Wildfire in Siskiyou County reaches 50 square miles; evacuations continue
HAPPY CAMP, Calif. (AP) -- A wildfire near the small Northern California logging and gold mining town of Happy Camp in the Klamath National Forest has grown to a vast 50 square miles, pushed by westerly winds that sent embers ahead of the main blaze.
Online ride-sharing companies like Uber, Lyft and Sidecar will provide more insurance for drivers under a bill sent to the governor's desk Thursday, the result of a deal struck earlier this week following months of hardball negotiations.
SAN JOSE -- The Bay Area is enduring a parched summer, with profound implications for many.The list of towns and districts with water restrictions -- both mandatory and voluntary -- is growing rapidly.
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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Inbox filled with kitty litter-box tips
Readers offer their suggestions on making the litter box more attractive to cats.
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Joan Rivers stops breathing during throat surgery
Comedian reportedly rushed to New York hospital after going into either cardiac or respiratory arrest.