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Firefighters Rescue Dog From Rain-Swollen LA River
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Firefighters Rescue Dog From Rain-Swollen LA River

A rescue helicopter saved a dog floating in the swiftly moving LA River Friday afternoon, officials said. A dog was reported in the water at 3:45 p.m. Friday in Toluca Lake near the Barham Boulevard overpass of the river, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department. Watch »

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Married CA Police Officers Sentenced in Drug Sales, Burglary Case

Married CA Police Officers Sentenced in Drug Sales, Burglary Case

Two married San Diego Police officers convicted of drug sales and burglary charges were sentenced to three years in... Watch »

Jan 30, 2015
2 Arrested in Shooting Death of Fresno Girl

2 Arrested in Shooting Death of Fresno Girl

Fresno police say they have arrested two men in the death of a 9-year-old girl who was shot and killed while... Read »

Jan 30, 2015
CA Meets Judges “Prison Crowding Goal” 1 Year Early

CA Meets Judges “Prison Crowding Goal” 1 Year Early

California reached a court-ordered target to reduce the number of inmates in its crowded prisons on Thursday, more... Read »

Jan 30, 2015
CA State Parks Seek Younger, More Diverse Visitors

CA State Parks Seek Younger, More Diverse Visitors

The future of California's state parks depends on attracting younger and ethnically diverse people from cities to... Read »

Jan 30, 2015
Yosemite Park Fee Hikes Coming in March

Yosemite Park Fee Hikes Coming in March

Visitors to Yosemite National Park will pay more to enter and camp overnight, under fee hikes that start March 1. Read »

Jan 30, 2015
Preschool Measles Case Triggers Rapid Response

Preschool Measles Case Triggers Rapid Response

A child was diagnosed with measles in Southern California this week, sending their preschool scrambling to screen... Watch »

Jan 30, 2015
Ex-Pediatric Nurse Pleads Guilty to Sex Acts with Newborn

Ex-Pediatric Nurse Pleads Guilty to Sex Acts with Newborn

A pediatric nurse accused of performing sex acts on two infants and videotaping them has entered a guilty plea... Read »

Jan 30, 2015
Calif. Snowpack

Calif. Snowpack "Dismally Meager," Survey Finds

California appears to be facing a fourth consecutive dry year, with water reservoirs already at critically low... Read »

Jan 30, 2015
Bill Would Boost CA Smoking Age From 18 to 21

Bill Would Boost CA Smoking Age From 18 to 21

A Southern California lawmaker wants to increase the legal smoking age in the state from 18 to 21 in an effort to... Read »

Jan 29, 2015

"Ugh! That Newsweek Cover": Silicon Valley Women Respond

Newsweek's latest cover on "What Silicon Valley Thinks of Women" sparked a firestorm Thursday — on... Watch »

Jan 29, 2015
Some Doctors Won't See Patients With Anti-Vaccine Views

Some Doctors Won't See Patients With Anti-Vaccine Views

With California gripped by a measles outbreak, Dr. Charles Goodman posted a clear notice in his waiting room and on... Read »

Jan 29, 2015
Possible Ebola Patient Treated in Sacramento

Possible Ebola Patient Treated in Sacramento

A patient being treated at UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento is suspected of having Ebola. Watch »

Jan 30, 2015
CA Must Move 2100 Inmates at Risk of Valley Fever

CA Must Move 2100 Inmates at Risk of Valley Fever

California officials will have to move more than 2,000 inmates from two Central Valley prisons because they could be... Read »

Jan 29, 2015
Patients Evacuated from Smoke-Filled Culver City Hospital

Patients Evacuated from Smoke-Filled Culver City Hospital

Patients were evacuated from a smoky hospital in Culver City Thursday afternoon, according to footage from above the... Watch »

Jan 29, 2015
Snow Survey: Sierra Nevada Snowpack Far Below Normal

Snow Survey: Sierra Nevada Snowpack Far Below Normal

California's second snow survey finds the Sierra Nevada snowpack far below normal after a dry and unusually warm... Read »

Jan 29, 2015
Tentative Ruling: California Must Adopt Execution Process

Tentative Ruling: California Must Adopt Execution Process

California must adopt a new process for executing condemned inmates after nearly three years of delays, a state... Read »

Jan 29, 2015
Plane Makes

Plane Makes "Roller Coaster" Emergency Landing

A United plane made an emergency landing at Ontario International Airport at about 9 a.m., according to the FAA. Read »

Jan 29, 2015
Boy Scouts Settle California Lawsuit Over 2007 Sex Abuse

Boy Scouts Settle California Lawsuit Over 2007 Sex Abuse

The Boy Scouts of America have agreed to settle a lawsuit by a 20-year-old California man who was molested by a... Read »

Jan 29, 2015
Earth Observatory Launch Postponed

Earth Observatory Launch Postponed

The launch of a satellite that will help scientists study the moisture in Earth's soil was postponed until Saturday... Watch »

Jan 30, 2015

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