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  • Union: California prison staff told to fake checks

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California prison employees were pressured into falsifying suicide-watch records at the state's troubled new Stockton medical facility, endangering inmates and violating standards imposed in response to federal court orders, according to the union representing...

  • 6 injured when car jumps curb in Palo Alto

    PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — Police in the San Francisco Bay Area city of Palo Alto say six people were injured, one critically, when a car jumped a curb outside a cafe. The Palo Alto police accident reconstruction team was at the scene Thursday afternoon. Police said in a Tweet that the car's...

  • Californians to see 4.2 percent health increase

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — State officials say Californians buying individual health coverage on the statewide exchange will see their costs rise by an average of 4.2 percent in 2015, about half the increase the industry has seen in the past three years. Peter Lee, executive director of Covered...

  • 1 arrested in Tahoe City jewelry store heist

    TAHOE CITY, Calif. (AP) — A sheriff's deputy who was driving past a jewelry store in Tahoe City when he heard a window smash nabbed one of three suspects and recovered the stolen jewelry. Placer County Detective Sgt. Dave Hunt says 20-year-old Michael Potter of Sacramento was arrested on...

  • Dionne Warwick knows her way to San Jose

    SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — In 1968, Dionne Warwick had never been to San Jose and didn't think much of the song. But after the iconic singer recorded "Do You Know The Way To San Jose?" and the song became a huge hit, the 73-year old singer says with a laugh that she "cried all the way to the...

  • Former Bell mayor sentenced in corruption case

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former mayor of the scandal-ridden city of Bell has been sentenced to serve a year in Los Angeles County jail and five years of probation. Oscar Hernandez was also ordered Thursday to pay $241,000 in restitution to the city that was driven close to bankruptcy by a scheme to...

  • Correction: California Drought-Water Fines-Glance

    In a story July 16 about the results of a California water use survey, The Associated Press, relying on data reported by agencies to the State Water Resources Control Board, erroneously reported the increase in water usage by the city of Santa Ana. Updated figures provided by the city show...

  • 'Spiritual healer' sentenced to prison for assault

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A San Bernardino County man who described himself as a spiritual healer has been sentenced to nine years in state prison for sexually assaulting a woman who visited his makeshift office. The Los Angeles County district attorney's office says Jose Romulo Felix was also ordered...

  • 5 California Things to Know for Thursday

    Your daily look at late-breaking California news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday: 1. UCLA FLOOD Repairs beginning on Los Angeles water main that flooded UCLA campus with 20 million-gallon deluge. 2. PLANE CRASH RESCUE Witnesses pull pilot, passenger from...

  • Wild chase leads to long standoff on Malibu hill

    MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — A man who authorities say fired at an off-duty FBI agent led police on a high-speed chase that ended with him surrounded and lying on a hillside overlooking the ocean in Malibu for some 90 minutes. KCAL-TV showed the man moving only occasionally as he lay in the spotlight...

  • Tony Gwynn Day declared under acting governor

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A San Diego lawmaker who briefly filled in as governor declared Tony Gwynn Day in honor of the late Padres baseball player. Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins proclaimed Wednesday as a day to remember the Hall of Famer who spent his entire career with the Padres. Gwynn...

  • 6 sniff carbon monoxide during UCLA cleanup

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities say 6 people who were helping clean up UCLA's flooded Pauley Pavilion are being treated for exposure to toxic carbon monoxide. Los Angeles fire spokeswoman Katherine Main says the men were helping pump water out of the arena shortly before 7 p.m. Wednesday when...

  • Police: 1 woman killed, 1 hurt as small plane crashes in San Diego shopping center parking lot

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Police: 1 woman killed, 1 hurt as small plane crashes in San Diego shopping center parking lot.

  • Boy, 3, dies after climbing into hot car in LA

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police say a 3-year-old boy has died after climbing into a car during scorching weather. LAPD spokesman Bruce Borihanh says the boy was playing by himself in the yard of a Sylmar home Wednesday afternoon when he climbed into the family car, was overcome by heat...

  • 3 charged in torture of Orange County prostitute

    SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Two men and one woman were charged with kidnapping and torturing a prostitute at a motel for nearly a week before she was able to message a friend on Facebook, the Orange County District Attorney's office said Wednesday. Renice Stevenson Flores-Davis, 26; Oscar...



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