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Friday, Mar 17, 2017 at 09:45 AM PDT

Vallejo Kidnapping Suspect Sentenced to 40 Years in Prison

Vallejo Kidnapping Suspect Sentenced to 40 Years in Prison

A disbarred Harvard University-trained attorney faces decades in prison during his sentencing Thursday for a kidnapping so elaborate and bizarre that police in California initially dismissed it as a hoax.

Thursday, Mar 16, 2017 at 02:55 PM PDT

Crews at California Dam Dealing With Natural Asbestos

Crews at California Dam Dealing With Natural Asbestos

Air-quality officials are working with repair crews at California's damaged Oroville Dam spillway after the discovery of naturally occurring asbestos there.

Wednesday, Mar 15, 2017 at 02:28 PM PDT

Happy 50th, Pirates of the Caribbean

Happy 50th, Pirates of the Caribbean

Disneyland is yo-ho-ho-ing in honor of the classic attraction's first half-century. While the anniversary is March 18, other doings and treats'll sail into the Anaheim theme park on March 16 and 17.

Wednesday, Mar 15, 2017 at 06:21 PM PDT

For the First Time, LA County Has 7 Female Police Chiefs

For the First Time, LA County Has 7 Female Police Chiefs

For the first time in Los Angeles County history, seven women are serving as police chiefs.

Thursday, Mar 16, 2017 at 12:05 AM PDT

State Senate Discusses Converted Warehouses Like Ghost Ship

State Senate Discusses Converted Warehouses Like Ghost Ship

California state lawmakers said they are grappling with a growing public safety problem in cities where financially struggling artists are illegally converting warehouses into housing and entertainment venues.

Wednesday, Mar 15, 2017 at 08:07 PM PDT

County Bans Marijuana Facilities in Unincorporated Areas

County Bans Marijuana Facilities in Unincorporated Areas

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors has voted to ban collectives in unincorporated parts of San Diego.

Thursday, Mar 16, 2017 at 04:01 AM PDT

Family Friend Turns Self in After Fatal Hit-and-Run Crash

Family Friend Turns Self in After Fatal Hit-and-Run Crash

A 19-year-old man, suspected of fatally injuring a 5-year-old boy in a hit-and-run crash in South Los Angeles, apologized to the family before he surrendered to police Wednesday.

Wednesday, Mar 15, 2017 at 10:22 AM PDT

Firefighters Brave the Shave for Childhood Cancer Research

Firefighters Brave the Shave for Childhood Cancer Research

A group of Garden Grove firefighters braved the shave Wednesday, shaving their heads to raise money for childhood cancer research and to stand in solidarity with children battling cancer.

Tuesday, Mar 14, 2017 at 10:49 PM PDT

Three Petroleum Distributors to Pay $3 Million in Fines

Three Petroleum Distributors to Pay $3 Million in Fines

Three petroleum distributors in Northern California have agreed to pay $3 million in penalties over environmental violations, including failing to maintain their underground storage tanks.

Tuesday, Mar 14, 2017 at 10:51 PM PDT

Bill Aims to Tackle California's Teacher Shortage

Bill Aims to Tackle California's Teacher Shortage

A new bill is aimed at tackling California's teacher shortage.

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