California's first wiki bill vetoed, but assemblyman plans more

Assemblyman Mike Gatto worked to draft the United States' first bill drafted by the public on a wiki-style Web page — but California Gov. Jerry Brown has vetoed it.

Nuestra Familia: 10 years inside one of California's powerful gangs

One journalist spent years with direct access to life inside a Salinas gang called Nuestra Family, recording both the mundane and the chilling details of its activities.

San Diego school district will get rid of controversial armored vehicle

San Diego officials had said the 18-ton MRAP would be used only as a rescue vehicle, in extreme circumstances — but that didn't satisfy the plan's critics.


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'Angel City' time-lapse video tours viewers through nighttime LA

A new time-lapse video taken around Los Angeles takes viewers around L.A. in sped-up nighttime shots over the course of four minutes, from Griffith Observatory to downtown.

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Rand Paul urges California GOP to try new tactics

2012 Republican National Convention: Day 3

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul is urging California Republicans to find new voters by embracing voting rights, reforming criminal drug sentences and talking to minorities.

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King Fire: Teams assess damage as California wildfire grows

The King Fire Continues To Burn East Of Sacramento

Officials say assessment teams will be checking to see how many structures have been destroyed or damaged from a massive wildfire that is threatening thousands of homes.