California


Massive Wildfire Destroys 29 Structures in California

More than 3,000 firefighters on Thursday battled a raging wildfire in central California that has destroyed 29 structures and forced thousands to flee their homes as it threatened a picturesque…

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California Teen Wins Lottery Twice in a Week

A California teen is celebrating two big lottery wins in a week. The California Lottery says 19-year-old Rosa Dominguez won $555,555 on a $5 scratch-off ticket purchased at a gas…

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Fire Crews Report Progress in California, Elsewhere in West

Following a searing weekend, slightly cooler temperatures and diminishing winds were helping firefighters Monday as they battled several California wildfires that have forced thousands of residents to flee. Crews also…

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Supreme Court Sides With Bristol-Myers in Plavix Lawsuit

The Supreme Court says hundreds of out-state-residents can’t sue drugmaker Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. in California state court over adverse reactions to the blood thinner Plavix. The justices ruled 8-1 Monday…

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Electric-Vehicle Sales Rise in California

Sales of new cars and trucks in California inched forward in the first three months of the year, and the electric-vehicle market made some healthy improvement. “It’s a credit to…

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Federal Judge Dismisses Anti-Kapparos Lawsuit

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit aimed at preventing Jews from performing kapparos in Irvine, California. The suit, which has been pending since last Rosh Hashanah, is the latest…

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