• 1) NEAR DEATH Video – Man Rescued in Big Sur

    California Highway Patrol’s Coastal Air Operations unit came to the rescue of a young man who had been swept off a rock and into the ocean along the Central Coast.

    Big Sur, CA 93920, USA
  • 2) Polio Epidemic Headed for California – Could it be True?

    There are now four suspected cases of the rare polio-like disease, acute flaccid myelitis, under investigation in California, according to the state’s Department of Public Health. The mysterious disease, also known as AFM, causes sudden and unexplained paralysis, usually in children.

    California, USA
  • 3) Names of Cops in Shooting of Moorhouse Grad Released

    The names of the five California police officers involved in the Oct. 3 death of a 36-year-old unarmed black men have been released.

    San Mateo, CA, USA
  • 4) Loyal Service Dog Stolen from Visalia Front Yard

    It’s been one week since she went missing, and 19-year-old Carmen Ponce remains determined to find her service dog Remy, an 11-month-old Husky.

    Visalia, CA, USA
  • 5) From Celebrity Surgeon to Accused Serial Rapist

    Prosecutors in Southern California had said they believed there were more victims when they charged a couple last month with drugging and sexually assaulting two women the couple had met on social outings.

    Newport Beach, CA, USA
  • 6) LA Seeks to Ban Straws Permanently

    Following California’s recent move requiring full-service restaurants to distribute plastic drinking straws only by request beginning in January, two Los Angeles city council members are seeking to craft a local ordinance that would take the restriction even farther, ultimately banishing single-use plastic straws from the city by 2021.

    Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • 7) Backpage.com Shutdown Forces Sex Workers Back onto SF Streets

    The government shutdown of Backpage.com this year sought to curtail the type of sex-for-sale classified ads that made the company infamous. Months later, though, the closure has prompted an increase in sex trafficking on San Francisco streets.

    San Francisco, CA, USA
  • 8) Davis Girl Bakes Grandpa into Cookies, Shares with Class

    A high school student mixed her cremated grandfather’s ashes into homemade sugar cookies and shared them with several classmates, police in Northern California said Wednesday.

    Davis, CA, USA
  • 9) Uber ‘We Want Local’

    Uber has a message for Oakland: It wants to be a good neighbor. The ride-hailing company is 18 months away from moving into its East Bay headquarters in Oakland’s Uptown neighborhood, but it is reaching out to locals about jobs and business opportunities at the site.

    Oakland, CA, USA
  • 10) 100+ Massage Parlors Engaged in Prostitution, Mass Closures Follow

    More than a hundred massage parlors in San Jose, several of which were found to be engaged in prostitution, are shutting down after a citywide crackdown, according to a city report.

    San Jose, CA, USA
  • 11) Elderly Woman Gunned Down in Home – Stocktons 27th Death of the Year

    An elderly woman was killed inside a Stockton home and her roommate was wounded. Police said Gloria Navarro, 69, was killed and her roommate was rushed to the hospital with gunshot wounds. Right now, officers are working to figure out what sparked the violence.

    Stockton, CA, USA
  • 12) Strip Mall Evacuated: Modesto Donut Shop Fire

    A strip mall on Kansas Avenue was evacuated Monday afternoon when a fire broke out at a doughnut shop there. The fire started in the exhaust system in the kitchen of Donut Deli, said Modesto Fire Chief Alan Ernst.

    Modesto, CA, USA
  • 13) Sunnyvale City Council Discusses Rent Control

    With the Sunnyvale City Council election looming, housing affordability became the key topic at a candidates forum Wednesday night where more than 100 residents turned out to hear where the rivals stood on issues from rent control to mobile home parks.

    Sunnyvale, CA, USA
  • 14) Civil Rights Groups Threaten to Sue Sunnyvale

    A coalition of civil rights organizations this week informed Sunnyvale officials they’d better move quickly to change the way City Council members are elected or risk getting sued under the California Voting Rights Act.

    Sunnyvale, CA, USA
  • 15) Meero Announces Partnership with Matterport

    The worldwide leader in photography, Meero, has announced a partnership with the leading immersive media company, Matterport. The collaboration will make Matterport’s 3D virtual tours and VR cloud-hosted technology accessible to Meero’s 30,000 customers across 100 countries.

    Sunnyvale, CA, USA
  • 16) 600 Guns Turned Over During Buyback

    Almost 600 firearms were turned over to law enforcement during a gun buyback event in Sunnyvale on Saturday, public safety officials said today. The event yielded 265 handguns, 182 rifles, 98 shotguns and 23 assault weapons, 400 of which were submitted in the first two hours of the event.

    Sunnyvale, CA, USA
  • 17) Sunnyvale Hiker Killed While Taking Selfie

    A Sunnyvale woman who was hiking a National Park in Michigan died after falling down a cliff right after taking a selfie of herself, according to multiple media reports.

    Sunnyvale, CA, USA
  • 18) Measure A Didn’t Pay for New City Hall

    While funds from Measure A have contributed somewhat to the purchase of Stockton’s new City Hall, officials say the revenue from the 2013 ballot measure was not directly involved with the transaction.

    Stockton, CA, USA
  • 19) Emergency Food Bank CEO Fired After 5 Months

    Rick Brewer was dismissed Thursday as chief executive officer of the Stockton/San Joaquin Emergency Food Bank, just a few days more than five months after he was named to the post.

    Stockton, CA, USA
  • 20) Historic Railroad Depot Goes Up In Flames

    Stockton, CA, USA
  • 21) Silvia Associate Hit with New Felony Charges

    Former Mayor Anthony Silva and longtime associate Sharon Simas are facing felony embezzlement, money-laundering and conflict-of-interest charges, according to a document filed at San Joaquin County Superior Court by the San Joaquin County District Attorney’s Office.

    Stockton, CA, USA
  • 22) Officers Raid Marijuana Grow at White Slough

    Authorities late last month arrested a Lodi man after the raid of an illegal marijuana grow in an area of the White Slough Wildlife Area in San Joaquin County.

    Stockton, CA, USA
  • 23) Pinecrest: Loggers and Environmentalists Find Common Ground

    Ryan Zinke knew exactly whom to blame for the catastrophic wildfires that have scorched California and the West this year. Touring the scarred neighborhoods of Redding in August, President Donald Trump’s interior secretary blasted “special interest” environmental groups for blocking logging projects he said would have made forests safer.

    Modesto, CA, USA
  • 24) 7th Annual Peace Officer Memorial Run

    Participants in the seventh annual Peace Officer Memorial Run carried with them personal reasons — a student honoring his grandpa, a cop battling back from a shooting and car crash — for turning out on a cool, windy Sunday morning to do a half marathon or 5K.

    Modesto, CA, USA
  • 25) Head-On Near Westley: Two Killed, Three Hospitalized

    Two men were killed and three people hospitalized after a head-on collision on the Delta-Mendota Canal bridge near Westley early Friday evening.

    Modesto, CA, USA