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Top California Articles

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  • Retrial begins for L.A. County Sheriff's deputy accused in FBI case

    The retrial of a sheriff's deputy accused of obstructing a federal investigation into the Los Angeles County jails began Wednesday with prosecutors portraying him as a technically adept schemer and defense attorneys arguing that he was merely following...
  • Hearing opens on Crenshaw teachers' claims of anti-union bias

    Hearing opens on Crenshaw teachers' claims of anti-union bias
    Twelve former Crenshaw High teachers alleged during opening arguments in a labor hearing Wednesday that the Los Angeles Unified School District targeted and removed them from the campus in retaliation for their union activism. In 2012, the district...
  • Cobra is captured after 4 days on the loose in Thousand Oaks

    Cobra is captured after 4 days on the loose in Thousand Oaks
    An upscale Thousand Oaks neighborhood slithered back to normal Thursday after a distinctive albino monocled cobra that had eluded animal control officers for days was finally captured in a semi-rural neighborhood, not far from where it was first sighted....
  • Napa earthquake brought ground ruptures, highest shaking on record

    Napa earthquake brought ground ruptures, highest shaking on record
    The ground-shaking during the magnitude 6.0 Napa earthquake was the highest level recorded in modern times for downtown Napa, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The shaking was particularly bad because the force headed north from the epicenter,...
  • City of L.A. owes $895,000 in illegal dumping fines, Kern County says

    City of L.A. owes $895,000 in illegal dumping fines, Kern County says
    Kern County officials say the city of Los Angeles is liable for up to $895,000 in fines for the illegal dumping of more than 100 tons of yard trimmings in violation of state quarantines intended to prevent the spread of agricultural pests. Kern County...
  • Rash of shootings frightens South L.A.

    Rash of shootings frightens South L.A.
    The killings started early Sunday morning, with a 30-year-old man gunned down behind an apartment complex. By Monday night, four more people lay dead in a series of shootings across South Los Angeles. The violence continued Wednesday. A car-to-car...
  • Honduran parents, daughters are a family at last — for now

    Honduran parents, daughters are a family at last — for now
    When Silvia Padilla was pregnant with her second daughter, she and her husband, Marvin Varela, hatched a plan that broke their hearts: They would go to America and leave their girls behind. Marvin left Honduras with a smuggler one night in 2004....
  • In the battle against West Nile virus, people sometimes are the pests

    In the battle against West Nile virus, people sometimes are the pests
    The aerial photograph showed there might be trouble, a small green spot in an otherwise dry swimming pool. Eddie Garcia, an inspector for the Orange County Vector Control District, parked his white Toyota Tacoma across the street and approached the...
  • LAPD honors officers for bravery

    LAPD honors officers for bravery
    Veteran Los Angeles Police Officer Don Thompson was heading to his assignment with the LAPD's bomb squad when he saw a car barrel across several lanes of the 405 Freeway, strike the center divider and burst into flames. Thompson slammed on his brakes,...
  • Two judges censured after admitting having sex with women in chambers

    Two judges censured after admitting having sex with women in chambers
    Two California judges — one in Orange County, the other in Kern County — avoided removal from the bench after they admitted to having sex with women inside their respective chambers and showed remorse, according to a judicial oversight panel...
  • L.A. schools Supt. Deasy defends his dealings with Apple, Pearson

    L.A. schools Supt. Deasy defends his dealings with Apple, Pearson
    Los Angeles schools Supt. John Deasy on Tuesday issued his most extensive and passionate defense yet of his actions involving Apple and Pearson, the companies that received the major contract in a $1.3-billion technology program. He asserted that he did...