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Apple To Unveil Next Products At Sept. 9 Event

Apple will show off its newest products Sept. 9. The iPhone and iPad maker set the date in invitations mailed Thursday to reporters and others who typically come to see the unveiling of Apple’s latest twists on technology.

08/28/2014

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Dogs Get The Blues When Youngsters Go Back To School

Young people aren’t the only ones who get back-to-school blues. Pooches used to months of constant playtime can get upset when their best buddies disappear with the dog days of summer.

08/27/2014

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U.S. Forest Service Allows Logging In 52 Square Miles Of Forests Burned By Rim Fire

The highly awaited decision came amid a standoff between environmentalists and supporters of the timber industry over what to do with the trees that died in the massive Rim Fire, which started Aug. 17, 2013, and burned more than 400 square miles of the Stanislaus National Forest

08/27/2014

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California Senate Passes Firearms Restraining Order Procedure

California lawmakers have advanced a bill that allows judges to temporarily remove firearms from people who show signs that they could harm themselves or others.

08/27/2014

GROVELAND, CA - AUGUST 25:  Flames from the Rim Fire consume trees on August 25, 2013 near Groveland, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Forest Service To Release Rim Fire Recovery Plan

The U.S. Forest Service is expected to unveil its plan Wednesday for what to do with millions of trees killed one year ago in California’s massive Rim Fire that stand at the center of a conflict between environmentalists and loggers.

08/27/2014

Habitual stowaway Marilyn Jean Hartman was arrested at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. (Photo: San Mateo County Sheriff's Office)

Police: California Plane Stowaway Arrested At Phoenix Airport

Incident occurred just four days after Marilyn Jean Hartman was released from jail for sneaking aboard a flight from San Jose to Los Angeles.

08/26/2014

6.0 Earthquake Rattles Northern California

Napa Earthquake Advances Call For Warning System

Ten seconds before a severe earthquake in California’s wine country caused the ground to rumble throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, a university lab in the city of Berkeley got the alert that the seismic waves were rolling its way.

08/26/2014

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California Plastic Bag Ban Not Dead Despite Assembly Failing To Find Votes

The bill by Democratic Sen. Alex Padilla of Los Angeles prohibits stores from carrying the bags as a way to encourage reusable ones. It follows about 100 cities and counties that previously banned plastic bags to fight litter.

08/25/2014

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Judge: California Firearm Waiting Period Doesn’t Apply To Gun Owners

U.S. District Judge Anthony Ishii of Fresno ruled that “10-day waiting periods impermissibly violate the Second Amendment” for gun-buyers who already passed background checks or are authorized to carry concealed weapons.

08/25/2014

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Assembly Passes Softer Data Breach Bill Requiring Businesses To Protect Customers

The original legislation was tougher on businesses by setting data-protection standards and holding them liable if they did not comply. The lawmakers dropped those provisions after strong opposition from retailers.

08/25/2014

More damage on the outlying areas of the Napa Earthquake. (Credit: CBS13)

Napa Businesses: Quake Cleanup Shouldn’t Deter Tourism

Businesses in California’s wine capital are mopping up thousands of dollars in high-end vintages and sweeping glass from ghostly downtown streets that officials hope will soon bustle again with tourists following the San Francisco Bay Area’s strongest earthquake in 25 years.

08/25/2014

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Central Valley Man Found Guilty In Russian Roulette-Killing Of Roommate

A Central California man has been convicted of killing his friend playing a version of Russian roulette.

08/25/2014

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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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