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Wednesday, Sep 28, 2016 at 05:39 PM PDT

Strangers Raise $128,000 for Couple Evicted From Home

Strangers Raise $128,000 for Couple Evicted From Home

Family, friends and strangers helped make a dream become a reality this week for an elderly couple who faced eviction in a legal dispute over their home.

Wednesday, Sep 28, 2016 at 05:10 PM PDT

California Governor Signs Bill Dumping Rape Reporting Limit

California Governor Signs Bill Dumping Rape Reporting Limit

The emotional stories of women who say they were sexually assaulted more than a decade ago by Bill Cosby prompted California state lawmakers to approve a bill to eliminate the state's 10-year limit on filing...

Wednesday, Sep 28, 2016 at 01:18 PM PDT

2 Special-Needs Children Given Bleach Through Feeding Tubes

2 Special-Needs Children Given Bleach Through Feeding Tubes

School officials in the central California city of Fresno say they're investigating how two special-education children were given a bleach solution through their feeding tubes.

Wednesday, Sep 28, 2016 at 12:47 PM PDT

Soda-Tax Battle Bubbles up in San Francisco

Soda-Tax Battle Bubbles up in San Francisco

The national fight over sugary soda is bubbling up in the San Francisco Bay Area, where voters in November will consider a tax on the drinks that many health experts say contribute to diabetes, obesity and tooth...

Wednesday, Sep 28, 2016 at 11:57 AM PDT

Investigators on Trail of Death Valley Joyriding Vandal

Investigators on Trail of Death Valley Joyriding Vandal

Miles of tire tracks left behind by someone out for a joyride mark the latest act of vandalism in Death Valley National Park.

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Loma Fire Spreads to 2,865 Acres, Some Evacuations Lifted

Loma Fire Spreads to 2,865 Acres, Some Evacuations Lifted

Santa Cruz County residents were allowed to return to their homes Wednesday as cooler temperatures gave fire crews a much-needed boost in battling the Loma Fire.

Wednesday, Sep 28, 2016 at 12:53 PM PDT

Treasurer Sanctions Wells Fargo, Suspends Business

Treasurer Sanctions Wells Fargo, Suspends Business

California’s State Treasurer on Wednesday sanctioned Wells Fargo and ordered the suspension of business relationships between his office and the bank for one year after a scandal that has rocked the nation over...

Wednesday, Sep 28, 2016 at 05:20 AM PDT

Marshes Fire Forces Evacuations in Tuolumne County

Marshes Fire Forces Evacuations in Tuolumne County

A wildfire burning in California's Tuolumne County grew to 930 acres Tuesday morning, forcing evacuations and road closures. The fire, dubbed the Marshes Fire, remains at zero containment. Highway 49 is...

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Man Killed by Officer Pulled Object, Held It Like Gun: Police

Man Killed by Officer Pulled Object, Held It Like Gun: Police

A black man reportedly acting erratically at a strip mall in suburban San Diego was shot and killed by El Cajon police after pulling an object from his pocket, pointing it at officers and assuming a "shooting...

Tuesday, Sep 27, 2016 at 11:53 PM PDT

Governor Signs Bill Targeting 'Doctor Shopping' For Opioids

Governor Signs Bill Targeting 'Doctor Shopping' For Opioids

California doctors will be required to check a database of prescription narcotics before writing scripts for addictive drugs under legislation Gov. Jerry Brown signed Tuesday that aims to address the scourge of...

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