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California | Mon, Dec 17, 2012

Federal inspectors have identified new questions related to California's troubled San Onofre nuclear power plant.

A pair of NASA spacecraft were deliberately crashed into a mountain near the moon's north pole on Monday, ending a mission that peered into the lunar interior.

A California lawmaker says he will introduce legislation aimed at strengthening the state's restrictions on gun ownership in the wake of the mass shooting at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn.

Santa Ana police shot and wounded a suspect officers believed was reaching for a weapon following a foot chase.

Police say hundreds of guns have been taken off the streets of Oakland and San Francisco in a gun buyback program that Oakland police Officer Johnna Watson is describing as a “huge success.”

Authorities say six fishermen are OK after they had to be rescued when the 18-foot power boat they were in started sinking off the coast of Santa Cruz.

A Southern California man has been arrested on suspicion of stabbing his grandmother to death, possibly with a barbecue fork.

A man suspected of fatally shooting his wife in their central California home and fleeing to Mexico has turned himself in after authorities called his cell phone and convinced him to return to the United States.

Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck wants to step up patrols of elementary and middle schools in the nation's second-largest school district by assigning officers to visit them at least once a day.

Investigators say a California man splashed gasoline on the mother of his toddler son and set the woman on fire.

Three members of a holiday-bound family stranded with a flat tire on a Northern California freeway have been struck and killed by a sport utility vehicle.

Police have arrested a man for allegedly posting Facebook threats against Los Angeles elementary schools.

A federal judge is set to hear arguments on whether sex offenders' use of social media constitutes free speech protected by the U.S. Constitution.

Investigators in Southern California say a couple escaped serious injuries even though they were caught in a barrage of gunfire by a man who continued to shoot at them as they drove away.

Termites are being blamed for the floor collapse of an upstairs Los Angeles apartment and led authorities to order six residents out of the 104-year-old building.

The body of a missing 77-year-old man believed to have fallen into the waters off Mare Island has washed ashore.

The San Diego Stock Exchange Index closed higher Monday at 122.67, up 0.87 percent from Friday. Advancing issues beat decliners 47 to 32, and 60 issues were unchanged.
Qualcomm Inc. (Nasdaq: QCOM) was the top dollar gainer, up $2.21 to $62.04.
Cubic Corp. (NYSE: CUB) was the top dollar loser, down $2.60 to $46.25.
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Mon, Dec 17, 2012