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Can chronic meth use lead to psychosis?

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Over the past seven years, Los Angeles jail officials have seen a nearly 50 percent increase in the number of mentally ill ...

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LA peace parades mark anniversary of Rodney King riots

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Twenty-five years ago, a jury acquitted four white police officers in the beating of black motorist Rodney King, sparking looting and violence ...

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Posted: apr. 30, 2017 6:04 p.m. | | LA peace parades  mark anniversary  of Rodney King riots Comments 0 Comments

Orca attacks on gray whales up in Monterey bay

MONTEREY (AP) — Killer whales are on an unprecedented killing spree in California’s Monterey Bay, attacking and feeding on gray whale calves, a marine biologist ...

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Shark attacks woman wading at SoCal beach

CAMP PENDLETON  (AP) — A shark attacked a woman wading in the ocean with friends, tearing away part of her upper thigh off a popular Southern ...

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Jihadist with California ties loses United States citizenship

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge revoked the U.S. citizenship of a man who prosecutors say ran a communications hub for an Egyptian terrorist ...

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Posted: apr. 24, 2017 12:20 a.m. | | Jihadist with California ties loses United States citizenship Comments 0 Comments

Democrats could tighten grip on California politics

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Republicans have a lock on power in Congress and the White House. But far across the country in California, the party of ...

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Posted: apr. 24, 2017 12:19 a.m. | | Democrats could tighten grip on  California politics Comments 0 Comments

San Francisco sports figures honored with street names

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Joe Montana passed to Dwight Clark for another memorable play on Sunday.

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Posted: apr. 24, 2017 12:01 a.m. | | San Francisco sports figures honored with  street names Comments 0 Comments

California move toward resuming executions

SACRAMENTO  (AP) — California has long been what one expert calls a “symbolic death penalty state,” one of 12 that has capital punishment on the books ...

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Posted: apr. 23, 2017 6:18 p.m. | | California move toward resuming executions Comments 0 Comments

Thousands of Californians join March for Science

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Thousands of people in cities across California took to the streets Saturday as part of the nationwide March for Science, decrying President ...

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Posted: apr. 23, 2017 6:17 p.m. | | Thousands of Californians  join March for Science Comments 0 Comments

California high-speed rail chairman steps down from job

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The chief executive officer of California’s $64 billion high-speed rail program said Friday he’s stepping down after five years seeing ...

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Posted: apr. 21, 2017 10:15 p.m. | | California high-speed rail  chairman steps down from job Comments 0 Comments

Electricity fully restored after San Francisco outage

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A San Francisco power outage that stranded people in elevators and left tens of thousands of others in the dark Friday was ...

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Posted: apr. 21, 2017 10:15 p.m. | | Electricity fully restored after San Francisco outage Comments 0 Comments

Battle for Berkeley: Will Coulter spark clash?

BERKELEY  (AP) — The word “CANCELED” is printed across a poster of Ann Coulter’s face at the University of California, Berkeley. But that appears to ...

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Posted: apr. 21, 2017 10:15 p.m. | | Battle for Berkeley:  Will Coulter  spark clash? Comments 0 Comments

Whittier College to close law school

COSTA MESA (AP) — Whittier College in Southern California is shutting down its law school.

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Posted: apr. 21, 2017 1:15 a.m. | | Whittier College to close law school Comments 0 Comments

Brown’s state agriculture board pick hit by backlash

SACRAMENTO  (AP) — Isadore Hall was a veteran Democratic legislator from Compton until he gave up his seat to run for Congress and lost. But Gov ...

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Posted: apr. 21, 2017 1:14 a.m. | | Brown’s state agriculture board pick hit by backlash Comments 0 Comments

LA budget plan has $176M to combat homelessness

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti proposed a $9.2 billion budget on Thursday, which includes $176 million specifically aimed at combatting the ...

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Posted: apr. 20, 2017 10:06 p.m. | | LA budget plan has $176M to combat  homelessness Comments 0 Comments

UC Berkeley flip-flops on Ann Coulter

BERKELEY  (AP) — University of California, Berkeley officials said Thursday they have a “grave concern” of violence on campus if Ann Coulter follows through on her ...

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University of California alleges $12M health fraud scheme

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The University of California is asking a judge to halt what it claims is a health care fraud scheme that targeted students ...

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Posted: apr. 20, 2017 10:04 p.m. | | University of California alleges  $12M health fraud scheme Comments 0 Comments

A look at the 6 films exploring the LA riots

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles erupted into the most destructive civil disturbance in US history on April 29, 1992, and the 25th anniversary is being ...

