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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....
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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...
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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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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.;...
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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...
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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...
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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.
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Senate race heats up as Sanchez rips Harris over actions on San Onofre nuclear power plant
Essential Politics: Pence visits California, Brown faces hundreds of challenges in bills on his desk Sept. 8, 2016, 1:39 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....
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A good day for the Coastal Commission, and conservation, in Newport Beach
Bulldozers went up against burrowing owls in Newport Beach on Wednesday. The owls won. It ain’t over til it’s over, as they say, and it could be years before the battle plays out, possibly in court. But the bid to build a massive development on a critical coastal ecosystem in Orange County — one...
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Huntington Beach OKs purchase of police body cameras
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) - A nearly $300,000 plan to equip Huntington Beach police officers with body cameras has been passed by the city council. The Orange County Register reports Thursday (http://bit.ly/2bWpUDA) that councilmembers approved the proposal 4-3 this week after a year of lobbying by Chief Robert Handy. The ...
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California Today: California Today: No, Cal State Isn’t Creating Segregated Housing
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 panel to weigh development on coastal oil land
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A hotly-contested proposal to build homes on a stretch of Southern California coastline long used for oil drilling that also provides wildlife habitat will be up for public discussion Wednesday.
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Santa Ana city council declares 'crisis' over homeless encampments in civic center
Santa Ana’s City Council voted late Tuesday to declare a “public health and safety crisis” over a mushrooming homeless encampment in the Civic Center that has attracted more than 450 homeless people in recent months. The resolution, backed by Councilwoman Michele Martinez, called for the city to...
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Massive bribery scheme creates a legal mess in Orange County
Good morning. It is Thursday, Sept. 8. Did you know the Los Angeles City Hall cafeteria once had its own china? Here's what else is happening in the Golden State: TOP STORIES Judge and jury Prosecutors say a former clerk for Orange County Superior Court is at the center of a massive bribery scheme...
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The Latest: California panel rejects coastal development
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a hearing over a development proposed for a vast tract of oil land on Southern California's coast (all times local):
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Clash over the number of Senate debates continues, but candidates agree on at least one
Essential Politics: California's top congressional races to watch, lawmakers back recall of judge in Stanford assault case Sept. 7, 2016, 2:09 p.m. Welcome to Essential Politics, our daily feed on California government and politics news. This year's legislative session is over after a very busy...
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Ex-O.C. court clerk accused of fixing hundreds of criminal and traffic cases for bribes
A dozen men have been charged in a massive bribery scheme allegedly run by an Orange County court clerk accused of forging records in hundreds of cases to get drunk drivers and other violators off with little or no punishment. Federal prosecutors on Wednesday announced a 38-count racketeering indictment...
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Essential Politics: California's top congressional races to watch, lawmakers back recall of judge in Stanford assault case
Essential Politics: California's top congressional races to watch, lawmakers back recall of judge in Stanford assault case Sept. 7, 2016, 12:25 p.m. Welcome to Essential Politics, our daily feed on California government and politics news. This year's legislative session is over after a very busy...
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Court clerk, others accused in California case-fixing scheme
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - Federal prosecutors say a former Orange County Superior Court clerk and nine others have been arrested in an alleged bribery scheme in which more than 1,000 cases were illegally fixed without knowledge of prosecutors or judges. The U.S. Attorney's Office says the 10 were arrested ...
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Officers kill man who pointed gun after home invasion
MEBANE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say police officers in North Carolina shot and killed a man who pointed a gun at them as they investigating an earlier home invasion involving his ex-girlfriend.
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Girls' basketball: Southern Section playoff scores and updated pairings
GIRLS' BASKETBALL SOUTHERN SECTION OPEN DIVISION First round, Saturday Long Beach Poly 61, Brea Olinda 33 Ventura 49, Orangewood Academy 37 Troy 57, Alemany 50 Sierra Canyon 79, Chaminade 47 Lakeside 53, Windward 45 Harvard-Westlake 59, Mater Dei 58 Gardena Serra 68, Fairmont Prep 48 Etiwanda 63,...
