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February 21, 2019 - 8:23 pm
Peter Tork, a talented singer-songwriter and instrumentalist whose musical skills were often overshadowed by his role as the goofy, lovable bass guitarist in the made-for-television rock band The Monkees, has died at age 77. Tork's son Ivan Iannoli told The Associated Press his father died Thursday...
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February 21, 2019 - 8:09 pm
Winter storms in the U.S. Southwest brought snow to places it rarely falls, dusting casino marquees on the Las Vegas Strip and sticking at very low elevations on the foothills around Southern California. "No need to panic Los Angeles — the LAPD is on snow watch," the city's police department...
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February 20, 2019 - 11:25 am
A contractor at a California airport was killed after a jet bridge tire he was working on exploded, authorities said. Watch the latest video at
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February 19, 2019 - 8:47 pm
The Trump administration said Tuesday that it plans to cancel $929 million awarded to California's high-speed rail project and wants the state to return an additional $2.5 billion that it has already spent. The U.S. Department of Transportation announcement follows through on President Donald Trump...
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February 18, 2019 - 9:24 pm
California and 15 other states filed a lawsuit Monday against President Donald Trump's emergency declaration to fund a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. California Attorney General Xavier Becerra released a statement Monday saying the suit alleges the Trump administration's action violates the...
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February 15, 2019 - 9:47 pm
Winter weather enveloping California's mountains for a fourth straight day Friday kept skiers from hitting the slopes at the start of the Presidents Day holiday weekend, with snow so deep that plows could not tackle it and cities scrambled to find places to pile it. Several routes to the ski mecca...
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February 13, 2019 - 10:58 pm
Heavy rain again raised the risk of mudslides in Southern California burn areas where evacuations were ordered during a powerful storm that flooded roads, toppled trees and cut power further north. The system known as an atmospheric river snaked through southern Oregon, Northern California and...
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February 11, 2019 - 7:36 pm
California Gov. Gavin Newsom said Monday he's withdrawing most of the state's National Guard troops on the Mexico border because he won't participate in the Trump administration's "absurd theatrics" on border security. Still, he acknowledged some troops were doing good work fighting drug crime and...
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February 11, 2019 - 8:58 am
California Gov. Gavin Newsom is slated to pull several hundred National Guard troops from the state’s border with Mexico on Monday in an apparent rebuff to President Donald Trump. Watch the latest video at
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February 06, 2019 - 6:51 pm
A gas explosion in a San Francisco neighborhood shot flames into the air Wednesday and burned five buildings, sending panicked residents and workers fleeing into the streets. Utility crews put out the fire about three hours after private construction workers cut a natural gas line, igniting the...
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