S.F. pier shooting: Suspect's gun belonged to federal agent
Authorities confirmed that the gun used in the killing at Pier 14 belonged to a federal agent. Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez was arraigned on murder charges Tuesday in connection with the slaying. He is being held on $5 million bail.
Officials at Yosemite National Park say a massive sheet of rock has fallen from the vertical face of Half Dome on the most popular route used by climbers.
In a startling turnaround for a measure that just weeks ago appeared to be headed for easy passage, the sponsors of SB 128 conceded this morning that they don't have the votes on the Assembly Health Committee to move the intensely debated legislation, which had already cleared the state Senate.
On the eve of Tuesday's critical vote in an Assembly hearing, an aid-in-dying bill is facing resistance from the most unexpected corner: Southern California Democrats, mostly young and Latino.
In a scathing audit, state tax officials slammed nonprofit health insurer Blue Shield of California for stockpiling "extraordinarily high surpluses" -- more than $4 billion -- and for failing to offer more affordable coverage or other public benefits.
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: El Cerrito's Taste of Ethiopia definitely worth a visit
With its super fresh vegetarian and meat dishes, Ethiopian coffee and authentic, hard-to-find touches, this new Ethiopian restaurant is worth a visit.
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Paula Deen tweets photo of son in brownface
Former Food Network star reveals racial insensitivity again with “I Love Lucy” post that ignites social media backlash.