A lot of Californians got a surprise in the mail as 2013 came to a close. The state has been sending out hundreds of thousands of letters to residents telling them there’s a good chance they probably owe “Use Tax” and will have to pay it when they file their 2013 state tax return.
Officers from the Sunnyvale Department of Public Safety were dispatched to the warehouse building at 1324 Kifer Road around 11 a.m. after receiving a report of possible hazardous materials found there, Capt. Jeff Plecque said.
A man who says he works as a ranger in Yosemite National Park turned to the internet to share a story of one very honest junior ranger.
A California registered sex offender convicted of molesting a child wasn’t arrested when he was caught volunteering at a Catholic elementary school festival.
Three weeks before he died, legendary astronaut Neil Armstrong wrote a letter of encouragement to a San Rafael boy.
Oakland police served anti-Wall Street protesters with written notice that they must disband their camp immediately Friday night.
Dozens of protesters marched into national banks in San Francisco’s Excelsior District Saturday and gave them a letter of demands in response to the number of impending foreclosures in the neighborhood.
A major Yahoo shareholder is demanding that the slumping Internet company oust co-founder Jerry Yang from its board to clear the way for directors more likely to protect shareholders’ interests.
Federal prosecutors have launched a crackdown on pot dispensaries in California, warning the stores that they must shut down in 45 days or face criminal charges and confiscation of their property even if they are operating legally under the state’s 15-year-old medical marijuana law.
A new website is helping frustrated consumers complain about daily deals that didn’t work out the way they had hoped.