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Former California GOP legislative leader changes to no party

Dec. 5, 2019 10:15 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A former Republican leader in California's state Assembly is dropping his party affiliation, saying Thursday that he's tired of the political bickering. Chad Mayes of Yucca Valley, east of Los Angeles, said he switched to no party preference on Monday and pulled papers Thursday to...

Ex-California lawmaker pleads guilty in coffee shops fraud

Dec. 5, 2019 6:36 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A former state assemblyman from San Bernardino pleaded guilty to money laundering after acknowledging he defrauded investors as CEO of a coffee shop chain in the San Francisco Bay Area, federal prosecutors said Thursday. As part of a plea agreement, Terrence Goggin, 78, pleaded guilty...

Fire engulfs vacant Southern California roller rink

Dec. 5, 2019 10:42 AM EST

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — A raging fire has engulfed a vacant Southern California roller rink. The fire erupted Thursday morning in San Bernardino and spread throughout the building, sending a huge column of smoke over the city. San Bernardino County firefighters are pouring water into the structure....

California drenched or blanketed in snow after holiday storm

Nov. 29, 2019 3:06 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California is drenched with rain or blanketed in snow after a powerful Thanksgiving storm that arrived just as a withering, fiery fall had left the state facing the prospect of a return to drought. Rain and snow showers continued in parts of the state Friday while skies elsewhere...

Southern California deputies kill man who aimed gun at them

Nov. 21, 2019 9:46 AM EST

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say deputies shot and killed a man who pointed a gun at them after locking himself inside a home in a rural Southern California desert community. The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department says deputies responded Tuesday after neighbors reported the man...

Agau propels Fresno State past CS San Bernardino 92-47

Nov. 17, 2019 7:37 PM EST

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Aguir Agau came off the bench to score a career-high 20 points, hitting 5 of 6 from 3-point range, and Fresno State rolled to a 92-47 victory over Division II-member Cal State San Bernardino on Sunday. Agau added seven rebounds for the Bulldogs (2-2). Orlando Robinson pitched in with...

2 California road shootings leave 1 dead, 4 hospitalized

Nov. 3, 2019 5:39 PM EST

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say two shootings on California roads resulted in a fatality and four people hospitalized. The California Highway Patrol says three men on motorcycles were shot, with two of them wounded critically, while riding on the 110 Freeway in Gardena Sunday. The injured men in...

Off-duty police officer killed in Southern California crash

Nov. 3, 2019 2:50 PM EST

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a veteran police officer has been killed in an off-duty vehicle crash in Southern California. Officials say Joshua Ray Burks lost control of his SUV and struck a tree early Saturday in San Bernardino, where he lived. The San Bernardino Sun newspaper reports the...

Flood risk heightened for California dam

Nov. 2, 2019 4:47 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California dam could fail during an extreme storm and send water flooding into Mojave Desert communities that are home to about 300,000 people, authorities said Friday. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced that it has changed its risk characterization of the Mojave River Dam from...

Dying winds bring relief after weeks of California wildfires

Nov. 1, 2019 12:48 AM EDT

WINDSOR, Calif. (AP) — Lynn Darst and her husband were camped out in their motor home on the edge of their seats for four days wondering if their house would survive yet another wildfire menacing Sonoma County. Flames had come close to their neighborhood of spacious homes surrounded by vineyards two years...