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Boys' basketball: Saturday's Southern Section playoff scores and updated pairings
BOYS' BASKETBALL SOUTHERN SECTION OPEN DIVISION Championship quarterfinals, Tuesday, 7 p.m. Damien at #1 Sierra Canyon #4 Bishop Montgomery at Santa Margarita Eastvale Roosevelt at #3 Mater Dei #2 Chino Hills at Long Beach Poly   Consolation second round, Tuesday, 7 p.m. Corona Centennial at Heritage...
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The Latest: Water levels at lake keep falling despite rain
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on storms in California (all times local):
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The Latest: Body of man swept down gully in storm recovered
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on storms in California (all times local):
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Boys' soccer: Southern Section playoff scores and updated pairings
BOYS' SOCCER SOUTHERN SECTION DIVISION 1 First round, Friday unless noted Cathedral 2, Peninsula 0 (Thursday) El Toro 2, Los Alamitos 1 (Thursday) Sherman Oaks Notre Dame 3, Bell Gardens 0 (Saturday) St. John Bosco at Tesoro, MONDAY, 3 p.m. St. Francis at Paramount, MONDAY, 3 p.m. San Clemente...
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Powerful storm slams California, bringing mudslides, sinkholes and deadly winds
A huge Pacific storm that parked itself over Southern California and unloaded, ravaging roads, opening sinkholes and leading to the deaths of at least three people, eased off Saturday. But it was only a temporary reprieve as new storms took aim farther north. The National Weather Service predicted...
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Deadly storm slams Southern California
Torrential downpours were inundating Southern California on Friday, flooding streets and prompting water rescues. Officials said at least two people had died in the storm. One was found in a vehicle that was under water.
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Strongest storm in years lashing California
Strong rain and powerful winds in southern and central California triggered mudslides, sinkholes and flooded freeways.         
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Angels to stay in Anaheim through at least 2029
In his first news conference since October 2015, Angels owner Arte Moreno said Saturday that his team is staying at Angel Stadium for the foreseeable future. The franchise holds the right to opt out of its Angel Stadium lease in 2019 and has long been considering a move within Orange County around...
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Wild, wet weather drenches the region
Good morning. It is Saturday, Feb. 18. Here’s what you don’t want to miss this weekend: TOP STORIES The Big One: A storm that forecasters billed as the most powerful in years barreled into Southern California with a vengeance on Friday, flooding multiple freeways, triggering dramatic mudslides...
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At least four dead as powerful storm pounds Southern California
Daniel UriaFeb. 18 (UPI) -- At least four people died as the result of heavy rains and intense winds brought on by a powerful storm in Southern California.
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2 dead as storm lashes Southern California
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A powerful Pacific storm blew into Southern and Central California on Friday with wind-driven heavy rains that downed power lines and electrocuted a man, killed a motorist in a submerged car and disrupted hundreds of flights…
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Fairfax defeats El Camino Real, 67-53, in City Section Open Division playoffs
On a stormy, windy night in Southern California, even though basketball is played in a covered gymnasium, weather issues resulted in three of the City Section’s four Open Division playoff games being postponed until Tuesday. No. 2-seeded Fairfax (25-3) was able to play its game against visiting...
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Boys' basketball: No upsets in opening games of Open Division playoffs
On a stormy, windy night in Southern California, even though basketball is played in a covered gymasium, weather issues resulted in three of the City Section’s four Open Division playoff games being postponed until Tuesday.No. 2-seeded Fairfax (25-3) was able to play its game against visiting El...
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1 dead, others stranded as storm lashes California
LOS ANGELES — A powerful Pacific storm blew into Southern and Central California on Friday with wind-driven heavy rains that downed power lines and electrocuted a man, stranded others in flooded areas and disrupted hundreds of flights at airports.With the storm feeding on an atmospheric river of moisture stretching far out into the Pacific, precautionary evacuations of homes in some neighborhoods were requested due to the potential for mudslides and debris flows.More than 300 arriving and departing flights were delayed or canceled at Los Angeles International Airport.
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Major flooding, mudslides and deadly winds as biggest storm in years barrels into L.A. area
A storm that forecasters warned could be the most powerful in years barreled into Southern California on Friday, flooding freeways, causing landslides and downing trees and power lines. One man was killed in the San Fernando Valley Friday afternoon when power lines fell on him. Nearly 100,000 people...
