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California | Mon, Jan 28, 2013

The California Highway Patrol is trying to locate a group of drivers who briefly shut down part of a San Francisco Bay area freeway while they performed stunts in the middle of the road.

Authorities arrested a 21-year-old man who barricaded himself inside a home after driving off a winding Southern California mountain road in an apparent attempt to kill himself and his girlfriend.

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) _ When Timmy Nguyen comes to his pre-calculus class, he's already learned the day's lesson -- he watched it on a short online video prepared by his teacher for homework.

A 24 year-old-mother and her 2-year-old boy were hospitalized after a passenger in another car started shooting at the car they were riding in, Menlo Park police said Sunday.

A man and woman doing yard work in their Southern California home have unearthed what police believe to be a human skull and bones.

A woman was swept out to sea by a large wave and drowned on a Northern California beach Sunday in the third such tragedy in the region this winter, authorities said.

Police in Oakland have identified a man suspected of shooting an officer in the leg in the city's Fruitvale district.

A newspaper is reporting a sprawling estate in the San Mateo County community of Woodside has sold for $117.5 million.

Los Angeles County is planning a crackdown on maternity tourism as illegal birthing hotels breed complaints.

Police responding to a loud music call found a Southern California home filled with marijuana plants.

Weeds have become a big problem in Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta waterways and harbors.

An inmate has died at the downtown Los Angeles County jailhouse.

The California Highway Patrol is looking for witnesses to a crash on Highway 92 in Foster City that killed three people, including a 12-year-old, and left one in critical condition.

Californians would have precious seconds to prepare for a major earthquake under a new proposal to create a statewide early warning system.

The Boys Scouts of America is considering a dramatic retreat from its controversial policy of excluding gays as leaders and youth members.

Side by side, leading Democratic and Republican senators pledged Monday to propel far-reaching immigration legislation through the Senate by summer providing a possible path to citizenship for an estimated 11 million people now in the U.S. illegally.

Three people are facing charges in what California authorities are saying was a fraud scheme that used the Internet to target struggling homeowners.

Assembly Speaker John Perez introduced legislation Monday to expand Medicaid in California under the federal Affordable Care Act, extending the health care program for the poor and disabled to include more than 1 million additional people.

The San Diego Stock Exchange Index closed higher Monday at 136.20, up 4.44 percent from Friday. Declining issues matched advancers at 53 each, and 135 issues were unchanged.
Cymer Inc. (Nasdaq: CYMI) was the top dollar gainer, up $1.62 to $103.61.
Artistmss International Group (OTC: AIGI) was the top dollar loser, down 98 cents to 2 cents.
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Mon, Jan 28, 2013