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California | Tue, Nov 20, 2012

State regulators say the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power must expand air pollution controls to mitigate dust from the dried Owens Lake bed.

A statewide survey shows there are more drugged drivers than drunken drivers on California roads during the weekend.

A psychiatrist has determined that a man accused of killing seven people at a small northern California Christian college is not mentally fit to stand trial, the suspect's attorney said Monday.

Fire officials say they are investigating the cause of a fire at a pet boarding house on California's central coast that killed seven dogs.

San Jose officials are offering $20,000 in reward money for information leading to the arrest of a second suspect wanted in a string of violent weekend crimes, including the wounding of a police officer.

A colleague of a young researcher who died in a UCLA laboratory fire heard her screams as he returned from lunch and saw her engulfed in flames, an investigator said in court Monday.

Union officials say thousands of San Francisco Bay area nurses are set to walk off the job early Tuesday in what will be the second strike this month by nurses represented by the California Nurses Association.

An 11-year-old Ugandan orphan burn victim has arrived in Los Angeles for reconstructive surgeries to allow him to walk again.

Officials say thousands of people showed up and waited in lines stretching for ten blocks to get a free Thanksgiving turkey and canned food in Sacramento on Monday.

Union workers have begun the first part of a 24-hour strike at Oakland International Airport and at the Port of Oakland.

Police are looking for suspects in the shooting of a teenager aboard a Metro Blue Line commuter train in Long Beach.

A man has been crushed to death by a tree he was cutting down in San Diego County.

A mentally ill man will stand trial on charges that he killed and partially dismembered his mother in her San Diego County home.

A 50-acre solar array proposed on vacant California airport land would provide enough electricity for 10,000 homes.

Scientists hoping to detect dark matter deep in a former South Dakota gold mine have taken the last major step before flipping the switch on their more than $300 million experiment and say they may be ready to begin collecting data as early as February.

The San Diego Stock Exchange Index closed higher Tuesday at 118.88, up 0.36 percent from Monday. Advancing issues beat decliners 43 to 42, and 55 issues were unchanged.
HomeFed Corporation (OTC: HOFD) was the top dollar gainer, up $2.66 to $28.00.
Encore Capital Group Inc. (Nasdaq: ECPG) was the top dollar loser, down $1.11 to $25.25.
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Tue, Nov 20, 2012