California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States. With 39.6 million residents, California is the most populous U.S. state and the third-largest by area. The state capital is Sacramento. The Greater Los Angeles Area and the San Francisco Bay Area are the nation's second and fifth most populous urban regions, with 18.7 million and 9.7 million residents respectively. Los Angeles is California's most populous city, and the country's second most populous, after New York City. California also has the nation's most populous county, Los Angeles County, and its largest county by area, San Bernardino County. The City and County of San Francisco is both the country's second-most densely populated major city after New York City and the fifth-most densely populated county, behind only four of the five New York City boroughs.
Peru's former president, Alejandro Toledo, considered a fugitive in Peru, was arrested for being drunk in public in California and released early on Monday, authorities in California said. Reuters - Published
By Sharon Bernstein SACRAMENTO (Reuters) - California Governor Gavin Newsom on Wednesday imposed a moratorium on the death penalty as the possibility of the first executions in the state in 13 years.. Firstpost - Published
According to a report by Huffpost, on Friday, California Governor Gavin Newsom declared a statewide emergency to immediately begin wildfire prevention efforts across the state. The announcement comes..
Some call it a poppy "super bloom." But the mayor of Lake Elsinore, California, calls it a "Poppy Apocalypse." The city had to close Walker Canyon on Sunday due to an influx of tourists. It's open now...
Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke announced a $6,136,763 fundraising haul in the first 24 hours of his campaign, topping the rest of the 2020 field. O'Rourke, who like many candidates has..
The families ensnared in the college bribery scandal embody wealth and privilege in America: CEOs, Hollywood stars, Wall Street millionaires. A California vineyard owner. A prominent Manhattan lawyer. Firstpost - Published
By Nate Raymond BOSTON (Reuters) - Federal authorities arrested dozens of people on Tuesday in what they described as a $25 million scam to help actors Felicity Huffman, Lori Loughlin, some CEOs and.. Firstpost - Published