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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 […]

07/03/2013

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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 […]

06/11/2013

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 […]

06/10/2013

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 […]

06/06/2013

Smoke rises from the Powerhouse Fire. (AP Photo)

Powerhouse Fire 70 percent contained

  PALMDALE, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters are conducting mop-up operations at the scene of the big wildfire in northern Los Angeles County. U.S. Forest Service spokesman Nathan Judy says Wednesday that there has been smoke […]

06/05/2013

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

More cool weather aids crews fighting Powerhouse Fire

PALMDALE, Calif. (AP) — Thousands of firefighters working through the night took advantage of cool, moist air as they built containment lines around a massive wildfire that destroyed six houses north of Los Angeles. U.S. […]

06/04/2013

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Agency failed to collect millions in cleanup fees

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Polluters liable for $100 million in cleanup fees for contaminated properties were never billed, and instead California taxpayers were stuck with the tab. The Sacramento Bee reports the state Department of […]

05/30/2013

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Molester found slain in Corcoran prison cell

CORCORAN, Calif. (AP) — Investigators at California State Prison-Corcoran are investigating as a homicide the death of an inmate who was a convicted child molester. On Thursday corrections officials found the 63-year-old unresponsive in his […]

05/24/2013

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Calif. bill would prohibit ticket-buying software

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Music and sports fans would have one less obstacle in buying tickets to popular events under a bill advancing through the California Legislature. Legislation by Democratic Assemblyman Richard Pan of Sacramento […]

05/23/2013

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Bill would protect Calif. reporters’ phone records

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Government agencies would be required to give journalists five days’ notice before they issue subpoenas to a third-party company for telephone records under a bill being introduced in the California Legislature. […]

05/23/2013

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