So far, a handful of county governments in Northern California are onboard with the idea of seceding and creating their own State of Jefferson. Additionally, a group called Six Californias, led by Tim Draper, is pushing for the state to split up into six different states.
A venture capitalist who has proposed splitting California into six states says he's collected enough petition signatures to qualify the initiative for the 2016 ballot.
The atmosphere in a South Los Angeles church was at times tense Tuesday night as residents and activists peppered Los Angeles police officials with questions about two officers' fatal shooting of a mentally ill man.
Michael Davis experienced firsthand the negative effects of campus discipline when he received a police citation for tardiness in middle school and later was removed from class for failing to wear the school uniform at Manual Arts High in South Los Angeles.
A wildfire burning near Yosemite National Park is threatening 500 homes, has triggered 13,000 evacuation orders and prompted the Madera County sheriff to declare a local emergency.
For days, authorities say, two South Pasadena High School students plotted a massacre for when classes resumed after summer.
The draft will be held Thursday, Friday and Saturday in New York. Times NFL writer Sam Farmer examines team needs by division. Today, the North divisions: AFC North This should sound familiar: The Cleveland Browns are looking for a quarterback. They are in prime position to get one with either of their first-round picks, No. 4 or 26. They would love a wide receiver to they could pair with Josh Gordon, too, and if Clemson’s Sammy Watkins doesn’t go in the top three picks it will be difficult for Cleveland to pass on him. This franchise needs playmakers. Even though they signed Lance Moore and Darrius Heyward-Bey this spring, the Pittsburgh Steelers are still looking for a...