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Southbound Lanes on Grapevine Are Open Again

UPDATE, 6:53 P.M. Caltrans says the southbound lanes of Interstate 5 through the Grapevine are open again after they were closed earlier Monday because of high winds and snow. GRAPEVINE: Southbound I-5 is...
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San Joaquin Valley to See Hard Freeze Conditions

LOS ANGELES — California is ending the year with blustery, chilly weather and it's going to get colder in some areas. The National Weather Service says a hard freeze warning will go into effect in the San Joaquin Valley for overnight hours starting late Fri...
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Gov. Brown Signs Bill Supporting a Valley Medical School

Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Thursday establishing the San Joaquin Valley Regional Medical Education Endowment Fund. The bill's author, Assemblyman Adam Gray (D-Merced), said in a Facebook post that the fund will provide "a dedicated opportunity for ...

Welcome to the Bay Area, Fresno and Merced!

Welcome to the Bay Area, Merced! Welcome as well to Modesto, Sacramento, and Yuba City. Looking south, you’re invited, too, Santa Cruz, Monterey, and Salinas. And while you’re almost in another state, don’t ...
A billboard above a gas station that reads "Feel The Burn," actually promotes free STD testing.

Feel the Burn? STDs at All-Time High in California.

LOS ANGELES — The number of cases of sexually transmitted diseases in California reached a record high last year and officials are particularly concerned by a spike in stillbirths due to congenital syphilis, state health authorities said Monday. More than 3...