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Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 at 09:54 PM PDT

California Man With Disabilities Seeks to Have Voting Rights Restored

California Man With Disabilities Seeks to Have Voting Rights Restored

A former producer at NPR who lost his ability to walk and speak asked a judge Tuesday to restore his right to vote under a new California law that makes it easier for people with disabilities to keep that right...

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 at 05:17 PM PDT

First Day at School For Students Affected by Clayton Fire

First Day at School For Students Affected by Clayton Fire

The Clayton Fire that ravaged Lake County is expected to be out any day now, which means it's finally safe for students to return to school.

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 at 06:03 PM PDT

Cracking Down on Sexual Assaults of Unconscious Victims

Cracking Down on Sexual Assaults of Unconscious Victims

State politicans and the district attorney involved in the Brock Turner case approved two bills Tuesday morning that would alter the repercussions for sexual assaults committed against unconscious victims...

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 at 04:29 PM PDT

California's Carbon Cap and Trade Program Falling Short

California's Carbon Cap and Trade Program Falling Short

California's latest carbon auction has brought more bad news for Gov. Jerry Brown's landmark programs fighting climate change.

Wednesday, Aug 24, 2016 at 01:48 PM PDT

Nine-Year-Old Boy Who Swam Alcatraz in San Jose

Nine-Year-Old Boy Who Swam Alcatraz in San Jose

A 9-year-old Los Banos, Calif., boy who swam to Alcatraz and back in June has been invited as the featured guest at the Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey show at the SAP Center in San Jose this week.

Wednesday, Aug 24, 2016 at 06:04 AM PDT

E-40 Donates $25K Worth of Backpacks to his Alma Mater

E-40 Donates $25K Worth of Backpacks to his Alma Mater

Bay Area rapper E-40 is giving back to his alma matter in a big way. The Vallejo native, whose real name is Earl Stevens, donated $25,000 worth of backpacks and school supplies to students from Franklin...

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 at 12:31 PM PDT

Senate Votes to Ban Trademarks at Calif. Parks

Senate Votes to Ban Trademarks at Calif. Parks

The California Senate is backing legislation prohibiting trademark claims at state parks following a dispute that led to renamed landmarks in Yosemite National Park.

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 at 11:19 AM PDT

Mistrial Declared in Case of Man Accused of Killing Wife

Mistrial Declared in Case of Man Accused of Killing Wife

A judge has declared a mistrial in the case of a California man accused of killing his wife after she filed for divorce.

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 at 11:00 AM PDT

Shots Fired, Teen Stabbed Outside Fresno High School

Shots Fired, Teen Stabbed Outside Fresno High School

A 17-year-old boy has suffered life-threatening injuries after being stabbed in front of a Fresno high school.

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 at 10:30 AM PDT

Napa Church, Community 'Stronger After Earthquake'

Napa Church, Community 'Stronger After Earthquake'

Napa rebuilds, and is stronger, after the 6.0-magnitude earthquake.

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