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Thursday, Jun 14, 2018 at 08:44 AM PDT

2014 Napa Quake May Be Linked to Groundwater Changes: Study

2014 Napa Quake May Be Linked to Groundwater Changes: Study

Research suggests the magnitude 6.0 earthquake that rocked California wine country in 2014 may have been caused by an expansion of Earth's crust because of seasonally receding groundwater under the Napa and...

Wednesday, Jun 13, 2018 at 03:06 PM PDT

DA Reviewing Prior Sex Crime Allegation Against Sylvester Stallone

DA Reviewing Prior Sex Crime Allegation Against Sylvester Stallone

Santa Monica police have forwarded a case involving a sex crime allegation against Sylvester Stallone for filing consideration, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office told NBC News...

Thursday, Jun 14, 2018 at 08:44 AM PDT

Caltrans Eyes End of July for Reopening Highway 1 in Big Sur

Caltrans Eyes End of July for Reopening Highway 1 in Big Sur

California transportation officials are targeting July for reopening a stretch of iconic Highway 1 in the scenic Big Sur coastal region that was blocked last year by a massive landslide. The crucial road...

Wednesday, Jun 13, 2018 at 08:02 AM PDT

Thefts Rise After California Reduces Criminal Penalties

Thefts Rise After California Reduces Criminal Penalties

California voters' decision to reduce penalties for drug and property crimes in 2014 contributed to a jump in car burglaries, shoplifting and other theft, researchers reported.

Wednesday, Jun 13, 2018 at 01:46 PM PDT

Air Force Deserter Worked for University of California

Air Force Deserter Worked for University of California

An Air Force officer with top security clearance who vanished 35 years ago and was arrested in California last week worked for years as a consultant for the University of California system, former colleagues...

Wednesday, Jun 13, 2018 at 04:17 PM PDT

Initiative to Split Calif. Into 3 to Face Voters in November

Initiative to Split Calif. Into 3 to Face Voters in November

A long-odds effort to split California into three states has qualified for the November ballot, state officials said Tuesday.

Wednesday, Jun 13, 2018 at 12:22 PM PDT

Firefighters Protect Hillside Homes From Fire in Beverly Crest Area

Firefighters Protect Hillside Homes From Fire in Beverly Crest Area

A contractor clearing brush with a weed-whacker sparked a brush fire Tuesday in the Benedict Canyon area, fire officials said.

Monday, Jun 11, 2018 at 10:23 AM PDT

Decomposing Body Found Stuffed Inside 'Makeshift Coffin'

Decomposing Body Found Stuffed Inside 'Makeshift Coffin'

A missing woman's body was discovered wrapped inside a tarp and stuffed inside a makeshift coffin on Sunday morning.

Sunday, Jun 10, 2018 at 07:27 PM PDT
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PHOTOS: Cindy Crawford Sells Malibu Beach Home for $45M

Cindy Crawford's Malibu beach pad finally has a new owner.View gallery

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Sunday, Jun 10, 2018 at 09:49 AM PDT

Is the Blue Wave in California Likely?

Is the Blue Wave in California Likely?

Given California's congressional election results in the June primary, is the anticipated blue wave in November likely? NBC Bay Area political analyst Larry Gerston reviews the races.

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