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Unconscious Man Pulled From Burning Car In L.A.

Los Angeles Police Department officers pulled an unconscious man from a car that went up in flames after a collision.


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Gov. Jerry Brown Declares State Of Emergency For California Wildfires

Brown’s order requires all state agencies to provide assistance if needed to respond to the fires and mobilizes the California National Guard to help with disaster response.


WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 28: Anti-abortion activist sign is held aloft during a rally opposing federal funding for Planned Parenthood in front of the U.S. Capitol on July 28, 2015 in Washington, DC. Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY)  announced a Senate deal to vote on legislation to defund Planned Parenthood before the Senate goes into recess in August. (Photo by Olivier Douliery/Getty Images)

Lawsuit: Anti-Abortion Group Secretly Recorded Providers

An association of abortion providers is asking a court to block the release of recordings they say were made by an anti-abortion group that has previously revealed several surreptitiously recorded videos of a Planned Parenthood leader discussing the sale of aborted fetuses for research.


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Amid California Drought, Fears Rise Of Trees Dying, Falling

As Californians cut back water use and let lawns turn brown, arborists and state officials are worrying about a potentially dangerous ripple effect: Nearby trees going neglected and becoming diseased or dying.


Smoke filled valley's in Lake County as the Rocky Fire continues to burn. (Credit: Sean Bennett/CBS13)

Fire Near Clearlake Grows To 15,000 Acres, 3 Structures Burned

A fast-spreading wildfire near Clearlake grew overnight, charring 21 square miles and torching a third home.



California School Bus Hijacker Parole Stands

Gov. Jerry Brown had until midnight Thursday to decide whether to approve parole for 63-year-old James Schoenfeld or send the case back to the board that recommended his release. The governor chose not to act, which allowed the parole board’s decision to stand.


GANSBAAI, SOUTH AFRICA:  An undated file photograph of a Great White Shark swimming off Gansbaai. (Credit) ANNA ZIEMINSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Great White Shark Thwarts Marathon Swim From Golden Gate To Farallons

A great white shark thwarted a Northern California man’s quest to become the first person to swim from the Golden Gate Bridge to the Farallon Islands.


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Man Wearing Ninja Mask Robs Pharmacy With Sword

Police are looking for a robbery suspect who was wearing a ninja mask and armed with a sword when he demanded cash from a clerk at a Walgreens pharmacy in Placentia.


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Boy, 4, Hit And Killed By Gunfire While Playing In Front Yard

Authorities say a 4-year-old boy playing with stuffed animals in his family’s front yard was hit by gunfire and killed in San Bernardino County.



Prosecutors Charge Teen As Adult In Death Of 8-Year-Old Madyson Middleton

Prosecutors have charged a 15-year-old boy as an adult in the death of an 8-year-old girl in an artists complex in a California beach town.


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California Fines 6 Companies Selling Tainted Produce

California pesticide regulators have fined six companies they say ignored warnings and repeatedly sold imported fruits and vegetables that contained illegal pesticide residues.


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Search Called Off For Missing Santa Cruz Girl After Body Found In Trash Bin

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (CBS/AP) — The search for a missing 8-year-old girl came to a tragic end after police found a body inside a trash bin at a Northern California complex where she was last […]


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The Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco during its construction.   (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

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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