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Surfer With Disabilities Inspires SoCal Beachgoers
Photo: Mitchell Solomon-Coombs

Surfer With Disabilities Inspires SoCal Beachgoers

Surfing is difficult for many people to master, but for Mitchell Solomon-Coombs, the sport poses an especially unique challenge because the 22-year-old is unable to walk. Watch »

Aug 1, 2015
SF Zoo Penguins Graduate From Fish School

SF Zoo Penguins Graduate From Fish School

Two Magellanic penguin chicks graduated from the San Francisco Zoo's "fish school" Saturday morning, a zoo... Read »

Aug 1, 2015
Crash on 15 Freeway Sparks Brush Fire in Cajon Pass

Crash on 15 Freeway Sparks Brush Fire in Cajon Pass

A tour bus crash along the 15 Freeway sparked a brush fire in the Cajon Pass and prompted a partial closure of the... Read »

Aug 1, 2015
Spike in Suicides Boosts Oversight of a California Women's Prison

Spike in Suicides Boosts Oversight of a California Women's Prison

A spike in suicides and attempted suicides has prompted corrections officials to step up oversight at a California... Read »

Aug 1, 2015
Maddy Middleton's Father Thanks Community For Support

Maddy Middleton's Father Thanks Community For Support

The father of 8-year-old Maddy Middleton is breaking his silence and thanking the community for the outpouring of... Watch »

Jul 31, 2015
Over 100 Starving Animals Rescued From Ranch

Over 100 Starving Animals Rescued From Ranch

More than 100 emaciated cows, goats, sheep, hens, ducks, pigs, dogs and cats were rescued from a squalid... Read »

Jul 31, 2015
Tentative Ruling in Jahi McMath Case Could Cost Family Millions

Tentative Ruling in Jahi McMath Case Could Cost Family Millions

A judge’s tentative ruling could cost the family of Jahi McMath millions of dollars. Read »

Jul 31, 2015
Gov. Brown Allows Parole for School Bus Hijacker

Gov. Brown Allows Parole for School Bus Hijacker

California Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday allowed parole for one of three men convicted in the 1976 kidnapping of... Read »

Jul 31, 2015
Watts Community Wants Riots Anniversary to Spur Change

Watts Community Wants Riots Anniversary to Spur Change

With just weeks until the 50th anniversary of the Watts Riots, area residents met Thursday to address unfulfilled... Watch »

Jul 31, 2015
Social Media Reunites Couple With Wedding Scrapbook Left at Airport

Social Media Reunites Couple With Wedding Scrapbook Left at Airport

Nearly a year after it was found in a briefcase at the Los Angeles International Airport, a wedding scrapbook was... Read »

Jul 31, 2015
Lifeguard Attack on Venice Pier Caught on Camera

Lifeguard Attack on Venice Pier Caught on Camera

A lifeguard was attacked by several people on the Venice Pier Thursday afternoon in a violent altercation caught on... Watch »

Jul 31, 2015
Clean Up Begins After Sacramento County Fire

Clean Up Begins After Sacramento County Fire

Families have started cleaning up a Sacramento County neighborhood on Friday, after a raging grass fire burned down... Watch »

Jul 31, 2015
Morrissey Says He Was Groped at SFO

Morrissey Says He Was Groped at SFO

The singer Morrissey said he was groped at San Francisco International Airport this week on his way to London, and... Read »

Jul 30, 2015
Most Californians: Global Warming Is Threat to Quality of Life

Most Californians: Global Warming Is Threat to Quality of Life

Nearly two-thirds of Californians believe global warming is having an impact on the state's persistent drought. Read »

Jul 30, 2015
More than 400 Rescued from Powerful Riptides

More than 400 Rescued from Powerful Riptides

Lifeguards rescued more than 400 people from strong rip currents along state beaches on Tuesday. Watch »

Jul 30, 2015
California National Guard Launches Drone to Find Missing Teacher

California National Guard Launches Drone to Find Missing Teacher

Using an unprecedented search technique, the California National Guard has launched a drone to help look for a... Read »

Jul 30, 2015
California Couple Secretly Marries at Disneyland

California Couple Secretly Marries at Disneyland

Oakland residents Lex Emmanuel and Emily Rose successfully held a secret wedding in Disneyland. Read »

Jul 30, 2015
Wife Mistakes Gas for Brake, Hits, Kills Husband

Wife Mistakes Gas for Brake, Hits, Kills Husband

An elderly woman who mistook the gas pedal for the brake ran over and killed her husband Wednesday morning... Read »

Jul 30, 2015
US Olympic Committee Exploring LA-SF Joint Bid: Sources

US Olympic Committee Exploring LA-SF Joint Bid: Sources

With Boston now out of the 2024 Olympics race, Los Angeles is exploring a new bid that could include Bay Area... Watch »

Jul 29, 2015
Oil Slick Reported at SoCal Beach

Oil Slick Reported at SoCal Beach

The U.S. Coast Guard was inspecting an oil slick off the coast of Southern California Wednesday afternoon after... Watch »

Jul 29, 2015
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