California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States. With 39.5 million residents across a total area of about 163,696 square miles (423,970 km2), California is the most populous U.S. state and the third-largest by area. The state capital is Sacramento. The Greater Los Angeles Area and the San Francisco Bay Area are the nation's second- and fifth-most populous urban regions, with 18.7 million and 9.7 million residents respectively. Los Angeles is California's most populous city, and the country's second-most populous, after New York City. California also has the nation's most populous county, Los Angeles County, and its largest county by area, San Bernardino County. The City and County of San Francisco is both the country's second-most densely populated major city after New York City and the fifth-most densely populated county, behind only four of the five New York City boroughs.
Federal officials have announced that the multi-state E.coli outbreak tied to romaine lettuce is over. The FDA and CDC in November warned people against consuming romaine grown in Salinas, California...
Nancy Pelosi has announced the Democrats who will prosecute President Donald Trump's impeachment case. Politico says the Democrats, all congressmen, will be managers of the impeachment case. Who made..
Life keeps getting hard for disgraced attorney Michael Avenatti. The once celebrated attorney was arrested on Tuesday. He's been accused of violating the terms of his release from custody. Avenatti is..
Responding to a question on why the American people should trust U.S. intelligence on the imminent threat posed by Qassem Soleimani, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said agency personnel do their 'best'..
A California mom says she was attacked earlier this week for trying to report bullying at her daughter's high school. Maria Guadalupe Jimenez was apparently trying to visit the principal at James Logan..
Wide receiver of the New England Patriots, Julian Edelman, got into a bit of trouble. According to Business Insider, Edelman was arrested and accused of jumping on the hood of a parked Mercedes. Police..
California Gov. Gavin Newsom was pressured by three dozen environmental groups. They wrote a letter to Newsom urging him to declare a sweeping climate emergency. Additionally, they asked for new fossil..
Walmart truck drivers should have been paid for their rest breaks, and now the company is going to have to pay up. According to Business Insider, the drivers are the latest to win in federal court for..
Police are asking the public to help identify a car that drove off a cliff in northern California just days before the New Year. Footage released by the California Highway Patrol shows a vehicle head..
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Four Los Angeles-area schoolteachers who were doused with jet fuel dumped by a Delta Air Lines plane in the minutes before it made an emergency landing sued the airline on Friday, accusing the flight.. Reuters - Published
One person died and another was badly injured in a morning avalanche in Lake Tahoe. The state sues over President Trump's plan to open up coastal and farming land to gas and oil extraction. And.. USATODAY.com - Published
It's a claim frequently made: Homeless people in town are from somewhere else. It's really not true. In related news, Gov. Newsom wraps up a homelessness tour in Oakland, where he promises to "own.. USATODAY.com - Published
Toyota is taking a major leap into the world of urban air mobility, leading the Series C funding round for electric air taxi company Joby Aviation. Over the last decade, Joby has been developing its.. WorldNews - Published
Find out how to watch more than a million snow geese as they munch on rice fields in NorCal. And our Palm Springs-based political reporter breaks down all you need to know ahead of the Golden.. USATODAY.com - Published
Five California mountain lions were seen together on home surveillance video in a rare gathering of the notoriously solitary big cats. The footage was recorded at a rural residence at the edge of the.. USATODAY.com - Published
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., speaks as the House of Representatives debates the impeachment managers resolution at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020. | AP The Senate trial is.. WorldNews - Published
Michael Avenatti's criminal trial for trying to extort Nike Inc may be delayed following the celebrity lawyer's unexpected arrest late on Tuesday in California for allegedly violating his bail.. Reuters - Published
Court filings did not provide specifics but the documents were tied to a case in California in which Mr. Avenatti is accused of stealing money from clients and lying about his business. NYTimes.com - Published
Inter-Korean cooperation doesn't necessarily have to wait for the United States' denuclearization talks with North Korea to progress, South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha said on Tuesday after.. Reuters - Published
DES MOINES — Some key takeaways from Tuesday’s Democratic presidential debate in Des Moines, the final forum before the Iowa caucuses: Civility and substance After the United States’ killing of.. WorldNews - Published
Celebrity lawyer Michael Avenatti was arrested on Tuesday on accusations that he violated the terms of his release from custody while awaiting trial on charges that he sought to extort millions of.. Reuters - Published
Groups sue to block a federal agency's decision to open up 1 million acres of public land for oil drilling and fracking. A group of homeless women illegally occupying an Oakland home are evicted at.. USATODAY.com - Published
A Delta Airlines jet making an emergency landing at Los Angeles International Airport dumped fuel on the playground of an elementary school in the flight path on Tuesday, inflicting minor injuries on.. France 24 - Published
Two U.S. agencies sent on Tuesday to the White House for final review proposed revisions to Obama-era vehicle emissions standards through the 2026 model year that could spark a legal fight with.. Reuters - Published
The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) will meet on Feb. 25 to determine the probable cause of the 2018 fatal crash of a Tesla Inc vehicle in Mountain View, California, the agency said. Reuters - Published
U.S. transportation regulators will meet Feb. 25 to determine the probable cause of the 2018 fatal crash of a Tesla Inc vehicle in Mountain View, California, the National transportation Safety Board.. Reuters - Published
Ukrainian company hacked Russian military spies have hacked a Ukrainian gas company that is at the heart of an impeachment trial of President Trump, who sought last year to pressure Ukraine to.. WorldNews - Published
California's governor began a week-long "homelessness tour" on Monday seeking $750 million to address growing numbers of people living on the streets, stopping first in a rural community to show his.. Reuters - Published
Plus: A charging station caused a fire that killed 34 people aboard a diving boat over Labor Day weekend, attorneys representing deceased families claim. And the hashtag #OscarsSoWhite still applies.. USATODAY.com - Published
Here's the latest for Monday January 13th: U.S. sending Saudi cadets home after Fla. shooting; Snow blankets Pacific Northwest; Calif. sends emergency crews to Puerto Rico and Queen agrees to Harry,.. USATODAY.com - Published
Major League Baseball's best and Hollywood's brightest teamed up to raise money for families affected by wildfires, mass shootings and other tragedies in California with a softball game in picturesque.. Reuters - Published
WASHINGTON — Hear ye, hear ye: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is hitting the send button on President Donald Trump’s impeachment. That’s after she paused the whole constitutional matter, producing a.. WorldNews - Published
Surfers have long chased the world’s biggest waves in places as far-flung as Australia, Hawaii and the California coastline. But these days some of the biggest surf can be found in Europe off the.. France 24 - Published
HOUSTON (AP) — Texas will no longer accept the resettlement of new refugees, becoming the first state known to do so under a recent Trump administration order, Gov. Greg Abbott said Friday... WorldNews - Published
Investor turned climate activist turned Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer sat down recently with the Los Angeles Times editorial board to discuss his candidacy, particularly his views on the.. WorldNews - Published
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom will announce his state spending plan on Friday, flush with a multi-billion surplus that state lawmakers expect he will use to give full health.. WorldNews - Published
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she will "soon'' transmit the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, signaling a potential thaw in the standoff with Senate.. WorldNews - Published
Plus: A brightly colored green e-scooter company shrinks, but don't delete that app just yet. Also, tell us about the Golden State women who have changed your life and the world.
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California's new "gig worker" law does not apply to independent truck drivers because they are subject to federal statute, a Los Angeles judge ruled, handing a victory to one industry that is.. Reuters - Published