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1 dead, dozens hurt in Northern California bus crash

A tour bus on its way from Los Angeles to Washington state crashed and rolled over on Interstate 5 in Northern California on Sunday morning, killing one passenger and sending dozens to the hospital.

Burbank fights 'dirty' in battle to conserve water

Thanks to California’s persistent drought, the city of Burbank is resorting to "dirty" tactics in the fight to conserve water.

Protesters plan rally Monday at UC Berkeley, walkouts at other campuses

Students protesting threatened tuition hikes in the University of California system are planning "walkouts" at multiple campuses for noon on Monday, organizers said.

Gusty winds and warming trend to increase fire danger early in week

Gusty Santa Ana winds, low humidity and a warming trend will increase the chances of fire danger at least through the early part of Thanksgiving week, weather experts said Sunday.

Captain of San Diego-based warship relieved of duty

The captain of one of the Navy's premiere warships has been relieved of command after an investigation found that he routinely used foul and abusive language toward crew members and engaged in inappropriate touching and questioning of women.

Motorcyclist dies while fleeing police in Burbank

A motorcyclist who was fleeing from police in Burbank early Saturday died when he ran into a fire hydrant and a light pole.

Man found fatally shot inside Compton home

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department detectives are investigating the shooting death of a 35-year-old man found inside a Compton home early Saturday.

Man killed in Long Beach officer-involved shooting is identified

Los Angeles County coroner officials on Saturday identified a young man who was fatally shot by a Long Beach police officer.

Bighorn sheep that escaped zoo and was hit by car dies

A bighorn sheep that escaped from the Los Angeles Zoo on Saturday and was struck by a hit-and-run driver has died, officials said.

Bighorn sheep that escaped from zoo struck by hit-and-run driver

A bighorn sheep that escaped from the Los Angeles Zoo on Saturday afternoon was struck by a hit-and-run driver before workers could get to the animal, officials said.

Student sit-in continues at UC Berkeley over tuition hikes

A student sit-in protesting tuition hikes at the University of California continued at UC Berekley's Wheeler Hall for the third day Saturday, while others planned to make a peaceful presence felt at the football game between Cal and Stanford.

BART opens new train line to Oakland airport

San Francisco’s BART commuter rail system opened up a direct train line to Oakland International Airport on Saturday, completing a direct connection that some have been waiting for nearly 50 years.

Glendale City Council to discuss scrapping at-large election system

Threatened with a lawsuit that claims its electoral system discriminates against Latino voters, the Glendale City Council will consider next mother whether to place a measure on the spring ballot that would scrap the city’s at-large voting system in favor of council districts.

Paralyzed Marine walks to receive his Bronze Star using robotic system

Aided by robotic leg braces, a Marine paralyzed from the chest down by a sniper in Afghanistan walked across a parade ground Friday at Camp Pendleton to receive a Bronze Star for bravery.

2 San Diego teens held in hoax school threats made on Yik Yak

Two teenagers were arrested Friday on suspicion of placing hoax threats that led to the lockdown of two San Diego high schools.

Prang declares victory in close race for L.A. County assessor

Candidate Jeffrey Prang declared victory in the race for Los Angeles County assessor Friday, as the latest round of ballot counting made a victory by his opponent highly improbable.

1.1 million immigrant parents in California qualify for deportation relief

More than 1 million immigrant parents in California will be eligible for deportation relief under President Obama's deferred action program, according to a Pew Research Center Study.

L.A. County settles suit by disabled inmates alleging foul conditions

Five years after disabled jail inmates sued, alleging horrific conditions for those who used wheelchairs, Los Angeles County officials have agreed to a settlement.

O.C. school installs fence between campus and home of sex offender

School officials in Orange County have installed a temporary fence between a Costa Mesa high school and the home of a registered sex offender who lives next to the campus.

South Pasadena High on lockdown over 'possible suspicious activity'

South Pasadena High School was placed on lockdown Friday after district officials received a "communication about potential suspicious activity" involving the campus.

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