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Authorities raided a suspected chop shop in Oakland on September 30, 2014. (Alameda County Regional Auto Theft Task Force)

Study Links Spike In California Auto Thefts With Flood Of Inmates Released Early

A new study says California continues to see a spike in auto thefts since a change in prison policy four years ago forced many local jails to release more inmates early.

05/20/2015

Flames erupt after a gas line explosion near Highway 99 in northwest Fresno, April 17, 2015. (Natalie/@bluelove011)

Inmate Hurt In Fiery Pipeline Explosion At Fresno Sheriff’s Gun Range Dies

Jeremiah Espino, 52, of Sanger, suffered severe injuries in the April 17 blast and died at a hospital on Monday afternoon.

05/12/2015

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California Citrus Growers Trimming, Painting Trees To Deal With Drought

Growers in Fresno have sawed off large portions of their trees because there’s not enough water to keep the dense canopies alive, and spray painting them with a diluted latex paint that acts as a sunblock.

05/05/2015

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21st Century Crop Dusting: FAA Approves Large Drone Use On Farms

A drone large enough to carry tanks of fertilizers and pesticides has won rare approval from federal authorities to spray crops in the United States.

05/05/2015

Flames erupt after a gas line explosion near Highway 99 in northwest Fresno, April 17, 2015. (Natalie/@bluelove011)

Multiple Injuries Reported In Major Gas Line Explosion In Fresno County

The Fresno County Sheriff says 11 people were injured in a large gas-pipeline explosion that shut down Highway 99 in the area.

04/17/2015

(Fresno Fire Department)

Firefighters Rescue Puppy From 50-Foot Deep Well In Fresno

Firefighters lowered a knotted rope into the hole and looped it around the puppy’s legs and torso and pulled him to safety.

04/08/2015

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San Francisco, Oakland School Districts Apply For Waiver On No Child Left Behind Requirements

School district officials in San Francisco and Oakland applied for a waiver to free them from the educational requirements of the nation’s No Child Left Behind law.

04/01/2015

(Soo Jilee)

Fresno Firefighter Severely Burned After Falling Through Fiery Roof

A Fresno firefighter was hospitalized with severe burns Sunday after falling through a roof while battling a house fire, authorities said.

03/30/2015

Michael Dahl was last seen in the Lower Yosemite Falls area on Saturday about 10 a.m.

Marin Man Who Went Missing In Yosemite National Park For 2 Days Found Safe

A 20-year-old Marin County man missing for two days in Yosemite National Park has been found alive.

03/23/2015

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Woman’s Body, Animal Remains Found Burned In Converted Squaw Valley Barn

A charred woman’s body and burned animal remains were found in a barn that burned in Central California over the weekend.

03/23/2015

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