SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A California man arrested after an FBI manhunt must remain jailed without bail while awaiting trial on charges of possessing a destructive device. A federal judge in San Francisco denied Ryan Chamberlain's request to transfer to a mental hospital so he can get psychiatric treatment. Chamberlain was arrested in early June after a three-day manhunt that authorities said was prompted by the discovery of bomb-making materials in his apartment.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The top federal prosecutor in Los Angeles has been confirmed by the U.S. Senate to become a judge. Andre Birotte (Behr-rot) Jr. was unanimously approved for a seat on the U.S. District Court bench in Los Angeles. The 47-year-old Birotte has been U.S. attorney for Los Angeles and six neighboring counties since 2010.
HALF MOON BAY, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say a young man has died after a hole he dug on a Northern California beach collapsed and trapped him in the sand for at least five minutes. Fire officials say the man was unconscious by the time firefighters arrived at Francis State Beach in Half Moon Bay.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A boys Catholic high school in Los Angeles will require all students to undergo baseline testing for concussions - whether they are athletes or not. The Los Angeles Times reports each of Loyola High's 1,270 students will undergo the 45-minute exam. The principal says non-athletes are being given the exam because the school has experienced increased numbers of students being diagnosed with concussions from outside activities such as skateboarding and snowboarding.
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