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Uber Driver In SF Accused Of Running Down Cyclist

An Uber driver is accused of running down and seriously injuring a bicyclist in an apparent road-rage incident.


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Sacramento Woman Eats 3 Steak Dinners At Texas Restaurant In Under 20 Minutes

A competitive eater has conquered three 72-ounce steak dinners in about 20 minutes during a food challenge held at a restaurant in Amarillo, Texas.


Frederick’s of Hollywood Files For Chapert 11 Bankruptcy

Racy lingerie retailer Frederick’s of Hollywood is seeking bankruptcy protection in federal court after closing all of its stores and switching to an online-only business, which it intends to sell to the highest bidder.


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Arrests Made In Minnesota, California In Terrorism Investigation

Authorities in Minnesota say arrests have been made in connection with their terrorism investigation into youth who have traveled or tried to travel to Syria.


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Police: Sea Lion Pup Abducted From Los Angeles Beach

Whoever snatched a seal or sea lion pup from a Los Angeles beach early Sunday should not be fooled by the animal’s cuteness – they could suffer a vicious bite, an animal rescue expert said.


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Man With Machete Down His Pants Arrested After Flashing Gang Signs

Police in Madera say a man was arrested after citizens reported him trying to intimidate people.


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How Does California’s New Water Restriction Plan Affect Your District?

As it did before, the board is basing the restrictions on Residential Gallons Per Capita Day, a formula for finding how much water residential customers use each day.


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4 Fresno Gas Line Explosion Victims Released From Hospital As PG&E Investigates Blast

The deputies and two of the inmates were released. The public works employee and another inmate were in critical condition, with the inmate’s condition considered life-threatening, Botti said.


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Motorcyclist’s Body Found Six Days After He Fell Off Antioch Bridge

Contra Costa Sheriff’s spokesman Jimmy Lee said the body of 26-year-old Dylan Rath was found Saturday about a half-mile southeast of the bridge.


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New California Drought Water Restriction Proposal Bases Cuts On Summer Months

The new rules will now be based on the months of July, August and September, a dry time of the year when most outdoor watering happens. The number of tiers has doubled to eight, ranging anywhere from 8 percent to 36 percent in cuts.


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Man Who Allegedly Tried To Open Exterior Door Of Sacramento-Bound Flight Gets Supervised Release, Fined

A man removed from a California-bound Southwest Airlines flight diverted to Omaha has been sentenced.


Photo illustration by NOAA showing how the USS Independence looked and a 3-D sonar of the rediscovered wreck. (Credit: NOAA, Boeing, and Coda Octopus)

Sunken Aircraft Carrier Rediscovered Off California Coast

Scientists have rediscovered a mostly intact World War II aircraft carrier the U.S. Navy scuttled off the Northern California coast decades ago.


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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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Grasshopper Invasion!

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

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