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Engineers Raise Risk Level for Southern California Dam

CORONA — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says a recent assessment has raised concern about the potential for failure of the spillway of a flood control dam on a Southern California river where 1.4 million people live downstream. The dam was built in 1941. ...
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Fatal Plane Crash in Southern California Prison Yard

NORCO — A one-of-its-kind flying wing aircraft crashed and burst into flames in the exercise yard of a Southern California prison on Monday, killing at least one person, authorities said. The Northrop N-9M crashed around midday "under unknown circumstance" ...