Veteran councilwoman Rebecca Kaplan was elected president of the Oakland City Council at the council’s first meeting of the year.
Two women accused of bilking over $180,000 from members of San Francisco’s Chinese community via blessing scams were arraigned Monday.
A driver was killed on the University of California at Berkeley campus on Sunday afternoon when a large eucalyptus tree fell on his car.
Two tornadoes struck the city of Santa Cruz Sunday and caused damage, according to preliminary information from the National Weather Service.
Benicia police have identified 70-year-old Sharon DeLamore as the victim of a fatal pedestrian collision Saturday evening.
A seven-day trial began on a challenge to the U.S. Commerce Department’s plan to include a citizenship question in the 2020 census.
The U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way Monday for California’s ban on foie gras to go into effect after a seven-year legal battle.
Vallejo police are cracking down on drivers of motorcycles and all-terrain vehicles near an Interstate Highway 80 rest area.
The historic Napa County Courthouse that was damaged in the 2014 South Napa earthquake reopened to the public Monday, Napa County Superior Court officials said. …
The lineup was released Monday for the seventh annual BottleRock Napa Valley festival taking place in May.
An attorney for an Oakland woman arrested after allegedly biting a jogger maintains her client was defending herself and her pets.