Clashes broke out at an anti-capitalist May Day march in Seattle on Friday when protesters threw rocks and wrenches at police, who responded by lobbing stun grenades and shooting pepper balls, according to police and media reports.
The California State Senate has passed a resolution condemning the 1984 anti-Sikh riots as "genocide" and said the then government and law enforcement officials "organised, participated in and failed to intervene to prevent the killings of innocent Sikhs".
CNN reported on Saturday that the FBI was investigating a possible Islamic State-inspired terrorism plot in California but a U.S. law enforcement official in Los Angeles denied there was any such threat.
A flotilla of nine Iranian military and cargo ships that US officials feared was carrying arms to strife-torn Yemen sailed northeast in the direction of Iran on Friday, a move the Pentagon said helped to ease US concerns.
The US Department of Homeland Security is in the final stages of planning to set up a satellite office in California`s Silicon Valley, aiming to build relationships with the technology industry and scout for talent there, the department`s secretary said on Tuesday.
United Airlines stopped a prominent security researcher from boarding a California-bound flight late on Sunday, following a social media post by the researcher days earlier suggesting the airline's onboard systems could be hacked.
Televangelist and Crystal Cathedral megachurch founder Robert Schuller, known worldwide for his weekly "Hour of Power" broadcasts, died in Southern California on Thursday, his grandson said. He was 88.