California bans parents from pulling kids from ‘obscene’ classes

California to implement compulsory new classes encouraging children young as six to question 'sexual orientation and gender identity'.Mordechai Sones, 4/30/2018, 11:28 PM

California man prepares 'liquidation list' of Jews

26-year-old arrested after family member reports plan to kill Jews. Search reveals hit list, including in entertainment industry.Mordechai Sones, 4/22/2018, 11:55 AM

YouTube shooter killed herself

Initial investigations show YouTube shooter's intended target was her boyfriend.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/4/2018, 7:35 AM

Court: Coffee shops must carry cancer warning

California judge says coffee sellers must warn consumers of exposure to carcinogens.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/30/2018, 10:16 AM

Grandson of Munich Olympics terrorist endorsed for Congress

California Dems endorse grandson of architect of 1972 Munich Massacre in which 11 Israelis were murdered, for a congressional seat.JTA, 3/4/2018, 10:48 AM

Dozens of hasidim rescued from massive California hotel fire

Dozens of Satmar hasidim were caught in massive blaze at California hotel Friday night.Tzvi Lev, 1/21/2018, 6:29 PM

Israeli ‘dreamer’ faces deportation after entering Mexico

Illegal Israeli immigrant living in the US with DACA status faces deportation after accidentally entering MexicoJTA, 1/15/2018, 8:27 PM

'House of horrors' discovered in California

California couple suspected of holding their 13 children captive in their home in filthy conditions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/15/2018, 5:01 PM

Classmate of dead Jewish student suspected of murder

Friend of murdered California college student arrested in connection with murder, posted messages about waterboarding, Confederate flag.JTA, 1/14/2018, 5:23 PM

Marine-turned-terrorist targets SF over Jerusalem recognition

Former US marine arrested for plot to attack San Francisco in response to US recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.JTA, 12/24/2017, 6:45 PM

Berkeley commissioner fired for failing to back BDS movement

Berkeley's Transportation Commissioner Ben Gerhardstein says he was fired after refusing to take sides on Israel-Arab conflict.Dan Pine, 12/19/2017, 1:29 PM

Most Jewish institutions resume operations after Skirball Fire

Jewish institutions reopen, Los Angeles Fire department says blaze was caused by illegal cooking fire.JTA, 12/13/2017, 12:36 PM

LA Jewish institutions close as Skirball fire approaches

Synagogues in path of massive wildfire tearing through southern California.JTA, 12/7/2017, 5:17 PM

Fires rage in southern California

Wildfires raging in southern California destroy over 300 buildings, force 200,000 to evacuate area.Chana Roberts, 12/7/2017, 1:54 PM

'Everyone understands there's a problem and is willing to help'

How Israeli women techies are opening doors for each other in Silicon Valley.JTA, 11/25/2017, 7:23 PM

5 killed in California school shooting

Several children wounded, multiple fatalities in northern CA. shooting across 7 locations, including school.Gary Willig, 11/14/2017, 10:09 PM

Destroyed California Jewish summer camp finds home for 2018

Camp Newman, destroyed in California wildfires, finds temporary home for next year.JTA, 11/5/2017, 4:39 PM

Anti-Semitic posters in California portray Jews as rapists

Northern California synagogue vandalized with posters portraying Jews as rapists, using anti-Semitic slurs, and praising Hitler's 'warning'.JTA and Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/5/2017, 3:45 PM

UC Berkeley paper apologizes for anti-Semitic cartoon

Newspaper issues 'regrets' over distraction caused by anti-Semitic caricature of Alan Dershowitz, declines to remove cartoon from website.David Rosenberg, 10/26/2017, 3:48 PM

UC Berkeley student paper publishes anti-Semitic caricature

Student newspaper publishes cartoon eerily reminiscent of anti-Semitic caricatures in Nazi Germany and Arab world.David Rosenberg, 10/24/2017, 9:18 AM

Israeli winery offers solace in the face of tragedy

Golan Heights Winery's native Californian winemaker looks to give back to his home state after massive wildfires leave thousands homeless.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/22/2017, 4:40 PM

Kosher winery damaged in California fires partially reopens

California authorities begin to gain control over wildfires which have left dozens dead.JTA, 10/17/2017, 3:15 PM

40 dead, thousands homeless in California as fires rage on

Wildfires grow to 100 miles wide, tear through northern California killing 40, destroying nearly 6,000 homes.David Rosenberg, 10/15/2017, 5:35 PM

California wildfires damage kosher winery

Death toll rises to 31, hundreds missing.JTA, 10/13/2017, 9:22 AM

California: Saying 'he' instead of 'she' is a crime

New California law allows nursing home staff to be fined, jailed, for using wrong gender pronoun when speaking to transgender elderly.Gil Ronen, 10/13/2017, 9:00 AM

Death toll rises to 17 as fires ravage California

Thousands homeless after wildfires ravage Northern California's wine country, killing 17. Tens of thousands of homes still at risk.David Rosenberg, 10/11/2017, 1:13 PM

Jewish summer camp destroyed in California forest fire

Camp Newman, used by Jewish community in San Francisco Bay Area, wiped out as forest fires rip through northern California.JTA, 10/10/2017, 11:25 AM

10 dead in California wildfires

At least 10 dead, 1,500 buildings destroyed as more than 14 fires ravage eight counties throughout Northern California.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/10/2017, 3:07 AM

Life sentence for barber who killed urologist

Jury sentences retired California barber to life in prison for killing urologist he blamed for botched surgery.JTA, 9/20/2017, 3:21 PM

