Complaint alleges American River flows too slowly

(AP) — Environmental and fishing groups have filed a complaint alleging the federal government's operation of two California dams is harming fall-run Chinook salmon and steelhead in the American River because the water is too warm and flows too slowly.

Car-sharing firms getting 900 SF parking spaces

(AP) — San Francisco will allocate 900 street parking spaces for car-sharing vehicles in a two-year experiment that will begin this summer.

Poll: Voters favor Brown as his popularity climbs

(AP) — A new Field Poll finds Gov. Jerry Brown with a big lead as he seeks re-election to an unprecedented fourth term.

California bill that would end orca shows stalls

(AP) — A California bill that sought to end killer whale shows at SeaWorld in San Diego and phase out their captivity was put on hold Tuesday, dousing an escalating fight between animal activists and a major tourist attraction.

Lawmaker Yee pleads not guilty to federal charges

(AP) — Suspended California state Sen. Leland Yee has pleaded not guilty to all charges for his alleged role in a San Francisco political corruption and organized crime case.

Sonoma County hospital to close core services

(AP) — The board of a financially strapped Sonoma County hospital voted 4-1 to shut down core services, hours after the medical center filed for bankruptcy protection.

San Francisco Bay Area bike-share could expand

(AP) — A bicycle sharing program popular in San Francisco and Silicon Valley could soon expand to the East Bay.

Federal judge upholds Lake Tahoe regional plan

(AP) — A federal judge has upheld a regional plan regulating development in the Lake Tahoe Basin that straddles the Nevada-California line.

Wisconsin 'Lemon Law King' sues Tesla

(AP) — Wisconsin's self-proclaimed lemon law king filed a lawsuit Monday against direct-order car maker Tesla Motors, accusing the company of selling a defective electric sedan to a Franklin doctor.

Gov. Jerry Brown celebrates 76th birthday

(AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown is celebrating his 76th birthday.