When it comes to designing coveted collectible toys for sale at Comic-Con, the annual celebration of pop culture lifting off Thursday in San Diego, the sky's the limit for the designers at Mattel. Fittingly, the building where Mattel's dreamers conceive of their limited-edition playthings is just down the street from the Los Angeles International Airport.

A Rocklin computer game developer said Wednesday it expects to receive $3 million in funding from two Sacramento area investment firms.

Unexplained rash? Check your iPad. It turns out the popular tablet computer may contain nickel, one of the most common allergy-inducing metals.

California’s health insurance exchange, the agency responsible for administering the federal health care law, does not provide official email addresses to members of its governing board. So it became an issue last month when a consumer group requested from the exchange a long list of public records, including any communications between agency officials and health insurance companies.

NASA chief Charles Bolden is scheduled to tour the Aerojet facility in Rancho Cordova today – a visit that reflects the company’s significant role in the agency’s quest to send man back into deep space, and eventually to Mars.

A Rocklin woman has been arrested in connection with the closure by federal authorities of an adult website known as myredbook.com.

Sacramento Police Chief Sam Somers Jr. says a private social media site is making his department more effective.

A unanimous Supreme Court on Wednesday dialed up privacy protections for the 21st century, ruling that police need warrants before searching smartphones.

In a win for broadcasters and big media, the Supreme Court on Wednesday grounded the streaming service Aereo, ruling that the start-up violates the Copyright Act by recording and streaming over-the-air TV to subscribers’ devices.



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