California corrections chief aims to change prison culture
California's new corrections chief plans to add training on diversity and leadership for prison employees and to examine what has been effective in other states to change employees' attitudes as he tries to alter a culture that often pits prison guards against inmates and outsiders.
VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) -- A rocket carrying a payload for the U.S. government has successfully launched from the central California coast.
After three weeks of secrets, rumors and public uproar, the California Coastal Commission will deliberate whether to fire embattled Executive Director Charles Lester, whose potential ouster has churned up a Mavericks-sized wave of protest from environmentalists.
Special report on the chromium-tainted desert town made famous in "Erin Brockovich."
Get all the latest news and links to resources as the state battles another fiscal mess.
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Review: 'Satchmo' goes behind Louis Armstrong's happy facade
The solo show 'Satchmo' by Terry Teachout depicts jazz legend Louis Armstrong reflecting on his bittersweet life and music; it plays at American Conservatory Theater through Feb. 7
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Kanye West: Bill Cosby is 'innocent' and other new Twitter rants
Kanye West had a very busy Tuesday on social media, declaring Bill Cosby is 'innocent,' apologizing to Michael Jordan and fuming about Kylie Jenner's new endorsement deal.