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Stockton emerges as state's leading...

Stockton emerges as state's leading contender for Tesla battery factory

The San Joaquin Valley city of Stockton has had it rough.
Lions Gate is hoping there's a sequ...

Lions Gate is hoping there's a sequel for its renewed independence

After fending off a hostile takeover by investor Carl Icahn, Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. needed a major hit.
Dodgers have a weekend to remember,...

Dodgers have a weekend to remember, sweeping Giants with 4-3 win

Is this it?
Israel, Palestinians both frustrate...

Israel, Palestinians both frustrated by 'useless' truces

Frustration mounted as both Israel and Palestinian militants ignored each other's unilateral truce declarations Sunday, casting doubt on international efforts to bring the deadly warfare in the Gaza Strip to an end.
Monday's TV Highlights: "Running Wi...

Monday's TV Highlights: "Running Wild With Bear Grylls" on NBC

Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes
Beach volleyball titles in Long Bea...

Beach volleyball titles in Long Beach are an all-American affair

Game, set, gold.

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Man dies after lightning strikes 14...

Man dies after lightning strikes 14 in Venice Beach and Catalina Island

A coroner's official says a 20-year-old man has died after lightning struck 14 people at popular Venice Beach in Los Angeles and Catalina Island.
Neel Kashkari is running the best c...

Neel Kashkari is running the best campaign that money can't buy

Republican candidate for governor Neel Kashkari is hosting radio shows, pushing for debates, even marching in parades -- anything he can do without spending his scant money, while Gov. Jerry Brown watches and waits.
Dublin man battles tax officials ov...

Dublin man battles tax officials over granddaughter's six-dollar refund

Apparently never before in California history has someone battled the state Franchise Tax Board to make sure his young grandchild didn't hold on to her first-ever tax refund.
One injured in Mountain View apartm...

One injured in Mountain View apartment complex carport fire

One person suffered minor injuries Saturday afternoon in a 2-alarm fire at a Mountain View apartment complex carport fire on Latham Street.
Obamacare: 'Health care sharing min...

Obamacare: 'Health care sharing ministries' increase membership in wake of new law

Promising to adhere to a "biblical lifestyle," more than 300,000 Americans are taking advantage of a little-known provision in the nation's health care law that allows them to avoid the new penalties for not having health insurance.
Concern mounting over Prime Healthc...

Concern mounting over Prime Healthcare pursuit of Bay Area hospitals

A controversial Southern California-based hospital chain that buys financially struggling hospitals has surfaced as a bidder for the beleaguered Daughters of Charity Health System, which operates four Bay Area hospitals that serve the poor. But the overture concerns local hospital employee unions.

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Man dies after lightning strikes 14...

Man dies after lightning strikes 14 in California

A 20-year-old man died Sunday after lightning struck 13 people at a popular Los Angeles beach and a golfer on Catalina Island during rare summer thunderstorms that swept through Southern California, authorities said. Pedestrians and beachgoers stand on the shore near Venice Beach as lifeguards, right, bring in a swimmer rescued from the water after a lightening strike Sunday July 27, 2014 in Los Angeles. Authorities said lightning struck 14 people, leaving two critically injured, as rare summer thunderstorms swept through Southern California on Sunday. (AP Photo/ Steve Christianson) Lifeguards assist a person who was in the water Sunday July 27, 2014 in Los Angeles. Authorities said lightning struck 14 people, leaving two critically injured, as rare summer thunderstorms swept through Southern California on Sunday. (AP Photo/ Steve Christianson) Lifeguard rescue boats patrol off the shore at Venice Beach, Sunday, July 27, 2014 in Los Angeles. Authorities said lightning struck 14 people, leaving two critically injured, as rare summer thunderstorms swept through Southern California on Sunday. (AP Photo/ Steve Christenesn) Lightning struck 13 people at a popular beach in Los Angeles and another man golfing on Catalina Island, leaving two critically injured as rare summer thunderstorms swept through Southern California on Sunday, July 27, 2014. The lightning strikes pictured are from the Geysers area of northern Sonoma County, Thursday, July 4, 2013 near Geyserville Calif.
Century Crunch project slows LA air...

Century Crunch project slows LA airport traffic

Transportation officials say traffic is moving slowing into Los Angeles International Airport as they continue a weekend bridge demolition project that has shut down a major intersection just outside the airport.
Great Bull Run draws thrill seekers...

Great Bull Run draws thrill seekers, protesters

Hundreds of thrill-seekers paid for the chance to run with 2,000-pound bulls — despite protests from animal-rights activists.
Lawmaker wants criminal probe into ...

Lawmaker wants criminal probe into new Bay Bridge

A California lawmaker is calling for a criminal investigation into construction problems on the new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.
Study: Blue whales at risk of hitti...

