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What’s Next For Jammed West Coast Ports After Tentative Deal Ends Dispute?

After reaching a tentative contract agreement that covers the West Coast’s 29 seaports, dockworkers are clearing an immense backlog of cargo that accumulated as their negotiations with employers stalled.

02/23/2015

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Helicopter Being Towed By Truck Tumbles Into Freeway Traffic

A helicopter being towed behind a truck struck a freeway overpass and tumbled off its trailer into the roadway, hitting at least two vehicles in Southern California.

02/23/2015

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Water Agencies Considering Fine Hikes For Bay Area Water Stealers

Northern California water districts are looking to hike fines for meter cheaters and other people who steal water as the state enters its fourth year of drought.

02/23/2015

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Sacramento Couple Suspected Of Crimes In California, Colorado

Authorities in California believe a man and woman being held in Sacramento are linked to 11 armed robberies and other crimes in California and Colorado.

02/23/2015

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Disney Hikes Ticket Prices At US Theme Parks

Visiting Mickey and Minnie just got more expensive.

02/22/2015

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Gov. Jerry Brown Blocks Parole For Ex-Mexican Mafia Chief

Gov. Jerry Brown blocked parole for a former leader of the notorious Mexican Mafia prison gang who has turned on his former comrades and now aids law enforcement.

02/21/2015

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Eco-Friendly California Looks Beyond Gas Tax To Fix Roads

As state legislatures across the nation grapple with declining funding to maintain roads, bridges and other transportation infrastructure, California lawmakers are confronting the unintended consequences of policies aimed at achieving ambitious environmental goals.

02/21/2015

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California Gov. Jerry Brown Blocks Parole For Ex-Mexican Mafia Leader

Enriquez has been in prison since 1993 serving a sentence of 20 years-to life in prison for two murders, multiple assaults and conspiracy to traffic in controlled substances.

02/20/2015

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West Coast Dockworkers Reach Tentative Contract Deal In Dispute

West Coast dockworkers reach tentative contract after labor strife snarled trade with Asia.

02/20/2015

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YouTube Releasing Mobile App That Will Only Show Kid-Safe Videos

YouTube is going to release a mobile app that will only show video clips suitable for young children to help parents control what their kids are watching on the Internet.

02/20/2015

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Oakland Raiders, San Diego Chargers Planning Possible Shared Home In Southern California

The statement says the teams have tried for years to find stadium solutions in Oakland and San Diego, and both may be forced to move to remain economically viable.

02/19/2015

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Police: Roseville Arsonist Set Wrong House On Fire

Police say Robinson set a fire on Wednesday night at a home on Champagne Circle. The fire was quickly extinguished, and nobody was injured. Investigators ruled it was a case of arson.

02/19/2015

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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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Grasshopper Invasion!

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

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