Trump plan to rollback fuel standards to get second hearing

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — The Trump administration's proposal to rollback national fuel economy standards was headed for its second public hearing a day after California officials and scores of speakers h...

Protests, pleas expected at hearing on Trump fuel rollback

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Doctors, environmental groups and California officials will weigh in on the Trump administration's proposal to roll back car-mileage standards at what could be a raucous hearing ...

Court sides with California in fight over Koch group donors

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A U.S. appeals court ruled Tuesday that California's attorney general can collect the names and addresses of top donors to two conservative nonprofit groups, including one with li...

US appeals court revives drug lawsuit by players against NFL

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A U.S. appeals court on Thursday reinstated a lawsuit filed against the NFL by former players who claim the league illegally plied them with powerful prescription painkillers to k...

California high court rules for immigrant kids in visa fight

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The California Supreme Court on Thursday made it easier for some immigrant children who are abused or abandoned by a parent to seek a U.S. visa to avoid deportation. It was not im...

Twin wildfires threatening 10,000 California homes

LAKEPORT, Calif. (AP) — Twin wildfires tearing through vineyards and brushy hills threatened some 10,000 homes in Northern California Tuesday — yet another front in the seemingly endless summer of wil...

California wildfires claim more lives; crews make progress

REDDING, Calif. (AP) — Thousands more fled their homes after wildfires surged near a small lake town in Northern California while a deadly blaze farther north slowed slightly as crews stretched to the...

Court nixes challenge to rare California bullet stamping law

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The California Supreme Court threw out a lawsuit Thursday that sought to block an unusual law requiring new models of semi-automatic handguns to stamp identifying information on b...

Experts: Travel ruling could boost other immigration suits

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling upholding President Donald Trump's travel ban may have a silver lining for people fighting other administration immigration policies after the 5-4 ...

Lawsuit: Green-card holders face bias in US military policy

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Trump administration policy that requires green-card holders to pass a background check before they can start military service is discriminatory and has left hundreds of enliste...

California to defend immigration laws against Trump

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — After repeatedly suing the Trump administration over U.S. immigration policies, California will find itself in an unusual position Wednesday: defending protections for people in t...

Woman accused of dismembering roommate appears in court

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A San Francisco woman looked composed and lucid as she made her first court appearance on Friday on a murder charge accusing her of killing and dismembering her roommate, whose bo...

California high court to rule on social media access

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The California Supreme Court will decide whether Facebook and other social media companies must turn over user content to criminal defendants. The justices are e...

1st appeals court to weigh Trump's decision to end DACA

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Trump administration will try to convince a U.S. appeals court Tuesday that it was justified in ending an Obama-era immigration policy that shielded hundreds of thousands of y...

Is Trump right about judges' leanings? Maybe, review shows

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — President Donald Trump has called courts unfair and political and repeatedly assailed the 9th Circuit, the U.S. court system's westernmost division, where some of his key immigrat...