Police fatally shoot knife-wielding man in Bell Gardens

Police is Southern California say officers fatally shot a man who allegedly attacked his step-father with a knife inside their Bell Gardens home
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Democrat defeats independent for California insurance czar

New vote totals show Democratic state Sen. Ricardo Lara has defeated Republican-turned-independent Steve Poizner to become the state's next insurance commission
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New California law to help sidewalk vendors operate legally

California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill to make it easier for sidewalk vendors to operate legally in the state
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Major criminal justice bills in California Legislature

Major criminal justice bills in California Legislature
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The Latest: Lawmakers OK bill to keep kids from adult court

Bill to keep 14-, 15-year olds out of adult criminal courts heads to Gov. Jerry Brown
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Bill would open boards to people without full legal status

Immigrants living in California without full legal status could serve in some appointed offices under a bill sent to Gov. Jerry Brown.
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Bill would open board seats to people in country illegally

Immigrants living in California illegally could serve in some appointed offices under a bill sent to Gov. Jerry Brown
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California lawmaker reprimanded for sexual comments

California Assemblyman Devon Mathis was reprimanded last month for making sexual comments, including about fellow lawmakers
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3 dead, 8 injured after fleeing truck rollover in California

U.S. Border Patrol agents who tried to pull over a pickup truck they suspected had crossed into the country illegally deployed a tire-flattening device after th
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US to cut troops along Mexico border but extend deployment

The U.S. plans to cut the number of active-duty troops along the border with Mexico but extend the deployment for another 45 days
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Man pleads guilty to riot conspiracy after Virginia rally

One of four California men accused of violently attacking counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally in Virginia last year has pleaded guilty to conspiracy
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Another court nixes Trump push to cut 'sanctuary city' funds

A federal judge says the Trump administration can't withhold over $29 million in law enforcement money from six states and New York City in a clash over their i
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The Latest: Scientists describe fault where quake happened

Scientists say the damaging Alaska earthquake and aftershocks happened on a type of fault with one side moving down and away from the other side
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Fire-scarred California areas escape large-scale rain damage

A major storm brought localized mudslides and street flooding to California, leaving some people stranded in their vehicles, but the fire-scarred state escaped
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California wildfire emissions equal year of power pollution

U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke says wildfires in California in 2018 released roughly the same amount of carbon emissions as are produced each year to provid
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Democratic sweep in California raises GOP suspicion

A combination of recent changes in California's election rules have lengthened the ballot-counting process and upended traditional voting patterns in a year tha
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US to keep about 4,000 troops at border through January

U.S. officials say the number of active-duty troops at the southern border will drop from 5,600 to about 4,000, and their deployment will extend through the end
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The big fight: In Fury, Wilder faces true heavyweight equal

Deontay Wilder has waited a decade for the shot at worldwide fame and fortune he is getting Saturday night at Staples Center
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The Latest: 3 dead, 7 injured in Border Patrol chase

The U.S. Border Patrol says agents involved in a deadly chase tried to stop a pickup truck before it sped from rugged terrain near the U.S.-Mexico border
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Fire-scarred California escapes large-scale rain damage

A major storm brought localized mudslides and street flooding to California and some people had to be rescued from stranded vehicles but the fire-scarred state
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Wizards' Howard out 2-3 months after spinal surgery

Wizards center Dwight Howard out 2-3 months after spinal surgery
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Inspiration vs. pragmatism: Democrats face tough 2020 choice

Democrats beginning to think about the type of person they'd like to see take on President Donald Trump face an early conundrum: whether a pragmatist has a bett
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More than 4 feet of snow in Sierra, nearly 2 feet at Tahoe

Another winter storm is moving toward Lake Tahoe where nearly 2 feet of snow already has fallen at several resorts and more than 4 feet of snow is reported furt
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Big Game features winning teams for a change

Stanford and California both head into the Big Game this weekend amid successful seasons for a change
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