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No Drought Relief Ahead of Hot, Dry Summer

No Drought Relief Ahead of Hot, Dry Summer

A stretch of hot, dry weather resulted in no significant changes for California's drought conditions as state water... Read »

Apr 10, 2014
California Man Confesses to 40 Killings

California Man Confesses to 40 Killings

A suspected contract killer charged in Central California with murdering nine people confessed to investigators that... Read »

Apr 10, 2014
Viral Video Helps Nab Suspected Thief

Viral Video Helps Nab Suspected Thief

The alleged perpetrator of a brazen theft of a Mac laptop from a San Francisco cafe is in police custody --... Watch »

Apr 9, 2014
Clinton Says She's

Clinton Says She's "Thinking" About 2016 Presidential Run

After months of speculation and sidestepping, Hillary Clinton tackled the big question with a maybe, saying that she... Watch »

Apr 9, 2014
Batkid Throws 1st Pitch, Draws Praise, Criticism

Batkid Throws 1st Pitch, Draws Praise, Criticism

Batkid threw the first pitch at the Giants Home Opener on Tuesday, and his appearance drew both praise... Read »

Apr 10, 2014
Sen. Yee, Keith Jackson Plead Not Guilty

Sen. Yee, Keith Jackson Plead Not Guilty

Following a federal grand jury indictment last week, State Sen. Leland Yee and his political consultant... Watch »

Apr 8, 2014
Defense Tries to Implicate Teen in Father's Murder Trial

Defense Tries to Implicate Teen in Father's Murder Trial

Lawyers for an Iraqi immigrant on trial for his wife’s killing tried to shift the blame to the couple’s... Read »

Apr 8, 2014
Rescued Family Sends First Message

Rescued Family Sends First Message

For the first time, the family involved in a rescue-at-sea sends a message about their ordeal. Watch »

Apr 9, 2014
Lawmakers Table Bill to Stop Killer Whale Shows

Lawmakers Table Bill to Stop Killer Whale Shows

A California bill that sought to end killer whale shows at SeaWorld in San Diego and phase out keeping them... Watch »

Apr 8, 2014
Santa Barbara Nears Move to Mandatory Water Conservation

Santa Barbara Nears Move to Mandatory Water Conservation

A generation after Santa Barbara became the first Southern California city to build a municipal water... Watch »

Apr 8, 2014

Rescue of Lyra Kaufman Aboard the Rebel Heart

The California Air National Guard's 129th Rescue Wing sent four pararescuemen to help treat a seriously ill... View »

Apr 14, 2014
California Attorney General Engaged

California Attorney General Engaged

California Attorney General Kamala Harris is engaged to marry. Read »

Apr 8, 2014
Golden Gate Bridge Toll Goes Up $1

Golden Gate Bridge Toll Goes Up $1

Commuters traveling across San Francisco's iconic Golden Gate Bridge are paying an extra dollar in tolls. Read »

Apr 7, 2014
Deportations Drop Among Immigrants Arrested in Calif.

Deportations Drop Among Immigrants Arrested in Calif.

Far fewer immigrants arrested by California law enforcement are being turned over to federal authorities... Read »

Apr 7, 2014
Rescued Family

Rescued Family "Proud of Choice" to Sail With Baby

A San Diego family that was rescued by the U.S. Navy after their sailboat became stranded hundreds of miles off the... Watch »

Apr 7, 2014
Vandals Flip Smart Cars Over in San Francisco

Vandals Flip Smart Cars Over in San Francisco

Someone's been vandalizing compact Smart cars in San Francisco, flipping the tiny vehicles on their front and... Watch »

Apr 8, 2014
Naked Man Arrested After Crime Spree

Naked Man Arrested After Crime Spree

A naked 18-year-old man was arrested in Northern California on Friday night after a bizarre crime spree in which he... Read »

Apr 7, 2014
College-Readiness Not Keeping Up in California

College-Readiness Not Keeping Up in California

Fewer than 4 in 10 California high school students are completing the requirements to be eligible for the... Read »

Apr 6, 2014
Toilet Paper Wedding Contest on a Roll

Toilet Paper Wedding Contest on a Roll

With 10 years running, you could say that a quirky competition known as the “Toilet Paper Wedding Contest” is truly... Read »

Apr 6, 2014
Filner's House Arrest Scheduled to End Today

Filner's House Arrest Scheduled to End Today

Former embattled San Diego Mayor Bob Filner is becoming a free man. Read »

Apr 6, 2014
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