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Take a look at some of this week's top news stories from across the state.
Eight counties moved down on the Golden State's risk-assessing COVID-19 system and CA added a new measure to help disadvantaged communities.
Gov. Newsom named former prosecutor and judge Martin Jenkins as the third Black man and first openly gay man to join the CA Supreme Court.
The California governor tweeted some COVID-19 precautionary advice that public health officials may not agree with.
Two members of Gov. Gavin Newsom's staff tested positive for COVID-19 this week, and contact tracing has begun.
District officials say the letter is misleading about ways to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
A Long Beach resident alleges that LBPD officers knew about the flag Saturday but it wasn't taken down until Sunday.
To his own surprise, West is listed as the running mate of car dealer Rocky De La Fuenta Guerra under the American Independent Party ticket.
The latest on California's largest wildfire season on record. Plus, see a map of all fires burning across the state, Oct. 7.
Pastor Greg Laurie, 67, of Harvest Christian Fellowship was with administration officials, including the president, on Sept. 26.
Eddie Van Halen, considered one of the best hard rock guitarists of all time, died after a long battle with throat cancer Tuesday.
Ryan Leaf Friday admitted a misdemeanor domestic violence charge stemming from his arrest in Palm Desert over Memorial Day weekend.
UCLA professor Andrea Ghez and UC Berkeley professor Reinhard Genzel discovered a massive black hole at the center of the galaxy.
Reinhard Genzel has been working since 1969 to prove his case that a massive black hole at the center of the Milky Way existed.
Knitters create tree sweaters each year, but this year a sweater celebrating Black Lives Matter and LGBTQ+ people in Livermore was taken.
The Phoenix Rising FC player who directed a homophobic slur at San Diego Loyal SC midfielder Collin Martin was suspended Tuesday.
The Versace vice president of sneakers and men's footwear was briefly detained and patting down by Beverly Hills police for jaywalking.
As the U.S. recovers from the pandemic’s economic fallout, the wealth of the nation’s billionaires increased by 29 percent.
Two Mill Valley students are among only 28 students from across the country who won the Caroline D. Bradley Scholarship.
"Captain Cal" was rescued by firefighters from the Zogg Fire, but the lion cub is already well on his way to recovery at the Oakland Zoo.