A deadly accident at the Lodi Parachute Center shaped a law Gov. Jerry Brown signed Saturday that allows the state to fine and jail operators of skydiving companies if uncertified instructors lead tandem jumps.
Authorities still are investigating why an unruly passenger stabbed and seriously wounded the driver of a Las Vegas-bound Greyhound bus along Interstate 15 about the 24 miles (39 kilometers) from the California border.
It may not be surprising that an "aquatic desert" turtle faces long odds in life, but environmentalists and biologists still welcomed this week's endangered species designation for the Sonoyta mud turtle.
Springtime brings sunshine and warm breezes – but also misery for millions of Americans who suffer from seasonal allergies. Lily Pien, M.D., explains how being prepared can put you on the road to relief. Credit: Cleveland Clinic
Preparation Is Key For Allergy Season in Merced County
What you need to know about the massive Oroville dam emergency in California