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California cow could be world’s tallest
Danniel, a 1-ton Holstein steer who stands at 6 feet, 4 inches, might take the title of world's tallest cow.       
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‘It Finally Clicked That This Wasn’t an Exercise’: Report Recounts San Bernardino Shooting
A previously undisclosed report chronicles in vivid detail the shootout that killed Syed Rizwan Farook and Tashfeen Malik, the actions of the police and the massacre itself.
1170 points by The New York Times | Police SWAT Constable Law enforcement agency San Bernardino California Officer Undercover San Bernardino County California
House holds moment of silence on steps of the Capitol ahead of 15th anniversary of Sept. 11 attacks
Essential Politics: Gov. Jerry Brown signs landmark climate change law, race for California's U.S. Senate seat heats up Sept. 9, 2016, 8:02 a.m. Welcome to Essential Politics, our daily feed on California government and politics news. Here's what we're watching:Flanked by legislative leaders, Gov....
1 points by Los Angeles Times | United States California Orange County California English-language films Democratic Party Political philosophy Bill Clinton Law
Prosecutors to announce results of criminal probe in Bay Area police sex scandal
A months-long investigation of a scandal that rocked the Oakland Police Department will come to a head Friday when the Alameda County district attorney's office is expected to announce whether criminal charges will be filed in connection with claims that officers had sex with a self-described teenage...
1170 points by Los Angeles Times | Police Constable Alameda County California San Francisco Bay Area Police brutality Contra Costa County California AC Transit East Bay
Datebook: Innovative SoCal prints, cinematic video installation and portraits that examine race and class
And so it begins… The fall arts season is upon us with a tsunami of exhibitions that cover everything from large-scale video installation to intimate drawing to Chinese feminism. This includes historic prints at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, paintings by Henry Taylor at Blum & Poe and a...
153 points by Los Angeles Times | Art museum Los Angeles Downtown Los Angeles Art Los Angeles County California Los Angeles County Museum of Art Pasadena California Interstate 405
Central California shootout injures deputy, kills suspect
MERCED, Calif. (AP) - A Merced County deputy has been hospitalized and a suspect is dead after a shooting in the Central California city of Delhi. KFSN-TV reports (http://abc30.tv/2bZ2Xj5 ) that Merced County Sheriff's deputies were met with gunfire from an assault-style weapon when they responded Thursday to a domestic ...
1 points by The Washington Times | California Central California Sheriff United States Merced County California California's 18th congressional district Stanislaus County California Coroner
Wells Fargo fined $185M for fake accounts
Bank says it fired roughly 5,300 workers during a five-year period for their involvement         
25415 points by Arizona Republic | Los Angeles Wells Fargo Bank of America First Interstate Bancorp Bank American Express Los Angeles County California Cheque
49ers to donate $1 million to charities that focus on racial issues cited by Colin Kaepernick
The San Francisco 49ers announced Thursday that they have pledged $1 million to two Bay Area organizations that focus on the type of racial and social inequities that quarterback Colin Kaepernick has discussed in the aftermath of his refusal to stand during the national anthem in protest of such...
8126 points by Los Angeles Times | San Francisco 49ers San Francisco Bay Area Silicon Valley California San Francisco San Jose California Oakland Raiders Northern California
Take a rare glimpse inside this midcentury stunner in Rancho Palos Verdes
Tour a Midcentury Modern home designed by renowned architect Aaron Green, an associate and proponent of Frank Lloyd Wright’s organic architecture, during the White Point Home Tour on Sept. 11. Recently the site of music video and photo shoots, the Rancho Palos Verdes estate has never been open...
144 points by Los Angeles Times | United Kingdom Frank Lloyd Wright Lloyd Wright Architecture Chile San Pedro Los Angeles California Los Angeles Louis Sullivan
$39 million plan aims to prevent spread of invasive species
HONOLULU (AP) - The state has proposed a $39 million biosecurity plan to be implemented over the next decade that seeks to bolster its fight against invasive species. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reports (http://bit.ly/2co8tMR ) the plan unveiled Wednesday outlines ways to combat invasive species in Hawaii and prevent new ones ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Proposal Hawaii Honolulu Pacific Ocean Proposals Barack Obama California U.S. state
California Today: California Today: Is This the End for Movies?
