The northbound 5 Freeway was closed early Wednesday in Santa Clarita due to a big rig fire. Firefighters knocked down the brush fire, but traffic was backed up past the 14 Freeway during a slow drive north of...
Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 12:16 AM PDT
Death Toll From Northern California Fires Rises to 42
The death toll from Northern California's destructive wildfires rose to 42 Wednesday after the remains of another person were found in Sonoma County.
Spokeswoman Misti Harris said the county is working on...
Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017 at 08:15 PM PDT
Couple's Engagement Rings Survive Fire in Santa Rosa
Monica Brinkerhoff was crushed.
At last sight Monday, flames were licking the Santa Rosa house she shared with her wife, Sam Brinkerhoff. But when the family returned to Coffey Park two days later, only a...
A Fountain Valley man faces a possible federal prison term when he's sentenced Monday for smuggling nearly 100 tiny Asian songbirds -- most of which died in transit -- in his luggage on a flight from Vietnam.
Monday, Oct 16, 2017 at 11:09 AM PDT
Massive Marijuana Grow Discovered After Placentia Fire
With an email and video claiming credit for infusing progressive politics into California's legislature, Senate Leader Kevin de Leon on Sunday announced he will challenge fellow Democrat Sen. Dianne Feinstein as...
Monday, Oct 16, 2017 at 12:30 AM PDT
Calif. Turns Corner in Battling Wildfires as Winds Steady
California fire authorities said Sunday they have turned a corner in battling several of the wildfires that have devastated wine country and other rural parts of Northern California over the past week.