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4.8 Nevada Quake Shuts Vegas Freeway Ramps
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4.8 Nevada Quake Shuts Vegas Freeway Ramps

A magnitude-4.8 earthquake struck Nevada Friday afternoon, damaging part of a Las Vegas freeway, officials said. Read »

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UC OK's 8% Fall Tuition Hikes for Out of State

UC OK's 8% Fall Tuition Hikes for Out of State

Members of the University of California's governing board have approved an 8 percent increase in the tuition premium... Watch »

May 21, 2015
Volunteers Asked to Stay Away From Oil Spill

Volunteers Asked to Stay Away From Oil Spill

California officials are not asking for volunteers to help clean oil-covered animals in Santa Barbara, but do need... Watch »

May 21, 2015
11-Year-Old Youngest to Graduate Sacramento College

11-Year-Old Youngest to Graduate Sacramento College

At age 11, Tanishq Abraham was the youngest this year to graduate from a Sacramento college with three degrees on... Watch »

May 22, 2015
California Gov. Declares State of Emergency For Oil Spill

California Gov. Declares State of Emergency For Oil Spill

California Governor Jerry Brown on Wednesday issued an emergency proclamation for Santa Barbara County due to the... Watch »

May 21, 2015
Company Implicated in Spill Pledged Safety

Company Implicated in Spill Pledged Safety

The company that has accepted responsibility for Tuesday's oil spill off the Santa Barbara Coast, Plains All Americ... Watch »

May 21, 2015
LA a Contender for 2020 Super Bowl — With One Not-So-Small Hitch

LA a Contender for 2020 Super Bowl — With One Not-So-Small Hitch

Los Angeles is in the mix as a possible home for the 2020 Super Bowl — if the city has a stadium. Read »

May 20, 2015
 Concern About Legal Marijuana And Minors Aired in California

Concern About Legal Marijuana And Minors Aired in California

Members of a commission led by California's lieutenant governor said Tuesday that legalizing the recreational use of... Read »

May 20, 2015
Study Finds Lingering Spike in Car Theft After Prison Change

Study Finds Lingering Spike in Car Theft After Prison Change

A new study says California continues to see a spike in auto thefts since a change in prison policy four years ago... Read »

May 20, 2015
SoCal BASE Jumper Leaps to Fiery Death

SoCal BASE Jumper Leaps to Fiery Death

A 73-year-old BASE jumper who died after leaping from an Idaho bridge had set his parachute on fire as part of a... Read »

May 20, 2015
Parole May End Inmate's Effort to Have Sex-Change Surgery

Parole May End Inmate's Effort to Have Sex-Change Surgery

A California inmate who is seeking sex reassignment surgery at taxpayers' expense faces a painful irony: If she wins... Read »

May 20, 2015
Oil Spill Near Santa Barbara County Beach

Oil Spill Near Santa Barbara County Beach

An emergency cleanup is underway Tuesday afternoon along the coastline near Santa Barbara after an oil pipeline... Watch »

May 19, 2015
Homeless Teen Lived on Compton School Roof: Suit

Homeless Teen Lived on Compton School Roof: Suit

A student living on the roof of a high school cafeteria is among the poignant assertions in a lawsuit contending the... Watch »

May 21, 2015
Majority of Voters Not Paying Attention to Senate Race

Majority of Voters Not Paying Attention to Senate Race

Voters are not paying much attention to next year’s open primary election for Barbara Boxer’s U.S. Senate seat,... Watch »

May 20, 2015

"I Need Your Help": Woman Battling Anorexia in Video

Fighting for her life and asking the public for help, a severely emaciated woman from Southern California posts... Watch »

May 19, 2015
Helmet Camera Captured Deadly Yosemite Cliff Jump

Helmet Camera Captured Deadly Yosemite Cliff Jump

Video from a helmet camera might reveal what went wrong when two men wearing wingsuits and attempting an illegal... Read »

May 20, 2015
Los Angeles Raises Its Minimum Wage to $15 an Hour

Los Angeles Raises Its Minimum Wage to $15 an Hour

The Los Angeles City Council has voted 14-1 on Tuesday to increase the city’s minimum wage from $9 to $15 an hour by... Watch »

May 20, 2015
Valencia Mother Joins Right-to-Die Fight

Valencia Mother Joins Right-to-Die Fight

A Valencia woman diagnosed with terminal cancer is fighting to decide how to end her life, and is now a plaintiff in... Watch »

May 19, 2015
Ban on Gay Conversion Therapy Introduced in Congress

Ban on Gay Conversion Therapy Introduced in Congress

The first national bill to stop what is known as “conversion therapy” was introduced in Congress on Tuesday by Cali... Read »

May 19, 2015

"Get on the Surge Bus": Video Appears to Teach Uber Drivers How to...

Uber users are worried about drivers manipulating prices after an online video emerged that claims to teach a method... Watch »

May 19, 2015

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