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  • California governor to meet with Mexican president

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown travels to Mexico for three days of meetings starting Monday and will discuss immigration in separate sit-downs with President Enrique Pena Nieto and Central American diplomatic and religious leaders. The governor's office announced Sunday that Brown...

  • 9 struck by lightning in Southern California

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities say eight people have been struck by lightning on Venice's boardwalk, with a ninth person hit on Southern California's Catalina Island. The strikes occurred as a series of thunderstorms, rare for Southern California, swept through the region Sunday Los Angeles...

  • Authorities say 8 struck by lightning on LA's Venice boardwalk, another on Catalina Island

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities say 8 struck by lightning on LA's Venice boardwalk, another on Catalina Island.

  • Century Crunch project slows LA airport traffic

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Transportation officials say traffic is moving slowing into Los Angeles International Airport as they continue a weekend bridge demolition project that has shut down a major intersection just outside the airport. LA County transportation spokesman Jose Ubaldo said Sunday...

  • Great Bull Run draws thrill seekers, protesters

    PLEASANTON, Calif. (AP) — Hundreds of thrill-seekers paid for the chance to run with 2,000-pound bulls — despite protests from animal-rights activists. Organizers say the Great Bull Run attracted about 2,500 people who raced two dozen bulls at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton on...

  • Study: Blue whales at risk of hitting ships

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A satellite study of blue-whale movements shows the endangered creatures cluster for long periods in busy shipping lanes off the California coast, putting them at risk for collisions with large vessels. The study, originally published in the science journal Plos One,...

  • Bills aim to bring family law into 21st century

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers will consider updating family law and parental rights to keep up with the evolving nature of families when they return from summer break. Bitter, high-profile disputes have inspired legislators to modernize laws molded for "Leave it to...

  • Family law bills proposed in California

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — As the rise of nontraditional families leads to disputes under outdated law, California lawmakers returning from summer break will consider bills that seek to update family law. Here are the bills: —AB2344 by Assemblyman Tom Ammiano, D-San Francisco, creates...

  • Driver seriously injures woman during Zombie Walk

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego police say a driver struck and seriously injured a woman while fleeing from a Zombie Walk. It happened shortly after 5:30 p.m. Saturday at an intersection near the annual Comic-Con. Officer David Stafford says the 48-year-old driver and his family had waited for...

  • California wildfire spurs evacuation of 700 homes

    PLYMOUTH, Calif. (AP) — A rapidly spreading wildfire in Northern California has forced the evacuation of about 700 homes. State fire spokeswoman Lynn Tolmachoff says evacuation orders were expanded Saturday to cover residences in and around River Pines Estates in Amador County. Since Friday,...

  • Man who allegedly pimped teen gets 5 years

    SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California man has been sentenced to five years in prison after authorities say he pimped a teenager who was later killed. The Orange County Register (http://bit.ly/1kgS62Q ) says Marsalis Smith of Gardena was sentenced Friday after pleading guilty to human...

  • Boy, 12, to be college's youngest full-time pupil

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — A 12-year-old Southern California boy who hopes to become a computer engineer will be the youngest full-time student in the history of MiraCosta College when he enrolls next month. Kyle Litzenberg, of Oceanside, who is an only child and has been home-schooled his whole life,...

  • Thousands expected at Gilroy Garlic Festival

    GILROY, Calif. (AP) — An estimated 100,000 people are expected to check out the 36th annual Gilroy Garlic Festival this weekend despite soaring temperatures. The annual festival of music, cooking demonstrations and garlic-flavored treats takes place Friday, Saturday and Sunday in Gilroy,...

  • Caltrans proposes toll lanes on Interstate 405

    SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — State transportation officials want to install toll lanes on a notoriously congested section of Interstate 405 in Orange County, but local officials aren't happy. Caltrans on Friday reserved the right to add 14 miles of toll lanes between Seal Beach and Costa Mesa —...

  • Feds delay closure of Point Reyes oyster farm

    INVERNESS, Calif. (AP) — The National Park Service is delaying the closure of a popular oyster farm in the Point Reyes National Seashore. Drakes Bay Oyster Co. in Marin County was scheduled to shut down at the end of July after former Interior Secretary Ken Salazar in 2012 refused to renew...



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