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Arrest Sought In San Joaquin County Tuberculosis Case

Prosecutors in Central California have obtained an arrest warrant for a tuberculosis patient who they say is contagious and has refused treatment, putting those around him at risk.

07/24/2014

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California Removes Lane Splitting Guidelines

The California Highway Patrol has taken down safety guidelines for a criticized but legal driving maneuver in which motorcyclists pass stalled traffic by driving between lanes.

07/24/2014

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NorCal Man Gets 4 Years For Selling Counterfeit CDs And DVDs

A 22-year-old man has been sentenced to four years in prison for his role in a copyright infringement scheme that involved selling counterfeit CDs and DVDs in Northern California.

07/24/2014

Activists protest the arrival of undocumented migrant children to a Border Patrol facility in Murrieta on July 4, 2014. (David McNew/Getty Images)

Governor: Border Crossings A Humanitarian Issue

Brown says the arrival of unaccompanied migrant children should not be the subject of political posturing.

07/23/2014

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Sacramento Cruise Ship Passenger Tells Senate About Her High Seas Horror

Woman testifies she was choked and raped on a Royal Caribbean cruise by one of the line’s employees.

07/23/2014

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Gov. Brown Calls Border Crossings Humanitarian Issue

Gov. Jerry Brown is calling the arrival of unaccompanied young migrants to the U.S.-Mexico border a humanitarian issue and says California will do its part.

07/23/2014

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California’s Salmon, Steelhead Get Help

State and federal wildlife officials have unveiled ambitious plans aimed at helping endangered salmon and steelhead thrive again in Central California rivers.

07/23/2014

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Lawsuit Tests Racial Policy At California Prisons

A federal judge will consider whether California’s policy of locking up prisoners by race violates their constitutional rights.

07/23/2014

CAMP PENDLETON, CA - MAY 16:  The Las Pulgas Fire lights the night on May 16, 2014 at Camp Pendleton, California. The fire is one of three large wildfires on Camp Pendleton that have scorched more than 22,000 acres. Firefighters have been battling 11 wildfires in San Diego County this week, including the fires on the Marine base.   (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Fire Season In West Expected To Get More Intense

Despite widespread drought in the West, wildfires have burned less than half the 10-year average area so far this summer.

07/23/2014

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Pollock Pines Man Accused Of Stealing Gold Nugget Worth $1,900

A 32-year-old Northern California man is accused of stealing a $1,900 gold nugget from an Alaska mine where he was working.

07/23/2014

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Gov. Brown To Meet Mexican Official

Gov. Jerry Brown is due to meet Mexico’s secretary of foreign affairs ahead of his trade mission to the bordering nation next week.

07/23/2014

San Mateo County officials say the man was standing in a hole he had dug in the beach when the sand caved in on him. (Kent Nishimura/Getty Images)

Man Dies After Hole He Dug In Beach Sand Collapses

26-year-old man was trapped for over 5 minutes at beach near Half Moon Bay.

07/22/2014

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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!

Friday afternoon's storm left a marvelous double rainbow over Lincoln Avenue in Carmichael. (credit: Richard Duerksen)

Turbulent April Weather

A Spring storm spawned a funnel cloud that was seen all over the Valley.

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