The head of a conservation group has been gored by a bison on Santa Catalina Island, off the Southern California coast.
After 43 years in prison, parole officials again say it is safe to free Charles Manson follower Bruce Davis.
A Santa Clara County grand jury has indicted former San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman Ray McDonald on one count of rape of an intoxicated person.
The deaths of two young campers killed when a tree branch fell on their tent and a campground closure because of plague cast a pall over California's Yosemite National Park at the height of the...
Officials at Yosemite National Park say they are temporarily shutting a popular campsite after two squirrels died of plague in the area.
Two minors were killed early Friday morning when a limb from an oak tree fell on their tent at Yosemite National Park, park officials said.
Wildlife authorities say a 67-year-old California man fought off a black bear that attacked him from behind then drove himself to a hospital.
An inmate involved in a bloody 1971 San Quentin escape attempt that left six dead has been killed by a fellow prisoner, corrections officials said Wednesday.
At least 150 people have been evacuated from their homes as erratic winds Wednesday fanned a wildfire burning through rugged hills in Northern California and pushed the flames across two counties.
Police are searching for a woman who emerged from the icy bay water Wednesday morning wearing a soaking wet black dress and no shoes after she either jumped or fell from the San Francisco-Oakland...