Southeast Portland homeowner fatally shoots intruder

Southeast Portland homeowner fatally shoots intruder

A homeowner in Southeast Portland shot and killed an intruder early Thursday morning, a spokesperson for the Portland Police Department said in a news release.

Cathay Pacific Airways to launch Portland-Asia cargo service

Cathay Pacific Airways to launch Portland-Asia cargo service

Air cargo carrier Cathay Pacific Airways announced on Thursday that it would launch twice a week service to Portland, offering a new route for Asia-bound exports.

Two women killed, teen injured in Litchfield crash

Two women killed, teen injured in Litchfield crash

A motor vehicle accident occurred Tuesday morning in Litchfield claimed two lives and left a teenager injured, the Kennebec County Sheriff's Office confirmed.

Lane-splitting by motorcyclists may be dangerous

Lane-splitting by motorcyclists may be dangerous

Sightings of motorcyclists zipping through traffic and splitting lanes are not rare in heavily populated cities like Los Angeles.

California A.G. issues subpoenas to oil refiners in gas-price probe

California State Attorney General Kamala Harris’ Office has confirmed that subpoenas have been issued to oil refiners as part of its investigation into unusually high gasoline prices in the state d

California’s teacher tenure bill falls short in first legislative vote

California’s teacher tenure bill falls short in first legislative vote

A California bill designed to change how schools in the state retain and fire teachers fell short in its first legislative vote on Wednesday.

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California not to apply for federal Data Disaggregation Initiative grant

The California Department of Education has reportedly decided not to apply for a U.S. Department of Education Asian American & Pacific Islander (AAPI) Data Disaggregation Initiative grant.

PG&E’s Diablo Canyon nuclear plant permitted to run through Aug. 2025

The California State Lands Commission on Tuesday approved a lease allowing Pacific Gas & Electric Co.

Volkswagen

Auto giant Volkswagen (VW) has agreed pay nearly $15 billion to settle claims that it misled millions of customers over emission tests and lied to regulators for years.

Bear attacks California camper

A California camper was hospitalized after a bear forced its way into his tent and left him with a laceration on his forehead at a campground near Altadena early Saturday morning, authorities confi

Calif.’s energy regulators can learn lesson from Brexit decision

Amid growing demand for electricity and Pacific Gas & Electric Co.’s recent decision to shut down its Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant, California energy regulators can learn a lesson from Bri