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Boat fire in California
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AP News
January 14, 2020 - 7:10 am
The family of the lone crew member to die in a fiery scuba boat disaster that killed all 33 passengers off the California coast last year sued the vessel's owner Monday in federal court. Read more here.
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Woodbridge firefighter Joe Zurilgen passes a burning home as the Kincade Fire rages in Healdsburg, Calif.
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AP News
December 24, 2019 - 6:48 pm
Kent Michitsch seemed to be running out of traditional options to insure the home he’s lived in for more than 30 years northeast of San Diego as California’s massive property insurance market reels from three consecutive years of destructive wildfires. Read more here.
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AP News
December 05, 2019 - 11:31 am
Airbnb is taking more steps to crack down on parties and nuisance guests in the wake of a Halloween shooting at an Airbnb rental in a San Francisco suburb. Read more here.
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U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter leaves federal court after a motions hearing in San Diego on July 1, 2019.
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AP News
December 03, 2019 - 10:31 am
For more than a year, California Rep. Duncan Hunter insisted that criminal charges against him and his wife were the result of a conspiracy of the "deep state" meant to drive the six-term Republican from office in the Democrat-dominated state. But in a stunning turn of events, Hunter now says he...
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Romaine lettuce
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AP News
November 23, 2019 - 12:35 pm
U.S. health officials on Friday told people to avoid romaine lettuce grown in Salinas, California, because of another food poisoning outbreak.
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Police and emergency personnel are on the scene of a shooting at a backyard party, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019, in southeast Fresno, Calif.
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AP News
November 18, 2019 - 9:11 am
Four people were killed and six more wounded when “unknown suspects” sneaked into a backyard filled with people at a party in central California and fired into the crowd, police said.
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Saugus students embrace
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AP News
November 15, 2019 - 7:14 am
A boy described as bright, quiet and “normal” pulled a gun from his backpack on his 16th birthday and opened fire at his high school before saving the last bullet for himself. Read the latest here.
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Students are escorted out of Saugus High School after reports of a shooting on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019, in Santa Clarita, Calif.
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AP News
November 14, 2019 - 11:22 am
A student gunman opened fire Thursday at a Southern California high school, killing two students and wounding three other people before he was captured in grave condition after shooting himself in the head. Read the latest here.
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California boat fire
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AP News
November 12, 2019 - 11:19 am
The widow of a passenger who died in a fiery dive boat disaster that killed 34 people in the waters off California sued the vessel's owners Monday. Read more here.
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Laura and Chris Smith display their Paradise tattoos they had done to show support for their former community during a visit to Paradise, Calif.
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AP News
November 08, 2019 - 8:03 am
One year after the most devastating wildfire in California history mostly destroyed the town of Paradise, local officials are asking people to pause for 85 seconds beginning at 11:08 a.m. — one second for every person who was killed.
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