Somali refugee charged in ramming attack on Orthodox Jews in LA

Police found knife, Koran in car after 32-year-old Somalian refugee drove from Seattle to LA, attempted to run down Jews.David Rosenberg, 11/28/2018, 11:20 AM

California college’s faculty suspends study abroad in Israel

Pitzer College's faculty votes to suspend study abroad program in Israel, condemns trustees for opposing BDS resolution.Ben Sales, JTA, 11/28/2018, 7:24 AM

Man arrested after attempted ramming attack on Orthodox Jews

Muslim driver arrested after he allegedly attempted to down Orthodox Jews while shouting anti-Semitic slurs near synagogue.David Rosenberg, 11/26/2018, 2:08 PM

Israeli machine that pulls water out of air sent to California

Israeli-made water generators sent to northern California to provide water to firefighters, search and rescue teams.JTA, 11/26/2018, 9:17 AM

KKL-JNF offers help for California forest fires recovery

Israeli environmental organization offers aid to US Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service after devastating California fires.JTA, 11/20/2018, 5:03 PM

Rabbi saves Torah scrolls from destruction in California fires

Community leader rescues scrolls as wildfire engulfs area in Thousand Oaks, CA - where shooter had killed 12 only a day before.Josefin Dolsten - JTA, 11/13/2018, 11:52 AM

Death toll in California fires rises to 31

228 people still considered missing in deadliest wildfire in California's history.Ben Ariel, 11/12/2018, 4:49 AM

Jewish institutions damaged as fires rage in California

Fires racing through parts of Southern California torch buildings used by Jewish schools, synagogues.Marcy Oster, JTA, 11/11/2018, 3:36 PM

Death toll in California fire rises to 23

Death toll in wildfire in northern California rises to 23 after 14 additional bodies found. 110 still considered missing.Ben Ariel, 11/11/2018, 5:47 AM

Watch: Blaze consumes most of California town

Northern California fire has become the most destructive in the state's modern history, killing at least 9 and wiping out most of a town.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/10/2018, 6:53 PM

Large fire in California forces tens of thousands to evacuate

Entire town of Paradise evacuated due to fast-moving wildfire in northern California.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/9/2018, 5:20 AM

California gunman identified

Former Marine named as gunman who murdered 12 at California bar. Motive for attack still unknown.Gary Willig, 11/8/2018, 8:06 PM

Sheriff cites Pittsburgh rabbi following California shooting

Sheriff leading investigation into California shooting that killed 12 cites rabbi of Pittsburgh synagogue attacked last month.JTA, 11/8/2018, 6:57 PM

12 killed in mass shooting at California bar

At least 12 killed after shooter with 'Middle Eastern' appearance opens fire at bar in Thousand Oaks, California.Tal Polon, 11/8/2018, 12:46 PM

California synagogue defaced with anti-Semitic graffiti

"F*** Jews" spray-painted on walls of Beth Jacob synagogue in Irvine. Local police investigating.Ben Ariel, 11/1/2018, 1:32 AM

UC Davis Jewish groups say hate incidents ‘swept under the rug’

Hate incidents, including spreading of anti-Semitic material, are being 'continuously swept under the rug' at UC Davis, Jewish groups say.JTA, 10/17/2018, 7:55 AM

Watch: Near catastrophe at San Francisco Airport

1,000 passengers, crew narrowly escaped death after Air Canada flight came within feet of crashing into taxiway in 2017, report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/15/2018, 9:38 AM

Trump Jr. to be special guest at Jewish Republicans event

President Trump's son to join Jewish Republican gathering in California.JTA, 10/14/2018, 3:48 PM

Man sets fire and draws devil outside California synagogue

Suspect says 'God told him' to fire set outside of Northern California synagogue, devil scrawled nearby.JTA, 10/11/2018, 9:29 PM

San Francisco’s transit system accepts ad from Holocaust deniers

Bay Area Rapid Transit system accepts ads from known Holocaust-denying group.JTA, 9/13/2018, 9:19 PM

