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Live updates: Ducks lead Calgary Fl...

Live updates: Ducks lead Calgary Flames, 3-2, in third period

Minor penalties against Corey Perry and Nate Thompson put the Ducks? penalty killers to work again early in the third period, but they were up to the task. Those missed opportunities left the Flames 0 for 11 on the power play in this series. 
Zach Greinke pitches, Dodgers power...

Zach Greinke pitches, Dodgers power way past Brewers, 8-2

That's what you call a nice combo. Zack Greinke looking every bit like an ace and the Dodgers continuing their power display.
Dan Donovan, prosecutor in Eric Gar...

Dan Donovan, prosecutor in Eric Garner death case, wins House seat

Daniel Donovan Jr., the district attorney who oversaw the investigation of  the police-involved death of Eric Garner in New York City, handily won a seat in Congress on Tuesday.  
Head of DWP apologizes to Mayor Gar...

Head of DWP apologizes to Mayor Garcetti for criticizing audit of nonprofits

The head of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power offered an unusual public apology to Mayor Eric Garcetti and other officials Tuesday, saying her comments assailing an audit of two controversial nonprofit groups linked to the city-owned utility were ?not appropriate.?
Chris Paul may play, he may not, bu...

Chris Paul may play, he may not, but Clippers will show up for Game 2

It might have felt more like a getting-to-know-you session than a pregame pep talk, Doc Rivers going from player to player in the Clippers' locker room before the opener of the Western Conference semifinals.
L.A. County supervisors OK $450,000...

L.A. County supervisors OK $450,000 payment for father of slain boy

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved a $450,000 payout to the father of a 2­year­old boy who was killed by his mother's boyfriend in 2011 despite repeated calls to county social workers about ongoing abuse.

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California drought: State water boa...

California drought: State water board passes first mandatory urban water limits in state history

More than 100 people assembled in Sacramento for the two-day meeting of the State Water Resources Control Board, including representatives of some cities and industries who said the agency's proposed targets are too strict.
California's budget surplus soars t...

California's budget surplus soars to new heights; schools to benefit.

In the clearest sign yet that the Great California Recovery is proceeding on pace, Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins announced Tuesday that the state budget surplus could be as much as $8 billion higher than estimated just four months ago.
San Jose suffers another legal setb...

San Jose suffers another legal setback in bid to lure Oakland A's

The San Jose City Council on Tuesday appeals a judge's recent decision finding a land deal between the city and the Oakland A's violated local laws requiring a vote.
Gov. Jerry Brown's charities rake i...

Gov. Jerry Brown's charities rake in cash through 'behested payments'

California does not put limits on 'behested payments' -- allowing special interests to give to politicians at will.
Twitter challenge to U.S. national ...

Twitter challenge to U.S. national security probes moves forward

Oakland federal judge weighs Obama administration's bid to toss Twitter's free speech case challenging government secrecy in national security investigations
California's first edible cricket f...

California's first edible cricket farm to open; indgredient growing in popularity in protein bars and pizzas

One day soon, the sound of a cricket's chirp could make your mouth water.

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UCLA study offers hope on emergency...

UCLA study offers hope on emergency room crowding

A new study by the University of California, Los Angeles finds emergency room visits among the state's newly insured poor are high, but decline quickly after a year.
College to pay writer $26,000 for r...

College to pay writer $26,000 for rescinded invite

A California community college has agreed to pay Oscar-winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black $26,000 not to sue after the school rescinded an invitation to speak at commencement.
Transient arrested in attack on Cal...

Transient arrested in attack on California girl

A 50-year-old transient has been arrested on suspicion of kidnapping a 12-year-old girl from the front yard of her Central California home and then sexually assaulting her.
California man pleads guilty in has...

California man pleads guilty in hash-oil explosion

A California man who was using butane to make hash oil from marijuana, causing an explosion that badly burned himself and a Hamilton teenager, has pleaded guilty to felony drug charges.
Kidnap gang's co-leader gets 9 life...

Kidnap gang's co-leader gets 9 life terms

The co-leader of a violent Mexican drug gang convicted of several murders was sentenced in San Diego County to nine life terms of life in prison without the possibility of parole. FILE - In this Aug. 13, 2009, file photo, Juan Francisco Estrada-Gonzalez is brought into the courtroom by San Diego Sheriff's deputies during his arraignment hearing on murder charges in San Diego Superior Court in San Diego. Estrada-Gonzalez and 16 other alleged members of a group of Mexican drug traffickers were indicted in the murders of nine people in the San Diego area. Estrada-Gonzalez was sentenced in San Diego County to nine life terms of life in prison without the possibility of parole Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, ending the longest criminal trial in county history, lasting 15 months including jury selection.
Milestone reached in Hetch Hetchy w...

