Five years after a white city parks worker accused a former supervisor of disparaging his skin color, the Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday approved a multimillion-dollar payout to satisfy a court judgment in the racial discrimination lawsuit.Read more
A Tulare County sheriff's deputy and a pilot who worked for the Sheriff's Department were killed Wednesday when their plane crashed into a mountain in the San Joaquin Valley, authorities said.
The single-engine plane, which the Sheriff's Department purchased in 2011, crashed about 4:15 p.m. about 10 miles east of Porterville, Sheriff Mike Boudreaux said.Read more
Public health officials in Yolo County confirmed Wednesday that a resident there who recently returned from international travel contracted the Zika virus, the latest of several confirmed cases in California.Read more
An Ohio man charged with stalking Gwyneth Paltrow testified Wednesday that he sent her dozens of messages in the hope she might want to marry him, despite her testifying against him in a previous stalking case.Read more
Investigators say the body of a young woman reported to have been missing since November was found inside a car that had been parked outside a busy Northern California store for weeks.
KSBW-TV reported that 22-year-old Lauren Jessie Moss was found dead inside her car at a Walmart store in Salinas last week.
She was last seen alive in Seaside on Nov. 13, the same day she left a rehab center.Read more