The San Diego Stock Exchange Index closed higher Wednesday at 127.25, up 0.09 percent from Tuesday. Advancing issues beat decliners 48 to 34, and 72 issues were unchanged.
A retrial is under way in Orange County for a man charged with helping a friend murder his ex-girlfriend's family in a gruesome 2007 attack.
Police have arrested a high school counselor whose computer allegedly contained videos of students engaged in sexual activity in his office, authorities said.
A plan to harness wave power alongside the nuclear power produced at San Onofre State Beach is all but dead in the water.
The lawyers for two men whose pants were pulled down by Oakland police on a public street are getting more than $832,000 in legal fees paid by the city.
Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca is considering a plan to close a portion of the troubled Men's Central Jail as the department faces a federal investigation into allegations of brutality in the jails.
The family of a gang member who died in Los Angeles police custody in 2007 has been awarded more than $3 million in a wrongful death lawsuit.
A well-known Northern California politician married to California's treasurer returned to work Tuesday after spending time recovering from substance abuse and an alleged assault by an ex-boyfriend.
Los Angeles Fire Chief Brian Cummings says his department used computer projections of emergency response times instead of actual performance figures in reports to city officials.
Police say a Northern California teenager molested a 7-year-old boy in a Sacramento park.
A California central coast police chief under fire for sexual harassment and ticket quotas has resigned.
A revised plan for the America's Cup would have the Port of San Francisco spend up to $8 million to refurbish Piers 30 through 32.
but some critics say it's abandoning its core mission.
A controversial strawberry pesticide is being pulled from the U.S. market by its Tokyo manufacturer.
A group of people have been taken into custody after a suspected illegal immigrant-smuggling boat came ashore on a Los Angeles-area beach.
California scientists are hunting ways to predict who's about to have a heart attack, and they say they've found a key clue.
The Los Angeles City Council has called on local broadcasters to curb derogatory remarks in the aftermath of coarse statements made by Rush Limbaugh and on KFI's “John and Ken” show.