A woman who allegedly pepper-spayed a security guard as she bolted from a Macy's department store with $400 in stolen clothing is being sought by police in Santa Ana.
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.
Even his hair looks presidential. In his long, varied career actor William Devane has played more than his share of bad guys, romantic leads and comic characters. But he's best known to audiences for his political roles. It makes sense. There's gravitas in Devane's demeanor and an authority in his voice that commands attention and respect. He looks and sounds like an idealized version of a politician. Since earning an Emmy nomination for his star-making turn as President Kennedy 40 years ago in the ABC movie, "The Missiles of October," Devane has played presidents on "Stargate SG-1" and in Christopher Nolan's 2012 blockbuster "The Dark...