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  • Los Angeles deputy injured in rollover crash

    Los Angeles deputy injured in rollover crash

    Monday, September 1 2014 2:22 PM EDT2014-09-01 18:22:02 GMT
    Los Angeles County sheriff's officials say a deputy has been injured in a rollover accident on the 14 Freeway near Palmdale. 
    Los Angeles County sheriff's officials say a deputy has been injured in a rollover accident on the 14 Freeway near Palmdale. 
  • Minor quake hits Northern California

    Minor quake hits Northern California

    Monday, September 1 2014 2:20 PM EDT2014-09-01 18:20:39 GMT
    The U.S. Geological Survey has registered a minor earthquake in Northern California. 
    The U.S. Geological Survey has registered a minor earthquake in Northern California. 
  • Gun club near school stirs neighborhood concerns

    Gun club near school stirs neighborhood concerns

    Sunday, August 31 2014 6:40 PM EDT2014-08-31 22:40:28 GMT
    Some residents of a Sacramento-area neighborhood are voicing concerns about a 40,000-square-foot indoor shooting range that is getting ready to open in their midst. 
    Some residents of a Sacramento-area neighborhood are voicing concerns about a 40,000-square-foot indoor shooting range that is getting ready to open in their midst. 
  • Federal agent arrested after brandishing gun

    Federal agent arrested after brandishing gun

    Sunday, August 31 2014 6:38 PM EDT2014-08-31 22:38:01 GMT
    Police say an apparently drunk man arrested after allegedly brandishing a gun on a Burbank street is a federal agent. 
    Police say an apparently drunk man arrested after allegedly brandishing a gun on a Burbank street is a federal agent. 
  • Strong earthquake aftershock shakes Napa Valley

    Strong earthquake aftershock shakes Napa Valley

    Sunday, August 31 2014 3:17 PM EDT2014-08-31 19:17:20 GMT
    A significant aftershock from last weekend's magnitude-6.0 earthquake has rattled Northern California's wine country. 
    A significant aftershock from last weekend's magnitude-6.0 earthquake has rattled Northern California's wine country. 
  • In quake, barrels became quarter-ton projectiles

    In quake, barrels became quarter-ton projectiles

    Saturday, August 30 2014 9:01 PM EDT2014-08-31 01:01:27 GMT
    Napa Valley's seismically reinforced winery buildings generally held up to the largest earthquake to hit Northern California in a quarter-century, but the precious wine piled inside often did not. 
    Napa Valley's seismically reinforced winery buildings generally held up to the largest earthquake to hit Northern California in a quarter-century, but the precious wine piled inside often did not. 
  • California appeals teacher tenure ruling

    California appeals teacher tenure ruling

    Saturday, August 30 2014 4:24 PM EDT2014-08-30 20:24:41 GMT
    Gov. Jerry Brown appealed a court ruling that struck down tenure and other job protections for California's teachers, setting himself apart from leaders in some other states who have fought to end such protections or raise the standards for obtaining them. 
    Gov. Jerry Brown appealed a court ruling that struck down tenure and other job protections for California's teachers, setting himself apart from leaders in some other states who have fought to end such protections or raise the standards for obtaining them. 
  • Former Humboldt lecturer arrested for child porn

    Former Humboldt lecturer arrested for child porn

    Saturday, August 30 2014 3:25 PM EDT2014-08-30 19:25:55 GMT
    A former veteran instructor at Humboldt State University has been arrested on child pornography charges following a months-long investigation. 
    A former veteran instructor at Humboldt State University has been arrested on child pornography charges following a months-long investigation. 
  • California lawmakers pass first US plastic bag ban

    California lawmakers pass first US plastic bag ban

    Saturday, August 30 2014 2:40 PM EDT2014-08-30 18:40:43 GMT
    California lawmakers have approved a measure that would make the state the first to impose a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags. 
    California lawmakers have approved a measure that would make the state the first to impose a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags. 
  • More Americans plan to travel this holiday weekend

    More Americans plan to travel this holiday weekend

    Friday, August 29 2014 9:45 PM EDT2014-08-30 01:45:43 GMT
    More people will be hitting the road this three-day holiday weekend than in years. 
    More people will be hitting the road this three-day holiday weekend than in years. 
  • Northern California wildfire grows overnight

    Northern California wildfire grows overnight

    Friday, August 29 2014 11:42 AM EDT2014-08-29 15:42:32 GMT
    Fire officials battling a vast blaze in a forest in far Northern California say air crews should be able to get going earlier than they have over previous days. 
    Fire officials battling a vast blaze in a forest in far Northern California say air crews should be able to get going earlier than they have over previous days. 
  • 2 California counties ask to form separate state

    2 California counties ask to form separate state

    Thursday, August 28 2014 11:01 PM EDT2014-08-29 03:01:37 GMT
    Representatives of two counties in far Northern California petitioned state officials Thursday for the right to form a 51st state called Jefferson, formally asking state lawmakers to vote on their proposal. 
    Representatives of two counties in far Northern California petitioned state officials Thursday for the right to form a 51st state called Jefferson, formally asking state lawmakers to vote on their proposal. 
  • Southern California gets more waves as storm eases

