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  • Officer shot, suspect killed in San Bernardino

    SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — A police officer shot and killed a gunman Friday during a shootout that began after another officer was severely wounded during an early morning patrol in a San Bernardino neighborhood, authorities said. The wounded officer, 31-year-old Gabriel Garcia, was rushed...

  • Sen. Boxer: Group behind beheading must be stopped

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Days after an Islamic extremist group beheaded an American journalist, U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer condemned Friday the "brutal and barbaric murder" of James Foley and labeled the Islamic State a "worldwide threat" that must be stopped. The California Democrat said in Los Angeles...

  • Mexico's president to visit California next week

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto is coming to California at the invitation of Gov. Jerry Brown, less than a month after Brown visited his country, officials said Friday. The two will address hundreds of Mexican and Mexican-American leaders on Monday at the Millennium...

  • 9/11 relatives to get second shot at scholarships

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Relatives of Californians who died in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks will get a second chance to apply for college scholarships under legislation signed by Gov. Jerry Brown. Brown on Friday announced signing SB384 by Democratic Sen. Mark DeSaulnier of Concord...

  • Harassment suit filed against ex-San Diego mayor

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — The city of San Diego is facing a new lawsuit over the former mayor whose term was cut short by sexual harassment allegations. UT-San Diego (http://bit.ly/1qxc2Lm ) reported Friday that Bob Filner's executive assistant accuses him of lewd comments, gropes and sexual...

  • Man injured by falling 1,000-pound sign

    CALABASAS, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a 1,000-pound sign fell on a worker at a Southern California gas station, leaving him with serious leg injuries. City News Service says it happened shortly before 11 a.m. Friday at a Mobil station in Calabasas. Los Angeles County fire Inspector Keith...

  • Democratic state senator says he will 'pursue my innocence' after DUI arrest in state capital

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Democratic state senator says he will 'pursue my innocence' after DUI arrest in state capital.

  • Arrested senator says he will pursue 'innocence'

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Democratic state Sen. Ben Hueso says he will try to prove his innocence hours after being arrested for drunken driving in the state capital. Hueso emerged from Sacramento County Jail about 11:45 a.m. Friday and told reporters "the process isn't over." He would not...

  • Arrest warrant issued for Santa Barbara TB patient

    SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — Officials say an arrest warrant has been issued for a Southern California man with a contagious case of drug-resistant tuberculosis. Santa Barbara County Health Department officials said Friday that 24-year-old Agustin Zeferino discontinued treatment for the disease...

  • CHP: State Sen. Ben Hueso arrested for drunken driving; is latest senator in legal trouble

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — CHP: State Sen. Ben Hueso arrested for drunken driving; is latest senator in legal trouble.

  • OC animal shelter sued by nonprofit rescue group

    SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — The head of a nonprofit animal rescue group is suing Orange County's animal shelter, alleging that it euthanizes healthy animals too quickly. The Voice of OC reported Wednesday (http://bit.ly/1tzJtzZ) that the $2.5 million civil suit was filed late last month in Orange...

  • Couple charged in alleged odometer rollback scheme

    ANTIOCH, Calif. (AP) — Prosecutors are accusing the operators of a San Francisco Bay Area used car dealer of tampering with odometers to make it seem like vehicles had fewer miles than they actually did. The Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office filed dozens of misdemeanor and felony...

  • California committee approves higher pension calculations

    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.

  • Korean War veteran dies after Veterans Affairs hospital ignored his medical history, daughter says

    A fatal chain of events unfolds after California man seeks treatment for a sore on his toe. The third in a five-part series.

  • $20 million California scheme billed Medicare over and over for the same prescription drugs

    From September 2009 through October 2011, Medicare and Medi-Cal, the Golden State's Medicaid program, were falsely billed for more than $20 million worth of prescriptions for the costly medicines.



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