California

In this photo provided by the Point Reyes National Seashore is a whale that washed ashore Thursday, May 23, 2019, near Limantour Beach in Point Reyes National Seashore, Calif.
Sarah Codde/Point Reyes National Seashore via AP
May 24, 2019 - 5:53 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Authorities say a dead gray whale has washed ashore in the San Francisco Bay Area, bringing the total to 13 dead whales found in the area since March. The San Francisco Chronicle reports that the whale carcass was found Thursday along the Point Reyes National Seashore near...
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A Wendy's store in floodwaters from the Missouri River.
Nati Harnik/AP
May 23, 2019 - 3:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is rushing to wrap up a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid package, but only after Democrats insisted on jettisoning President Donald Trump's $4.5 billion request to handle an unprecedented influx of migrants at the southern border. The disaster package — which has...
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A stolen tripod was dropped from an overpass onto a Sacramento freeway, impaling the lung of a passenger.
Tim Page/El Dorado Veterans Resources Transportation/Military Family Support Group via AP
May 19, 2019 - 9:06 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say somebody stole a tripod from a California Department of Transportation crew and then dropped it from an overpass onto a Sacramento freeway, impaling the lung of a passenger in a van. The driver of the van, Tim Page, tells KCRA-TV that he was on Interstate 5...
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FILE - In this Dec. 9, 2018, file photo, former NBA basketball player Dennis Rodman attends an NFL football game between the Los Angeles Chargers and the Cincinnati Bengals in Carson, Calif.
Mark J. Terrill/AP Photo, File
May 11, 2019 - 8:58 pm
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The owner of a Southern California yoga studio is accusing Dennis Rodman of helping three people steal more than $3,500 in merchandise from his business. Ali Shah says security cameras captured the former NBA star walking into Vibes Hot Yoga in Newport Beach on Tuesday...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, May, 8, 2019 file photo, drivers for ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft hold a rally at a park near Los Angeles International Airport.
Damian Dovarganes/AP Photo
May 11, 2019 - 4:37 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A fare war between Uber and Lyft has led to billions of dollars in losses for both ride-hailing companies as they fight for passengers and drivers. But in one way it has been good for investors who snatched up the newly public companies' stock: The losses have scared off the...
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California businessman Stephen Semprevivo departs federal court Tuesday, May 7, 2019, in Boston, after pleading guilty to charges that he bribed the Georgetown tennis coach to get his son admitted to the school.
Steven Senne/AP Photo
May 08, 2019 - 10:29 am
BOSTON (AP) — A California executive who pleaded guilty to charges that he paid $400,000 in bribes to get his son into Georgetown University has been fired. Stephen Semprevivo pleaded guilty Tuesday in Boston federal court. He is the third parent to plead guilty in the vast college admissions...
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Poway, California synagogue shooting
Denis Poroy/AP
April 29, 2019 - 12:41 pm
POWAY, Calif. (AP) — Eight-year-old Noya Dahan had finished praying and gone to play with other children at her Southern California synagogue when gunshots rang out. Her uncle grabbed her and the other children, leading them outside to safety as her leg bled from a shrapnel wound. "I was scared,...
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Denis Poroy/AP Photo
April 28, 2019 - 7:41 am
By Elliot Spagat and Daisy Nguyen POWAY, Calif. (AP) — In the minutes after the gunman fled the scene of a shooting that killed a woman inside a Southern California synagogue, a wounded Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein wrapped his bloodied hand in a prayer shawl and addressed the panicked congregation,...
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Synagogue members console one another outside of the Chabad of Poway Synagogue Saturday, April 27, 2019, in Poway, Calif. Several people were injured in a shooting at the synagogue.
Denis Poroy/AP Photo
April 27, 2019 - 4:17 pm
POWAY, CA (AP/KYW Newsradio) — Authorities have identified the suspect in a shooting at a synagogue outside San Diego as John Earnest and say he's also being investigated in a fire at a mosque in a nearby city last month. San Diego County Sheriff William Gore told reporters Saturday that the 19-...
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A quarantine order was issued Thursday, April 25, 2019, for hundreds of students and staff at two Los Angeles universities who may have been exposed to measles and either have not been vaccinated or can't verify that they have immunity.
Damian Dovarganes/AP Photo, file
April 25, 2019 - 8:00 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hundreds of students and staff at two Los Angeles universities have been placed under quarantine because they may have been exposed to measles and either have not been vaccinated or cannot verify that they are immune, officials said Thursday. The order issued late Wednesday in...
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