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MISSION, TX - JULY 24:  Salvadorian immigrant Stefany Marjorie, 8, holds her doll Rodrigo after crossing the Rio Grande from Mexico into the United States with her family on July 24, 2014 near Mission, Texas. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

California To Give Legal Aid To Immigrant Minors

Democratic lawmakers say they will approve legislation supported by Gov. Jerry Brown to spend $3 million to provide legal help for unaccompanied children from Central America.

08/21/2014

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Stunt Blocks Traffic On Golden Gate Bridge

Authorities are trying to identify a driver who performed a stunt on the Golden Gate Bridge while other vehicles blocked traffic.

08/21/2014

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Record Drought Saps California Honey Production

California’s record drought hasn’t been sweet to honeybees, and it’s creating a sticky situation for beekeepers and honey buyers.

08/21/2014

CHP officer was videotaped beating a woman on a Los Angeles freeway. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

CHP: Officer In Beating Video May Face Serious Charges

Officer Daniel Andrew was video taped beating a woman on the side of a Los Angeles freeway.

08/20/2014

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Sacramento Area UPS Store Among 51 Breached By Malware Targeting Credit Card Information

United Parcel Service Inc. said Wednesday that it was among U.S. retailers who got a Department of Homeland Security bulletin about the malware on July 31. The malware is not identified by current anti-virus software.

08/20/2014

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Wildfire Near Yosemite Ebbs, Some Evacuees Return

A wildfire that surged early and gave a scare to a community near Yosemite National Park has been tamed by firefighters, and some of the more than 1,000 people who evacuated their homes have returned.

08/20/2014

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Emerging Solar Plants Are Igniting Birds Mid-Air

Workers at a state-of-the-art solar plant in the Mojave Desert have a name for birds that fly through the plant’s concentrated sun rays – “streamers,” for the smoke plume that comes from birds that ignite in midair

08/17/2014

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Naked Man Arrested On Northern California Freeway

Authorities say a naked man who was running on a Northern California freeway resisted an officer’s attempt to arrest him and had to be subdued with a stun gun.

08/17/2014

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California Woman Climbs Into Zoo’s Giraffe Pen, Gets Kicked In The Face

Police say a California woman was cited after climbing into the giraffe exhibit at a Madison zoo and getting kicked in the face.

08/17/2014

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California Teen Arrested For Alleged Online Threat

Los Angeles County sheriff’s officials have arrested a teenager for allegedly posting an online threat to shoot students at Valencia High School.

08/17/2014

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California Teen Targeted In Online Sextortion Plot

A Michigan man accused of threatening a Santa Ana teen in a “sextortion” plot has been indicted on federal sex crime charges.

08/16/2014

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Bear Cub Badly Burned In Wildfire Recovering

A black-bear cub burned in a devastating Washington state wildfire is making a slow recovery at a California wildlife center.

08/16/2014

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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!

Friday afternoon's storm left a marvelous double rainbow over Lincoln Avenue in Carmichael. (credit: Richard Duerksen)

Turbulent April Weather

A Spring storm spawned a funnel cloud that was seen all over the Valley.

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