Milestone reached in Hetch Hetchy water upgrade

San Francisco has taken a big step toward securing its water supply with the completion of a $288 million tunnel below San Francisco Bay.

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Things to know about new water rule...

Things to know about new water rules in California drought

Brown lawns, dusty cars and idle sprinklers loom this summer under Gov. Jerry Brown's mandate to reduce urban water use by 25 percent to get through the drought. The State Water Resources Control Board approved new restrictions Tuesday that include a mandatory target for each local water agency to reduce consumption.
Protesters interrupt Northern Calif...

Protesters interrupt Northern Calif. city council meeting

Protesters in Northern California have interrupted a city council meeting in Oakland, locking arms and chaining themselves to an Oakland City Council chamber railing.
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CA Lottery

These California lotteries were drawn Tuesday:
Winning numbers drawn in 'Mega Mill...

Winning numbers drawn in 'Mega Millions' game

The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the "Mega Millions" game were:
Winning numbers drawn in 'Megaplier...

Winning numbers drawn in 'Megaplier' game

The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the "Megaplier" game were:
California regulators adopt unprece...

California regulators adopt unprecedented mandatory water cutbacks to address ongoing drought

California regulators adopt unprecedented mandatory water cutbacks to address ongoing drought.

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Ernie Johnson of TNT gives Emmy to ...

Ernie Johnson of TNT gives Emmy to Stuart Scott's daughters

Turner Sports broadcaster Ernie Johnson bestowed a Sports Emmy Award he won Tuesday night for best studio host to the daughters of the late, longtime ESPN anchor Stuart Scott.
Hawks capitalize on John Wall's abs...

Hawks capitalize on John Wall's absence to beat Wizards and tie series

DeMarre Carroll scored 22 points to help the Hawks pull even in their second-round series with the Wizards, who were without point guard John Wall.
Grizzlies lead Warriors at halftime...

Grizzlies lead Warriors at halftime in Game 2 at Oracle

The Memphis Grizzlies lead the Golden State Warriors 50-39 at halftime in Game 2 of the Western Conference semifinals.
Stephen Curry to be honored with MV...

Stephen Curry to be honored with MVP award ahead of Game 2

Stephen Curry will be presented with his MVP award at the start of tonight's Golden State Warriors Game 2 of the NBA playoff semifinals series against the Memphis Grizzlies.
Stephen Curry receives MVP trophy i...

Stephen Curry receives MVP trophy in front of home crowd before Game 2

Warriors guard Stephen Curry was presented with his NBA Most Valuable Player trophy before Game 2 of the Western Conference semifinals against the Grizzlies.
California regulators approve unpre...

California regulators approve unprecedented water cutbacks

California water regulators adopted sweeping, unprecedented restrictions Tuesday on how people, governments and businesses can use water amid the state's ongoing drought, hoping to push reluctant residents to deeper conservation.

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California approves unprecedented w...

California approves unprecedented water cutbacks for residents, businesses and cities

SACRAMENTO ? California water regulators adopted sweeping, unprecedented restrictions Tuesday on how people, governments and businesses can use water amid the state?s ongoing drought, hoping to push reluctant residents to deeper conservation.The...
California police officer in hot wa...

California police officer in hot water over ice bucket video

LOS ANGELES ? A California officer faces insurance fraud charges after authorities say a video showed her participating in an ice-bucket challenge despite claiming she had a back injury. Los Angeles County prosecutors say a video posted online in...
Chief of L.A. port police named in ...

Chief of L.A. port police named in federal corruption, tax evasion case

LOS ANGELES ? A federal grand jury on Thursday indicted the chief of police for the port of Los Angeles on corruption and tax charges, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.Ronald Jerome Boyd, 57, of Torrance is charged in an alleged scheme in...
New app allows users to record poli...

New app allows users to record police and submit videos to ACLU

A free smartphone application that allows Californians to record their interactions with police and then submit their cellphone videos to the American Civil Liberties Union launched Thursday. The Mobile Justice CA app is billed as an easy way to...
Two deny charges in kidnapping, kil...

Two deny charges in kidnapping, killing of 3-week-old Long Beach girl

LONG BEACH - A Thousand Oaks woman and an Oceanside man pleaded not guilty Thursday in the kidnapping and murder of a 3-week-old Long Beach girl and the attempted murders of the baby's parents and uncle. Giseleangelique Rene D'Milian, 48, and Anthony...
California scales back habitat rest...

California scales back habitat restoration for Delta tunnel project

FRESNO ? California officials have dramatically scaled back the habitat restoration planned during construction of two massive tunnels under the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta to send water to farms and millions of people.California Department...
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