Jamilah Sims became a mother at 14 ? just as she was entering foster care for the third time, because of her own mother's instability.
Last year, James Hammond, the superintendent of the Montclair-Ontario Unified School District in the Inland Empire, was paid $492,077. Jonathan Eagan, the principal of a junior high school in the Bay Area city of Martinez made $279,669.
The Los Angeles Police Department has opened an investigation into allegations that command staff in some of the city's police stations artificially inflated the number of officers they had on patrol to comply with department regulations.
Two Santa Ana women were found guilty of voluntary manslaughter Thursday for the fatal beating of a 23-year-old newlywed outside a nightclub, in a case made infamous by claims of bystander indifference and marked by wildly conflicting eyewitness accounts.
The California Coastal Commission on Thursday took what it called a "significant step toward restoring public access" at Martin's Beach in San Mateo County by calling on members of the public who have been there over the decades to fill out declarations saying so.
A graduate student at USC walking home from a study group was attacked by at least three men early Thursday morning and died sometime later at his apartment, university officials and police said.
A $50,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of a fourth suspect in a deadly Stockton bank robbery that left one hostage and two gunmen dead, police officials said Thursday.
Gannett Co. loves Texas. The company struck a deal to acquire six television stations in the Lone Star State from London Broadcasting Co. for $215 million. The stations are in mostly small markets including Waco, Beaumont and Corpus Christi. The acquistion comes in the wake of Gannett's purchase of Belo Corp., which owned stations in Dallas, Houston and San Antonio, in a deal valued at $2.2 billion. Gannett said it expects the London deal to clear regulators by the end of the summer. “The addition of these stations will expand Gannett’s reach into some of the fastest growing markets in the nation," said Gracia Martore, president and chief executive officer of...