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E-Mails Show Cozy Ties Between PG&E, CPUC
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E-Mails Show Cozy Ties Between PG&E, CPUC

Newly released emails show top California regulators communicated often and enthusiastically with executives at PG&E, as they simultaneously presided over a case to decide how much the utility should pay for a deadly explosion in a San Francisco Bay area suburb. Read »

3 hours ago
Bryman College Files for Bankruptcy, Closes Campuses

Bryman College Files for Bankruptcy, Closes Campuses

Bryman College students were demanding answers Monday after learning their school closed all of its campuses... Read »

2 hours ago
 Resort Fires 3 After Pool Water Dumped in S. Tahoe: Report

Resort Fires 3 After Pool Water Dumped in S. Tahoe: Report

Officials at a South Lake Tahoe resort say they fired three employees who improperly drained about 15,000 to 20,000... Read »

3 hours ago
4 Face Murder Charges in USC Student's Fatal Attack

4 Face Murder Charges in USC Student's Fatal Attack

Two men and two minors face murder charges in connection with the fatal beating and robbery of a Chinese USC... Read »

8 minutes ago
OC Parents Accused of Leaving 3-Year-Old in Hot Car

OC Parents Accused of Leaving 3-Year-Old in Hot Car

A 3-year-old girl was recovering Monday after police found her inside a 104-degree car in an Orange County shopping... Read »

2 hours ago

"Incredible Character": Venice Lightning Strike Victim

A 20-year-old man who died after being struck by lightning in Venice Sunday is being remembered by his family as... Watch »

3 hours ago
Sterling Loses in Court as Judge OKs Clippers Sale

Sterling Loses in Court as Judge OKs Clippers Sale

A judge tentatively ruled against Donald Sterling and in favor of his estranged wife Shelly on Monday, in the trial... Read »

32 minutes ago
Gonorrhea Sees Jump in San Diego

Gonorrhea Sees Jump in San Diego

The number of gonorrhea cases in San Diego County jumped 10 percent last year, mainly infecting men, according to a... Read »

4 hours ago
Rare Redwood Spared, in California to Be Moved at Cost of $150K

Rare Redwood Spared, in California to Be Moved at Cost of $150K

A vocal community outcry has spared the life of what may be the world's tallest albino redwood chimera, which... Read »

Jul 28, 2014
Truck Dumps 60K Pounds of Bananas in Livermore

Truck Dumps 60K Pounds of Bananas in Livermore

A truck carrying 60,000 pounds of bananas from Mexico tipped over in Livermore on Monday morning, closing a portion... Read »

3 hours ago
LAPD Patrol Car Runs Over, Kills Man Lying in Street

LAPD Patrol Car Runs Over, Kills Man Lying in Street

A Los Angeles police patrol car struck and killed a man Sunday night who was lying on his back in the street in the... Watch »

Jul 28, 2014
Thousands Attend Great Bull Run in Pleasanton

Thousands Attend Great Bull Run in Pleasanton

From Pamplona to Pleasanton, thousands of thrill seekers tried to outrun bulls that weighed 1,500 pounds--each. Watch »

Jul 27, 2014
Police Investigate Deadly Triple Shooting in East Palo Alto

Police Investigate Deadly Triple Shooting in East Palo Alto

Gunfire in East Palo Alto has killed a 31-year-old man and sent two women to the hospital. Read »

Jul 27, 2014
Calif. Not Sure if It's Meeting 20 Percent Water Reduction Goal

Calif. Not Sure if It's Meeting 20 Percent Water Reduction Goal

Six months after California Gov. Jerry Brown declared a water emergency, few state agencies know... Read »

Jul 28, 2014
Rare Lightning Strikes Kill 1, Injure 8 Others in SoCal

Rare Lightning Strikes Kill 1, Injure 8 Others in SoCal

A 20-year-old has man died in the hospital after being struck by lightning at Venice Beach on Sunday,... Watch »

Jul 28, 2014
Tow Truck Driver Gunned Down After Car Repo

Tow Truck Driver Gunned Down After Car Repo

A tow truck driver who had just repossessed a car was shot and killed in the street after being chased by a vehicle... Watch »

Jul 28, 2014
Northern California Wildfire Destroys 10 Homes

Northern California Wildfire Destroys 10 Homes

Two fast-moving blazes ripped through Northern California Sunday, destroying 13 homes and prompting hundreds... Read »

Jul 27, 2014
Vallejo Parolee Arrested in Killing, Injury of 5-Year-Old Boy

Vallejo Parolee Arrested in Killing, Injury of 5-Year-Old Boy

A 43-year-old parolee was booked on suspicion of murdering a woman in a violent attack Saturday morning in... Read »

Jul 27, 2014
5-Alarm Fire Injures 1, Damages Buildings in San Jose

5-Alarm Fire Injures 1, Damages Buildings in San Jose

One person was critically injured and several buildings were damaged in a five-alarm fire that burned in San... Watch »

Jul 27, 2014
App Allows Users to Report Local Water Waste

App Allows Users to Report Local Water Waste

For concerned California residents wondering how to report water-wasting in their neighborhoods during the... Watch »

Jul 26, 2014
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