Santa Ana Winds-Fueled Wildfire Burns Granada Hills Homes A wind-whipped firestorm roared into picturesque Southern California Granada Hills neighborhoods early Friday, destroying homes and sending thousands fleeing from its path.
'The Floor Rippled'; Magnitude 6.4 Earthquake Rattles Much Of SoCalAn earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.4 and dozens of aftershocks shook much of Southern California Thursday morning, heavily damaging the town of Ridgecrest, according to the USGS and officials .
Man Charged In Southern California Wildfire Refuses To Go To CourtA man charged with starting a Southern California wildfire that has burned 12 cabins and forced at least 20,000 people from their homes refused to go to court Thursday.
Suspected 'Faux Badge Bandit' Found Dead In GoletaThe man known as the "Faux Badge Bandit" struck again in Southern California Friday morning, but the suspect made a desperate choice when police closed in on him, according to authorities.
'Faux Badge Bandit' Hits Bay Area Banks; Sought In Series Of California RobberiesA man who was seen wearing a law enforcement badge and carrying a gun is being sought in a series of bank robberies in the Bay Area and Southern California, including two on Thursday in the East Bay.
Early Morning Earthquakes Rattle Palm SpringsTwo earthquakes measuring 4.5 and 3.2 magnitude rumbled through the Palm Springs area early Tuesday, rattling nerves but not causing any damage, officials said.
Police Chase Motorhome Through Southern CaliforniaPolice and California Highway Patrol officers spent hours chasing a motorhome along streets and highways in Southern California Tuesday.
Water Agency Approves $11 Billion Funding For California Twin Tunnels ProjectCalifornia's largest water agency on Tuesday approved a nearly $11 billion plan to help fund two enormous tunnels, breathing new life into Gov. Jerry Brown's ambitious and controversial plan to remake the state's water system.
Powerful Storm Drives Thousands From Southern California HomesAuthorities ordered tens of thousands of people to flee their homes as a powerful storm headed toward California, where many communities on Tuesday face the threat of flooding and destructive debris flows from areas burned bare by huge wildfires.
Southern California School Shooting Plot Thwarted, Authorities SayA security guard who overhead a student threatening to open fire on a high school alerted authorities, who were able to thwart the attack.
Burned Bears Thriving Back In The WildOfficials tracking two bears that were badly burned in the largest wildfire in California history say the animals are settling back into their home in the wild after receiving unusual treatment for their injured paws.
Southern California Water Use Soars Amid New Drought Fears Overall water use is climbing in Southern California as that part of the state plunges back into drought, forcing state and regional water managers to consider reinstating some bans and conservation programs.
Fire Aboard SJC-Bound Southwest Jet Forces Passengers To EvacuateA fire on a Southwest Airlines plane forced passengers to evacuate before takeoff at a Southern California airport.
Staggering Losses Of Nearly $12 Billion In California Wildfires Nearly 45,000 insurance claims totaling a staggering $11.79 billion in losses have been filed in California in the wake of devastating wildfires in wine country and Southern California.
Deadly Mudslide Toll Rises To 13 In Southern California Burn AreasAt least 13 people were killed and homes were torn from their foundations Tuesday as downpours sent mud and boulders roaring down hills stripped of vegetation by a gigantic wildfire that raged in Southern California last month.