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California Farmers to Get More Water

California Farmers to Get More Water

California farmers and cities are set to get more water, as state and federal officials ease drought-related... Read »

Apr 18, 2014
Disgruntled Employee Arrested at LA Times Building

Disgruntled Employee Arrested at LA Times Building

Police arrested a man on Friday who they said was depressed and threatening workers inside the downtown LA building... Watch »

Apr 19, 2014
Bear Cub Dropped Off at Tahoe Wildlife Center

Bear Cub Dropped Off at Tahoe Wildlife Center

The Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care Center has a brand new resident: a newborn bear cub. Read »

Apr 18, 2014
Sacramento Sued Over Girl’s Peanut Allergy Death

Sacramento Sued Over Girl’s Peanut Allergy Death

A Northern California couple has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the City of Sacramento in connection... Read »

Apr 18, 2014
Easter On 4/20, Pot Holy Day; Pastors Reach Out

Easter On 4/20, Pot Holy Day; Pastors Reach Out

Social media has been buzzing for weeks with jokes about how, this year, Easter Sunday shares the calendar with the... Read »

Apr 18, 2014
Governor Issues 63 Pardons On Good Friday

Governor Issues 63 Pardons On Good Friday

Gov. Jerry Brown is keeping with his tradition of offering pardons to convicted offenders on Christian... Read »

Apr 18, 2014
More Latino Than White Students Admitted to UC

More Latino Than White Students Admitted to UC

More Latino than white students in California have been offered admission to the state's premier public universities... Read »

Apr 18, 2014
Exotic Pet Breeder Ordered To Pay $190K in Restitution

Exotic Pet Breeder Ordered To Pay $190K in Restitution

A Southern California exotic pet breeder who had 20,000 dead and dying rats and reptiles in a warehouse has avoided... Read »

Apr 18, 2014
Student’s Airsoft Gun Brings Police to High School

Student’s Airsoft Gun Brings Police to High School

A student’s airsoft gun prompted a police investigation at Mission Bay High School in San Diego Friday... Watch »

Apr 18, 2014
California Jobless Rate Unchanged At 8.1 Percent

California Jobless Rate Unchanged At 8.1 Percent

California's unemployment rate held steady at 8.1 percent in March while nearly 12,000 jobs were created. Read »

Apr 18, 2014
2 Days-Old Kittens Survive Accidentally Being Mailed

2 Days-Old Kittens Survive Accidentally Being Mailed

These two kittens are just a few weeks old, but they’ve already taken the trip of a lifetime. A worker at... Read »

Apr 18, 2014
FBI's Most Wanted Fugitive From SoCal

FBI's Most Wanted Fugitive From SoCal

One of the FBI's 10 Most Wanted Fugitives accused of the 38-year-old hammer slayings of his family of five has ties... Watch »

Apr 18, 2014
Sick Seals, Sea Lions Turning Up At Record Pace

Sick Seals, Sea Lions Turning Up At Record Pace

Seals and sea lions in California are turning up sick or injured at a record pace this year. Watch »

Apr 18, 2014
Fugitive Caught After Pursuit

Fugitive Caught After Pursuit

Hours after a massive downtown Los Angeles manhunt and pursuit, a fugitive wanted by the FBI was caught miles... Watch »

Apr 18, 2014
911 Calls Reveal Chilling Moments After Calif. Bus Crash

911 Calls Reveal Chilling Moments After Calif. Bus Crash

The 911 calls released Thursday reveal audible cries of fear in the moments after the fiery... Watch »

Apr 18, 2014
Fire Truck Crashes Into Restaurant in SoCal, 15 Hurt

Fire Truck Crashes Into Restaurant in SoCal, 15 Hurt

At least 15 people, including six firefighters, were hurt Wednesday after a fire engine crashed into a building... Read »

Apr 17, 2014
In California, A Push To Restore Bilingual Education

In California, A Push To Restore Bilingual Education

Some California residents are pushing to change a 16-year-old California law and restore bilingual education. Watch »

Apr 16, 2014
Lost Sea Lion in California Found Miles From Water

Lost Sea Lion in California Found Miles From Water

Workers at a central California ranch could hardly believe their eyes when they spotted a sea lion pup... Read »

Apr 17, 2014
Ex-SoCal City Manager Gets Max Sentence for Corruption

Ex-SoCal City Manager Gets Max Sentence for Corruption

Residents of a community southeast of downtown Los Angeles have said no sentence would be too long for a... Watch »

Apr 16, 2014
Arrest in California Case of Body in Freezer

Arrest in California Case of Body in Freezer

Police in Northern California have made an arrest in the case of a body found inside a freezer at an auto... Read »

Apr 16, 2014
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