UC Berkeley sexual assault policies draw U.S. agency probe
UC Berkeley students' complaint prompts a federal investigation into Cal's handling of sexual assault cases
American flag T-shirt case: Republican congressmen join legal flap over Cinco de Mayo incident at South Bay high school
Republican lawmakers, conservative groups back former Live Oak High School students' families in federal appeals court battle over 2010 incident on Cinco de Mayo, when students were ordered to remove American flag T-shirts
California drought: March rains mean small increase in water supply, but not enough to make a major difference
Rodeo Drive's high-fashion boutiques are making fast progress persuading California lawmakers to let them keep selling luxury goods made from alligator skin, including purses, wallets, boots, shoes and watch bands.
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.
Watch these baby ostriches run around and discover the world
On the Rooster Cogburn Ostrich Ranch in Arizona, a bunch of baby ostriches were just born, more than they have in recent years. Full Story
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Free tours of water-wise California-native gardens
As more Californians than ever explore drought-tolerant landscape alternatives, two upcoming garden tours shine a spotlight on low-water native plants. On April 26 and 27, some 60 gardens on the Peninsula and in the Santa Clara Valley will be open to visitors. And on May 4, some 40 East Bay gardens, from Fremont to Martinez, will be open too.
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Ryan Seacrest leaving 'American Idol?'
Report says the “Idol” host stepping down after current season.