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Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017 at 08:23 PM PST

Loss of Water in Drought Caused Sierra Nevada to Rise: Study

Loss of Water in Drought Caused Sierra Nevada to Rise: Study

A new NASA study says loss of water from rocks during California's drought caused the Sierra Nevada to rise nearly an inch in height from October 2011 to October 2015.

Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017 at 08:22 PM PST

'Layaway Angels' Pay Off Items For Toys R Us Customers in SJ

'Layaway Angels' Pay Off Items For Toys R Us Customers in SJ

A group of so-called "layaway angels" made the holidays a little brighter for customers at a San Jose toy store.

Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017 at 07:02 PM PST

3 Chinese Men Found Inside Trunk at Border Crossing: CBP

3 Chinese Men Found Inside Trunk at Border Crossing: CBP

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized $5.7 million worth of drugs and discovered three men crammed into a trunk over the weekend.

Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017 at 07:02 PM PST

Training Center Worker Trampled by Horses During Lilac Fire

Training Center Worker Trampled by Horses During Lilac Fire

A worker at the San Luis Rey Training center in San Diego’s North County was trampled by several horses as he tried to extinguish flames raging through a stable during the height of last week’s Lilac Fire.

Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017 at 07:01 PM PST

Local 9-Year-Old Donating Birthday Money to Lilac Fire Horses

Local 9-Year-Old Donating Birthday Money to Lilac Fire Horses

Melania Stephens, 9, will be the big 10-years-old next week. But she's not hoping for an iPad or bicycle like other kids her age.

Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017 at 06:58 AM PST

Number of National Parks Fee-Free Days Slashed for 2018

Number of National Parks Fee-Free Days Slashed for 2018

National parks in the U.S. will sharply drop the number of days they allow visitors to get in for free, a move that was criticized by opponents of the parks' plan to raise entrance costs at other times of the...

Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017 at 06:23 PM PST

Cheech Marin Touts State Tool for California Pot Businesses

Cheech Marin Touts State Tool for California Pot Businesses

The comedian and legendary stoner is in a new public service announcement publicizing a California Secretary of State website for budding marijuana entrepreneurs.

Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017 at 12:08 AM PST

Sierra LaMar's Killer Sentenced to Life Without Parole

Sierra LaMar's Killer Sentenced to Life Without Parole

Antolin Garcia Torres, the convicted killer of Morgan Hill teenager Sierra LaMar, was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison without the possibility of parole.

Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017 at 09:37 PM PST

Woman Threatens to Kill Passengers on Southwest Flight

Woman Threatens to Kill Passengers on Southwest Flight

A Southwest Airlines flight from Portland to Sacramento on Saturday took a startling turn when an agitated woman started shouting that she was going to "kill everybody on this (expletive) plane."

Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017 at 07:25 PM PST

Sailor Arrives for Holidays in Surprise Homecoming

Sailor Arrives for Holidays in Surprise Homecoming

A special surprise came for two sisters, just in time for the holidays at Dewey Elementary School in Point Loma.

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