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Women to Sunbathe Topless in Venice Beach?

Women to Sunbathe Topless in Venice Beach?

Venice beach in Southern California never falls short of being interesting. Between the world renowned boardwalk... Read »

Apr 23, 2015

"Exceptional" Drought Expands in Sierra

The most severe category of drought expanded during the past week in California's northern Sierra Nevada Mountain... Read »

Apr 23, 2015
Decades-Old CA Raisin Program Headed to Supreme Court

Decades-Old CA Raisin Program Headed to Supreme Court

A post-World War II-era program that forces raisin producers to give part of their annual crop to the government... Read »

Apr 22, 2015
Man Arrested in Abduction, Assault of 2-Year-Old

Man Arrested in Abduction, Assault of 2-Year-Old

A man has been charged in connection with the kidnapping and sexual assault of a 2-year-old Gardena girl earlier... Watch »

Apr 23, 2015
$5K Reward to Help Nab Sea Lion Pup Kidnappers

$5K Reward to Help Nab Sea Lion Pup Kidnappers

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) announced a $5,000 reward Wednesday “for help in nabbing sea lion... Read »

Apr 22, 2015
Sea Lion Pup Climbs Into Patrol Car, Gets Ride Back to Sea

Sea Lion Pup Climbs Into Patrol Car, Gets Ride Back to Sea

Northern California deputies rescued a sea lion pup that waddled about a quarter-mile from the ocean, snapping some... Read »

Apr 23, 2015
Soil Moisture Observatory Sends Back First Images

Soil Moisture Observatory Sends Back First Images

The SMAP observatory is designed to help scientists better understand, predict and monitor natural hazards like... Read »

Apr 24, 2015
Gov. Brown Captures Snake On Trip to Rural California, Tweets Photo

Gov. Brown Captures Snake On Trip to Rural California, Tweets Photo

Gov. Jerry Brown has received hundreds of comments and shares of a photo showing him posing with a snake. Read »

Apr 21, 2015
Legal Pot in California? Taxes, Black Market Pose Challenges

Legal Pot in California? Taxes, Black Market Pose Challenges

Legalizing marijuana for recreational use in California would raise an array of unknowns, from how it would be taxed... Watch »

Apr 21, 2015
Woman Plans Lawsuit After Officer Snatches Phone

Woman Plans Lawsuit After Officer Snatches Phone

A California woman whose cellphone was snatched and kicked by a deputy U.S. Marshal while she was recording law... Watch »

Apr 22, 2015
Shake Shack: Famous NYC Burger Heads for LA

Shake Shack: Famous NYC Burger Heads for LA

Hold the buns, SoCalers: A mythical comfort food joint is setting down California roots. Read »

Apr 21, 2015
California Prison Guard Shot While on Duty

California Prison Guard Shot While on Duty

A California prison guard on duty in the yard was shot by someone outside the facility. Read »

Apr 21, 2015

"Doing My Job": Chief Tackles Murder Suspect

San Jose's top cop ran into the action Monday — Chief Larry Esquivel tackled a murder suspect who was brought in for... Read »

Apr 21, 2015
Pot Smokers Light Up in Golden Gate Park for Annual 4/20 Celebration

Pot Smokers Light Up in Golden Gate Park for Annual 4/20 Celebration

One of the biggest celebrations for marijuana supporters kicked off at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco on Monday. Watch »

Apr 20, 2015
Researchers Take Another Look at Ventura Fault

Researchers Take Another Look at Ventura Fault

The earthquake fault that runs through the Southern California coastal city of Ventura can produce strong shaking... Watch »

Apr 21, 2015
Suspected Thief Stabs Sears Security Guard: Cops

Suspected Thief Stabs Sears Security Guard: Cops

A suspected thief allegedly stabbed a security guard at a Sears store in Pasadena Monday. Read »

Apr 21, 2015
Proposed Chargers-Raiders Stadium Plan Moves Forward

Proposed Chargers-Raiders Stadium Plan Moves Forward

A plan for a proposed stadium that could become home to the NFL's San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders cleared... Watch »

Apr 21, 2015
Woodside Needs to Cut Water Use by 35%

Woodside Needs to Cut Water Use by 35%

A new report has found that Woodside residents need to reduce their water use by 35 percent or risk heavy fines. Read »

Apr 20, 2015
MAP: California Water Use Tiers

MAP: California Water Use Tiers

This map shows how communities are listed in California's nine-tier system that penalizes the state's biggest water... Read »

Apr 20, 2015
William Shatner Wants $30B to Save California

William Shatner Wants $30B to Save California

Actor William Shatner is launching a $30 billion fundraising campaign to aid in California's drought relief... Read »

Apr 21, 2015
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