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Lawndale Man Checks Powerball Tickets On April Fool’s Day And Is Laughing All The Way To The Bank

Daniel Rambo told California Lottery officials he was instantly in a state of shock when the machine read $782,673.


Everett Lamkin purchased this winning scratcher and is $200,000 richer. (credit: CA

OC Man Loses At Casino And Still Comes Home $200K Richer

His casino experience was pretty much a bust.


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El Camino Real High School Celebrates State Academic Decathlon Win

El Camino Real High School Monday welcomed home their academic decathlon team after they won the state competition over the weekend.

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Mega Millions Ticket Worth $505K Sold In San Gabriel Valley

The jackpot for next Tuesday’s drawn now climbs to $154 million.


Chi Ngoc Bui was followed home and killed by robbers after winning big at Hawaiian Gardens Casino.

2 Plead Guilty To Killing Hawaiian Gardens’ Casino Winner

A man and woman have pleaded guilty to killing a gambler they followed after he won $10,000 at a Southern California casino.


Professor Andy Herren handily won "Big Brother" Wednesday evening. (credit: CBS)

‘Big Brother’ Andy Wins Season 15

In the end, the professor schooled his housemates.


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Winning $400M Powerball Ticket Sold — In South Carolina

Two Californians came mighty close.


Miss California (Crystal Lee, in purple) congratulates a shocked Nina Davuluri, the former Miss New York who is now Miss America. (credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images Entertainment)

Miss California Is Runner-Up To 1st Miss America Of Indian Heritage

Moments after winning the 2014 Miss America crown, Nina Davuluri described how delighted she is that the nearly century-old pageant sees beauty and talent of all kinds.


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Powerball Ticket Worth Nearly $870K Sold In Los Angeles

No tickets matched all six numbers in Wednesday’s Powerball draw but a lucky LA resident is now nearly $870,000 richer.


A ticket holder in Playa Del Rey is a cool $206,325 richer after winning Fantasy 5 Saturday. (credit: CA

Fantasy 5 Ticket Worth $206K Sold In Playa Del Rey

One ticket holder in Playa Del Rey is more than $200,000 richer after matching all five numbers in Saturday’s Fantasy Five draw.


Linda Lou Stephens, 60, of Huntington Beach prayed for enough money to get buy. Her prayers are answered. (credit: CBS)

Jobless Huntington Beach Woman, 60, Wins Nearly $300K In Powerball

A Huntington Beach woman who was unemployed for two years and barely making ends meet, won nearly $300,000 in Wednesday’s Powerball draw.


A customer holds $140 worth of Powerball tickets that he just purchased on May 17, 2013 in San Francisco, California. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Powerball Jackpot Swells To $400M, California Player Wins $1M

No one matched all six numbers in Saturday’s Powerball draw and the estimated jackpot for next Wednesday is $400 million.


A customer holds $140 worth of Powerball tickets that he just purchased on May 17, 2013 in San Francisco, California. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Powerball Jackpot Grows To $166M

The jackpot for next Wednesday’s Powerball draw has grown to an estimated $166 million.


Jason Leffler was killed Wednesday in New Jersey. (credit: Tyler Barrick/Getty Images Sport)

Veteran NASCAR Driver From Long Beach Killed In NJ Crash

A NASCAR driver from Long Beach was killed Wednesday in a crash on a dirt track in Bridgeport, New Jersey.

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Ticket In Alhambra Wins $477K On Powerball

One ticket holder in Alhambra is $477,969 richer from matching 5/6 numbers in Saturday’s Powerball draw.