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California, US

3 California grape farm workers died this week, possibly from heat-related illnesses, United Farm Workers says - KERO

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Sacramento, CA, US

Photo: Fuel tanks explode in car storage fire in South Sacramento, Calif. - @onscene911


Sacramento, CA, US

Video: Car storage yard fire continues to burn in South Sacramento, Calif. - @localnewsman


2016 Democratic National Convention

Photo: 'WikiLeaks' banner spotted among Bernie Sanders delegates in the California delegation - @jamiedupree

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2016 Democratic National Convention

Photo: Some in California delegation at DNC change 'Hillary' signs to read 'Liar' - @TheBradMielke

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Soberanes Fire in Monterey County, Calif., July 2016

Firefighters in California bracing for hotter temperatures, lower humidity Thursday as they battle Soberanes and Sand fires in southern part of state - AP

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US Western States, US

Chinese rocket re-entered atmosphere near California, around same time social media reports of bright object in sky, US Strategic Command spokeswoman says - AP

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2016 Democratic National Convention

California Gov. Jerry Brown, speaking at DNC: Donald 'Trump says global warming is a hoax. I say Trump is a fraud'

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California, US

California power grid operators ask residents to conserve power into Thursday evening as grid is stressed by hot weather - NBC Los Angeles

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2016 Democratic National Convention

Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., speaking at DNC: Donald Trump would have 'malice toward all and charity for none' - @leighmunsil

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2016 Democratic National Convention

Photo: Anti-Tim Kaine protest from some in California's delegation during DNC vote to nominate vice presidential candidate; were drowned out by 'Hillary' chants from her supporters - @ZekeJMiller

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California, US

Statewide Flex alert issued for California with officials requesting residents conserve energy - NBC San Diego


Soberanes Fire in Monterey County, Calif., July 2016

Photo: Firefighters continue fighting Soberanes Fire near Big Sur, Calif., in Monterey County - @CAL_FIRE


Sand Fire near Santa Clarita, Calif., July 2016

Acting California Gov. Tom Torlakson declares state of emergency for Los Angeles and Monterey Counties due to Sand Fire and Soberanes Fire

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Efforts to defund Planned Parenthood

Texas judge dismisses last remaining charge against 2 California anti-abortion activists who made undercover videos of Planned Parenthood - AP

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Fight against Islamic State militants

California man sentenced to 15 years for attempt to support Islamic State, lying for passport - AP

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United States

Charles Manson cult follower Leslie Van Houten denied parole on life sentence by California Governor Jerry Brown - NBC News

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Sand Fire near Santa Clarita, Calif., July 2016

Photo: Fire continues to burn across 3,300 acres in Santa Clarita, Calif. - @heyitskay33

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Leslie Van Houten

California Gov. Jerry Brown denies parole for former Charles Manson cult member Leslie Van Houten - @MattHjourno

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Medical device manufacturer Acclarent Inc., a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, to pay $18 million to settle false claims allegations - US Dept. of Justice