Tornado rips through Montebello; strongest tornado to hit Los Angeles-area in 40 years
The tornado was the strongest to hit the LA Metro area in 40 years.
All LAUSD schools closed as thousands of employees continue 3-day strike
Los Angeles Unifed campuses will be closed Tuesday and likely through Thursday as service workers begin a planned strike -- leaving more than 400,000 students without classes.
Dog reunited with owner 2,000 miles away thanks to microchip
When veterinarians in Ohio located the dog's microchip, it showed that she belonged to a man named Jordan, a truck driver based in California.
California deputy faces DUI charge after car runs Navy gate
An off-duty San Diego County deputy has been arrested on suspicion of driving past security at the main gate of a California Navy base while under the influence, prompting guards to open fire and the base to be put on lockdown briefly.
California man arrested for child porn after wife found hidden camera, turned him in
Ryan Rovito, 34, was charged with the possession of child pornography.
Jury awards $8.25M to Black mother, daughters handcuffed outside Castro Valley Starbucks
A federal jury awarded a mother and her two daughters $8.25 million after they were unlawfully searched and handcuffed by Alameda County sheriff's deputies outside a Castro Valley Starbucks on their way to taking one of the young women to a college math test in Berkeley.
Man catches carp in flooded Watsonville road
The water was so high because of rains in Watsonville that a man caught a carp in the middle of the road.
Man on LA-Boston flight tried stabbing flight attendant: DOJ
A man was arrested after he allegedly trying to stab a United Airlines flight attendant in the neck and attempted to open an emergency exit door midflight from LAX to Boston.
Police Chase: Gunman waits for kids to cross street near Lakewood; Opens fire at several different locations
A tense four-county police chase ends with a suspect in custody – but not before the man went on a dangerous crime spree that included shooting at various SoCal locations.
16-year-old fatally stabbed during fight at Santa Rosa high school
A 16-year-old student was killed after being stabbed during a fight at a Santa Rosa high school on Wednesday morning and another student -- a 15-year-old boy – was taken into custody in connection with his death, authorities said.
Watch: Los Angeles sees light snow as winter storm pushes through region
The winter storm is the second of three pushing through Southern California this week, bringing more rain and snow to an already soaked region.
Elephants in US zoos face uncertain future without breeding
Some larger zoos have phased out elephant exhibits, but one California zoo is updating its Africa exhibit and working with an organization on breeding.
Thieves steal cancer patient supplies, wigs from San Mateo bus
A Bay Area non-profit said thieves have stolen a bus that carries supplies to cancer patients. The bus has been recovered. But it's damaged, and almost everything inside was stolen.
Southern California gets hit with powerful storm bringing rain, mountain snow, gusty winds
The coldest storm of the season hit Southern California Thursday bringing gusty winds, rain, and mountain snow into the region – even the area’s first Blizzard Warning in over three decades.
California bill would eventually ban all tobacco sales
Some California lawmakers want to eventually ban all tobacco sales, filing legislation to make it illegal to sell cigarettes and other products to anyone born after Jan. 1, 2007.
Watch: Lion, tiger react to snow in California
Bitterly cold temperatures in California have dropped snow levels as low as 1,000 to 1,500 feet.
Yosemite's 'Firefall' returns in 2023: Here’s how you can catch a glimpse of the fire in the sky
Dropping more than 2,000 feet down the eastern side of El Capitan, Horsetail Fall is a seasonal waterfall that flows during the winter and spring months.
Alleged catalytic converter thief run over, killed in California
A man accused of trying to steal a catalytic converter in Palmdale was killed Tuesday when he was run over by the woman whose vehicle he was trying to steal from, according to authorities.
California's Sen. Dianne Feinstein announces retirement
Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein, whose groundbreaking political career shattered gender barriers from San Francisco’s City Hall to the corridors of Capitol Hill, said Tuesday she won’t seek reelection in 2024.
Struggling Santa Rosa restaurant gets boost after heartfelt video from owners' daughter goes viral on TikTok
Feeling sad and troubled about the financial struggles her parents were enduring, the daughter of longtime Santa Rosa restaurant owners turned to social media for help. And the overwhelming reaction and reach were more than what the Lee family could have ever expected.