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LA Zoo: Baby Bongo Debut

LA Zoo: Baby Bongo Debut

A young male Eastern bongo, a member of a critically endangered species, has now joined the larger herd at the Griffith Park zoo.

Thursday, Feb 23, 2017 at 08:27 AM PST

Super-Soaking Storms Cut Severe Drought to 4 Percent

Super-Soaking Storms Cut Severe Drought to 4 Percent

More than 80 percent of California is no longer in drought after a series of winter storms, including last week's hourslong soaker in Southern California. About 17 percent of the state remains in drought,...

Thursday, Feb 23, 2017 at 11:30 AM PST

CHP Officer Dies in Sacramento Motorcycle Crash

CHP Officer Dies in Sacramento Motorcycle Crash

Officials say a California Highway Patrol officer died after crashing his motorcycle while chasing a suspect in Sacramento.

Thursday, Feb 23, 2017 at 07:59 AM PST

Protests After Cop Fires Gun in Fight With Teens

Protests After Cop Fires Gun in Fight With Teens

Video surfaced Wednesday of a fight in Anaheim between at least two teenage boys and an off-duty Los Angeles police officer who fired a gun during the scuffle.

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017 at 05:17 PM PST

Calif. City Urges Congress to Investigate Trump Business Ties

Calif. City Urges Congress to Investigate Trump Business Ties

The Richmond City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved a resolution calling on the United States Congress to investigate whether President Donald Trump’s business dealings warrant impeachment. The East San...

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017 at 03:38 PM PST

Firefighters Comfort Cat Rescued From Burning Home

Firefighters Comfort Cat Rescued From Burning Home

Firefighters provided oxygen and a few comforting back scratches to a cat who was rescued Wednesday Feb. 22, 2017 from a burning home in the Riverside County community of Perris. No injuries were reported.

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017 at 03:37 PM PST

Stolen Purple Heart Returned to Vietnam War Veteran

Stolen Purple Heart Returned to Vietnam War Veteran

A Purple Heart and 23 military medals that were stolen from a Northern California man during the Lake Oroville evacuations were found and returned to him Sunday. The Yuba City police chief personally returned the medals to Mike Pomeroy, a Vietnam War veteran, less than 24 hours after the department called for the community's help in finding the suspected burglars' pickup truck. Read more on KCRA.

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017 at 05:05 PM PST

Thousands Evacuated as Floods Inundate San Jose

Thousands Evacuated as Floods Inundate San Jose

Some of the 14,000 residents evacuated due to historic flooding in San Jose will be allowed to return to their homes Wednesday night, officials said. The news comes a day after rising floodwaters sent residents...

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017 at 10:42 AM PST

California Man Pleads Guilty in Scheme to Buy Drug Planes

California Man Pleads Guilty in Scheme to Buy Drug Planes

Hector Hernandez entered pleas Tuesday in San Diego to federal conspiracy charges.

Thursday, Feb 23, 2017 at 10:50 AM PST

Sample Questions Immigrants Must Answer to Become Citizens

Sample Questions Immigrants Must Answer to Become Citizens

Immigrants who want to become citizens must go through a long list of requirements, including passing a 10-question civics test. Check out some sample questions here.

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