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The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation said that Matthew Beck, 26, died when a 120-foot tree uprooted and fell on him in remote Humboldt County, about 320 miles (515 kilometers) north of San Francisco.
Covered California officials declined to comment on the budget analysis Wednesday but have said in the past that the GOP legislation would make coverage unaffordable for many Californians, especially those who have lower incomes and live in pricier ...
Health officials confirmed the second botulism-related death in California within a week. However, the recent death is not related to the botulism outbreak caused by the nacho cheese, which left one dead and nine others critically ill.
Four inmates remain hospitalized with gunshot wounds a day after California correctional officers opened fire to quell a mass attack on eight prison guards by more than 100 inmates.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers arrested nearly 190 people in Southern California in a five-day operation that targeted "public safety threats," including criminal foreign nationals, illegal re-entrants and immigration fugitives ...
A proposed 5-mile tunnel linking two Los Angeles-area freeways could be dead after a transit board rejected the idea. | May 25, 2017, at 5:33 p.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google +; Cancel. Transit Officials Reject LA-Area Freeway Tunnel ...
California State University students on Wednesday demanded the system's trustees reconsider a 5 percent tuition hike, stressing a growing frustration with the ...
Demolition has begun on the battered Oroville dam spillway in preparation for replacing it, California water officials said Wednesday, May 24, 2017.
Thousands of Hondas and Acuras in Southern California have been and will be recalled due to defective airbag inflators Riverside police officials said. These airbag inflators can rupture even with just a minor fender bender spraying metal shrapnel into ...
(CNN) A monster of a landslide has buried a quarter-mile section of the scenic coastal highway in California's Big Sur region, piling fresh misery on a remote area that hasn't seen the road fully passable for months.
California state health officials said they are working with local public health departments across the state to help control norovirus outbreaks that have ...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The celebration following the House vote to approve Trumpcare caused reason for concern for many Federal, State, and even local government officials. California insurance Commissioner David Jones said that the Congressional ...
prison officials: 8 guards, 7 inmates hospitalized after melee at California prison that took live ammunition to stop.
For some California cities, officials say trying to shut down illegal pot dispensaries can seem like an endless game of Whack-a-Mole - close one down, and another pops up.
California health officials say the nacho cheese tested positive for the toxin that caused the botulism outbreak. How serious is botulism?
Officials to Mull Sale of Fallen firefighters' Buggies. Officials in Prescott on Tuesday will consider whether to approve the sale of two buggies that transported the fallen Granite Mountain Hotshots to their firefighting assignments.
'Sgt. Pepper' was only the beginning: 50 years after the Beatles' psychedelic landmark and other astonishments of 1967, much of the music we listen to remains shaped by that year.
The store was ordered to stop selling prepared foods on May 5, but was allowed to reopen and sell prepackaged food items only on May 8 after a California Department of public health officer seized four bags of the cheese sauce, according to a ...
Democratic organizer Kimberly Ellis, who lost her bid to lead the California Democratic by a razor-thin margin, on Sunday questioned the validity of the election and called for an audit of the vote.
Scorching temperatures across the Southland this weekend have elevated the risk of wildfires, weather officials warned. David Sweet, meteorologist with the ...
A Los Angeles-based nonprofit is claiming California prison officials have undermined last fall's ballot measure to overhaul the state's parole process by excluding sex offenders from consideration for early release.
(AP) - A humpback whale swam into a Southern California harbor and got stuck there, drawing spectators and news helicopters as boat crews try to guide it out to the open water.
Supporters of the losing candidate in the California Democratic party's race for chairperson were out en masse early Sunday morning at the state convention in Sacramento, many calling for an investigation of the party's voting process.
OAKLAND - A landmark California safety rule to prevent oil refinery fires, explosions and chemical releases was adopted by a state board Thursday, nearly five years after a big Chevron fire in Richmond fueled calls for the tougher measures.
