California's Famed 'Hero Cat' Wins Award Reserved For Man's Best FriendTara, the 7-year-old hero Tabby cat from Bakersfield who famously saved her baby human from an attack by a vicious dog last year, has been awarded the “Hero Dog” prize from the Society for The Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in Los Angeles.
Central Valley Assemblywoman Blames Drought On God's Wrath Over AbortionAssemblywoman Shannon Grove touched off a firestorm of criticism when she blamed California's historic drought on abortion.
Study Links Spike In California Auto Thefts With Flood Of Inmates Released EarlyA new study says California continues to see a spike in auto thefts since a change in prison policy four years ago forced many local jails to release more inmates early.
NASA's Electric Aircraft Could Revolutionize Your Work CommutePlanes could soon be ditching the jet fuel for electricity.
Granny Smith And Gala Apples Recalled Due To ListeriaGranny smith and gala apples are being recalled nationwide after the presence of Listeria monocytogenes was confirmed at an apple processing facility in Shafter, according to the Monterey County Health Department.
Central Valley Apple Plant Recalls 2014 Shipments Over Link To Listeria OutbreakA California apple packing plant has recalled all of its Granny Smith and Gala apple shipments from 2014 after they were linked to an outbreak of listeria in caramel apples that may have caused up to five deaths.
Amtrak San Joaquin Corridor At Near-Record Ridership And Revenue LevelsOne Bay Area Amtrak rail corridor nearly set a record for ridership and revenue in November, despite lower gas prices, Amtrak officials have announced.
Pilot Killed In Plane Crash Leads Race For Seat On Mojave Air Space BoardA candidate for a seat on a Central California board may win his race, despite having died last month in a small plane crash.
California, Washington Hostages Released By North KoreaThe U.S. on Saturday announced the release of the two Americans in North Korean custody after a secret trip to the reclusive communist country by President Barack Obama's national intelligence director.
Mysterious Sources Of Methane Viewed From Space Makes Central California 2nd Worst 'Hot Spot' In NationA small hot spot in California's Central Valley is likely the second largest concentration of the greenhouse gas methane seen over the United States, according to a new study of satellite data.
Bakersfield Vice Principal Who Took Gun To School Arrested Despite Not Breaking Any LawsBakersfield police say they arrested a vice principal for taking a gun on to the campus of his junior high school, but later released him after determining he broke no laws.
20 Million-Year-Old Fossils Discovered At Fremont Dam Construction SiteGiant teeth from a 40-foot-long shark and portions of what could turn out to be an entire whale skeleton are among the hundreds of fossils being carefully unearthed at a dam construction site in Fremont.