SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California's Capitol is awash in sexual harassment allegations, creating an atmosphere that's affecting how men and women interact. Holding meetings over drinks after a hectic day in the Legislature is a regular part of Sacramento, but behavior at such events has crossed into inappropriate territory. It was recently revealed that Assemblyman Raul Bocanegra was disciplined in 2009 as a legislative staffer. Another staffer says he stalked her around a nightclub and put his hands down her blouse.
MANTECA, Calif. (AP) - Two U.S. servicemen whose remains were identified more than six decades after they were killed overseas during World War II will finally get funerals in their California hometowns. The Defense Department says Army Air Forces 1st Lt. Homer Spence and Marine Corps Reserve Assistant Cook Frank Masoni will be buried Saturday with military honors.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - Authorities clearing homeless encampments along a Southern California river have found at least two makeshift underground bunkers, including one that contained more than a thousand bicycles. The Orange County Register reports that county officials say the bikes found in the tunnel system under a flood-control channel could suggest a large-scale theft ring. Officials evicted homeless people from along the Santa Ana River amid concerns about unsanitary conditions.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Authorities and neighbors say a fire ripped through an apartment in the San Francisco Bay Area, killing three members of a family and leaving another in critical condition. The Mercury News reports that two people died at the scene. The Clara County coroner's office says they were a 14-year-old girl and a 21-year-old man whom neighbors identified as siblings. Family and officials say the siblings' father and mother were taken to a hospital, where the 48-year-old woman died.
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The San Diego Rescue Mission opened its doors to the homeless community on Saturday for its annual Thanksgiving celebration.
A man died after his body caught fire, police said Saturday. At 11:30 p.m. Friday, police received a call regarding a person on fire in a field near 5200 Pacific Highway in Mission Bay Park, according to the San Diego Police Department.
Hoping for the best but preparing for the worst, local business owners and first responders teamed up for an all-to-real feeling hazard drill on Saturday.
A 5-year-old girl who was abducted from New York by her 32-year-old mother, who does not have custody of the child, was found safe Saturday in San Diego, police said.
Before Saturday, Marine veteran Joshua Ray, his wife and six children had just one vehicle to use for all of their family business, and Ray had to take the train from Oceanside to San Diego every day to get to work.
A sea of pink will travel through San Diego starting Friday for the Susan G. Komen San Diego 3-Day. The 60 mile journey kicks off early Friday morning and ends Sunday evening at the final destination – the celebratory Closing Ceremony.
A man arrested on suspicion of committing a murder in Imperial Beach earlier this week remained jailed Saturday.
Spencer Abbott had two goals and two assists after missing two games and Eric Fehr scored twice in his debut with the San Diego Gulls in an 8-3 victory over the Tucson Roadrunners Friday night.
On Friday, a fourth woman came forward with disturbing allegations of sexual assault by a San Diego County Sheriff’s Deputy.
Malcolm Young, the rhythm guitarist and guiding force behind the bawdy hard rock band AC/DC who helped create such head-banging anthems as "Highway to Hell," ''Hell's Bells" and "Back in Black," has died.