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  1. State orders California firm to stop tapping Sierra springsRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | KNUS-AM Aurora

    Armed with evidence captured by surveillance cameras, California regulators have ordered a business to stop tapping Sierra Nevada spring water that is later bottled and sold in stores, officials said Wednesday. It would be the first such action taken this year against a commercial water bottling business under tight drought restrictions, said Kathy Mrowka, enforcement manager of the state Water Resources Control Board.

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  2. Immigrant suspect faces tough battle fighting murder chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | KNUS-AM Aurora

    Even if the suspect at the center of a national immigration debate accidentally fired the shot that killed a young woman on San Francisco's Pier 14, it may not help his case. A jury can still conclude that simply handling a semi-automatic pistol in a crowded tourist area was so reckless that he's guilty of second-degree murder rather than a less severe manslaughter allegation, legal experts said.

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  3. Hearing set for immigrant charged in San Francisco slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | KNUS-AM Aurora

    A San Francisco judge is set to hear evidence in a shooting death at a local pier that became a flashpoint in the national immigration debate because federal authorities had requested city officials keep the suspect locked up. Juan Francisco Lopez Sanchez is due in court on Tuesday for a preliminary hearing to determine whether there is enough evidence to try him on a murder charge in the July slaying of Kathryn Steinle, 32. Steinle was shot during an evening stroll with her father and a family friend. 2 comments

  4. Western wildfires: Wind, heat, dry land fueling large blazesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 16 | KNUS-AM Aurora

    Winds are helping stoke wildfires sweeping across the West, posing problems for firefighters trying to contain the flames fed by drought. Firefighters across the Pacific Northwest are working to protect property from fast-moving wildfires that destroyed multiple homes in eastern Oregon, cut off power in Washington and forced thousands of evacuations throughout the region.

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  5. Western wildfires: Resort evacuated in dry rural OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | KNUS-AM Aurora

    Winds in the West are helping stoke wildfires sweeping across the Northern Rocky Mountains, Pacific Northwest and elsewhere, posing problems for firefighters trying to contain the flames fed by drought. As weather was expected to worsen fires in some areas, the federal government said it will exhaust its firefighting budget next week.

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  6. Hold it! San Francisco uses paint to fight public urinationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | KNUS-AM Aurora

    Public urination has gotten so bad in San Francisco that the city has painted nine walls with a repellant paint that makes pee spray back on the offender. It's the latest effort to address a chronic problem in a city where the public works director calls himself Mr. Clean: Walls are coated with a clear, liquid repellant material that goes on much like paint.

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  7. Residents evacuate after new wildfire erupts near blazeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | KNUS-AM Aurora

    For the second time in as many weeks, residents had to evacuate their homes after a new wildfire erupted near a destructive blaze that has been burning for days in Northern California's rocky hills north of San Francisco. The new blaze, which erupted Sunday several miles away from the community of Lower Lake, had burned 9 square miles by Monday, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said.

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  8. Wildfire burning near massive blaze expandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | KNUS-AM Aurora

    The blaze had burned 9 square miles by Monday afternoon, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said. It broke out several miles away from the community of Lower Lake Sunday afternoon and quickly spread.

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  9. Crews report some progress against huge California wildfireRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | KNUS-AM Aurora

    Firefighters are reporting some progress against a Northern California wildfire that has charred more than 100 square miles of terrain, destroying buildings, threatening many others and sending thousands of residents fleeing. As firefighters and equipment from outside the state poured in to battle the blaze burning about 100 miles north of San Francisco, more than 13,000 people were required or urged to leave their homes, vacation cabins and campsites.

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  10. Week-old wildfire wreaks havoc on California vacation spotRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | KNUS-AM Aurora

    A predictable but painful summertime ritual played out in half a dozen resort communities near California's largest freshwater lake on Tuesday as an erratic, week-old wildfire that has wiped out dozens of buildings continued to threaten nearly 7,000 more. As firefighters and equipment from outside the state poured in to battle the blaze burning 10 miles from Clear Lake, more than 13,000 people were required or urged to leave their homes, vacation cabins and campsites in the latest fire-prone region to find itself under siege.