Welcome to California Today, a morning update on the stories that matter to Californians (and anyone else interested in the state).
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California's voter guide comes with 224 pages and a $15-million price tag
Good morning. It is Friday, Sept. 9. Peet’s Coffee will donate $250,000 to UC Davis for coffee research. Here's what else is happening in the Golden State: TOP STORIES Bank settlement Wells Fargo’s practice of aggressive sales goals, which led thousands of employees to open as many as 2 million...
28 points by Los Angeles Times | Orange County California California Long Beach California Los Angeles Coastal California Referendum Ventura County California San Francisco Bay Area
Zoo burns $1M in rhino items in 1st U.S. bonfire of its kind
The San Diego Zoo burned items containing rhinoceros horn with an estimated black market value of $1 million in a symbolic gesture Thursday to show the U.S. is committed to ending illegal wildlife trafficking.
3 points by The Denver Post | Rhinoceros Ivory United States Elephant California Horn Pacific Ocean Terry Gerin
Young voters from newer immigrant families lean liberal
Eighty-seven percent of those age 18 to 30 support allowing children brought to the U.S. illegally to stay legally        
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Big rig hits and kills pedestrian on southbound 405; morning traffic snarled
A big rig struck and killed a pedestrian on the southbound 405 Freeway near Wilshire Boulevard early Friday, closing all but the carpool lane and snarling traffic for the morning commute. The victim was described as a male age 35-40, said CHP Officer Francisco Villalobos. "We don't know how the...
8 points by Los Angeles Times | Traffic Brentwood Los Angeles California Road Beverly Hills California Lane Holmby Hills Los Angeles California Koreatown Los Angeles California Santa Monica California
5,300 Wells Fargo staff fired over bogus accounts
Bank says it fired roughly 5,300 workers during a five-year period for their involvement         
25415 points by Arizona Republic | Los Angeles Wells Fargo Bank of America First Interstate Bancorp Bank American Express Los Angeles County California Cheque
How I Made It: Stephen Cheung went from cutting threads in a sweatshop to cutting global trade deals
The gig: Stephen Cheung, 37, is president of World Trade Center Los Angeles, which is charged with promoting local businesses overseas and attracting foreign investment to the region. Before that, Cheung worked as director of international trade for the Port of L.A. and served as an aide to two...
1177 points by Los Angeles Times | Los Angeles County California China Chinese language Overseas Chinese Hong Kong Standard Mandarin Han Chinese Los Angeles
‘Sully’ Is Latest Historical Film to Prompt Off-Screen Drama
An investigator of the plane crash at the center of the story disputes events as portrayed — which may be beside the point in a Hollywood film.
2658 points by The New York Times | US Airways Flight 1549 US Airways Chesley Sullenberger Film Airbus A320 family Water landing Danville California LaGuardia Airport
Should Venice secede from Los Angeles?
When, in the course of human events, there are Venice residents who desire to dissolve their bonds with Los Angeles, or “Vexit,” in the hope of securing an independent community — a course the Venice Neighborhood Council is exploring — a decent respect to the opinions of their neighbors requires...
172 points by Los Angeles Times | Los Angeles City Local government Santa Monica California Global city New York City Toronto Chicago
Police union encourages officers to work 49ers games
A police union says it is again encouraging its officers to work at San Francisco 49ers home games despite statements about police by quarterback Colin Kaepernick. But the union emphasizes ...
-1 points by Las Vegas Sun | San Francisco 49ers United States Police brutality Police Finland California The Star-Spangled Banner Police officer
California DA to give results of police sex investigation
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Prosecutors in the San Francisco Bay Area are planning a news conference to discuss the results of an investigation into sexual misconduct involving officers from the Oakland Police Department and other law enforcement agencies.
