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California | Tue, Nov 13, 2012

Gov. Jerry Brown appointed a retired Marine Corps general on Tuesday to oversee California parks in the wake of a scandal that uncovered $54 million kept hidden from the Legislature.

A bullet train linking Northern and Southern California will be an audacious engineering feat because the line must cross two mountain ranges and a half-dozen earthquake faults, experts said.

Authorities say a broken water main is to blame for a flood in a Daly City neighborhood that left vehicles stuck in mud up to their wheel wells.

San Francisco Bay area consumers may pay a bit more this year for locally caught Dungeness crab as fishermen say they are expecting a modest, medium-sized catch.

San Bernardino County Sheriff Rod Hoops has announced he will retire at the end of this year, capping 34 years with the department.

Officials with supermarket chain Raley's and union representatives spent a second day back at the bargaining table, but late Monday there was no word of any possible progress in ending a strike.

Authorities say a man has died after his pickup truck crashed into a Marin County reservoir.

San Bernardino County sheriff's deputies responding to a house fire near the mountain community of Crestline say they shot and killed a man who refused to raise his hands.

State Sen. Curren D. Price Jr. is calling for the California Medical Board to receive coroners' reports for all deaths that are related to prescription drug use in an attempt to identify doctors with harmful prescribing practices.

Three Oakland police officers who helped deliver a baby boy over the weekend are assigned to a different type of delivery duty on Tuesday.

San Diego County sheriff's deputies are trying to determine whether eight American bulldogs were responsible for the death of a 30-year-old woman whose bloodied body was found in a backyard of a home she was house-sitting.

Los Angeles police are hunting for a gunman who shot a man in a wheelchair as he waited to buy a new video game.

Police are investigating reports that a teenage girl was dragged up a hillside east of downtown Los Angeles and may have been kidnapped.

A Chihuahua stuffed into a burlap sack and dumped along a Southern California roadway is recovering at a Riverside animal adoption center.

A freight train that clipped the rear of a big-rig trailer has delayed Metrolink commuter service on the Riverside line.

A research firm says Southern California home prices jumped last month, the latest evidence that the housing market's recovery is gaining momentum.

California State University trustees have indefinitely postponed discussion of a set of proposed tuition hikes.

A judge has refused to dismiss a lawsuit by parents of two Chinese graduate students who were fatally shot while sitting in a car near the University of Southern California.

A former Carmel school teacher accuses school officials in a lawsuit of failing to accommodate her breastfeeding schedule.

An Oakland museum dedicated to California history has been hit by thieves, but officials aren't saying exactly what was taken or how much it was worth.

The San Diego Stock Exchange Index closed lower Tuesday at 117.78, down 0.16 percent from Monday. Declining issues beat advancers 47 to 37, and 56 issues were unchanged.
HomeFed Corporation (OTC: HOFD) was the top dollar gainer, up $1.75 to $27.
Pricesmart Inc. (Nasdaq: PSMT) was the top dollar loser, down $2.46 to $74.70.
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Tue, Nov 13, 2012