79-year-old convicted of killing Roxene Roggasch, Carmen Colon, Pamela Parsons and Tracy Tafoya in the 1970s and 1990s
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Sunday 15 August 2010
A vehicle ran into a crowd and killed eight people during an off-road race in the Southern California desert, police said today.
Thursday 25 February 2010
The mayor of Beverly Hills is outraged over a Miss USA contestant who spoke out against same-sex marriage and said she represented the city in the pageant.
Friday 28 August 2009
The parents of missing Madeleine McCann said today that the reappearance of child kidnap victim Jaycee Lee Dugard 18 years after she disappeared "only makes us more determined" to find their daughter.
Thursday 14 May 2009
In the latest twist in a scandal that has rocked an American beauty pageant, a former Miss USA has resigned as co-executive of the Miss California USA competition following owner Donald Trump's decision to let the state's controversial title holder keep her crown.
Monday 04 May 2009
Authorities say a 3-year-old boy has been kidnapped by two gunmen who broke into his family's home in Southern California and tied up his mother and her five other children.
Friday 20 March 2009
To wine buffs the 1976 blind-tasting of the old-world French and the brash new Californians as organised by the Academie du Vin's Steven Spurrier is a landmark.
Tuesday 24 February 2009
Babies whose first few months of life coincide with high pollen and mould seasons may be at increased risk of developing early symptoms of asthma, research suggests.
Friday 15 August 2008
On balance, gouging one's eyeballs with a chopstick would be more fun than watching this crummy tween comedy about a Californian princess (Emma Roberts) dispatched to a girls' academy in England to learn lessons in humility, humanity and so on.
Wednesday 06 August 2008
In Britain we tend to compensate for our summer's uncanny impersonation of winter by over-exposing ourselves to the sun when it occasionally turns up. But when you need sanctuary from the heat, heavy curtains are never very cool.
Friday 16 May 2008
The Supreme Court in California has overturned a ban on gay marriage, opening the way for the state to become the second in America to permit same-sex couples to wed.
Saturday 22 March 2008
A court in California has awarded what may be the biggest tip in history.
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