The California Department of Public Health has issued penalties to 14 California hospitals, including three in Los Angeles County, for incidents that could have caused serious injury or death to patients, the state health agency announced this week.
The penalties — as well as more than $1.1 million…
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For the first time in nearly 14 years since the costliest eco-terrorism arson in U.S. history, the FBI is offering a reward of up to $25,000 in hopes of learning who set a San Diego housing project ablaze.
No one was injured in the 2003 incident, which caused an estimated $50 million in damage….
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A former Tennessee teacher accused of kidnapping his teenage student told Northern California authorities that he was relieved the five-week, nationwide search for him and the girl had come to an end, officials said.
Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Sgt. Mike Gilley, speaking at a news conference on Thursday,…
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California bullet train Chief Executive Jeff Morales will leave the agency in June, ending a five-year tenure that produced mixed results in the $64-billion project’s progress.
An announcement by the California High-Speed Rail Authority on Friday did not give a reason for Morales’ departure, but…
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A fire at a Pacific Gas & Electric substation in San Francisco left tens of thousands of residents without power and halted some rail line services Friday morning.
The power outage occurred around 9 a.m. when a fire erupted at PG&E’s Larken Substation, affecting about 95,000 customers, according…
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Newport Beach lifeguards had their eyes trained on the horizon Friday, trying to make sure a 55-foot dead humpback whale — nicknamed Scarlet by local boaters — that was seen Thursday didn’t make its way to the beach.
A dead whale onshore can create a very smelly problem, lifeguards said.
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Robert Nunez hadn’t been seen for three days when his mother got an alarming text message, saying her son was dead, police said
The frightened mother went to the Santa Ana Police Department on April 16 and filed a missing person report, said police Cpl. Anthony Bertagna. Nunez, who had been homeless,…
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A video recorded this week shows a big rig driver dragging a wrecked car for roughly a mile on a San Bernardino County freeway after it became lodged in the truck during a collision.
The big rig, which was hauling two trailers containing 50,000 pounds of carrots, was driving north on Interstate…
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Authorities are searching for two 12-year-old Northern California girls who were thought to have run away after their parents forbade them from seeing each other.
Investigators think Athena Fausset and Catrina Johnson left the Ukiah Boys & Girls Club, at 1640 S. State St., about 5 p.m. Thursday.
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A Fresno man accused of killing three men this week because they were white has been charged in the death of a security guard who was gunned down five days earlier at a motel, authorities said.
Kori Ali Muhammad, 39, a black man who spoke of an ongoing race war, is scheduled to appear in court…
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