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4.4-Magnitude Quake Shakes Monterey County

A light earthquake has shaken a Central California region southeast of Monterey Bay.

01/20/2015

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Report: Calif. Ranks Worst In Nation For Providing Guidance Counselors To Students

California ranks worst in the nation when it comes to providing students with guidance counselors, according to the U.S. Department of Education.

01/19/2015

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2 Teachers In Southern California Accused Of Having Sex With High School Students

Authorities say two teachers have been arrested following allegations they had sex with high school students on an overnight beach camping trip in Southern California.

01/19/2015

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Gov. Brown Tackling California’s $72B Retiree Health Liability

After tackling pension changes for public employees and teachers, Gov. Jerry Brown is now setting his sights on another big debt: retiree health care benefits.

01/18/2015

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Fitness Model Struck And Killed By Train In Southern California

A 37-year-old model and actor featured on the cover of numerous fitness magazines was struck and killed by a train while filming on the tracks in Southern California, authorities said.

01/18/2015

DENVER, CO -  JANUARY 17: Protestors demonstrate outside of Bill Cosby's comedy show at the Buell Theater in Denver, Colorado on January 17, 2015. Cosby has been facing allegations by numerous women who claim the comedian drugged and subsequently sexually assaulted them. (Photo by Marc Piscotty/Getty Images)

Cosby Takes Stage Despite Protest Over Sex-Assault Claims

About 100 people chanting “Rape is not a joke!” and “No means no!” protested outside a theater in Denver before comedian Bill Cosby took the stage on Saturday.

01/17/2015

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UPS Driver Arrested In Theft Of Gold, Silver Bars

Officials say a driver with United Parcel Service has been arrested on suspicion of grand theft after several packages containing silver coins and silver and gold bars worth more than $200,000 went missing during the shipping process.

01/17/2015

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Dozens Of Animals Dead After Fire At Los Angeles Pet Store

About 100 fish, 20 birds and a dog have died after a fire swept through a Los Angeles pet store.

01/17/2015

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Nurses And Kaiser Reach Contract Deal, Avert 2-Day Strike

The union that represents about 18,000 Kaiser Permanente nurses in Northern and Central California has reached a tentative contract with the medical provider and canceled a two-day strike planned for next week at 86 hospitals and clinics.

01/17/2015

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California Girls’ Basketball Coach Suspended After 161-2 Win

Arroyo Valley High girls’ coach Michael Anderson is accused of mercilessly running up the score, has been suspended for two games.

01/16/2015

Family says 80-year-old woman was prematurely declared dead and died inside a hospital morgue freezer. (Getty Images)

Southern California Drug Maker Ordered To Shut Down

A federal court has issued an injunction shutting down a Southern California drug maker accused of violating the law in the manufacturing and distribution of dietary supplements.

01/16/2015

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Southern California UPS Driver Found Guilty Of Stealing Guns

Southern California prosecutors alleged that Curtis Hays stole dozens of guns and sold them on the black market.

01/15/2015

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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.

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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