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  1. Federal government to boost drought funding by $50 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 |

    The federal government is offering up to $50 million for drought relief in western states as California enters its fourth dry year, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Gov. Jerry Brown announced Friday. The additional funding includes about $20 million for the Central Valley Water Project for efforts such as water transfers, drought monitoring for endangered species and diversifying water supplies.


  2. 4 dead in fiery Northern California car crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2014 |

    Two vehicles collided head-on in a fiery crash near Sacramento, California, leaving four people dead and two more seriously injured. The Sacramento Bee reports the crash happened about 1:30 a.m. Friday in Fair Oaks, which is northeast of Sacramento on the north bank of the American River.


  3. Afghan parliament approves US, NATO agreementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2014 |

    Afghanistan's parliament has approved a bilateral security agreement between Kabul and Washington allowing international troops to remain in the country past the end of this year. The international combat mission in Afghanistan, begun after the 2001 U.S.-led invasion that toppled the Taliban government, was to conclude at the end of this year.


  4. California sheriff's deputy, carjack victim shotRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 |

    An assailant shot a Sacramento County, California, sheriff's deputy and a bystander, then carjacked two vehicles Friday morning, prompting a manhunt as the assailant fled through residential areas, sheriff's spokeswoman Sgt. Lisa Bowman said.


  5. California leader preps for expensive swearing-inRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 |

    Two thousand guests have been invited to help celebrate Wednesday's swearing-in of the first Latino to head the California Senate in more than a century. Democratic Sen. Kevin de Leon of Los Angeles is breaking with tradition to hold his ceremony at Walt Disney Concert Hall in downtown Los Angeles.


  6. Foster son charged in death of radio hostRead the original story

    Oct 8, 2014 |

    The foster son of a longtime Anchorage radio host has been charged with carrying out his murder and staging a robbery to distract investigators. Peter John Henry, 16, was charged in adult court with first-degree murder in the death Tuesday of Marvell Johnson, 64, host of the "Soul to Soul" music show on public radio station KSKA-FM for nearly 40 years.


  7. Southwest flight makes emergency landing at LAXRead the original story

    Sep 21, 2014 |

    A Southwest Airlines flight from Sacramento, California, had to make an emergency landing in Los Angeles after its wing flaps malfunctioned. An airline spokesman says flight 1704 was safely diverted to Los Angeles International Airport on Saturday after "an indication of a performance issues" with its wing flaps as it approached Bob Hope Airport in Burbank.


  8. Schwarzenegger makes rare visit to SacramentoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 |

    Arnold Schwarzenegger made a rare political appearance on Monday in Sacramento to promote California's fight against climate change and to unveil his official portrait as governor. "While the politicians in Washington can't get anything done because of being stuck in these ideological foxholes, we here in California have two governors from two different parties, together in the same room fighting for the same green energy future," Schwarzenegger, a Republican, said at the summit.


  9. Today in HistoryRead the original story

    Sep 4, 2014 |

    On September 5, 1914, the First Battle of the Marne, resulting in a French-British victory over Germany, began during World War I. In 1793, the Reign of Terror began during the French Revolution as the National Convention instituted harsh measures to repress counter-revolutionary activities. In 1939, four days after war had broken out in Europe, President Franklin D. Roosevelt issued a proclamation declaring U.S. neutrality in the conflict.


  10. Brown slammed over Tesla in California debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2014 |

    Gov. Jerry Brown's long-shot Republican challenger blasted him for failing to do enough to land a Tesla battery plant Thursday during the only scheduled debate of this year's governor's race, a testy, hour-long exchange that also featured clashes over teacher tenure and the costs of combating climate change. The debate came the same day that Tesla and Nevada's governor announced that the California-born electric car maker would build its factory near Reno.


  11. California lawmakers pass first US plastic bag banRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2014 |

    California lawmakers have approved a measure that would make the state the first to impose a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags.


  12. Boy hurt in California quake: 'I should be dead'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2014 |

    Thirteen-year-old Nicholas Dillon's screams could be heard throughout his pitch black house when the earth shook and the falling bricks hit him.


  13. House candidate's first vote is one for himselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2014 |

    The first time Art Moore cast a ballot, he filled in the bubble next to his name in California's June primary for a seat in the U.S. House.


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