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  • 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...

  • 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 Beaver"-era...

  • 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 methods...

  • 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...



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