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Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 08:34 AM PDT

New Evacuations in Fire Near Hearst Castle

New Evacuations in Fire Near Hearst Castle

The wildfire that forced the closure of the famed Hearst Castle has chased more people from their homes.

Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 08:08 AM PDT

Controversial Gold Mining Technique Decided by CA Court

Controversial Gold Mining Technique Decided by CA Court

The California Supreme Court has upheld a state ban on using powerful underwater vacuums to extract gold from rivers.

Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 07:49 AM PDT

Evacuations Lifted in Southern California Blue Cut Wildfire

Evacuations Lifted in Southern California Blue Cut Wildfire

The evacuation orders for the communities affected by the Blue Cut Fire in Southern California were lifted Sunday afternoon, according to the San Bernardino County Sheriff. The majority of the 82,000 residents...

Sunday, Aug 21, 2016 at 09:27 PM PDT

Firefighters Rescue Blind Dog, Angus, From Hole

Firefighters Rescue Blind Dog, Angus, From Hole

A 14-year-old bulldog named Angus, whose eyes were surgically removed, had to be rescued from a 10-foot-deep hole Saturday.

Thursday, Aug 18, 2016 at 11:51 AM PDT
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Awww: Penguin Chicks Make Aquarium Debut

The born-in-May birds waddled out to the June Keyes Penguin Habitat, to the...View gallery

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Saturday, Aug 20, 2016 at 02:41 PM PDT

Full Containment of Deadly Soberanes Fire Delayed by a Month

Full Containment of Deadly Soberanes Fire Delayed by a Month

An extensive wildfire in Monterey County that began nearly a month ago is estimated to reach full containment by the end of September, Cal Fire officials said.

Saturday, Aug 20, 2016 at 11:24 AM PDT

New Video Released of Man Dying in Chokehold by LAPD Officer

New Video Released of Man Dying in Chokehold by LAPD Officer

New surveillance video was released Friday showing the final moments of a man's life before died while in a chokehold by a Los Angeles Police Department guard in 2012.

Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 11:44 AM PDT

California Gov. Signs Bill to Make Lane-Splitting Legal

California Gov. Signs Bill to Make Lane-Splitting Legal<br />

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill Friday to make lane-splitting by motorcyclists legal, paving the way for California Highway Patrol (CHP) to develop guidelines on the controversial matter.

Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 07:25 AM PDT

Cal Fire Battles Flames While Fighting for Better Wages

Cal Fire Battles Flames While Fighting for Better Wages

As firefighters battle blazes across the state, another battle is about to be waged on the steps of the state capitol as firefighters and supporters of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection...

Wednesday, Aug 24, 2016 at 06:24 PM PDT

CA Allows Lane-Splitting, But Doesn't Track Related Crashes

CA Allows Lane-Splitting, But Doesn't Track Related Crashes

While some view lane-splitting as a dangerous maneuver, others see it as potentially lifesaving since it can reduce the likelihood of a motorcyclist getting rear ended. The controversy elicits strong opinions...

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