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California Adopts Olive-Oil Labeling Standards
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California Adopts Olive-Oil Labeling Standards

The state Department of Food and Agriculture has approved standards for grading and labeling California-produced olive oil that will require makers to prove their product really is extra-virgin olive oil if the label on the bottle says so. Read »

Sep 20, 2014
95% of California Seniors Pass Exit Exam

95% of California Seniors Pass Exit Exam

New data shows that the percentage of California seniors passing the high school exit exam required for... Read »

Sep 20, 2014
UC Campus Chancellors Granted Hefty Pay Raises

UC Campus Chancellors Granted Hefty Pay Raises

The University of California's board of regents is boosting the six-figure salaries of its chancellors by as much as... Read »

Sep 20, 2014

"Throw Away" Puppy Rescued from Recycling Plant "Very Happy"

The fluffy white blur tore across the hardwood floors of a Potrero Hill apartment, skidding and tossing a red rubber... Watch »

Sep 20, 2014
Gov. Brown Orders Help for Dry Wells

Gov. Brown Orders Help for Dry Wells

Residents in drought-stricken California whose wells have gone dry will soon get help from key state agencies under... Read »

Sep 20, 2014
Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow Files Lawsuit Against Mayor

Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow Files Lawsuit Against Mayor

A lawsuit filed Thursday against San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee by Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow and... Read »

Sep 20, 2014
Androids Vs. iPhones: Tech Blogger Weighs In

Androids Vs. iPhones: Tech Blogger Weighs In

With the release of the iPhone 6 slated for Friday, it’s time again for smartphone users to consider which phone is... Watch »

Sep 20, 2014
LAPD Keeps Lid on Long-Sought Recording

LAPD Keeps Lid on Long-Sought Recording

Recordings of Tex Watson, who had killed while a member of the Charles Manson murder cult, had remained unknown for... Read »

Sep 20, 2014
Giant Water Slide Event Denied City Permits

Giant Water Slide Event Denied City Permits

A three-block-long water slide that was to open in downtown Los Angeles for one day later this month has been denied... Read »

Sep 20, 2014
Residents Return From Storm-Ravaged Baja California

Residents Return From Storm-Ravaged Baja California

From the comfort of her San Diego home, UCLA global studies student Maia Ferdman says what was supposed to be... Watch »

Sep 20, 2014
Woman Admits Hiding Body of Newborn Under Home

Woman Admits Hiding Body of Newborn Under Home

A woman pleaded no contest today in Monterey County Superior Court in Salinas to felony charges after admitting she... Read »

Sep 19, 2014
Richmond Restaurant Encouraging Bad Reviews On Yelp

Richmond Restaurant Encouraging Bad Reviews On Yelp

Botto Bistro in Richmond has had it with Yelp. So the restaurant is asking its patrons to write it... Read »

Sep 19, 2014
Newlywed Run Over By Lifeguard Truck Remains Hospitalized

Newlywed Run Over By Lifeguard Truck Remains Hospitalized

A 26-year-old newlywed who was run over by an LA County lifeguard truck earlier this week suffered lacerations... Read »

Sep 19, 2014
Man Arrested in Son's Murder

Man Arrested in Son's Murder

A 6-year-old boy was fatally stabbed Thursday in the unincorporated Florence Firestone neighborhood, and... Watch »

Sep 18, 2014
Dog Fights to Keep Injured Leg After Being Hit in High-Speed Pursuit

Dog Fights to Keep Injured Leg After Being Hit in High-Speed Pursuit

Donations from across the country could mean the difference between four legs and three for a dog hit during a South... Watch »

Sep 19, 2014
Rough Surf and Dangerous Rip Currents Hit SoCal Beaches

Rough Surf and Dangerous Rip Currents Hit SoCal Beaches

LA County lifeguards are bracing for another day of rough surf and strong rip currents. Their advice is simple: stay Watch »

Sep 18, 2014
Boxer Vague on Seeking Fifth Term

Boxer Vague on Seeking Fifth Term

Boxer, 73, loves her job and sees no roadblocks to returning to the Senate Read »

Sep 18, 2014
6-Year-Old Boy Fatally Stabbed in South LA

6-Year-Old Boy Fatally Stabbed in South LA

A 6-year-old boy died after being stabbed multiple times early Thursday morning in South LA, sheriff’s... Watch »

Sep 19, 2014
Long Beach Airport Reopens After Emergency Landing

Long Beach Airport Reopens After Emergency Landing

Long Beach Airport was reopened after a JetBlue plane with a disabled engine made an emegency landing and shut down... Watch »

Sep 18, 2014
California's King Fire More Than Doubles

California's King Fire More Than Doubles

When residents of El Dorado County, 60 miles from Sacramento, went to sleep Wednesday night, the King... Read »

Sep 18, 2014
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