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Ex-Attorney Pleads Guilty in Bizarre Vallejo Kidnapping

Ex-Attorney Pleads Guilty in Bizarre Vallejo Kidnapping

A disbarred Harvard University-trained attorney pleaded guilty Thursday to kidnapping in a bizarre case that police in California initially dismissed as a hoax.

6 hours ago

Yosemite Chief Retiring Amid Complaints of Hostile Workplace

Yosemite Chief Retiring Amid Complaints of Hostile Workplace

The head of Yosemite National Park is retiring following employee complaints that he created a hostile workplace by allowing bullying, harassment and other misconduct, allegations also raised in other popular...

2 hours ago

Knott's Berry Farm Closes Attraction Amid Accusations

Knott's Berry Farm Closes Attraction Amid Accusations

A Halloween attraction at two California amusement parks has been closed amid accusations that it was offensive to the mentally ill.

Wednesday, Sep 28, 2016 at 10:11 PM PDT

CA Doctors Will Have to Consult Prescription Drug Database

CA Doctors Will Have to Consult Prescription Drug Database

A bill requiring doctors to check the state’s narcotics database before they prescribe controlled substances for new patients was signed into law this week.

Thursday, Sep 29, 2016 at 04:51 AM PDT

Who Was Alfred Olango?

Who Was Alfred Olango?

Friends say he was an Ugandan refugee who friends say came to the U.S. at the age of 12 in search of protection

Thursday, Sep 29, 2016 at 04:41 AM PDT

California Governor Signs Bill Dumping Rape Reporting Limit

California Governor Signs Bill Dumping Rape Reporting Limit

The emotional stories of women who say they were sexually assaulted more than a decade ago by Bill Cosby prompted California state lawmakers to approve a bill to eliminate the state's 10-year limit on filing...

Wednesday, Sep 28, 2016 at 12:53 PM PDT

Treasurer Sanctions Wells Fargo, Suspends Business

Treasurer Sanctions Wells Fargo, Suspends Business

California’s State Treasurer on Wednesday sanctioned Wells Fargo and ordered the suspension of business relationships between his office and the bank for one year after a scandal that has rocked the nation over...

Wednesday, Sep 28, 2016 at 06:59 AM PDT

Loma Fire Timelapse

Loma Fire Timelapse

A timelapse of the Loma Fire in the Santa Cruz mountains. Mandatory evacuations were ordered Tuesday morning for Santa Cruz Mountain residents living near the Loma Fire, which had charred 2,000 acres and was...

Thursday, Sep 29, 2016 at 10:06 AM PDT

Cooler Temps to Aid in Fight Against Santa Cruz Mountains Wildfire

Cooler Temps to Aid in Fight Against Santa Cruz Mountains Wildfire

Cooler temperatures this week and possible showers this weekend are expected to give hundreds of Cal Fire firefighters a much-needed boost in fighting the Loma Fire in the Santa Cruz Mountains, which by early...

Wednesday, Sep 28, 2016 at 05:20 AM PDT

Marshes Fire Forces Evacuations in Tuolumne County

Marshes Fire Forces Evacuations in Tuolumne County

A wildfire burning in California's Tuolumne County grew to 930 acres Tuesday morning, forcing evacuations and road closures. The fire, dubbed the Marshes Fire, remains at zero containment. Highway 49 is...

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