Coqui frogs -- voracious, cacaphonous amphibians -- have already disrupted the ecosystem of Hawaii's Big Island. Now they've got a foothold in the Golden State…
By Leah Rosenbaum, STAT
After the Ghost Ship warehouse fire, Oakland firefighters want to create a peer counseling program to help cope with PTSD and other mental health issues.
By Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press
Members from Native American tribes in six Western states called on Congress to restore funding to tribes during budget negotiations.
By Jonathan J. Cooper, Associated Press
The party's elected leaders urged fired-up activists to work against the 14 Republicans in the state's 53-member congressional delegation.
California leads the nation with the highest percentage of prisoners serving for life, which critics say is an economic drain on the state.
By Mindy Fetterman, Stateline
An online survey by Reuters in 2014 found that nearly one in four Americans want their state to secede. The desire was highest — 34 percent — in the Southwest, which includes Texas.
By PBS NewsHour
Twenty-five years ago, parts of Los Angeles erupted with anger after four white police officers who were filmed beating motorist Rodney King with batons were acquitted of assault. Riots lasted for five days, left 63 people dead and destroyed or…
By Lindsey Hoshaw, KQED
It’s a fantastic year for wildflower lovers in California, who’ve been frolicking amid fields of poppies, lupine and golden brush.
The gunman, identified as 53-year-old Cedric Anderson, shot his wife, a teacher at North Park Elementary School, in an apparent murder-suicide inside a special-needs classroom.
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