Study: Blue whales at risk of hitting ships

A satellite study of blue-whale movements shows the endangered creatures cluster for long periods in busy shipping lanes off the California coast, putting them at risk for collisions with large vessels. FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2008 file photo provided by John Calambokidis, a blue whale is shown near a cargo ship in the Santa Barbara Channel off the California coast. A satellite study of blue whale movements shows the endangered creatures cluster for long periods in busy shipping lanes off the California coast, putting them at risk for collisions with large vessels.
Participants of California governor...

Participants of California governor's Mexico trip

California Gov. Jerry Brown and a delegation of state and business officials begin three days of meetings in Mexico on Monday to discuss trade and the environment. Participants include five state senators, 10 Assembly members, nine administration officials and 88 business attendees.

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Kevin Bacon brings his 'Six Degrees...

Kevin Bacon brings his 'Six Degrees' to Comic-Con

Kevin Bacon's "Six Degrees" world got even bigger Sunday at Comic-Con.
CORRECTS: Coroner: Man taken to hos...

CORRECTS: Coroner: Man taken to hospital after lightning hits 14 people in California has died

CORRECTS: Coroner: Man taken to hospital after lightning hits 14 people in California has died. (Corrects APNewsAlert that says 14 people were injured on California beach because 1 person was injured on Catalina Island)
Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 3 E...

Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 3 Evening' game

The winning numbers in Sunday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily 3 Evening" game were:
Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 4' ...

Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 4' game

The winning numbers in Sunday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily 4" game were:
Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily Der...

Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily Derby' game

The winning numbers in Sunday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily Derby" game were:
Activists stage protest against foi...

Activists stage protest against foie gras in Reno

About 20 activists gathered outside a Reno museum to protest the serving of duck and goose liver pate in a public building.

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ABC7 Presents: More to Explore

ABC7 Presents: More to Explore

Host Dan Ashley provides an exclusive, behind-the-scenes sneak peek into San Francisco's new Exploratorium!
Jon Lester contract talks tabled

Jon Lester contract talks tabled

Boston Red Sox president Larry Lucchino confirmed Thursday morning that the team and ace Jon Lester have agreed to table contract negotiations until after the season.
'Stress is off' Robert Griffin III

'Stress is off' Robert Griffin III

For Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III, there's a definite change in his psyche working with first-year coach Jay Gruden and new offensive coordinator Sean McVay.
Justin Blackmon arrested for 3rd ti...

Justin Blackmon arrested for 3rd time

Jacksonville Jaguars receiver Justin Blackmon has been arrested a third time, this time in Edmond, Oklahoma, where police have charged him with possession of marijuana.
PHOTOS: What it takes to get a shot...

PHOTOS: What it takes to get a shot of POTUS

You think the TSA is difficult? Try covering a departure of Air Force One from San Francisco International Airport.
Reckless driver arrested after purs...

Reckless driver arrested after pursuit on I-880

A brief pursuit of a reckless driver in the East Bay ended this morning with the suspect being taken into custody in Oakland.

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Boy, 12, will be college's youngest...

Boy, 12, will be college's youngest full-time pupil

SAN DIEGO ? A 12-year-old Southern California boy who hopes to become a computer engineer will be the youngest fulltime student in the history of MiraCosta College when he enrolls next month. Kyle Litzenberg, of Oceanside, who is an only child and...
In the battle against the drought, ...

In the battle against the drought, O.C. residents might be part of the problem

If you?re annoyed with last week?s move by the state to fine people up to $500 a day for wasting water, you might want to consider your own use ? or your neighbor?s. It turns out that Southern California, Orange County residents in...
Wildfire citations issued unevenly ...

Wildfire citations issued unevenly throughout state

SACRAMENTOGary Bennett spent much of the last three decades preparing his property in Napa County for the day when a wildfire would sweep over the hill, including clearing brush and grass around his three-bedroom home in a scenic canyon 85 miles...
For one family, the wait is the har...

For one family, the wait is the hardest part

Bethany Webb, whose sister was killed in the 2011 massacre in Seal Beach, doesn't support the death penalty. She says for the eight families who lost loved ones in the rampage, the death penalty would mean decades of appeals. "If he gets the death...
One View: This could end death pena...

One View: This could end death penalty nationally

The federal court?s decision to declare the California death penalty unconstitutional is an important ruling with potentially national consequences. The district court found that the administration of the death penalty is so delayed and uncertain...
Is this the death knell for the dea...

Is this the death knell for the death penalty?

FULL COVERAGE: Five things to know about the death penalty ruling One view: This could end the death penalty nationally Graphic: Death row by the numbers Death row inmates condemned by Orange County judges A federal judge on Wednesday declared...
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