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Boys' soccer: Thursday's Southern Section playoff scores
BOYS' SOCCER SOUTHERN SECTION DIVISION 1 First round, Thursday Cathedral 2, Peninsula 0 Mira Costa 1, Santa Ana 1 (Mira Costa advances on penalties, 4-1) Long Beach Jordan 1, Servite 1 (Jordan advances on penalties, 4-2) Palos Verdes 1, Millikan 0 Mission Viejo 2, Santa Margarita 1 Redondo 2, Harvard-Westlake...
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The Oroville Dam isn't the only trouble spot
Good morning. It’s Thursday, Feb. 16, and here’s what’s happening across California: TOP STORIES  Will Oroville hold? Tons of rain will be dumped on Northern California this week, but state officials are confident that this inclement weather won’t break the Oroville Dam or its damaged spillways....
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Guilty plea expected involving San Bernardino terror attack
Enrique Marquez Jr. is the only person criminally charged in the deadly Dec. 2015 attack.       
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Boys' soccer: Southern Section playoff results and updated pairings
BOYS' SOCCER SOUTHERN SECTION DIVISION 1 First round, Friday, 3 or 5 p.m. unless noted Peninsula at #1 Cathedral, THURSDAY, 4 p.m. Los Alamitos at El Toro, 5 p.m. Bell Gardens at Sherman Oaks Notre Dame, 3 p.m. St. John Bosco at Tesoro St. Francis at Paramount, 3:30 p.m. San Clemente vs. Sunny...
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Girls' water polo: Southern Section playoff results and updated pairings
GIRLS' WATER POLO SOUTHERN SECTION DIVISION 1 First round, Wednesday Laguna Beach 19, El Toro 4 Los Alamitos 8, Santa Margarita 6 Orange Lutheran 9, Murrieta Valley 7 Dos Pueblos 18, Royal 6 San Marcos 14, San Clemente 6 Corona del Mar 9, Newport Harbor 4 Foothill 10, Santa Barbara 5 Mater Dei...
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Disney sets opening date for Guardians of the Galaxy attraction at California Adventure
Are you ready to dance with superheroes? If so, plan on a trip to Anaheim. Disney has set the opening date for the new “Guardians of the Galaxy”-inspired attraction and the company is going all out to commemorate the occasion, with new character interactions and even a dance party.   Guardians...
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Girls' soccer: Southern Section playoff results and updated pairings
GIRLS' SOCCER SOUTHERN SECTION DIVISION 1 First round, Thursday, 3 or 5 p.m. Dana Hills at #1 JSerra Los Osos at Long Beach Wilson San Juan Hills at Palos Verdes Northwood at Los Alamitos, 5 p.m. Millikan at Corona Santiago, 5 p.m. Chino Hills at Sherman Oaks Notre Dame San Clemente at Esperanza,...
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71-year-old staffer was hurt during protest, Rohrabacher says
Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Costa Mesa) said a 71-year-old staff member was knocked unconscious Tuesday while protesters gathered at his Southern California office. Rohrabacher is a conservative who has voiced support for some of President Trump’s actions. He released a statement that said his longtime...
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Congressman claims staffer injured during OC protest
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) - Republican congressman Dana Rohrabacher says a 71-year-old staffer was knocked unconscious Tuesday during an anti-Trump gathering at his Huntington Beach office. A statement says district director Kathleen Staunton fell and hit her head Tuesday when a protester yanked open a door as she was leaving ...
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Report: Man charged with buying two weapons used in San Bernardino agrees to plead guilty
A man charged with buying two of the weapons used in the fatal December 2015 shootings in San Bernardino, Calif., will plead guilty to conspiracy and lying         
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Report: Man charged with buying two weapons used in San Bernardino pleads guilty
A man charged with buying two of the weapons used in the fatal December 2015 shootings in San Bernardino, Calif., will plead guilty to conspiracy and lying         
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Report: Harrison Ford has jet run-in at Calif. airport
Ford, who was told to land on a runway, mistakenly landed on a parallel taxiway, passing over an American Airlines jet        
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