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California, US

Sheriff's officials say 3 California correctional deputies have been arrested on suspicion of murder in the death of San Jose inmate - @ABC7

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California, US

California to end decades-long program of isolation for most imprisoned gang leaders - @AP

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Rough Fire in Cedar Grove, Calif.

Rough Fire east of Fresno, Calif., jumps to more than 77,000 acres; becomes largest wildfire in state, local media reports - @warmstrongabc30

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California, US

RT @RinaNakanoTV: #BREAKING. @FresnoSheriff says Remote drones provided by @CalGuardRRB were used to help locate missing hiker #MiyukiHarwo… - @FOX40


California drought 2014-2015

State board: California cities cut July water use by 31%, exceeding Gov. Jerry Brown's mandate - @AP

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California, US

#BREAKING: OIS in Oakland at MacArthur & Van Buren closes streets due to police activity. http://t.co/rgVBjdy4bN http://t.co/0eq4t3wBx4 - @nbcbayarea



Major gaps in IT security are leaving many California state agencies vulnerable to hacking, audit finds - @AP

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crime & courts

US Appeals Court upholds racketeering conviction against California private investigator Anthony Pellicano over illegal wiretapping - @Reuters

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California, US

Panel of 3 judges appointed by Democrats to review constitutionality of California's death penalty system - @latimes

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California, US

California lawmakers approve measure to restrict use of drones over private property without owner's permission - @latimes

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auto travel

Man dies after being run over by WWII-era tank in California - @NBCNews

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Dozens of firefighters from Australia, New Zealand head to Western US states to battle wildfires - @STcom

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California, US

California State Senate approves legislation that would require laboratories to offer research cats and dogs for adoption - @latimes

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California, US

Officials have photographic evidence of 1st wolf pack in California since 1924 - @CaliforniaDFW

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Ride service app controversies

California prosecutors say Uber's background checks missed convicts - @ReutersTech

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California drought 2014-2015

Report on impact of California drought finds groundwater pumping causes land to sink faster than in past - @AP

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California, US

Over 13,000 firefighters battling 19 active wildfires across California - @CALFIRE_PIO

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Rocky Fire in Lake County, Calif.

Rocky Fire in Lake County, Calif., which burned 69,438 acres is 100% contained - @CALFIRE_PIO

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California, US

3 California Highway Patrol officers, prominent attorney and 5 others arrested in connection to death of Turlock, Calif., man who disappeared in 2012 - @FOX40

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Point Reyes National Seashore, Inverness, CA, US

Coast Guard searching Pacific Ocean for pilot of experimental plane after overnight crash 460 miles off Point Reyes, Calif - @NBCNews

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