-1 points by Arizona Daily Star | Police San Francisco Bay Area San Francisco San Francisco Bay Law enforcement agency San Jose California Alameda California San Mateo County California
Calif. officer shot after responding to domestic disturbance
The unidentified deputy is a 10-year department veteran, according to Sheriff Vern Warnke.
1171 points by Daily News | Sheriff Violence Domestic violence Police Constable Modesto California Deputy sheriff The Modesto Bee
Football: Thursday's scores
Thursday, September 8th SOUTHERN SECTION NONLEAGUE Brethren Christian 49, Workman 0 El Modena 28, La Palma Kennedy 21 El Monte 21, Azusa 7 Irvine University 37, Pioneer 0 Katella 42, Esperanza 14 Newport Harbor 43, El Rancho 19 Norte Vista 35, Moreno Valley 10 Ocean View 15, Rancho Alamitos 10 ...
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Judge dismisses case against L.A. County sheriff's deputy accused of filing false police report
A judge has dismissed a perjury case this week against a Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy after a jury deadlocked over whether the deputy filed a false police report. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge C.H. Rehm dismissed the case Wednesday against Gregory Rodriguez, who was charged last...
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Another officer out in SF Bay Area police sex scandal
LIVERMORE, Calif. (AP) - A police officer in the city of Livermore under investigation in a sex scandal that has ensnared several Northern California law enforcement agencies has resigned. Livermore police Chief Michael Harris announced the resignation on Thursday. Harris says the officer was put on administrative leave June 14 ...
1 points by The Washington Times | Police Law enforcement agency Constable Federal Bureau of Investigation Police officer Law enforcement California Human sexuality
Boys' basketball: Schedule announced for Nike Extravaganza at Mater Dei
The games have been set for the Nike Extravaganza that will be held Feb. 3-4 at Santa Ana Mater Dei. The Feb. 3 schedule: Rolling Hills Prep vs. Rancho Mirage, 3 p.m.; Servite vs. Saddleback Valley, 4:30 p.m.; Mater Dei (girls) vs. Palisades, 6 p.m.; Oak Hill vs. Foothills Christian, 7:30 p.m.;...
7 points by Los Angeles Times | Orange County California Orange California Santa Ana California Hill High schools in Orange County California Hills Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange Geography of Orange County California
IT CEO accused of mistreating housekeeper
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (AP) - The founder of an IT company has been accused of forcing a housekeeper to sleep in the garage with her dogs, work 15-hour days and sometimes go without food. The Orange County Register (http://bit.ly/2caW1LO ) says the U.S. Labor Department filed a complaint late ...
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UCLA Report: Bruins must beware this running Rebel
Just what UCLA needed. Another running quarterback to worry about. Every time Nevada Las Vegas’ Johnny Stanton dashes across the Rose Bowl field Saturday evening, the Bruins might be reminded of the pain inflicted by Trevor Knight, the Texas A&M quarterback whose touchdown run on an option read...
22 points by Los Angeles Times | American football High school Orange County California Inch BCS National Championship Game Rose Bowl Game Pasadena California Quarterback
49ers CEO pledges $1 million to address racial, economic inequality
San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York pledged $1 million to improving racial and economic inequality and building a stronger relationship between law enforcement authorities and the communities they serve. York announced the donation Thursday, following quarterback Colin Kaepernick's pledge to give...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | United States The Star-Spangled Banner San Francisco 49ers Police Economic inequality San Francisco California American football
Wells Fargo fined $185M for fake acounts; 5,300 were fired
Bank says it fired roughly 5,300 workers during a five-year period for their involvement         
-1 points by Arizona Republic | Los Angeles Wells Fargo Bank of America First Interstate Bancorp Bank American Express Los Angeles County California Cheque
Asians are now the fastest-growing group in U.S. as Latino population slips, study finds
The growth of the U.S. Latino population — once the nation's fastest growing — slowed considerably over the last seven years and slipped behind that of Asian Americans amid declining Hispanic immigration and birth rates, a study released Thursday found. The Pew Research Center study, which analyzed...
