Festival-goers feasted on an estimated 1.5 million strawberries during the 2024 California Strawberry Festival last weekend. It was the event’s 38th anniversary. The 2024 California Strawberry Festival took place last weekend, Saturday, May 19 and Sunday, May 20, at the…
collage of four photos from the 2024 California Strawberry Festival in Ventura
(Photos by California News Press)
A roundup of the biggest news stories in California this week… Riverside Family Killed by Catfishing Cop Riverside Police Department outlined a series of disturbing events starting with the online catfishing of a 15-year-old girl and leading to last Friday’s…
A view of Lake Tahoe from a snow-covered road
The Lake Tahoe region experienced heavy snowfall this week, with more on the way
A roundup of the biggest news stories in California this week… California to Hold Public Hearing Over Oil Company Profits The California Energy Commission (CEC) announced today that it will hold a public hearing on November 29 with oil executives…
Grayscale closeup of an astronomical clock in Prague
Today, the governor and first partner announced the 15th class of Californians to be inducted to the California Hall of Fame. The 11 names represent “trailblazing Californians who embody the state’s spirit of innovation and have made history.”  The inductees…
Graphic collage of headshots of 11 inductees to the California Hall of Fame for 2022
A roundup of the biggest news stories in California this week… Paul Pelosi Assaulted by Intruder in San Francisco Home Paul Pelosi, the husband of Speaker Nancy Pelosi, was violently assaulted by an intruder at the couples’ San Francisco home…
Classic jack o lantern illuminated in the dark among smaller pumpkins
A roundup of the biggest news stories in California this week… Suspect Charged in Stockton Serial Killings Case Stockton police made an arrest last Saturday around 2 a.m. in the murders of six men and assault on one woman in…
California State Capitol Building in Sacramento
A roundup of the biggest news stories in California this week… Chaos on the Los Angeles City Council  Acting Los Angeles City Council President Mitch O’Farrell cancelled today’s scheduled council meeting. This is the latest event in a week of…
An older woman in a yellow T-shirt holds a phone and REAL ID in an airport under text reading Add REAL ID to your bucket list
A roundup of the biggest news stories in California this week… Middle Class Tax Refund Payments Start Going Out Today Today, $9.5 billion in Middle Class Tax Refund payments of up to $1,050 per taxpayer started going out to Californians.…
California Governor Gavin Newsom, Oregon Governor Kate Brown, Washington Governor Jay Inslee and British Columbia Premier John Horgan as they signed the Pacific Coast Collaborative Statement of Cooperation at the Presidio Tunnel Tops in San Francisco
A roundup of the biggest news stories in California this week… California to Speed Graduation, Offer Debt Cancellation at Community Colleges Governor Gavin Newsom today announced he signed legislation to boost graduation and transfer rates and offer debt cancellation at…
Two gray wolf pups in the forest of Northern California caught on wildlife cameras
A roundup of the biggest news stories in California this week... Inflation Relief Checks are Coming Soon California will begin issuing “Middle Class Tax Refund” payments to California taxpayers starting in October, 2022. Some Californians will see payments of up…
A great white shark underwater surrounded by small fish
White shark CDFW photo by Liz Hellmers.
There’s still time to sign up for a fun 5K – 10K run/walk at Woodley Park in Van Nuys, California this Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 7th, 2022. The Pace Run for a Cause event is a fundraiser to empower the…
Two women wearing Pace logo running shirts smile at each other
A roundup of the biggest news stories in California this week, including a coronavirus update and the latest from Sacramento…. State Updates Blueprint to Allow Additional Activities with Modifications to Reduce Risk Updates to gatherings, receptions, conferences, and indoor live…
California State Capitol building in Sacramento