California, the first state to legalize medical marijuana 20 years ago, will vote in November on whether to legalize recreational use for people over the age of 21. With 39 million residents and the world’s 6th-largest economy, California’s status could…
By Corinne Segal
The videos -- one from a cell phone, and another from a surveillance camera at a nearby taco shop -- show the encounter between Alfred Olango and El Cajon police.
By Kristen Doerer and Joshua Barajas
A police officer in a San Diego suburb shot and killed an unarmed black man Tuesday, after the 30-year-old drew an object and took a “shooting stance,” El Cajon, California, authorities said.
By Kelly Whalen
San Jose bluesman Aki Kumar has just released an album that combines old songs from Indian blockbuster films of his childhood with Chicago-style blues.
Brock Turner, who was convicted of sexually assaulting an unconscious woman in 2015, was released from jail Friday after serving three months.
By Mori Rothman and Hannah Yi
A fire that burned through 58 square miles and destroyed 103 residences in southern California last week is now 83 percent contained, even as six other wildfires continue burning around the state. The NewsHour Weekend's Mori Rothman reports the toll…
By Courtney Norris
More than 80,000 people have been evacuated from their homes as a wildfire continues to blaze in Southern California.
By Sergio Bustos and Nicholas Riccardi, Associated Press
Many Hispanic families have an immense personal stake in what happens on Election Day, but despite large numbers, Hispanics often can't vote, aren't registered to vote, or simply choose to sit out.
By Ana B. Ibarra, Kaiser Health News
For undocumented immigrants, finding affordable health care has been an ongoing battle.
As the music began for a third day at a music festival in northern California last Saturday morning, 38 people sat at a campsite nearby, sharing how they would get through the weekend without relapsing.
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