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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

Hidden Cash's teaser for its hunt at a SoCal beach. (Credit: @HiddenCash)

@HiddenCash To Pay For Park Trampled By Money Hunt

When the man with the Twitter handle @HiddenCash moved his scavenger hunt to Whittier, California, a thousand people trampled through Penn Park seeking free money.

07/16/2014

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Water Use In California Increases Amid Severe Drought

Californians increased water consumption this year during the severe drought, despite pleas from the governor to conserve, fallowed farm fields and reservoirs that are quickly draining, according to a report released Tuesday.

07/15/2014

Police close off the scene near where three children were found murdered. Their mother is in custody. (Credit: CBSLA)

California Mom Arrested In Killing Of 3 Girls

Several knives were recovered at a gruesome scene in Southern California where a mother was arrested in the killing of her three young daughters and taken from the scene covered in blood and wearing only a blanket, authorities and witnesses said.

05/21/2014

Scene of the bus crash that killed 4 people. Credit: CBSLA

4 Dead, Several Injured In SoCal Bus Crash

Four people were killed and several more suffered serious injuries when a passenger bus overturned on Interstate 10 in Southern California near the Arizona border, authorities said.

05/21/2014

One customer says he was charged $4,050 for one CrunchTada Pizza and two beef tacos. (Getty Images)

Computer Glitch Charges Del Taco Customers Thousands Of Dollars

About 150 people who ate at a Southern California Del Taco found huge charges on their credit cards or ATM cards.

04/19/2014

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About 100 Arrested In Southern California Brawl

About 100 people were arrested and at least 44 people were taken to the hospital during a weekend college party in Southern California that devolved into a rock- and bottle-throwing melee, authorities said.

04/06/2014

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7.5 Quake On California Fault Could Be Disastrous

Experts say a bigger earthquake along the lesser-known fault that gave Southern California a moderate shake could do more damage to the region than the long-dreaded “Big One” from the more famous San Andreas Fault.

03/30/2014

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Quake Forces Evacuations In Southern California; 4.1 Aftershock Hits Saturday

A moderate earthquake that rattled a swath of Southern California forced several dozen people in one community out of their homes after firefighters discovered foundation problems that made the buildings unsafe to enter, authorities said Saturday.

03/29/2014

A House panel will ask farmers and community leaders for input into relieving the state's drought. (Getty Images)

California Hosting Congressional Hearing On Drought

House committee will hear from farmers, communities leaders and state officials.

03/19/2014

File photo of an Asiana Airlines plane. (Photo by PARK JI-HWAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Pilots Complain Of Brightness From Huge Solar Farm

Pilots flying over the world’s largest solar power plant in the Mojave Desert have complained of nearly blinding glare from the sun’s reflection off its vast array of mirrors.

03/15/2014

File photo. (Credit: Robert King/Getty Images)

Search For Fontana Dog-Killing Cougar Called Off

Southern California authorities have ended the search for a mountain lion that killed a dog and repeatedly approached police officers.

03/06/2014

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