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Newsom signs bill to limit use of hip-hop lyrics in criminal trials
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Newsom signs bill to limit use of hip-hop lyrics in criminal trials

California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) signed a bill Friday to limit the use of hip-hop lyrics as evidence in criminal trials amid multiple high-profile cases of lyrics being used against rappers who have been arrested.  The law, which Newson signed alongside rappers, record producers and record industry executives who were present virtually, is the first in...

California murder suspect, teen daughter killed in shootout
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California murder suspect, teen daughter killed in shootout

LOS ANGELES — An abducted 15-year-old girl and her father — a fugitive wanted in the death of the teen’s mother — were both killed amid a shootout with law enforcement Tuesday on a highway in California’s high desert, authorities said. San Bernardino County Sheriff Shannon Dicus did not specify whether Savannah Graziano was shot...

Self-proclaimed ‘incel’ charged with pepper spraying women in Southern California hate attacks
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Self-proclaimed ‘incel’ charged with pepper spraying women in Southern California hate attacks

SANTA ANA, Calif. — A 25-year-old man has been charged with pepper spraying women in hate attacks in Southern California, prosecutors said Tuesday. Johnny Deven Young faces multiple charges including assault and illegal use of tear gas with enhancements for using a deadly weapon and hate crimes, the Orange County District Attorney’s office. Prosecutors said...

California enjoys ‘good COVID weather,’ but winter could bring surprises
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California enjoys ‘good COVID weather,’ but winter could bring surprises

California is entering the fall with coronavirus in retreat. Cases have fallen significantly from the height of the Omicron wave this spring and summer, and that has allowed government officials to ease both mask rules and recommendations. But health experts are warning these conditions could change as the weather cools, people head indoors and new...

U.S. Spy Satellite Launched Into Orbit From California
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U.S. Spy Satellite Launched Into Orbit From California

VANDENBERG SPACE FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — A classified satellite for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office launched into orbit aboard a United Launch Alliance Delta 4 Heavy rocket on Saturday. The NROL-91 spy satellite lifted off at 3:25 p.m. from Vandenberg Space Force Base in California’s Santa Barbara County. It was the last launch of...

CA mandatory kindergarten bill: Gov. Gavin Newsom rejects mandatory kindergarten law
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CA mandatory kindergarten bill: Gov. Gavin Newsom rejects mandatory kindergarten law

SACRAMENTO — Beyond what they learn academically in kindergarten, students learn everyday routines: how to take care of class materials and how to be kind to their peers, according to Golden Empire Elementary School kindergarten teacher Carla Randazzo. While developing those skills became more difficult for students going to school online during the pandemic, occasionally,...

US spy satellite launched into orbit from California
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US spy satellite launched into orbit from California

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! A classified satellite for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office launched into orbit aboard a United Launch Alliance Delta 4 Heavy rocket on Saturday. The NROL-91 spy satellite lifted off at 3:25 p.m. from Vandenberg Space Force Base in California’s Santa Barbara County. It was the last launch...

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The forgotten history of what California stole from Black families | California

There’s a willow tree in Hayward, California, that Marian Johnson takes her mother to every year on her birthday. Johnson’s great-grandfather planted the tree decades ago, on his sprawling farm property in Russell City, an unincorporated part of Alameda county in the San Francisco Bay area that used to be predominantly Black and Latino. Today,...