A wildfire raging in Northern California grew to 3,800 acres over the weekend, but firefighters appeared to be gaining the upper hand, with containment increasing to 50%, officials reported.
As UCLA tallied the damage from rampant flooding triggered by the rupture of a 90-year-old city water line, Los Angeles city leaders on Wednesday were once again confronted with the consequences of deferred maintenance on the city's aging infrastructure.
When the average Mexican family visits California, they probably hop in a car for a jaunt across the border. But California tourism officials who traveled here with Gov. Jerry Brown this week have their sights set on a more high-flying clientele.
A real estate developer accused of defrauding Los Angeles while receiving nearly $30 million in city affordable housing funds has reached an agreement to repay a fraction of the money.
California needs to completely make over the way it pays and cares for its state parks, according to a state commission reviewing a park system it says is in severe crises.
Empty energy drinks and rusted baby formula cans litter the moss-covered banks of the Lempa River near this country's northern border, marking the trails where, until recently, migrants — some of them children — made their way into Guatemala on a treacherous journey to the United States. Today, though, the trails are quiet except for the squawking cacophony of birds. An elite unit of the Honduran national police, trained and funded by the United States, is making its presence felt along the border in a mission to slow down the migrant flow at its source. The team, which usually focuses on drug and arms interdiction, was deployed just as Americans awoke to a dramatic...