Court orders California to cut San Quentin inmate population by half

A California appeals court has ordered state corrections officials to cut the population of one of the world’s most famous prisons to less than half of its designed capacity, citing officials’ "deliberate indifference" to the plight of inmates during the coronavirus pandemic.

Jobs, shops, budget hit by California theme park closures

Now that state health officials announced strict new rules for reopening the parks, attractions spanning from Disneyland to Universal Studios are bracing for an even longer shutdown — and so are the surrounding communities.

Arozarena, Rays top Astros in Game 7 to reach World Series

Remarkable rookie Randy Arozarena homered again, 36-year-old Charlie Morton was brilliant against his former team and the Tampa Bay Rays reached the World Series for the second time, silencing the Houston Astros 4-2 Saturday night in Game 7 of the AL Championship Series.