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Saturday, Jun 17, 2017 at 10:26 AM PDT

Cal Graduate Gets Probation for Leaving Bacon at Mosque

Cal Graduate Gets Probation for Leaving Bacon at Mosque

A California woman has been sentenced to five years of probation for breaking windows and leaving bacon at a mosque near Sacramento.

Friday, Jun 16, 2017 at 01:03 PM PDT

4,000-Ton Yosemite Rockslide Makes Drive a Slog

4,000-Ton Yosemite Rockslide Makes Drive a Slog

A rockslide at Yosemite National Park is creating a commuting headache for hundreds of park employees and thousands of tourists who are forced to drive around the roadblock.

Friday, Jun 16, 2017 at 12:08 AM PDT

California Still Digging Out Snowy Roads, But Heat May Help

California Still Digging Out Snowy Roads, But Heat May Help

There may be no more potent reminder of California's humongous snowfall than the plows still clearing roads that snake across the state's highest mountains as summer approaches.

Thursday, Jun 15, 2017 at 07:54 PM PDT

Key Things to Know About California's $125B Spending Plan

Key Things to Know About California's $125B Spending Plan

California's budget for the fiscal year starting July 1 touches on people's lives in everything from education and taxes to how much their medical providers get paid. Here are some of the key areas in the...

Friday, Jun 16, 2017 at 05:39 AM PDT

Man in Custody After Rooftop Standoff, Dangerous Chase

Man in Custody After Rooftop Standoff, Dangerous Chase

A man who was in a hourslong standoff with police on the roof of a Sylmar home after leading a dangerous chase in opposing lanes of traffic was taken into custody early Friday.

Thursday, Jun 15, 2017 at 06:25 AM PDT
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By The Associated Press, Staff

5 National Monuments That Could Be Axed Under Trump

President Donald Trump's call to review 27 national monuments established by...View gallery

  • 1. Giant Sequoia National Monument, California
  • Giant Sequoia National Monument, California
  • Giant Sequoia National Monument, California
Wednesday, Jun 14, 2017 at 05:35 PM PDT

Spillway Inspections Ordered at 70 Aging California Dams

Spillway Inspections Ordered at 70 Aging California Dams

California is ordering immediate spillway inspections at about 70 aging dams that it believes might not be sound enough to protect downstream communities in a flood.

Wednesday, Jun 14, 2017 at 05:34 PM PDT

Drug Smugglers Caught With Meth in Their Underwear at LAX

Drug Smugglers Caught With Meth in Their Underwear at LAX

Three suspected drug smugglers caught with nearly five pounds of methamphetamine valued at $27,000 in their underwear and carry-on luggage were arrested at LAX, authorities said.

Wednesday, Jun 14, 2017 at 06:01 AM PDT

Major Electronic Entertainment Show Offers Glimpse of Future

Major Electronic Entertainment Show Offers Glimpse of Future

E3, the annual Electronic Entertainment Expo, opened Tuesday in Los Angeles with thousands of video game enthusiasts, analysts and industry representatives in attendance to play and show off the latest...

Wednesday, Jun 14, 2017 at 06:40 AM PDT

California Governor, Lawmakers Announce $125B Budget Deal

California Governor, Lawmakers Announce $125B Budget Deal

California Gov. Jerry Brown and Democratic legislative leaders said Tuesday they have agreed to a $125 billion budget that would expand a tax credit for the working poor, increase spending on safety net programs...

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