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Fresno Hospital Delivers Fourth Set Of Triplets In Four Weeks

Doctors at a Central California hospital have delivered a fourth set of triplets in the last four weeks.


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Experts: Illegal Pot Farms In California Threatening Salmon Fisheries

A state legislative committee will look at the impact of the drought and water use by illegal marijuana cultivators on North Coast fisheries at a hearing in Sacramento.


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U.S. Supreme Court Refuses To Hear Nevada’s Appeal To Homeless Busing Allegations

The Supreme Court won’t hear an appeal from Nevada over a lawsuit that claims the state wrongfully bused indigent psychiatric patients to San Francisco without paying the costs of their medical care.



Assembly Passes Bill That Would Legalize Beer Tasting At Farmers Markets

Democratic Assemblyman Marc Levine of San Rafael introduced AB774 following his successful push last year to permit wine tasting at the markets. Brown also signed legislation last year permitting craft brew sales at markets, but vendors say customers want samples before they buy.


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Sacramento Boy Scout Killed In New Mexico Flash Flood During Camping Trip

A Boy Scout on a camping trip with his troop in northern New Mexico died Saturday after he and three other teens were swept away in a flash flood, authorities said.


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State Senate Expected To Make Final Vote On Bill Requiring Vaccinations Monday

California lawmakers are considering a measure that will require vaccinations for most children in public schools.



Damp Weekend Helps California Firefighting Efforts

A damp weekend helped firefighters stop the growth of a huge Southern California wildfire, one of many burning around the state.


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2 Shot In Massive Brawl Outside Of Bay Area Mormon Church

Two people were shot and wounded during a brawl involving about 20 people in the parking lot of a Mormon church in the San Francisco Bay Area just as Sunday services were ending.


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Lightning Strikes Spark New Wildfires In Northern California

Hundreds of lightning strikes overnight have sparked three dozen new wildfires in Northern California, authorities said Sunday.


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Boy, 13, Killed After Being Struck By Jet Ski On Central California Lake

Authorities say a 13-year-old boy died and his 16-year-old aunt was injured after they were struck by a jet ski on a central California lake.


SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JUNE 27: Rainbow flags and passersby are seen in the reflection of a store window display during a gay pride celebration on June 27, 2015 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images)

1 Wounded In Shooting Near San Francisco Gay Pride Event

Police say a bystander was shot at a gay pride event in San Francisco’s civic center when an argument between several young men turned violent.


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Grateful Dead To Bid Faithful ‘Fare Thee Well’ In California

The four surviving members of the Grateful Dead are launching their farewell mini-tour on Saturday in Northern California, where the legendary jam band got its start 50 years ago.


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Looking Back: Golden Gate Bridge

On May 27, 1937, the Golden Gate bridge was opened to the public, connecting San Francisco and Marin counties.

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Weed Neighborhood Ravaged By Boles Fire

A fire driven by fierce winds raced through a small town near the Oregon border on Monday, burning a church to the ground, damaging or destroying 100 homes and prompting evacuation orders for at least 1,500 people, authorities said.

California's Central Valley Impacted By Major Drought

California Gripped By Drought

Federal water regulators estimate California’s drought could be one of the most expensive natural disasters in U.S. history.


New Bay Bridge Span Gets Final Touches

Workers are putting the finishing touches on the new east span of the Bay Bridge, which is on track to open on Tuesday.

Oracle Team USA Capsizes In SF Bay

Oracle Team USA Catamaran Capsizes In San Francisco Bay

Crews worked into the night trying to secure an Oracle catamaran that capsized in San Francisco Bay Tuesday afternoon and drifted out to sea.

Space Shuttle Endeavour Makes Last Trip To ISS Under Command Of Astronaut Mark Kelly

Shuttle Endeavour Through The Years

The Space Shuttle Endeavour is headed to California where it will be permanently displayed in a museum.

Fire Erupts At Richmond Gas Refinery

An explosion rocked the Chevron gasoline refinery in Richmond Monday night and caused a 3-alarm fire. Smoke from the fire sent hundreds to the hospital complaining of respiratory problems.

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