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Can Gavin Newsom put California high-speed rail back on track? It may be up to Trump

It’s survived cost overruns, lengthy delays and a public scolding from the new governor. Now California’s controversial high-speed rail project faces what may be its toughest test yet: presidential opposition.


Los Angeles County Gets Rare Snowfall and Icy Roads

It has been unseasonably cold and — dare I say it— wintry in Los Angeles in February, and now we are in for a rare sprinkling of snow on Thursday, according to an early morning report by the National Weather Service.


LA Deputy Stole Pot, Cash During Fake Downtown LA Raid, Feds Say

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Three more men were arrested Thursday in a scheme involving a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputy who led a fake drug bust last year at a downtown L.A. warehouse that resulted in the theft of 1,200 pounds of marijuana and $645,000 in cash and money orders.


California sheriff releases graphic video of deadly police shooting

A man pulled over for a traffic stop, rolled his window down, drew a handgun and opened fire on cops before being fatally shot by a deputy, graphic video released Wednesday by a sheriff's department in Northern California shows.


Studio Waivers In Support For Jussie Smollett After Arrest

LOS ANGELES, CA — "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett 's support from 20th Century Fox Television slipped Thursday after he was arrested and charged in Chicago with allegedly staging a hate crime by supporters of President Donald Trump.


Mother of Vanessa Marquez Files Claim Against South Pasadena Over ‘ER’ Actress’ Police Shooting Death

In a claim seeking $20 million from South Pasadena, the mother of Vanessa Marquez says poor tactics, negligence and overreaction on the part of police led to the actress’ fatal shooting last year.


California student challenges school over not being allowed to wear 'MAGA' hat

FRESNO (KSEE) - A politically active Central Valley student is told she can't wear her "Make American Great Again" hat on campus. She's now challenging the school district's decision, saying her first amendment right is being violated.


Hawaii following California on using off-site kiosks for DMV needs: Roadshow

Q: Although Hawaii, where I now reside, is typically pretty far behind the mainland when it comes to modernizing, the state is piloting an idea which could reduce trips and lines at the DMV. There are self-service kiosks in four 24-hour Safeway stores where people can renew their vehicle registratio


Cold storm to hit Southern California, dropping snow levels and producing hail

Another storm is moving into Southern California, bringing some rain but also the possibility of snow at very low elevations. ►A storm moving in Wednesday night and Thursday morning will bring light rain to coastal and basin areas but snow to very low mountain elevations.


Eyewitness This: Free medical school tuition in Pasadena, SoCal megastorm warning, Yosemite's 'firefall' is back

Eyewitness This: Here are the stories to start your day. A small storm system will bring snow elevations way down and some rain to Southern California on Wednesday and Thursday.


Wet February causes big dent in California drought conditions

LOS ANGELES -- February storms have caused a significant dent in California's drought conditions. The U.S. Drought Monitor said Thursday that just over 67 percent of the state is totally free of any level of dryness.


‘The Judas Kiss’ Premieres at Boston Court Pasadena

Boston Court Pasadena launches its 2019 season with a rarely staged production of David Hare’s ‘The Judas Kiss’ from February 15 through March 24. This S. Mark Taper Foundation-sponsored play tells the story of Oscar Wilde’s love for Lord Alfred ‘Bosie’ Douglas and follows his downfall through a bru


Get a job: Industrial Toys is looking for a Lead Server Engineer

The Gamasutra Job Board is the most diverse, active and established board of its kind for the video game industry!. Here is just one of the many, many positions being advertised right now.


California prosecutors will hit legal roadblock in seeking death penalty against suspect in 1973 murder

California prosecutors have said they're weighing capital punishment for the man accused of strangling an 11-year-old girl in 1973 — but legal experts insisted Thursday that's not possible.


El Monte police release sketch of attempted rape suspect

We now have a sketch of a man wanted for the attempted rape and kidnapping of an 18-year-old woman in El Monte over the weekend. Gigi Graciette shows us the suspect and the shocking attack caught on a security camera.


What will weather be like in San Francisco in 60 years? More like Los Angeles, study says

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) -- A recent study published in the Nature Communications journal says within the lifetimes of children living today, climates are expected to change drastically in many areas around the continent. The younger generation will eventually be faced with conditions very different tha


L.A. was blanketed by snow 70 years ago. Could history repeat itself today?

Forecasters say there is a possibility — and perhaps a deep desire — that a bit of snow could fall in the Hollywood Hills on Thursday, thanks to a super-cold weather system hitting Southern California.


California prisons to drop $5 fee they charge to inmates for doctor visits

Starting in March, California inmates will no longer need to make copayments when they go in for medical help. The payments are no longer necessary, as they offer “minimal fiscal benefit” and “may hinder patients from seeking care,” according to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilit


No speed limit? That could become a reality for two California highways

A California lawmaker has introduced a bill that would make the state part of an exclusive club: The state would become one of the rare places in the world with highways with no speed limit.


What Killed the Biggest Passenger Plane Ever Flown?

The Airbus A380 is awesome and huge — the biggest passenger plane ever made, in fact. But less than 12 years after its entry into service, airlines feel they have enough of them. With orders having slowed to a trickle, Airbus has announced a wind down in production.