$600,000 to protect Orthodox Jewish speaker at Berkeley campus

Record security at UC campus to protect conservative pundit Ben Shapiro amid threats from Antifa. 5 arrested for violence and weapons.Gary Willig, 9/15/2017, 11:37 AM

California animal rights group sues to stop kapparot ceremony

Group seeks to force California police to prevent pre-Yom Kippur custom.JTA, 9/14/2017, 6:52 PM

U.S. states vow to defend immigrant program

Several U.S. states say they will file a lawsuit against Trump’s decision to end program that protects illegal immigrants from deportation.Ben Ariel, 9/6/2017, 3:07 AM

$417 million in damages awarded in baby powder lawsuit

Jury rules Johnson & Johnson liable after woman diagnosed with ovarian cancer, awards $417 million to plaintiff.David Rosenberg, 8/22/2017, 2:53 PM

'I said things that were hurtful to Jews. This was unacceptable'

California imam apologizes for sermon attacking Jews for ‘desecrating’ Al Aqsa.JTA, 7/29/2017, 9:23 PM

Imam prays 'Annihilate Jews, liberate Al-Aqsa from their filth'

'Annihilate them down to the very last one...not sparing any of them. Oh Allah, make this happen by our hands. Let us play a part in this.'Mordechai Sones, 7/24/2017, 10:43 PM

Golden State Warriors sign Omri Casspi

Oakland-based basketball team picks up Israeli forward Omri Casspi with one-year contract.David Rosenberg, 7/5/2017, 9:36 AM

Oakland bakery glorifies terrorist who murdered Israeli Jews

Bakery founded by anti-Israel radical features mural celebrating PFLP terrorist Rasmea Odeh, who murdered two Jews, injured nine others.David Rosenberg, 6/29/2017, 7:53 PM

'Hitler graffiti on Northern California school not a hate crime'

Police say Hitler graffiti at school which has had several anti-Semitic incidents is just dialogue from hit TV show.JTA, 6/22/2017, 7:42 PM

Northern California high school addresses anti-Semitic incidents

School holds assembly to deal with recent anti-Semitic and other racist incidents, including Nazi salutes and swastikas.JTA, 5/11/2017, 8:23 PM

US: Man screams 'Allahu akbar!' and kills three civilians

California man 'doesn't like white people,' shoots to kill 'as many as possible.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/19/2017, 8:29 AM

Two killed in shooting in California school

Two adults dead and two students wounded in apparent murder-suicide in elementary school in San Bernardino.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 4/10/2017, 10:01 PM

Watch: Aftermath of dam collapse

Many were told to evacuate as water burst through a California dam, leaving many homeless., 2/23/2017, 9:32 AM

Thousands ordered to evacuate in northern California

California's Oroville Dam spills over, prompting mass evacuations., 2/13/2017, 9:45 AM

UC Riverside student government votes to remove Israeli hummus

Students for Justice in Palestine succeed in pushing through BDS win at California public university.JTA, 2/5/2017, 10:34 PM

Southern California Chabad center vandalized

Chabad center in the Southern California city of Santa Monica vandalized on first day of Hanukkah.JTA, 12/27/2016, 8:35 PM

Ex-volunteer firefighter suing department for anti-Semitism

Former volunteer firefighter from Southern California is suing his former department alleging anti-Semitism and harassment.JTA, 12/22/2016, 4:56 AM

California legalizes marijuana

New law in California legalizes possession and recreational use of marijuana.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/10/2016, 12:45 PM

One dead in shooting near California polling station

One person killed and three wounded in shooting near polling location in Azusa, California.Elad Benari, 11/9/2016, 2:41 AM

California man sentenced to 30 years for trying to aid ISIS

Former California college student sentenced to 30 years in prison for trying to aid the ISIS jihadists.Ben Ariel, 10/20/2016, 4:46 AM

At 11th hour, judge allows Southern California kapparot ritual

Los Angeles court lifted a temporary injunction against performing kapparot shortly before Yom Kippur.JTA, 10/14/2016, 4:36 AM

Jewish families respond to anti-Semitic fliers in California

After man wearing Santa Claus hat distributed anti-Semitic fliers in California train station, local Jews respond with their own message.JTA, 10/11/2016, 1:25 PM

Southern California Chabad sued over kapparot

Federal lawsuit filed in Southern California calls for the halting of the pre-Yom Kippur ritual of kapparot.JTA, 10/7/2016, 5:38 AM

Anti-Semitic flyers distributed at California train stations

'Keep Jews away from our children.' Flyers warning of 'Jewish child traffickers' and Jewish 'serpents' found in SF area parking lots.David Rosenberg, 9/29/2016, 4:39 PM

ISIS recruit from California sent to 30 years in prison

California man sentenced to 30 years in prison for his conviction on charges he sought to join ISIS in Syria.Ben Ariel, 9/27/2016, 4:43 AM

California Governor signs anti-BDS bill into law

California becomes latest state to pass legislation against the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement.Elad Benari, 9/26/2016, 2:46 AM

California legislature passes anti-BDS bill

California State Assembly votes 60-0 to send anti-BDS bill to the governor for approval.Elad Benari, 8/31/2016, 5:45 AM

82,000 evacuated due to out-of-control California blaze

California Governor Jerry Brown has declared a state of emergency, as the Bluc Cut Fire continues to spread despite firefighters' efforts.Rachel Kaplan, 8/17/2016, 9:21 AM