California girds to protect undocumented foreigners from Trump
California, home to many foreigners without residence papers, is girding to fight any attempt by President-elect Donald Trump to expel them.
Strong quake strikes off northern California, no tsunami threat
A 6.5-magnitude earthquake struck Thursday off the US west coast north of San Francisco, but no major tsunami threat was expected, seismologists said.
Up to 40 feared dead in California warehouse fire
Fire crews in California worked into the night Saturday sifting through the remains of a warehouse gutted by a blaze during a rave party, with officials saying they fear the death toll could reach 40.
Muslim students targeted in California campus attacks
Authorities at two universities in California said Thursday police were investigating attacks against female Muslim students, one of which was described as a hate crime.
Two wounded in break-in at supermodel's California mansion
An intruder was shot and a security guard stabbed during a break-in at the Malibu mansion of supermodel Miranda Kerr, police and local media reported.
Two police officers killed, one injured in US
Two US police officers were fatally shot and one injured Saturday while responding to a domestic disturbance call in Palm Springs, California, police said.
Police in California kill black man acting erratically
Police in a California city fatally shot a black man who had been acting erratically, prompting protesters to quickly gather and accuse officers of an unjustified killing.
Firenadoes rage in California as blaze menaces 82,000
Weary firefighters Thursday battled a raging inferno that was threatening the homes of more than 82,000 people in southern California and sent flaming "firenadoes" tearing across the brush.