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Nick Ut/ap file photoHundreds of drivers went on strike at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach on Monday.

Truckers at huge seaport complex strike; impact minimal

Hundreds of truck drivers who haul goods from docks at the nation's…

Nick Ut/ap file photoHundreds of drivers went on strike at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach on Monday.
AP Photo/Nick UtDemonstrators carrying signs and Armenian flags march in Los Angeles Friday

Huge Los Angeles march commemorates Armenian killings

Thousands of people marched in Los Angeles on Friday to commemorate the…

AP Photo/Nick UtDemonstrators carrying signs and Armenian flags march in Los Angeles Friday
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Late winter storm bringing snow to Sierra, Lake Tahoe

A late season storm blowing in from the north triggered a winter…

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Cesar Chavez to get Navy funeral honors 22 years after death

The sister of the late labor leader Cesar Chaves says she could…

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Rich Pedroncelli/ap file photoState agencies in drought-stricken California reported that they met their own water conservation goal for 2014 despite early struggles.

California government says it's meeting water-saving goal

State agencies in drought-stricken California reported that they met their own water…

Rich Pedroncelli/ap file photoState agencies in drought-stricken California reported that they met their own water conservation goal for 2014 despite early struggles.
AP Photo/San Bernardino County Sheriff's DepartmentThis undated booking photo provided by the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department shows Francis Jared Pusok

San Bernardino County to pay man beaten by deputies on video

A California county on Tuesday approved paying a $650,000 settlement to avoid…

AP Photo/San Bernardino County Sheriff's DepartmentThis undated booking photo provided by the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department shows Francis Jared Pusok
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Things to know about California water reduction mandates

Brown lawns and idle sprinklers loom this summer under Gov. Jerry Brown's…

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Gas-line blast closes California highway, injures at least 3

A large explosion closed both directions of a major highway in Central…

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Large measles outbreak traced to Disneyland is declared over

California health authorities on Friday declared an end to a large measles…

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Cities: California water reduction order unrealistic, unfair

California cities that are being told to slash water use are pushing…

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Despite nebulous legal status, pot growers hire lobbyists

California's marijuana farmers have existed in a legal gray area in the…

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Huge California water district plans to reduce deliveries

One of California's largest water providers moved forward Monday on a proposal…

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Video shows California deputies beating man fleeing on horse

A news video shows California sheriff's deputies tracking down a man fleeing…

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California speeds water-efficiency standards for faucets

California regulators are speeding up water-efficiency standards for faucets and urinals in…

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ERIC RISBERG/ap file photoA bill requiring California schoolchildren to get vaccinated will receive its first public hearing Wednesday.

California vaccine requirement bill gets first public debate

A bill requiring California schoolchildren to get vaccinated will receive its first…

ERIC RISBERG/ap file photoA bill requiring California schoolchildren to get vaccinated will receive its first public hearing Wednesday.
Nick Ut/AP PhotoWater sprinklers are used at Heartwell Park in Long Beach

California water board says February savings were worst yet

California's water board said Tuesday that February was the worst month for…

Nick Ut/AP PhotoWater sprinklers are used at Heartwell Park in Long Beach
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Storm brings rain and snow, but little relief, to California

An unusually cold spring storm brought heavy rain and hail to parts…

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Rain, winds headed to California, but little drought help

Last week, Gov. Jerry Brown stood in dry brown grass at a…

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California takes sweeping steps to conserve water in drought

Gary Whitlock watched water run to a sidewalk as gardeners hosed down…

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AP Photo/Ringo H.W. ChiuA police officer creates a perimeter outside a home in the Hollywood Hills area of Los Angeles

Getty oil heir found dead wrote of serious health problem

A court filing by Andrew Getty, the oil heir found dead in…

AP Photo/Ringo H.W. ChiuA police officer creates a perimeter outside a home in the Hollywood Hills area of Los Angeles