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A glance at most dangerous places for pedestrians in Los Angeles

All busy streets are dangerous, particularly for non-car transportation like biking and walking. But some Los Angeles places are definitely more dangerous for pedestrians than others.

Collision data compiled by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) and other law enforcement agencies from... read more

San Francisco’s housing crisis persists

The city of San Francisco is losing rent-controlled apartments almost at the same rate as it is adding new affordable units, a study reported by the San Francisco Chronicle revealed.

According to the San Francisco's Housing Balance Report, nearly 5,500 apartments were removed from the so-... read more

Venomous snake missing from San Francisco Zoo exhibit

San Francisco Zoo authorities have announced that a small venomous snake is missing from its newly opened multimillion-dollar South American Tropical Rainforest exhibit.

The popular zoo opened the South American Tropical Rainforest exhibit last Saturday, but a venomous snake, a Baron's... read more

Frozen embryos at center of California divorce war

Multiple cryogenically frozen and preserved embryos are at the center of a divorce war in California, and a court ruling in the case is expected to determine how the state will deal with such legal conflicts in the future.

On the eve of their wedding in September 2010, Stephen Findley and... read more

California woman killed in ice-caves collapse identified

The woman who lost her life in the partial collapse of the Big Four Ice Caves earlier this week has been identified as Anna L. Santana -- a 34-year-old resident of Southern California and mother of four.

Officials confirmed on Thursday that Santana was killed in Monday's partial collapse... read more

Guests at three San Diego hotels suffer payment card security breach

Evans Hotels, the operator of three San Diego hotels, has confirmed that a security breach occurred between September 2014 and March 2015 led to unauthorized charges on guests' payment cards.

The operator of the Catamaran Resort, Bahia Resort and The Lodge at Torrey Pines said it received... read more

Los Angeles USD to educate students about dangers of ‘sexting’

In response to increasing danger of sexting, the Los Angeles Unified School District has decided to educate students about the dangers of sharing sexually explicit photos via texting or the Internet.

School district officials confirmed that a broad plan will be rolled out to educate... read more

Boy hit by plane dubbed ‘miracle dude’ by mother

The 12-year-old boy who suffered head and facial injuries after being hit by a small plane on Carlsbad State Beach on Saturday has been dubbed as a "miracle dude" by his mother.

Nicholas Baer was enjoyed and celebrating the Fourth of July holiday on Saturday afternoon when a single-... read more

Fireworks at California block party injure at least 5 people

A block party organized in the central California city of Hollister to celebrate the 239th anniversary of the Unites States' Declaration of Independence tuned into a horrible experience for many after fireworks sent many people to the hospital.

A spokesperson for Hollister City Police... read more

Fireworks burn tree, damage two homes in Sacramento

Fireworks set off during July Fourth celebrations engulfed a dry tree in flames and caused minor damages to a couple of homes in Sacramento, California, last Saturday night, the city's fire department confirmed.

Sacramento City Fire Department spokesperson Roberto Padilla said that... read more

July 4 terror alert highest since 9/11 in Los Angeles

The level of concern over a potential terror attack on July 4 has reached the highest level for the city of Los Angeles since 9/11, the Los Angeles Police Department has warned.

July 4, 2015, will mark the 239th anniversary of the Unites States' Declaration of Independence; security... read more

California family survives weird encounter with dolphin

An attempt to watch dolphins in their natural habitat turned an unpleasant experience for a California family when a dolphin jumped into their boat and crashed into a woman, leaving her with broken ankles.

Dirk Frickman, his wife Chrissie Frickman and their two kids were enjoying natural... read more

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