• Passport to wine country: Sonoma Valley, part one

    Sonoma is about 75 percent larger by land mass than Napa Valley and includes several specifically distinctive appellations, including a dry inland region and a coastal region.

  • Woman arrested after spraying child with pesticide

    GROVER BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A 60-year-old California woman is facing child cruelty charges after police say she sprayed a 7-year-old neighbor in the face with a poisonous pesticide. Officers responded Wednesday to a condominium…

  • Organic milk shortage felt locally

    Signs are appearing on refrigerator doors at some local grocery stores warning of supply issues for organic milk.

  • First drought, now flood threat in Calif.

    Homes were evacuated as a swift storm with expected heavy rain moved toward drought plagued Southern California, bringing worries of mudslides where recent wildfires destroyed ground cover and left hillsides exposed.

  • The one day divorce

    There are lots of things you can do in one day. You can go to a yoga class, see a movie, take a hike on a local trail — and even get a divorce.

  • Shark found on California golf course

    On Monday, a San Juan Capistrano golf course
    employee found a 2-foot-long shark , still alive,
    at the 12th tee box.