A kitten caught in a rusty steel-jawed trap has a pair of Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies to thank this holiday season after they followed the feline's anguished cries to a suburban backyard and set it free.
Japan has expressed strong regret over San Francisco's decision to give city property status to a statue commemorating Asian women who worked in military brothels for Japanese troops during World War II.
Damien Pereira, a former San Luis Obispo resident and Tulare County firefighter, was pinned under a tree while fighting a fire in 2015. After life-saving surgeries, he was told he may never walk again. But with the help of Project Walk: Houston, he's well on his way to recovery.
Courtesy of Project Walk: Houston
Firefighter from SLO learns to walk again after being paralyzed
See Tahoe City bears on late night prowl run from the cops
Cal Fire delivers California Christmas tree to state Capitol