The president of the University of California system is convening a committee of administrators, faculty and students to look at how sexual harassment and misconduct complaints against professors are handled across the 10-campus system.
Excerpts of news published in The Madera Tribune newspaper.
California's unemployment rate fell to 5.9 percent in September, the lowest it's been in nearly eight years, a state agency reported Friday.
Businesses firms that might bid to build a high-speed rail network across California are questioning whether there will be enough government funding to complete the complex and ambitious project.
President Barack Obama on Thursday abandoned his pledge to end America's longest war, announcing plans to keep at least 5,500 U.S. troops in Afghanistan when he leaves office in 2017.
California's corrections chief is defending the state's use of inmates with violent pasts to fight drought-fueled wildfires, while promising to mend relations with critics.
The Fresno County Sheriff's Office wants the public's help as they try to piece together a 10-year-old cold case.
Yosemite National Park and Google Maps have teamed up to allow people to explore the park's features and learn about its history and geology.