A 29-year-old man suspected of drunk driving and his girlfriend were arrested in connection with a hit-and-run crash that fatally injured a motorcyclist in North Hollywood on Saturday, authorities said.
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.
Emanuel Ebot, Whellder Guelewar and Pa Suwareh Faye are from Cameroon, Brazil, and Gambia, respectively. But on Friday, they came together at a restaurant in Sao Paulo's growing African immigrant community to cheer on Cameroon's World Cup team, saying they felt united by Brazil's historical links to Africa. “I'm cheering for Cameroon, and I cheer for any African team,” said Guelewar, a 29-year-old producer of cultural events, and the small restaurant explodes into cheers when an apparent Mexico goal was overturned. “We feel that we are Africans, even if we are part of a diaspora. We really value this part of our culture.” He and his...