The children were also taunted with food that they weren't allowed to eat.
"It doesn't matter if you're liberal or conservative," an independence movement leader said. "If you're Californian, everyone is concerned about the nature of the state."
Cities across America have cited health issues to institute bans on sharing food in public places, but activists say such laws contribute to a trend of criminalizing homelessness.
The victims found on the bed ranged from two to 29 years old but were so malnourished that deputies thought they were much younger.
Texas has the most widespread contamination of radium in drinking water.
Emergency alerts for the dangerous mudslides in California were sent to cell phones after they began in Montecito County.
Mudslides swamped southern California after heavy rains.
In minutes the rain storm sent boulders tumbling down slopes towards residential areas.
The Hayward fault has been dubbed a "tectonic time bomb."
The state's January 1 kickoff to legal marijuana sales has brought in around $2 billion in stock value.
"The pilot said he didn’t want it around his feet. Maybe he had a phobia?"
Is it more profitable for pot producers to stay underground?
Recreational marijuana will be legal in the Golden State on January 1.
States should defy Attorney General Jeff Sessions and end juvenile administrative fees.
Earthquake prediction is a science, but it can't give us all the answers we might want.
California Governor Jerry Brown challenged the Trump administration's assault on immigrants by pardoning two Cambodian men facing deportation because of criminal charges.
The Thomas Fire is now the third largest blaze to sweep through California.
An evacuation order was issued Sunday as the blaze continued to move west.
How the current southern California fires will compare remains to be seen.