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  • Yosemite rescue of Blake Parkinson
  • The California Highway Patrol documented the rescue of a seriously injured hiker from Palo Alto that happened in Yosemite.
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yosemite, palo alto, modesto, rescue, CHP, california news
  • Massive flames engulf a tractor-trailer and a tour bus just after they collide on Interstate 5, Thursday April, 10, 2014, near Orland, Calif. At least 10 people were killed in the crash, authorities said
  • The mother of a teenager who was among 10 people killed in a fiery California bus crash is suing the bus company and FedEx.
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crash, I-5, NTSB, CHP, california news
  • ** FILE ** A foreclosure sign is seen on the lawn of a home in Egg Harbor Township, N.J., in this March 15, 2008 file photo. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, file)
  • Calif. home foreclosure starts increased from January through March after plunging to an eight-year low in the previous quarter.
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housing market, real estate, foreclosures, california news
  • This April 18, 2014 photo provided by International Bird Rescue shows a California brown pelican which was found with its pouch slashed on April 16, 2014 near Bayshore Park in Long Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/International Bird Rescue)
  • A bird rescue organization says a pelican found with its pouch slashed will undergo surgery in Southern California.
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southern california, animal, animals in peril, reward, crime, california news
  • A dog training program at a local prison is helping families dealing with autism and giving female inmates a sense of pride.
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prison, children, autism, southern california, animal, california news, rob mcmillan
  • In this undated photo provided Monday, March 31, 2014, by Hobie Designs, shows design innovator Hobart Hobie Alter
  • Hundreds of surfers and rowers have honored Hobie Alter's request by paddling out in the Pacific in his memory.
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california news
  • Residents of Fremont are gathering for a community meeting about how to install surveillance cameras to deter burglaries and theft.
  • Sacramento County authorities are asking residents and business owners to provide video surveillance footage to law enforcement investigators.
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sacramento, crime, caught on tape, california news
  • Coyotes are indigenous to the North American wilderness.
  • California wildlife regulators are proposing a ban on contests that reward hunters who kill coyotes and other predators.
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animal, animals in peril, california news
  • FILE -- In this undated photo released by the California Department of Corrections, inmates sit in crowded conditions at California State Prison, Los Angeles on Friday, Feb. 2, 2007.
  • Sheriffs, county supervisors and police chiefs press Gov. Brown for more money as they deal with a crush of additional inmates.
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prison, california budget crisis, jerry brown, california news
  • Police have taken a man into custody inside the Los Angeles Times building after reports of a shooting threat.
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los angeles, california news
  • Theres a cuddly mystery in South Lake Tahoe, where an animal rescue group says someone dropped off an orphaned bear cub.
  • There's a cuddly mystery in South Lake Tahoe, where an animal rescue group says someone dropped off an orphaned bear cub.
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animal, animals in peril, lake tahoe, california news
  • Massive flames engulf a tractor-trailer and a tour bus just after they collide on Interstate 5, Thursday April, 10, 2014, near Orland, Calif. At least 10 people were killed in the crash, authorities said
  • In Orland, investigators conducted various tests with a FedEx truck and a tour bus to gather more information on what happened.
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crash, I-5, NTSB, CHP, california news, laura anthony
  • The lawyer who argued in favor of upholding California's ban on same-sex marriage learned one of his children is gay.
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same sex marriage, supreme court, california news
  • Things are back to normal in the tourist town of Solvang after experts removed a military ordinance found in the business district.
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  • Hundreds of homes and businesses in Solvang have been evacuated following discovery of a potentially explosive device.
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evacuation, california news
  • Police say two fire trucks have collided in a Los Angeles suburb, slamming one engine into a restaurant and causing several injuries.
  • Two firetrucks heading to a burning home collided in a Los Angeles suburb, sending one careening into a restaurant and injuring 15.
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fire, southern california, california news
  • FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2012 file photo, inmates walk around a recreation yard at the Deuel Vocational Institution in Tracy, Calif.
  • As mental hospitals closed or were scaled back, prisons and county jails have become housing for many of the state's mentally ill.
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prison, mental health, california news
  • More buyers and a limited supply of available homes have lifted prices in cities across the country, a sign of a housing recovery.
  • California home prices surged to a six-year high in March amid lackluster sales at the start of the traditional buying season.
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housing market, real estate, california news
  • Monday is the deadline to sign up for private health insurance in the new online markets created by President Barack Obamas health care law.
  • California residents have until 11:59 p.m. Tuesday to complete their applications for health insurance through Covered California.
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health care, health insurance, internet, websites, obamacare, california news
  • Officials at North High School in Bakersfield are apologizing for a staff member who shamed students who arent expected to graduate.
  • Officials at a Bakersfield high school are apologizing for a staff member who shamed students who aren't expected to graduate.
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california news
  • One of California's largest utilities, Southern California Edison, is poised to cut hundreds of jobs starting this summer.
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  • Massive flames engulf a tractor-trailer and a tour bus just after they collide on Interstate 5, Thursday April, 10, 2014, near Orland, Calif. At least 10 people were killed in the crash, authorities said
  • Both drivers in the fiery Northern California crash involving a FedEx truck and bus full of students had clean driving records.
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crash, I-5, NTSB, california news
  • Police say a man came to a court appearance in the Central Valley in a stolen vehicle.
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central valley, crime, california news
  • Massive flames engulf a tractor-trailer and a tour bus just after they collide on Interstate 5, Thursday April, 10, 2014, near Orland, Calif. At least 10 people were killed in the crash, authorities said. (AP Photo/Jeremy Lockett)
  • Investigators say they haven't found any physical evidence that a FedEx truck was on fire before it slammed into a bus.
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crash, I-5, NTSB, california news
  • Massive flames engulf a tractor-trailer and a tour bus just after they collide on Interstate 5, Thursday April, 10, 2014, near Orland, Calif. At least 10 people were killed in the crash, authorities said. (AP Photo/Jeremy Lockett)
  • Investigators say the driver of a Fedex tractor-trailer that hit a bus carrying students didn't brake before a collision that left 10 dead.
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crash, I-5, NTSB, california news
  • Aftermath of Orland bus crash.
  • Survivors are talking about the terror of Thursday's crash that killed five high school students and five adults on a Northern California highway.
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crash, I-5, NTSB, california news, laura anthony
  • See images from the scene of a fiery crash between a FedEx truck and a tour bus carrying high school students in Northern California.
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crash, I-5, california news
  • Nine people have been reported dead in a fiery head-on collision between a tour bus and a FedEx truck on Interstate 5.
  • Ten people were killed in a fiery crash after a FedEx truck crossed into oncoming traffic and hit a tour bus full of students.
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crash, I-5, california news
  • California condor #631 released into the wild
  • California condor #631 was released into the wild from The Condor Sanctuary in Big Sur on Tuesday afternoon.
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northern california, animal, animals in peril, california news
  • Clams
  • Officials are warning the public not to eat any sport-harvested shellfish from the Monterey Bay because it may lead to illness.
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monterey bay, california news
  • A court ruled a lawsuit can proceed claiming a woman was frozen alive ina hospital freezer after she was mistakenly declared dead.
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california news
  • An Anaheim police dog that was shot in the line of duty last week will be retired once he recovers from his wounds.
  • The Anaheim police dog shot while on duty is recovering after an emergency surgery for a condition that could have been life threatening.
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southern california, animal, animals in peril, shooting, crime, california news
  • Rescuers are searching for a man who went missing in the northern Sierra.
  • A snowboarder from San Francisco who went missing Monday morning near Donner Summit was found safe Tuesday evening.
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snow, ski resorts, missing person, california news