Pacifica boy suspected of starting brush fire arrested

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Police on Thursday arrested a 13-year-old in connection with started a brush fire in Pacifica…

Wife said Louisiana shooter had mental health issues

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The wife and other family members of the Louisiana theater gunman asked for a temporary protective order…

University of California approves pay raises for top execs

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The University of California’s governing board has raised the salaries of 15 of the system’s highest-paid executives by 3 percent…

3 killed in movie theater shooting, including gunman

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A gunman sitting in a packed movie theater in Louisiana stood up and began firing into the crowd…

Man accused of killing Hayward police sergeant booked into jail

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A 21-year-old man accused of fatally shooting a Hayward police sergeant has been booked into Alameda County Jail…

5 dead in Oklahoma; 2 teens taken into custody

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Police in eastern Oklahoma say five people have been found dead and two teenagers were taken into custody…

Thailand: Battle over US surrogate baby

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An American father is fighting to get his infant daughter out of Thailand…

Patriotic web commentator assaulted by group of men

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A patriotic web commentator was assaulted by a group of men in Shandong, China…

Half-naked ‘Spartans’ dispersed by Beijing police

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A group of half-naked foreigners descended on streets, causing a stir in Beijing…

Chinese media says US influences Myanmar’s decision to charge logging workers

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Chinese newspaper Global Times says the US has influenced Myanmar’s decision to charge 153 Chinese workers of illegal logging…

Woman sentenced for failing to help 4-year-old son in fire

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An Oregon woman pleaded guilty to a manslaughter charge after authorities say she failed to help her 4-year-old son…

Ex-postal inspector pleads guilty to stealing mail

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Authorities say a former postal inspector who worked at a San Jose mail distribution center…

SSF woman wins $5 million on lottery ticket

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A South San Francisco woman won $5 million Wednesday on a Lottery ticket purchased at local grocery store…

Does hot weather signal earthquake is imminent?

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Is there any correlation between hot weather and earthquake? USGS expert explains…

Japan posts photos of Chinese gas work in East China Sea

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Japan released photos of Chinese offshore platforms to protest what it calls China’s unilateral development…

Socal teacher accused of sexually abusing her student

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A 28-year-old science teacher has been accused of sexually abusing a teenage student in San Pedro…

Palo Alto man allegedly attempts to burglarize home

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A 44-year-old man allegedly attempted to burglarize a home in Palo Alto on Tuesday afternoon…

Report: Social Security disability fund could dry up in 2016

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The government says people who receive Social Security disability face steep benefit cuts next year unless Congress acts…

Price of pork spiked in China

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The price of pork has spiked up 20% in a single month in China…

Beijing pays respects to late Chinese leader Wan Li

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Late Chinese leader Wan Li’s funeral was held in Beijing on Wednesday…

Hayward police shot and killed during traffic stop

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Authorities say a police sergeant in Hayward was shot and killed during a traffic stop…

2 young people dead in apparent murder-suicide

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Police in Walnut Creek are investigating an apparent murder-suicide after finding a young man and a woman shot to death at a home…

US home sales surge in June to fastest pace in 8-plus years

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Americans bought homes in June at the fastest rate in over eight years, pushing prices to record highs…

Furniture business admits smuggling endangered abalone, fish

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Federal prosecutors say a Los Angeles-based furniture business has pleaded guilty to smuggling endangered seafood…

Fatal shooting of 4, including 2 children in Georgia

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Authorities say four were killed, including the shooter and two children under the age of 10…

Drowning victim’s body found in Lake Natoma

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State park workers have recovered the body of a man who drowned last week at Lake Natoma…

Man arrested for allegedly killing wife’s ex-lover

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A man in Irvine, California has been arrested for killing his wife’s former boss and ex-lover…

SF police arrest downtown bank robbery suspect

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Police arrested a suspect who allegedly fled a downtown San Francisco bank robbery Tuesday morning…

Facebook stock surges to all-time high

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Facebook’s stock hit an all-time high on Tuesday, closing at just under $100 a share…

Kansas toddler rescued from hot car

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Store manager breaks car window to rescue 2-year-old locked in hot vehicle…