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Nearly 800 firefighters and more than 50 fire engines battled a large late season wildfire that destroyed one structure and was threatening several others in Northern California on Saturday, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.
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Most children only ever dream of becoming a superhero, but a 5-year-old leukemia survivor got to experience something like the real thing on Friday morning in San Francisco.
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After a man with an assault rifle shot his way through security at Los Angeles International Airport, killing a TSA agent and wounding two others, investigators are seeking answers.
A snorkeler off the coast of California made an alarming discovery this weekend while paddling around Catalina Island, south of Los Angeles: a recently deceased 18-foot oarfish, one of the creatures thought to be the “sea serpents” of nautical legend.
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A brother and sister who both serve in the U.S. Navy and have been separated for the past 30 years were finally reunited in an emotional day Friday at the Naval Medical Center San Diego (NMCSD).
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Meet Elinor Otto, 93, who gets up at 4 a.m. each workday and drives to the Boeing plant in Long Beach, Calif., where she inserts rivets into the wing sections of C-17 cargo planes. It’s a job she’s been doing at various aircraft assembly plants since 1942. That’s right — she’s one of the original “Rosie the Riveter” girls, and still at it.
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A California wildfire that has scorched an area bigger than the size of Chicago near Yosemite National Park was 20 percent contained Tuesday, officials said. But the raging blaze was expected to move farther into the park and threaten a reservoir that provides most of San Francisco’s water.
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A crowd gathered at a Southern California church to remember Christina and Ethan Anderson, a mother and 8-year-old boy who were allegedly killed by kidnapping and murder suspect James Lee DiMaggio.
Up to 35 people were injured Thursday when a tour bus rolled over on the Foothill (210) Freeway near the San Gabriel (605) Freeway about 20 miles east of Los Angeles in Irwindale, Calif., the CHP said.
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San Diego Mayor Bob Filner has agreed to resign as part of a deal reached this week with city officials, NBC 7 News has learned.
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San Diego Mayor Bob Filner announced he will take a leave of absence Friday to undergo intensive therapy following several allegations of inappropriate sexual advances and sexual harassment.
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A “very aggressive” fire in Southern California’s San Jacinto Mountains grew to 8,000 acres Tuesday, damaging several structures, forcing mandatory evacuations and spreading heavy smoke into the Coachella Valley, officials said.
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The people behind California’s Proposition 8 have launched a new legal effort to stop the state from permitting same-sex marriages.
It’s a long shot, but it gets at an issue that has been lurking in the legal dispute all along. The question is whether they’ve gone to the right place to get it resolved.
A Saudi Arabian princess is accused of “slavery” after a woman who was allegedly held against her will as a domestic servant escaped from a three-story building, flagged down a bus and alerted authorities in Irvine.