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Arnold Schwarzenegger Pushes Congress To Save After-School Funding

Schwarzenegger was joined by education, business and law enforcement leaders in demanding that any reauthorization of the 2002 No Child Left Behind law maintain the funding for after-school programs.

03/24/2015

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Recordings In Napa Murder-Suicide Show Vintner Executed Investor As Deputies Arrived

A police dispatcher told deputies that a man later identified as a Silicon Valley investor had been shot and wounded while an assailant chased him through a California vineyard, recordings released Tuesday showed.

03/24/2015

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California Lawmakers Question Massive Gas Price Changes

Hueso says even though Californians pay a premium for cleaner-burning gasoline, it doesn’t explain why consumers are paying $1 more per gallon than the rest of the country.

03/24/2015

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Members Of Congress From Western U.S. Request Full Funding Of Quake Warning System

Three dozen members of Congress from California, Oregon and Washington are urging full funding of a West Coast earthquake early warning system.

03/24/2015

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Two Men Convicted Of Stanislaus County Carjacking, First Degree Murder Sentenced To Prison

Two men have been sentenced in Stanislaus County Superior Court for first-degree murder and attempted carjacking in an encounter that took the life of a 21-year-old man nearly five years ago.

03/24/2015

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Vallejo Woman’s Disappearance Being Investigated As Kidnapping For Ransom

Police in Northern California say a woman was kidnapped and is possibly being held for ransom.

03/24/2015

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Body Found Burned In Fresno County Barn

A charred woman’s body and burned animal remains were found in a barn that burned in Central California over the weekend.

03/23/2015

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Body Found Stuffed In Barrel Near California City Hall

A Northern California man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a body was found stuffed inside a plastic barrel that was dumped in front of Sonoma’s city hall.

03/21/2015

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Vintage Vehicle Stockpile Found At Deceased Man’s SoCal Home

A Southern California man who died without an original will or legally recognized next of kin has left behind a unique estate – 69 vintage cars that will soon be auctioned off by Orange County.

03/21/2015

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Proposed Chargers-Raiders Stadium Near Los Angeles Advances

Organizers behind a proposed stadium near Los Angeles that could become home for the NFL’s San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders announced Saturday they reached an important, early benchmark on the path to construction.

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A Los Angeles man is in custody for trying to sell Chagall and Diego Rivera paintings to undercover detectives for $700,000. (Photo by PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Los Angeles Police Spent $22,000 To Get Killer To Dinner, Used Invalid Court Order

In all, 38 LAPD employees worked about 320 hours to prepare for the January event at a downtown building and protect Rene “Boxer” Enriquez while he was there, the inspector general of the city’s police commission wrote.

03/20/2015

SACRAMENTO, CA - MARCH 19: California Gov. Jerry Brown (C) walks with Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de Leon (L) and Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins (R) enroute to a news conference to announce emergency drought legislation on March 19, 2015 in Sacramento, California. As California enters its fourth year of severe drought, California Gov. Jerry Brown joined Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de Leon, Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins, Republican Leaders Senator Bob Huff and Assemblymember Kristin Olsen to announce emergency legislation that aims to assist local communities that are struggling with devastating drought. The $1 billion package is designed to expedite bond funding to help ensure that all Californians have access to local water supplies. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Senate Leader Will Miss $1 Billion Drought Relief Vote For Japan Trip

Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de Leon announced Friday that he and two senators will leave next Thursday for a 10-day trip to meet with Japanese government officials on transportation, clean energy and climate change.

03/20/2015

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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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