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In Drought, "Pop-Up" Wetlands Provide Bird Habitat

For the swirling flock of migrating shorebirds banking to a landing in California's Central Valley, a... Read »

Sep 13, 2014
Firefighters: SoCal Fire Likely Started in Backyard

Firefighters: SoCal Fire Likely Started in Backyard

Fire officials believe the Silverado Fire, which has burned 1,600 acres and caused mandatory evacuations in... Watch »

Sep 14, 2014
Punishing SoCal Heat Wave Continues

Punishing SoCal Heat Wave Continues

A potentially record-breaking heat wave continues to punish Southern California as temperatures are expected... Watch »

Sep 13, 2014
Georgia Street in Vallejo Reopens After Quake

Georgia Street in Vallejo Reopens After Quake

Businesses in downtown Vallejo got some much needed relief Friday. Read »

Sep 13, 2014
California Man Allegedly Cooked Dog, Fed it to Ex

California Man Allegedly Cooked Dog, Fed it to Ex

A Northern California man has been arrested after his ex-girlfriend said he cooked her dog and fed it to her. Read »

Sep 13, 2014
Brush Fire Scorches Hundreds of Acres of SoCal Forest

Brush Fire Scorches Hundreds of Acres of SoCal Forest

Firefighting aircraft battled a brush fire as it scorched hundreds of acres Friday in a remote part of the Cleveland... Watch »

Sep 12, 2014
Calif. State Sen. Gets Jail Time for Lying About Residence

Calif. State Sen. Gets Jail Time for Lying About Residence

California State Sen. Rod Wright has been sentenced to 90 days in Los Angeles County jail for lying about his legal... Read »

Sep 12, 2014
Fake Cop Pulls Over Teen Bicyclist, Displays Weapon

Fake Cop Pulls Over Teen Bicyclist, Displays Weapon

Palo Alto police are looking for a fake cop who pulled over a teen bicyclist in Palo Alto last week and... Watch »

Sep 13, 2014
Obama Declares Napa Quake Major Disaster

Obama Declares Napa Quake Major Disaster

President Barack Obama has declared a major disaster in California because of the Napa Valley earthquake, releasing... Watch »

Sep 12, 2014

"Six Californias" Measure Falls Short on Signatures

The Silicon Valley venture capitalist who wants to split up California into six states has until the end of the day... Read »

Sep 12, 2014
UC Davis Researcher Convicted in Apartment Explosion

UC Davis Researcher Convicted in Apartment Explosion

A former chemistry researcher at the University of California, Davis has been convicted of charges stemming from an... Read »

Sep 13, 2014
Cabbies Cry Foul Over Body Odor Test

Cabbies Cry Foul Over Body Odor Test

Body odor is among 52 criteria that officials at San Diego International Airport use to judge taxi drivers. Read »

Sep 12, 2014
Suspect Steals $900 Worth of Face Cream

Suspect Steals $900 Worth of Face Cream

Chula Vista Police say a suspect nabbed about $900 worth of face cream from a CVS on E. H Street. Read »

Sep 12, 2014
Support for Death Penalty at 50-Year Low

Support for Death Penalty at 50-Year Low

Support for California's death penalty has fallen to its lowest level in more than 50 years after a judge ruled... Read »

Sep 12, 2014
U.S. Fighter Jets Collide Over Pacific, 1 Pilot Missing

U.S. Fighter Jets Collide Over Pacific, 1 Pilot Missing

Two U.S. fighter jets have collided and crashed into the west Pacific Ocean on Friday, the Navy said. Watch »

Sep 12, 2014
Chili Peppers' Flea in Neighborhood Lot Flap

Chili Peppers' Flea in Neighborhood Lot Flap

The bassist for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band Red Hot Chili Peppers has an idea for expanding his... Watch »

Sep 12, 2014
Baby Whose Mother Died During Pregnancy Home From Hospital

Baby Whose Mother Died During Pregnancy Home From Hospital

Derek Ellsion lost his pregnant girlfriend to a fatal brain hemorrhage six weeks ago, but doctors were able to save... Watch »

Sep 12, 2014
911 Calls From Napa Earthquake Released

911 Calls From Napa Earthquake Released

The 911 calls from the 6.0 earthquake that rocked Napa last month have been released, adding testimony to... Watch »

Sep 12, 2014
Witness: Arsonist Made Sure BMWs

Witness: Arsonist Made Sure BMWs "Lit Up"

Police are looking for a man witnesses saw dousing several BMWs at a Santa Monica dealership with gasoline... Read »

Sep 12, 2014
California Teen to Face Charge in Rat Poison Death

California Teen to Face Charge in Rat Poison Death

Prosecutors say a 14-year-old Northern California boy will face criminal charges in the death of another teen... Read »

Sep 11, 2014
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