2946 points by Los Angeles Times | United States Population Demography U.S. state New Mexico Alaska California Hispanic and Latino Americans
Former Kaepernick teammate takes knee during anthem
DENVER — Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall, a college teammate of Colin Kaepernick, took to a knee during the playing of the national anthem before Denver’s season opener against Carolina. Kaepernick refused to stand for the anthem during San Francisco’s preseason games , explaining it was to protest racial oppression and police brutality in the United...
69 points by New York Post | The Star-Spangled Banner United States U.S. state Olympic Games Game North Carolina California Flag of the United States
Zoo burns $1M in rhino items in 1st US bonfire of its kind
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Zoo burned items containing rhinoceros horn with an estimated black market value of $1 million in a symbolic gesture Thursday to show the U.S. is committed to ending illegal wildlife trafficking.
-1 points by Arizona Daily Star | Rhinoceros Horn United States California Pacific Ocean Terry Gerin San Diego Zoo White Rhinoceros
LA woman pleads not guilty to death of malnourished son, 11
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A Los Angeles woman whose malnourished 11-year-old son was found dead in a closet has pleaded not guilty to murder and child abuse. Thirty-nine-year-old Veronica Aguilar appeared in court Thursday wearing a suicide prevention smock. She could face 15 years to life in prison if convicted. ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Life imprisonment Los Angeles County California The Los Angeles Times Ventura County California Murder San Bernardino County California Angeles National Forest San Gabriel Mountains
49ers owner pledges $1 million to charity
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) - San Francisco 49ers owner Jed York pledged $1 million to improving racial and economic inequality and building a stronger relationship between law enforcement authorities and the communities they serve. York announced the donation Thursday, following quarterback Colin Kaepernick's pledge to give $1 million to help ...
1 points by The Washington Times | San Francisco 49ers United States The Star-Spangled Banner California Police San Jose California San Francisco Bay Area San Francisco
Homestead cabins have become a cottage industry in the desert
Anne Krieghoff thought her husband, Darryl, was out of his mind in 1991 when he suggested they buy a tiny, ramshackle homestead cabin in the Yucca Valley. Like hundreds of other tiny desert shacks, the 660-square-foot house was the product of a 1930s-era government program to sell excess federal...
1091 points by Los Angeles Times | San Bernardino County California Mojave Desert Joshua Tree National Park Federal government Property Federalism Yucca brevifolia Federal government of the United States
Black-focused housing at Cal State L.A. draws criticism, but it's nothing new
The debut of a new housing option at Cal State Los Angeles is attracting a lot of attention, starting with its name: the Halisi Scholars Black Living-Learning Community. The on-campus housing is meant to gather those interested in issues concerning the black community. Twenty-four students are...
2605 points by Los Angeles Times | United States Los Angeles California Native Americans in the United States Race Hispanic and Latino Americans White American Oregon
New Hillary Clinton ad makes pitch to Hispanic voters
Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton is targeting Hispanic voters in Nevada with a new Spanish-language television and digital ad ...
55 points by Las Vegas Sun | Elections Voter turnout Election Voting Voter registration Democracy California Barack Obama
Actor Hugh O'Brian dies
Actor Hugh O'Brian, best known for his portrayal of the title role in the 1950's TV Western "The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp," has died. He was 91.
4757 points by CNN | World War II Old age Gerontology War Death Beverly Hills California
Is the Banning Ranch proposal really dead? A look at where the O.C. coastal project goes from here
 In the end, it was indecision that led California coastal commissioners to reject one of the biggest development projects to go before the panel in years. Faced with two vastly different versions of the Newport Banning Ranch proposal -- the developers’ plans for a resort hotel, shops and nearly...
