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9th Circuit tackles senility of federal judges head on

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Now 84, federal appellate court Judge William Canby made the difficult decision a few years ago to mostly stop hearing cases after a 30-year career. He was sharp and healthy, but didn't want to risk mental decline that would lead him to make mistakes, he said.

November 08, 2015 | | State


Startup looking to build $1B factory

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The luxury electric car market may be small, but it's lucrative enough to get another jolt - this time from a mysterious startup that says it wants to re-imagine how people interact with their autos.

November 08, 2015 | | State


Trump’s unorthodox campaign takes new twist on ‘SNL’ show

NEW YORK (AP) - Donald Trump's unorthodox campaign for president will take another unusual step this weekend when he takes a break from typical campaigning to host "Saturday Night Live."

November 06, 2015 | | State


Extensive sexting at Colorado school leads to suspensions

DENVER (AP) - Officials investigating an apparently extensive case of sexting at a southern Colorado high school are urging parents to check their children's phones for explicit selfies and talk to them about the risk of the photos becoming public.

November 06, 2015 | | State


DEATH PENALTY

SACRAMENTO . (AP) - As states deal with a nationwide shortage of execution drugs, California proposed Friday to allow corrections officials to choose one of four types of powerful barbiturates to execute prisoners on death row, depending on which one is available.

November 06, 2015 | | State


No warning for UC Merced rampage

MERCED (AP) - There was no outward warning that a quiet 18-year-old would burst into a university classroom and slash fellow students over a dispute about a study group, investigators say.

November 06, 2015 | | State


Border agency staff rejects body cameras

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Customs and Border Protection staff concluded after an internal review that agents and officers shouldn't be required to wear body cameras, positioning the nation's largest law enforcement agency as a counterweight to a growing number of police forces that use the devices to promote public trust and accountability.

November 06, 2015 | | State


Berkeley High student made racist post that led to walkout

BERKELEY (AP) - A 15-year-old student has admitted to posting a racist message that prompted a large student walkout at Berkeley High School.

November 06, 2015 | | State


Move afoot to end killer whale captivity

SAN DIEGO (AP) - A California congressman announced Friday that he is planning federal legislation that aims to phase out the captivity of killer whales by banning breeding, importing and exporting the animals for public display.

November 06, 2015 | | State


Wind, piano chamber group performs Nov. 15 in Manteca

Frequency 49 is performing next for the Manteca Kindred Arts Concert Series.

November 06, 2015 | | State


UC MERCED ATTACK

MERCED (AP) - A college freshman angered over his eviction from University of California, Merced a study group planned to kill a police officer, steal a gun and shoot those who had evicted him, according to a document found on his body after police shot him dead.

November 05, 2015 | | State


Berkeley High students walk out over racist post

BERKELEY (AP) - At least 2,000 of Berkeley High School students walked out of class Thursday in protest of a racist message left on a computer screen a day earlier, district officials said.

November 05, 2015 | | State


Environmental groups slam Brown for use of state workers

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - California Gov. Jerry Brown's office says he was interested in the geology of his family ranch when he asked state oil regulators to research and map the makeup and drilling history of the land.

November 05, 2015 | | State


Cold air mass brings freeze, frost to parts of California

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A cold, dry air mass has settled over California in the aftermath of the storm that brought widespread rain and snow to the state.

November 05, 2015 | | State


Settlement reached in California suit on public school learning time

LOS ANGELES (AP) - State officials will track when students are assigned to classes in which they are given chores or allowed to leave early instead of provided instruction under the terms of a settlement reached Thursday in a class action lawsuit.

November 05, 2015 | | State


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California officials focus on water conservation amid storms

FRESNO (AP) - State regulators said Tuesday they are confident that residents of drought-stricken California will meet long-term water conservation goals but worried that the onslaught ...

January 05, 2016 | | State


Reward in Mosque firebombing

TRACY (AP) - The FBI has offered a $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrests of the people who threw a Molotov cocktail at ...

January 05, 2016 | | State


HERE COME EL NINO STORMS

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - After all the talk, El Nino storms have finally lined up over the Pacific and started soaking drought-parched California with rain expected ...

January 04, 2016 | | State


State lawmakers push $2B plan to aid homeless

SACRAMENTO (AP) - California would spend more than $2 billion on permanent housing to help the nation's largest homeless population, under a proposal outlined by ...

January 04, 2016 | | State


‘American Idol’ swan Song after 15 seasons

LOS ANGELES (AP) - It started on June 11, 2002, with a couple of unfamiliar hosts posing in an empty theater and making an overblown declaration ...

January 04, 2016 | | State


Ink & watercolors highlight next Grand Theatre exhibit

TRACY – The Grand Theatre Center for the Arts presents an exhibition surveying 15 years of ink and watercolor works, titled "Drawn from Nature – California Landscapes ...

January 04, 2016 | | State


Workers return to San Bernardino offices following massacre

SAN BERNARDINO (AP) - Behind a chain-link fence and under heavy security, workers on Monday returned to their offices at the San Bernardino campus where 14 ...

January 04, 2016 | | State


Spree suspect critically wounded by police

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A man critically wounded in an officer-involved shooting on a Los Angeles-area freeway following a police pursuit and a crash on Monday ...

January 04, 2016 | | State


Right-to-die foes fail to make ballot

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Opponents of a new California law that will allow terminally ill patients to legally end their own lives say they did not collect ...

January 04, 2016 | | State


Woman dies trying to save her dogs

SANGER (AP) - Authorities say a woman was killed in a Central California fire after running back into her home to save her dogs that had ...

January 03, 2016 | | State


2 of 3 killed at SoCal cemetery were married

ONTARIO (AP) - Authorities say a man and a woman killed by a former in-law in a murder-suicide at a Southern California cemetery were a married ...

January 03, 2016 | | State


California lawmakers return with full plate of heady issues

SACRAMENTO (AP) - California lawmakers return to the Capitol Monday facing two of the most vexing problems from last year: a looming $1 billion hole in ...

January 03, 2016 | | State


Storms to bring rain, snow to state all week

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Light rain began falling north of San Francisco on Sunday in what forecasters said was the first sign of a series of ...

January 03, 2016 | | State


Forest Service reviews Nestle bottling plant

SAN BERNARDINO (AP) - The U.S. Forest Service has begun an environmental review of Nestle Waters North America's bottling operations in Southern California's ...

January 03, 2016 | | State


Amid drought, LA eyes ‘swamp cooler’ upgrades

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Old-school cooling systems on the roofs of larger Los Angeles buildings may be wasting billions of gallons of water each year.

January 03, 2016 | | State


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