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Surge of desert surf parks stirs questions in dry California

Hours from the California coast, surfers are hoping one of the next spots where they can catch a wave is in the desert. At least four large surf lagoons are proposed for the region around Pa...

California theme park closures hit jobs, shops, budget

California’s amusement parks have been pining to reopen for months, hoping to bring back thousands of workers sent home in March when the coronavirus pandemic forced them to close their gate...

U.S. evacuees ‘relieved’ about quarantine on military base

RIVERSIDE, California – Nearly 200 Americans evacuated from China because of the new virus are “very relieved’ to be quarantined at a military base in Southern California for two weeks, one ...

Iconic glass-paned church converted to Catholic cathedral

GARDEN GROVE, Calif. – An iconic glass-paned church in Southern California that once housed a booming televangelist ministry has been transformed into a cathedral to give the region’s Cathol...

Flight attendant detained by immigration on return to U.S.

A Texas flight attendant who was enrolled in the government’s program for “Dreamers” flew to Mexico for work and was stopped by immigration authorities who forced her to spend more than a mo...

Colorado man arrested in girl’s 1973 killing in California

SANTA ANA, Calif. – Authorities have arrested a man on suspicion of killing a Southern California girl more than 45 years ago. Orange County District Attorney Todd Spitzer said at...

California beach town’s shift to marijuana creates a stink

CARPINTERIA, Calif. This picturesque coastal town cradled by mountains and sandy shores is a scene out of a Southern California postcard. Residents of Carpinteria say they feel lu...

Report hints at immigration policy woes

Many of those in U.S. illegally live in cities that may offer sanctuary to immigrants

Help wanted: Bilingual teachers for California schools

LOS ANGELES – While Californians passed a ballot measure to bring back bilingual education in the upcoming school year, educators say a challenge to getting the programs started will be find...

San Bernardino recalls terror attack with silence, speakers

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. – At the moment when shooters unleashed terror on San Bernardino a year ago, county employees remembered their fallen colleagues with a moment of silence late Friday m...

Children’s asylum rates vary by region

Attorneys say process shouldn’t be ‘crapshoot’

Manson family member approved for parole after 4 decades

CHINO, Calif. – A California panel recommended parole Thursday for former Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten more than four decades after she went to prison for the notorious killing...