California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States. With 39.6 million residents, 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.
According to a report by Huffpost, on Friday, California Governor Gavin Newsom declared a statewide emergency to immediately begin wildfire prevention efforts across the state. The announcement comes..
Some call it a poppy "super bloom." But the mayor of Lake Elsinore, California, calls it a "Poppy Apocalypse." The city had to close Walker Canyon on Sunday due to an influx of tourists. It's open now...
Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke announced a $6,136,763 fundraising haul in the first 24 hours of his campaign, topping the rest of the 2020 field. O'Rourke, who like many candidates has..
New Jersey's attorney general on Friday sued a California company, accusing it of conducting illegal "ghost gun" sales, in what he said was the first lawsuit by a U.S. state against a distributor of.. Reuters - Published
Several Democratic presidential candidates will skip the American Israel Public Affairs Committee's policy conference this year after a prominent progressive group called on them to boycott the event,.. WorldNews - Published
Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., filed a $250 million lawsuit earlier this week against Twitter and a number of parody accounts. Now, one dedicated to a cow has surpassed him on Twitter.
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BERLIN (AP) — Shares in Germany’s Bayer have plunged after a U.S. jury found the Roundup weed killer was a substantial factor in a California man’s cancer — the second case that has... WorldNews - Published
California officials are rolling out a plan to remove more dead trees and underbrush in forests statewide to beat back wildfire danger. However, some scientists say the focus should be on protecting.. USATODAY.com - Published
Researchers from Scripps Institution of Oceanography in California have created an updated topographical map of the seafloor called SRTM15+V2.0, showing many previously unknown underwater mountains,.. WorldNews - Published
A jury in federal court in San Francisco has concluded that Roundup weed killer was a substantial factor in a California man's cancer. The unanimous verdict on Tuesday came in a trial... WorldNews - Published
The University of Southern California said it may expel students tied to a brazen U.S. college-admissions scam after reviewing their records, which could lead the college to throw out "Full House".. Reuters - Published
Tuesday: U.C. Irvine has become a hot N.C.A.A. tournament pick; the military construction projects that could be raided to fund Trump’s wall; and a lawsuit over the Flintstone House in Hillsborough. NYTimes.com - Published
A rare phenomenon attracted so many visitors to a Southern California town that officials declared a public safety emergency. The "Super Bloom" has drawn tens of thousands of people. The town of Lake.. CBS News - Published
The small town of Lake Elsinore has become so popular it's now a crisis after tens of thousands of tourists flocked to the area to see the "super bloom" of vivid orange poppies in the California desert.. WorldNews - Published
About 150,000 people over the weekend flocked to see this year's rain-fed flaming orange patches of poppies lighting up the hillsides near Lake Elsinore, about a 90-minute drive from either San Diego.. USATODAY.com - Published
Police in a seaside California city have alerted local schools to two "virtual kidnap" cases in 24 hours, The Associated Press reports. Laguna Beach police say victims received phone calls claiming.. WorldNews - Published
Peru's former president, Alejandro Toledo, considered a fugitive in Peru, was arrested for being drunk in public in California and released early on Monday, authorities in California said. Reuters - Published
The Associated PressINDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Roger Federer came out playing like his legendary self. Dominic Thiem needed a set to adjust to what he was seeing across the net. Thiem went on to.. WorldNews - Published
Southwest Airlines held a celebration for their inaugural Hawaiian flight from Oakland, California to Honolulu. The airline will add daily flights between Oakland and Maui and will soon begin.. USATODAY.com - Published
PG&E Corp is close to naming a new chief executive officer and revamping its board backed by some of its largest investors, the Wall Street Journal said on Saturday, as the power utility restructures.. Reuters - Published
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. — Milos Raonic fell one win short of making it a true Canada day on BNP Paribas Open championship Sunday. The No. 13 seed from Thornhill, Ont., lost 7-6 (3), 6-7 (3), 6-4 to No... WorldNews - Published
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Dominic Thiem outlasted Milos Raonic 7-6 (3), 6-7 (3), 6-4 on Saturday to reach the BNP Paribas Open final after Roger Federer advanced when Rafael Nadal withdrew because.. WorldNews - Published
In 2016, Ernie Andrus became the oldest person to run across the country, from California to Georgia. Now at 95, he will start a new journey. Steve Hartman has his story on the road. CBS News - Published