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SoCal High School Retires Controversial Arab Mascot

SoCal High School Retires Controversial Arab Mascot

A Southern California high school has retired a controversial Arab mascot that prompted objections from an anti-discrimination group last year. Coachella Valley High School's mascot, which appears as a sneering man with a scraggly beard, hooked nose and a headscarf, has... Read »

3 hours ago

"AK-47 Bandit" Suspected in Nebraska Bank Robbery

Authorities say a man who used an assault rifle to rob a bank in Nebraska earlier this month matches the description... Watch »

4 hours ago
Driver Shoots Pedestrian He Almost Hit With Car: Police

Driver Shoots Pedestrian He Almost Hit With Car: Police

A man is in critical condition Sunday night after a shooting in San Francisco involving a pedestrian getting into an... Watch »

5 hours ago
LA County Fair: Outlandish Eats Aplenty

LA County Fair: Outlandish Eats Aplenty

Fried Twinkies are just the start. Read »

Aug 31, 2014
Video at Napa Train Yard Shows Violent Shaking from Quake

Video at Napa Train Yard Shows Violent Shaking from Quake

New video taken from cameras at the yard that houses the Napa Valley Wine Train shows how strong the quake was felt... Read »

Aug 31, 2014
Trans-Fat Labels on Food Deceiving: Study

Trans-Fat Labels on Food Deceiving: Study

You may be eating more bad fat than you think. Researchers at the New York Health Department checked... Watch »

Aug 31, 2014
SF Street Artists Sue Roberto Cavalli

SF Street Artists Sue Roberto Cavalli

Roberto Cavalli has been sued by three Mission District muralists, who allege that the Italian fashion... Read »

Aug 30, 2014
NorCal's Best Pot Smuggled Out of State: Report

NorCal's Best Pot Smuggled Out of State: Report

California's best outdoor marijuana is being smuggled out-of-state to Colorado and Washington, VICE reports. Read »

Aug 30, 2014
Funeral Service Held for Ezell Ford

Funeral Service Held for Ezell Ford

A funeral service was held Saturday for an unarmed man who was fatally shot by police in South Los Angeles as local... Watch »

Aug 30, 2014
Drunk Federal Agent Accused of Kidnapping, Brandishing Gun

Drunk Federal Agent Accused of Kidnapping, Brandishing Gun

A drunken federal agent was arrested in Burbank, California after allegedly pulling out a handgun and... Read »

Aug 30, 2014
California: First State to Approve Plastic Bag Ban

California: First State to Approve Plastic Bag Ban

California lawmakers have approved a measure that would make the state the first to impose a statewide ban... Read »

Aug 31, 2014
SJ Track Coach Arrested on Suspicion of Sex with Minor

SJ Track Coach Arrested on Suspicion of Sex with Minor

San Jose police arrested a high school track coach Friday on suspicion of unlawful sexual intercourse with a minor. Read »

Aug 29, 2014
Murder Conviction in Woman's Dog Mauling Death

Murder Conviction in Woman's Dog Mauling Death

A Littlerock man who owned four pit bulls that mauled a woman walking in the area last year was convicted Friday of... Read »

Aug 29, 2014
$500K Arrest Warrant Out for

$500K Arrest Warrant Out for "Girls Gone Wild" Founder

"Girls Gone Wild" founder Joe Francis had a $500,000 warrant for his arrest Friday after he skipped a... Read »

Aug 30, 2014
Firefighters Discover Burning Body in Thousand Oaks

Firefighters Discover Burning Body in Thousand Oaks

Firefighters in Thousand Oaks discovered a body outside of a house after responding to a small fire, a... Read »

Aug 29, 2014
10 Calif. Law Enforcement Agencies Cut From Pentagon Program

10 Calif. Law Enforcement Agencies Cut From Pentagon Program

The Napa County Sheriff's Office has been suspended from a federal military-surplus program after an M-16... Watch »

Aug 29, 2014
Giant Millipedes Intercepted at SFO

Giant Millipedes Intercepted at SFO

But the U.S. Customs and Border agriculture specialists found and intercepted 20 foot-long millipedes at the... Watch »

Aug 29, 2014
Giant Rubber Duck Forced to Deflate

Giant Rubber Duck Forced to Deflate

The giant rubber duck that had been on display in Southern California since last week was forced to deflate Thursday... Read »

Aug 29, 2014
Surfer Dies After Being Pulled From Water in Malibu

Surfer Dies After Being Pulled From Water in Malibu

A surfer died after being pulled from the water unconscious near Surfrider Beach in Malibu as Hurricane Marie kicked... Read »

Aug 29, 2014
Assembly Approves Statewide Ban on Plastic Bags

Assembly Approves Statewide Ban on Plastic Bags

The state Assembly has approved legislation that would impose the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic... Read »

Aug 30, 2014
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