Fire officials say a blaze at a warehouse facility in Concord that smoldered for hours and prompted a health advisory is now out.
San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit and its two largest unions will be meeting again with a federal mediator over a key contract provision that has led to a lawsuit.
Assembly Speaker John Perez pledged Wednesday to cautiously begin restoring funding to some social programs that were slashed during the recession and said lawmakers will ask voters to approve a revised rainy day fund on the November 2014 ballot.
A popular golf coach in Northern California has been charged with child molestation after allegedly sexually assaulting multiple boys during a three-year period, authorities said.
A man was killed Wednesday as he ran from a crash.
The Homeland Security Department has fired an employee who runs a website predicting and advocating a race war, about four months after he was put on paid administrative leave.
Talk about an airing of grievances.
California safety officials have issued $54,000 in fines against an elevator company whose employee was killed while working at the San Francisco 49ers' new stadium in Santa Clara.
A San Diego man has been charged with operating a revenge porn website that let people anonymously post explicit photographs of others so that he could extort money from those whose privacy was breached.
Sen. Jeff Sessions, the top Republican on the Senate Budget Committee, said Wednesday he will oppose the bipartisan budget deal.
Nationally syndicated Christian radio broadcaster James Dobson is suing the federal government over a requirement in the Affordable Care Act that his ministry must include the morning-after pill and other emergency contraception in its health insurance.
Oakland sent left-hander Jerry Blevins to the Washington Nationals for minor league outfielder Billy Burns, the Athletics' fifth trade in 10 days.
Three Sacramento schools were locked down this morning because of a report of a man with a gun before it was determined there was no reason for alarm.
Auburn-based Flyers Energy LLC has been named a preferred fuel supplier for the California Farm Bureau Federation. Flyers will give a per-gallon discount to businesses belonging to Sacramento-based CFBF.
Roseville-based Intrix Technology Inc., a provider of payment-processing solutions, says it has acquired Merchant Processing USA based in Southfield, Mich.