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California | Wed, Feb 6, 2013

The San Diego Stock Exchange Index closed higher Wednesday at 138.16, up 0.36 percent from Tuesday. Declining issues beat advancers 52 to 43, and 145 issues were unchanged.

Gov. Jerry Brown waded into potentially hostile territory as he pitched his plan to reshape California's water-delivery system with a $14 billion tunneling project below the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.

The mayor of San Francisco wants to require thousands of San Francisco property owners to upgrade their apartment and office buildings to withstand major earthquakes, saying that encouraging people to retrofit their structures has not worked.

A study is blaming bureaucratic problems for California's failure to claim millions of dollars in federal reimbursements for sick prison inmates.

Feb. 6 (Bloomberg) -- A California school district’s decision to pay almost $1 billion in interest obligations for borrowing $105 million to build and modernize schools was upheld by a district-funded examination.

Sheriff's officials say the shooting deaths of three men whose bodies were found inside a rural Sonoma County home was not a random act.

Riverside County prosecutors say they've charged a former male nurse with the sexual battery of two female patients at a Murrieta hospital.

Orange County prosecutors say a Westminster man who was facing and later convicted of domestic violence charges hired hit men to murder his wife so he could avoid a costly divorce.

Authorities on Tuesday identified a 13-year-old girl found dead in a Fairfield park and released video images they say were captured minutes before she disappeared.

Prosecutors in a man's murder trial say he's guilty because he gave a fellow gang member the gun used to kill a Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy in 2008.

They are the most feared predator in the ocean, but the state of California thinks great white sharks might need a little protection of their own.

Authorities searching for a missing Orange County trucker have found human remains in the backyard of an Ontario home.

Police are looking for a man who used a baseball bat to club the boyfriend of his ex-wife.

Investigators say a Southern California high school band teacher sexually assaulted a 16-year-old girl.

Three men have been arrested for distributing illegal bath salts at head shops in what authorities say is the first criminal case in California involving the sale of the synthetic drug.

Authorities say a California official who was yelling about the price of a milkshake at a Foster's Freeze shop is facing a misdemeanor charge after he challenged a bystander who tried to intercede to a fight.

A suburban Los Angeles County school district and police department have agreed to revise policies to settle a racial profiling lawsuit filed by a group of Latino students who said they were rounded up at school and treated as if they were potential gang members, the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California announced Wednesday.

State officials say California school districts have misappropriated tens of millions of dollars intended to provide meals to low-income students.

Wed, Feb 6, 2013