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Friday, Feb 5, 2016 at 11:10 AM PST

Sea Lion Pup Found Sleeping in San Diego Restaurant Booth

Sea Lion Pup Found Sleeping in San Diego Restaurant Booth

Tiny sea lion, party of one. A 20-pound sea lion pup was found sleeping in a booth at a popular seaside restaurant in San Diego, likely searching for a cozy nook and, fittingly, a bite to eat.

Friday, Feb 5, 2016 at 03:45 PM PST

How to Fix the Teacher Shortage

How to Fix the Teacher Shortage

How will California recruit new teachers into a profession battered by years of budget woes and political wrangling? EdSource's Louis Freedberg and Roberta Furger from the Learning Policy Institute talk...

Thursday, Feb 4, 2016 at 05:55 PM PST

Gov. Brown Signs Bill Nixing Medical Marijuana Deadline

Gov. Brown Signs Bill Nixing Medical Marijuana Deadline

Gov. Jerry Brown signed an emergency bill that eliminates a looming deadline that local governments faced to either ban or regulate the growing of medical marijuana.

Thursday, Feb 4, 2016 at 10:07 PM PST

$63M Lotto Prize Expires Despite Last-Minute Legal Claim

$63M Lotto Prize Expires Despite Last-Minute Legal Claim

A $63 million lotto jackpot became the largest prize to go unclaimed in California Lottery history after no player came forward to claim it by Thursday, lottery officials said. But a man who says he purchased...

Thursday, Feb 4, 2016 at 05:27 PM PST

San Diego Company Testing Possible Diabetes Cure

San Diego Company Testing Possible Diabetes Cure

A San Diego biotech company believes it has found a possible cure for Type 1 diabetes. The La Jolla-based company, ViaCyte, in conjunction with Johnson & Johnson, is testing a stem cell treatment to cure those...

Thursday, Feb 4, 2016 at 01:22 PM PST
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NBA Champion Warriors Honored at the White House

Obama welcomed the 2015 NBA Champion Golden State Warriors to the White House to... View gallery

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Thursday, Feb 4, 2016 at 06:00 PM PST

Raiders Among Worst NFL Teams, According to Study

Raiders Among Worst NFL Teams, According to Study

The Bay Area might be hosting the Super Bowl, but apparently it's not one of the “best” regions for football lovers to call home, and it has one of the "worst performing" teams, according to a study published by...

Wednesday, Feb 3, 2016 at 07:07 PM PST

Car Crashes Onto Roof in Southern California

Car Crashes Onto Roof in Southern California

A car crashed onto a roof in an affluent seaside neighborhood in Southern California Wednesday, Los Angeles County Fire officials said. The collision occurred around 4 p.m. in the 500 block of Palos Verdes...

Wednesday, Feb 3, 2016 at 08:43 PM PST

Cab Driver Kidnapped by Inmates Feels Lucky to Be Alive

Cab Driver Kidnapped by Inmates Feels Lucky to Be Alive

The cab driver who was kidnapped and forced to drive three escaped Orange County inmates all over California said Wednesday he feels lucky to be alive. Long Ma was working as a sort of freelance cab driver Jan....

Wednesday, Feb 3, 2016 at 07:45 AM PST

Californians Want Rum-Crazy Cuba to Start Drinking Wine

Californians Want Rum-Crazy Cuba to Start Drinking Wine

The 3.5 million tourists who flooded Cuba last year downed oceans of mojitos, lakes of daiquiris and rivers of thin, sour beer. Only an odd few accompanied their ropa vieja and croquetas with wine — mostly...

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