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Saturday, May 21, 2016 at 06:06 PM PDT

Shuttle Fuel Tank Rolls Through LA, Arrives at Calif. Science Center

Shuttle Fuel Tank Rolls Through LA, Arrives at Calif. Science Center

The lone remaining external fuel tank from NASA's space shuttle program began a slow ride across Los Angeles early Saturday and arrived 18 hours later at the California Science Center, where it will be...

Friday, May 20, 2016 at 09:30 PM PDT

Fire Burns Abandoned Ruby's Diner on Seal Beach Pier

Fire Burns Abandoned Ruby's Diner on Seal Beach Pier

Crews aboard firefighting boats extinguished a fire that burned Friday morning at the former Ruby's Diner building on the end of the Seal Beach Pier.

Friday, May 20, 2016 at 01:13 PM PDT

Dr. Priscilla Chan Speaks at The Harker School

Dr. Priscilla Chan Speaks at The Harker School

Dr. Priscilla Chan gave a commencement speech at San Jose’s The Harker School on Thursday, seven years after she left teaching there and decided to go to medical school, and then to go on to marry Facebook...

Friday, May 20, 2016 at 06:31 AM PDT

Diamond Valley Lake Reopens for Memorial Day Weekend

Diamond Valley Lake Reopens for Memorial Day Weekend

After banning boaters from a popular recreational lake for an entire year due to drought concerns and low water levels, the Diamond Valley Lake is back open just in time for Memorial Day weekend.

Friday, May 20, 2016 at 06:28 AM PDT

Parents of Paris Attack Victim Receive Her Diploma

Parents of Paris Attack Victim Receive Her Diploma

An emotional commencement ceremony was held Thursday at Cal State Long Beach, where the parents of Nohemi Gonzalez, the student who was killed during a terrorist attack in Paris last year, accepted her...

Friday, May 20, 2016 at 06:24 AM PDT

California Moves to Update History Teaching Guide to Reflect Diverse Students

California Moves to Update History Teaching Guide to Reflect Diverse Students

California is a step closer to adopting a new history and social studies teaching framework aimed at reflecting the state's diverse student population. The Instructional Quality Commission approved the document...

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 05:48 PM PDT

Alameda Student Dies at Football Practice

Alameda Student Dies at Football Practice

A freshman died at a high school during football practice in Alameda on Tuesday, prompting questions about how that happened and sparking a wave of grief counselors to the campus.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 03:29 PM PDT

'Walking Dead' Attraction: Universal Date Reveal

'Walking Dead' Attraction: Universal Date Reveal

The horror series makes its permanent theme park debut in July.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 07:16 PM PDT

Bear Climbs Tree After School Campus Visit

Bear Climbs Tree After School Campus Visit

Two schools were locked down in San Bernardino County Wednesday morning due to a bear that wandered from a home's backyard and onto school property before it was tranquilized in a tree.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 01:49 PM PDT

California Faces Above-Average Threat of Wildfire Despite El Nino

California Faces Above-Average Threat of Wildfire Despite El Nino

Southern California didn't benefit from the El Nino as much as the state's northern mountains, officials say.

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