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Motorcycle Lane-Splitting Legislation Gets Assembly's Approval

Motorcycle Lane-Splitting Legislation Gets Assembly's Approval

The California State Assembly has approved legislation that allows lane-splitting for motorcycles. Read »

3 hours ago
SoCal Beaches Closed After Oily Globs Wash Ashore

SoCal Beaches Closed After Oily Globs Wash Ashore

Manhattan, Hermosa and Redondo beaches were closed Wednesday after small globs of what officials called a petroleum... Watch »

5 hours ago
Gavin Newsom Fans Want City Hall Bust

Gavin Newsom Fans Want City Hall Bust

Fans of Gavin Newsom want a bust of him displayed at San Francisco City Hall. Read »

2 hours ago
Woman, Kids Released After Shooting Suspect Barricaded Them in Apartment

Woman, Kids Released After Shooting Suspect Barricaded Them in Apartme...

A shooting in Chula Vista, south of downtown San Diego, led to an all-day SWAT standoff at an apartment complex... Watch »

9 minutes ago
Bill Would Bar HOA Bans on Fake Grass

Bill Would Bar HOA Bans on Fake Grass

California homeowner associations couldn't stop members from installing fake grass on lawns under a bill moving... Read »

6 hours ago
Davis City Council Takes Stand on Kids' Meal Beverages

Davis City Council Takes Stand on Kids' Meal Beverages

A Northern California city says it's taking a stand against obesity, by making milk or water the default drink in... Read »

May 28, 2015
Sea Lion Recovers at SeaWorld After Harpoon Attack

Sea Lion Recovers at SeaWorld After Harpoon Attack

An impaled sea lion is recovering at SeaWorld after being rescued off the Southern California coast. Officials say... Watch »

3 hours ago
SoCal Beaches Closed After Oily Globs Wash Ashore

SoCal Beaches Closed After Oily Globs Wash Ashore

Manhattan, Hermosa and Redondo beaches were closed Wednesday after small globs of what officials called a petroleum... Read »

May 28, 2015

SeaWorld San Diego Treats Animals Affected by Oil Spill

Sea lions and elephant seals sickened in the oil spill near Santa Barbara are being rescued and cared for by SeaWor... View »

May 27, 2015
El Niño Could Bring Rain, Mudslides to Drought-Stricken California

El Niño Could Bring Rain, Mudslides to Drought-Stricken California

A strengthening El Niño season could bring much-needed rain to California this year — but it also threatens the... Read »

May 27, 2015
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... 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 arrest... 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 27, 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, concern... 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. veterans recovering from the... Watch »

May 25, 2015

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