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California | Fri, Jan 11, 2013

State regulators have nixed a plan to build a long-sought sewage treatment plan next to an existing one overlooking the Pacific in Morro Bay on California's central coast.

The gates of Cooperstown will not open this year for Roger Clemens or Barry Bonds, two players who — whatever their sins — obviously put up numbers worthy of the Baseball Hall of Fame.

A Southern California man has been arrested for making incoherent but violent threats mentioning the Connecticut school shooting and Osama bin Laden in a Facebook post.

Mayor Bob Filner has ordered San Diego law enforcement and the city attorney's office to back off code enforcement at the city's medical marijuana dispensaries.

Federal investigators say the development director for a youth charity run by Sheriff Lee Baca has been linked to a marijuana dispensary.

The families of two of seven victims of a shooting rampage at an Oakland Christian university have filed wrongful-death suits against the school.

The California Highway Patrol has once again closed the Grapevine section of Interstate 5 north of Los Angeles, after briefly reopening it earlier Thursday.

A California man has pleaded not guilty to charges in a deadly drunken driving crash that killed a man and four dogs.

Investigators say a Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies have shot and killed a charging knife-wielding suspect.

Days after an oil tanker struck a San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge tower, the Coast Guard is calling for reconsideration of rules that allow large ships to sail in fog near the span.

Police have shot and killed a man who drove his car toward Santa Ana officers.

Regulators in Oregon and California have quietly directed some health insurance companies to stop denying coverage for transgender patients because of their gender identity.

The bright sun and clear skies were routine, but the cold was not, as Californians bundled up with sweaters and gloves and stocked up on firewood Friday to brace for several nights of freezing temperatures.

A federal judge has issued a preliminary injunction blocking part of a voter-approved ballot initiative related to human trafficking, ruling that the provision likely violates the free speech rights of sex offenders.

The San Diego Stock Exchange Index closed higher Friday at 128.17, up 0.14 percent from Thursday. Advancing issues beat decliners 38 to 35 and 66 issues were unchanged.
Pricesmart Inc. (Nasdaq: PSMT) was the top dollar gainer, up $1.60 to $78.91.
Illumina Inc. (Nasdaq: ILMN) was the top dollar loser, down 96 cents to $52.68.
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Fri, Jan 11, 2013