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The Opening Ceremony at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics. (photo by Steve Powell / Staff)

L.A., Bay Area Consider Joint Bid To Bring 2024 Olympics To California

With Boston out of the bidding, the dream of the 2024 Olympic games in California could still become a reality.

07/29/2015

A woman walks amid a channel of running water flowing down Rainbow Drive in Glendora, California, on December 2, 2014, amid a steady and sometimes heavy rainfall soaking southern California, where despite some minor flooding and slick roads, major mudslides or debris flows that had officials and residents on high alert in recent burn areas like Glendora have been avoided.  AFP PHOTO/Frederic J. BROWN        (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

July Rainfall Breaks Records From SoCal To Monterey County, But Won’t Bust California’s Drought

Despite California’s lingering drought, parts of Southern California all the way north to Monterey county received more than an inch of rain this past weekend, which is more than ten times what is normal for the entire month.

07/20/2015

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Lightning Strikes Force Emergency Landing At LAX, Closure Of SoCal Beaches

Lightning strikes have wreaked havoc on Southern California, forcing an airliner carrying 159 passengers to make an emergency landing at LAX, as well as the closure of about 70 miles of beaches.

07/18/2015

Team USA is welcomed home by 10,000 fans in Los Angeles after winning the Women's World Cup Title. (CBS)

10,000 Fans Party Like It’s 1999 In L.A. To Celebrate USA Women’s World Cup Win

An estimated 10,000 fans packed downtown Los Angeles Tuesday to welcome home the U.S. Women’s soccer team and celebrate their World Cup Title.

07/07/2015

A dolphin leaped onto a family’s boat in the waters off Dana Point in Southern California. (Photo courtesy OC Sheriff’s Dept.)

Dolphin Leaps Onto Boat, Breaks SoCal Woman’s Ankles

A dolphin leaped onto a boat in Southern California, crashing into a woman and breaking both her ankles.

07/01/2015

World Series - San Francisco Giants v Kansas City Royals - Game One

Bochy Left Behind In Enemy Territory By Team Bus After Giants Beat Dodgers

The man driving the Giants team bus on Friday is likely a bit chagrined by now, as reports surfaced Saturday that the bus left without manager Bruce Bochy.

06/21/2015

Tesla CEO Elon Musk unveiled his plans for a "Hyperloop" transportation system on August 12, 2013. Musk claimed the system would whisk passengers between San Francisco and Los Angeles in 30 minutes. (CBS)

SpaceX Is Building Hyperloop Test Track, Wants You To Create The Vehicle

SpaceX founder Elon Musk apparently wants to see through his idea for a futuristic high-speed transit system that could shuttle people between Los Angeles and San Francisco in only 30 minutes.

06/15/2015

Artist rendering of a California High-Speed Rail trail. (CA High-Speed Rail Authority)

Angry Opposition Groups Hope To Derail California High-Speed Rail At Board Meeting

The board behind California’s high-speed rail project could face fierce opposition Tuesday from community leaders, and Northern and Southern California residents who expect to be affected by construction of the bullet train.

06/09/2015

Enrique Iglesias  (Photo by Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images)

Enrique Iglesias Flown To SoCal Hospital After Drone Slices His Fingers During Concert In Tijuana

Concertgoers at Plaza de Toros de Playas posted photos on social media of Iglesias, 40, with blood all over his white T-shirt.

05/31/2015

An image of possible oil balls washed up on Manhattan Beach in Southern California.  (Source: CBS Los Angeles)

Popular SoCal Beach Closed Over Reports Of Oil Globs

A popular area of Manhattan Beach has been cordoned off Wednesday following a report that oil globs were washing ashore.

05/27/2015

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