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1 hr ago | NBC Chicago
Exceptional drought conditions expanded this week to include more than half of California, marking a significant increase over just one week for a state in the middle of a third-consecutive dry year.
5 hrs ago | Star Tribune
State Sen. Leland Yee also pleaded not guilty on Thursday to charges of accepting and soliciting bribes in exchange for help in Sacramento.
10 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel
The vast majority of Covered California consumers will see low increases in their health insurance premiums for 2015, and many consumers will see no increase or even a decrease, exchange officials announced Thursday.
13 hrs ago | GPB.org
Water filled the stairs to a parking structure adjacent to the main entry doors of Pauley Pavilion, home of UCLA basketball, after a 30-inch water main burst on nearby Sunset Boulevard Tuesday.
17 hrs ago | Inhabitat
Three years of below average rainfall and the ongoing drought has left Californians in a serious pickle: Many have chosen to let their lawns go brown in an effort to conserve, but some homeowners are being hit with big fines for failing to maintain their landscaping .
Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins proclaimed Wednesday as a day to remember the Hall of Famer who spent his entire career with the Padres.
The majority of people newly covered by health insurance said it was easy to find the information they needed about enrolling and to sign up for coverage.
California State Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins is serving as acting governor for about eight hours Wednesday , making her the state's first openly gay governor.
The Kaiser Family Foundation reports that 58 percent of previously uninsured Californians have signed up for medical coverage under the nation's new health care law, according to a story in the Contra Costa Times.
This image released by the Madera County Sheriff's Department shows a bear running through smoke in the Sierra foothills in Sierra National Forest, Calif, on Tuesday, July 29, 2014.
Every Saturday morning, a steady stream of Chinese and Vietnamese patients line up at the Paul Hom Asian Clinic in Sacramento.
As the flooding stretches from buildings to underground parking garages to the Drake Track and Field Stadium, the LA Fire Department is bringing in crews to help rescue people fromswamped cars.
California's four largest insurers raised premiums for individuals from at least 22 percent to as much as 88 percent, depending on factors such as age and location, according to the annual report released by Commissioner Dave Jones, a Democrat first elected in 2010.
A Northern California political consultant charged with bribery, racketeering and other counts in a sweeping indictment that also names a state senator and an alleged gang leader has pleaded not guilty.
Republicans need to start asking ourselves what is happening in Kansas and what we are going to do about California.
James and Tina Gamble's Jack Russell, called Jack, alerted its owners to the snake by repeatedly barking at one of their kitchen cupboards.
Updated: Thu Jul 31, 2014 10:10 pm
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