California

California's deadliest fires set off debate about illegal immigration and sanctuary policies

Deadly wildfires in Northern California that destroyed or damaged nearly 10,000 homes have set off a contentious debate over something seemingly unrelated: immigration.<p>At the center of the dispute are the top cops of Sonoma County and Immigration and Customs Enforcement, who have been sparring …

News

Ellen Degeneres buys lavish beachfront mansion near Santa Barbara for $18.6M

Away from the hustle and bustle<p>It’s been a minute since talk show host Ellen Degeneres reminded the world that she’s a casual collector of cool houses, but now she’s jogging our memories: Ellen has dropped $18.6 million on this oceanfront mansion right on the sand in the sleepy beach town of …

Ellen Degeneres

San Mateo County K-9 choked in confrontation with wanted man

REDWOOD CITY — A police dog named Crash is taking the next couple of days off after a wanted man allegedly choked him during an encounter late …

Crime

This Is the Happiest City in the U.S.

Meet the winner—and see if your city ranked in the top 25.<p>When deciphering who leads the happiest lives, it’s likely their surroundings probably …

United States

Nature warned Santa Rosa — but people still built in harm’s way

Sonoma County, Calif., is 1,550 square miles of valleys circled by coast range mountains. Two of its nine cities — the largest, Santa Rosa …

Opinion

Irvine wants to put Amazon's second headquarters in the Spectrum

Irvine has unveiled its proposal to win Amazon’s second headquarters, joining cities from across the country that are vying to lure the tech giant and tens of thousands of new jobs.<p>With bids due Thursday, the city and its joint partner the Irvine Co. said they want to put Amazon in the Irvine …

Fortune 500

Trump's border wall models take shape in San Diego

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The last two of eight prototypes for President Donald Trump's proposed border wall took shape Thursday at a construction site in San Diego.<p>The prototypes form a tightly packed row of imposing concrete and metal panels, including one with sharp metal edges on top. Another has a …

News (U.S.)

GOP Candidate Will 'Absolutely' Defund Every Sanctuary City in California as Governor

“Defunding every sanctuary jurisdiction in the State of California” will be a priority.<p>Advertisement - story continues below<p>California Assemblyman …

Immigration

Housing economist poses the big question: Will the Bay Area bubble burst?

SANTA CLARA — To burst or not to burst?<p>That was the question posed Thursday by economist Lawrence Yun at the 27th Annual Convention and Expo of the …

Real Estate

Los Alamitos surges in second half, knocks off rival Edison

Edison’s Mateo Gallego blocks a punt by Los Alamitos’ Dylan Ramirez during the first half of their Sunset League football game at Huntington Beach …

SDSU stadium ballot initiative kicks off Saturday

The ballot initiative to build a west campus for San Diego State University in Mission Valley will kick off Saturday with signature gathering at the …

Wells Fargo

Malibu Went Off Yesterday Morning

<b>It’s almost late October, but don’t tell Malibu that.</b> Yesterday morning looked like a classic, summer day at Surfrider Beach. Sun was out. Crowd was …

Southern California

Gentrification in America and around the world

Gentrification

Can San Diegans root for the Dodgers because of Dave Roberts?

Dave Roberts was a fan favorite when he coached in San Diego.<p>More FOX Sports San Diego Videos

San Diego

A San Francisco slaying that Trump used in illegal immigration campaign goes to trial

A jury has been selected for the murder trial of a Mexican man whose case set off a national debate over U.S. sanctuary cities and immigration during last year’s presidential campaign after he was accused of shooting and killing a woman on a popular San Francisco pier.<p>Six women and six men were …

Crime

Pollution kills 3 times more than AIDS, TB and malaria combined

<i>A woman wears a mask and filter as she walks to work during heavy pollution in Beijing, China.; Credit: Kevin Frayer/Getty Images</i>Susan Brink | …

Southern California

How the Wine Community Is Recovering After the California Wildfires—And How You Can Help

