A 16-year-old boy stowed away in the wheel well of a flight from California to Hawaii, surviving the voyage halfway across the Pacific Ocean unscathed despite frigid temperatures.
Bus carrying prospective college students rolls over on California highway, killing ten and injuring dozens more.
A longtime California politician who was praised for his efforts to make government more transparent and authored gun control legislation was arrested Wednesday, accused of conspiracy to deal firearms and wire fraud.
California's drought could cause major problems for North America's second largest sake producer.
Mystery illness has left some children with permanently paralyzed limbs. Doctors are not sure what is causing the illnesses, but suspect a virus.
Divers off the coast of Carmel, California have encounter with giant Pacific Octopus.
Authorities now say a sniper was behind an April attack of 17 electrical transformers in Southern California. They're now treating the incident as a terror attack.
California court grants law license Thursday to a man who has lived in the U.S. illegally for two decades.
California's ongoing drought has vineyard owners seriously concerned.
he smell wafting from the house was bad, to put it mildly. It was the result of more than 200 dead pythons, 200 still-living snakes, and a rodent infestation.
Desperate for rain, dozens in California take part in a rain dance.
Mysterious formation discovered in Chualar, California field.
Extremely low water levels at California's Folsom Lake reveal town hidden since 1955.
Snorkeler recovers large oarfish carcass off California coast.
California artist builds nest high above Pacific Ocean for people who want a unique experience living outdoors.
New California law gives transgender students equal access to restrooms and sports teams based on their "gender identity" rather than their biological sex.
"Silver Fire" has consumed 10,000 acres, with zero containment.
People in this quiet Northern California community expressed relief that there had been an arrest in the stabbing death of an 8-year-old girl, but they were stunned by the suspect: her 12-year-old brother.
Accidentally spending $1 more than usual on Lotto Tickets paid off for a mother of four sons in Orange County to the tune of $14 million.
Hundreds of firefighters struggle to protect homes in path of growing fires.
Blaze destroys at least one home and hundreds of acres.
A tight-knit Northern California community is on virtual lockdown as police search for a man who stabbed an 8-year-old girl to death in an apparent random killing in her home.
A man who was found dead hanging by a rope off an 18-story Sacramento high-rise appears to have been a graffiti tagger, Sacramento police said Monday.
Massive rescue effort launched after truck carrying bee hives tips over.
A man drove a car into a San Jose Walmart, then grabbed a blunt object and began beating customers Sunday morning, police said.
A California official is bringing new life to the argument that the Internet -- including emails -- is an untapped revenue resource that should be taxed to help local economies.
A California man and his dog are being credited with saving a man who was trapped for days in a hole on a mountain.
Seven elementary school students are recovering in Costa Mesa after they took a bite of a marijuana brownie that a boy brought to school.
Woman killed after entering lion enclosure at California big cat sanctuary.
Clint Eastwood has joined more than 100 Republicans in arguing that gays and lesbians should be allowed to legally wed.
An attorney representing a family bent out of shape over a public school yoga program in the beach city of Encinitas filed a lawsuit Wednesday to stop the district-wide classes.
LAPD officers placed under protection during the Christopher Dorner manhunt discuss their frightening ordeal.
Massachusetts teen rushes to the aid of elderly neighbor during blizzard.
Sacramento Bee misprint sends callers to adult chatline.
A California man is behind bars in Wichita County after DPS troopers say they found a large amount of marijuana in his vehicle during a traffic stop.
A law enforcement official says a person believed to be the fugitive ex-Los Angeles cop sought in three killings has exchanged gunfire with authorities in the San Bernardino Mountains.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry is visiting California, and he hopes to return home with something more than a Disneyland souvenir.
Massive manhunt underway for former LA cop accused of three murders.
Two women who were delivering newspapers in Torrance, Calif., early Thursday were shot by jittery Los Angeles police officers.