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  • 5 California Things to Know for Monday

    Your daily look at late-breaking California news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday: 1. WATER GRAB State and federal water agencies seek an investigation into whether some California farmers are taking water released from upstream dams intended for consumers in...

  • Police: teen made school-shooting threats as prank

    A 15-year-old boy arrested Sunday on suspicion of posting online threats to shoot students at Southern California schools apparently did so as a prank, Los Angeles County sheriff's officials said.

  • Emerging solar plants scorch birds in midair

    Workers at a state-of-the-art solar plant in the Mojave Desert have a name for birds that fly through the plant's concentrated sun rays — "streamers," for the smoke plume that comes from birds that ignite in midair.

  • 3.6-magnitude quake hits Southern California

    BIG BEAR CITY, Calif. (AP) — A small earthquake has struck the San Bernardino Mountains but no damages or injuries are reported. The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude-3.7 quake struck at 9:55 p.m. It was centered 4 miles north of Big Bear City at a depth of about 4 miles. Hundreds of...

  • Campers flee from Southern California wildfire

    GLENDORA, Calif. (AP) — A wildfire in the San Gabriel Mountains northeast of Los Angeles has forced the evacuation of 200 people from a campground and recreational areas. U.S. Forest Service spokeswoman L'Tanga (luh-TAHN-jah) Watson says the fire started Sunday afternoon in a canyon above the...

  • Fan suffers heart attack during 49ers game, dies

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — A man who suffered a heart attack during the San Francisco 49ers' debut game at Levi's Stadium has died. The Santa Clara Fire Department said stadium staff responded to cardiac emergency during the third quarter of the 49ers' preseason opener against the Denver...

  • Naked man arrested on Northern California freeway

    PETALUMA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a naked man who was running on a Northern California freeway resisted an officer's attempt to arrest him and had to be subdued with a stun gun. The California Highway Patrol said 25-year-old Alexander Leonard of Hawthorne, California was taken into...

  • Tourist shot in leg while walking in San Francisco

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco police say one person is in custody after a tourist was shot in the leg while walking with his wife. Sgt. Danielle Newman says the tourist was shot as the couple was taking a stroll through the city's rugged Tenderloin neighborhood Sunday morning. Newman says...

  • Group protests return of deputy who killed teen

    SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — Dozens of demonstrators in Northern California protested the return to work of a sheriff's deputy who fatally shot a 13-year-old boy. Sonoma County Sheriff's spokeswoman Sgt. Cecile Focha says about 40 people gathered outside the department's headquarters in Santa Rosa...

  • Teen arrested in online school-shooting threat

    SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — A 15-year-old boy was arrested Sunday on suspicion of posting online threats to shoot students at Southern California schools, Los Angeles County sheriff's officials said. Deputies arrested the teen after serving a search warrant at his home, Lt. Tom Bryski said....

  • Fireworks tossed from car on freeway sparks fires

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Authorities are looking for the suspects who threw fireworks from a car and started several small grass fires along a Northern California freeway The California Highway Patrol says witnesses saw a car with four men throwing fireworks out of a window while traveling along...

  • LA County sheriff's deputy attacked, hospitalized

    LAKEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — A Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputy remains hospitalized after being assaulted as he responded to a fight at a shopping mall. Sheriff's officials said early Sunday that the deputy is in critical but stable condition. His name has not been released. The incident...

  • California teachers union fears right-to-work law inevitable

    A PowerPoint presentation created by the California Teachers' Union suggests that a right-to-work statute might be inevitable.

  • 1 dead, 1 hurt in N. California plane crash

    PLACERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a small airplane crashed near a Northern California airport, killing one person and injuring another. The El Dorado County Sheriff's office says the Starduster biplane was heading to the Swansboro Country Airport when it crashed Saturday evening. A...

  • Woman who sneaked on plane gets early jail release

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A stowaway who was recently ordered to serve 177 days in jail for violating probation by returning to Los Angeles International Airport is out of custody. Los Angeles County Sheriff's authorities said 62-year-old Marilyn Jean Hartman was released Saturday due to jail...



From the Weekly Standard

  • An Appalling Propaganda Ploy

    The Islamic State, an al Qaeda offshoot, has released a grisly video of one of its fighters beheading a man who appears to be James Foley, an American journalist who was kidnapped in Syria on...

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  • IS Threatens Another U.S. Journalist

    The Islamic State’s official media arm, Furqan Media, has just released a video showing the beheading of American photojournalist James Wright Foley. The terrorist organization claims that the...

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  • Fear Itself

    Julie Gunlock is one mother who’ll welcome the return of pink slime. As the Wall Street Journal reported recently, the beef product processed from scraps left over from butchered cattle all but...

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