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American firefighters killed in C-130 crash battling Australian wildfires were from California-based crew

The three American firefighters who died when their water tanker crashed while battling wildfires in Australia Thursday were from a California-based crew, according to a statement from California Gov. Gavin Newsom.  

California man claims group of homeless thugs in Oakland beat him with sticks, two-by-fours

What started out as a minor traffic infraction for a 21-year-old California man turned into a brutal beating near one of Oakland’s largest homeless camps. Max Zimmer said he was coming back from a construction job on Tuesday when he took too tight of a turn on Alameda Avenue and skidded onto a curb not far from Home Depot- one of the city’s largest makeshift homeless shelters. 

2nd California child molester dies after inmate’s cane attack, authorities say

A second convicted child molester has died following a fellow inmate’s attack with a walking cane at a central California prison, authorities said Wednesday.

California ex-pat’s Facebook page for those eyeing Texas move nears 16,000 followers

Marie Bailey and her husband used to live in Seal Beach, Calif., about 28 miles south of Los Angeles. But several years back, after years of talking about it, the couple left California and moved to Texas.

California mom acting as surrogate dies giving birth to family’s child

According to a fundraising page set up for her husband and two children, it was her second time acting as a surrogate for the same family.

Los Angeles’ Garcetti to meet with HUD Secretary Carson to talk homelessness: report

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is reportedly flying to Washington, D.C., late Tuesday to meet with Ben Carson, the head of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, to discuss the homelessness, a report said.

FBI tells family of Kristin Smart, who vanished 23 years ago, to be prepared for news: report

The family of Kristin Smart, the California college student who vanished 23 years ago after attending a party near her school, was reportedly told by federal agents to be prepared for news and to secure a family spokesperson.

California police find 106-year-old vet’s classic Cadillac, gifted by Rita Hayworth, after thieves steal it

A classic Cadillac willed to a 106-year-old World War II veteran and former stuntman by Hollywood Golden Age actress Rita Hayworth has been found after thieves stole it from a garage in California, authorities said.

Truck driver missing for 2 days found on snowy road in California

A truck driver who was reported missing last week in Northern California was found alive two days later along a snowy road, according to officials.

California storeowner accused of inappropriate behavior attacks local media in front of business

A store owner in California who was already the focus of a sexual harassment investigation is now facing additional charges after getting into a physical altercation with members of the local media outside his business on Monday. 

California man intentionally rammed vehicle with 6 teens inside, killing 3, officers allege

The California Highway Patrol said Monday that a driver intentionally rammed his vehicle into a Toyota Prius that was filled with teenagers, causing a fatal crash that killed three boys in Temescal Valley.

California inmate kills convicted child molester after beating him over the head with cane

An inmate in a central California prison bashed a convicted child molester over the head with a walking cane last week, inflicting an injury so severe that it later killed him – cutting the man’s life-sentence short, officials said Monday.  

Santa Anita Park sees three horse deaths in three days marking the 42nd fatality since 2018

The third horse in three days – and the fourth this month — was euthanized on Sunday at the Los Angeles-area Santa Anita Park already plagued with demands from animal rights activists for its closure following a string of dozens of horse deaths at the racing track dating back to 2018.

Guilfoyle blasts ‘dangerous’ San Fran DA who was raised by Ayers, worked for Chavez

Kimberly Guilfoyle, a senior adviser to President Trump’s reelection campaign and former Fox News host, blasted the new San Francisco district attorney in an op-ed Sunday, calling a recent batch of firings “dangerous and disruptive” and “a grave disservice to victims and the community.”

‘Knots Landing’ stars initially didn’t know premise: ‘I thought it was about Andy Griffith and a houseboat’

In Hollywood, when a formula proves itself to be successful, it’s often replicated or developed into a different property.