Flash flood warnings issued for San Bernardino County, Antelope Valley

Flash flood warnings were in effect for San Bernardino County and the Antelope Valley on Wednesday afternoon and will go into the evening.

Vaccine law opponents cleared to start recall of senator

The California secretary of state says advocates can begin collecting signatures in Sacramento and Yolo counties for the recall of state Sen. Richard Pan.

Boy still critical, girl improving in California tree fall

Pasadena Fire Department spokeswoman Lisa Derderian said Wednesday that an arborist is beginning an investigation to determine what caused the 75-foot-tall pine to fall.

Ocean Oil Slick

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Coast Guard investigating oil sheen spotted off SoCal's Goleta Beach

A sheen of oil covered the water off Goleta Beach in an area that was about half a mile by three miles on Wednesday afternoon. The cause remained unknown.

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Prosecutors charge teen with murder in death of 8-year-old

Missing California Girl

A 15-year-old boy was charged with murder, kidnapping and sexual assault in the death of an 8-year-old girl in an artists complex in a California beach town.

Education More

UC president advises lawmakers on deterring sexual assaults

Senate Health Committee Holds Hearing On Combating Sexual Assault

Janet Napolitano told a Senate committee that tackling the problem of sexual assaults on campus should begin with training for students on the first day of school.