Southern California

A California couple is accused of drugging and raping women. Police suspect there are many more victims

<b>(CNN) —</b> A well-known surgeon from Newport Beach and his girlfriend are accused of drugging and sexually assaulting two women, and Southern California authorities said they believe there could be many more victims.<p>Grant William Robicheaux, 38, and Cerissa Laura Riley, 31, are charged with rape by …

Justice

Passenger rail project between Southern California and Las Vegas has a new backer

A longstanding plan to build a passenger rail system between Southern California and Las Vegas has a new financial backer, a company operating a privately funded rail project in Florida.<p>Miami-based Brightline, whose rail service will connect Miami to Orlando by 2022, said Tuesday it had acquired …

Los Angeles

Years of Cases in Long Beach Could Be in Limbo After Nearly Half the Police Department Used Text Message-Deleting App

The Long Beach Police Department has suspended its use of a mobile texting application that permanently erases messages over concerns that it may …

Mobile Devices

Trump's Hurricane Florence Video Calls The Storm "One Of The Wettest" From The "Standpoint Of Water"

As Hurricane Florence — which turned into a tropical depression after making landfall — unfurled across the Carolinas, President Trump was quick to …

North Carolina

UNLV finally has winning attitude under Tony Sanchez

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Gauging from the bookcase in his office, UNLV coach Tony Sanchez has absorbed wisdom from some of the greatest college football coaches — Lou Holtz, Jimmy Johnson, Bear Bryant.<p>Yet while he's taken their philosophies to heart during his coaching career, this summer Sanchez took a …

California

Best Wineries to Visit in Temecula Valley

Temecula Valley, within an hour’s drive of San Diego, Palm Springs or Orange County, bills itself as Southern California’s Wine Country. Though it …

Wineries

3-Bedroom Hits Manhattan Beach Market For Whopping $2.7 Million

The unassuming home sits on a 7,500 sq. ft. lot and is "rarely on the market," but is it worth the price?<p>MANHATTAN BEACH, CA – Southern California …

Real Estate

UC Berkeley report defends rent control in California cities

“Only rent control will provide a near-term solution”<p>An upcoming ballot measure has renewed debate around California over the merits of rent control and the ability of local lawmakers to address the state’s severe shortage of affordable housing.<p>Less than a month after UC Berkeley economist Kenneth …

UC Berkeley

‘Black Panther’ director Ryan Coogler to produce ‘Space Jam’ sequel

Updated:Wednesday, September 19 2018 6:07 PM EDT2018-09-19 22:07:41 GMT<p>A Caltrans worker was injured Wednesday when he fell several stories from an …

San Diego

Tolbert's Beer Review: Hess Grapefruit Solis IPA

The year is 2009.<p>Mike Hess needs to move his financial services office to a spot closer to the San Diego coast, closer to his new home. He picks a …

San Diego

How a California police agency produced a podcast on an active investigation

A Southern California Police Department is attracting intrigue with its highly unusual effort to capture a wanted suspect: It has produced a …

Opinion

Constance Nunes, Mark Towle, and Gotham Garage: Here’s The Scoop on the Cast of Netflix’s ‘Car Masters’

Netflix is accumulating quite the collection of high-octane reality shows. Earlier this year, <i>Fastest Car</i> raced onto the streamer, and last week, <i>Car</i> …

Streaming

Trump appoints Darrell Issa as director of Trade and Development Agency

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump will name retiring congressman Darrell Issa of California to be the director of the U.S. Trade and Development …

Darrell Issa

The Triumph Bonneville TT Special – A Rare Factory Dirt Racer

Reading time: about 3 minutes.<p>American<br>• British<br>• Motorcycles<br>• Racing<p>The Triumph Bonneville TT Special was designed specifically for American desert racing, …

Road Bikes

Conshy truck-tech company DrayNow ships platform in two new markets

Truck drivers and freight shippers in Dallas, Texas, and Southern California now have access to the <b>DrayNow Marketplace</b>, an online platform build by …

