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California | Fri, Nov 16, 2012

A federal judge has approved a $22.5 million fine to penalize Google for an alleged privacy breach.

A Southern California man has been convicted of breaking into homes of five girls and women and fondling them as they slept.

A Northern California woman whose home was robbed is pleading with the thieves to return just one item: a silver urn that contains her baby's ashes.

The Alameda County Sheriff's Department is being sued by disability advocates who claim its main jail isn't equipped to properly care for disabled inmates.

An Indian tribe has reached an agreement to purchase the site of a proposed rock quarry on a mountain near Temecula, ending a seven-year dispute over the controversial project.

A 24-year-old hiker is dead after a fall from a Berkeley Hills rock on University of California property.

The family of a man beaten to death by an intruder 15 minutes after calling police for help is suing Berkeley for negligence.

A Northern California man whose hands and legs were amputated is suing a hospital for medical malpractice.

California prison officials will free a quadriplegic rapist whose care costs the state $625,000 a year.

A teenage California mother has been sentenced to six years in prison for a bid to poison her infant daughter by putting rat poison in her baby bottle.

A former University of San Diego basketball star has pleaded guilty in a college sports bribery case.

Investigators say a skull and jawbone found in a California trash bin may be part of a religious death shrine.

California has suspended the licenses of two male nurses in San Diego after videos allegedly showed them fondling each other at the bedside of a 98-year-old stroke patient.

A company accused of selling deceptively packaged “Disney Princess” jewelry kits in California has agreed to pay a $225,000 fine.

A family counselor has been charged with human trafficking, pimping and sex counts for forcing a 15-year-old Southern California girl into prostitution and selling sexual services on the Internet.

A man has pleaded not guilty from a hospital bed to charges that he stabbed his girlfriend and left her body in a car in San Diego County.

A 24-year-old California man is in jail for the stabbing death of a former girlfriend whose body was found in an alley.

San Francisco's sheriff has told Mayor Ed Lee that he will not give up oversight of his department's domestic violence prevention program despite being on probation in such a case.

The Los Angeles Zoo says one of its orangutans has died.

Gov. Jerry Brown told attendees at an environmental conference Friday that climate change must be prevented or humans might one day be forced to live on another planet.

California regulators have released a plan to direct billions of dollars collected from the state's new carbon marketplace back to utility ratepayers to help offset higher electricity rates.

The San Diego Stock Exchange Index closed higher Friday at 117.17, up 0.74 percent from Thursday. Advancing issues beat decliners 54 to 26, and 60 issues were unchanged.
Cymer Inc. (Nasdaq: CYMI) was the top dollar gainer, up $2.01 to $79.83.
Pricesmart Inc. (Nasdaq: PSMT) was the top dollar loser, down $1.38 to $74.69.
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Fri, Nov 16, 2012