Fresno Mayor Lee Brand at podium.

Brand, Fellow Mayors Meet for Homelessness Talks with Newsom

The mayors of California's biggest cities had a “robust” discussion with Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday, highlighting their opposition to his plan on how to spend $750 million to combat the state's homelessness crisis. California's homelessness count increased...
Photo of a paraglider trapped in a power line

Trapped Paraglider Rescued From Power Lines in California

OLIVEHURST  — A paraglider spent three hours trapped in power lines before being rescued in northern California. “The difficulty was making sure that the lines were de-energized to make sure that our firefighters were safe before we could make patient conta...
Photo of Les Ouchida holding a 1943 photo of himself, front row, center, and his siblings taken at the internment camp his family was moved to

California to Apologize for Internment of Japanese Americans

SACRAMENTO — Les Ouchida was born an American just outside California's capital city, but his citizenship mattered little after Japan bombed Pearl Harbor and the United States declared war. Based solely on their Japanese ancestry, the 5-year-old and his family...
Photo of a baby Weedy Sea Dragoon

San Diego Aquarium Breeds Rare Weedy Sea Dragon in Captivity

SAN DIEGO — A Southern California aquarium has successfully bred the rare weedy sea dragon, the lesser known cousin of the sea horse that resembles seaweed when floating. The babies with leafy appendages are less than an inch long, and have eaten their firs...