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(CBS)

30 Hurt In Commuter Train Derailment, 4th Train Versus Vehicle Crash In 24 Hours

At least 30 people were injured when a Southern California Metrolink train derailed Tuesday morning after colliding with a tractor trailer on the tracks in Ventura County, in the fourth rail versus vehicle crash in the state within 24 hours.

02/24/2015

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Towed Helicopter Crashes Onto Lanes Of Southern California Freeway

A helicopter being towed behind a semi struck a freeway overpass and crashed into lanes, hitting at least two vehicles in Southern California.

02/20/2015

Reese Witherspoon in "Wild" (credit: Fox Searchlight Pictures)

Pacific Crest Trail Expects More Hikers Thanks To Reese Witherspoon and ‘Wild’

Thanks to “Wild” starring Academy award-winner Reese Witherspoon, more hikers are taking on the PCT.

01/26/2015

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California Pharmacies Rationing Prescription Strength Cough Syrup In Busy Flu Season

Pharmacies in the Bay Area are rationing the cough syrup that doctors prescribe for upper respiratory infections due to the severe flu season.

01/19/2015

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9 Sickened With Measles After December Disneyland Visits, Including Alameda Co. Resident

An Alameda County resident contracted measles after visiting a theme park in Southern California last month, public health officials announced on Wednesday.

01/07/2015

Snow covers a California road in this file photo. (CBS)

2014 Going Out Under Blanket Of Snow In Parts Of Southern California

The cold weather and strong winds making for a chilly end to 2014 in the Bay Area are making for a white New Year’s Eve in parts of Southern California.

12/31/2014

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Twitter Rumbles After Moderate Quake Strikes Off SoCal Coast

A earthquake registering a preliminary magnitude of 3.9 struck near Catalina Island Tuesday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s automated seismograph alert network.

12/30/2014

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15 Lost Hikers From Church Group Found Safe In SoCal Wilderness

Fifteen hikers from a church group who failed to return from a weekend hike in the Southern California mountains were found safe by helicopter search crew Monday morning.

11/10/2014

A general view of the Malibu ocean and beach atmosphere during huge swells generated by hurricane Marie Reach on August 27, 2014 in Malibu, California.  (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Waves From Hurricane Marie Heading To Bay Area, But Not The Monsters Than Clobbered Southern California

The monster waves battering Southern California generated by Hurricane Marie were forecast to move into Northern California over the weekend and Monday, generating increased wave heights, but likely not the 15-foot breakers that damaged homes and piers.

08/28/2014

A van stuck in the mud after flash flooding in San Bernardino County. (CBS)

1 Dead, Thousands Stranded After SoCal Thunderstorms And Mudslides

Thunderstorms that swept across Southern California on Sunday led to the death of one person and caused mountain mudslides that stranded more than 2,000 others, authorities said.

08/04/2014

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