California high-speed rail project wins big in appellate court ruling
In a huge victory for Gov. Jerry Brown, a panel of appellate court judges Thursday affirmed the state's bullet train funding plan, paving the way for California to sell $8.2 billion in bonds it needs to construct the San Francisco-to-Los Angeles rail line.
San Jose police say what is believed to be the Bay Area's first police drone will only be used for bomb cases, but critics fear it could be used to spy on residents and gather information without a warrant.
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.
This barren, desert prison is where O.J. Simpson lives
Some here call it the 'O.J. House,' the only gated community in a vast stretch of desert rich in gold and silver, pioneer trails and proud, isolated towns north of Reno.
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Removing a lawn? Check out synthetic turf
Long scoffed at as the bad toupee of the landscaping world, today's high-end fake grass is realistic-looking, kid-friendly, nonflammable, nontoxic, recyclable and low-maintenance. Better yet, hosing it off once a week, which is recommended if you have pets, consumes way less water than a live lawn.
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MTV wants Beyonce without Jay Z for VMA performance
Singer nominated eight times; Eminem and Iggy Azalea nominated for seven awards each.