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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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Housing costs cerate teacher shortages

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - As the days get shorter, first grade teacher Esmeralda Jiménez watches the dimming afternoon sky outside her classroom window the way ...

January 03, 2016 | | State


Security concerns, temperatures don’t take fun out of parade

PASADENA (AP) - The flower-drenched Rose Parade rolled with few hitches Friday under cloudless blue skies to the delight of hundreds of thousands of fans, some ...

January 01, 2016 | | State


Dungeness crabs safe to eat in parts of California

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - People in Southern and Central California were able to feast on Dungeness and rock crabs on New Year's Day.

January 01, 2016 | | State


California condor that helped save species released

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Banking into the wind and then gliding out of sight, a male California condor flew back into the wild after a captive ...

January 01, 2016 | | State


Mom of ‘affluenza’ teen is jailed in LA

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The mother of a fugitive Texas teen known for using an "affluenza" defense in a fatal drunken-driving accident will likely remain jailed ...

January 01, 2016 | | State


No muscle to wildfire safety rules

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Amid the most destructive wildfire season in more than a decade, California's firefighting agency amped up its warnings to thousands of property ...

December 30, 2015 | | State


San Bernardino Shooter’s friend indicted on gun, terrorism charges

RIVERSIDE (AP) - A friend of one of the shooters in the San Bernardino massacre that killed 14 people was indicted Wednesday on charges that include ...

December 30, 2015 | | State


California snowpack at 136 percent of normal

ECHO SUMMIT (AP) - The water content of the Sierra Nevada snowpack in drought-stricken California was 136 percent of normal Wednesday when officials took the winter ...

December 30, 2015 | | State


California gets more time to meet federal ID Act rules

SACRAMENTO (AP) - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security granted a last-minute extension giving California more time to comply with the federal Real ID Act ...

December 30, 2015 | | State


Magnitude-4.4 earthquake shakes south state suburbs

SAN BERNARDINO (AP) - A moderate earthquake shook an inland area of Southern California near San Bernardino on Tuesday night, giving a start to thousands across ...

December 29, 2015 | | State


LA County ends ‘potty watch’ for jail inmates

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A Los Angeles County jail has ended a policy of chaining inmates to a wall - sometimes for as long as 11 hours ...

December 29, 2015 | | State


Jim Carter serves ‘Downton Abbey’ as its beloved butler

NEW YORK (AP) - In the grand domain of splendid characters at Downton Abbey, Mr. Carson is perhaps the first among equals. Among the superb cast ...

December 29, 2015 | | State


Did firefighter get buzzed at training event?

SAN DIEGO (AP) - A San Diego firefighter is challenging discipline he received after getting drunk at a department-sponsored training event, arguing that there is no ...

December 29, 2015 | | State


Elephant seal that crossed freeway sedated

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Rescue crews in Northern California tranquilized a wayward seal that snarled traffic for two days by trying to cross a highway several ...

December 29, 2015 | | State


SQUEEZING OUT BLACKS

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Tired of paying nearly $4,000 a month for a one-bedroom in San Francisco's popular South of Market district, two newlyweds ...

December 29, 2015 | | State


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