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Recording Breaking Snow Shuts Down Highways in California

Winter weather enveloping California’s mountains for a fifth straight day Saturday kept skiers from hitting the slopes, closed down highways and even broke a record. California Department of Transportation officials on Saturday afternoon closed down Highway 20 just east of Nevada City due to heavy s


Los Angeles County company to move to Tejon Ranch Commerce Center

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The Tejon Ranch Company is celebrating another win, but they're keeping the details close to the vest. A company will be moving its distribution operations from Los Angeles to the Tejon Ranch Commerce Center at Interstate 5 and Highway 99, according to the Tejon Ranch company.


More rain and snow to fall on Southern California, forecasters say

Yet another Pacific storm is expected to arrive on Sunday, and forecasters are urging travelers to plan before heading out this holiday weekend for mountain resorts where heavy rain earlier in the week prompted the closure of several highways.


Police Investigating Shooting In Highland Park

HIGHLAND PARK (CBSLA) — Police are investigating a shooting in the 600 block of Avenue 65 in Highland Park in which there may be four victims. The suspect is in custody. The conditions and genders of the victims is unknown.


Essential California: See you in court, Trump

Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It is Saturday, Feb. 16. Here’s what you don’t want to miss this weekend:. Gov. Gavin Newsom said Friday that California was planning to sue the Trump administration over its declaration of a national emergency on the southern border


AVUHSD reduces analyst’s pay

LANCASTER — An­tel­ope Valley Union High School District will pay a former co-worker of Board President Robert “Bob” Davis $48,500 in­stead of $62,240 under a re­vised pro­posal to conduct a sec­ur­ity analysis of the dis­trict’s campuses.


Feds find more than 200 pounds of cocaine in floor boards of ship at California port

Federal agents uncovered more than 200 pounds of cocaine hidden beneath the floorboards of two cargo ships at a California port, according to the Customs and Border Protection department (CPS).


Lancaster is hiring police consulting firm

LANCASTER — A law enforcement consulting firm hired to help develop options for a hybrid law enforcement model for the City of Lancaster will work with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department and key stakeholders and reach out to the community in the development of the model.


Snow Too Thick to Plow Keeps Skiers from California Resorts

Winter weather enveloping California’s mountains for a fourth straight day Friday kept skiers from hitting the slopes at the start of the Presidents Day holiday weekend, with snow so deep that plows could not tackle it and cities scrambled to find places to pile it.


Glendale approves ‘right to lease,’ reining in landords as Southern California affordable housing stock shrinks

In an effort to address the city’s rising housing costs, the Glendale City Council has approved a “right to lease” ordinance requiring apartment landlords to offer tenants a one-year lease and provide relocation assistance if they raise rents above 7 percent.


Man critically hurt in garage roof collapse

PALMDALE (CNS) — The roof of a garage col­lapsed Friday afternoon, trap­ping one person, who was freed and rushed to a hospital in critical con­di­tion, the county fire de­part­ment reported.


AVH re-accredited as ‘Comprehensive Community Cancer Center’

LANCASTER – The cancer program at Antelope Valley Hospital has earned a three-year re-accreditation as a National Comprehensive Community Cancer Center from the Commission on Cancer (CoC), a multidisciplinary program of the American College of Surgeons. AVH is the only hospital in the area to receiv


California mail carrier’s heat-related death prompts bill to require air conditioning in U.S. Postal Service mail trucks

Seven months after a mail carrier’s heat-related death in Woodland Hills, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas introduced a bill Friday that if enacted would require all U.S. Postal Service delivery vehicles to be equipped with air conditioning within three years.


75-Year-Old Woman Miraculously Survives California Landslide

Families in Marin County are moving back into their evacuated houses after Thursday’s mudslide in Sausalito wiped out two homes and nearly killed a grandmother who was asleep in her bed.


$1.9 Million to Be Spent on Ridding California Marshlands of Giant Rodents

For more than a year, giant rodent invaders with orange-hued teeth have munched through California’s marshland, threatening significant damage to the state’s wetlands and water infrastructure.


Son arrested in California killing of parents, housekeeper

SANTA ANA, Calif. – A man has been arrested on suspicion of killing his parents and their housekeeper in an upscale Southern California community, authorities said Friday. Richard Nicholson, 64, Kim Nicholson, 61, and Maria Morse, 57, were identified as the victims found dead in a Newport Beach home


UPDATE: Missing Valencia Man Found Safe

UPDATE (4:20 p.m.): Bryan Dee Ulch, who went missing Saturday morning, was found less than 24 hours later in Canyon Country, according to a tweet from the Santa Clarita Sheriff’s Station.


California lost nearly 10,000 solar jobs in 2018

California’s solar industry shed nearly 10,000 jobs last year over uncertainty about the Trump administration’s tariffs on imported solar panels and state policy changes, a new report reveals.


NASA releases incredible satellite look at Sierra Nevada snowpack

(KGTV) — Satellite images released by NASA this week put the massive amount of snow in California's mountains into perspective. Winter storms this year have produced incredible levels of snow in the Sierra Nevada, and more rainfall is expected.


World War II veteran picks up $1,500 tab for California military members at Chick-fil-A

World War II veteran Edmund Rusinek turns 92 years old in a few days. To mark that milestone, he treated himself to a rather extravagant gift – the honor of buying some $1,500 worth of meals for military families who happened into the Rossmoor Chick-fil-A last weekend.