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  11. Attorney: FBI accused San Francisco mayor of taking bribesRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 4 | KNUS-AM Aurora

    San Francisco's mayor was accused by the FBI of taking bribes in exchange for favors, attorneys for a defendant in an organized crime case centered on San Francisco's Chinatown said Tuesday. In a court filing, Curtis Briggs, an attorney for Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow, cites as the source of the FBI's allegation documents turned over to him by the government as part of the process of mounting a defense for his client.

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  12. San Francisco police shoot man who attempted carjackingRead the original story

    Jul 26, 2015 | KNUS-AM Aurora

    San Francisco police shot a man who stole a car and attempted to carjack another near San Francisco International Airport, authorities said. The unidentified suspect was in stable but serious condition after he was shot in the abdomen Sunday morning, Police Chief Greg Suhr said.

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  13. Some 'sanctuary cities' fear lawsuitsRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2015 | KNUS-AM Aurora

    The term 'sanctuary city' has become a rallying cry for conservative Republicans seeking stiffer immigration laws. They characterize such places as havens where those in the country illegally are protected from immigration authorities. 1 comment

  14. Sex offender held in sex-crime case was on immigration bondRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | KNUS-AM Aurora

    An immigrant in the country illegally who is a registered sex offender is charged with sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl after being freed on bond by the judge overseeing his deportation proceedings, authorities said. Keane Dean, 26, was placed in immigration detention in October after serving time for burglary and indecent exposure, and immigration officials are seeking to have him deported for being in the country illegally, Immigration and Customs Enforcement said Tuesday.

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  15. Magnitude 4.0 earthquake shakes San Francisco Bay AreaRead the original story

    Jul 21, 2015 | KNUS-AM Aurora

    Authorities say a magnitude 4.0 earthquake has rattled the San Francisco Bay Area, but no injuries or property damage is reported. The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake hit shortly after 2:30 a.m. Tuesday near Fremont, about 35 miles southeast of San Francisco.

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  16. Magnitude 4.1 earthquake shakes San Francisco Bay AreaRead the original story

    Jul 21, 2015 | KNUS-AM Aurora

    Authorities say a magnitude 4.1 earthquake has rattled the San Francisco Bay Area, but no injuries or property damage is reported. The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake hit shortly after 2:30 a.m. Tuesday near Fremont, about 35 miles southeast of San Francisco.

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  17. Report: 1,800 immigrants re-arrested after release from jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2015 | KNUS-AM Aurora

    More than 1,800 immigrants that the federal government wanted to deport were nevertheless released from local jails and later re-arrested for various crimes, according to a government report released Monday. The Immigration and Customs Enforcement report - obtained by an organization that actively opposes illegal immigration - said the re-arrested immigrants were among 8,145 people who were freed between January and August 2014 despite requests from federal agents that they be held for deportation.

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  18. Parents of woman shot at pier support strict immigration lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2015 | KNUS-AM Aurora

    The parents of a woman shot to death on a San Francisco pier said Monday in a cable television news interview that they support a proposal to give mandatory prison time to deported people who return to the U.S. illegally. Kathryn Steinle, 32, was walking along a waterfront in San Francisco when she was shot by a gun allegedly fired by Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez, a Mexican national who was in the country illegally.

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  19. Report: Many immigrants re-arrested after detainers declinedRead the original story

    Jul 13, 2015 | KNUS-AM Aurora

    More than 1,800 immigrants that the federal government wanted to deport were nevertheless released from local jails and later re-arrested for various crimes, according to a government report released Monday. The Immigration and Customs Enforcement report - obtained by an organization that actively opposes illegal immigration - said the re-arrested immigrants were among 8,145 people who were freed between January and August 2014 despite requests from federal agents that they be held for deportation.

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  20. San Francisco sheriff's woes began before immigration uproarRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2015 | KNUS-AM Aurora

    Since his election in 2012 to manage the city's jails, the Democrat who served successfully for eight years on the Board of Supervisors has endured a series of scandals and gaffes in his department that are hindering his campaign for re-election in November. Shortly after his swearing in, he was charged with domestic violence for bruising the arm of his wife, Eliana Lopez, a former Venezuelan soap opera star.

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