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  • New details raise questions about Natalie Wood's death

     
    Details released this week about Natalie Wood’s death in 1981 have raised new questions about how the actress drowned off the coast of Santa Catalina Island. Injuries such as fresh bruising on Wood’s right forearm, left wrist and right knee......
  • Earthquake: 3.5 quake strikes near Pinnacles

     
    A shallow magnitude 3.5 earthquake was reported four miles from Pinnacles, according to the U.S. Geological Survey....
  • Northern California man charged with killing mother of bear cubs

     
    A Northern California man is facing charges for allegedly shooting a mother bear whose cubs he later tried to sell at a gas station last summer, authorities say. Chris Puett said he shot the mother of the two bears, a......
  • State agency says U.S. cleared wildlife habitat without permit

     
    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers must provide information to a regulatory agency by Feb. 11 about its decision to clear 43 acres of wetlands in the Sepulveda Basin and fill in a pond used by migrating waterfowl. The Los......
  • First footage of live giant squid in its natural habitat airs on Discovery Channel

     
    Until now, we've had to imagine what a giant squid looked like swimming in its natural habitat, and that imagining has resulted in everything from ancient woodcuts of Krakens to CGI “Sharktopi” in Syfy original movies. We have seen giant squid...
  • California to crack down on workers holding multiple state jobs

     
    Gov. Jerry Brown’s administration says it is cracking down on employees who hold more than one state job -- a practice the state controller found to be widespread throughout California government. The action comes in the wake of a Sacramento......
  • While California considers fracking rules, legal battles flare elsewhere

     
    As California considers rules for hydraulic fracturing, a legal battle in Wyoming over regulations for the controversial drilling process could underscore the flash points in the coming debate here. A coalition of environmental groups is suing the Wyoming...
  • Oakland approves crime-fighting steps after stormy meeting

     
    After a grueling nine-hour meeting, the Oakland City Council early Wednesday approved a host of measures aimed at reversing a deadly rise in crime, including a consulting contract with former Los Angeles police chief William Bratton. It was Bratton’...
  • Bell defense: Rizzo ‘ripped off the city’ and ‘duped’ council

     
    The attorney for onetime Bell Councilman George Cole painted a portrait of his client as a dedicated and generous civil servant who logged long hours attempting to overhaul his city's educational resources but put his trust in the wrong people.......
  • Webliography: Research wants to be free

     
    UPDATED TUESDAY MORNING The public directly and indirectly subsidizes an awful lot of academic research on the theory that knowledge is an important public good. So the public should have access to it! We should be able to arrange the......
  • San Diego Zoo, Audubon partnering to save endangered animals

     
    San Diego Zoo Global and the Audubon Nature Institute are set to announce Tuesday a unique partnership to save animal populations facing extinction by establishing a breeding center on a 1,000-acre piece of property near New Orleans. To be called......
  • Billy Graham’s My Hope ministry comes to First Baptist on Thursday

     
    First Baptist Orlando is one of seven churches selected in January to host My Hope with Billy Graham ministry  for pastors and church leaders. The event will be held Thursday, Jan. 17. The initial sessions presented by representatives of the project...