Gun owners in California have been wearing their handguns in coffee shops and restaurants. The guns are unloaded and legal, but some citizens and police departments are wary.
The Tesla plane crash in East Palo Alto, Calif., occurred in heavy fog. The accident, which killed three Tesla employees, raises questions about general aviation flying near residential neighborhoods.
Sunday's church shooting of two teens is latest crime to hit a city reeling from a string of attacks and gun deaths. Faith leaders in Richmond, Calif., decry attack, as well as disrespect for sanctuary in a house of worship.
President Obama announced Thursday that California would receive $2.7 billion to boost its high-speed rail plan. The state hopes to link Los Angeles and San Francisco by 2017.
President Obama announced 13 high-speed rail projects worth $8 billion Thursday. It is an 'important beginning,' advocates say, aimed at several key population centers.
A major international agreement at Copenhagen would be great. But much of the progress against climate change must take place at a local level.
President Obama declared Tuesday's tsunami a 'major disaster' and dispatched aid to American Samoa. As many as 120 people may have died, and more tsunamis could hit.
A San Francisco-based website lets journalists pitch their ideas directly to the local community, which can then fund the story they want to see reported. The venture is now expanding to Los Angeles.
Miss Lily, a Great Dane-mastiff mix, basks in the summer sun with her owner, Suzzane Matteson, at the dog beach at Quiet Waters Park on Chesapeake Bay near Annapolis, Md.
Crews worked round-the-clock to repair a cracked beam, but the bigger task – finishing the new eastern half of the bridge – keeps getting pushed back.