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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...

Tuesday, Sep 27, 2016 at 06:08 PM PDT

Happy Ending: Elderly Couple Forced Apart Now Reunited

Happy Ending: Elderly Couple Forced Apart Now Reunited

Everybody loves a happy ending. After a photo a separated elderly couple went viral, showing the pair weeping and devastated that the two were not housed in the same care facility in Canada, their granddaughter...

Tuesday, Sep 27, 2016 at 05:25 PM PDT
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By Jennifer Gonzalez

Dramatic Images From the Loma Fire: Day 1 and 2

The Loma Fire broke out in the Santa Cruz mountains on Sept. 26, 2016 at 3 p.m....View gallery

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Wednesday, Sep 28, 2016 at 10:36 AM PDT

Police Shoot 'Erratic' Black Man in El Cajon Parking Lot: PD

Police Shoot 'Erratic' Black Man in El Cajon Parking Lot: PD

Dozens of officers swarmed the Broadway Village Shopping Center; the gunfire sparked uproar in the community.

Tuesday, Sep 27, 2016 at 06:31 PM PDT

SF Balks at Funding Project Tied to Sinking Millennium Tower

SF Balks at Funding Project Tied to Sinking Millennium Tower

San Francisco officials on Tuesday balked at providing $6.8 million to the joint powers government agency, which is responsible for building the Transbay terminal complex, but is now locked in a dispute over who...

Tuesday, Sep 27, 2016 at 03:56 PM PDT

Gov. Brown Beefs Up Distracted Driving Law

Gov. Brown Beefs Up Distracted Driving Law

Swiping to find your next playlist or zooming in to pinpoint your proper route on your smartphone will soon be illegal when driving behind the wheel.

Tuesday, Sep 27, 2016 at 11:21 AM PDT

Bear Relaxes in Southern California Hot Tub

Bear Relaxes in Southern California Hot Tub

A nighttime visitor made itself quite at home in a hot tub in Southern California last week. The furry, four-legged bear tromped around a backyard before taking a dip in the water. After several seconds, the...

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