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  • Several Southern California roadways remain closed due to flooding and storm damage

     
    As rainstorms are set to roll into Southern California on Tuesday night, a number of roads remain closed from previous storm damage. Here's a look at area closures: Interstate 5: The northbound connector to northbound and southbound State Route 14......
  • Automation is increasingly reducing U.S. workforces

    The ground trembles on Mike Young's almond farm as the forklift-size yellow machine grabs a tree trunk and shakes it hard. Nuts rain like hailstones to the ground, where they'll lie until another machine comes and sorts them. Young once grew tomatoes,...
  • story test

    Reporting from Fresno and Lemoore, Calif. — The two Republicans at the top of California's November ticket fanned out across the Central Valley this week, denouncing government dysfunction and asserting that their business experience would help them...
  • 3 books about banned books

    3 books about banned books
    “Burn This Book: Pen Writers Speak Out On the Power of the Word” Edited by Toni Morrison (2009)This international collection of essays range from writers around the world, from Morrison and John Updike to Orhan Pamuk and Nadine Gordimer,...
  • Murderer's parole is denied

    A man who was convicted of the murder of his friend and the attempted murder of a Huntington Beach Police sergeant during a robbery almost 30 years ago was denied parole Wednesday after Orange County Dist. Atty. Tony Rackauckas challenged it, according to...
  • 14 Computers Seized in Statewide Child Porn Bust

    14 Computers Seized in Statewide Child Porn Bust
    Four people were arrested, and 14 computers seized during a state-wide operation to find suspected traders and possessors of child pornography. Operation "Gigabite" involved 20 law enforcement agencies from Los Angeles, north to Redding; about 150...
  • 6-week-old Girl Stabbed Repeatedly by Mother, police say

    6-week-old Girl Stabbed Repeatedly by Mother, police say
    BAKERSFIELD, Calif. -- A 6-week-old girl is hospitalized after being repeatedly stabbed by her mother with a kitchen knife, police say. Kern County deputies were called to the home on Crawford Street by the child's father. Investigators say the father...
  • Lake Isabella Cove Fire Contained, 1,100 Acres Burned

    Lake Isabella Cove Fire Contained, 1,100 Acres Burned
    LAKE ISABELLA (KTLA) -- Kern County firefighters have fully contained a wildfire that scorched over 1,100 acres in the Cove Fire near Lake Isabella over the weekend. Fire officials downgraded the damage to 1,122 acres and allowed evacuated residents to...
  • 'Geezer Bandit' robs 13th bank

    'Geezer Bandit' robs 13th bank
    SAN DIEGO -- The "Geezer Bandit" continued his string of Southern California robberies by knocking over his 13th bank last week, FBI agents announced Saturday. Surveillance video provided by the FBI shows the robber, who got his name because of his...
  • 10-20-30 Years Ago

    Ten Years Ago: Two men wearing Ninja masks robbed Citizen's Business Bank in La Cañada on a Friday afternoon, shortly before closing. The men waved their guns in the air and pushed one teller to the ground during the robbery, according to the branch...
  • LACMA traces photography's New Topographics movement

    LACMA traces photography's New Topographics movement
    No one disputes that the 1975 exhibition "New Topographics: Photographs of a Man-altered Landscape" was a landmark show. Attendance at the George Eastman House in Rochester, N.Y., wasn't huge, and the presentation didn't introduce any unknown talent. But...