Five killed in southern California shootings

Shooter in Bakersfield area kills five, including wife, before shooting himself. Sheriff: 'These are not random shootings.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/13/2018, 8:06 AM

Jewish inmate with life sentence in CA recommended for release

Jewish inmate serving life in prison without parole took a step toward freedom, crediting the local Jewish newspaper for the turn of events.JTA, 8/28/2018, 12:35 PM

LA synagogue sues city and county over destuctive Skirball fire

City, county of Los Angeles sued by local synagogue which claims residents' complaints were ignored, fire could have been prevented.JTA, 8/26/2018, 9:58 PM

California Jewish camp cancels final session over forest fires

Camp Tawonga in Northern California cancels camp due to smoke from the Ferguson Forest FireJTA, 8/6/2018, 10:52 PM

Five dead in plane crash in California

Airplane crashes at CVS parking lot in Orange County, killing five passengers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/5/2018, 11:54 PM

California: Jewish camp forced to evacuate due to forest fires

A day after officials give the camp an 'all clear,' backfires force evacuation.JTA, 8/1/2018, 8:25 AM

Jewish day school is closing down in California’s East Bay Area

Jewish school in California closes after almost four decades due to budget issues.JTA, 7/27/2018, 2:35 PM

$522 million lottery win bought ticket in San Jose, California

Only one person won last night's MegaMillions lottery for more than half-a-billion dollars.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/25/2018, 12:25 PM

California: Victim of shooting at Trader Joe's was store manager

Store manager Melyda Corado identified as victim killed in Trader Joe's shooting attack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/22/2018, 10:39 PM

Why did left-wing activists hurl feces at kosher cafe in LA?

Far-left group organizes protest against Israeli immigrant's cafe, protesting 'gentrification' and owner's pro-Trump views.David Rosenberg, 7/22/2018, 4:01 PM

Dear Jews of America, California is not Israel either

A response to Rabbi Menachem Levine's insightful oped "Dear Israelis, America is not Israel." Tzvi Fishman, 7/20/2018, 2:45 PM

California Democrats rebuke Dianne Feinstein, endorse opponent

Long-time Democratic senator loses support of state party to left-wing challenger.JTA, 7/17/2018, 8:58 AM

Holocaust-denying candidate says anti-Semitic robocalls not his

Anti-Semitic robocalls in San Francisco Bay Area promote Holocaust denying congressional candidate, who denies he approved message.JTA, 7/12/2018, 8:24 PM

Democratic candidate says Israel committing 'genocide'

Maria Estrada, candidate for California State Assembly, praises Louis Farrakhan, accuses Israel of 'crimes against Palestinians.'JTA, 7/11/2018, 8:00 PM

GOP withdrew support because of 'Jewish elitists'

California candidate John Fitzgerald, a Holocaust denier with anti-Semitic views, claims Holocaust was a 'complete fabrication.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/7/2018, 10:57 PM

Meet California's Congressional candidate Antonio Sabato Jr.

Meet a 1996 naturalized citizen, who wants to show his gratitude to the US, the country "that gave him his freedom and opportunities," by serving the public as a Congressman. Cindy Grosz, 7/7/2018, 9:21 PM

UC San Diego Hillel sign vandalized with threatening graffiti

Sign announcing future home of UC San Diego Hillel vandalized with Nazi-stylized insult.JTA, 6/5/2018, 1:38 PM

College students: More funding for all - except 'Zionist' clubs

Student groups at California Polytechnic State University demand increased funding except those 'aligned with Zionist ideology.'JTA, 5/6/2018, 10:41 PM

California GOP kicks anti-Semitic candidate out of convention

California Republicans refuse to allow Patrick Little, who is dedicated to 'exposing Jewish control,' to participate in party convention.Gary Willig, 5/6/2018, 7:02 PM

Top CA Senate challenger 'dedicated to exposing Jewish control'

Self-described 'pro-white' candidate pushing anti-Semitic campaign polling 2nd in CA senate race.JTA, 5/1/2018, 7:28 AM

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