Nationwide health care provider Dialysis Clinic Inc. is guilty of disability discrimination for firing and refusing to rehire a nurse because her treatment for breast cancer was taking too long, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has alleged in a lawsuit filed in Sacramento federal court.
Authorities say "Harry Potter" actor Dave Legeno has died from heatstroke in California's Death Valley. He was 50.
A former council member in the scandal-ridden city of Bell was given a relatively light sentence Friday of a year in jail, five years' probation and 1,000 hours of community service for misappropriation of millions in public funds.
The Sacramento area ranks 15th nationwide among the best places for graduates specializing in science, technology, engineering and mathematics – or STEM for short – according to NerdWallet, the San Francisco-based personal finance website.
A California fugitive who hit his Montana public defender in the head during an extradition hearing, possibly causing permanent injuries, has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.
A California man hooked the catch of a lifetime while on vacation in Alaska.
The California Endowment, Health Law Guide for Business has launched a new Spanish-language website designed to help Latino business owners and employees comply with the federal Affordable Care Act.
A strong earthquake hit Japan's northern coast Saturday near the nuclear power plant crippled in the 2011 tsunami. At least one person was injured and a small tsunami was triggered, but no damage was reported.
A Sacramento man is in custody and another is sought in connection with an assault that occurred Thursday near San Francisco’s AT&T Park.
Roseville police are investigating the death of a man who died from injuries suffered Thursday night when he was hit by a pickup truck while crossing Harding Boulevard.
The California Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal accident in rural Yolo County near the town of Clarksburg.
Officials say a tourist from the United Kingdom lost two fingertips on his right hand while riding on the Pirates of the Caribbean ride at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom in Florida.
MyECheck Inc., a developer and licenser of electronic check services that has been operating out of El Dorado Hills, has moved into new offices in Folsom.
A month after a California judge ruled that job protections for teachers violated children's constitutional rights, one lawsuit making the same claim has been filed in New York, another has been announced and critics of teacher tenure in other states say they are preparing litigation as well.
A 33-year-old man who failed to return from a hike in Kings Canyon National Park has been found with a broken leg.