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California Gov. Newsom assaulted by 'aggressive' man on Oakland street

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Authorities have arrested a man on suspicion of assaulting Gov. Gavin Newsom during his visit to downtown Oakland Thursday. The California Highway Patrol, which provides security for Newsom, said the governor was walking to an event to promote small businesses when he was “approached by an aggressive individual." Officers removed Newsom from the situation and arrested the 54-year-old man.
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CAL FIRE Unit Rolls Over Responding to Fire in Auburn (CA)

According to a report from FOX40, a CAL FIRE vehicle rolled over Thursday night while responding to a “spot fire” in Auburn, California. According to Cal Fire NEU, the engine crashed on Mount Vernon Road as it was heading to the fire on Buffalo Road. The cause of the crash is unknown.
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Plane Crash Mystery Finally Solved

The California lake drought has revealed some interesting findings from the 1965 crash. The plane was found in the nearly empty Folsom LakeKTXL. As the lakes dry out in the California heat, they’re beginning to expose their secrets. The Piper Comanche 250 went missing on New Year’s Day 1965 with four people on board. The pilot’s body was found, but the three passengers were lost to the unknown.
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Plane at bottom of California lake is not from 1965 crash

A small plane recently spotted by sonar at the bottom of a Northern California lake is not the wreck of an aircraft that disappeared into the water after a midair collision in 1965, authorities said Wednesday. The possibility arose last week when wreckage was spotted by technicians testing sonar equipment...
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Newborn baby found in trash can at California park

LYNWOOD, Calif. — Authorities in California are searching for a person of interest after a newborn baby boy was discovered in a Lynwood trash can last week, multiple news outlets are reporting. According to KTLA and KTTV, the incident occurred about 8 a.m. Friday at Yvonne Burke-John D. Ham Park....
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California lawmaker introduces bill to strengthen enforcement against sideshows

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California could soon increase the punishment against those who are caught participating in “sideshows.”. Assemblyman Vince Fong said his bill, Assembly Bill 3, would make the punishment of participating in a sideshow the same as the punishment handed down for participating in an illegal street race, most notably by allowing a judge to suspend an offender's drivers license for up to six months.
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California teen dies after jet ski crash at Lake Havasu

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- A California teen died after a jet ski crash at Lake Havasu earlier this month. Jorge Contreras, 16, died June 15 at a Las Vegas hospital after the crash on June 12. Contreras was from Rialto, Calif. According to officials with Mohave County, Contreras was operating...
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Missing man from California has been found safe

A California resident who was reported missing on Thursday has been found safe, according to police. The Sterling Heights Police Department filed the Endangered Missing Advisory on Rick Gonzalez, 57, who was in Michigan visiting relatives. Gonzalez was reported missing after leaving the area of 14 Mile and Schoenherr roads on a black and blue Mongoose bike with oversized tires.
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California Launches Human Trafficking, Sexual Predator Apprehension Teams

California Attorney General Rob Bonta Friday formally launched new regional Human Trafficking and Sexual Predator Apprehension Teams and is encouraging law enforcement to reach out to the new program. Progressively stepping up their efforts since last year, the teams -- one covering Southern California and another targeting Northern California --...