With a strong atmospheric river storm bearing down on the state and creating flooding concerns following weeks of heavy snow, California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday evening expanded an emergency proclamation to 21 additional counties, with a majority of the state now covered. The big stor…
One month into the invasion of Ukraine, President Joe Biden declared that sanctions against Russia had rendered the ruble almost immediately “to rubble.” U.S. officials say Russia is now the most sanctioned country in the world. But as the war nears its one-year mark, it’s clear the sanction…
A French nun who was believed to be the world's oldest person has died a few weeks before her 119th birthday. She was born in 1904.
The world's oldest known person, French nun Lucile Randon, has died aged 118, a spokesman told AFP on Tuesday.
Angela Lansbury. Bill Russell. Loretta Lynn. The Queen. These are the entertainers, leaders, athletes and other notable people we lost this year.
A divided Supreme Court refused Tuesday to lift the Trump-era rule that has turned away migrants at the border as a public health threat.
When two Bay Area supporters of former President Donald Trump were indicted last year on charges of plotting to blow up the Democratic headquarters building in Sacramento, federal officials described the plans as “despicable conduct” with no place in American society.
The Supreme Court issued a 5-4 order near midnight Friday barring the enforcement of a state restriction that was due to expire on Thursday.
The plan, known as the U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021, would provide a pathway to citizenship to the 11 million unauthorized immigrants living in the United States.
Immigration reform is high on Biden's agenda — one of his first executive orders called on Congress to provide a path to citizenship for Dreamers.
Pelosi's spokesman said she was complying with the rules as presented to her by eSalon.
Business owners are mounting fierce campaigns to protect them from lawsuits over infections, hospitalizations and deaths related to the pandemic.
Federal agents in green camouflage uniforms have been taking into custody people in the streets of Portland, not close to federal property that they were sent to protect
A budgeting oversight and higher utility costs have prompted the Napa Valley College board to approve an $825,000 adjustment to this year's budget.
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The council on Tuesday voted to pursue a $50 million state grant alongside the affordable housing developer Heritage Housing Partners.
Pay is notoriously low for school support staff who shuttle America’s children to schools, feed them in cafeterias and provide classroom assistance to students who need the most help. School support staffers earn, on average, about $25,000 a year in Los Angeles, barely enough to get by in one of the expensive cities in America. The pay is a driving factor behind a three-day strike that has shut down the entire Los Angeles school system and put a spotlight on the paltry pay of support staff that serves as the backbone of schools nationwide.
Gwyneth Paltrow is expected to appear in court for the second day of a trial in which she's accused of crashing into a skier at Deer Valley Resort, leaving him concussed and with four broken ribs. The actor-turned-wellness tycoon has vehemently denied the allegations and filed a counterclaim alleging 76-year-old Terry Sanderson, the man she collided with, was responsible for their crash. The Utah trial's first day Tuesday featured opening statements and two witnesses testifying against Paltrow. Wednesday is expected to include testimony from two doctors and family members called by Sanderson as expert witnesses about his medical condition.
Women's college basketball has displayed an odd mix this season and now there's the rare combination of South Carolina's undefeated dominance alongside parity in the Sweet 16. Just two of the four No. 1 women's seeds advanced through the first two rounds, which hadn't happened since 1998. The Gamecocks are one of them looking to continue their perfect season against No. 4 seed UCLA on Saturday. Virginia Tech is the other No. 1 seed advancing. South Carolina coach Dawn Staley says her team's success comes from a singular focus on the game and its next task.
A strong late-season Pacific storm that brought damaging winds and more rain and snow to saturated California is blamed for two deaths. Forecasters say additional flooding is possible Wednesday even as the storm tapers off from north to south. Tuesday’s storm blasted the San Francisco Bay Area and Monterey Bay with powerful winds and downpours, while intense hail pounded Sacramento. The National Weather Service says that locally heavy rain and snowmelt may cause flooding Wednesday in southern California and central Arizona. Authorities say the two deaths were caused by falling trees. The weather service says Tuesday's storm was a Pacific low pressure system interacting with California’s 12th atmospheric river since late December.
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American Canyon Police thwarted what the agency called “in-progress” catalytic converter thefts and made two arrests late Sunday night.
In 2003, Jesus Manzo Gil was sentenced to 44 years to life after a jury found him guilty of molesting two girls, who were 5 and 9 at the time.
Christopher "Roly" Young faces a murder charge linked to the shooting death of Nathan Garza outside the grocery where the 18-year-old worked.
A Napa man’s brief attempt to flee a sheriff’s deputy – first on dry land and then by water – ended in his arrest after half an hour, authorities said.
Napa County supervisors on Tuesday sat down to forge a direction for the county. Here's how things went.
Vintner Heather Phillips and architectural historian Kara Brunzell are the newest Napa County planning commissioners.
A developer says adding 2,911 square feet of county land to its Old Sonoma Road project will allow for another seven affordable housing units.
American Canyon is taking steps to try to keep growth from degrading fire protection levels.