"You don't realize it, but you are being programmed. It was unintentional, but now you gotta decide how much you're willing to give up, how much of your intellectual independence," former Facebook executive Chamath Palihapitiya said.
If the House Republican tax bill became law, victims of hurricanes in Texas and Florida who've yet to account for all their losses could deduct them on their 2018 taxes. Not so for victims of the California wildfires.
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, who died unexpectedly Tuesday, loved corny jokes, local sports teams and playing golf. Being mayor? Maybe not so much, remembers Press Democrat columnist C.W. Nevius.
The deadly cult leader's death certificate confirms that he died Nov. 19 at Bakersfield's Mercy Hospital.
At least two dozen empty lots are now listed for sale in Coffey Park, Fountaingrove and Larkfield-Wikiup. A growing number of property owners are deciding not to rebuild.
Public officials praised the low-key mustachioed mayor who was better known as a former civil rights lawyer and longtime city bureaucrat than a flashy politician.
Audubon Canyon Ranch caught rare footage of a mountain lion and her kitten on a trail in Bennett Valley.
This frequently updated map shows current hot spots and fire lines of the Southern California blazes. Follow the Thomas, Lilac, Skirball, Rye and Liberty fires here.