Fourth Grade students Lobby for California State Nuts. A California fourth grade class is pushing to make almonds, pistachios, walnuts and pecans the official state nuts. | May 19, 2017, at 11:31 a.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google +; Cancel.
After an investigation, health officials say it appears that several of the college softball players traveling together, who dined at the restaurant, had been ill with symptoms of acute gastroenteritis before eating at the restaurant.
A class of fourth-grade students from Merced, CA, are responsible for leading the drive to make almonds the official nut of the state.
California health inspectors have linked last week's botulism outbreak -- a rare and sometimes fatal form of food poisoning -- to a nacho cheese sauce traced back to a mom-and-pop gas station in Walnut Grove, CBS Sacramento reports.
California officials vowed Thursday to implement a state-run retirement program that could benefit nearly 7 million private-sector workers despite recent congressional action that seeks to block it.
To some, California has long had the reputation of being a little nutty. Now, a fourth-grade class in Merced is trying to make it official. Earlier this year, students from Margaret Sheehy Elementary school launched a letter-writing campaign urging ...
American officials and Syrian activists said the strike hit in the desert near the border with Jordan, though it was unclear if it struck the Syrian Army or just militias allied with the government.
City officials from Philadelphia and Berkeley, Calif., told Seattle City Council members that they have yet to see any lasting effects from the soda taxes that have ...
San Francisco (Legal Newsline) - Four voting groups are suing California government officials, alleging violation of federal law.
Amgen Tour of California officials said Tuesday that the incident involving Toms Skujins (Cannondale-Drapac) being pushed back into the race after suffering a ...
According to the Public Policy Institute of California, around half of California renters pay more than 35 percent of their household income on housing.
A top official working on innovation initiatives for the State of California is stepping down. Louis Stewart, the deputy director for innovation and entrepreneurship in the Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz), announced on ...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - California's attorney general and state lawmakers again moved Monday in the opposite direction from the Trump administration, this time on penalties for criminals.
California lawmakers blasted state water officials Thursday for their oversight of the half-century-old dam that anchors the state's water system in a hearing focusing on the design problems and aging that contributed to the evacuation of nearly 200 ...
The California Department of Water Resources came under blistering criticism at a hearing Thursday in the Legislature for its management of the Oroville dam, three months after nearby residents were evacuated out of concerns about possible flooding.
But Republican officials on Capitol Hill say President Donald Trump's upcoming budget plan will rely on rosy predictions of economic growth - and the higher tax revenues that would result.
State officials say the fish that survived Wednesday's pump failure will stay at the Thermalito facility until they get big enough to be released into the Feather River.
More great white sharks were spotted Wednesday along the Southern California coastline where beachgoers received warnings from Capistrano Beach to San Onofre State Park, the site of a shark attack nearly two weeks ago.
The amount of money Donald Trump's administration reimburses California for repairs to Oroville dam could depend on whether the state properly maintained the dam's spillway prior to it crumbling this winter, a state water official told lawmakers ...
(AP) -- Coroner's investigators in Southern California have identified a woman struck and killed by two cars in 1990, solving a case that baffled officials for decades and was featured on the TV show "Unsolved Mysteries." The Orange County Sheriff's ...
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Despite a setback in Washington last week, California leaders say they will push ahead with their plan for a state-run retirement savings program.
San Francisco (AP) - Elected officials in Northern California are warning in a letter to the governor that they don't believe the Oroville dam is reliable or flexible enough to provide flood protection to communities downstream - and they're not ...
BODEGA, Calif. (AP) - The California Department of fish and Wildlife has decided not to release a quarter-million Chinook salmon into the Bodega Bay.
Elected officials in Northern California are warning in a letter to the governor that they don't believe the Oroville dam is reliable or flexible enough to provide flood protection to communities downstream -- and they're not confident the state would ...
A key witness in a corruption trial of San Bernardino County officials says defendants who received $100,000 apiece were not promised the money as a bribe before agreeing to a $102 million settlement with a developer.




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