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Heat Wave Expected To Bring Triple Digits To Valley Areas Through Saturday

A heat wave expected to last through Friday began rolling over Southern California Wednesday, with temperatures expected to reach triple digits and rain in some areas.

08/26/2015

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Budweiser Disputes New Beer Company Over ‘Queen Of Beers’ Slogan

A new beer, catering to women, is making a name for itself, but is causing a stir with Budweiser.

08/25/2015

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Woman Bit By Rattlesnake In Bathroom Of Orange County Home

A 66-year-old woman was hospitalized Tuesday night after she was bit in her own bathroom by a rattlesnake.

08/19/2015

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Pentagon To Provide Soldiers To Assist Agencies With Brush Fires Burning Across Calif.

The Pentagon is providing close to 200 active duty soldiers to assist local agencies battling nearly 20 wildfires burning across drought-stricken California.

08/17/2015

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Southern California Heat Wave Continues Into Third Day

Temperatures will continue to hover near the triple digits Monday, but forecasters say cooler weather will begin to move into the region soon.

08/17/2015

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Southern California Roasts Under Record Temperatures

Southern California’s heat wave intensified Friday, prompting people to seek relief at beaches, splash pads and community cooling centers.

08/15/2015

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Southern California Communities Welcome 7,000 Special Olympics Athletes

Many of the 100 Southern California communities hosting Special Olympic athletes from around the globe held welcoming events Wednesday night for their welcomed guests.

07/22/2015

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Fountain Valley Earns Top Water Conservation Spot In Orange County

While California residents continue the struggle of trying to conserve water through the drought, one local community raised the bar for water management.

07/22/2015

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Experts Say Predicted El Nino System May Do More Harm To California Than Good

While the predicted El Niño system, expected to arrive this Winter, may bring with it plenty of much-needed rain, some experts believe it may do more harm to the drought-ridden region than good.

07/20/2015

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Flash Flood Watch Remains In Effect Until 9 PM Across SoCal

Muggy conditions continued Monday following a wild weather day in Southern California.

07/20/2015

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Grocery Chain Haggen Reduces Staffing At Southern California Locations

The Haggen grocery chain is laying off employees and appears to be struggling as it expands into Southern California.

07/16/2015

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Shooting Kills Father Of SoCal Children Whose Mother Died In Ice Cave Collapse

Children of a Southern California woman killed in an ice cave collapse this month have now lost their father as well.

07/13/2015

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Consumer Groups Demand Gov. Brown Steps In As Gas Prices Continue To Soar In SoCal

Prices continued to soar Monday at gas stations across Southern California.

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Southern California Beaches Tested For Tar Balls After Spill

Cleanup commanders said Saturday that they sampled beaches nearby and as far away as Newport Beach in Orange County to see if oil from the spill was continuing to wash up.

07/11/2015

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