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Couple pleads no contest in luggage theft
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A United Airlines employee and his wife have pleaded no contest to stealing luggage in the aftermath of the Asiana Airlines crash.
The 44-year-old Sean Sharif Crudup of Richmond and his wife, 32-year-old Raychas Elizabeth...
California has nearly 870,000 health care sign-ups
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Nearly 870,000 Californians have signed up for an insurance policy through the state's health care exchange, as the state intensifies efforts to boost participation ahead of the March 31 enrollment deadline.
California mulls how to regulate driverless cars
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sooner or later, consumers will be able to buy cars that rely on computers — not the owner — to do the driving.
With that in mind, the California Department of Motor Vehicles held an initial public hearing Tuesday as it...
Obama expands protection for California coastline
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is fulfilling a State of the Union pledge to preserve more federal lands by adding more California coastline to a national monument.Obama on Tuesday signed a proclamation permanently protecting some 1,665...
Feds investigating CVS over alleged missing drugs
MODESTO, Calif. (AP) — Federal officials are investigating CVS over tens of thousands of prescription pain killers that they say have gone missing from four of the company's California pharmacies, a newspaper reported.
Roughly 37,000 hydrocodone...
Navy ship comes close to whales off OC coast
DANA POINT, Calif. (AP) — It was a close call for the Navy's new combat ship and a pod of gray whales off the Southern California coast.
The captain of a whale watching boat tells the Orange County Register he was tracking the pod near Dana P...
'Octomom' pleads not guilty to welfare fraud
LOS ANGELES (AP) - "Octomom" Nadya Suleman has pleaded not guilty to a fourth count of welfare fraud.
The single mother of octuplets and six other children appeared briefly for arraignment Tuesday in Los Angeles Superior Court.
Elevated lead levels found near battery recycling plant
VERNON (CNS) - Elevated levels of lead were found in the soil of 39 residential yards near a Vernon battery recycling plant, state officials said today, prompting authorities to order the company to conduct expanded testing to determine the extent of...
Medical marijuana enforcement efforts
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer and police Chief Charlie Beck will announce a campaign to help property owners and real estate agents comply with Proposition D, a voter-approved measure regulating medical marijuana...
Wooden stage collapses as girls perform
ANAHEIM (CNS) - Too many people and too much weight on a wooden stage were identified today as the likely causes for its collapse at Servite High School in Anaheim, which caused moderate injuries to at least 25 students.
Video shot by parents, first...
LA area home to some of most crowded housing in US
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California is home to some of the nation's most crowded housing.
The Los Angeles Times reports that of the most heavily crowded neighborhoods in the United States, more than half are in Los Angeles and Orange...
AP Exclusive: Counties undermine prison efforts
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California counties are confounding the state's court-ordered efforts to sharply reduce its inmate population by sending state prisons far more convicts than anticipated, including a record number of...
'Batkid,' Spider-Man hang out after Oscars cut
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California boy who was treated for leukemia and became famous as "Batkid" got to spend time with another superhero after his planned appearance at the Academy Awards was cut.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences...
5 things to know about Google's mystery barge
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Google barge built with recycled shipping containers proved its seaworthiness Thursday as it cruised from the San Francisco Bay to Stockton. But many other details about the odd-looking vessel remain a mystery. Here are five...
Google barge cruising from San Francisco to delta
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google's mystery barge floated Thursday to its new home in the California delta after the Internet company was ordered to move it from San Francisco.
The odd-looking, four-story vessel made of recycled shipping containers...