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A question on many people's minds after the fatal shooting of a Whittier police officer this week is if our law enforcement is facing additional danger. Funeral plans are underway for Officer Keith Boyer, a 27-year veteran of the Whittier Police Department, after he was fatally shot Monday, allegedly by a recently paroled gang…
02.23 / 02:39
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The Feb. 25, 1958 edition of the Ukiah Daily Journal, which has a photo similar to this on its front page, reported that 6.5 inches of rain fell in Ukiah from 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25. According to Ukiah Fire Department records, 58.87 inches of rain fell in Ukiah during the 1957-58…
02.23 / 02:37
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The amount of grapes crushed last year in Mendocino County was up 35 percent from 2015, stopping just short of beating the huge haul in 2013. But while 493 tons fewer grapes were crushed three years later in 2016, the value of those grapes was much higher than those sold in 2013.According to Mendocino WineGrowers,…
02.23 / 02:37
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A 32-year-old man is lucky to be alive today after spending the night lost in the mountains of South Lake Tahoe after snowboarding out-of-bounds at Heavenly Mountain Resort. El Dorado County Sheriff's Search and Rescue (SAR) team was notified at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday that the man, identified only as "Aarin," was disoriented and lost. Aarin was able to call Heavenly Valley Ski Patrol to tell them he…
02.23 / 02:37
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Officials at Cal Poly announced Wednesday that due to a mudslide, which prompted the evacuation of 275 student residents Feb. 18, Fremont Hall freshman dormitory will remain closed for the rest of the academic…
02.23 / 02:36
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Los Angeles City Councilman Curren Price Wednesday announced a plan to create a $1 million fund aimed at helping immigrants with naturalization applications and other services, including deportation defense help. The money would not come out of the city’s general fund, but rather the councilman’s discretionary funds, and be used to create a partnership with…
02.23 / 02:34
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  A Burbank man who allegedly shot two Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies in Bellflower last June and then held authorities at bay for nearly eight hours was ordered Wednesday to stand trial on multiple felony charges. Superior Court Judge John A. Torribio found sufficient evidence to require Juan Manuel Martinez, 40, to proceed to…
02.23 / 02:34
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A 15-year-old Lakewood High School student suspected of posting an image of himself holding what appeared to be handgun, along with a message warning fellow students not to go to school, was in sheriff’s custody Wednesday. The image was posted on Monday evening on Instagram, according to Detective Ronnie Borges of the sheriff’s Lakewood Station.…
02.23 / 02:34
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An alleged surf gang member from Palos Verdes Estates pleaded no contest Wednesday to punching a New York Mets fan in the Dodger Stadium parking lot following a 2015 playoff game, prosecutors…
02.23 / 02:33
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A San Pedro man in and out of jail on drug possession and auto theft cases was charged Wednesday with murder for allegedly leading police on a chase and killing an innocent motorist who crossed into his path, prosecutors…
02.23 / 02:33
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After a search of the campus, a lone gunman surrendered without further incident at Isbell Middle School, where an active shooter exercise took over the campus for a portion of a…
02.23 / 02:32
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For many, 40 years can be considered a lifetime but for Ilene Gavenman, Blanchard Community Library Children & Youth Librarian, 40 years is a…
02.23 / 02:32
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A group of sophomore students participating in the Human Services Academy at Santa Paula High School are creating an exhibit that will be displayed at the Santa Paula Oil Museum on Saturday, April 15. The exhibit will spotlight the Bracero Program and its impact on Santa Paula. The Bracero Program was a series of agreements established when the United States signed the Mexican Farm Labor Agreement with Mexico on August 4,…
02.23 / 02:32
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Santa Paula Police are looking for a local man who is believed to be dangerous after he disappeared following a pursuit Tuesday afternoon, although his juvenile companion was…
02.23 / 02:32
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A large illegal marijuana farm trashed part of a remote section of land owned by Sonoma County’s open space district, requiring what is expected to ……
02.23 / 02:31
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Testing of water delivered to Guerneville residents found no detectable levels of mercury, a California Water Service official said Wednesday.Darin McCosker, local manager for the …
02.23 / 02:31
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OAKLAND >> Federal authorities say they've busted marijuana traffickers who were taking hydroponically grown Humboldt County marijuana through the Bay Area to Louisiana.Last week, a federal grand jury indicted both Marcus Etienne - who federal authorities say is also known as "Hitler" - and his wife, Elizabeth Gobert, on a single count of conspiracy to distribute more than 100 kilograms of…
02.23 / 02:28
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Paula Sue (Hernandez) Watson was born August 18, 1942, and died February 17, 2017. Retired from Fountain Valley Regional Hospital after 31 years. She was born in Nebraska and raised in California. As an adult, she lived (and raised her children) on Berkely St. in Anaheim. She moved to Niles, Michigan in 2000. She is […] The post Paula Sue (Hernandez) Watson: 1942-2017 appeared first on Orange County…
02.23 / 02:27
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Red Bluff >> Rep. Doug LaMalfa made himself available for questions Tuesday at the Tehama County Tea Party Patriots meeting at the Westside Grange Hall, where much of the discussion involved the recent emergency situation at the Oroville Dam leading to the evacuation of more than 180,000 people. "We've had quite the week with rainfall and the incident involving the dam's spillway," LaMalfa…
02.23 / 02:26
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Oroville >> Lake Oroville has survived its first weather challenge since the emergency spillway crisis, and is on the way back down.The lake water level peaked just under the 853-foot elevation about 4 a.m. Wednesday and had declined about half a foot by 5 p.m. Inflow at that time was about 47,000 cubic-feet per…
02.23 / 02:26
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