A 32-year-old man who is a University of San Francisco student was reported missing Monday after his family told police they hadn’t heard from him in more than three weeks, San Francisco police said.
The air in California’s Central Valley is so bad that even healthy people are urged to stay indoors. A haze of fine particles has cloaked the skies from Stockton to Bakersfield.
Police say two men were injured in a shooting at house party in Fresno after a San Francisco 49ers fan was taunted by fans of the Seattle Seahawks.
A homeowner who shot a firefighter in the leg Thursday won’t face any charges, according to police
A Fresno firefighter is expected to recover after he was shot in the leg while trying to help paramedics responding to a call of a person in distress.
Winds had been blowing dense smoke plumes northeast into the Lake Tahoe area and Nevada but a shift Friday brought them west down to the San Joaquin Valley floor.
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California officials are recommending allowing a major expansion of the largest hazardous waste dump in the western United States, even though some residents blame the dump for birth defects.
A federal railroad oversight board has given approval to the California High-Speed Rail Authority to start construction in the Central Valley.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers in Los Angeles have made some unusual seizures, including elephant meat, a dead primate and hundreds of handbags made from the skin of snakes, lizards and crocodiles.