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Charter bus rollover kills 3, injures 18 outside San Diego

A charter bus swerved on a rain-slicked Southern California highway and rolled down an embankment, killing three people and injuring 18 others.

Rep. Katie Hill of California resigns amid ethics probe

Democratic congresswoman Katie Hill of California has resigned amid an ethics probe and revelations of an affair with a campaign staffer.
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California declares state of emergency over fires, winds

California's governor declared a statewide emergency Sunday after officials ordered nearly 200,000 people to leave their homes as hurricane-force winds drove multiple wildfires through bone-dry vegetation.

California man hailed as hero after explosion at Oktoberfest

Five people were hurt and revelers scrambled for safety when a series of explosions in an underground electrical vault sent flames shooting into the sky during an Oktoberfest celebration at a German-themed shopping and dining complex in Southern California, authorities said Sunday.

Search warrants served on owner in Southern California dive boat disaster that killed 34

Investigators executed search warrants Sunday on the headquarters of the company that operated the charter dive boat that caught fire on Labor Day and sank off the coast of Southern California, killing 34 people trapped by flames in the doomed vessel's below-deck bunk quarters.

Officials: 34 presumed dead after fire on scuba diving boat

Divers and search crews were still looking Tuesday for nine missing people after at least 25 were confirmed dead when a boat packed with scuba divers caught fire near an island off the Southern California coast.

Earthquake rattles Southern California; no injuries reported

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An earthquake rattled a large swath of Southern California and parts of Nevada on Thursday morning, making hanging lamps sway...

Sheriff: Shooting at California synagogue leaves injuries

Authorities say a shooting at a synagogue outside San Diego has left people injured but the extent is unclear.

Over 1,000 quarantined in measles scare at LA universities

More than 1,000 students and staff members at two Los Angeles universities were quarantined on campus or sent home this week in one of the most sweeping efforts yet by public health authorities to contain the spread of measles in the U.S., where cases have reached a 25-year high .

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