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  • Witness testifies 'octomom' Nadya Suleman's fertility doctor improved treatment, recordkeeping

     
    The Beverly Hills fertility doctor who helped Nadya Suleman conceive octuplets and six previous children has since made efforts to improve his treatment and recordkeeping, a medical expert testified Wednesday. Dr. Michael Kamrava could have his medical...
  • Surf Beach shark victim identified [Updated]

     
    The victim of the shark attack off Surf Beach on Friday morning has been identified as Lucas Ransom, a 19-year-old college student from Romoland, Calif., authorities said. Ransom was boogie boarding about 150 yards offshore at about 8:50 a.m. when......
  • Surf Beach shark attack victim had leg bitten off, sheriff says [Updated]

     
    The victim of Friday morning's fatal shark attack at Surf Beach in northern Santa Barbara County was a 20-year-old UC Santa Barbara student who was body boarding when the shark bit his leg off, County Sheriff Bill Brown reportedly told......
  • Body boarder fatally attacked by shark in Santa Barbara County; area beaches closed [Updated]

     
    A 19-year-old man was fatally attacked by a shark while body-boarding north of Santa Barbara on Friday morning. [Updated at 3:04 p.m.: The victim has been identified as Lucas McKaine Ransom of Romoland in Riverside County.] The attack occurred between.......
  • Officials try to identify type of shark that killed bodyboarder at Surf Beach

     
    Three beaches in Santa Barbara County remain closed after a shark attack Friday that killed a body surfer. According to officials at Vandenberg Air Force Base, federal and state wildlife officials were working to "identify the type of shark involved......
  • Surf Beach, site of Friday's fatal shark attack, reopens

     
    Vandenberg Air Force Base's Surf Beach, which was closed Friday after the fatal shark attack on 19-year-old Lucas Ransom, reopened to the public at 8 a.m. Monday. A statement issued by the base said that during the three-day closure period,......
  • Shark in fatal attack identified as a great white

     
    After conferring with a shark expert, Santa Barbara County coroner's officials today identified the shark that killed 19-year-old college student Lucas Ransom as a great white. Ralph Collier, president of the Shark Research Committee, determined that...
  • Red palm weevil spotted in Southern California, alarming palm tree growers and scientists

     
    Palm tree lovers, look out. The California Department of Food and Agriculture says the red palm weevil -– which it has dubbed "the world’s worst pest of palm trees" –- has been spotted in the Laguna Beach area. The insect,......
  • Family members, friends gather in Oceanside for memorial for teen killed by shark

     
    About 150 family members, friends and surf enthusiasts gathered on the beach at Oceanside on Thursday for what was called a celebration of the life of Lucas Ransom, the UC Santa Barbara student killed by a shark last week. Some......
  • More Cal State, UC student fee hikes are possible

     
    California's two public university systems are expected to seek student fee increases next month to help pay for rising costs inside and outside the classroom that a recent boost in state funding didn't fully cover, officials said. California State...
  • Woman found dead in burning car at UC San Diego

     
    The body of a woman was discovered in a burning car in a parking lot at UC San Diego, police said Saturday. The body was found by firefighters Friday night. The woman has not been identified and the cause of......