This region remained below state averages, but schools are marching in the right direction, state test scores show. Across California nearly half of test takers, 49 percent, were at or above grade level in English and 37 percent passed the bar in math, in results made public Wednesday.
Two defendants became the first on Thursday to plead guilty in Las Vegas to federal charges in an armed confrontation with U.S. officials over grazing rights near cattleman and open-range advocate Cliven Bundy's ranch.
California Gov. Jerry Brown wants to pass a ballot measure to make certain nonviolent felons eligible for early release. He scolded Fresno County Sheriff Margaret Sims in a voicemail for what he called a “malicious” mailer opposing the measure. The Sacramento Bee obtained the voicemail.
California Gov. Brown scolds Fresno County sheriff in voicemail
El Capitan kicker Joseph Lema is kicking for a cause this season
Jonathan Collazo is ready for a big season at Stone Ridge
Merced quarterback Jake Foss discusses upcoming season