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Tara the Cat to Throw Ceremonial First Pitch

Viral YouTube feline hero Tara the Cat is scheduled to symbolically throw the first pitch at a Class A baseball game between the Bakersfield Blaze and the Lancaster JetHawks next Tuesday. A surveillance video of Tara scaring off a dog …

Bernardo Fire 50 Percent Contained

The nearly 1,600-acre bush fire that is still smoldering southwest of Rancho Bernardo, California is now 50 percent contained, according to the San Diego Fire Department. City and county fire crews comprising roughly 350 firefighters pushed back twelve flare-ups Tuesday …

San Andreas Fault Stressed By Irrigation

On Wednesday, the journal of Nature released their most recent findings regarding the San Andreas Fault. According to the study, excessive irrigation could be aggravating the fault, causing more frequent earthquakes. GPS readings have shown that parts of the floor …

Alanis Morissette: Political Campaign Booster Alanis Morissette: Political Campaign Booster

Alanis Morissette has entered the realm of politics in a big way. The legendary singer/songwriter has penned an emotionally charged theme for her friend and political equal Marianne Williamson for her run for congress. Williamson is running for Rep. Henry …

I-15 Bridge Collapse Caused by Fire I-15 Bridge Collapse Caused by Fire

The Ranchero Interchange section of Interstate 15 near Hesperia, California is closed following a fire on a bridge section of the roadway. I-15 is a major U.S. highway that connects Los Angeles to Las Vegas. Both lanes of traffic on …

Beef Recall: USDA Inspector Had Relationship With Foreman

More details have arisen concerning the beef recall that includes a year’s worth of meat. The recall began in February and since then information has been spilling out on what exactly transpired. The beef was shipped out January 1st, 2013 …

Salon Killings: Man Pleads Guilty In Massacre Case

A California man pled guilty on Friday to the murders of eight different people during the shocking Seal Beach hair salon killings. Defendant Scott Dekraai has pleaded guilty to a total of eight counts of special circumstances murder and one …

Yosemite Climber Falls 30 Feet from Rock Face

A 26-year-old male rock climber fell roughly 30 feet from a granite rock face at Yosemite National Park’s Cathedral range Sunday, and was airlifted out after sustaining severe injuries. The unidentified hiker from Palo Alto, California had been trekking with …

California Gray Wolf: Decision Delayed on Protecting Rare Breed

The gray wolf endangered species was considered by The California Fish and Game Commission Wednesday in an effort to protect the rare breed. After failing to come up with a unanimous agreement, the commission of five members decided to delay …

Flight Diverted After Man Tries To Open Door

On Monday, authorities revealed that a flight, headed from Chicago to Sacramento, was diverted to Eppley Airfield in Omaha Nebraska after a man tried to open a cabin door mid-flight. The Southwest Airlines flight had been in the air for …

This Is How Leonardo Dicaprio REALLY Dances

It keeps popping up on your Facebook feed but you’re not sure what the hell it is. One could say it’s the modern day version of Lollapalooza, or, arguably, Woodstock. It’s where the resurrection of Tupac via hologram happened, where Jack White had …

California Bus Crash: No Evidence Of Pre-Crash Fire

The investigation into the fatal collision involving a FedEx truck and a college tour bus continued Sunday. Eyewitnesses to the scene claim that the truck appeared to be on fire before it crashed into the college tour bus. Despite what …

California Bus Crash: FedEx Semi Didn’t Brake California Bus Crash: FedEx Semi Didn’t Brake

The investigation of a devastating California highway crash involving a FedEx tractor-trailer and college tour bus has revealed startling new details as to what happened. On Thursday a FedEx truck traveling south on I-5 crossed a grassy median and collided …

Cruise Ship Illnesses Continue to Spread on Crown Princess

An illness on the Crown Princess cruise ship continues to affect passengers on the vessel. The ship has been on a seven-day voyage visiting ports in California, which includes stops in San Diego, Santa Barbara, San Francisco, and Los Angeles. …

Orca Shows: Bill Stemming from ‘Blackfish’ Documentary is Deferred

The show will go on–for now. Following the fallout from the Blackfish documentary, an assemblyman in California proposed legislation that would end orca shows in the state–namely at SeaWorld San Diego. To the dismay of many animal rights activists, the …

Ocean Baptism Ends in Tragic Drowning

If you’ve ever lived near a beach, you’ve seen them do it. Whole church-loads of people show up, make their way out into the surf, and begin baptizing folks who want to be baptized. The events draw lots of onlookers. …

Aftershocks Shake Southern California

After a magnitude-5.1 earthquake hit La Habra near Los Angeles Friday evening, more than 100 aftershocks have rattled the Southland area since, with the largest being a magnitude 4.1, which hit at 2:32 p.m. Saturday near Rowland Heights. The tremors …

Tornadoes in California Cause Limited Damage

Since last summer, San Francisco, California has received less than half the average amount of rainfall it usually sees over the course of one year. A supercell, which hit the mainland from the Pacific on Wednesday, however, has brought much …

Revenge Porn Ban to Be Proposed at Federal Level Revenge Porn Ban to Be Proposed at Federal Level

While various efforts to ban so-called “revenge porn” have been taken at the state level, there hasn’t yet been a push at the federal level to enact laws to criminalize non-consensual online distribution of sexual content. According to reports, this …

Rat Poison Banned; Illegal Pot Operations to Blame Rat Poison Banned; Illegal Pot Operations to Blame

Regulators in California have decided to ban certain types of rat poisons, according to the Times-Standard. But it’s not because they don’t have any problems with rats. Environmental groups have been suing various county and state government agencies in California …

California Earthquake: A Bullet Dodged, but Threat Remains California Earthquake: A Bullet Dodged, but Threat Remains

The 6.9 magnitude earthquake that struck Eureka, California on Sunday may be over, but scientists say that Northern California will remain under threat for many years to come. The Cascadia subduction zone in the Pacific Northwest continues to be a …