Only California permits marijuana smoking at pot retailers with specially designed lounges. Unsurprisingly, San Francisco is the trailblazer.
Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf gave residents a heads-up about impending immigration raids in California that ended up netting 150 people.
The decision is a result of California's 2016 vote to legalize the drug for recreational use.
As record rains pound parts of the state, firefighters rescue a mud-covered 14-year-old girl from the ruins of a home northwest of Los Angeles.
Long-term marijuana purveyors see the attorney general's move to end a federal "hands-off" policy as a bump in the road to proving their legitimacy.
San Francisco public defender Jeff Adachi calls new gun-possession charges against Jose Ines Garcia Zarate "ridiculous" and politically motivated.
Philip Alston, the U.N. special rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, shares dark conclusions from a fact-finding tour of some of the poorest parts of America.
The defendant, an undocumented immigrant, fatally shot Kate Steinle on a San Francisco pier. After Thursday's verdict, a defense lawyer denounces the use of the case "to foment hate."