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San Francisco Sued By Beverage Group Over Soda Warnings, Ad Ban

The American Beverage Association has sued the city of San Francisco, claiming new legislation requiring health warning labels on sugary beverages and prohibiting advertisements of them on city property violates the First Amendment.

07/26/2015

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Large Pot Grows On Tribal Lands Raided Over Past 2 Weeks

Officials have destroyed about 55,000 growing marijuana plants on or near Yurok tribal lands in the last two weeks and the eradication efforts will continue next summer.

07/25/2015

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Wragg Fire 47% Contained, Still At 6,900 Acres

Firefighters gained more ground against a Northern California wildfire near Napa Valley wine country that burned more than 10 square miles and prompted the mandatory evacuation of where 150 homes .

07/25/2015

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State Senate Democratic Members Head To Mexico On 4-Day Trip

Democratic members of the California state Senate are heading to Mexico for a four-day trip to improve government relations.

07/25/2015

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Videos Targeting Planned Parenthood To Be Reviewed By California Attorney General Kamala Harris

California Attorney General Kamala Harris says she plans to review undercover videos released by anti-abortion activists aimed at discrediting Planned Parenthood’s procedures for providing fetal tissue to researchers to see if any laws were broken.

07/25/2015

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Teen Drives Car Into Stockton Home

A 15-year-old girl is accused of slamming a car into a Stockton home on Saturday morning.

07/25/2015

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Butte County Mom Who Delivered Baby In Forest Loses Custody After Admitted Meth Use

A pregnant woman who became lost and gave birth in a Northern California national forest says she took methamphetamine to get an energy boost after delivering her daughter.

07/25/2015

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Judge In San Diego Indicates He Will Dismiss Right-To-Die Lawsuit Against State

A judge strongly indicated Friday he will dismiss a lawsuit against the state by a single mom given only months to live and other California right-to-die advocates who want doctors to be allowed to prescribe fatal medication for terminally ill people.

07/24/2015

Moral Obligation Not Always Motivating Factor For ‘Sanctuary Cities’

The term “sanctuary city” has become a rallying cry for conservative Republicans seeking stiffer immigration laws. They characterize such places as havens where those in the country illegally are protected from immigration authorities.

07/24/2015

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2 Dead In Vallejo Murder-Suicide; Another Man Also Shot

Officials say a man and a woman were found dead and a second man was found injured in an apparent murder-suicide in a suburb of San Francisco.

07/24/2015

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House Debates Bill To Crack Down On ‘Sanctuary Cities’

House Republicans pushed toward a vote Thursday on legislation cracking down on “sanctuary cities” that shields residents from federal immigration authorities

07/23/2015

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Mystery Man Found Decomposing In Car Had More Than 1,200 Guns, Cash, Underwater Car

Inside his home, detectives discovered more than 1,200 guns, scopes, 6.5 tons of ammunition, bows and arrows, knives, machetes and $230,000 in cash.

07/22/2015

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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.

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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.

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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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