REDDING, Calif. (AP) — Authorities have increased containment of a Northern California wildfire that has destroyed seven homes and damaged four others.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Democratic National Committee on Saturday quashed a push from climate activists and some national party members who want a 2020 presidential primary debate devoted exclusively to the climate crisis.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Backed by military aircraft, Brazilian troops on Saturday were deploying in the Amazon to fight fires that have swept the region and prompted anti-government protests as well as an international outcry.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Officials say a Southern California sheriff's deputy who collapsed during SWAT training six years ago has died.
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — The Santa Rosa City Council has agreed to pay a settlement to a California woman hit by a police truck.
BIARRITZ, France (AP) — President Donald Trump is threatening to use the emergency authority granted by a powerful but obscure federal law to make good on his tweeted "order" to U.S. businesses to cut ties in China amid a spiraling trade war between the two nations.
BIARRITZ, France (AP) — Deal or No Deal?
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — At the Walt Disney Company's biannual D23 convention, a faint image of the "Star Wars" character Emperor Palpatine in the background of a new poster can cause as much of a stir as actual appearances from movie stars such as Angelina Jolie and Dwayne Johnson. But that's…
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a 23-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder for allegedly trying to push a high school cross-country runner off a bridge in Southern California.
WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago-area hometown of the late famed science fiction writer Ray Bradbury marked his birthday with dedication of a statue in his honor.
NEW YORK (AP) — Althea Gibson basked in a ticker-tape parade in New York a decade before Arthur Ashe won the 1968 U.S. Open.
BIARRITZ, France (AP) — Under the threatening clouds of a global economic slowdown, President Donald Trump is confronting the consequences of his preference to go it alone, with low expectations that the leaders of the richest democracies can make substantive progress on an array of issues a…
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on Walt Disney Co.'s biannual D23 fan convention in Anaheim (all times local):
After a white supremacist discussed plans on Facebook for a mass shooting at a synagogue, police in Washington used a new law to quickly seize his 12 firearms, long before he was convicted of any crime.
BIARRITZ, France (AP) — The posturing by leaders of the G-7 rich democracies began well before they stood together for a summit photo.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An Iranian-flagged oil tanker pursued by the U.S. amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington changed its listed destination to a port in Turkey early Saturday after Greece said it wouldn't risk its relations with America by aiding it.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California wildlife officials don't want residents keeping nutria — invasive, semi-aquatic rodents — as pets.
MILAN (AP) — In a story Aug. 23 about Placido Domingo, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Caterina Bolognese, the head of the gender equality division at the Council of Europe, said Domingo should apologize. She said Domingo should apologize if he committed the sexual harassment …
PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — It's hard to recognize Paradise.
TUXEDO, N.Y. (AP) — In brushy terrain where a botanical interloper evades detection by the human eye, count on Dia to sniff it out.
HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong protesters threw bricks and gasoline bombs at police, who responded with tear gas, as chaotic scenes returned to the summer-long anti-government protests on Saturday for the first time in nearly two weeks.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana enters the upcoming school year back among the handful of states without publicly funded preschool, and the unions and education groups that are otherwise staunch allies of Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock are a big reason why his fledgling pre-kindergarten program …
For Foster City teen Samer Bahu, the beginning of his high school career some two years ago was nothing short of overwhelming.
In an effort to support sustainable construction in San Mateo, city officials approved incentives for developers of new construction in the city to electrify their buildings, requirements for solar panel installation and expanding the capacity of parking spaces to charge electric vehicles.
Three members of a family are suspected of tying up and assaulting an African American teen in what police described as a racially motivated attack early Thursday in San Bruno.
The Redwood City Council on Monday will consider new limits on single-family home size as well as a rotation policy for the selection of the mayor and vice mayor.
More than 23 years after an 8-year-old girl was kidnapped near the Hillsborough elementary school she attended, a Southern California man found guilty for plotting the abduction was sentenced to seven years to life in prison Friday, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney’s Office.
KEOKUK, Iowa (AP) — The question was about climate change. The answer soon turned to the Bible.
Michelle Katsuyoshi was named director of Human Resources for Redwood City and will start Sept. 16.
Dunkin’ — the doughnut and coffee chain formerly known as Dunkin’ Donuts — is coming to Redwood City. A building permit has been approved, but not yet issued for the company, which is slated to occupy 593 Woodside Road. An opening date has not yet been announced.
Monster truck: A red pickup truck with a camper shell was parked in front of a house on Oak Knoll Drive in Belmont for 20 to 30 minutes, then left, it was reported at 8:04 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 17.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A New Zealand teenager who visited Disneyland and other Southern California tourist spots last week brought along more than just her luggage. She brought measles.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Robert Downey Jr. says he had a wild Disneyland ride in his younger days.
PARIS (AP) — Seventy-five years ago, they helped free Europe from the Nazis. This weekend, U.S. veterans are back in Paris to celebrate, and commemorate.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Ewan McGregor is reprising his "Star Wars" role as Obi-Wan Kenobi in a new series, one of the many splashy projects that Disney is banking on to make its new streaming platform competitive.
PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Few things are powerful enough to bring people back to the scene of their greatest tragedy. For the community of Paradise that was nearly leveled by a wildfire, football is it.
PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the first high school football game since a devastating wildfire in a Northern California town (all times local):
REDDING, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a Northern California wildfire (all times local):
The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged more than 600 points Friday after the latest escalation in the trade war between the U.S. and China rattled investors. The broad sell-off sent the S&P 500 to its fourth straight weekly loss.
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say the death of a Long Beach police dog was heat-related after the animal was left inside a patrol car.
Hundreds of activists gathered in the hallways of the Hilton Union Square hotel in San Francisco on Friday, where the Democratic National Committee is holding its summer meetings, to demand the Democrats hold a debate focusing on climate change.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Former Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo has been kept in solitary confinement and only allowed to go outdoors once in the month he has been in U.S. custody while fighting extradition to his native country in a corruption case, his defense attorney said.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Health authorities say a teenage girl traveling from New Zealand to Southern California this month was infectious with highly contagious measles and may have exposed others at Disneyland and a nearby hotel.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A man charged with killing a Sacramento County sheriff's deputy and wounding another has pleaded not guilty to murder and attempted murder.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A new U.S. government management plan unveiled Friday clears the way for coal mining and oil and gas drilling on land that used to be off limits as part of a sprawling national monument in Utah before President Donald Trump downsized the protected area two years ago.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — An investigation was underway Friday to determine why a Sacramento light rail commuter train struck a maintenance train, injuring 27 people.
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Hundreds of mourners paid their respects to former Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Babineaux Blanco at a public visitation Friday evening in Cajun country.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Rank-and-file Democrats appear to be shifting to the middle on health care, worried about what's politically achievable on their party's top 2020 issue.
PORT VELHO, Brazil (AP) — Under international pressure to contain fires sweeping parts of Brazil's Amazon, President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday authorized use of the military to battle the huge blazes while thousands took to the streets to protest his environmental policies.
HONG KONG (AP) — Supporters of Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement lined the streets and part of the city's harbor front Friday, inspired by a human chain in a historic Baltic states protest against Soviet control 30 years ago.