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Suspected Burglar Gets Stuck In Chimney, Dies After Homeowner Lights FireAuthorities say a suspected burglar has died after getting stuck in a chimney in Central California.
Project To Drain One California Reservoir A Year Behind ScheduleThe discovery of new "trace faults" near one of the San Francisco Bay area's largest dams has further stalled a $193 million project to strengthen it, pushing back plans for a seismic retrofit to early 2018.
Sheriff's Deputies Rescue Newborn Found Buried Near RiverSheriff's officials asked for the public's help Saturday in gaining information about a newborn baby deputies rescued after finding her buried beside a popular Compton bike path.
SF Police Mystified By Spiked Baseball Bats Found Chained To Poles Around CitySan Francisco Police are asking for help leading to those chaining up spiked baseball bats to poles throughout the city.
Nuclear Crossroad: California Reactors Face Uncertain FutureCalifornia's nuclear power age could be nearing an end.
President Obama's Oldest Daughter Scoping Out Colleges, Including 2 In CaliforniaMichelle Obama's message for high school seniors fretting about their college prospects is simple.
California Demands Fixes For 16,000 More Cars As Volkswagen Emissions Scandal WidensThe notice from the California Air Resources Board came less than a week after state and federal regulators disclosed that Volkswagen Group automakers installed software to cheat emissions tests on more diesels than initially thought.
Taylor Farms Celery Products Recalled After Link To Costco E. Coli OutbreakThe link was made after the Montana Department of Public Health found a celery and onion diced blend tested positive for E. coli 0157:H7.
Los Angeles Weighs Using License Plate Numbers To Send Prostitution WarningsThe City Council voted Wednesday to have the city attorney's office analyze the proposal to use license numbers to determine who owns the vehicles.
Sex Offender Headed To California Passed Airport Security With Stolen Boarding PassMichael Salata, 61, was arrested on Nov. 5 after boarding the Southwest Airlines flight, according to jail records obtained Thursday.
Disgruntled Passenger Fires At Cab, Turns Gun On HimselfA Southern California man is in critical condition after firing several rounds at a cab that had just dropped him off at his Santa Monica residence and then shooting himself in the head.
Former UC Davis Aggie Coach Jim Sochor Has DiedFormer UC Davis Football Coach Jim Sochor has died after a lengthy illness.
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