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Friday, Sep 21, 2018 at 06:38 AM PDT
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By Jonathan Lloyd

See Dramatic Sights at These National Parks in California

California is full of places to celebrate the stunning scenery, wildlife and...View gallery

  • Alcatraz Island
  • Alcatraz Island
  • Alcatraz Island
Friday, Sep 21, 2018 at 06:01 AM PDT

California Watchdog Agency Bans Bitcoin Political Donations

California Watchdog Agency Bans Bitcoin Political Donations

California's campaign watchdog arm says political donations can't be made with cryptocurrency such as bitcoin. The Fair Political Practices Commission voted 3-1 Thursday to ban such donations.

Friday, Sep 21, 2018 at 07:43 AM PDT

Bar Pics Lead to Call for Lottery Exec's Resignation

Bar Pics Lead to Call for Lottery Exec's Resignation

Photos alleged to have been taken at a piano bar following a sales conference two years ago are at the center of a proposed management change at the California Lottery.

Friday, Sep 21, 2018 at 01:56 AM PDT

Suicide Prevention Training for Mental Health Professionals

Suicide Prevention Training for Mental Health Professionals

Mental health professionals will be required to undergo suicide prevention training under a bill signed Wednesday by Gov. Jerry Brown.

Friday, Sep 21, 2018 at 05:31 AM PDT

Contractor Caught on Camera Creeping Through Kids' Clothing

Contractor Caught on Camera Creeping Through Kids' Clothing

A contractor was caught on camera creeping through children's clothing at a home in Playa Vista.

Thursday, Sep 20, 2018 at 10:56 PM PDT

Man's Body Found Underneath Santa Monica Pier

Man's Body Found Underneath Santa Monica Pier

The body of a homeless man who had been beaten to death was found beneath the Santa Monica Pier Thursday, and authorities were working to determine if the killing was linking to similar attacks on homeless...

Thursday, Sep 20, 2018 at 01:51 PM PDT

Governor Vetoes Bill to Adjust School Start Times in California

Governor Vetoes Bill to Adjust School Start Times in California

California's governor vetoed a bill that would prohibit schools from starting before 8:30 a.m. saying it's a decision best handled at the local level.

Friday, Sep 21, 2018 at 03:26 AM PDT

Brown Signs Bill Barring Plastic Straws in Restaurants

Brown Signs Bill Barring Plastic Straws in Restaurants

People who want straws with their drinks at California restaurants will have to request them under a new law. The law signed Thursday by Gov. Jerry Brown makes California the first state to bar full-service...

Thursday, Sep 20, 2018 at 11:06 AM PDT

California Schools Recognized as Some of the Healthiest

California Schools Recognized as Some of the Healthiest

Several California elementary schools made it on the “America’s Healthiest Schools” this year, a victory that marks a move towards a healthier generation in the country.

Thursday, Sep 20, 2018 at 11:41 PM PDT

'Router Issue' Causes Delays at California DMVs

'Router Issue' Causes Delays at California DMVs

An outage at the California Department of Motor Vehicles was causing delays for visitors Thursday.

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