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SoCal city institutes nation’s first fur ban

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) – West Hollywood is now the only city in America where it’s a crime to sell fur apparel. The Los Angeles Times reports that after years of debate, the ban took […]


The iPhone 5c (Photo credit: Apple)

Fight erupts in iPhone line at Pasadena Apple store

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — An overnight campout for the new iPhone turned chaotic Friday morning when two men were arrested for fighting outside an Apple Store and a man’s plan to hire homeless people to […]


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OC man who posed as policeman gets 10 years

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — An Orange County man who posed as a policeman, staged a phony arrest and then offered to let the man go in exchange for sex with his wife has been […]


A firefighter works the Clover Fire in Anderson, Calif., on Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, on Gas Point Road.  (AP Photo/The Record Searchlight, Andreas Fuhrmann)

Calif. wildfire more destructive than thought

REDDING, Calif. (AP) — Crews assessing the damage from a wildfire in Northern California have now determined that 68 homes were destroyed, up from the earlier tally of 37, a fire official said on Thursday. […]


California Health Insurance Exchange

Calif. bill would cut health exchange secrecy

  SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The state Senate has approved a bill that would require California’s health insurance exchange to make more contract information publicly available. The bipartisan legislation was introduced after an Associated Press […]


Similar shell malfunction at 2 fireworks shows

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A fireworks company behind the Southern California show that sprayed the crowd and injured more than three dozen people says it appears to have had a similar shell malfunction at […]



Parents killed, son injured in Northern Calif. fire

RICHMOND, Calif. (AP) – Two parents were killed and their son critically injured in a fire Friday morning at a garage that had been converted into living space in San Francisco Bay Area, fire officials […]


Gov Jerry Brown

California resurgent under Brown, but spending still a worry

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Gov. Jerry Brown is drawing praise for his political maneuvering in closing a $25 billion budget deficit and restoring some of California’s financial luster. The state’s credit rating is rebounding and […]


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Hermosa Beach cracks down on rowdy July 4 revelers

HERMOSA BEACH, Calif. (AP) – Hermosa Beach is putting out the unwelcome mat for Fourth of July revelers who in recent years have made the city an annual destination for celebrating independence with drunkenness and […]


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Calif state workers to get raises in proposed deal

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s largest public employee union says it has reached a tentative agreement with Gov. Jerry Brown on a new three-year contract that includes raises for 95,000 state workers. In an email […]


John Zawahri, suspect in the deadly shooting rampage at Santa Monica College, shown in an undated Santa Monica Police photo. (AP Photo)

Neighbor: Santa Monica gunman’s mother in mourning

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — An acquaintance says the mother of the gunman who killed five people in Santa Monica, Calif., is in mourning and is trying to make sense of what happened. Neighbor Beverly […]


The Powerhouse Fire, San Francisquito Canyon. (AP Photo)

Powerhouse Fire destroyed 24 residences

PALMDALE, Calif. (AP) — Officials now say 53 structures including 24 residences were destroyed by the big wildfire in northern Los Angeles County. U.S. Forest Service spokesman Shawn Rollman said Thursday that crews were able […]





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