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Central California


Vulnerable Inmates Ordered Out Of 2 California Prisons Over Disease Outbreak

Valley fever is spreading so quickly through two Central California prisons that a medical expert is recommending the state act quickly to stem the outbreak or shut the institutions down.


A stack of rifles is seen during a gun buy back program on December 15, 2012 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Resident Shot With Own Rifle During Home Invasion In Central California

Investigators say a home invasion robber struggled with an armed Central California resident and shot the man several times with his own rifle.


California Earthquake

5.3 Magnitude Quake Rattles Central California Coast

A moderate earthquake was widely felt as it rattled a central California coastal area but authorities say it didn’t cause any damage.