The California Department of Public Health has failed to effectively investigate nursing home complaints, a state audit released Thursday found, with a total of 11,000 unresolved complaints in its system.
A man was fatally shot late Thursday afternoon outside a restaurant in Altadena, deputies said.
Police are searching for the parents or guardians of two children found Thursday on the streets of Long Beach.
The vice chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. has donated $65 million to a UC Santa Barbara physics institute -- the largest single gift in the university's history.
A man was shot in the arm, fires were set and bottles were thrown at police officers late Wednesday as revelers celebrated the San Francisco Giants winning the World Series, authorities said.
A 23-year-old man was shot by a deputy Wednesday after he opened fire from a home in Lawndale, prompting a neighborhood lockdown as authorities rushed to evacuate nearby residents.
A 38-year-old man who was killed when the paraglider he was flying crashed into the side of a mountain near San Jacinto was identified Wednesday as David Pearson of Los Angeles.
California's top health officer has ordered a 21-day home quarantine for all returning medical workers or travelers who have had contact with a confirmed case of Ebola in West Africa, and invoked the possibility of imprisonment and fines if the restrictions are disobeyed.