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BASE Jumper's Girlfriend Heard 'Thwack' During Deadly Jump

BASE Jumper's Girlfriend Heard 'Thwack' During Deadly Jump

Video from a helmet camera worn by renowned climber Dean Potter as he and his friend Grahm Hunt attempted an illegal jump off a cliff at Yosemite National Park might show what caused them to crash to their deaths Saturday, park officials said. Footage from the GoPro camera... Read »

6 hours ago
Runaway Jeep From Car Wash Crosses Lanes on Hwy. 101

Runaway Jeep From Car Wash Crosses Lanes on Hwy. 101

The California Highway Patrol is investigating a Greenbrae car wash employee's claim that a Jeep suddenly... Watch »

Aug 3, 2015
Driver Rescued From Caltrain Tracks Arrested for DUI

Driver Rescued From Caltrain Tracks Arrested for DUI

The 20-year-old whose life was saved Monday night when deputies pulled him out of the path of an oncoming Caltrain... Read »

2 hours ago
Suspect Dead After OC Deputy-Involved Shooting

Suspect Dead After OC Deputy-Involved Shooting

The incident happened at approximately 12:09 p.m. on SB I-5 near Las Pulgas Road. Read »

33 minutes ago
Rocky Fire Blazes Into New Territory as Total Area Charred Grows to 65K Acres

Rocky Fire Blazes Into New Territory as Total Area Charred Grows to 65K...

The Rocky Fire raging in Northern California blazed through unprecedented territory as it grew by 3,000 acres... Read »

3 hours ago
Driver Dies in Hot Rod Crash

Driver Dies in Hot Rod Crash

A hot rod crashed along State Route 67 Sunday, driving off the shoulder onto a frontage road and killing the... Watch »

Aug 3, 2015
Community Howls at Moon for Maddy Middleton

Community Howls at Moon for Maddy Middleton

From Santa Cruz to San Jose, from New Orleans to Hawaii, people across the country howled at the blue moon on Friday... Read »

Aug 3, 2015
Dead Whale in Pacifica May Have Been Hit by Passing Ship

Dead Whale in Pacifica May Have Been Hit by Passing Ship

A dead humpback whale washed ashore on a beach in Pacifica, dispatchers said Sunday. Watch »

Aug 2, 2015
13,000 in California Urged to Flee Wildfires

13,000 in California Urged to Flee Wildfires

The Rocky Fire racing across Northern California had burned 62,000 acres and was 12 percent contained as of Monday... Watch »

Aug 4, 2015
Massive California Fire Swells to 54,000 Acres

Massive California Fire Swells to 54,000 Acres

Northern California's Rocky Fire jumped 20,000 acres overnight, charring 54,000 acres as of Sunday night, Cal Fire... Watch »

Aug 3, 2015
CA Nat'l Parks Have Worst Air Quality of Nation's Parks

CA Nat'l Parks Have Worst Air Quality of Nation's Parks

For at least one month a year, visitors to four California parks breathe air that is unhealthy for most visitors and... Read »

Aug 3, 2015
SF Zoo Penguins Graduate From Fish School

SF Zoo Penguins Graduate From Fish School

Two Magellanic penguin chicks graduated from the San Francisco Zoo's "fish school" Saturday morning, a zoo... Read »

Aug 1, 2015
Gov. Declares State of Emergency in California Due to Wildfires

Gov. Declares State of Emergency in California Due to Wildfires

Gov. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency Friday in response to severe wildfires burning across the state... Read »

Jul 31, 2015
Zoo Hopes to Breed Rhinos Through Frozen Zoo

Zoo Hopes to Breed Rhinos Through Frozen Zoo

Following the death of an elderly white rhino at the Dvůr Králové zoo in the Czech Republic, Nola, a northern white... Watch »

Jul 31, 2015

Starving Animals Rescued From Moss Landing Ranch

PHOTOS: Starving Animals Rescued From Moss Landing Ranch View »

Jul 31, 2015
Over 100 Starving Animals Rescued From Ranch

Over 100 Starving Animals Rescued From Ranch

More than 100 emaciated cows, goats, sheep, hens, ducks, pigs, dogs and cats were rescued from a squalid... Read »

Jul 31, 2015
F-35B Stealth Fighter Jet Ready for Combat

F-35B Stealth Fighter Jet Ready for Combat

The military's most costly weapons system and latest stealth fighter jet, the F-35B is combat-ready. Read »

Jul 31, 2015
Gov. Brown Allows Parole for School Bus Hijacker

Gov. Brown Allows Parole for School Bus Hijacker

California Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday allowed parole for one of three men convicted in the 1976 kidnapping of... Read »

Jul 31, 2015
California Couple Secretly Marries at Disneyland

California Couple Secretly Marries at Disneyland

Oakland residents Lex Emmanuel and Emily Rose successfully held a secret wedding in Disneyland. Read »

Jul 30, 2015
Legoland Adding Ninja-Themed Attraction

Legoland Adding Ninja-Themed Attraction

Legoland California Resort plans to add new theme area and ride based on the popular Lego Ninjago toys and cartoon... Read »

Jul 29, 2015

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