Federal regulators said that Volkswagen AG knowingly avoided federal requirements for emissions in almost half-million diesel cars in the United States since 2009. Regulators claimed that the German carmaker evaded the requirements by writing vehicle software that activated anti-pollution...read more
Scientists at Lawrence Berkeley Livermore Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and the University of California, Berkeley, have come up with a material that acts very much like the well known invisibility cloak of Harry Potter.
Details regarding the new invisibility cloak technology were published...read more
A mysterious chunk of ice the size of a basketball fell from the sky and smashed through the roof of a California home Wednesday morning, leaving people inside startled and shocked.
Monica Savath said she along with other members of her family was in the living room of their home in...read more
A key financial committee on Thursday declined to take up a bill that would increase California's minimum wage to $13 an hour over the next couple of years and tie future increases to inflation.
Refusing to take up SB3, the Assembly Appropriations Committee said lawmakers would instead...read more
California, the biggest as well as the most populous state in the U.S., is known for its growth in technology sector and groundbreaking products. But some experts believe that it needs to rebuild its infrastructure systems to protect its lead.
A big majority of the Golden State's...read more
California lawmakers approved a measure designed to restrict the use of drones over private properties without their owners’ permission. Flying a drone less-than 350 feet above a private property without prior permission would be considered a trespass violation.
The Assembly voted 43-11...read more
Parts of bone-dry California will likely get significant relief from drought this winter as El Niño is expected to bring heavy rains to areas where they are needed the most, weather forecasters said.
The National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has predicted at least a 33...read more
Providing a significant protection to grocery store workers, California has enacted a new law that that will require supermarkets to retain employees after a change in ownership.
Gov. Jerry Brown announced on Monday that he signed Assembly Bill 359 into law to protect supermarket workers...read more
The two boys, who lost their lives last Friday after a heavy tree branch fell on their tent at a campground in Yosemite National Park, have been identified as teenage friends from Orange County.
Dragon Kim and his friend Justin Lee were camping at Upper Pines Campground in Yosemite Valley...read more
Two weather systems clashing over Southern California will soon bring a heat wave that would put an end to the cooler-than-average temperatures that the region has been enjoying for the last many days, the National Weather Service (NWS) said.
NWS Meteorologist Joe Dandrea said a spinning...read more
The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California has paid millions to area residents and businesses under turf rebate program, fresh data released by the wholesaler late last week revealed.
According to fresh data, the wholesaler paid $56.7 million to households and businesses...read more
A California cop was suspended after a video showing him pulling his gun on a man recording him in a small city north of San Francisco surfaced, the Rohnert Park Police & Fire confirmed.
In a statement posted to its Facebook page, the Rohnert Park Police & Fire confirmed that the...read more
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