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  • Wharf fire disrupts Los Angeles-area ports

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A fire that raged overnight on the underside of an old wooden wharf was finally quelled Tuesday but not before all container terminals at the Port of Los Angeles and several in adjacent Long Beach harbor were shut down because of worries about unhealthy smoke. Concern about...

  • 23 percent of California voters now independents

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's secretary of state says the share of voters who are not affiliated with any political party has hit a new record, with 23 percent of the electorate registered as independents. Secretary of State Debra Bowen released the figures Tuesday ahead of the Nov. 4...

  • San Diego philanthropist launches newspaper bid

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — An octogenarian philanthropist launched a bid to buy San Diego's dominant newspaper and turn it into one of the nation's largest nonprofit news organizations, while another major Southern California publisher ceased publication of its Los Angeles newspaper after only five...

  • US, California release roadmap for solar projects

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — State and federal officials sought Tuesday to bring order to California's boom for renewable-energy plants in the Mojave and other southern California deserts, releasing a roadmap covering 22.5 million acres that designates some areas for large-scale solar, wind and...

  • California issues testing permits for driverless cars

    German automakers Audi and Mercedes-Benz will join Google as the first three firms sanctioned to test driverless cars on California’s public roads. New regulations from the California Department of Motor Vehicles require companies receive permits before they can deploy prototype vehicles on...

  • 5 California Things to Know for Today

    Your daily look at late-breaking California news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. WHARF FIRE Big blaze in pre-World War II, creosote-soaked wharf in Port of Los Angeles still smoldering; two schools closed as precaution. 2. WILDFIRE Red Flag warnings...

  • Brown promotes California climate efforts at UN

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown is joining world leaders at the United Nations Climate Summit in New York to discuss California's attempts to slow climate change. Brown will appear on panels discussing California's law that puts a monetary value on carbon emissions and its agreements...

  • Metrolink train hits, kills man in Santa Ana

    SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A man was killed after he was struck by a Metrolink train that was leaving the Santa Ana station. The man was walking on the tracks when the southbound train hit him around 7:40 p.m. Monday. The Orange County Register reports (http://bit.ly/1vaO7W4 ) that he was...

  • Car crashes into Orange County pie shop; 4 injured

    LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. (AP) — An 88-year-old woman crashed her sedan into a Southern California restaurant during the lunch rush hour, leaving another 88-year-old woman with critical head trauma and three other people with less serious injuries. Orange County Fire Authority Capt. Steve Concialdi...

  • County sheriff's deputies testing body cameras

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dozens of sheriff's deputies at four stations in Los Angeles County are testing body cameras during a six-month pilot program, officials said Monday. A total of 96 cameras are now being tested in Antelope Valley and in the harbor region. Deputies in the San Gabriel Valley and...

  • Ex-OC businessman pleads in $13M Internet scam

    SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A former Southern California man has pleaded guilty to mail fraud for raising $13 million through a phony Internet company that used late "Happy Days" actor Tom Bosley as unwitting spokesman. Seventy-three-year-old James Eberhart entered pleas Monday to two charges and...

  • Woman, 71, dies in fire in Oceanside mobile home

    OCEANSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a 71-year-old woman died in a fire at her San Diego County mobile home that was most likely caused by a cigarette. Oceanside police Lt. Leonard Cosby says officers and firefighters arrived to find the home in flames at the San Luis Rey Mobile Home Park...

  • Ex-TSA screener sentenced for LAX drug smuggling

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former security screener who helped smuggle drugs through Los Angeles International Airport has been sentenced to more than 6 ½ years in federal prison. Prosecutors say Naral Richardson was sentenced Monday for conspiracy. In his March guilty plea, Richardson acknowledged...

  • LA County man charged in son's fatal stabbing

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles County prosecutors have charged a 38-year-old man in the fatal stabbing of his young son. The district attorney's office says Alejandro Santoyo Sanchez faces one count each of murder and assault on a child causing death. Sanchez made a brief court appearance...

  • Crews work to clear debris from Shasta mudslide

    MOUNT SHASTA, Calif. (AP) — U.S. Forest Service crews are working to clear a mud flow that has closed two roads and a bridge on Mount Shasta. The mudslide happened Saturday when the tip of a glacier broke off and sent a torrent of muck, logs and rocks down Mount Shasta's southeast side....



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