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Ex-SeaWorld Trainer Releases Tell-All Book

Ex-SeaWorld Trainer Releases Tell-All Book

A former SeaWorld trainer on Tuesday released a tell-all book about his time at the park, condemning its practices... Read »

Mar 25, 2015
Brittany Maynard's Video Supports Right to Die

Brittany Maynard's Video Supports Right to Die

The family of Brittany Maynard will release a new video recorded before her death of her testimony in support of... Watch »

Mar 25, 2015
14-Year-Old Girl Guilty of Starting Devastating SoCal Fire: Judge

14-Year-Old Girl Guilty of Starting Devastating SoCal Fire: Judge

A 14-year-old girl was convicted Tuesday of starting last year's devastating Cocos Fire by sparking a small fire in... Watch »

Mar 24, 2015

"This Is Evil": SoCal Family Says Apple Cores Contained Needles

A Southern California family got a dangerous surprise when they cut into two apples and found not just a core, but... Read »

Mar 24, 2015
Baby Hippo Born at San Diego Zoo

Baby Hippo Born at San Diego Zoo

A brand-new baby hippopotamus was born at the San Diego Zoo, officials announced Tuesday. The hippo was born around... Read »

Mar 25, 2015
Amy's Kitchen Recalls Various Frozen Food Products

Amy's Kitchen Recalls Various Frozen Food Products

Amy’s Kitchen, Inc. is voluntarily recalling approximately 73,897 cases of certain frozen food products due to a... Read »

Mar 24, 2015
Exotic Tegu Lizard Awaits Reunion With Owner

Exotic Tegu Lizard Awaits Reunion With Owner

An exotic, "plump" tegu lizard described as being "quite a treat" is awaiting a reunion with its... Watch »

Mar 24, 2015

Mountain Lions Roam in SoCal

Southern California is no stranger to mountain lions. View »

Mar 24, 2015
MAP: Recent Local Minimum Wage Trends

MAP: Recent Local Minimum Wage Trends

Click on the map location to view information about local minimum wages, including rates, when the ordinances were... Read »

Mar 24, 2015
Police Search for Woman Reportedly Kidnapped for Ransom

Police Search for Woman Reportedly Kidnapped for Ransom

Police, search crews and the FBI are searching for a 30-year-old physical therapist who was reportedly abducted... Watch »

Mar 25, 2015
Silicon Valley Bias Suit Spurs Closer Look By Firms

Silicon Valley Bias Suit Spurs Closer Look By Firms

A sex discrimination trial that has put a spotlight on gender imbalance in Silicon Valley has prompted some technol... Watch »

Mar 23, 2015
Waitress' Legs Run Over in OC Dine-and-Dash Turned Hit-and-Run

Waitress' Legs Run Over in OC Dine-and-Dash Turned Hit-and-Run

Four people were arrested after a waitress and mother of two children was run down in an Orange County, California... Watch »

Mar 23, 2015
Restaurant Owner's Finger Bitten During Attack

Restaurant Owner's Finger Bitten During Attack

A Venice restaurant owner was nursing an injury Sunday after having part of his finger bitten off during an alleged... Watch »

Mar 23, 2015
500 Without Power in Carson City, Storm Delays Tahoe Schools

500 Without Power in Carson City, Storm Delays Tahoe Schools

A late winter storm delayed the start of school at Lake Tahoe and temporarily left about 500 homes and businesses... Read »

Mar 23, 2015
Bill Aims to Recoup Money From

Bill Aims to Recoup Money From "Mystery Goo" Seabird Rescue

Two months after hundreds of seabirds coated in mysterious goo turned up in the East Bay, lawmakers are trying to... Read »

Mar 23, 2015
MAP: Fresh & Easy to Close About 50 Stores

MAP: Fresh & Easy to Close About 50 Stores

Fresh & Easy is closing about 50 stores in California, Arizona and Nevada in the coming weeks as the grocery... Read »

Mar 23, 2015
Hiker Hospitalized After Deadly Bluff Collapse

Hiker Hospitalized After Deadly Bluff Collapse

A hiker remained hospitalized Monday after suffering critical injuries during a rockslide at a popular perch in... Watch »

Mar 23, 2015
Bay Area Has Highest Percentage of LGBT Population in U.S.: Gallup Poll

Bay Area Has Highest Percentage of LGBT Population in U.S.: Gallup...

Gallup's poll of major metro areas shows that San Francisco, Oakland and Hayward have the highest concentration... Read »

Mar 23, 2015
Scientists: California Sea Lion Crisis Far From Over

Scientists: California Sea Lion Crisis Far From Over

California isn’t just in the middle of a water crisis. It’s also going through a sea lion crisis. Hundreds of sick... Read »

Mar 22, 2015
California Overtime Tops $1B, Hits Pre-Recession High

California Overtime Tops $1B, Hits Pre-Recession High

Overtime for California's state workers rose 20 percent last year and topped $1 billion even though there are 20,000... Read »

Mar 22, 2015

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