Southern California

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Calif. to recognize that gang members can change

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Prison officials are enacting new rules that they say will make California the first state to recognize that inmates can quit prison gangs and put that lifestyle behind them. However, gang […]

01/31/2014

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Anthem to raise some premiums up to 25 percent

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Thousands of Anthem Blue Cross individual customers whose policies were unchanged by the nation’s new health care law could see their premiums jump as much as 25 percent unless California regulators […]

01/31/2014

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LA Unified gets lower price for thousands of iPads

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Unified School District is getting a break on the price of thousands of iPads, as it continues the rollout of a $1 billion plan to provide the tablets to […]

01/31/2014

Raindrops appear on a windshield following the first rain of the year, early Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, in Novato, Calif. Northern California is finally getting rain after some areas have gone without measurable moisture for weeks. But the precipitation won't help much to ease the drought that has plagued the region. (AP Photo/Marin Independent Journal, Robert Tong)

Rain, snow do little for drought-hit California

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A weather system that brought a smattering of rain and snow to California has moved on with little impact on the state’s deepening drought. Though nearly 2 feet of snow fell […]

01/31/2014

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Oxnard woman gets 4 years for $400K charity theft

VENTURA, Calif. (AP) — A Ventura County woman accused of stealing more than $400,000 from a charity where she worked has been sentenced to four years and eight months in prison. The Ventura County Star […]

01/31/2014

OC man acquitted of attempted murder of officer

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — An Orange County man has been acquitted of attempted murder for assaulting a police officer with a knife. The Orange County Register reports jurors also deadlocked on convicting 30-year-old Carlos […]

01/31/2014

Santa Ana Police Chief Carlos Rojas, left, holds a news conference to announce that a second suspect had been arrested for investigation of murder in the case of beating victim Annie "Kim" Pham, Friday, Jan. 24, 2014 in Santa Ana, Calif., as Santa Ana mayor Miguel Pulido, center, and Santa Ana Councilman Vincent Sarmiento look on. Projected on the screen behind Rojas are images of Vanesa Zavala, left, who has been arrested in the case, and an unidentified woman, right, that police are looking for as a "person of interest" in the case. (AP Photo/The Orange County Register, Bruce Chambers)

Probe in California woman’s beating death stalled

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Police detectives are having trouble unraveling a nightclub brawl that left a 23-year-old woman dead because they can’t identify many of the victim’s friends and others won’t talk to them. […]

01/26/2014

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Number of women dropping in California Legislature

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California Legislature is generally regarded as a fairly progressive institution, with a sizable gay and lesbian caucus and lawmakers representing an array of racial and ethnic groups. But one group […]

01/26/2014

California Governor Jerry Brown

California high court to take up high speed railings

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown’s administration on Friday petitioned the California Supreme Court to overturn two lower-court rulings that have stalled progress on the state’s high-speed rail project, one of the nation’s most […]

01/25/2014

California Governor Jerry Brown

Calif. high court asked to take up high-speed rail

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown’s administration on Friday petitioned the California Supreme Court to overturn two lower-court rulings that have stalled progress on the state’s high-speed rail project, one of the nation’s most […]

01/25/2014

This Nov. 20, 2011 file photo shows Selena Gomez during arrivals to the 2011 American Music Awards, in Los Angeles. Los Angeles police have arrested a 19-year-old man on suspicion of trespassing at the home of singer-actress Selena Gomez. Officials said a family member called 911 Saturday Jan. 25, 2014, after seeing an intruder on the property in the Tarzana area. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, file)

Suspected intruder arrested at Selena Gomez’s home

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police have arrested a 19-year-old man on suspicion of trespassing at the home of singer-actress Selena Gomez. Officer Rosario Herrera says a family member called 911 Saturday morning after […]

01/25/2014

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Foreign travelers up at LAX last year

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A record 17.9 million foreign travelers passed through Los Angeles International Airport last year as the economy improved. Airport officials say it’s the largest international passenger volume since 2005 when the […]

01/25/2014

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