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Field Poll: CA Voters Still Approve of Jerry Brown

Field Poll: CA Voters Still Approve of Jerry Brown

Despite the drought, water cutbacks, and the recent recession, California voters are giving high marks to Governor Jerry Brown. The latest NBC Bay Area Field Poll finds his approval numbers are near a record high. Read »

May 26, 2015
In-Custody Death Trial Continues for Officer

In-Custody Death Trial Continues for Officer

Trial for an LAPD officer accused of assault under color of authority for allegedly kicking a handcuffed woman, who... Watch »

May 26, 2015
Toilet is Worst In-Home Water Waster

Toilet is Worst In-Home Water Waster

Homeowners across the state are looking to make cuts to in-home water use, but what household appliances are the... Watch »

May 26, 2015
Ex-LAPD Officer Arrested on Murder Charge

Ex-LAPD Officer Arrested on Murder Charge

A former Los Angeles Police Department officer charged in the shooting death of a man in California has been... Watch »

May 26, 2015
From Saigon to Silicon Valley: Part 1

From Saigon to Silicon Valley: Part 1

NBC Bay Area's own Vicky Nguyen tells the story of her family's journey from Vietnam to California in the years... Watch »

May 26, 2015
Pot Grower Ordered to Pay $6.5M for Sparking Wildfire

Pot Grower Ordered to Pay $6.5M for Sparking Wildfire

A convicted marijuana grower was sentenced to nearly seven years in prison and ordered to pay a $6.5 million fine... Read »

May 26, 2015
Shark Seen Off Oceanside Coast: Lifeguards

Shark Seen Off Oceanside Coast: Lifeguards

A shark sighting was reported Monday just off the coast of Oceanside Harbor Beach. Watch »

May 26, 2015
Couple Stranded in Desert Tried Surviving on Pie, Rainwater: Police

Couple Stranded in Desert Tried Surviving on Pie, Rainwater: Police

A man and woman found near a white car in Warner Springs have been identified as a Fullerton couple reported missing... Watch »

May 26, 2015
Rescue Planned for Sea Lion With

Rescue Planned for Sea Lion With "Vicious" Wound

A sea lion with a "vicious" wound has been appearing at a Ventura County marina over the weekend... Watch »

May 25, 2015
Vets, Wolves Recover Together at SoCal Rehab Program

Vets, Wolves Recover Together at SoCal Rehab Program

Wolves and wolf-dogs rescued from around the country are rehabilitated along with U.S. Watch »

May 25, 2015
In-Custody Death Trial Starts For Officer

In-Custody Death Trial Starts For Officer

Trial for an LAPD officer accused of assault under color of authority for allegedly kicking a handcuffed woman, who... Watch »

May 25, 2015
To Save Baby Birds, Central CA Farmer Halts Harvest

To Save Baby Birds, Central CA Farmer Halts Harvest

A central California farmer is holding off on harvesting his fields until thousands of imperiled tricolored baby... Read »

May 25, 2015
Drought Monitor: Rain Does Little for Long-Term Drought

Drought Monitor: Rain Does Little for Long-Term Drought

A storm dumped an inch of rain on drought-parched Southern California last week -- an unusual amount for May -- but... Read »

May 25, 2015
Lee's Sandwiches Recalls Chicken, Beef, Pork: USDA

Lee's Sandwiches Recalls Chicken, Beef, Pork: USDA

Lee's Sandwiches, a popular Vietnamese sandwich shop based in Garden Grove, Calif., is recalling nearly a quarter... Watch »

May 25, 2015
Oil-Soaked Sea Lion Treated in SD Dies

Oil-Soaked Sea Lion Treated in SD Dies

The sea lion sickened in the oil spill near Santa Barbara was being rescued and cared for by SeaWorld San Diego. Watch »

May 23, 2015
 Gov. Brown Pitches Amnesty On Traffic Debt For Poor

Gov. Brown Pitches Amnesty On Traffic Debt For Poor

Calling California's traffic court system a "hellhole of desperation'' for the poor, Gov. Read »

May 24, 2015
Man Who Solicited Minors on Facebook Gets 29-Years

Man Who Solicited Minors on Facebook Gets 29-Years

Federal officials say a Northern California man has been sentenced to 29 years in federal prison for tricking girls... Read »

May 24, 2015
Tracking Stolen Cellphone Leads Deputies to Drug Bust

Tracking Stolen Cellphone Leads Deputies to Drug Bust

A woman's cellphone was stolen from an Orange County theme park in California but it kept updating its location... Read »

May 24, 2015
2 Calif. Men Charged With Conspiring to Support ISIS

2 Calif. Men Charged With Conspiring to Support ISIS

Two men from Orange County, California, arrested Thursday allegedly hoped to help or join the Islamic State, a... Read »

May 24, 2015
Camp to Review Policies After Child Porn Arrest

Camp to Review Policies After Child Porn Arrest

Lax oversight and budget skimping may have made a beloved environmental camp in the West Valley foothills vulnerable... Read »

May 24, 2015

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