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Seven media groups won "Grand Slam" honors in the annual Associated Press Sports Editors' writing and sections contest that was held this week.
A Silicon Valley city has approved a plan to let Facebook pay for a full-time sworn police officer to work out of a substation near the social media giant's new campus.
A Northern California teenager charged in the alleged thrill-killing of a high school classmate told police his religion, Satanism, allowed him to kill and he had already killed a rabbit and a cat, according to a recently released transcript of his interview with investigators.
Prosecutors have declined to charge a veteran Northern California firefighter who was arrested in a drug sting with child molestation, but still plan to pursue felony charges of selling and possessing methamphetamine against him.
A group of current and former students at the University of California, Berkeley, have filed a federal complaint against the school over how it handles sexual assaults.
A Northern California water district will require residents, businesses and farmers to cut their dependence on Lake Mendocino water by half beginning next month.
Stanford University is eliminating sales of cigarettes, chewing tobacco and e-cigarettes starting next month.
California health officials warned that 243 people in the state have died from the flu this season, and authorities are investigating an additional 41 deaths this year as possibly flu-related.
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