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"It's Just So Low": Prosthetic Leg Stolen From Paralympic Hopeful

A United States Paralympic hopeful is asking the public for help in finding his running blade -- a prosthetic leg he said was stolen from his car in San Francisco. Ranjit Steiner woke up on his birthday Tuesday morning to discover thieves smashed his car window and took his laptop... Watch »

4 hours ago
California Shuts Down Oil Wells to Protect Ground Water

California Shuts Down Oil Wells to Protect Ground Water

A dozen wells used to pump oil-and-gas in California's Central Valley have been ordered to stop production to... Read »

Mar 4, 2015
72 Passengers Settle Suits Over Asiana Crash

72 Passengers Settle Suits Over Asiana Crash

More than 70 passengers aboard an Asiana Airlines flight that crashed in San Francisco two years ago have reached a... Watch »

Mar 3, 2015
Engineer in Los Angeles Train-Truck Collision Dies

Engineer in Los Angeles Train-Truck Collision Dies

A train engineer who was hospitalized after a Southern California commuter train derailed after slamming into a... Read »

Mar 3, 2015
Families of Roommates Slain in Isla Vista Rampage Say Sheriff Ignored Warning Signs

Families of Roommates Slain in Isla Vista Rampage Say Sheriff Ignored...

The families of three young men stabbed to death in last year's Isla Vista massacre are suing the Santa Barbara... Watch »

Mar 3, 2015
Calif. Snowpack Could Be Lowest on Record Since 1991

Calif. Snowpack Could Be Lowest on Record Since 1991

California's third snow survey this winter found the Sierra Nevada snowpack is far below normal and leaning toward... Watch »

Mar 3, 2015
UC to Cap Out-of-State Enrollment: Report

UC to Cap Out-of-State Enrollment: Report

The University of California will cap out-of-state enrollment at current levels next year for several of its... Read »

Mar 3, 2015
Feds Target So-Called Maternity Tourism Industry

Feds Target So-Called Maternity Tourism Industry

Federal agents searched more than a dozen homes Tuesday in a crackdown on so-called maternity tourism operators who... Watch »

Mar 3, 2015
Push For 11th UC Campus to Focus on Science and Tech

Push For 11th UC Campus to Focus on Science and Tech

There’s a new push for an 11th University of California campus, one focused exclusively on science and technology. Read »

Mar 3, 2015
Calif. Drought Linked to Human-Caused Warming: Study

Calif. Drought Linked to Human-Caused Warming: Study

A new study published Monday suggests human-caused climate warming is driving the drought that has crippled much of... Read »

Mar 2, 2015
LAPD Chief on Skid Row Shooting: Man

LAPD Chief on Skid Row Shooting: Man "Forcibly Grabbed" for Cop's Gun

A man shot dead by Los Angeles police had "forcibly" tried to grab for one officer's holstered weapon during the... Watch »

Mar 3, 2015
Sierra LaMar Search Suspended: Family

Sierra LaMar Search Suspended: Family

The nearly three-year search for Sierra LaMar will soon be called off, her family announced Monday. Watch »

Mar 2, 2015

"Suge" Knight Says He's Suffering From Blindness

Former rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight told a judge that he is suffering from blindness and other health... Read »

Mar 2, 2015
Hail Blankets SoCal Beach Shoreline

Hail Blankets SoCal Beach Shoreline

The white stuff blanketing Southern California’s Huntington Beach on Monday was not powdery sand. Read »

Mar 2, 2015
$6K Reward to Find Who Threw Out Dogs in Sand Bags

$6K Reward to Find Who Threw Out Dogs in Sand Bags

A $6,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of the person who threw two dogs in sand bags... Read »

Mar 1, 2015
New Treatment May Prolong Lives of Breast Cancer Patients

New Treatment May Prolong Lives of Breast Cancer Patients

A new therapy, developed here in the Bay Area, is said to prolong the lives of breast cancer patients by nearly... Watch »

Feb 27, 2015
Man Smokes Pot With Strangers, Gets Clothes Stolen

Man Smokes Pot With Strangers, Gets Clothes Stolen

A 35-year-old man was robbed of his clothing and valuables after he agreed to smoke marijuana with two men in San... Read »

3 hours ago
Hailstorm Rolls Through South Bay

Hailstorm Rolls Through South Bay

Parts of the South Bay turned into a winter wonderland as a slow-moving storm dumped hail on San Jose hillsides... Read »

Mar 1, 2015
Mother Charged in Death of Infant Found in Calif. Swamp

Mother Charged in Death of Infant Found in Calif. Swamp

Police have arrested the mother of a 20-day-old boy found dead in a swampy area near the Sacramento River in... Read »

Mar 1, 2015
Deputies Find Child Molestation Suspect in Hiding

Deputies Find Child Molestation Suspect in Hiding

A man suspected of molesting children was caught hiding out in a trailer in Riverside County Friday night... Read »

Feb 28, 2015

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