A tsunami generated by a massive earthquake off Alaska could cause major damage to California's economy and force 750,000 people to evacuate.
US firefighters battling a blaze that has ripped through a stretch of Yosemite National Park made painstaking progress Sunday as the inferno was deemed the fourth largest in California's history.
The wildfire threatening Yosemite National Park grew Tuesday to become California's seventh biggest ever, as firefighters battled to protect San Francisco's main water supply.
A raging California wildfire burning on the northern tip of the storied Yosemite National Park now threatens San Francisco's water and electricity supply.
A huge wildfire raged unchecked near California's famous Yosemite National Park on Friday, threatening thousands of homes as officials declared a state of emergency.
Republican Darrell Issa of California was 2012's richest member of Congress, worth at least $355 million.
Transgender students in California public schools will be able to choose which bathrooms to use and which sex-segregated sports to play.
More than 1,600 Californian firefighters are battling a blaze east of Los Angeles that has injured six people and forced hundreds to flee their homes.
Douglas Engelbart, who revolutionized computing by inventing the mouse, died in California on Tuesday at the age of 88.
The US Supreme Court has rejected an emergency bid to reinstate California's ban on same-sex marriage.
A lesbian couple who spearheaded a fight to end a ban on same-sex marriage in California wed Friday, hours after the ban was lifted following a landmark Supreme Court ruling.
Television talk show queen Oprah Winfrey was named the most powerful celebrity in the world on Wednesday as Forbes.com released its annual list of the top movers and shakers in the entertainment industry.
All evacuation orders were lifted Sunday in California as firefighters battling a massive wildfire near Los Angeles said they had contained 60 percent of the blaze.
A raging California wildfire nearly tripled in size Friday as it threatened 4,000 homes, although firefighters said they had gained more control over it.
A German man who posed as a member of the famed Rockefeller family after allegedly killing his landlord in California likely killed the man's wife too.
Kazakhstan Ambassador to the U.S. had a meeting with congressmen and heads of IT, pharmaceutics and infrastructure companies in Los Angeles.
A sea lion pup startled guests after waddling from a California beach into a nearby luxury hotel, where it pitched up at the patio bar.
A Japanese diplomat based in California and charged with abusing his wife has been sentenced to a year in jail and will start serving it in May.
A 4.7-magnitude earthquake Monday shook buildings in Los Angeles, with US seismologists saying it was the strongest to hit the area since 2010, but there were no reports of damage or casualties.
Kazakhstan’s Astana Arlans boxing club has secured its seventh victory in a row in the World Series of Boxing matches by beating Los Angeles Knockouts.
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