Bed Bath & Beyond To Pay $1.49 Million To Settle Lawsuit Alleging Illegal Hazardous Waste DumpingRetailer Bed Bath & Beyond will pay $1.49 million to settle a lawsuit over allegations the company illegally disposed of hazardous waste at local landfills, authorities announced Wednesday.
Fugitive East Palo Alto Mother Sought In 1993 Cold Case Homicide Of Daughter Arrested In Ventura CountyAn East Palo Alto woman who fled to Mexico following the death of her three-year-old daughter in 1993 has been arrested in Southern California.
Bay Area Mourns As 33 Bodies Recovered From Deadly Dive Boat FireHigh School students in Fremont and Santa Cruz, employees at Apple and health care workers at a Stockton hospital were all in mourning Wednesday, trying to come to grips the deadly toll of a Labor Day weekend dive boat fire.
Dive Boat Disaster Victims Mostly From NorCal, Including 5 Members Of One FamilyThe majority of 34 people killed when a dive boat exploded in flames near an island off the Southern California coast were from the San Francisco Bay Area, including five members of a Stockton family.
25 Dead, 9 Still Missing In Horrific Santa Cruz Island Boat Fire TragedyA fire raged through a boat carrying recreational scuba divers anchored near an island off the Southern California coast early Monday, leaving 25 people dead and nine still missing after the gutted vessel sank.
Army of Firefighters Battles Still-Growing Southern California WildfireThe fourth-largest wildfire in California history continues to grow and threaten thousands of homes despite armies of fire crews and fleets of bulldozers and aircraft.
2 People Burned, One Critically, As SoCal Wildfires GrowErratic winds are hampering efforts to battle a 100-acre brushfire in Southern California that has left two people burned, one critically.
Bay Area Firefighting Strike Teams Sent To Massive Ventura WildfireStrike teams from Bay Area fire departments are responding to the Thomas Fire that has burned more than 45,000 acres of brush in Ventura County.
Three Arrested In Major Avocado HeistPolice are calling it grand theft avocado. Three produce company workers have been arrested in the theft of up to $300,000 worth of avocados.
Southern California Crews Battle Brush Fire Burning Near Highway 101 In Ventura CountyThe fire was first reported late Friday night and spread rapidly as winds in excess of 50 mph spread embers and fanned flames.
Tom Selleck Settles Lawsuit Accusing Him Of Stealing Water For SoCal RanchA Southern California water district voted Wednesday night to accept TomSelleck's offer of more than $21,000 to settle a lawsuit accusing the "Magnum, P.I." and "Blue Bloods" star of taking water he wasn't entitled to for his 60-acre ranch.
30 Hurt In Commuter Train Derailment, 4th Train Versus Vehicle Crash In 24 HoursAt least 30 people were injured when a Southern California Metrolink train derailed Tuesday morning after colliding with a tractor trailer on the tracks in Ventura County, in the fourth rail versus vehicle crash in the state within 24 hours.
Calmer Winds, Cooler Temps Help Firefighters Battle SoCal WildfireCalmer winds and a big cool-down in weather are helping firefighters gain control of a huge wildfire burning in Southern California coastal mountains.
SoCal Wildfire Nearly Triples In Size, Bay Area Firefighters Provide HelpA fast-moving Southern California wildfire burning through coastal wilderness has nearly tripled in size since morning, growing to more than 43 square miles.