Firefighters Battling Two Major California WildfiresA wildfire continued to surge out of control early Tuesday near vineyards on California's Central Coast has forced about 250 people to evacuate from their homes.
Backyard Surprise Rattles Southern California WomanA Southern California woman got quite a surprise when she attempted to retrieve her dog’s chew toy from her backyard.
Historic Coast Guard Shipwreck Found Off Southern California CoastResearchers discovered the remains of a San Francisco-based U.S. Coast Guard cutter that first set out to sea during the Spanish American War and sank off the coast of Southern California 100 years ago.
SoCal Man Charged With Killing Of Australian Tourist in San FranciscoA Southern California man has been charged in connection with the killing of an Australian tourist in San Francisco.
Helicopter Crew Warns Paddle-Boarders About Nearby SharksA sheriff's helicopter crew warned a group of paddle-boarders to get out of the ocean after spotting more than a dozen great white sharks along the Southern California coast.
Study: Neanderthals May Have Lived In CaliforniaA startling new report asserts that the first known Americans arrived much, much earlier than scientists thought -- more than 100,000 years ago. And maybe they were Neanderthals.
SoCal Road Rage Suspect Arrested After High-Speed ChaseA road rage suspect who led authorities on a high-speed chase through Southern California has been arrested after sideswiping cars and spinning out on a freeway shoulder.
SoCal Pilot Arrested On DUI Charge After Landing On Top Of BuildingDeputies responding to the emergency landing of a small plane on top of a building in Southern California arrested the pilot on suspicion of being under the influence.
Study Predicts Major Southern California Beach Erosion By 2100More than half of Southern California's beaches could completely erode back to coastal infrastructure or sea cliffs by the year 2100 as the sea level rises.
Southern California Fault Could Produce Magnitude 7.4 EarthquakeAn earthquake fault running from San Diego Bay to Los Angeles is capable of producing a magnitude-7.4 earthquake that could affect some of the region's most densely populated areas, according to a study released Tuesday.
Death Row Inmate From LA Dies At San QuentinA death row inmate who was condemned for a Southern California crime spree that included multiple rapes and murder has been found dead in his cell at San Quentin State Prison.
Two Dead As SoCal Battered By StormA powerful Pacific storm blew into Southern and Central California on Friday with wind-driven heavy rains that downed power lines and electrocuted a man, killed a motorist in a submerged car and disrupted hundreds of flights at airports.