Police in Northern California say a body was found inside a freezer at an abandoned auto shop.
A Northern California man accused of killing his 84-year-old grandfather by dragging him behind a pickup truck for nearly six miles has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder.
A central figure in a sweeping San Francisco organized crime and public corruption case has pleaded not guilty.
Teal ribbons this month on fire trucks and downtown businesses are meant to raise awareness of sexual violence.
Police say a man was arrested after using a stolen car to get to a court appearance in California.
An overturned beer truck put a damper on the morning commute Tuesday in Fresno.
As some of the Kern County Jewish community prepared for their Monday night Seder dinner at the Chabad of Bakersfield synagogue in celebration of the Passover holiday, Rabbi Shmuel Schlanger said he was very aware those attending have many thoughts, concerns and questions surrounding the senseless shootings in Kansas City.
A historical building in downtown Bakersfield is resurfacing after many years of being hidden under a stucco facade.
The state Senate leader on Monday backed off an unpopular proposal for a so-called carbon tax on consumer fuels and instead wants to dedicate billions of dollars generated by California's greenhouse gas reduction law to affordable housing, mass transit and high-speed rail.
The disgraced former city manager who became the face of a multimillion dollar corruption scandal in the small Los Angeles suburb of Bell was sentenced in federal court Monday to 33 months in prison for income tax evasion.
Federal officials on Monday proposed more than doubling the size of two marine sanctuaries off the Northern California coast, a move that would restrict the movements of cargo ships, aircraft and personal watercraft, and close the areas to oil and gas exploration.
A 90-year-old motorcycle rider had his left leg severed Monday afternoon in a hit-and-run crash.
The Alaska fugitive case against Davon Mosley of Bakersfield, Calif., was dropped March 27 after California authorities declined extradition.
Oakland tourism officials are spending $195,000 to try to shed the city's reputation for crime and blight to attract more visitors.
Authorities say a quick-thinking neighbor kicked in the door of a burning Huntington Beach house and helped two people inside escape the flames.