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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.


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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.


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.


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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.



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


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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.


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Santa Barbara To Restart Desalination Plant Amid Drought

The Santa Barbara City Council has unanimously voted to spend $55 million to reactivate the city’s desalination plant and tap the ocean to turn salty seawater to fresh water amid an historic drought.


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2 Young College Students Dead In Apparent Murder-Suicide

Police in Northern California are investigating an apparent murder-suicide after finding a young man and a woman shot to death at a San Francisco Bay Area home.


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Hayward Police Sergeant Shot During Traffic Stop Dies

A San Francisco Bay Area police sergeant was shot during a traffic stop has died, according to reports.


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Man Hospitalized After Being Wedged Beneath Elevator

Authorities say a man was hospitalized after being wedged beneath an elevator at the University of California, Los Angeles.


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Two Percent Pay Increase Approved For CSU Chancellors, Presidents

California State University presidents and other executives will receive an across-the-board 2 percent pay increase, a raise faculty union leaders brandished as part of a trend of “misplaced priorities.”


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Court: Couple Can’t Be Legally Separated If They’re Still Living Together

Under state law, income and property each spouse has during the marriage is considered community property to be divided between them in a divorce.


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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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