Voters struck down the effort to recall Gov. Gavin Newsom, continuing the political seesawing that has defined the former Republican stronghold.
Since March, dozens of brown pelicans appear to have been seriously injured by a person or people in Orange County, conservationists said.
Alex Harrison survived child sexual abuse at the hands of his high school tennis coach. Now he is seeking justice, for himself and others.
Eriz Marcus Anthony, 24, and Lee Wynne, 23, are expected to be charged with murder in the May 21 killing of Aiden Leos.
Some residents have left the state, but many others have just moved out of big cities in search of more space and lower prices, creating hot spots in the suburbs and the once-sleepy exurbs.
Kristine Hostetter was a beloved fourth-grade teacher. Then came the pandemic, the election and the Jan. 6 riot in Washington.
Two firefighters were injured on Thursday in Orange County as efforts to contain the Bond fire continued.
What if public health officials got awards instead of death threats?
About 60,000 people were affected by evacuation orders near Irvine, Calif., the authorities said, as the state prepared for strong winds that risked new fires.
Attendance has been low since the July reopening, but health officials and worker unions also say safety protocols have kept the coronavirus at bay.
Election experts say President Trump’s messaging, the pandemic and other factors are creating a tension around casting ballots not seen since the Jim Crow era.
The woman was charged with attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon on Saturday, the authorities said.
In dissent, Justice Sonia Sotomayor said officials overseeing the jail had failed to safeguard the health of the people housed there.
Using DNA evidence, the district attorney’s office in Orange County, Calif., said it had identified a 1968 homicide victim as Anita Louise Piteau and the suspect as Johnny Chrisco.
Joseph James DeAngelo Jr. is expected to accept a life sentence without the possibility of parole for a series of murders and rapes in the 1970s and ’80s as part of a plea agreement, one victim and close relatives of two other victims said.