One person died in front of the Westin hotel near Los Angeles International Airport after a shooting Wednesday afternoon.
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.
The man who took the reins of the Penn State athletic department following the Jerry Sandusky scandal is resigning. Dave Joyner told the Associated Press he enjoyed the honor and privilege of working for his alma mater for nearly three years as athletic director following a national scandal and the death of head coach Joe Paterno. "It was a privilege for sad reasons, but it was a privilege," he told the AP. Joyner gave no specifics about why he made the decision to leave. Joyner was appointed interim AD in November 2011 after Tim Curley was placed on administrative leave for his alleged role in the Sandusky scandal. Joyner said he will resign Aug 1. Sandusky...