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Posted: apr. 20, 2017 10:04 p.m. | | A look at the 6 films  exploring the LA riots Comments 0 Comments

LA’s violent uprising of 1992 returns to TV 25 years later

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Toward the end of “L.A. Burning,” a new documentary about the fiery and deadly 1992 Los Angeles riots, a man who ...

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3 bids received to fix Oroville Dam

SACRAMENTO (AP) — Three construction contractors have submitted bids to fix Oroville Dam’s two damaged spillways, California water officials said Saturday.

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Posted: apr. 16, 2017 5:38 p.m. | | 3 bids received to fix Oroville Dam Comments 0 Comments

For some Californians, effects of punishing drought not over

HANFORD  (AP) — Knee-high tufts of grass dot the streets of Hardwick, a rural neighborhood with a few dozen homes hemmed in by vineyards and walnut ...

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Posted: apr. 16, 2017 5:37 p.m. | | For some Californians, effects  of punishing drought not over Comments 0 Comments

Move to lower voting age to 17

SACRAMENTO (AP) — Donald Trump’s characterization of Mexican immigrants as criminals and rapists during his presidential campaign angered Heidi Sainz, whose family is from Mexico ...

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Ex-Yosemite chief belittled female workers

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK  (AP) — The former superintendent of Yosemite National Park created a hostile workplace by belittling employees, using words such as “stupid,” ‘’bozo” and ...

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Posted: apr. 10, 2017 7:22 p.m. | | Ex-Yosemite chief belittled female workers Comments 0 Comments

2 dead after SUV slams into people

CHINO  (AP) — An SUV has slammed into a group of pedestrians in a church parking lot in California, killing two people and injuring several others.

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Posted: apr. 10, 2017 7:22 p.m. | | 2 dead after SUV slams  into people Comments 0 Comments

Teacher, boy die when husband opens fire in special education class

SAN BERNARDINO  (AP) — A man walked into his estranged wife’s elementary school classroom in San Bernardino and opened fire without saying a word, killing ...

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Posted: apr. 10, 2017 7:22 p.m. | | Teacher, boy die when  husband opens fire in special education class Comments 0 Comments

Ex-California tribal leader sentenced to death in killings

ALTURAS  (AP) — The former leader of a small Northern California Indian tribe was sentenced to death Monday for fatally shooting four people and trying to ...

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Posted: apr. 10, 2017 7:22 p.m. | | Ex-California tribal leader sentenced to death in killings Comments 0 Comments

Divers find more body parts in search for missing woman

REDDING (AP) — Divers found a human leg attached to a cinder block and other body parts at a lake in Northern California, and authorities believe ...

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Posted: apr. 02, 2017 5:55 p.m. | | Divers find more body parts  in search for missing woman Comments 0 Comments

Driver dies after slamming into back of fire truck

ANTIOCH  (AP) — Authorities in Northern California say a driver was killed when he rammed his SUV into the back of a fire truck stopped at ...

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Posted: apr. 02, 2017 5:55 p.m. | | Driver dies after slamming into  back of fire truck Comments 0 Comments

South state rescuers on lookout for tangled whale

DANA POINT (AP) — Boaters were asked Sunday to be on the lookout for a gray whale tangled in an unknown material heading north along Southern ...

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Posted: apr. 02, 2017 5:55 p.m. | | South state rescuers on lookout for tangled whale Comments 0 Comments

Tesla reports record auto deliveries in 1st quarter

PALO ALTO (AP) — Electric car maker Tesla Inc. says it delivered a record 25,000 vehicles in the first quarter, up 69 percent from the ...

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Posted: apr. 02, 2017 5:54 p.m. | | Tesla reports  record auto deliveries in 1st quarter Comments 0 Comments

UC Berkeley chancellor making $517K took $5,000 in fitness freebies

BERKELEY (AP) — The outgoing leader of the University of California’s Berkeley campus improperly accepted free benefits, mostly related to personal fitness, an investigation found.

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Posted: mar. 26, 2017 5:36 p.m. | | UC Berkeley chancellor making $517K took $5,000 in fitness freebies Comments 0 Comments

Podiatrist who set free throws world record dies at age 94

LONG BEACH  (AP) — A California podiatrist who made history when he shot 2,750 consecutive free throws has died. He was 94.

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Berkeley killing renews debate over use of gender pronouns

BERKELEY (AP) — Pablo Gomez Jr. was a University of California, Berkeley, senior majoring in Latino studies and a prominent campus activist when authorities say he ...

