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Friday, Nov 16, 2018 at 11:52 AM PST

California GOP Ponders Way Forward After Stunning Losses

California GOP Ponders Way Forward After Stunning Losses

Last week's election delivered mixed results around the U.S. — Republicans held the Senate, Democrats seized the House — but in California voters turned the state an even deeper shade of Democratic blue.

Friday, Nov 16, 2018 at 08:47 PM PST

Democrat Katie Porter Flips GOP House Seat in Orange County

Democrat Katie Porter Flips GOP House Seat in Orange County

Democrat Katie Porter captured a Republican-held U.S. House seat Thursday in the heart of what once was Southern California's Reagan country, extending a rout of the state's GOP House delegation that might...

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 at 06:33 PM PST

Woman in Wheelchair Crawls Out of Home to Escape Camp Fire

Woman in Wheelchair Crawls Out of Home to Escape Camp Fire

"I thought I was going to die. I really did." Those are the words of Helen Thomas, a 62-year-old stroke victim who uses a wheelchair and somehow managed to get herself out of her home as flames from the Camp...

Friday, Nov 16, 2018 at 01:58 AM PST

Disneyland Hotel Sued Over Alleged Exposure to Bed Bugs

Disneyland Hotel Sued Over Alleged Exposure to Bed Bugs

A woman who stayed at the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim alleges she was "butchered" by bedbugs and suffered emotional damage as a result, according to a lawsuit obtained Thursday. Ivy Eldridge, a visitor to...

Friday, Nov 16, 2018 at 01:36 AM PST

Meditation Helps Vets with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: Study

Meditation Helps Vets with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: Study

Meditation worked as well as traditional therapy for military veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder in a small experiment sponsored by the Department of Defense.

Friday, Nov 16, 2018 at 11:34 PM PST

Fire Leaves Behind Nothing but Ashes in Paradise

Fire Leaves Behind Nothing but Ashes in Paradise

A mother searching for her son, a husband who lost his wife to a stroke two months ago, two roommates just trying to survive — all victims of California’s deadliest and most destructive wildfire, all living...

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 at 04:05 PM PST

Costly California Bullet Train Project Has Flaws: Audit

Costly California Bullet Train Project Has Flaws: Audit

Flawed decision-making and poor contract management contributed to billions in cost overruns and years of delays in the as-yet unbuilt California's high-speed rail line between Los Angeles and San Francisco,...

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 at 02:51 PM PST

Shooting Investigation in Camp Fire Evacuation Zone: Sheriff

Shooting Investigation in Camp Fire Evacuation Zone: Sheriff

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is investigating an officer-involved shooting within the Camp Fire evacuation zone.

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 at 02:33 PM PST

Drone Video: Camp Fire Wipes Out Paradise

Drone Video: Camp Fire Wipes Out Paradise

One week after the deadly Camp Fire ignited in Northern California's Butte County, drones were allowed to fly above the burn zone to capture a glimpse of the devestation.

Friday, Nov 16, 2018 at 12:43 PM PST

Engagement Ring Found After Camp Fire Destroys Home

Engagement Ring Found After Camp Fire Destroys Home

A Paradise, California man has found a glimmer of hope among the ashes of his parents' home that was recently destroyed in the Camp Fire. On Wednesday, Nick Maes combed through the burnt rubble searching for...

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