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2nd body found after SoCal midair collision

CALABASAS, Calif. (AP) — Investigators have found a second body at the Southern California site where a small plane crashed after a midair collision with another small plane that managed to make a belly landing on a golf course.

04/30/2013

OC DA to start shaming for convicted johns

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Orange County’s district attorney says he’ll fight prostitution by naming and shaming johns.

04/30/2013

Fire at SoCal farm kills 100,000 chicks

SAN JACINTO, Calif. (AP) — Officials say a fire at a Southern California chicken farm left 100,000 chicks burned to death.

04/24/2013

Climbers stand at summit of Half Dome in Yosemite National Park (AP Photo)

Bills would expand Yosemite National Park slightly

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Two members of California’s Congressional delegation have introduced bills that would expand the boundaries of Yosemite National Park for the first time in 70 years.

04/23/2013

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Firefighters encounter bears at Calif. brush blaze

MONROVIA, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters finishing off containment lines around a brush fire burn area in foothills northeast of Los Angeles are running into a new problem: bears. Fire crews and residents reported bear encounters at least 7 times since Sunday.

04/22/2013

Panel affirms firing of Calif. teacher over porn

STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — State officials have affirmed a Northern California school district’s decision to fire a 37-year-old high school teacher accused of using a school-issued laptop to help set up pornographic websites.

04/18/2013

Calif. woman goes on trial in severed penis case

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California prosecutor says a jealous wife yelled “You deserve it” before severing her estranged husband’s penis with a 10-inch kitchen knife and throwing it in a garbage disposal.

04/17/2013

Hostage standoff ends at El Segundo popcorn factory

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Police say an executive held at gunpoint at a Southern California gourmet popcorn company has been freed and a company employee is under arrest.

04/16/2013

Long Beach Police release video of suspect.

Police seek bicyclist who gropes Long Beach women

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Long Beach police are seeking a bicyclist they say has been groping female victims as young as 12 and as old as their mid-60s while riding past them.

04/09/2013

Report: 1 in 5 Calif. citizens lives in flood zone

(AP) — California is suffering from one of its driest winters on record, but some statewide water managers are focusing on the opposite end of the precipitation spectrum — the one-in-five residents who live in regions prone to catastrophic flooding.

04/02/2013

Man found dead hanging off Sacramento high-rise

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A fire official says a man appears to have accidentally died from asphyxiation when he lowered himself off an 18-story Sacramento, Calif., office building with a rope.

04/01/2013

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Santa Clara gets free Wi-Fi via high tech meters

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) – The city of Santa Clara is flipping on a big Internet switch this week, becoming what it says is the first in the country to use wireless, digital “smart meters” on homes as channels for free citywide outdoor Wi-Fi.

03/27/2013

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