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San Bernardino sheriff's cars as they search for a man suspected of stealing a horse on April 9, 2015. A video has surfaced of the suspect being assaulted by deputies. (CBS)

$650,000 Settlement For Man Beaten By Deputies After Horse Chase In SoCal County

A California county has approved paying a $650,000 settlement to avoid a lawsuit by a man whose beating by deputies after a horse chase was captured on video.

04/21/2015

A sea lion pup. (NOAA)

Seal Or Sea Lion Pup Stolen From Southern California Beach

Los Angeles police say four people snatched either a seal or sea lion pup from a beach near the city’s international airport early Sunday.

04/19/2015

A rendering of a proposed stadium to be shared by the Oakland Raiders and San Diego Chargers in Los Angeles. (Source: Manica Architecture)

Oakland Raiders, San Diego Chargers Moving Forward With $1.7B Stadium To Share In SoCal

The Oakland Raiders Thursday night announced plans to share a stadium in Southern California with the San Diego Chargers if both NFL teams fail to find new stadium solutions in their hometowns.

02/19/2015

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Giant Kelp Forests Making Comeback After 2-Million Urchins Removed From SoCal Coast

An environmental group says decimated giant kelp forests in Southern California are returning to health after volunteers removed nearly 2 million urchins that devour the sea plants.

11/20/2014

A man spray-paints a lawn in Southern California during a severe drought. (CBS)

SoCal Homeowners Spray-Painting Lawns Green To Avoid Water Fees During Drought

Homeowners in Los Angeles are facing tough choices in keeping their lawns green during a devastating drought, pushing some far enough to spray paint them.

07/20/2014

Barry Bonds seen during the 2002 World Series

9 Most Crushing ‘#Beat LA’ Fails In NorCal Sports History

The Sharks have blown a three game lead in the opening round of the NHL playoffs and are on the verge of a nearly unprecedented collapse should they lose game seven of their series with the Los Angeles Kings. Would the most demoralizing loss in the history of the NorCal-SoCal sports rivalry? Hardly. Here are our picks, of the hardest losses to forget.

04/29/2014

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2 Earthquakes Shake Up Southern California

Two small earthquakes have struck Southern California within one minute of each other in Ventura County.

05/07/2013

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Moderate Earthquake Shakes Up SoCal

An earthquake has shaken a wide swath of Southern California but there’s no word of any damage.

03/11/2013