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California | Wed, Jan 16, 2013

Jan. 16 (Bloomberg) -- San Francisco International Airport, the seventh-busiest in the U.S. by passenger traffic, may be renamed to honor assassinated gay-rights leader Harvey Milk.

Riverside County sheriff's officials say a 16-year-old boy was stabbed by three or four other young men on a street in Hemet and later died from his wounds at a hospital.

The Los Angeles Unified school board has approved the drastic overhaul of one of the state's lowest performing high schools, a plan that will require teachers to reapply for their jobs.

A police officer in the Sacramento County city of Galt was shot to death Tuesday by a suspect who police say then fired at a second officer before shooting and killing himself.

San Francisco police say a standoff at an apartment in the city's Richmond District has ended peacefully with a man believed to be armed with a gun surrendering to officers.

Documents reviewed by a newspaper reveal police secretly recorded the jailhouse conversations of the Huntington Beach man charged with killing eight people in a Seal Beach salon.

Gov. Jerry Brown is pressing the University of California to bring more courses online to help make higher education more accessible and affordable.

A special weapons team has surrounded an East Los Angeles home where an armed despondent man has been holed up for hours after firing a weapon during a family argument.

Import and export shipments at the Port of Los Angeles dropped slightly last year compared to 2011.

A California study shows driver's licenses for illegal immigrants would make streets safer.

Occupy Oakland protesters are suing the city and Alameda County, saying arrests last year violated their civil rights.

The state says the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Commission has failed to make a $500,000 rent payment.

The family of a man who was shot to death by Santa Ana police says they disagree with the official version of what happened.

Prosecutors say a youth soccer referee used Facebook to arrange sex with 15-year-old boy.

Authorities say a retired firefighter who survived a joint suicide attempt that claimed his wife's life revealed that the couple had planned to kill themselves for years.

The San Diego Stock Exchange Index closed lower Wednesday at 128.10, down 0.39 percent from Tuesday. Declining issues beat advancers 49 to 27, and 63 issues were unchanged. Cymer Inc. (Nasdaq: CYMI) was the top dollar gainer, up 83 cents to $90.17. Illumina Inc. (Nasdaq: ILMN) was the top dollar loser, down $1.03 to $50.59.
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Wed, Jan 16, 2013