California man, 80, pulls driver from car crash into canal

Steve Montelongo, foreground, and Jack Swarts, farther back, are evaluated along the irrigation canal Swarts crashed into Thursday morning, Oct. 8, 2020 near the intersection of Crows Landing and Hatch roads in south Modesto. Montelongo helped Swarts get out of his car. Delilah Cordova It’s been a while since Steve […]

2 California sheriff’s deputies shot in apparent ambush on patrol car

A reward has been offered for information on a suspect who opened fire on two Los Angeles sheriff’s deputies. Read the latest update here. The shooting of two Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies in an apparent ambush prompted a manhunt for the shooter, reaction from the president and protests outside […]

California mandates big increase in zero-emission trucks

Torri Donley

The nation’s toughest clean-air mandate on trucks was approved Thursday by the California Air Resources Board. In effect, the board ordered manufacturers of medium-duty and heavy-duty commercial trucks to begin selling zero-emission versions in 2024, with 100,000 sold in California by 2030 and 300,000 by 2035. “This is a bold […]