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Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017 at 08:52 AM PDT

Blaze Breaks Out at Chevron El Segundo Refinery

Blaze Breaks Out at Chevron El Segundo Refinery

Fire crews are nearly finished extinguishing a blaze that broke out at the Chevron El Segundo Refinery.

Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017 at 12:49 PM PDT

Truck Fire Spreads to Brush Off 5 Freeway

Truck Fire Spreads to Brush Off 5 Freeway

The northbound 5 Freeway was closed early Wednesday in Santa Clarita due to a big rig fire. Firefighters knocked down the brush fire, but traffic was backed up past the 14 Freeway during a slow drive north of...

Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 12:16 AM PDT

Death Toll From Northern California Fires Rises to 42

Death Toll From Northern California Fires Rises to 42

The death toll from Northern California's destructive wildfires rose to 42 Wednesday after the remains of another person were found in Sonoma County. Spokeswoman Misti Harris said the county is working on...

Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017 at 08:15 PM PDT

Couple's Engagement Rings Survive Fire in Santa Rosa

Couple's Engagement Rings Survive Fire in Santa Rosa

Monica Brinkerhoff was crushed. At last sight Monday, flames were licking the Santa Rosa house she shared with her wife, Sam Brinkerhoff. But when the family returned to Coffey Park two days later, only a...

Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017 at 03:54 PM PDT

Man Faces Prison For LAX Songbird Smuggling

Man Faces Prison For LAX Songbird Smuggling

A Fountain Valley man faces a possible federal prison term when he's sentenced Monday for smuggling nearly 100 tiny Asian songbirds -- most of which died in transit -- in his luggage on a flight from Vietnam.

Monday, Oct 16, 2017 at 11:09 AM PDT

Massive Marijuana Grow Discovered After Placentia Fire

Massive Marijuana Grow Discovered After Placentia Fire

Placentia police were investigating an illegal marijuana growing operation in an industrial building discovered when it caused a utility pole to catch fire, authorities said.

Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017 at 03:19 AM PDT

California Is 1st to Allow Gender-Neutral Birth Certificate

California Is 1st to Allow Gender-Neutral Birth Certificate

California became the first state to allow a nonbinary gender marker on birth certificates Sunday.

Sunday, Oct 15, 2017 at 09:13 PM PDT

Ball Girls Who Survived Las Vegas Massacre Return to Stadium

Ball Girls Who Survived Las Vegas Massacre Return to Stadium

Los Angeles Dodgers ball girls, Christina Zambrana and Amy Moore, who both survived the Las Vegas massacre, return to Dodger Stadium for the first time on Sunday.

Monday, Oct 16, 2017 at 12:39 AM PDT

Kevin de Leon Announces Challenge to Sen. Feinstein

Kevin de Leon Announces Challenge to Sen. Feinstein

With an email and video claiming credit for infusing progressive politics into California's legislature, Senate Leader Kevin de Leon on Sunday announced he will challenge fellow Democrat Sen. Dianne Feinstein as...

Monday, Oct 16, 2017 at 12:30 AM PDT

Calif. Turns Corner in Battling Wildfires as Winds Steady

Calif. Turns Corner in Battling Wildfires as Winds Steady

California fire authorities said Sunday they have turned a corner in battling several of the wildfires that have devastated wine country and other rural parts of Northern California over the past week. Some...

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