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Bell Gardens mayor Daniel Crespo was shot and killed during an argument with his wife, explain authorities. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Mayor Of Suburban Los Angeles City Killed

Bell Gardens mayor Daniel Crespo was shot and killed during an argument with his wife, explain authorities.

09/30/2014

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Gov. Jerry Brown Vetoes Ethics Bills, Saying They Don’t Address Anything Already Regulated

Brown vetoed a bill that would have banned elected officials from requesting payments on their behalf to nonprofit organizations run by family members. He also rejected a bill seeking to ban tickets and reduce the value of other gifts that can be given to legislators.

09/30/2014

LAKEHEAD, CA - AUGUST 31:  Dry cracked earth is visible on the banks of Shasta Lake at Bailey Cove August 31, 2014 in Lakehead, California.  As the severe drought in California continues for a third straight year, water levels in the State's lakes and reservoirs is reaching historic lows. Shasta Lake is currently near 30 percent of its total capacity, the lowest it has been since 1977.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Ends One Of Driest-Ever ‘Water Years’ On Record

California officials are urging residents and businesses to conserve water as the state ends one of the driest-ever “water years.”

09/30/2014

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Emotional Toll Taxes Military Drone Operators Too

President Barack Obama has assured Americans he opposes sending U.S. ground troops to crush Islamic extremists in Iraq and Syria — well aware the country is not ready to return to the battlefield with its war wounded still recovering from a decade of conflict.

09/29/2014

Lawn At California State Capitol Reflects State Of Drought

California approves landmark ‘yes means yes’ law

Gov. Jerry Brown announced Sunday that he has signed a bill that makes California the first in the nation to define when “yes means yes” and adopt requirements for colleges to follow when investigating sexual assault reports.

09/29/2014

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Brown Vetoes Bill Limiting Drone Surveillance

Gov. Jerry Brown has vetoed a bill that would have placed strict limits on law enforcement agencies using unmanned aerial drones for surveillance.

09/28/2014

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California Adopts ‘Yes Means Yes’ Sex-Assault Rule

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill that makes California the first in the nation to define when “yes means yes” and adopt requirements for colleges to follow when investigating sexual assault reports.

09/28/2014

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Gov. Brown Signs Bills Upgrading Human Trafficking Laws

Gov. Jerry Brown on Sunday signed into law seven new bills intended to thwart human trafficking.

09/28/2014

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California’s Crop Harvest Much Smaller Than Usual

With harvest time across California, many of the state’s once-robust crops – from the grapes that make world-famous wines to popular almonds – are anticipated to be smaller than usual this year due to the state’s historic drought.

09/28/2014

SINGAPORE - SEPTEMBER 21: Jennifer Lopez performs live following the Singapore F1 Grand Prix 2014 on September 21, 2014 in Singapore, Singapore. (Photo by Kamal Sellehuddin/Getty Images)

SUV Carrying Jennifer Lopez, Leah Remini Hit By Suspected Drunken Driver

Authorities say an SUV carrying actress Leah Remini and singer Jennifer Lopez and her two kids, was rear-ended by a suspected drunken driver who then fled the scene.

09/28/2014

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Containment Of King Fire Shoots Up To 87 Percent

Additional rain and high humidity allowed crews to make even more progress toward taming a massive wildfire in Northern California, officials said Sunday.

09/28/2014

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Gov. Brown Vetoes $100 Million Boost For UC, Cal State

Gov. Jerry Brown has vetoed legislation that would have given the University of California and California State University systems a $100 million financial boost.

09/27/2014

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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.

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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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Grasshopper Invasion!

The Campbell family of Herald is dealing with millions of grasshoppers!

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