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California's Water Agencies Look to Budget Water

California's Water Agencies Look to Budget Water

As California's severe drought continues, state and local agencies are looking at budgeting water use by creating a... Read »

Sep 29, 2014
4.4 Magnitude Earthquake Rattles San Benito County

4.4 Magnitude Earthquake Rattles San Benito County

A 4.4-magnitude earthquake struck an area of San Benito County and was felt in some parts of Monterey... Read »

Sep 28, 2014
Gov. Brown Signs Bill for Lawyers for Immigrant Kids

Gov. Brown Signs Bill for Lawyers for Immigrant Kids

Gov. Jerry Brown on Saturday signed into law a bill to fund lawyers for unaccompanied minors in... Read »

Sep 28, 2014
Calif. Gov. Brown Blocks Expulsion for Willful Defiance

Calif. Gov. Brown Blocks Expulsion for Willful Defiance

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill into law to prevent California schools from expelling students for... Read »

Sep 28, 2014
Gov. Jerry Brown Approves Two Domestic Violence Bills

Gov. Jerry Brown Approves Two Domestic Violence Bills

Gov. Jerry Brown announced Friday that he has signed into law a pair of bills designed to increase protections... Read »

Sep 28, 2014
Rain, Cooler Temps Help Firefighters Tame King Fire

Rain, Cooler Temps Help Firefighters Tame King Fire

Officials say another night of wet weather helped crews gain further advantage on a massive wildfire in... Read »

Sep 27, 2014
Cleanup Underway After Sunset Strip Water Main Break

Cleanup Underway After Sunset Strip Water Main Break

A water main burst in West Hollywood, flooding part of Santa Monica Boulevard. Watch »

Sep 27, 2014
California Prisons Must Track Claims of Disabled

California Prisons Must Track Claims of Disabled

A federal appeals court said Friday that California prison officials must promptly investigate and record... Read »

Sep 26, 2014

"Light Dusting" of Snow on Slopes at Lake Tahoe

Heavenly Mountain Resort saw a light dusting of snow on Friday, 56 days before the resort opens to the public. Read »

Sep 26, 2014
110-Year-Old Crucifix Stolen From SoCal Church for Second Time

110-Year-Old Crucifix Stolen From SoCal Church for Second Time

A Southern California congregation is praying for the return of a more than 100-year-old stolen crucifix taken from... Watch »

Sep 26, 2014
Prosecutors Say Man Poisoned Wife to Collect Life Insurance

Prosecutors Say Man Poisoned Wife to Collect Life Insurance

Prosecutors wrapped up closing arguments Thursday in the trial of a former San Onofre nuclear engineer accused... Read »

Sep 26, 2014
Foster Farms Chicken Breast Strips Recalled in CA

Foster Farms Chicken Breast Strips Recalled in CA

The U.S. Department of Agriculture says Foster Farms is recalling approximately 39,747 pounds of frozen... Read »

Sep 26, 2014
California May Restrict Common Pesticide

California May Restrict Common Pesticide

California farmers who spray a widely used insecticide on some of the state's most abundant crops may soon have... Read »

Sep 25, 2014
Bill Bans Forced Sterilization of Female Inmates

Bill Bans Forced Sterilization of Female Inmates

Legislation signed by Gov. Jerry Brown will prohibit California prisons from forcing women to be sterilized... Read »

Sep 26, 2014
Rain Helps Efforts to Control King Fire

Rain Helps Efforts to Control King Fire

Wet weather was helping firefighters gain control of a massive wildfire threatening thousands of homes in the Sierra... Read »

Sep 25, 2014
SF, LA DAs: Uber, Lyft Are

SF, LA DAs: Uber, Lyft Are "Operating Illegally"

Uber and Lyft are "a continuing threat to consumers and the public," according to DA offices in... Watch »

Sep 25, 2014
Schools Challenger Would Drop Tenure-Ruling Appeal

Schools Challenger Would Drop Tenure-Ruling Appeal

The challenger in the unexpectedly tight race for California's elected schools chief said Thursday that if he... Read »

Sep 25, 2014
Kamala Harris Says She's Not Interested in Eric Holder's Job

Kamala Harris Says She's Not Interested in Eric Holder's Job

California Attorney General Kamala Harris waved off speculation Thursday that she might be next in line to... Read »

Sep 25, 2014
Half-Clothed Woman Rushes to Roof to Escape Intruder

Half-Clothed Woman Rushes to Roof to Escape Intruder

A Venice woman climbed to the roof of her home to escape a man who broke into her home early Wednesday. Watch »

Sep 25, 2014
Woman Punched by Calif. Officer Settles for $1.5M

Woman Punched by Calif. Officer Settles for $1.5M

A woman who was punched by a California Highway Patrol officer settled a lawsuit for $1.5 million and the... Watch »

Sep 25, 2014
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