California

How Did a Google Engineer, 23, End Up Floating Dead in San Francisco Bay? Police Investigate

A missing Google employee was found dead earlier last week in the San Francisco Bay and authorities are investigating how she came to be there, …

Crime

Judge wades into debate over punishment over watermelon thrown at black student's home in Laguna Beach

An Orange County judge this week told the Laguna Beach Unified School District that it must comply immediately with an earlier order to remove a suspension from the record of a student who was disciplined in connection with a racially charged episode in which a watermelon was thrown at the home of …

California high-speed edges closer to reality

SINCE the ground breaking ceremony for the first high-speed railway (HSR) in the United States two years ago, the California High-Speed Rail …

California Drivers Ranked The Worst in the United States in Annual Study

Share This Article:<p>California drivers are the worst in the United States, thanks to gridlocked freeways, smartphone use and an increase in drunk …

San Diego

Kern County wrapup: Which cities will allow marijuana in January? - The Cannifornian

Cities across California have Dec. 31 deadlines to decide how they will deal with commercial cannabis before Proposition 64-authorized legalization …

Cannabis

Granite Hills H.S. to honor student athlete killed in crash

Updated:Friday, December 15 2017 9:39 AM EST2017-12-15 14:39:09 GMT<p>A candlelight vigil is scheduled Friday in memory of William Burton, a star …

Chula Vista

Couple Found Dead; Fatal Stabbing: San Diego Co. Police Log

A look at some of this week's police, fire and courtroom incidents around Oceanside and across San Diego County.<p>SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA – The following …

San Diego

These Beachside Neighborhoods in San Diego are the Perfect Destination for Your Winter Escape

Oh winter, as beautiful as you are, you sure do get a little miserable at times. Lucky for us, San Diego is one of those special cities where the sun …

Travel

Before-and-after photos show how Ventura County has been ravaged by the wildfire

Ventura, a bucolic seaside town on California's coast, has been utterly destroyed by the wildfires that have ravaged Southern California in recent weeks.<p>The Thomas Fire, which is burning over 240,000 acres as of Thursday, has leveled homes, apartments, and hospitals as it swept through Ventura. …

Science

California’s First Recreational Marijuana Retail License Issued to San Diego Business

A San Diego medical marijuana business is the first firm to be issued a license by the state of California to sell marijuana for recreational use, …

Cannabis

In Northern California, forgotten victims of the wildfires struggle to regain their footing

Claudia and Francisco Alvarez had what they thought was a perfect situation in the mountains west of Calistoga in Napa County.<p>For several years, they worked and lived on the grounds of a rustic guest ranch with their two children, Steven, 7, and Sofia, 4. Claudia was in charge of housekeeping for …

Napa County

Glad SoCal Edison scandal is getting coverage

Re <i>“</i><i>Brown met with Edison CEO before San Onofre agreement</i><i>”</i> (Dec. 14): Jeff McDonald’s bombshell story confirms what many of us suspected — that there …

Kamala Harris

A Timber Town’s Water Fight

<i>Good morning.</i><p><i>(Want to get California Today by email?</i> <i>Here’s the sign-up</i><i>.)</i><p>Last year we published a story about a small city in Northern California battling a lumber company over access to water. The article focused on the city of Weed, a faded mill town of 2,700 residents in the foothills of Mt. …

Xavier Becerra

As California still burns, Sonoma starts long rebuilding process

SANTA ROSA, Calif. — As fires still rage in southern California, those affected by the devastation who wonder how their communities will fare in the aftermath need only come to this city north of San Francisco for a hint of things to come<p>Earlier this week, there were eight excavators at work in the …

Santa Rosa

Firefighter dies while battling California wildfire

Cory Iverson, 32, of Escondido, California, died while battling the Thomas fire located in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties, officials said.

California Wildfires

The 49ers-Titans TV broadcast is another regional one in Week 15

The San Francisco 49ers are back home in Week 15 for their penultimate home game of the 2017 schedule. They will host the Tennessee Titans at Levi’s …

Northern California

A Surcharge on the Charge, Sir

If there’s one modern pricing phenomenon The Scrapbook loathes, it’s the add-on surcharge—a deceptive little proviso in the consumer/service-provider …

Conservative View

San Diego police: Man found dead in donation bin at City Heights strip mall

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - A man was found dead inside a donation bin at a City Heights-area strip mall Friday morning, police said.<p>San Diego police …

San Diego

Adorable week-old baby whale captured in video off Cabo San Lucas

Whale watching off Cabo San Lucas is in full swing with the migration of humpback and gray whales making the popular resort city at the tip of …

Cabo San Lucas

Morning Report: City Councilman Unloads on Colleagues

City Councilmen Scott Sherman and David Alvarez / Photo by Adriana HeldizSan Diego City Councilman Scott Sherman doesn’t seem like he’s enjoying his …

San Diego

2 Teens Accused of Stealing Tip Jar From Carlsbad Cafe

Employees and customers held down two teenagers accused of stealing a tip jar from a Carlsbad café Thursday night.<br>Photo Credit: NBC News Channel

Crime

San Diego County agrees to return $290,000 to raided cannabis businessman

Published: Dec 14, 2017, 3:50 pm • Updated: Dec 14, 2017, 3:50 pm<p>SAN DIEGO — With California gearing up to permit the sale of recreational marijuana, …

Cannabis

Elysian Park Brush Fire Scorches A Half Acre

Los Angeles firefighters put out a small wildfire near Elysian Park: BREAKING.<p>ECHO PARK, CA — A small brush was knocked down in the Elysian Park …

Los Angeles

Core77.com • View topic - Yo! 2017 sketch a day

by <b>yo</b> » December 2nd, 2017, 6:13 pm<p>Administration<p><b>Posts:</b> 16325<p><b>Joined:</b> January 5th, 2004, 6:57 pm<p><b>Location:</b> SoCal<p>lychee wrote:After watching your …

Southern California

Firefighter killed battling massive Thomas fire

Most Rev. Dominic Luong, first Vietnamese-born U.S. bishop, celebrated as champion of refugees at standing-room-only funeral

Orange County Bishop Kevin Vann presided at funeral services for Bishop Dominic Luong at Holy Family Cathedral in Orange on Thursday, December 14, …

Christianity

64th All NorCal High School XC Teams - Boys & Girls - 2017

In the instances where there were ties in the voting, we selected all tied athletes for that honor.<br>Athletes are not listed in final ranking order but …

Northern California

University of California San Diego receives record number of applications

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- The University of California San Diego has received a record number of applications for the Fall 2018 semester.<p>The university …

San Diego

Essential California: Inside Disney's blockbuster deal

Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It’s <b>Friday, Dec. 15,</b> and here’s what’s happening across California:<p><b>TOP STORIES</b><p><b>Major media moves</b><p><b>Disney CEO Bob Iger’s audacious bid to buy much of the media empire Rupert Murdoch built represents a big bet that the Burbank company can</b> …

Golden State

Spot Fires Burn on State Route 905 in South Bay

Two small fires were reported just before 8:30 a.m. from eastbound State Route 905.<p>No other information was available.<p><i>Please refresh this page for</i> …

Travel