The man gripped a gun as he stood behind the news crew, watching them do a live broadcast. The journalists didn’t seem to notice that he had pointed the weapon right at them.
Neighbors and activists in Mount Shasta have been pressing Crystal Geyser Water Co. for months to conduct a full environmental review before opening a bottling plant just outside the small Northern California town.
Vic Gumper and a buddy opened their first pizzeria in Berkeley nearly 18 years ago, expanding to Oakland, Albany and this 1.1-square-mile city best known for Pixar Animation Studios, big-box retailers and a biotech cluster.
Three California Highway Patrol officers, a Modesto criminal defense attorney and five others have been arrested in connection with the 2012 killing of Korey Kauffman, a 26-year-old Turlock resident whose body was found more than a year later by hunters in a remote Mariposa County forest.
The fatal shooting of an armed suspect by Oakland police officers spurred street protests and outrage on social media by activists who likened it to other controversial shootings over the last year.
U.S. District Judge Charles R. Breyer on Friday denied a federal prosecution request that pre-trial filngs by Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow -- which included excerpts of confidential wiretap evidence against a number of politicians -- be sealed, saying that doing so would "serve no useful purpose"...
The federal investigation involved years of undercover work and culminated in a sweeping indictment with 29 defendants. Among them was former state Sen. Leland Yee, who pleaded guilty July 1 to racketeering.
At a community meeting in Duarte hosted by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department last week, one name surfaced often.