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Seized Phones Send Hopeful Message
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Seized Phones Send Hopeful Message

Cellphones seized from inmates at Chuckawalla Valley State Prison near the Arizona border are now in San Jose, where a battered women's support group, called Next Door Solutions is refurbishing them. Read »

Oct 23, 2014
John Steinbeck’s Heirs Fight Over Control of Movie Rights

John Steinbeck’s Heirs Fight Over Control of Movie Rights

John Steinbeck's heirs say a literary agency is wrongly cutting them out of negotiations over movie deals for... Read »

2 hours ago
Jerry Brown Opens Up Spending in Campaign's Final Month

Jerry Brown Opens Up Spending in Campaign's Final Month

Gov. Jerry Brown reports spending $13.5 million this month to support two measures on the November ballot. Read »

Oct 23, 2014
Stunt Riders Pop Wheelies, Taunt CHP Officer

Stunt Riders Pop Wheelies, Taunt CHP Officer

A video of a pack of what appears to be stunt riders popping wheelies, speeding along the highway and waving off... Read »

2 hours ago
UC Davis Researchers Try to Save Mojave Rodent

UC Davis Researchers Try to Save Mojave Rodent

University of California, Davis researchers working to save an endangered Mojave Desert rodent have... Read »

2 hours ago
Air Quality Officials Sued Over Crude Oil Trains

Air Quality Officials Sued Over Crude Oil Trains

A fuel distributor has agreed to stop unloading train shipments of crude oil at a Sacramento-area transfer... Read »

Oct 23, 2014
Woman Named Isis Faces Backlash Over Name

Woman Named Isis Faces Backlash Over Name

As the Islamic state of Iraq and Syria, otherwise known as ISIS, continues to terrorize the Middle East,... Watch »

Oct 23, 2014

"Look at This Shiz": Gory Hospital Pic Draws Lawsuit

A woman who gouged her eyes out in a suicide attempt is suing LA County, Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center... Read »

Oct 23, 2014
$57,500 Reward Offered to Find 9-Year-Old Girl's Killer

$57,500 Reward Offered to Find 9-Year-Old Girl's Killer

A more than $50,000 reward was being offered Thursday to find the killer of a 9-year-old girl who was was... Watch »

Oct 24, 2014
Ex-Catholic School Teacher Accused of Child Sex Assault

Ex-Catholic School Teacher Accused of Child Sex Assault

Police arrested a former Southern California Catholic school teacher on Wednesday on suspicion of felony... Read »

Oct 23, 2014
Original Thomas Kinkade Gallery Going Out of Business

Original Thomas Kinkade Gallery Going Out of Business

A Placerville, California, shop that was the first to feature the work of artist Thomas Kinkade and... Read »

Oct 23, 2014
California Opens Ebola Hotline

California Opens Ebola Hotline

An Ebola hotline was established by the California Department of Public Health to answer questions about... Read »

Oct 23, 2014
Man Accused of Raping Girl He Met on Facebook

Man Accused of Raping Girl He Met on Facebook

A 21-year-old Hesperia man was arrested in connection with the rape of a 16-year-old girl who he met... Read »

Oct 23, 2014
9-Year-Old Girl Gunned Down Outside Home

9-Year-Old Girl Gunned Down Outside Home

A 9-year-old girl was shot and killed in Anaheim Wednesday night as she was playing on a sidewalk in front of... Watch »

Oct 23, 2014
Boy Fatally Struck by Ice Cream Truck, Crowd Attacks Driver

Boy Fatally Struck by Ice Cream Truck, Crowd Attacks Driver

An angry crowd attacked an ice cream truck driver who fatally struck a 7-year-old boy riding a bicycle in South Los... Watch »

Oct 23, 2014
Instagram Vandalism Tour of National Parks Lands NY Artist in Trouble

Instagram Vandalism Tour of National Parks Lands NY Artist in Trouble

Painting pictures over rocks and other once-natural views in national parks was a bad Read »

Oct 22, 2014

"Silicon Beach" Brings Tech Boom to Los Angeles

So long Silicon Valley. These days entrepreneurs and engineers are flocking to a place better known for wave surfing... Read »

Oct 22, 2014
California Prisons End Race Policy

California Prisons End Race Policy

California prison officials have agreed to end a policy that segregated inmates based on their race after a riot. Read »

Oct 22, 2014
Signature Drive Underway to Overturn CA Plastic Bag Ban

Signature Drive Underway to Overturn CA Plastic Bag Ban

Before single use plastic bags are banned in California next summer, the plastic bag industry is trying to... Read »

Oct 22, 2014
California Malpractice Cap Generates Big Spending

California Malpractice Cap Generates Big Spending

Bob Pack wanted to go after the HMO doctors for recklessly prescribing painkillers to a drug-abusing nanny who... Read »

Oct 22, 2014

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