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San Joaquin Valley Hit Hard by Drought

San Joaquin Valley Hit Hard by Drought

What is arguably the world's richest farming region, the San Joaquin Valley that begins 80 miles north of... Watch »

Sep 1, 2014
Baby Gorilla Crawling, Eating, Growing

Baby Gorilla Crawling, Eating, Growing

Like an active, healthy toddler, the San Diego Zoo Safari Park’s baby gorilla is growing by leaps and bounds,... Read »

Aug 30, 2014
Why You Should Buy Renter's Insurance

Why You Should Buy Renter's Insurance

Renters should have their own insurance and not rely on their landlord. Watch »

Aug 30, 2014
Security Officers in Trolley Beating Video Fired

Security Officers in Trolley Beating Video Fired

The two security officers caught on camera hitting and wrestling a man aboard a moving trolley have been fired, the... Read »

Aug 30, 2014
California to Appeal Teacher Tenure Ruling

California to Appeal Teacher Tenure Ruling

California Gov. Jerry Brown late Friday appealed a court ruling that struck down tenure and other job... Read »

Aug 29, 2014
SF Street Artists Sue Roberto Cavalli

SF Street Artists Sue Roberto Cavalli

Roberto Cavalli has been sued by three Mission District muralists, who allege that the Italian fashion... Read »

Aug 30, 2014
Teen Indicted on Charge of Shining Laser at CHP Copter

Teen Indicted on Charge of Shining Laser at CHP Copter

An 18-year-old Oakland man is due to be arraigned in federal court on Sept. 5 on a charge of shining a laser pointer... Read »

Aug 29, 2014
Video at Napa Train Yard Shows Violent Shaking from Quake

Video at Napa Train Yard Shows Violent Shaking from Quake

New video taken from cameras at the yard that houses the Napa Valley Wine Train shows how strong the quake was felt... Read »

Aug 31, 2014
NorCal's Best Pot Smuggled Out of State: Report

NorCal's Best Pot Smuggled Out of State: Report

California's best outdoor marijuana is being smuggled out-of-state to Colorado and Washington, VICE reports. Read »

Aug 30, 2014
Woman in Golf Cart Killed on Private School Campus

Woman in Golf Cart Killed on Private School Campus

A woman was killed in a collision between a golf cart and a pickup truck on the campus of a private school in... Read »

Aug 29, 2014
Pediatric Nurse Accused of Molesting Newborn Foster Child Showed Friend Baby's Room

Pediatric Nurse Accused of Molesting Newborn Foster Child Showed Friend...

A longtime friend of a San Diego nurse accused of molesting a 2-month-old foster child said she visited the suspect... Watch »

Aug 30, 2014
Driver in Deadly Hit-and-Run Has Expired License: Clerk

Driver in Deadly Hit-and-Run Has Expired License: Clerk

The driver in an Oceanside hit-and-run crash that killed an active-duty Marine should not have been behind... Watch »

Aug 29, 2014
100-Year-Old Tortoise Leaves San Diego for Ohio

100-Year-Old Tortoise Leaves San Diego for Ohio

At 100 years old, Emerson the tortoise is ready for a lifestyle change. Read »

Aug 29, 2014
2 CA Counties Ask to Form Separate State

2 CA Counties Ask to Form Separate State

Representatives of two counties in far Northern California petitioned state officials Thursday for the right to form... Read »

Aug 29, 2014
Accused Nurse Claimed to Have

Accused Nurse Claimed to Have "Virtual Baby": Neighbor

A San Diego pediatric nurse accused of sex crimes involving a two-month old foster child allegedly told neighbors he... Watch »

Aug 29, 2014
Napa Says 822 Buildings Damaged, Not Safe After Quake

Napa Says 822 Buildings Damaged, Not Safe After Quake

Napa city officials say 822 buildings have now been tagged unsafe after sustaining damage from... Watch »

Aug 29, 2014
Assembly Approves Statewide Ban on Plastic Bags

Assembly Approves Statewide Ban on Plastic Bags

The state Assembly has approved legislation that would impose the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic... Read »

Aug 30, 2014
Feds to Assume Leasing for Fracking in California

Feds to Assume Leasing for Fracking in California

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management will resume issuing oil and gas leases next year for federal lands in California... Read »

Aug 29, 2014
93-Year-Old Volunteer's Amazing Record Of Service and Commitment

93-Year-Old Volunteer's Amazing Record Of Service and Commitment

The staff at Saint Anthony's Dining Room estimate that, over the years, Rene Rodigou has poured more than 3 million... Watch »

Aug 29, 2014
Menlo Park Residents Asked to Cut Water Use by 30 Percent

Menlo Park Residents Asked to Cut Water Use by 30 Percent

Menlo Park is responding to the state's call to conserve more water during the severe drought by implementing... Watch »

Aug 29, 2014
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