Student housing complex near Cal State San Bernardino evacuated after possible bomb scare, police say

A student housing complex near Cal State San Bernardino was evacuated Tuesday afternoon after a possible bomb threat, authorities said.

No explosives have been found but the Glen Housing Complex at 1831 W. Northpark Boulevard was evacuated “out of an abundance of caution,” according to the San…

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Teen sentenced to six months in prison for smuggling border tiger

When Luis Eudoro Valencia was caught at the border last summer with a tiger cub riding shotgun on the floorboards of a Camaro, he held himself out to be a naive 18-year-old who had bought the wild animal on impulse after seeing one being walked on a leash on the streets of Tijuana.

But prosecutors…

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Weinstein Co. seeks to dismiss class-action lawsuit, saying Weinstein was solely responsible for his action

Weinstein Co. sought to toss out a lawsuit by alleged victims of Harvey Weinstein, arguing that former colleagues were not aware of his “predatory” behavior toward actresses, assistants and models at the studio he co-founded.

Attorneys for Weinstein Co. on Tuesday filed the motion to dismiss a…

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Utility can remove power poles in an area of Montecito burned by the Thomas fire, judge rules

Southern California Edison’s removal of power poles and repair work in an area near the start of the Thomas fire will be allowed to continue, a Santa Barbara County judge ruled Tuesday.

Tossing out the bulk of a temporary restraining order request filed on behalf of homeowners affected by the blaze…

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Former manager and ‘creative director’ of Ghost Ship warehouse plead not guilty to manslaughter charges stemming from deadly fire

The two men accused of turning an Oakland warehouse into a labyrinth-like fire trap pleaded not guilty to 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter Tuesday on charges connected to one of the deadliest fires in California history, officials said.

Derick Ion Almena, 47, the property manager who converted…

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Orange County’s riverside homeless begin trading tents for motel vouchers, other aid as camp is cleared

A crowd of homeless people, wearing hoodies and woolen hats in the morning cold, lined up along the Santa Ana River trail early Tuesday to collect motel vouchers before having to leave Orange County’s largest homeless camp.

As they inched forward to an area manned by county officials, workers tried…

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Olympic skater Mirai Nagasu was a familiar figure at her parent’s Arcadia restaurant when she was growing up

The woman wearing spectacles, clutching an order pad, quietly glided up to diners and bowed. “Please, where do you prefer?” she asked, her voice a whisper. “So sorry we don’t have much space.”

It was dinner time at Sushi Kiyosuzu in Arcadia — with servers offering Saturday night specials of sautéed…

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Man stabbed to death during Lakewood robbery

A robbery turned bloody early Tuesday morning, when three people got out of a car and fatally stabbed a man in Lakewood, authorities said.

The victim was walking with a woman near Del Amo Boulevard and Violeta Avenue at 1:18 a.m. in Lakewood when a car pulled to a stop nearby, according to a news…

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Four small earthquakes strike Bay Area

A series of low-magnitude earthquakes struck near Danville early Tuesday morning, the latest in a flurry of quakes that have shaken the Bay Area in recent days, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

A magnitude 2.8 tremor occurred in an area northwest of Diablo around 1:30 a.m., according to…

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