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California growers to see some damage from cold
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Citrus growers expect to see minimal damage to the state orange crop after battling freezing temperatures for a second night but no major impact on the price of the fruit.
California Citrus Mutual said Friday that...
Californians divided over Obama's health reforms as president's job approval declines
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Californians twice voted overwhelmingly for President Barack Obama, but they are split on his most important domestic policy achievement — health care reform.
A Public Policy Institute of California survey rele...
Calif. couple conceives rare identical triplets
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Doctors at a Northern California hospital say a couple has given birth to a rare set of naturally conceived identical triplets.
The Sacramento Bee reports Abby, Brin and Laurel Hepner were born Nov. 22 at Sutter Memo...
Feds deny early approval of CA rail segment
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Federal regulators have rejected California's request to exempt a route in the Central Valley for what would be the nation's first bullet train from a lengthy planning review.
The three-member Surface Transportation Board's...
Brown's approval rating reaches new high
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown's approval rating has reached a new high as he considers seeking re-election next year.
A Field Poll released Thursday finds that nearly six of 10 registered voters approve of his performan...
2 California cities vote to ban e-cigarettes
RICHMOND, Calif. (AP) — Two California cities have voted to ban electronic cigarettes in public places and Los Angeles has moved to limit their sale to keep the devices out of the hands of minors.
The Richmond and Carlsbad city councils on Tue...
Court looks at protest ban at Calif. military base
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court seemed likely Wednesday to reinstate the trespassing conviction of a man who was caught protesting military activities in a place he had been ordered to avoid: the zone designated for demonstrators outside the ...
California citrus crop OK despite cold temps
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A California citrus trade group says temperatures did not drop low enough overnight to cause any crop damage.
Bob Blakely, of California Citrus Mutual, said on Wednesday that temperatures in the Central Valley stayed in...
Woman fights ticket for driving with Google Glass
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California woman pleaded not guilty Tuesday to what is believed to be the first traffic citation alleging a motorist was using Google's computer-in-an-eyeglass.
The device, known as Google Glass, features a thumbnail-size...
Prosecutor: Fatal beating followed police threat
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A bloody beating by police that left a California homeless man dead began when one of the officers on trial in his death grew frustrated with his evasiveness, snapped on a pair of latex gloves and told him, "Now you see my...
Unhappy meals ? young kids and fast food
A large number of young children, 2 to 5 years old, are eating fast food at least once a week. Researchers at the Public Health Institute were surprised by the findings.
Phil and Lisa discussed this with Susan Holtby, who is the study's lead...
91 freeway crash caused when man grabbed steering wheel
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say a 25-year-old man and a 7-year-old boy were killed in a crash caused when the man grabbed the steering wheel while his girlfriend was driving on a Southern California freeway.
The Orange County Register...
Dim traffic sensors dull how 'smart' freeways are
LOS ANGELES (AP) - California's highways aren't as smart as they used to be.
Buried under thousands of miles of pavement are 27,000 traffic sensors that are supposed to help troubleshoot both daily commutes and long-term maintenance needs on some...
Woman jumps from Oakland stadium deck
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A woman who jumped from the third level of the Oakland Raiders' stadium survived after a man tried to catch her and broke her fall, police said.
The woman, who was not identified, was critically injured Sunday af...
Powerful storm system blasts CA and the West; 4 killed
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Western U.S. has been drenched by a powerful storm system that blasted several states and has led to four deaths.
The fierce weather has prompted flooding and water rescues in California, stranded dozens of drivers in...