Venture Capital

Lao Gan Ma, The Most Popular Hot Sauce In China, Is Coming To Walmart

The company is cooking up expansion plans -- and a strategy for the inevitable hot sauce war (looking at you Sriracha) -- at its San Gabriel Valley …

California

After nearly two decades away, Matt Johnson and The The back return to Southern California for a pair of shows and a documentary screening

There really wasn’t one thing that led singer-songwriter Matt Johnson to stop making music as The The after the 2000 album “NakedSelf” and a final …

California

Arby’s Latest Fast Food Gimmick Is Tattooing People in Long Beach

<b>The Arby’s question</b><p>The modern Arby’s ad campaign is backed by big vocals from actor Ving Rhames, and makes tough proclamations about how much meat the company uses, or something. Now the we-promise-we-are-still-hip company is moving into the real world for its newest ad stunt: tattooing people in …

Arby'S

Brett Young Reveals He Will '100 Percent' Cry at His Upcoming Wedding to Taylor Mills

Brett Young can’t wait for his November wedding to fiancée Taylor Mills.<p>“She’s the must-have,” the country star, 37, tells PEOPLE Now when asked …

Thomas Rhett

As Coca-Cola considers cannabis-infused wellness drinks, we look at the expansion of CBD and THC-infused beverages

<i>; Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images</i>AirTalk®The Coca-Cola Company said Monday it is "closely watching" the expanding use of a cannabis element in …

Cannabis Industry

Flu Season Arrives Sooner Than You Think — Here's What You Need to Know

It seems like the nightmarish 2017-2018 flu season just ended, and yet here we are again. If you're wondering when you can expect the fevers and aches to return, the answer is sooner than later. "The flu virus is actually present year round, but really picks up in Fall," Dr. Jena Sussex-Pizula, MD, …

Flu Vaccine

3 arrested in alleged funeral donations scam

Police in Southern California arrested a 20-year-old man and two teenage boys for an alleged funeral scam.

California

Is Getting Drunk a Sin?

“Mostly everybody in the Bible seemed to love wine except ascetics and Nazarites. The Bible portrays Noah as the first winemaker who not only made …

California

Planning director says LA could hit the mayor’s housing goal two years early

But “there’s still a lot more we need to do”<p>Los Angeles may reach a housing goal set by Mayor Eric Garcetti ahead of schedule, according to the city’s planning director, Vince Bertoni.<p>In 2014, Garcetti announced plans to spur development of 100,000 new units of housing in the city by 2021. Bertoni …

Los Angeles

A 'Shark Tank' entrepreneur practiced his answer to the question he knew the Sharks would ask, but he bombed it anyway — and still landed at $250,000 deal

No matter how much you practice a big business pitch, nothing compares to the pressure of actually delivering it.<p>For Shaan Patel, that lesson was made painfully clear on a 2016 episode of "Shark Tank."<p>Patel went on the show to pitch his SAT tutoring company Prep Expert to a panel of celebrity …

Indian Pop

LACERS tees up private credit search

FILE PHOTO: A view shows the "iconic "Hollywood" sign overlooking Southern California's film-and-television hub in the Hollywood Hills in Los …

Los Angeles

Are Kim Kardashian and Kanye West Moving to Chicago?

According to the rapper, they are.<p>Are Kim Kardashian and Kanye West moving to Chicago? This week, the rapper declared that he's headed back to his …

Kim Kardashian

What’s happening at Southern California casinos this weekend, Sept. 21-23

<b>Pala Casino Spa & Resort</b><p>Since his breakout role as the over-the-top Asian gangster Mr. Chow in “The Hangover” films, actor-comedian Ken Jeong’s …

California

The Largest Wildfire in California's History Is Finally Out

After nearly two months, the largest wildfire in California history has finally been put out. The Ranch Fire can now officially take its place in the …

Environment

Photos: NFL great and former 49er Larry Allen selling Danville mansion

Former All-Pro lineman Larry Allen is selling his Danville, Calif. mansion for $7.5 million, reports the Los Angeles Times.<p>Click here if viewing from …

San Francisco Bay Area