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Smartphone 'Kill Switch' Law Takes Effect

Smartphone 'Kill Switch' Law Takes Effect

Effective Wednesday, newly-purchased smartphones in California will be required to come pre-equipped with theft-deterrent technology. Read »

Jul 2, 2015
California Slips Back to No. 8 Economy in the World

California Slips Back to No. 8 Economy in the World

Less than a month after edging out Brazil, California has slipped back to its ranking as the eighth-largest economy... Read »

Jul 1, 2015
Asiana Faces New Suit Related to 2013 Crash

Asiana Faces New Suit Related to 2013 Crash

Asiana Airlines is facing a new class-action lawsuit from passengers on the plane that crashed at San Francisco... Read »

Jul 1, 2015
Ex-California Sen. Leland Yee Pleads Guilty

Ex-California Sen. Leland Yee Pleads Guilty

Leland Yee, a former California state senator, pleaded guilty on Wednesday to a felony racketeering charge in an... Watch »

Jul 1, 2015
Stephen Hawking Pops In For Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook Q&A, Asks About 'Gravity and Other Forces'

Stephen Hawking Pops In For Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook Q&A, Asks About...

When Mark Zuckerberg does his Townhall Q&As on Facebook, thousands of people ask him questions.Sometimes famous... Read »

Jul 1, 2015
Plea Deal Likely in Leland Yee Corruption Case

Plea Deal Likely in Leland Yee Corruption Case

A former California state senator charged in a sweeping organized crime and public corruption case centered in San... Read »

Jul 1, 2015
2 Arrested in Beating, Robbery of Deaf Man

2 Arrested in Beating, Robbery of Deaf Man

Two men have been arrested in the beating and robbery of a deaf man outside a Riverside coffee shop last month... Read »

Jul 1, 2015
Friend Fears For LA Man Missing on Road Trip

Friend Fears For LA Man Missing on Road Trip

A man fears his best friend may have died on a road trip to Seattle after he failed to show up at an acquaintance's... Watch »

Jul 1, 2015
Kindergartner's Haircut Leads to Civil Rights Complaint

Kindergartner's Haircut Leads to Civil Rights Complaint

A kindergartner’s fade haircut – a little bit longer on top, buzzed on the sides – has created a federal flap... Watch »

Jun 28, 2015
Juvenile Hall Officer Busted During Trip to Disneyland

Juvenile Hall Officer Busted During Trip to Disneyland

A 51-year-old San Francisco juvenile corrections officer has been charged with possession of cocaine and a loaded... Read »

Jun 30, 2015
Steph Curry Merchandise Named Most Popular in NBA

Steph Curry Merchandise Named Most Popular in NBA

Steph Curry and the Golden State Warriors are leading the NBA in merchandise sales right now. Read »

Jun 30, 2015
Firefighters Gain Ground on Fire Near Missions

Firefighters Gain Ground on Fire Near Missions

Evacuations have been lifted after the fire burned about 320 acres near La Purisima Mission in Lompoc. Read »

Jun 30, 2015
Gov Approves School Vaccine Law

Gov Approves School Vaccine Law

California's governor signed the controversial school vaccine bill into law Tuesday. Watch »

Jun 30, 2015
Coast Guard Chopper Crash Lands at San Francisco International Airport

Coast Guard Chopper Crash Lands at San Francisco International Airport

A Coast Guard helicopter made a hard landing at San Francisco International Airport while it was conducting a... Watch »

Jun 30, 2015
Centuries-Old Mission Evacuated as 200-Acre Fire Erupts

Centuries-Old Mission Evacuated as 200-Acre Fire Erupts

Mandatory evacuations were ordered in Santa Barbara County Monday where a 200-acre vegetation fire burned... Read »

Jun 29, 2015
Man Hit With Tire Iron in Unprovoked Gas Station Attack

Man Hit With Tire Iron in Unprovoked Gas Station Attack

In "a random act of violence" that was captured on surveillance video, a man is seen being hit with a tire... Watch »

Jun 29, 2015
Hundreds of Bud Light Cans Spill Onto Freeway

Hundreds of Bud Light Cans Spill Onto Freeway

It was a boozy mess Monday morning when a semi-truck hauling Bud Light cans overturned on the 91 Freeway in... Read »

Jun 29, 2015
Feds Defend

Feds Defend "Extravagant" Burning Man Special Housing Request

Federal Bureau of Land Management officials are defending their request for special housing accommodations during... Read »

Jun 29, 2015
3 Students Sue UC Regents Over Sex Assault Reporting

3 Students Sue UC Regents Over Sex Assault Reporting

Three University of California at Berkeley students, who said they were sexually assaulted on campus, filed a civil... Watch »

Jun 29, 2015
Calif. Lawmakers Pass Strict School Vaccine Bill

Calif. Lawmakers Pass Strict School Vaccine Bill

California lawmakers have passed a contentious bill that would impose one of the strictest school vaccination laws... Read »

Jun 29, 2015
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