The parenting website BabyCenter released its list of most popular baby names for 2017. Many of the top names from 2016 have returned to the list. See if your baby's (or future baby's) name cracked the top 5.
Here are the top baby names of 2017
How to tell an invasive swamp rodent from other California critters
T-Rex casually walks student home from Pennsylvania elementary school
Kevin de Leon on Sen. Tony Mendoza's resignation
Sheriff, NRA spokeswoman, clash at CNN Town Hall
SpaceX launches Spanish satellite
Timelapse: What it takes to set up 20,000 books for the Friends of the Library sale
Salud Carbajal joins SLO County leaders in rally against offshore drilling
Cal Poly students respond to alleged online shooting threat
SLO residents argue for and against proposed cannabis stores, rules
1935 Chevy ad features 'spaceship' car rolling through this Central Coast town
Watch the beauty of our Sutter Buttes come alive in this gorgeous video
Big city mayors ask state for help on homelessness
A SpaceX rocket carrying a Spanish satellite has blasted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The Falcon 9 lifted off at 6:17 a.m. Thursday local time and climbed into the dawn sky over the Pacific Ocean west of Los Angeles.
Police in East Lansdowne, Pennsylvania, responded to an unusual report about a dinosaur on the loose near an elementary school, posting footage of the unusual sight to Facebook on February 20. A clip shared to the East Lansdowne Police Facebook page shows officers surveying the T-Rex (most likely a fun-loving parent) as the “creature” diligently crosses the road with a child and another adult. Police say they’ve no problems with the T-Rex, and gave it the all clear.
NRA spokeswoman Dana Loesch appeared on a CNN Town Hall on guns in Sunrise, Florida and said law enforcement could have done more to stop the Florida school shooting. Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel said Loesch had her facts wrong.
Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg and other mayors from a group representing California's 11 largest cities came to the Capitol on Feb. 21, 2018 to urge Gov. Jerry Brown to commit $1.5 billion in state funds to combat homelessness.
National Weather Service Sacramento times out our next round of mountain snow, with the heaviest snow expected overnight and again for Thursday afternoon. Carry chains and plan for delays if you're traveling in the mountains, forecasters say.
A gaping hole was discovered in the Oroville Dam main spillway on Feb. 7, 2017, marking the start of a crisis that eventually led to the evacuation of 188,000 downstream residents. A little over a year later, work continues between the emergency spillway weir and cut-off wall, prepping the ground for the splashpad.
San Luis Obispo appears to be on its way to allowing the county’s first recreational marijuana stores. The City Council on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018, heard public comments from about a dozen cannabis industry representatives and marijuana users who argued for permissive city policies. The council also heard from a handful of community members and activists who warned of negative consequences. One opponent even read a poem he wrote: "Why take a chance with risky plants?"
See what it takes to organize 20,000 books for the massive annual Friends of the Library book sale in San Luis Obispo. President Margaret Haneberg talks about the 2018 sale, and the timelapse of setup and the sale's opening minutes is from 2017. The 2018 sale will be March 1, 2 and 3 at the Veterans Memorial Building on Grand Avenue.
Cal Poly San Luis Obispo students talk about the fears and feelings at the university on Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, a day after an alleged online mass shooting threat put the campus on edge. Police, both at Cal Poly and at Poly High School in Long Beach, investigated the post and determined that there was no credible threat.
A promotional newsreel-like advertisement produced by Chevrolet in 1935 features Guadalupe, California, to showcase a "modern" car and trailer. The clip is part of the Chevrolet Leader News (Vol. 1, No. 3) newsreel.