    Southern California gets more waves as storm eases

    Thursday, August 28 2014 8:17 PM EDT2014-08-29 00:17:12 GMT
    High surf generated by a former hurricane in the eastern Pacific rolled onto Southern California beaches again Thursday, showing signs of diminishing but still bringing warnings of possible property damage and dangerous rip currents. 
    High surf generated by a former hurricane in the eastern Pacific rolled onto Southern California beaches again Thursday, showing signs of diminishing but still bringing warnings of possible property damage and dangerous rip currents. 
  • California beach town sees flooding from hurricane

    California beach town sees flooding from hurricane

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 7:45 PM EDT2014-08-27 23:45:03 GMT
    Thundering surf spawned by a Pacific hurricane pounded the Southern California coast Wednesday, causing minor flooding in a low-lying beach town, knocking pilings from under the Malibu Pier, and drawing daredevil surfers and body-boarders into churning waves as crowds of spectators lined the shore. 
    Thundering surf spawned by a Pacific hurricane pounded the Southern California coast Wednesday, causing minor flooding in a low-lying beach town, knocking pilings from under the Malibu Pier, and drawing daredevil surfers and body-boarders into churning waves as crowds of spectators lined the shore. 
  • California firm recalls Caesar salad kits

    California firm recalls Caesar salad kits

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 11:15 PM EDT2014-08-27 03:15:06 GMT
    A Southern California food company has recalled nearly 93,000 pounds of fully cooked chicken Caesar salad kits sold at Sam's Club stores over concerns of possible listeria contamination. 
    A Southern California food company has recalled nearly 93,000 pounds of fully cooked chicken Caesar salad kits sold at Sam's Club stores over concerns of possible listeria contamination. 
  • Mexican president faces protest on California trip

    Mexican president faces protest on California trip

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 11:13 PM EDT2014-08-27 03:13:56 GMT
    Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto met Tuesday with lawmakers and swapped praise with Gov. Jerry Brown, but not all legislators rolled out the welcome mat at a luncheon held on the final day of his visit to California. 
    Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto met Tuesday with lawmakers and swapped praise with Gov. Jerry Brown, but not all legislators rolled out the welcome mat at a luncheon held on the final day of his visit to California. 
  • Napa earthquake hastens calls for warning system

    Napa earthquake hastens calls for warning system

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 11:48 AM EDT2014-08-26 15:48:06 GMT
    The earthquake that jolted California's wine capital may have caused at least $1 billion in property damage, but it also added impetus to the state's effort to develop an early warning system that might offer a few precious seconds for residents to duck under desks, trains to slow down and utility lines to be powered down before the seismic waves reach them. 
    The earthquake that jolted California's wine capital may have caused at least $1 billion in property damage, but it also added impetus to the state's effort to develop an early warning system that might offer a few precious seconds for residents to duck under desks, trains to slow down and utility lines to be powered down before the seismic waves reach them. 
  • Businesses: Quake cleanup shouldn't deter tourists

    Businesses: Quake cleanup shouldn't deter tourists

    Monday, August 25 2014 5:49 PM EDT2014-08-25 21:49:25 GMT
    Businesses in California's wine capital on Monday mopped up thousands of dollars in high-end vintages, swept glass from ghostly downtown streets ordinarily bustling with tourists and rushed to reopen in advance of the summer's last holiday weekend, following a severe earthquake that damaged wineries, historic buildings and hotels. 
    Businesses in California's wine capital on Monday mopped up thousands of dollars in high-end vintages, swept glass from ghostly downtown streets ordinarily bustling with tourists and rushed to reopen in advance of the summer's last holiday weekend, following a severe earthquake that damaged wineries, historic buildings and hotels. 
  • Wildfire burns near Gold Rush-era boomtown

    Wildfire burns near Gold Rush-era boomtown

    Monday, August 25 2014 11:18 AM EDT2014-08-25 15:18:08 GMT
    Crews working in steep terrain were building containment lines around a wildfire that chased people from about 200 homes near the California Gold Rush-era boomtown of Weaverville. 
    Crews working in steep terrain were building containment lines around a wildfire that chased people from about 200 homes near the California Gold Rush-era boomtown of Weaverville. 
  • Threat diverts San Diego flight to Phoenix

    Threat diverts San Diego flight to Phoenix

    Monday, August 25 2014 8:54 AM EDT2014-08-25 12:54:11 GMT
    An American Airlines flight from Dallas to San Diego was diverted to Phoenix Sunday as the FBI investigated a bomb threat made on Twitter. 
    An American Airlines flight from Dallas to San Diego was diverted to Phoenix Sunday as the FBI investigated a bomb threat made on Twitter. 
  • Earthquake's timing left many fumbling in dark

    Earthquake's timing left many fumbling in dark

    Monday, August 25 2014 8:46 AM EDT2014-08-25 12:46:39 GMT
    A powerful earthquake that struck the heart of California's wine country caught many people sound asleep, sending dressers, mirrors and pictures crashing down around them. Scores were injured as the temblor knocked out power to thousands, caused gas and water lines to rupture and sparked fires. 
    A powerful earthquake that struck the heart of California's wine country caught many people sound asleep, sending dressers, mirrors and pictures crashing down around them. Scores were injured as the temblor knocked out power to thousands, caused gas and water lines to rupture and sparked fires. 
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