{FD} Ghost Ship defendants will stand trial in deadly Oakland warehouse fire, judge rules

Two California men will go to trial on involuntary manslaughter charges in the deaths of 36 partygoers in the worst building fire in the U.S. in more than a decade, a judge ruled Thursday.

{FD} Sea lion attack at San Francisco Aquatic Park leaves swimmer severely injured

A swimmer was severely injured after being bit in the arm by a sea lion in the Bay on Thursday afternoon.

{FD} California housing crisis affecting middle class the most: It’s ‘a broken system’

For all of its claims of being an economic paradise, California is a failure when it comes to housing.

{FD} Firefighter dies battling California’s 4th largest fire in history, officials say

A firefighter was killed battling a massive blaze northwest of Los Angeles that is now considered to be California’s fourth largest wildfire in the state’s history, fire officials announced Thursday.

{FD} Colossal Thomas Fire now 4th largest in California history

The colossal wildfire burning northwest of Los Angeles became the fourth largest in California history and authorities said it would likely keep growing and threatening communities as hot, gusty winds fanned the flames.

{FD} Thomas Fire in Southern California joins list of destructive blazes in the state

Here’s how the Thomas Fire compares to a few other large-scale wildfires in 2016 and 2017.

{FD} Southern California wildfires trigger mass destruction, hurting families, economy

In light of the growing Thomas Fire, here’s what you need to know about California wildfires.

{FD} Man convicted of savagely killing 8-year-old should face death penalty, jury rules

A California man convicted for the torture and murder of his girlfriend’s 8-year-old son may be sentenced to death.

{FD} California woman cashed dead mom’s Social Security checks for 24 years

A California woman who cashed nearly $300,000 worth of her dead mother’s Social Security checks for 24 years, financing her own car payments, airline tickets and hotel stays along the way, was sentenced Tuesday to 13 months in prison.

{FD} Los Angeles Fire Dept. dispatches drones for the first time in wildfire fight

The Los Angeles Fire Department now has an eye in the sky to help monitor the flames tearing through parts of southern California, officials said.

{FD} Thomas Fire in Southern California joins list of destructive blazes in the state

Here’s how the Thomas Fire compares to a few other large-scale wildfires in 2016 and 2017.

{FD} California wildfire victims helped by Salvation Army, Red Cross

As wildfires still rage across Southern California, here’s what’s being done to help the victims.

{FD} Southern California wildfires trigger mass destruction, hurting families, economy

In light of the growing Thomas Fire, here’s what you need to know about California wildfires.

{FD} Random shootings in California has community on edge

A series of random shootings targeting vehicles in central California has drivers on edge and authorities scrambling to catch the perpetrator before someone gets seriously hurt.

{FD} Who is San Francisco’s new acting mayor – and for how long?

Following Tuesday’s sudden death of San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, the president of the city’s Board of Supervisors automatically became acting mayor.

{FD} California fire in Bel-Air traced to illegal cooking at homeless camp, officials say

An illegal cooking fire at a homeless encampment sparked a wildfire in Bel-Air last week, authorities said Tuesday.

{FD} Crews struggle to keep wildfire flames from coastal California neighborhoods

The fifth largest wildfire in California history is expanding — into an area of California that has remained in at least moderate drought, even after last winter’s powerful rains and heavy mountain snowfall eliminated drought symptoms in much of the rest of the state.

{FD} Thomas Fire in Southern California joins list of destructive blazes in the state

Here’s how the Thomas Fire compares to a few other large-scale wildfires in 2016 and 2017.

{FD} California wildfire victims helped by Salvation Army, Red Cross

As wildfires still rage across Southern California, here’s what’s being done to help the victims.

{FD} Southern California wildfires trigger mass destruction, hurting families, economy

In light of the growing Thomas Fire, here’s what you need to know about California wildfires.