An 11-year-old California boy donned a cap and gown on Wednesday — to receive a college degree.
Crews are rushing to contain an oil spill that has befouled four miles of scenic California coastline just before the Memorial Day holiday.
Google's self-driving cars are cruising off the closed campus tracks and rolling onto public California roads.
Three people, including an aide to the California attorney general, have been arrested over an elaborate ruse involving a fake police force claiming ties to the "Knights of Templar," officials in California said late Tuesday.
Bureau of Firearms criticized for failing to secure tens of thousands of weapons currently in hands of fugitives, felons and the mentally ill.
It started on this day in 1970, on the heels of a major oil spill off the California coast.
California's record-setting drought is putting many avocado farmers out of business.
The mummified body of a woman who has been dead for years was found inside a California home filled with trash.
California Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday imposed mandatory water restrictions for the first time on residents, businesses and farms, ordering cities and towns to reduce usage by 25%.
This is no April fools joke, for one day only, Burger King in Japan is selling their new Whopper scented perfume called Flame-Grilled.
Andrew Getty, the 47-year-old grandson of the oil tycoon J. Paul Getty, was found dead at his Hollywood Hills home, his family said Tuesday night.
A firefighter suffered serious burns over most of his body when he fell through the roof of a blazing home in Fresno, California, an incident recorded on a neighbor's cellphone, fire officials said.
Two Fresno, California mothers have been arrested after entering a middle school cafeteria and confronting two students accused of bullying their children.
Gunman accused of killing two California deputies and wounding a third apprehended after breaking into occupied Auburn home. Mike Luery reports.
California family says police use of excessive force in standoff lead to the death of hostage Misty Holt-Singh. Melinda Meza reports.
More than 900 chickens killed with golf club in disturbing case of animal cruelty. Raquel Cervantes reports.
California firefighters struggle to contain rapidly expanding "King" wildfire. Mallory Hoff reports.
Swimmers and surfers are being told to stay out of the water near Monterey, California after two suspected Great White attacks. Phil Gomez reports.
California's "Boles" wildfire, one of 12 currently burning in the state, destroys dozens of buildings near the town of Weed. Roma Villavicencio reports.
Dry conditions lead to explosion of jellyfish in California's Lake Oroville. Jason Atcho reports.