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Jury convicts Southern California socialite in 2020 hit-and-run deaths of two young brothers

Feb. 23, 2024 23:14 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Southern California socialite was found guilty Friday of murder and other charges in the hit-and-run deaths of two young brothers in a crosswalk more than three years ago. Authorities said Rebecca Grossman, wife of a prominent Los Angeles burn doctor, fatally...

Police: 7 farmworkers in van, 1 pickup driver killed in head-on crash in California farming region

Feb. 23, 2024 23:09 PM EST

MADERA, Calif. (AP) — Seven farmworkers traveling in a van and the driver of a pickup truck were killed Friday in a head-on crash in a farming area in central California, police said. The crash at 6:15 a.m. left the van almost completely crumpled among blooming almond trees near...

Kayakers paddle in Death Valley after rains replenish lake in one of Earth's driest spots

Feb. 23, 2024 22:08 PM EST

DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — Kayakers have been paddling in one of the driest places on Earth after a series of record rainstorms battered California’s Death Valley and replenished Lake Manly. Park Ranger Nichole Andler said Badwater Basin at Death Valley National...

Southern California socialite found guilty of murder in 2020 hit-and-run deaths of two young brothers

Feb. 23, 2024 19:41 PM EST
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California socialite found guilty of murder in 2020 hit-and-run deaths of two young brothers.

Eight people killed in head-on crash in Central California near farming area, police say.

Feb. 23, 2024 19:17 PM EST
MADERA, Calif. (AP) — Eight people killed in head-on crash in Central California near farming area, police say.

Backstory of disputed 'Hotel California' lyrics pages 'just felt thin,' ex-auction exec says

Feb. 23, 2024 19:16 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — When Christie's was offered the chance to sell 13 pages of draft lyrics to the Eagles’ “Hotel California” in 2015, auction house executive Tom Lecky was “super excited.” But red flags started waving when seller Craig Inciardi said he had gotten them from a...

2 children were killed when a hillside collapsed along a Northern California river

Feb. 23, 2024 16:50 PM EST

SHASTA LAKE, Calif. (AP) — Two children were killed when a hillside collapsed along a river in Northern California, which has been hit by a series of winter storms. The Shasta County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement that the two victims were caught in the debris and fell down...

Judge to hold hearing Monday considering detention of ex-FBI source accused of lying about Bidens

Feb. 23, 2024 15:39 PM EST

A federal judge in California will consider whether a former FBI informant charged with lying about a multimillion-dollar bribery scheme involving President Joe Biden’s family must remain behind bars while he awaits trial after prosecutors pushed to have him locked up over fears that he would...

Sunstone Hotel: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 23, 2024 07:53 AM EST

ALISO VIEJO, Calif. (AP) — ALISO VIEJO, Calif. (AP) — Sunstone Hotel Investors Inc. (SHO) on Friday reported a key measure of profitability in its fourth quarter. The results beat Wall Street expectations. The real estate investment trust, based in Aliso Viejo, California, said...

Johnson scores 24, rallies UC Davis past Cal State Northridge 66-65

Feb. 23, 2024 01:32 AM EST

NORTHRIDGE, Calif. (AP) — Ty Johnson had 24 points and made two free throws with six seconds remaining to rally UC Davis to a 66-65 victory over Cal State Northridge on Thursday night. Johnson, who hit a 3-pointer with 57 seconds left to get the Aggies (16-11, 11-5 Big West...