It’s hard to know where to begin when it comes to the fires in Northern California. Over 210,000 acres of the North Bay have burned in less than two weeks—more than the entire yearly average. 100,000 people have been displaced, 40,000 are still under evacuation, and over 40 have lost their lives. …

California Wildfires

Editorial: Jerry Brown stops invasion of the cell phone antennas and other bad legislation

Sometimes good government is less about making good things happen than stopping bad things from happening.<p>In that spirit — thank you, Gov. Jerry …

Jerry Brown

80-Year-Old Woman Robbed, Assaulted After Surprising Burglars

An 80-year-old Sunset resident was assaulted yesterday morning after she came home and surprised three burglars who were at work inside her residence.<p>…

San Francisco

Redeem Avios on Iberia’s new San Francisco route – when they fix the taxes

<b>Iberia, BA’s sister airline, has announced a new route between Madrid and San Francisco for Summer 2018.</b><p>This is an opportunity to redeem Avios on a …

Airlines

California wildfires cause at least $1-billion in damage to insured property: officials

The wildfires that have devastated California this month caused at least $1-billion in damage to insured property, officials said Thursday, as authorities raised the number of homes and other buildings destroyed to nearly 7,000.<p>Both numbers were expected to rise as crews continue assessing areas …

California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection

How the Wildfires Are Hurting California's Wine Industry

As the blazes continue, they pose risks to businesses that account for the majority of Napa County’s economic output and employ almost half its workers.<p>ST. HELENA, Calif.—When the winemaker Jean Hoefliger arrived at his small Napa Valley winery at 3:30 a.m. on October 9, the morning the Northern …

Wine

Democrats in California are at war with themselves

• <b>Democrats in California are feuding over whether to move further left or center.</b>• <b><br>At stake are nine congressional seats in the 2018 midterm elections.</b>• <b><br>Republicans are eyeing potential opportunities to pick up seats if Democrats do move to the left.</b><p>LOS ANGELES (AP) — Democrats are at war with …

Democratic Party

From the Archives: 1958 fog closure of Los Angeles International Airport

This photo by staff photographer John Malmin appeared in the Jan. 30, 1958, Los Angeles Times. The image won best metropolitan spot news photo of the year in the California-Nevada Associated Press competition.<p>A story in the Los Angles Times on Jan. 30, 1958, reported on the fog:<p><i>Fog threw a</i> …

Aviation

Prep scoreboard: Oct. 19 results

<b>FOOTBALL</b><p>This week’s schedule<p>Standings<p>Player stats<p>Media team rankings<p>MaxPreps team rankings<p><b>GIRLS VOLLEYBALL</b><p><b>Frontier-Patriot League</b><p>O’Farrell def. …

Death toll rises in San Diego as hepatitis A outbreak shows no signs of slowing

The death toll in the hepatitis A outbreak hitting San Diego has been raised to 19 people, according to the most recent data released by the county …

Public Health

Where in Southern California could Amazon’s new headquarters go?

Multiple cities are pursuing the company’s massive new base of operations<p>Since Amazon announced last month that it was looking for a place to put a second headquarters, cities across the country have been bending over backwards to prove themselves worthy of the opportunity to host the enormous …

Los Angeles

Man charged with child cruelty after his newborn son was found with broken arms

Glen Haskell allegedly became frustrated with his son's crying, prompting him to shake the infant.<p>A 33-year-old California father was arrested and …

Crime

San Francisco’s Newest Hotel Is a Stylish Riot of Print and Color

Opened earlier this summer, the San Francisco Proper Hotel gives an endlessly Instagrammable jolt of fresh energy to the City by the Bay.<p>As the first …

San Francisco

Yes, You Can Take Your Cat Outside Too – The Bold Italic

Cat lovers, unite — the Bay Area has cat events galore<p>Sometimes it seems like San Francisco is going to the dogs. Dog lovers parade their precious …

Cats