The owner of a West Hollywood beauty salon who claims to have worked on Hollywood celebrities has been charged with plotting to kill a competitor.
Republican candidate for governor Neel Kashkari filed his first financial disclosure form with the state Friday, reporting income of more than $100,000 last year from his former employer but few reportable financial holdings.
Two brothers in Northern California face murder charges in the case of a woman found strangled to death in her car nearly 25 years ago, authorities said Friday.
An Orange County woman who bilked a group of nuns out of $285,000 has been sentenced to more than three years in federal prison.
Federal education officials on Friday approved California's plan to roll out new computer-based standardized tests this spring, ending a months-long dispute that put the state at risk of sacrificing $1.5 billion in federal school funding.
A jury has deadlocked over allegations in a lawsuit that a California deputy sheriff used excessive force when he shot and killed a former NFL player.
Sheriff's officials in Northern California say they raided a pot dispensary with help from federal officials after discovering a cash shipment from Colorado and marijuana products headed out of state.
A judge Friday questioned the viability of a prosecution against a man accused of conspiring to illegally build hundreds of untraceable rifle silencers on a no-bid contract, ostensibly for the Navy's elite SEAL Team 6.
A large portion of a California collector's vast collection of acoustic guitars is going on the auction block in New York City.
Authorities in Vista have arrested an 18-year-old man who's accused of more than 300 graffiti vandalism incidents across the city.
Fire officials say a house fire near the Northern California city of Placerville claimed the lives of two women.
Investigators are looking into the possibility that arson was to blame for an early-morning house fire in San Jose that left a man and woman with serious burn injuries.
Your daily look at late-breaking California news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:
A driver who plowed into a Riverside bus stop, killing a woman and a 7-year-old girl, has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter.
A man wearing earphones who danced on a power pole while ignoring pleas from police in Southern California has been lifted to safety.
A suspect in a fatal stabbing in Woodburn has been arrested in Sacramento.
Police in Sacramento are investigating a possible failed attempt to steal the Golden Spike from the California State Railroad Museum.
University of California students who drink coffee to get through the day will soon be able to study the science behind the beverage.
Burglars made off with $35,000 worth of computer equipment from an Oakland elementary school.
Authorities say a Facebook post has led to the arrest of a man allegedly trying to solicit sex from teenagers in the San Francisco Bay Area.
A second person has been sentenced to prison and must repay nearly $10 million in a Texas-based life settlement investment fraud scheme.