As part of drought controls imposed across California, inmates in the state's overcrowded prison system—some of whom depend on showers to wash their clothes—are feeling the difference.
Recreational marijuana legalization could grant California's small-time pot growers their long-awaited day in the sun, provided they don't get pushed aside by the arrival of big money players with political clout.
Under the new law, parents can still choose not to vaccinate their children if they wish, but those kids won't be allowed to attend public schools.
When the state of California announced that it was closing the only facility where prisoners could be with their kids, it was the women themselves who kept it open.
The Coalition has been accused of paying people smugglers to return asylum seekers to Indonesia.
With Planned Parenthood Direct, a new app piloting in California, you can order an STD test and have the results processed with a few easy swipes on your smartphone.
I spent my Saturday with a bunch of kandi ravers at the Happiest Place on Earth.
As someone who's lived in both cities, I can tell you that they both suck.
Last year, a stranger locked me in my apartment and told me I was going to die.
Also this week: A cop freaked out on a former marine because he thought he was just pretending to be a former marine.
The man who put one of the most notorious figures of the 20th century behind bars passed away this weekend at the age of 80.
Josh Maldonado dreams of a world where students get transported to ancient Rome and inside the human body by way of a VR headset.
What started as a relatively harmless ring of internet pranksters became a playground for a demented adult.
The group responsible, Indecline, was previously best known for creating the Bumfights videos and allegedly stealing body parts from a hospital in Thailand.
The project is still in its infancy, but this is the first step toward turning Musk's futuristic tubular bullet train thingy into a reality.
Facebook's name policy has hindered Native Americans and drag queens from using their names on the site for years. Yesterday, a coalition staged a protest against the policy at Facebook headquarters.
As America consumes less lamb and California's drought continues to devastate farmers, Bakersville's sheep herders are getting creative.
In some of the drought-stricken region's minority communities, young people suffer from hopelessness that drives them to join criminal organizations run by men living in prisons hundreds of miles away.
Illuminati-loving police impersonators were in court Thursday, but so far they've stayed quiet on what they're up to and why there's a photo of one of them with Bill Clinton.
Advocates hope the ruling will encourage other states to reevaluate their own programs.
The first week I stopped taking Effexor I spun out into an anxiety hole so deep that it felt less like anxiety and more like I was in a battle with actual demons.
To mine gold, you have to sift through piles of dirt for hours, in the hope that you'll be the one in a million who strikes it rich—which is not unlike being an aspiring actor.
Six years after Oscar Grant's tragic death at the hands of the police in Oakland, filmmaker Mohammad Gorjestani visited Grant's family, friends, and others in the community as they celebrate his birthday.
Video of the incident shows the officer approach the woman as she tells him she feels unsafe before ripping the phone from her hands.