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  • Huntington Lake summer fun drying up in California drought

    Huntington Lake summer fun drying up in California drought
    The water dropped another 2 feet the week of Don Winters' vacation. Huntington Lake was at about a third of its normal level. An island in the middle of the lake — a mini-hilltop of wildflowers that in other summers he'd paddled to in a canoe...
  • Brown leads Whitman, Boxer leads Fiorina in Times/USC poll

     
    A new Los Angeles Times/USC poll shows that Democratic candidate Jerry Brown is leading Republican Meg Whitman, 49% to 44%, in the California governor's race. Brown is strongly favored by women and Latinos, but younger voters are only marginally in......
  • California's freezing temperatures prompt health, agriculture worries

     
    Freezing temperatures forecast for Southern California over the next few days have prompted officials to remind residents about cold-weather shelters and have farmers worried about the health of crops. The National Weather Service warned of freezing...
  • Becoming an Outdoors-Woman, California, releases its 2011 workshop schedule

     
    Becoming an Outdoors-Woman, California, has posted its 2011 workshop schedule on its website. The first clinic is a duck hunt on Jan. 15 in Williams. Limited to 10 participants, the California nonprofit's president, Susan Herrgesell, recommends that those...
  • Controller reveals thousands of California salaries

     
    Following up on the hullaballoo in the city of Bell, where a Los Angeles Times investigation found council members and administrators receiving six-figure salaries for part-time work, State Controller John Chiang has scurried to unveil salaries of state...
  • GlassPoint Solar uses the sun's heat to extract oil

     
    The solar industry is usually on the oil industry’s case -- sniping about dirty energy and whatnot -- but the two sides came together Thursday in an unlikely alliance. Fremont-based company GlassPoint Solar unveiled a demonstration facility that...
  • Motorists diverted off 5 Freeway seek shelter until morning

     
    Snow in California's mountains closes Interstate 5 at the treacherous Grapevine, forcing stranded motorists to seek shelter....
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    Reporting from Fresno and Lemoore, Calif. — The two Republicans at the top of California's November ticket fanned out across the Central Valley this week, denouncing government dysfunction and asserting that their business experience would help them...
  • 14 Computers Seized in Statewide Child Porn Bust

    14 Computers Seized in Statewide Child Porn Bust
    Four people were arrested, and 14 computers seized during a state-wide operation to find suspected traders and possessors of child pornography. Operation "Gigabite" involved 20 law enforcement agencies from Los Angeles, north to Redding; about 150...
  • Woman Spanked at Work Awarded $1.4 Million

    Woman Spanked at Work Awarded $1.4 Million
    FRESNO, Calif. -- A Clovis woman who reached a $1.4 million settlement with her former employer after being spanked in front of jeering co-workers finally has the right to get paid. Janet Orlando reached the 2006 settlement after Anaheim-based Alarm...
  • What If Marijuana Was Legal? Prop 19 Measure's Immediate Effect Remains Up In The Air

    What If Marijuana Was Legal? Prop 19 Measure's Immediate Effect Remains Up In The Air
    Imagine it's the day after the election, and California awakes to a brave new state where marijuana is the same as alcohol, at least legally. Does that mean anyone over 21 can head to the nearest medical marijuana club and buy pot for personal pleasure?...
  • Teen Wrestler Charged with Sexual Battery for Using "Butt Drag" Move

    Teen Wrestler Charged with Sexual Battery for Using "Butt Drag" Move
    FRESNO, Calif. ( KTLA) -- A Fresno County teen wrestler is fighting sexual battery charges after he rammed his fingers into the rectum of an opponent. Buchanan High School wrestler, 17-year-old Preston Hill, tackled a teammate and executed a move...