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NEW YORK CITY - OCTOBER 9: NEW YORK CITY - OCTOBER 9: The new design for the twenty dollar bill is held by a man October 9, 2003 in New York City. The new currency includes improved security features and subtle background colors of green, peach and blue to help  prevent and detect counterfeiting.  (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Man Wins $1 Million Lottery Prize With Money He Found On Street

When he found a $20 bill on the street outside San Francisco International Airport last week, he used it to buy two scratch-off tickets at a market in Millbrae.


Two Southwest Airlines Planes Clip Wings At Oakland International Airport

Authorities say two commercial airliners clipped wing tips at the Oakland International Airport, but no injuries were reported.


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States’ Common Core Testing Showing Scores Higher Than Expected

Results for some of the states that participated in Common Core-aligned testing for the first time this spring are out, with overall scores higher than expected, though still below what many parents may be accustomed to seeing.


EDISON, NJ - AUGUST 30:  A golf fan takes a "selfie" with presidential candidate Donald Trump during the final round of The Barclays at Plainfield Country Club on August 30, 2015 in Edison, New Jersey.  (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)

Trump’s Deportation Idea Similar To 1930s Mass Removals

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s call for mass deportation of millions of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally, as well as their American-born children, bears similarities to a large-scale removal that many Mexican-American families faced 85 years ago.


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Woman Falls Down Big Sur Cliff, Drowns In Ocean

Officials say a 20-year-old woman died after sliding down a seaside cliff and falling into the ocean while hiking in Big Sur.


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Golf Club Owner Who Spread Smelly Manure Over Course Pays $100K To Regulators

The owner of a Southern California golf club, who raised a stink by spreading chicken manure on the course, has agreed to pay $100,000 to air pollution regulators.


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6-Month-Old Central California Girl Saved From Fiery Crash That Killed Parents

A 6-month-old girl may owe her life to a man who rescued her from a fiery car crash in Fresno County that killed her parents.



Accidental Shooting Defense May Not Help Immigrant Accused In Kate Steinle’s Death

A jury can still conclude that simply handling a semi-automatic pistol in a crowded tourist area was so reckless that he’s guilty of second-degree murder rather than a less severe manslaughter allegation, legal experts said.


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‘Django Unchained’ Actress Gets Community Service After Insincere Apology To Police

Daniele Watts and her boyfriend, Brian Lucas, were sentenced Wednesday to 15 hours of community labor.


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Santa Ana’s ‘Candy Man’ Convicted For Prescribing Painkillers To Addicts

Dr. Julio Diaz was found guilty Friday in Santa Ana of 79 federal charges. He’d earlier pleaded guilty to 11 charges but withdrew his plea.


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Los Angeles’ $1 Billion Olympic Village Plan Shrouded In Mystery

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The centerpiece of the proposed 2024 Olympic Games in Los Angeles would be a $1 billion village where thousands of athletes would eat, sleep and stroll on tree-lined walks and clipped […]


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Former Fresno Police Officer Charged With Pimping Girlfriend

A former Fresno police officer has been charged with pimping out his girlfriend to an undercover detective.


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The Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco during its construction.   (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

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.


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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