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The Mission Bay apartment building that burned was at the most vulnerable point in its construction, its frame a fuel supply and no sprinklers in place.
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FILE: Jan. 7, 2014: U.S. states are trying to build systems for high-speed trains like the one seen here in China.
Miriam Gonzalez, 26, stands with her kids Jason, 4, and Sofia, 6, at their Fresno home Saturday, March 15, 2014.
Alan Thompson of G&F Agri Service LLC looks at a tree as he manages a crew of heavy equipment operators that removed an almond orchard at Baker Farming Company in Firebaugh, Calif., on Monday, Feb. 3, 2014.
American Wines, Gorman on California Premium Wines, The California Wine Book, Great Winemakers of California, Sunset's California Wine Country, Wines of California as seen in San Francisco, California on Thursday March 13, 2014.
Many of California's oil industry wastewater injection wells are near recently active fault lines, posing a risk of earthquakes that could damage crucial infrastructure in the state, according to a report by three environmental groups .
If you think working to get the technology behind autonomous cars to function flawlessly is a difficult job, try regulating a vehicle type that doesn't yet fully exist.
Jim Brulte, chairman of the California Republican Party, speaks during a media conference Friday, March 14, 2014, at the California Republican Party 2014 Spring Convention in Burlingame, Calif.
A California teacher who was arrested two months ago for hoarding more than 400 snakes in his Orange County home has been charged with felony animal abuse.
How does classifying most consensual sex as rape help rape victims? As a lawyer who has handled rape and sexual harassment cases, I have no idea, but this radical result is what some want to happen in California.
California's Department of Toxic Substances Control wants manufacturers that make goods containing these chemicals to find alternative ingredients.
As a Californian, I have not gotten too much sympathy from friends and family about our rotten weather this winter.
In this photo taken Friday March 7, 2014, Eric Henry gases up his car in Sacramento, Calif.
With less than three weeks left before open enrollment ends under the new federal health care law, more than three million Californians have signed up for health coverage since Oct. 1, according to officials with the state's insurance exchange.
The winter of 2013-14 was a tale of two extremes, bringing intense cold and heavy snow in the north-central USA and record-breaking warmth and drought in the West, especially California.
Trauma centers specialize in the care of severely injured patients. Over the last two decades, about one-third of the 1,125 trauma centers across the nation have closed, according to the University of California, San Francisco researchers.