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Medieval Brew’s Resurgence Has People Clamoring For A Tankard Of Mead

There are folk songs that date to the medieval times that mention mead, but you don’t have to take a trip back in time to get a glass. Local bars and restaurants are seeing a spike in sales of the honey wine.

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

Surveillance footage of the car used to drop off the suspects. (Credit: Stockton P.D.)

Police Seek Driver In Deadly Stockton Bank Heist

While police in the Northern California city of Stockton searched Saturday for an accomplice in a bank robbery that led to a police chase and deadly shootout, investigators said they suspect the same men carried out other area bank heists, including one at the same branch hit this week.

07/19/2014

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)

AP Exclusive: Wildfire Citations Applied Unevenly

Gary Bennett spent much of the last three decades preparing his property in Napa County for the day when a wildfire would sweep over the hill, including clearing brush and grass around his three-bedroom home in a scenic canyon 85 miles north of San Francisco.

07/19/2014

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Bully Fire Threatens Dozens More Homes

A stubborn wildfire in Northern California that authorities blamed on marijuana-growing activity is threatening dozens of additional homes.

07/16/2014

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Shasta County Fire Continues To Grow; Prompts New Set Of Evacuations

A wildfire in Northern California that authorities say was sparked by exhaust from a truck prompted a new set of evacuations on Monday, as it continued to grow.

07/14/2014

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State Charges Against ‘Hot Convict’ Dropped In Favor Of Federal Charges

State charges against “Hot Convict” Jeremy Meeks have been dropped in favor of federal charges. The decision was announced in a court hearing Tuesday.

07/08/2014

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Receding Lake Oroville Waters Leave Artifacts Exposed For Looters

Jana Frazier with the Department of Water Resources is happy to show off tribal and Gold Rush artifacts at the Lake Oroville Visitors Center. But she’s worried about artifacts that can be found in a lower-than-normal Lake Oroville.

07/07/2014

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Monticello Fire Near Lake Berryessa 35% Contained

Crews battling a wildfire burning in a rugged patch of far Northern California were facing another day of triple-digit temperatures and gusty winds Monday as officials warned that the flames could again threaten homes.

07/07/2014

audrie's law

Lawmaker Modifies Bill Targeting Those Who Assault Unconscious Victims

A bill responding to the sexual assault of a Northern California teenager who committed suicide after a photo of the attack was posted on social media was amended Tuesday to remove a mandatory two-year sentence for juvenile offenders.

06/24/2014

The sale of the coins (pictured here) is now being handled by a Tiburon company that specializes in rare coin auctions. Credit: Kagin Inc./KPIX

California Couple’s Buried Gold Coins Up For Sale

A treasure trove of rare gold coins discovered by a California couple out walking their dog has gone on sale, with one coin selling for $15,000 on Tuesday.

05/28/2014

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Cool Weather Continues Today, Warming Trend Begins Tomorrow

Enjoy the cool down we’ve had over the last couple of days because things will heat up beginning on Wednesday.

05/20/2014

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