California staggered by deadly back-to-back mass shootings
The latest spasm of gun carnage struck the coastal town of Half Moon Bay, where a gunman opened fire on groups of farm workers at two locations, leaving a total of seven dead and one badly wounded.
US police focus on jealousy as Lunar New Year shooting motive, report says
Huu Can Tran, 72, used a semi-automatic pistol in a rampage in the Los Angeles suburb of Monterey Park on Saturday night, killing men and women in their 50s, 60s and 70s.
US van stand-off ends as police hunt Lunar New Year mass shooter
The Monterey Park shooting is the country's deadliest since a gunman in Uvalde, Texas killed 22 people at an elementary school last May.
US$10,000 reward posted in murder of six people in US
Investigators believe a gang or drug cartel targeted the family, police say.
More rain, snow pelt California as Biden declares disaster to speed aid
More than 11,000 homes remained without power Sunday in California.
'Disastrous flooding' warning in California as another storm hits
Evacuation orders and warnings are widespread, with forecasters saying major roads could become impassable.
Bomb cyclone smashes into most populous US state
Authorities have issued ominous warnings of threats to life and property for a vast stretch of California, focused around San Francisco and Sacramento.
San Francisco police defend 'killer robots' plan
Detectives in the California city, where residents complain of a spike in crime, were granted permission this week to deploy machines capable of lethal force.
California temperatures soar to new records, adding strain to power grid
More than two decades of drought and rising temperatures, exacerbated by climate change, have made California more vulnerable than ever to wildfires.
Most populous US state asked to cut power use as extreme heat approaches
The US government has warned that more drastic cuts in water usage are needed to protect dwindling supplies held in reservoirs crucial to the well-being of seven Western states.
At least six dead in US shooting
Three-quarters of all homicides in the US are committed with guns, and the number of pistols, revolvers and other firearms sold continues to rise.
Mudslides, power outages as storm drenches burn-scarred California
The storm follows the busiest wildfire season in California history and heightens threats of flash flooding.