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Posted: mar. 26, 2017 5:35 p.m. | | Berkeley killing renews debate  over use of gender pronouns Comments 0 Comments

Wells Fargo: All ATMs will take phone codes, not just cards

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Wells Fargo plans to upgrade all 13,000 of its ATMs next week to allow customers to access their funds using their ...

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Posted: mar. 21, 2017 6:11 p.m. | | Wells Fargo: All ATMs will  take phone  codes, not just cards Comments 0 Comments

Uber vows to, become more humane company

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber is vowing to head down a new road and become a more humane company following a wave of ugly developments, including ...

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Los Angeles mayor expands city protections for illegals

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mayor Eric Garcetti on Tuesday expanded protections for immigrants who are in the country illegally, emphasizing the city’s refusal to help ...

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Anne Frank Center wants Tim Allen apology on remark

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Anne Frank Center for Mutual Respect is calling on Tim Allen to apologize for comparing the experience of being a conservative ...

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Posted: mar. 21, 2017 6:10 p.m. | | Anne Frank Center wants Tim Allen apology  on remark Comments 0 Comments

Singer Wyclef Jean says he was mistaken for robbery suspect

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Grammy-winning musician Wyclef Jean said he was handcuffed and “treated like a criminal” when Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies mistook him ...

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Posted: mar. 21, 2017 6:10 p.m. | | Singer Wyclef Jean says he was mistaken for robbery suspect Comments 0 Comments

Changes sought to juvenile justice system

SACRAMENTO . (AP) — California should start treating juvenile offenders more like children, state lawmakers said Monday as they promoted bills that they said reflect research showing ...

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Malibu is now a sanctuary city

MALIBU  (AP) — Taking a stand in the national debate over illegal immigration, Malibu has joined the ranks of sanctuary cities.

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Posted: mar. 20, 2017 7:39 p.m. | | Malibu is now a sanctuary city Comments 0 Comments

$3B parks bond on 2018 ballot

SACRAMENTO  (AP) — The California Assembly narrowly voted Monday to put a measure seeking $3 billion in bonds for parks on the 2018 ballot.

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Posted: mar. 20, 2017 7:39 p.m. | | $3B parks bond on 2018 ballot Comments 0 Comments

Spring showers, gusty winds expected

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — After several weeks of dry weather, the start of spring will bring rain showers throughout California this week, forecasters said Monday.

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Carlsbad plans to scan license plates to boost public safety

CARLSBAD  (AP) — A California city plans to scan the license plates of all incoming cars by placing stationary cameras at key intersections in a bid ...

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Posted: mar. 20, 2017 7:39 p.m. | | Carlsbad plans to scan license plates to boost public safety Comments 0 Comments

Sierra runoff threatens Owen Valley

BISHOP (AP) — The threat of destructive flooding from a monstrous Sierra Nevada snowpack that supplies Los Angeles with its water led Mayor Eric Garcetti to ...

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Stockton lawmaker wants tax rich to fund tuition-free college

SACRAMENTO  (AP) — Some California Democrats want to make college tuition free for in-state students by taxing very wealthy residents.

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Posted: mar. 20, 2017 7:13 p.m. | | Stockton lawmaker wants tax  rich to fund tuition-free college Comments 0 Comments

Water ferry, more buses sought for Lake Tahoe

TRUCKEE (AP) — Regional planners developing a comprehensive transportation blueprint for Lake Tahoe over the next two decades say the shortage of public parking spaces is ...

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Federal court gives students chance to parry with judges

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Arguing a case before a panel of federal appeals-court judges can be daunting even for experienced lawyers. Their clients often have much ...

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Posted: mar. 19, 2017 6:12 p.m. | | Federal court gives students chance to parry with judges Comments 0 Comments

SF library workers may get training to stop overdoses

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco public library staffers may soon be trained to administer medication to reverse heroin overdoses among the growing number of opioid ...

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Former Tulare dairy farmer leads Trump- Russia investigation

TULARE (AP) — Devin Nunes once said all he wanted to do was work on a dairy farm.

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Posted: mar. 19, 2017 6:12 p.m. | | Former Tulare dairy farmer leads Trump- Russia investigation Comments 0 Comments

BID TO SAVE SALTON SEA

SAN DIEGO (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown’s administration on Thursday proposed spending nearly $400 million over 10 years to slow the shrinking of the ...

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Posted: mar. 16, 2017 9:07 p.m. | | BID TO SAVE SALTON SEA Comments 0 Comments

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