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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
Late-Summer Heat

Late-Summer Heat "Exacerbated Drought Conditions"

A few tenths of an inch of rain during the past week in parts of California did little to improve drought conditions... Read »

Sep 25, 2014
Political Candidate Berates Family for Mexican Flag

Political Candidate Berates Family for Mexican Flag

A Southern California political candidate lost her day job after a video she posted online of her berating... Watch »

Sep 25, 2014
Price Tag Exceeds $53M for Northern California Wildfire

Price Tag Exceeds $53M for Northern California Wildfire

A huge wildfire in northeast California has run up a firefighting tab in excess of $50 million and become the second... Read »

Sep 25, 2014
Judge in Rate Case Against PG&E Reassigned: Report

Judge in Rate Case Against PG&E Reassigned: Report

A judge involved in the rate case against PG&E has been reassigned after being accused of being too cozy... Read »

Sep 25, 2014
$225M Powerball Ticket Sold in San Mateo

$225M Powerball Ticket Sold in San Mateo

A lottery ticket purchased in San Mateo matched all 6 Powerball numbers for a $225 million jackpot, the... Watch »

Sep 25, 2014
Man Who Dumped Injured Dog Gets 2 Years in Prison

Man Who Dumped Injured Dog Gets 2 Years in Prison

A 42-year-old man who dumped a severely injured dog in an alley pleaded no contest Wednesday to animal cruelty... Read »

Sep 25, 2014
Bill to Streamline Solar Panel Installations Signed Into Law

Bill to Streamline Solar Panel Installations Signed Into Law

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed into law a bill that streamlines the process for installing solar rooftop systems... Watch »

Sep 25, 2014
Thieves Snatch 70+ Lawn Decorations: Police

Thieves Snatch 70+ Lawn Decorations: Police

Police on Wednesday arrested two people in California suspected of stealing dozens of lawn statues and... Read »

Sep 24, 2014
Man Dead in Chain Reaction Crash at Border Checkpoint

Man Dead in Chain Reaction Crash at Border Checkpoint

A man is dead after a driver failed to see traffic stopping in front of him and slammed into a car at the Interstate... Read »

Sep 24, 2014
Billionaire Loses Battle to Keep Beach Private

Billionaire Loses Battle to Keep Beach Private

A judge ruled Wednesday that Silicon Valley billionaire Vinod Khosla illegaly blocked access to a popular Bay... Watch »

Sep 25, 2014
California Prisons Toughen Visitor Screenings

California Prisons Toughen Visitor Screenings

Starting next month, California will begin implementing one of the nation's toughest protocols for access to... Read »

Sep 24, 2014
Group to Begin Raising Cash for 2016 Marijuana Ballot Measure

Group to Begin Raising Cash for 2016 Marijuana Ballot Measure

The nation's largest marijuana policy advocacy group said it will begin raising funds for a ballot measure in... Read »

Sep 26, 2014
@Large: Ai Weiwei Alcatraz Exhibit is Tribute to Political Prisoners

@Large: Ai Weiwei Alcatraz Exhibit is Tribute to Political Prisoners

An exhibition by Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei has transformed the former island prison of Alcatraz into... Watch »

Sep 29, 2014
Medical Marijuana Patients File Suit Against San Diego

Medical Marijuana Patients File Suit Against San Diego

A Ramona couple whose home was raided by agents with guns drawn has filed a lawsuit against San Diego... Read »

Sep 24, 2014

"Operation Purple Haze": 20 Arrested in SoCal Crackdown on "Sizzurp"

Abusing a deadly mix of prescription drugs and soft drinks– a combination nicknamed “sizzurp” or “drank” –... Read »

Sep 24, 2014
GPS Trackers Follow Bears in Yosemite National Park

GPS Trackers Follow Bears in Yosemite National Park

Ever wonder what the typical day of a bear is like? So did the folks at Yosemite National Read »

Sep 24, 2014
Man Charged With Attempted Murder After Pointing Homemade Shotgun at Officer

Man Charged With Attempted Murder After Pointing Homemade Shotgun...

A Los Angeles police officer who approached a homeless man in Redondo Beach about sleeping in bushes thought... Read »

Sep 24, 2014
Pastor, Two Others Hurt in Drive-By Shooting

Pastor, Two Others Hurt in Drive-By Shooting

A church pastor and two others were injured after being shot at by at least one gunman early Wednesday morning, Long... Watch »

Sep 24, 2014
Fresno Couple Held in Killing of Neighbor Over Pets

Fresno Couple Held in Killing of Neighbor Over Pets

Authorities say a California woman and her husband have been arrested in the death of a neighbor who was... Read »

Sep 24, 2014
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