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  • Tribes rally to demand water for Klamath salmon

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Members of three Northern California Indian tribes rallied outside a federal water agency office in Sacramento to demand more water be released from reservoirs to prevent the spread of a parasite among salmon returning to the Klamath River to spawn. The U.S. Bureau of...

  • Sunkist moving north, kissing Los Angeles goodbye

    SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — One of the nation's largest citrus suppliers is moving its headquarters out of Los Angeles and inland to the Santa Clarita Valley. Sunkist Growers Inc. CEO and president Russell Hanlin tells the Los Angeles Daily News (http://bit.ly/1ve3P2X) that the company will...

  • Legislature passes compact for Yreka tribal casino

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Legislature has ratified a gambling compact with the Karuk tribe, approving a casino in Yreka. In December, Gov. Jerry Brown had signed off on a casino with 1,500 slot machines. Democratic Sen. Lou Correa of Anaheim carried the agreement in the Legislature as...

  • Committee approves higher pension calculations

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A state pension fund committee on Tuesday approved retirement calculations for new government hires despite concerns about so-called "pension spiking" raised by Gov. Jerry Brown and local governments. The committee of the California Public Employees' Retirement System...

  • Doctor in illegal prescription case arrested again

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A San Fernando Valley doctor awaiting trial for allegedly prescribing and selling narcotics without a legitimate reason has pleaded not guilty to selling a potent painkiller to undercover agents. City News Service says Dr. Yahya Hedvat of Encino was arrested again last week....

  • 5 California Things to Know for Tuesday

    Your daily look at late-breaking California news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday: 1. SCHOOL ATTACK THWARTED IN LA SUBURB Police are scheduled to discuss the arrests of two teenage boys who allegedly planned to kill three high school staffers and gun down as...

  • Small plane crashes in Marin County

    NOVATO, Calif. (AP) — Sheriff's officials in Marin County have found the wreckage of a small plane that apparently crashed near Novato after reporting engine trouble. KTVU-TV reports searchers located the aircraft Tuesday morning. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor says the...

  • Calif. trial opens for alleged serial strangler

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Testimony is set to begin in the Los Angeles trial of a man accused of sexually assaulting and strangling three women in the 1980s. Prosecutors will begin calling witnesses Tuesday in their case against 74-year-old Samuel Little, who faces life in prison for killing the three...

  • California brush fire prompts evacuations

    GLENDORA, Calif. (AP) — One of several wildfires burning across California prompted widespread evacuations Monday in a Central California foothill community near Yosemite National Park, authorities said. More than 1,500 residents and guests at four hotels near the community of Oakhurst have...

  • Lawmakers ask NFL to support Redskins' name change

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A national debate over the Washington Redskins' name spilled into the California Legislature on Monday, leading to a testy exchange between two lawmakers. A resolution urging a name change was among dozens of items considered as the legislative session enters its final...

  • California lawmakers pass 3 campaign reform bills

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Questionable campaign practices at the state and local level prompted state lawmakers to approve three reform bills Monday, including one adopted after a lobbyist was fined for hosting fundraisers at his home. SB1443 would outlaw gifts from lobbyists and reduce the...

  • Motorcyclist pursued by officers dies in crash

    CASTRO VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a motorcyclist who died in a crash in Northern California while being pursued by officers participated earlier in illegal street stunts with other vehicles. The California Highway Patrol says officers saw the motorcyclist speeding in Oakland on...

  • Los Angeles officer, suspect each shot after chase

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A wild chase that began Monday with two men in an SUV firing on pursuing police ended several hours later with one suspect dead, another arrested and a SWAT officer with a gunshot wound to the leg, Los Angeles authorities said. Police were sifting through at least three crime...

  • Steve Ballmer debuts as LA Clippers owner

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sweating, clapping and shouting until he was nearly hoarse, Steve Ballmer introduced himself to Los Angeles Clippers fans at a rally on Monday celebrating his new ownership of the NBA team. The former Microsoft CEO made his way through the crowd inside Staples Center to...

  • Gang associate gets 13 years in conspiracy

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — An associate of the Armenian Power gang has been sentenced to more than 13 years in prison for his role in a conspiracy that bilked elderly bank customers of more than $3.5 million. Federal prosecutors say Andranik Aloyan (an-DRAN'-nick ah-LOY-ahn) of Los Angeles was ordered...



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