California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States. With 39.6 million residents across a total area of about 163,696 square miles (423,970 km2), California is the most populous U.S. state and the third-largest by area. The state capital is Sacramento. The Greater Los Angeles Area and the San Francisco Bay Area are the nation's second- and fifth-most populous urban regions, with 18.7 million and 9.7 million residents respectively. Los Angeles is California's most populous city, and the country's second-most populous, after New York City. California also has the nation's most populous county, Los Angeles County, and its largest county by area, San Bernardino County. The City and County of San Francisco is both the country's second-most densely populated major city after New York City and the fifth-most densely populated county, behind only four of the five New York City boroughs.
Power supply to about 150,000 California homes and businesses is expected to be shut off on Wednesday, in the latest precautionary outage planned by utility giant PG&E against wildfire risks posed by.. Reuters - Published
The state of California on Monday sued e-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc, alleging the San Francisco company engaged in a "systematic" and "wildly successful" campaign to attract teenagers to its.. Reuters - Published
Electronic vape device manufacturer Juul is staring down yet another lawsuit. Gizmodo reports California officials announced Monday that the state has a lawsuit filed against the company. The complaint..
California Democrats recently held their state party convention. At the convention delegates expressed concern over Kamala Harris beleaguered bid for President. There are worries about the prospect of..
A 16-year-old student dressed in black opened fire inside a Santa Clarita high school, Thursday, killing at least two people, wounding three and injuring himself, according to police. Jillian Kitchener..
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Captain Kent Wegener on Thursday detailed a timeline of events after a gunman opened fire earlier in the day at a Santa Clarita, California school. Sheriff Alex..
A California high school student dressed in black is suspected of having opened fire on campus today. At least one person is dead and at least five others are wounded. The suspect has been arrested and..
Kamala Harris campaign is in trouble. The California Senator and former prosecutor is struggling to make a dent in the campaign for president. Nationally, she stands at just 5%. Harris has put all her..
Gunmen who killed four men and wounded six others at a backyard football-viewing party of mostly ethnic Hmong had targeted the residence in Fresno, California, possibly in retaliation for a previous.. Reuters - Published
Police in the California city of Fresno were investigating a mass shooting at a football game party on Sunday in which at least 10 people were shot, killing four, with five others left in critical.. Reuters - Published
About 180,000 customers in California could find themselves in the dark as Pacific Gas & Electric warned that an upcoming "strong offshore wind event" could prompt the bankrupt power producer to yet.. Reuters - Published
A teenage boy who killed two classmates and wounded three others at a southern California high school on his birthday before shooting himself in the head died on Friday of his wounds in hospital, the.. Reuters - Published
A 16-year-old student was carrying out a deliberate plan when he shot five teenagers at his California high school then turned the gun on himself, the local sheriff said on Friday, but authorities have.. Reuters - Published
California and 22 other U.S. states filed suit on Friday to challenge the Trump administration's decision to revoke California's authority to set stiff vehicle tailpipe emissions rules and require a.. Reuters - Published
California police on Friday were working to identify what motivated a 16-year-old to open fire on his fellow high school students a day earlier, killing two and wounding three others before shooting.. Reuters - Published
California authorities on Friday were holding four suspects charged with murder and conspiracy in connection with a deadly shooting at a Halloween costume party hosted at an Airbnb rental house in.. Reuters - Published
Just 16 seconds passed from the time a California high school student pulled a .45 semi-automatic pistol from his backpack in an outdoor school courtyard and emptied the weapon, killing two classmates.. Reuters - Published
A Southern California high school student pulled a .45 caliber semiautomatic handgun from his backpack and fired on fellow classmates on Thursday morning, killing two and wounding three others. Reuters - Published
The students inside a barricaded choir classroom were huddled in the dark minutes after shots rang out at Saugus High School in Southern California on Thursday, when one them said: "I think I got.. Reuters - Published
A California high school student on his 16th birthday opened fire on campus on Thursday, killing a 16-year-old girl and a 14-year-old boy and wounding three other teens before shooting himself in the.. Reuters - Published
Microsoft Corp said in a blog post on Monday that it would honor California's privacy law, known as CCPA, throughout the United States, expanding the impact of a strict set of rules meant to protect.. Reuters - Published
The members of the U.S. women's national soccer team who sued the U.S. Soccer Federation (USSF) in March over allegations of gender discrimination can pursue their claims as a class action, a.. Reuters - Published
NASA, most prominent for its many Florida-launched exploits into space, showcased an early version of its first all-electric experimental aircraft, the X-57 "Maxwell," on Friday at its lesser-known.. Reuters - Published
Wildfires have raged across California for about a month and air problems persist in China, but no other place on Earth is battling the scale and severity of the pollution that chokes large swathes of.. Reuters - Published
California's biggest, most ruinous wildfire this year, a wind-driven blaze that scorched 120 square miles (310 square kilometers) of Sonoma County wine country and consumed scores of homes, was.. Reuters - Published