Stories for September 18, 2013
A non-profit task force set up to revamp California’s state park system held its first public hearing Wednesday in Sacramento. The Parks Forward Commission was established after recent financial scandals rocked the Parks Department.
A federal appeals court has upheld California's first-in-the-nation mandate requiring fuel producers to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
The resignation of Bishop Robert Brom after 24 years as head of the Catholic Diocese of San Diego became official Wednesday, and he was succeeded by Bishop Cirilo Flores.
San Diego Superior Court Judge William H. McAdam, who was appointed to the bench by former Gov. Gray Davis in 2003, is retiring at the end of the month, it was announced Wednesday.
Cuban-American rapper Pitbull shares some of his favorite songs for Tell Me More's regular 'In Your Ear' segment.
A judge has ruled that a Tennessee woman can name her 8-month-old son "Messiah" -- a decision that overturns a ruling last month that drew international attention to the boy.
When the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in August that Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act was unconstitutional, it opened the way for many states which had operated under strict supervision of the Justice Department to revamp and revise their voting laws.
Federal officials trying to reduce the number of whales that are struck and killed by ships sailing in and out of San Francisco Bay are testing a new smartphone application that could help locate the creatures more accurately.
A magnitude-3.2 earthquake rattled the far eastern reaches of San Diego County early Wednesday. There were no immediate reports of injury or property damage.
More than three months after Edward Snowden revealed details of NSA secret surveillance activities, intelligence officials are still assessing the fallout from the former contractor's disclosures. But they already know how the leaks happened.