Judge calls defendants 'complete cowards' after they plead guilty to beating Bryan Stow at Dodger Stadium.
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.
Herbalife Ltd. shares rebounded as much as 10 percent, as hedge-fund manager Bill Ackman struggled to convince investors that the seller of weight-loss shakes is guilty of fraud. Speaking during what he's billed as the most important presentation of his career, Ackman said he estimates that the company's nutrition clubs lose $12,000 per year, on average. He didn't specify how he came to that conclusion. The presentation, which comes a day after Ackman compared Herbalife to Enron Corp., is ongoing. Ackman's firm, Pershing Square Capital Management LP, which is positioned to profit from Herbalife's falling share price, investigated 240 of the company's clubs...