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Beaten Giants Fan Shows Progress In ESPN Interview

The San Francisco Giants fan who suffered a traumatic brain injury after being beaten by two Dodger fans three years ago outside Dodger Stadium put up his hands and fingers, fist-bumped his mom and talked about his goals in a display of his progress during a new interview aired Wednesday morning.

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Man Charged With Stealing Ambulance, Leading Chase

Authorities say a patient who stole an ambulance then crashed it in a chase with Los Angeles police has been charged with carjacking and other crimes.

10/22/2014

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Huge Gold Nugget Going Up For Sale In California

One of the biggest gold nuggets found in modern times in Northern California’s historic Gold Country is going up for sale.

10/22/2014

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California Nurses Press Gov. Brown On Ebola Safety

Gov. Jerry Brown is scheduled to meet with the state’s largest nurses union to discuss Ebola preparedness at hospitals and other health facilities.

10/21/2014

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San Diego House Race Playing Out Like Made-For-TV Drama Instead Of Election

A late-night break-in, a stolen campaign playbook that ended up in the hands of the opponent and sexual harassment accusations made by a fired staffer against one of the candidates.

10/21/2014

American troops remove body bags from members of the Jim Jones "Temple of People" in Guyana In November of 1978.  More than 900 are believed to have died in the largest mass suicide in American history. (Photo by AFP/Getty Images)

Five Jonestown Victims Buried In Oakland

Their cremated remains were recently discovered in an abandoned Delaware funeral home

10/21/2014

Alan Long denies he was drinking when he crashed into a car, injuring four cheerleaders. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Murrieta Mayor Resigns After Alleged DUI Crash, Plans To Still Run For City Council

Alan Long denies he was drinking when he crashed into a car, injuring four cheerleaders.

10/20/2014

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Long Beach Man Charged With Killing Saudi College Student In Apparent Robbery, Carjacking

Agustin Rosendo Fernandez, 28, was charged with murder with the special circumstances of the crime being committed during a robbery and carjacking. The complaint also alleges personal use of a deadly weapon, a knife.

10/20/2014

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US Agency Warns Car Owners To Get Air Bags Fixed

A potential safety crisis over defective air bags widened Monday as the U.S. government issued an urgent plea to more than 4.7 million people to get their cars fixed.

10/20/2014

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Cal State Faculty Reach Tentative Pay Deal

California State University faculty would get a pay raise under a tentative deal reached on a three-year contract.

10/20/2014

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Supreme Court To Review California Death Penalty Case

The Supreme Court will consider reinstating the conviction and death sentence for a California man in a 29-year-old triple murder in San Diego.

10/20/2014

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Man Carries Fresno Man From Burning Home

A man ran into a burning home in Fresno and came out carrying a man who lives inside over his shoulder as flames popped and exploded behind him.

10/19/2014

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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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