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George Zimmerman, neighborhood watch captain who shot unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin, with his attorney Mark O'Mara (l-r), during O'Mara's closing arguments in Seminole circuit court, Sanford, Florida. (AP Photo)

Zimmerman acquittal stirs protest in Calif. cities

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — Protesters in Los Angeles and Oakland blocked traffic and clashed with police in a day of protests in California against the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of […]

07/15/2013

California record-setting heat starting to ease

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A fall heat wave is starting to ease after setting record highs throughout California. Monday’s 94 in downtown Los Angeles tied an 1898 record for the date and the 93 at […]

11/06/2012