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Nation May 01WATCH: California Gov. Newsom gives coronavirus update; rural county defies shutdown
A rural California county is defying Gov. Gavin Newsom's coronavirus shutdown order and has become the state's first county to let nonessential businesses reopen.
Nation Apr 14Navy removes 126 personnel from hospital ship after virus infects 7
It’s unclear where or how the sailors became infected, said Lt. Rochelle Rieger of the 3rd Fleet.
Education Feb 27U.S. finds failures in USC’s treatment of gynecologist claims
The department said Thursday it has ordered the school to overhaul its procedures for preventing sex discrimination and to conduct a formal review of how employees responded to complaints about Dr. George Tyndall.
Nation Nov 26Most people who fled California wildfire allowed to return home
Most of the thousands of people who fled a raging California wildfire in the mountains north of Santa Barbara were told they could return home Tuesday as an approaching rainstorm offered hope the flames would be doused.
Nation Nov 16California school shooter dies with motive a mystery
The death of a 16-year-old boy who killed two students and wounded three others at his Southern California high school has left investigators struggling to discover what prompted the deadly attack.
Nation Nov 15No diary, note, motive found in California school shooting
No motive or rationale has been established yet in the Thursday morning shooting at Saugus High School in the Los Angeles suburb of Santa Clarita, said sheriff’s homicide Capt. Kent Wegener.
Nation Nov 15Investigators seek motive in Santa Clarita school shooting
Gunfire began around 7:30 a.m. and authorities estimated that the suspect took just 16 seconds to pull out the weapon, shoot five classmates and then himself.
Nation Nov 14WATCH: Authorities say 2 dead, several injured in shooting at California high school
A student gunman opened fire Thursday at a Southern California high school, killing two students and wounding three others before he was captured in grave condition after shooting himself in the head, authorities said.
Nation Nov 02Crews battle last stubborn Southern California wildfire
Crews fought a pitched battle against the last remaining large wildfire in Southern California as the stubborn flames threatened nearly 2,000 homes and other buildings.
Nation Jul 06Southern California jolted by biggest quake in 20 years
The largest Southern California quake in nearly 20 years jolted an area stretching from Sacramento to Las Vegas to Mexico as it cracked buildings, set fires, wrecked roads but only caused minor injuries.