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Malibu Pier Remains Closed Due to High Surf

Malibu Pier Remains Closed Due to High Surf

Malibu Pier remained Wednesday due to near-record high surf pushed into Southern California by Hurricane Marie. Watch »

Aug 28, 2014

"Hero" Lifeguard Jumps From Pier to Save Swimmer

A swimmer in distress was rescued from heavy surf that slammed the Orange County coastal community of Seal Beach and... Watch »

Aug 28, 2014

"Serial Killer" in SoCal Charged With Murder in Series of Shootings

A suspected "serial killer" from the San Fernando Valley was charged with murder and attempted murder Tuesday after... Watch »

Aug 27, 2014
Orange County Woman Dies From West Nile

Orange County Woman Dies From West Nile

An elderly Orange County woman who died last week had the most severe form of the West Nile virus, tests... Watch »

Aug 26, 2014
Comcast Offers Free WiFi Following Napa Earthquake

Comcast Offers Free WiFi Following Napa Earthquake

Napa residents and emergency workers can now access Comcast's Xfinity WiFi hotspot network for free, after... Read »

Aug 26, 2014
Surfer Dies After Being Pulled From Water in Malibu

Surfer Dies After Being Pulled From Water in Malibu

A surfer died after being pulled from the water unconscious near Surfrider Beach in Malibu as Hurricane Marie kicked... Read »

2 hours ago
Pols Skip Mexican Prez Lunch Over Jailed Marine

Pols Skip Mexican Prez Lunch Over Jailed Marine

At least three Republicans have rejected Tuesday's lunch invite from Gov. Jerry Brown to protest... Read »

Aug 26, 2014
Napa Earthquake Leads to Wine Bucket Challenge

Napa Earthquake Leads to Wine Bucket Challenge

A purpose has been found for all of the barrels and bottles of Cabernet broken during the Napa earthquake of Sunday.... Read »

Aug 26, 2014
California Lawmakers  Reject Statewide Plastic Bag Ban Bill

California Lawmakers Reject Statewide Plastic Bag Ban Bill

The Assembly on Monday rejected legislation that would make California the first state to impose a ban on single-use... Read »

Aug 26, 2014
Early-Warning System Worked During Bay Area Quake: Scientists

Early-Warning System Worked During Bay Area Quake: Scientists

An earthquake early warning system for the West Coast received a boost Tuesday with the approval of federal funding... Watch »

Aug 26, 2014
Secret Poll: Raiders Are NFL's Least-Desirable Team

Secret Poll: Raiders Are NFL's Least-Desirable Team

The Oakland Raiders players deserve extra love and attention from their fans: they play in the NFL's pit... Read »

Aug 26, 2014
Mold Concerns Force SJSU to Close Journalism Building

Mold Concerns Force SJSU to Close Journalism Building

It’s a rocky start to the new semester at San Jose State University: Water damage has closed one of the... Watch »

Aug 26, 2014
Early-Warning System Worked in Napa Quake: Experts

Early-Warning System Worked in Napa Quake: Experts

University of California, Berkeley, scientists say an early-warning system gave them a 10-second alert when... Watch »

Aug 25, 2014
Kill Switches Now Required on All Smartphones in California

Kill Switches Now Required on All Smartphones in California

A bill signed into law by California Gov. Jerry Brown Monday should make smartphones a lot less vulnerable... Read »

Aug 26, 2014
In Quake Country, Quake Insurance a Necessity

In Quake Country, Quake Insurance a Necessity

Folks in Napa are just beginning to assess the costs of rebuilding due to the devastation caused by... Watch »

Aug 26, 2014
Giant Duck Will Stick Around LA Until September

Giant Duck Will Stick Around LA Until September

A giant rubber duck that has been drawing crowds to the Port of Los Angeles since it’s arrival last week will... Read »

Aug 25, 2014
Four Sharks Spotted at Manhattan Beach

Four Sharks Spotted at Manhattan Beach

Four juvenile sharks were spotted in Manhattan Beach Sunday, according to Los Angeles County Lifeguards. Read »

Aug 25, 2014
Skateboarders Shred Buckled Napa Streets

Skateboarders Shred Buckled Napa Streets

When NBC Bay Area photographer Jeremy Carroll snapped a picture of skateboarders doing tricks on a stretch of... Watch »

Aug 25, 2014
Napa Takes Stock of Quake Damage, Power Comes Back

Napa Takes Stock of Quake Damage, Power Comes Back

Downtown Napa remained shuttered on Monday, one day after a 6.0 earthquake jolted the heart of California... Watch »

Aug 28, 2014
By the Numbers: Napa Earthquake's Impact

By the Numbers: Napa Earthquake's Impact

The strongest earthquake in 25 years shook Northern California early Sunday, causing significant damage and injuring... Read »

Aug 25, 2014
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