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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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Third Sonoma Inmate Found Dead In As Many Weeks

The Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office says an inmate with a history of drug abuse has been found dead in his jail cell, the third inmate death at a Sonoma County detention facility in three weeks.

10/19/2014

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California Lottery Sales Top $5B For First Time

California Lottery officials say they have had a winning year with annual ticket sales surpassing $5 billion for the first time in the state lottery’s 30-year history.

10/19/2014

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Police: Man Posed As Woman In Online Sex Ad Scam

Police have arrested a 34-year-old Tustin man for posting an ad on Craigslist in which he allegedly posed as a woman to lure teenage boys into sexual encounters.

10/19/2014

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Prosecutors: Suspect Plotted To Kill 9 Witnesses

A Northern California man awaiting trial for insurance fraud has been charged with plotting to kill nine witnesses set to testify against him.

10/18/2014

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Sheriff’s Sergeant Charged With Sexual Battery

A Northern California sheriff’s sergeant is accused of sexual battery against two women while on duty.

10/18/2014

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Gov. Brown Pursues Lasting Policy Legacy In California

Jerry Brown is on the verge of doing what no one has ever done in California and what no one may ever do again: get elected to a fourth term as governor.

10/18/2014

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Neel Kashkari Adds $1 Million More Of His Own Money To California Gubernatorial Campaign

The Republican candidate reported the contribution late Friday, bringing his personal contributions to more than $3 million for the primary and general election.

10/17/2014

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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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