Hahn, Napolitano vie for powerful Los Angeles county seat


The race to succeed current supervisor Don Knabe on the L.A. County Board of Supervisors pits one of his top deputies against a big name in L.A. politics.

Prop 65 and 67: California voters will decide fate of plastic bags


Plastic bag manufacturers have placed Propositions 67 and 65 on November's ballot in hopes of keeping their product in the nation's largest market.

Anaheim convention wants to be the Comic-Con of podcasting


The mission of this weekend's Now Hear This festival: Be podcasting's Comic-Con. The CEO of the company behind the festival argues it's the largest such event ever held.

CA10: Trump's Man

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Fact-check: DCCC claim on Denham's role in Trump hotel deal false


A new TV ad by a Democratic campaign committee describes Rep. Jeff Denham, R-Turlock, as Donald Trump’s "Man in Washington DC." We wanted to know whether the claim that Denham "helped broker" the hotel deal for Trump was true.

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California rules about violence against health workers could become a model


New workplace health rules in California would go beyond existing safety standards by requiring private health care facilities to develop scientific plans to mitigate risks of violence against workers.

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Nations agree to establish world's largest marine reserve in Antarctica

Boats sit on the beach at Bahia Almirantazgo in Antarctica. An agreement was reached on Friday to create the world's largest marine protected area in the ocean next to the frozen continent.

At 600,000 square miles, the sanctuary covers an area twice the size of Texas and is known as polar "Garden of Eden." This unanimous agreement is the result of years of negotiations.

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Pacific storm brings rain to California

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The Los Angeles region is still awaiting significant rain after the system's eastward progression stalled late Thursday, but flood watches are still posted for fire-scarred mountains.