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Bar Gunman Was ‘Out of Control’ in High School, Coach Says

This 2017 photo from the California Department of Motor Vehicles shows Ian David Long. (California Department of Motor Vehicles via AP) MONTCLAIR — A second high school coach of the gunman who killed 12 people at a Southern California bar recalled him on S...
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Did PG&E Problem Spark Deadly Paradise Blaze?

A utility is facing increasing criticism following a deadly blaze that leveled a Northern California town and killed at least 42 people. Pacific Gas & Electric Co. told state regulators last week it dete...
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Grim Search for More Fire Victims, 31 Dead Across California

PARADISE — As wildfires raged at both ends of the state, officials released another grim statistic: six more bodies discovered in the burned-over town of Paradise and outlying areas, bringing the death toll there to 29 and matching the record for the deadliest...
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Californians Reject Gas Tax Repeal, Approve Farm Regulations

Voters have rejected a proposal to repeal California's gasoline tax increase that was passed by the Legislature to fund road and transportation projects. Proposition 6 failed Tuesday after Democrats campaigned to preserve $5 billion a year to fix roads and ...
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Nunes Easily Defeats Janz in CA 22 Race

Voters gave Devin Nunes another term in Washington. In the race that saw candidates raise the most money out of any congressional race in the country, Nunes won an eighth term to congress, defeating Democrat...

Latest: Newsom Elected, Gas Tax Repeal Trailing

Democrat Gavin Newsom has been elected governor of California, taking the helm of the state's strong resistance to Trump administration policies on health care, immigration and the environment. Newsom's vict...

Voter Interest High, Problems Few in Golden State

SAN FRANCISCO — Steady streams of Californians crowded into polling places, vote centers and city halls in a state that has tried to make it easier for people to cast a ballot as campaigns slugged it out on Election Day to get out the vote. A spokesman with...