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  • Man charged in slayings of four women in Northern California; victims share alliteration of names

     
    Did their names play a part in their deaths at the hands of a serial killer? A Nevada man was charged Wednesday in Marin County with the slayings of four women from 1977 to 1994 in Northern California. The victims:...
  • California population now close to 39 million

    California population now close to 39 million
    California added 393,000 new people in 2009, with San Diego, state's second largest city, gaining more than 17,000, according to a new report from the state Department of Finance. The numbers released Thursday estimate 38.6 million people now live in the...

    Voters Face Minor Glitches In CA. Primary Elections

    Voters Face Minor Glitches In CA. Primary Elections
    No major problems were reported in California's primary election Tuesday but GOP officials said they were concerned about electronic vote-counting in rural Nevada County. Gail Smith, assistant clerk recorder for Nevada County, said scanners that read...

    Photographer Charged in Murders of 4 Women With Matching Initials

    Photographer Charged in Murders of 4 Women With Matching Initials
    SAN RAFAEL, Calif. -- A freelance photographer is charged with four counts of murder in the deaths of four northern California women dating back more than three decades, authorities said Tuesday. Joseph Naso, 77, was arrested Monday by Marin County...

    2-year old Boy Mauled to Death by 3 Pit Bulls

    2-year old Boy Mauled to Death by 3 Pit Bulls
    CONCORD, Calif. -- Police are investigating the death of a 2-year-old boy who was mauled to death by the family's 3 pit bulls. The attacked was reported at a home on Trail Creek Court at about 8:45 a.m. The boy was home with two adult family members...