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It's a 'maintenance hole', not manhole: This US city bans 40 gender-specific words

The San Francisco Bay Area city is known for its long history of progressive politics and 'first of' ordinances.

19 Jul 2019 12:46 PM

US man charged with drowning autistic sons

Elmezayen, who was arrested in November, is being held without bail, and faces federal insurance fraud charges in connection with the crash.

18 Jul 2019 2:37 PM

California governor Gavin Newsom signs bill for USD 21 billion wildfire fund

'We were sobered by that immediate experience, that reality, and we got to work,' Newsom told reporters at a bill-signing ceremony.

13 Jul 2019 4:29 PM

US teen points fake gun at cop, killed; incident caught on cam

The replica gun can be seen lying next to her in the video.

13 Jul 2019 10:17 AM

7.1 earthquake hits southern California, no immediate reports of damage

Strong aftershocks have jolted the desert region since a 6.4 quake on Thursday.

06 Jul 2019 9:55 AM


All 'very much under control': Trump on California quake

The quake struck near the city of Ridgecrest and the US Navy's China Lake weapons testing range.

05 Jul 2019 9:44 AM

California becomes first state to ban discrimination against hairstyles

California bans discrimination based on hairstyle, becomes first state in US o do so.

04 Jul 2019 11:04 AM

Miracle baby: World’s tiniest surviving baby born in California

The world’s smallest baby ever to survive, weighs a mere 245 grams (8.6 ounces) -- the same as a large apple.

30 May 2019 10:28 AM

Tiny kitten rescued from storm drain

6-week-old kitten rescued from Cupertino storm drain.

23 May 2019 2:31 PM

World's most expensive coffee

California café touts its $75 coffee as the world's priciest.

16 May 2019 10:11 AM


Hate crime against teen Indo-American girl; people raise USD 600,000 for treatment

The family was targeted apparently in hate crime because the motorist thought they were Muslims, police said.

07 May 2019 8:46 PM

Cops help woman deliver baby inside McDonald’s at California

The woman and baby were then taken to the hospital, where they are doing well, police said.

05 Apr 2019 11:12 AM

Cops finally arrest murderer of 11-year-old girl after 45 years

More than 4 decades later, authorities in Southern California said that Colorado man has been arrested and charged with killing her in 1973.

21 Feb 2019 10:55 AM

Trump administration wants California to pay back USD 2.5 billion for bullet train

'California, state that has wasted billions on their out of control Fast Train, with no hope of completion, seems in charge!' Trump tweeted.

20 Feb 2019 11:14 AM

PG&E, utility tied to California wildfires, to file for bankruptcy

Pacific Gas and Electric, the utility company that has been tied to deadly wildfires in California, said it plans to file for bankruptcy

15 Jan 2019 4:22 PM


'Multiple victims' in shooting near Los Angeles: local police

Torrance, a coastal city, is located around 20 miles (30 kilometers) southeast of downtown Los Angeles.

05 Jan 2019 3:56 PM

Here are 9 awesome spots to celebrate New Year's Eve in the US

US hosts some of the biggest and most widely televised New Year’s Eve events in the world.

27 Dec 2018 4:15 PM

About 1,000 brooding octopuses found off California coast

This kind of aggregation of deep-sea octopuses has been reported only once before.

31 Oct 2018 12:49 PM

California will not enforce state net neutrality law pending appeal

The move likely means the California net neutrality law, which was set to take effect on Jan. 1, now will be on hold for a year or longer.

29 Oct 2018 8:15 AM

In California divorce cases, judge can now decide who gets custody of a pet

Judge can decide who gets to keep pets and will have discretion on factors such as who feeds them, who takes them to vet and on walks.

29 Sep 2018 12:20 PM