Politics Feb 12Ex-astronaut Mark Kelly announces run for McCain Senate seat
If Kelly is nominated, the race would pit a Navy veteran and astronaut against a trailblazing Air Force pilot in the contest to replace McCain, a legendary Navy flyer who was famously shot down and held captive.
Nation Dec 04Children return to school 3 weeks after destructive California wildfire
Schools in the county had been closed since Nov. 8, when the blaze swept through the town of Paradise and surrounding areas, destroying nearly 14,000 homes and killing at least 85 people in the nation's deadliest wildfire in a century.
Nation Nov 11Southern Californians battered by wildfires that killed 2
The death toll from another massive fire in northern California has reached 23, bringing the statewide total to 25.
Nation Nov 102 killed in Southern California fire that’s doubled in size
Wildfires burning across California have now killed 11 people, including nine found dead in a massive fire in Northern California that destroyed the town of Paradise.
Nation Nov 10Official: Thousand Oaks Gunman apparently stopped shooting to post online
Authorities trying to make sense of why a gunman killed 12 people at a Southern California bar are not publicly discussing what they’ve learned, but at least one Instagram post he made after beginning the massacre has emerged as an…
Nation Sep 30California’s tough net neutrality bill prompts U.S. lawsuit
California Gov. Jerry Brown signed the nation's toughest net neutrality measure Sunday, prompting an immediate lawsuit by the Trump administration.
Nation Sep 01California approves measure to pass on wildfire costs
The California Legislature voted Friday to allow power companies to raise electric bills to cover the cost of lawsuits from last year's deadly wildfires.
Nation Aug 11Trump’s tariffs boost rebuilding costs for wildfire victims
The import tariffs imposed by President Donald Trump are adding thousands of dollars to the cost of building homes.
Politics Aug 05California gas tax repeal effort could help GOP candidates
Top national Republicans are pouring money into a campaign to repeal a recent gas tax increase in California to help the GOP hold onto U.S. House seats in the Democratic state.
Nation Jul 28Uncontained wildfire destroys 500 structures in California
Only a handful of homes remain in the small northern California community of Keswick. The so-called Carr Fire roared through Shasta County, so thoroughly eating up homes, that it's difficult to tell how many once stood in the ruins.