51 points by Los Angeles Times | Commissioner Orange County California Trade Commissioner Ann Meekitjuk Hanson Commissioners of Nunavut California Highway Patrol Huntington Beach California The Commission
Authorities seeking student remains find 'items of interest'
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say "items of interest" have been found by authorities digging for the remains of a California college student who vanished in 1996. FBI agents and local sheriff's deputies have been excavating a site near a concrete letter "P'' on the edge of California ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | United States California Polytechnic State University California State Route 1 Mexico 2000s British television series California Sheriff Federal Bureau of Investigation
San Diego zoo burns $1M in rhino horn products
SAN DIEGO (AP) - San Diego zoo officials on Thursday burned items containing rhinoceros horn with an estimated black market value of $1 million in a symbolic gesture to show the United States is committed to ending illegal wildlife trafficking. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service partnered with the zoo ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Ivory United States Rhinoceros Elephant California Pacific Ocean Horn Terry Gerin
Court upholds California energy crisis manipulation findings
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A federal appeals court has upheld an energy commission's finding that power companies manipulated prices during California's energy crisis more than a decade ago. The ruling Thursday by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals could add more than $200 million to the billions that California ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | United States Appeal Oregon United States courts of appeals Appellate court California North America Supreme Court of the United States
State officials still not tracking mental health spending
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California officials still haven't taken steps to better track how $2 billion a year in voter-approved funding for mental health is spent, according to a critical report by a state watchdog, despite an audit 19 months ago that raised the same concerns. The Little Hoover Commission ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Report Associated Press California Finance Mental disorder Hoover Commission Sacramento California Nevada
Wells Fargo employees fired over bogus accounts
Bank says it fired roughly 5,300 workers during a five-year period for their involvement         
25415 points by Arizona Republic | Los Angeles Wells Fargo Bank of America First Interstate Bancorp Bank American Express Los Angeles County California Cheque
Full UCLA basketball schedule released
UCLA will play USC on Jan. 25 at the Galen Center and on Feb. 18 at Pauley Pavilion as part of the Pac-12 Conference men’s basketball schedule released Thursday. The Trojans won three consecutive meetings between the teams last season for the first time since 1942. The Bruins will play defending...
22 points by Los Angeles Times | National Hockey League Pacific-10 Conference Major League Baseball ESPN Network Ten California University of Southern California Fox Broadcasting Company
Wells Fargo to pay $185 million, fire 5,300 workers over allegations employees opened fake accounts
City and federal officials have accepted a $185 million settlement with Wells Fargo over allegations that the bank’s employees, driven by strict sales quotas, regularly opened new accounts for customers without their knowledge.
652 points by The Denver Post | Wells Fargo Los Angeles The Los Angeles Times First Interstate Bancorp City Beverly Hills California Bank of America San Fernando Valley
Decision by California panel leaves coastal land untouched
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. — A long-awaited vote by a California panel will leave a vast, valuable stretch of oil land overlooking the Pacific Ocean virtually untouched for now and without an immediate plan to develop or preserve it.The decision late Wednesday by the California Coastal Commission to deny a proposal to build nearly 900 homes means the 401 acres in Orange County will remain covered with a patchwork of oil wells and coastal shrubs that shelter rare wildlife coveted by residents who yearn for more open space.
-1 points by Boston Herald | Petroleum Orange County California California Petroleum industry Building
Dianne Feinstein asks for more cash to cut down dead trees in California before they catch fire
Essential Politics: Pence visits California, Brown faces hundreds of challenges in bills on his desk Sept. 8, 2016, 3:11 p.m. Welcome to Essential Politics, our daily feed on California government and politics news. Here's what we're watching:The Republican nominee for vice president, Indiana Gov....
93 points by Los Angeles Times | California Dianne Feinstein White House Jerry Brown Sequoia Mayor of San Francisco Democratic Party Death
Landon Donovan is coming out of retirement, will play for Galaxy
Landon Donovan appears set to come out of retirement and rejoin the Los Angeles Galaxy.
1 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Los Angeles Galaxy Major League Soccer Landon Donovan California San Jose Earthquakes Carson California Los Angeles David Beckham