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  • Sacramento Gold Rush Days canceled due to drought

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California drought has forced the cancellation of Sacramento's annual Gold Rush Days, typically held during the Labor Day weekend, city officials said Monday. Organizers usually bring in nearly 200 tons of dirt to transform the Old Sacramento neighborhood into a...

  • City: Emails show 'cozy' ties of PG&E, regulator

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Top California regulators communicated often and enthusiastically with executives at Pacific Gas & Electric Co., even offering unsolicited advice on handling the media while they presided over a case to decide how much the utility should pay for a deadly explosion in a San...

  • Groups seek probe into pepper spray use

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — California civil rights organizations filed a complaint Monday with the Justice Department asking for a federal investigation into the use of pepper spray in San Diego County's juvenile detention facilities. Pepper spray use is rampant against youth offenders, including those...

  • Police seek driver in fatal Los Angeles crash

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police are searching for the driver of a pickup that crashed west of downtown, killing a pedestrian and injuring two others. Officer Joel Morales says a preliminary investigation finds the truck went through a red light, collided with a Toyota Camry, and then hit...

  • Suspect's mom also charged in California burglary

    LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The mother of a man facing a murder charge in a California robbery that ended in a second suspect's fatal shooting has also been charged in the case. Prosecutors said Monday that 49-year-old Ruby Adams is charged with first-degree residential burglary and first-degree...

  • Cattle auction boss gets probation in cruelty case

    ONTARIO, Calif. (AP) — The owner of a Southern California livestock auction house will serve probation for his role in an animal cruelty case that came to light after an undercover investigation by an animal rights organization. Horacio Santorsola entered a plea of no contest Monday in San...

  • LA County coroner's official killed in crash

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles County officials say coroner's Lt. Joe Bale was killed in a motorcycle crash in Wyoming over the weekend. Coroner's Assistant Chief Ed Winter says Bale was fatally injured Sunday afternoon near Jackson Hole. City News Service reports the 52-year-old was riding...

  • Man lying on street struck, killed by LAPD cruiser

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities say a man lying on a Los Angeles street was struck and killed by a police cruiser as officers responded to a call of a naked man running through a neighborhood. Officer Liliana Preciado says the incident occurred shortly before 10:30 p.m. Sunday in the Jefferson...

  • 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. LIGHTNING STRIKE Man dead, nine other people hospitalized after lightning bolt from thunderstorm strikes crowded Venice Beach. 2. WILDFIRES Destructive fire in Sierra...

  • Century Crunch project near LA airport ends early

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Transportation officials say traffic is moving again through a major intersection near Los Angeles International Airport after a weekend bridge demolition project was completed more than four hours ahead of schedule. LA County transportation manager J.C. Lacey says the...

  • Participants of California governor's Mexico trip

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown and a delegation of state and business officials begin three days of meetings in Mexico on Monday to discuss trade and the environment. Participants include five state senators, 10 Assembly members, nine administration officials and 88...

  • 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 that...



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