Homeless people would be allowed to sit, sleep and panhandle in public under a bill that passed a legislative committee on Tuesday, even as some lawmakers cited concerns about its potential effect on local governments.
The top 10 cities include three ZIP codes in Stockton, three in Fresno and one in Bakersfield, all Central Valley areas routinely listed among the most polluted in the state. In Southern California, East Los Angeles, Vernon, and Baldwin Park are also in the top 10.
A teacher accused of sexual encounters with a number of students entered a plea Friday in Kern County court. Amber Failla was arrested last year at her Tehachapi home. The California City High School math teacher allegedly performed oral sex on boys...
Police in a far Northern California city are asking for the public's help in identifying the suspect in a botched burglary. But if the man is wearing the same bright pants and jacket seen in surveillance footage, they may not need it.
Five former elected officials of the small, blue-collar California city of Bell were convicted Wednesday of multiple counts of misappropriating public funds by paying themselves huge salaries while raising taxes on residents.