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State Faces New Water Cuts for Farmers

State Faces New Water Cuts for Farmers

Farmers along the river delta at the heart of California agriculture expected to get an answer Friday on their... Read »

May 22, 2015
Drought Monitor: Rain Does Little for Long-Term Drought

Drought Monitor: Rain Does Little for Long-Term Drought

A storm dumped an inch of rain on drought-parched Southern California last week -- an unusual amount for May -- but... Read »

May 25, 2015
UC OK's 8% Fall Tuition Hikes for Out of State

UC OK's 8% Fall Tuition Hikes for Out of State

Members of the University of California's governing board have approved an 8 percent increase in the tuition premium... Watch »

May 21, 2015
In-Custody Death Trial Starts For Officer

In-Custody Death Trial Starts For Officer

Trial for an LAPD officer accused of assault under color of authority for allegedly kicking a handcuffed woman, who... Watch »

May 25, 2015
California Gov. Declares State of Emergency For Oil Spill

California Gov. Declares State of Emergency For Oil Spill

California Governor Jerry Brown on Wednesday issued an emergency proclamation for Santa Barbara County due to the... Watch »

May 21, 2015
Lake Mead Could Run Dangerously Low by 2017

Lake Mead Could Run Dangerously Low by 2017

Lake Mead's water levels will fall so low by January 2017 that utilities will be forced to cut supply to Arizona and... Read »

May 20, 2015
Stay-At-Home Dad Rejected From Joining Moms' Club

Stay-At-Home Dad Rejected From Joining Moms' Club

A stay-at-home dad says a Bay Area moms' group told him he’s unwelcome because he is heterosexual. Watch »

May 20, 2015
Help Sought to Find Missing Music Video Producer

Help Sought to Find Missing Music Video Producer

The distraught mother of a music producer who went missing in Compton three months ago has turned to the City... Watch »

May 20, 2015
Mother Arrested in 3-Year-Old Son's Stabbing

Mother Arrested in 3-Year-Old Son's Stabbing

A mother was arrested Tuesday morning after her 3-year-old son was found stabbed in the torso one night earlier... Watch »

May 20, 2015
Majority of Voters Not Paying Attention to Senate Race

Majority of Voters Not Paying Attention to Senate Race

Voters are not paying much attention to next year’s open primary election for Barbara Boxer’s U.S. Watch »

May 20, 2015
Miles-Long Oil Spill Dumps 21,000 Gallons on SoCal Coast

Miles-Long Oil Spill Dumps 21,000 Gallons on SoCal Coast

An oil spill near along the coast near Santa Barbara has dumped about 21,000 gallons of oil from a 2-foot pipeline... Watch »

May 20, 2015
Los Angeles Raises Its Minimum Wage to $15 an Hour

Los Angeles Raises Its Minimum Wage to $15 an Hour

The Los Angeles City Council has voted 14-1 on Tuesday to increase the city’s minimum wage from $9 to $15 an hour by... Watch »

May 20, 2015
Ban on Gay Conversion Therapy Introduced in Congress

Ban on Gay Conversion Therapy Introduced in Congress

The first national bill to stop what is known as “conversion therapy” was introduced in Congress on Tuesday by... Read »

May 19, 2015
Raw Video: Pursuit Ends in Wild Chase

Raw Video: Pursuit Ends in Wild Chase

Three men wanted in connection with a home burglary led police on a high-speed pursuit in rush hour traffic with... Watch »

May 19, 2015
89% Think Water Shortage Is Serious: Field Poll

89% Think Water Shortage Is Serious: Field Poll

The drought definitely has our attention. A new NBC Bay Area Field Poll shows 89 percent of Californians say the... Read »

May 19, 2015
Dead Whale Tagged With Motorcycle Club Graffiti

Dead Whale Tagged With Motorcycle Club Graffiti

After some haggling over which jurisdiction was responsible for two dead whales washed up in Pacifica, crews on... Watch »

May 19, 2015
Roaming Mountain Lion Captured in Bay Area Neighborhood

Roaming Mountain Lion Captured in Bay Area Neighborhood

A mountain lion on the loose in a Northern California neighborhood was captured by police and California Department... Watch »

May 19, 2015
Woman Offers $1,000 Reward for Return of Stolen Bird

Woman Offers $1,000 Reward for Return of Stolen Bird

A heartbroken East LA woman is offering a $1,000 reward for the safe return of her beloved bird that was stolen by a... Watch »

May 19, 2015
Calif. Sushi Chef Fined for Selling Whale Meat

Calif. Sushi Chef Fined for Selling Whale Meat

A chef who worked at a now-defunct sushi restaurant in Southern California was sentenced Monday to probation and... Read »

May 18, 2015
Berkeley Soda Tax Brings in $116,000 in First Month

Berkeley Soda Tax Brings in $116,000 in First Month

Berkeley’s tax on soda is raking in the funds, as predicted. Back in November, Berkeley became the first city in the... Watch »

May 19, 2015
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