The California Department of Motor Vehicles announced Wednesday that more than 113,000 driver’s licenses were issued statewide in January, and more than half were to undocumented immigrants, who have been allowed to apply under Assembly Bill 60.
A decision on whether charges should be brought against a truck driver involved in a crash that derailed a California commuter train will not be made until the investigation is complete, Ventura County's top prosecutor said Thursday.
State lawmakers on Thursday demanded that a California man take down poster-size swastikas displayed in front of his house, calling the signs racist and vulgar but acknowledging the person had a right to free speech.
Two stolen Italian books dating to the 17th century that were discovered in the San Francisco Bay Area and many other plundered ancient artifacts will be returned to their country of origin, federal officials say.
Federal drug agents are seeking civil forfeiture of two houses in northern California's Emerald Triangle marijuana-growing region, alleging they were bought with the proceeds from marijuana illegally sold in New York and Georgia.
When the last "Breaking Bad" episode aired almost two years ago, New Mexico officials feared film and television production might end in the state after the series brought welcome attention and tourism to Albuquerque.
A souped-up car that was illegally street racing lost control and careened onto a sidewalk, killing two spectators and critically injuring another in suburban Los Angeles before its driver ran away early Thursday, police said.
A Southern California man whose German shepherd chewed off most of its own leg after being tied up outside for a week will have an abuse charge dropped if he completes a mandated course on animal care.
California's Chapman University will settle a lawsuit brought by a 98-year-old philanthropist who claimed the school took advantage of his age to get him to pledge $12 million for an engineering building.