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Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 05:46 AM PDT

Robert Plant Takes the Stand in 'Stairway' Copyright Trial

Robert Plant Takes the Stand in 'Stairway' Copyright Trial

Led Zeppelin singer Robert Plant described his memory of encounters 40 years ago as foggy and said he does not remember hanging out with the band Spirit when he took the stand Tuesday in a closely watched...

Tuesday, Jun 21, 2016 at 01:48 PM PDT

Caught on Video: Mountain Biker Crashes Into Bear

Caught on Video: Mountain Biker Crashes Into Bear

A mountain biker whose video camera captured him colliding with a bear on a trail near Lake Tahoe in California said he imagined the animal was as surprised as he was by the encounter.

Tuesday, Jun 21, 2016 at 06:58 PM PDT

California Closing Last Nuclear Plant

California Closing Last Nuclear Plant

California's last nuclear power plant will close by 2025 under an accord announced Tuesday, ending three decades of safety debates that helped fuel the national anti-nuclear power movement.

Tuesday, Jun 21, 2016 at 10:47 AM PDT

Evacuations Ordered in Calif. as Fires Scorch Mountains

Evacuations Ordered in Calif. as Fires Scorch Mountains

Evacuations were ordered Monday afternoon as firefighters battled two brush fires burning in the Angeles National Forest above Azusa and Duarte, amid a record-setting heat wave, fire officials said. The...

Sunday, Jun 19, 2016 at 11:37 PM PDT

One Dead in Small Plane Crash Near BART Tracks

One Dead in Small Plane Crash Near BART Tracks

A small plane crashed near BART tracks in Hayward just before noon Sunday, killing the pilot, BART police said.

Saturday, Jun 18, 2016 at 11:12 PM PDT

Recent Santa Clara Graduate Heads Out On Epic Adventure To Aid Wounded Veterans

Recent Santa Clara Graduate Heads Out On Epic Adventure To Aid Wounded Veterans

Sarah Marble wants to get her post-graduate life off with "something really big."

Monday, Jun 20, 2016 at 05:27 AM PDT

'Star Trek' Actor Anton Yelchin Killed by Own Car

'Star Trek' Actor Anton Yelchin Killed by Own Car

Yelchin was killed in a fatal traffic collision early Sunday morning, his publicist, Jennifer Allen confirmed.

Monday, Jun 20, 2016 at 04:08 PM PDT

South Bay Man Honored for Saving Driver From Burning Car

South Bay Man Honored for Saving Driver From Burning Car

A South Bay man will soon be honored as a hero for rescuing an almost unconscious driver from a burning car.

Saturday, Jun 18, 2016 at 11:57 AM PDT

Obama Celebrates National Parks in Yosemite

Obama Celebrates National Parks in Yosemite

President Barack Obama wants more people to appreciate and visit America's national parks as the park system nears its 100th birthday in August. Obama and his family spent the night at Yosemite National...

Sunday, Jun 19, 2016 at 09:29 AM PDT

Heatwave, Winds Fuel Raging California Wildfire

Heatwave, Winds Fuel Raging California Wildfire

A massive wildfire, fueled by strong winds, rising temperatures and an extended drought, has charred 7,811 acres in Santa Barbara County as firefighters brace for an extreme heatwave threatening to roast...

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