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Human Jawbone Found on California Beach Tied to Boat With Strange History

The remains have been identified after decades of questions.

Trump Shooting Shocks, but a Gunman Striking Terror in the U.S. Is Nothing New. Now What?

Many were shocked that a presidential contender could be shot. Few were surprised that a lone gunman in the U.S. could wreak havoc in an instant. What comes next?

Man Charged With Allegedly Kidnapping Teen Girl at SF BART Station

Witnesses reported seeing a man allegedly forcing a girl out of the station and into a car.

Infamous Marin Criminal Max Wade Granted Parole Despite Earlier Life Sentence

The then-teenager made headlines for rappelling into a car dealership to steal Guy Fieri’s Lamborghini.

Heavy Gear, Unforgiving Terrain, Backbreaking Work. Now Firefighters Contend With Extreme Heat Too

A prolonged heat wave across much of the western U.S. is challenging wildland firefighters, with an uptick in heat-related illnesses reported in California.

Project 2025, GOP Platform Blast California, Teeing Up Attacks on Possible Biden Stand-Ins

It doesn't matter which conservative playbook you consult. A second Trump term would mean federal war on California ideas.

Unprecedented Numbers of Gray Whales Are Visiting San Francisco Bay, and Nobody Quite Knows Why

Unprecedented numbers of gray whales are being spotted in San Francisco Bay, and nobody really knows why. Experts only have educated guesses about the prevalence of porpoises, dolphins and humpback whales too.

Trump Shooting Is a Historic Moment Echoing Past Political Violence in America

Donald J. Trump survived an apparent assassination attempt on Saturday — an attack that echoed previous shootings involving presidential candidates.

Trump Shooting: California Leaders Condemn Apparent Assassination Attempt at Campaign Rally

California leaders condemn apparent assassination attempt of former President Trump at a campaign rally Saturday in Butler, Pa.

Cooler Temperatures, Storms Coming to Southern California, but With Increased Fire Risk

The National Weather Service predicts scattered showers and storms in the southern half of the state Saturday plus cooler temperatures over the weekend.

Authorities Arrest Los Angeles Man in 1984 Slaying in Northern California

A 59-year-old man was arrested in Los Angeles and charged with him murder in a brutal 1984 slaying in the Sacramento Valley.

Bay Area Girl Reported Missed After Dad Found Dead Has Likely Died Too, Police Say

Ellie Lorenzo, 3, was reported missing after her father failed to show up to a custody swap.

Fitness Guru Richard Simmons Dead at 76

Richard Simmons, the colorful fitness guru who turned aerobic dancing and positive energy into decades of fame, died Saturday, law enforcement sources told The Times.

Lake Fire in Santa Barbara County Grows, but Threat to Santa Ynez, Los Olivos Weakens

The Lake fire in Santa Barbara County is more than 37,000 acres, but fire personnel have worked to mitigate risk to Santa Ynez and Los Olivos communities.

Kidnapping Suspect Arrested, 4-Year-Old Recovered in Santa Monica Abduction

Police officers arrested a woman on suspicion of kidnapping a 4-year-old girl from a restaurant in Santa Monica, according to authorities.

Column: Instead of Just Criticizing Biden, Maybe George Clooney Should Take His Place

My choice to replace President Biden as the Democratic nominee is George Clooney. He'd whip the dangerous Donald Trump easily, probably by a landslide. Clooney's a better actor. That's all Trump is, besides a compulsive liar. Clooney is much more.

Column: The Seniors in This Balance Class Think President Biden Should join Them

Advice for Biden and Trump from the students in the Culver City Senior Center Balance Challenge class: You need to be here.

Olvera Street's Donkey May Be Forced to Hit the Road After Eviction

Jorge, the stuffed donkey known as "El Burro" who greets guests entering Olvera Street, and his manager, Richard Hernandez, were given a 30-day eviction notice on Thursday.

As Inmates Swelter, California Prisons Remain Unprepared for Extreme Heat

California's prisons are uniquely unprepared for climate change because of remote locations, aging infrastructure and overcrowding, experts say.

Former Inglewood Teacher Linked by DNA to Cold-Case Killing Is Convicted of Murder, Kidnapping

Charles Wright, then a middle-school teacher in the Inglewood Unified School District, was arrested in early 2022 after DNA and fingerprint evidence linked him to the killing of Pertina Epps.

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