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California Shuts Down Oil Wells to Protect Ground Water
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California Shuts Down Oil Wells to Protect Ground Water

A dozen wells used to pump oil-and-gas in California's Central Valley have been ordered to stop production to protect underground drinking-water from contamination, officials said Tuesday. Read »

20 minutes ago
Prosthetic Leg Stolen From Paralympic Hopeful

Prosthetic Leg Stolen From Paralympic Hopeful

A United State Paralympic hopeful is asking the public for help in finding his running blade -- a prosthetic leg he... Watch »

20 minutes ago
Homeless Man Killed by LAPD Robbed Bank, Stole Identity

Homeless Man Killed by LAPD Robbed Bank, Stole Identity

A homeless man who was killed by Los Angeles police on Skid Row was living under an assumed name and was wanted for... Read »

Mar 3, 2015
Avid Fans Gather for Chargers Stadium Meeting

Avid Fans Gather for Chargers Stadium Meeting

Later tonight, Faulconer’s Stadium Advisory Committee will hear from fans at a public meeting at Qualcomm Stadium. Watch »

Mar 2, 2015
Car Slams Into Pet Clinic in Campbell

Car Slams Into Pet Clinic in Campbell

A South Bay vet emergency clinic says they try to prepare for the worst but no one ever expected this to happen. Watch »

49 minutes ago
Jahi's Family Alleges Medical Negligence

Jahi's Family Alleges Medical Negligence

A little more than a year after a then-13-year-old Oakland girl was declared brain dead, Jahi McMath's family filed... Watch »

Mar 3, 2015
Push For 11th UC Campus to Focus on Science and Tech

Push For 11th UC Campus to Focus on Science and Tech

There’s a new push for an 11th University of California campus, one focused exclusively on science and technology. Read »

Mar 3, 2015
Calif. Drought Linked to Human-Caused Warming: Study

Calif. Drought Linked to Human-Caused Warming: Study

A new study published Monday suggests human-caused climate warming is driving the drought that has crippled much of... Read »

Mar 2, 2015
Sierra LaMar Search Suspended: Family

Sierra LaMar Search Suspended: Family

The nearly three-year search for Sierra LaMar will soon be called off, her family announced Monday. Watch »

Mar 2, 2015
Court Strikes Down Blanket Ban on Where Sex Offenders Can Reside

Court Strikes Down Blanket Ban on Where Sex Offenders Can Reside

The California Supreme Court has ruled that state corrections officials can't prohibit all registered sex offenders... Read »

Mar 2, 2015
Child Thrown from Vehicle in Otay Mesa Crash

Child Thrown from Vehicle in Otay Mesa Crash

A woman inside her house ran out to find the boy crying, she said. Read »

Feb 28, 2015
New App Lets Patients Receive Diagnosis Through Phone

New App Lets Patients Receive Diagnosis Through Phone

Patients can video call with a licensed doctor in their area with a few quick taps of their fingers. Watch »

Mar 1, 2015
Yahoo! Turns 20 With a Yodel

Yahoo! Turns 20 With a Yodel

Sunnyvale-based Yahoo is celebrating its 20th anniversary on Monday, and the employees — and the Nasdaq bell in New... Watch »

Mar 2, 2015
2 in Penngrove Murder Chased by Cops, 3rd Suspect Arrested

2 in Penngrove Murder Chased by Cops, 3rd Suspect Arrested

Two suspects in the murder of a Penngrove woman led authorities on a pursuit from Riverside County to Arizona that... Read »

Mar 1, 2015
Pet Pit Bull Leaves Owner Seriously Injured in NoCal

Pet Pit Bull Leaves Owner Seriously Injured in NoCal

A 40-year-old woman was airlifted to the hospital after suffering serious injuries from a dog attack Sunday morning... Watch »

Mar 1, 2015
$6K Reward to Find Who Threw Out Dogs in Sand Bags

$6K Reward to Find Who Threw Out Dogs in Sand Bags

A $6,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of the person who threw two dogs in sand bags... Read »

Mar 1, 2015
Hailstorm Rolls Through South Bay

Hailstorm Rolls Through South Bay

Parts of the South Bay turned into a winter wonderland as a slow-moving storm dumped hail on San Jose hillsides... Read »

Mar 1, 2015
Exclusive: MTS Officers Refuse to Help on Video

Exclusive: MTS Officers Refuse to Help on Video

Video shows several MTS officers were seen standing at a trolley stop downtown apparently next to a bleeding man. Read »

Feb 28, 2015
Mother Charged in Death of Infant Found in Calif. Swamp

Mother Charged in Death of Infant Found in Calif. Swamp

Police have arrested the mother of a 20-day-old boy found dead in a swampy area near the Sacramento River in... Read »

Mar 1, 2015
Government Workers Steal $2.4M in Gas: Audit

Government Workers Steal $2.4M in Gas: Audit

Federal workers, including two from Southern California, have illegally purchased more than $2.4 million worth of... Watch »

Feb 27, 2015

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