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Man Struck, Killed After Falling From Highway Ramp In San Jose; Suicide SuspectedA 26-year-old man fell from the transition ramp between southbound Interstate 680 and southbound Highway 101 and was struck by a car early Sunday morning.
Kern County Wildfire Burns 150 Homes; 1,100 Firefighters Battle Deadly BlazeCrews are busy counting the homes incinerated by a fire raging through rural communities around Lake Isabella in Kern County.
Passengers In Small SUVs May Be At Higher Risk In CollisionsNew crash tests found that passengers may be at higher risk than the driver in collisions involving small SUVs.
Leaked Documents Show Some Uber Drivers Barely Making Ends MeetUber is coming under increased scrutiny after leaked documents indicated their drivers really don't make all that much money.
Classic Cars Showcase History, Personal StoriesMore than 100 classic cars will be on display at the Summerfest Auto Show in Lone Tree, Colo.
Fiat Chrysler Adds Maseratis To Transmission RecallFiat Chrysler is adding 13,000 Maseratis to a recall of vehicles with confusing gear shifters like one in the SUV that crushed and killed Star Trek actor Anton Yelchin.
VW To Pay Owners Up To $7K In Wake Of $10B Diesel Emissions ScandalVolkswagen will pay owners of its polluting diesel cars up to seven thousand dollars and agree to fund a grant program to offset air pollution.
Hollywood Star's Death Speeds Up Jeep RecallFiat Chrysler is speeding up a recall of 1.1 million vehicles with confusing gear shifters like one in the SUV that crushed and killed Star Trek actor Anton Yelchin.
Kia Edges Out Other Carmakers In J.D. Power Reliability Ranking SurveyA national survey of new-car buyers found that reliability is improving for most automakers.
Bay Area Startup Aims To Equip Older Model Cars With Backup CamerasCars are like rolling time capsules – typically equipped with whatever hardware and software they had when first manufactured. But, a Bay Area company run by a former Apple employee wants to help drivers of older cars retrofit a safety device that’s standard on many new cars.
25,000 Auto Burglaries Cost San Francisco Drivers $19 MillionIt can be easy to spot shards of car glass in San Francisco as an epidemic of auto burglaries plagues the city.
Man Cited For DUI After Head-On Crash On Sonoma County HighwayA 25-year-old man was cited on suspicion of DUI after a head-on collision early Sunday morning on state Highway 116 in unincorporated Sonoma County, according to the California Highway Patrol.

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