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California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States. With 39.6 million residents across a total area of about 163,696 square miles (423,970 km2), California is the most populous U.S. state and the third-largest by area. The state capital is Sacramento. The Greater Los Angeles Area and the San Francisco Bay Area are the nation's second- and fifth-most populous urban regions, with 18.7 million and 9.7 million residents respectively. Los Angeles is California's most populous city, and the country's second-most populous, after New York City. California also has the nation's most populous county, Los Angeles County, and its largest county by area, San Bernardino County. The City and County of San Francisco is both the country's second-most densely populated major city after New York City and the fifth-most densely populated county, behind only four of the five New York City boroughs.

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Monday: The new curriculum could devolve into a political scrum, while still being great for engaging students. Also: Kamala Harris’s fund-raising turning..
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60 Minutes producers clear up misconceptions about the concentration of litter — including plastic — in the ocean between California and Hawaii
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In his first UFC bout since 2016, Nate Diaz defeated Anthony Pettis in a unanimous decision during UFC 241 at Honda Center in Anaheim, California.
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Singer-songwriter Molly Tuttle began playing guitar when she was eight. The California native joined her family band at 15, and then started a solo career,..
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Singer-songwriter Molly Tuttle began playing guitar when she was eight. The California native joined her family band at 15, and then started a solo career,..
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Singer-songwriter Molly Tuttle began playing guitar when she was eight. The California native joined her family band at 15, and then started a solo career,..
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At Monterey Car Week – which has been called “Woodstock on Wheels” -- visitors can catch a glimpse of some of the most rare and expensive cars in the..
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Heather Locklear has pleaded no contest to misdemeanor charges stemming from confrontations with first responders at California home in 2018.
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In its 56th lawsuit against Trump administration, California is challenging the new "public charge" rule that adds restrictions on legal immigration
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A federal judge in California on Friday urged the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and Volkswagen AG to resolve a civil suit stemming from its Dieselgate..
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Livermore is one of California's original and oldest wine regions with more than 50 tasting rooms that flank the charming town.
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The "Hollywood Ripper" murder trial verdict was read Thursday with the jury finding Michael Gargiulo guilty of two murders and guilty of one attempted murder in..
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A California man died from a taco eating competition during a Fresno Grizzlies baseball game. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has the story.
 
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Los Angeles Times political reporter Melanie Mason joined "Red & Blue" to discuss why longtime GOP stronghold Orange County, California, now has more registered..
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Tickets for Southwest's new Hawaii flights, including nonstop service from California to the Big Island, go on sale Thursday for as low as $99.
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The U.S. Coast Guard found 1,300 pounds of plastic-wrapped marijuana floating in the ocean near Santa Catalina Island off the California coast.
 
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It began as a lark among childhood friends, one a California winemaker. It has become a cultural exploration and, maybe, hope for an ailing industry.
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California woman Deborah Sue Culwell was recorded tossing seven newborn puppies into a recycling bin. She pleaded guilty in court Wednesday.
 
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A California mother is suing a charter school, alleging a bullying incident left her son with severe brain damage. The woman says school officials did nothing to..
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On a spectacular stretch of California coastline, vineyards, gorgeous beaches, markets and Mission-style architecture beckon.
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A California mother is suing a Los Angeles school district, alleging that her son's middle school didn't do enough to protect him from being bullied.
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Around 200 inmates began fighting Wednesday at the prison in Soledad, California. Guards fired tear gas and rifle rounds to break up the riot.
 
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The man who opened fire during a traffic stop just off a Southern California freeway had a long and violent criminal history.
 
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The lawsuit says that the new rule issued by the president on Monday would force immigrants to forgo critical safety nets.
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Tyson's ranch in California is producing all sorts of cannabis products in a state where the drug is legal. He's also enjoying what he's growing.
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Questions remain about the gunman who killed a California Highway Patrol officer after a traffic stop escalated into a shootout. But police said the gunman..
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Could a stranger have stumbled on the Friedli home on a mountain above a California desert -- or did the killer know where to find them?
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A jury awarded $13.25 million to three former psychiatric patients in a sexual misconduct case involving Vista del Mar Hospital.
 
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The rule would make it easier for the government to reject green cards and temporary visas for legal immigrants who use public benefits
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Twenty-two states, including New York and California, and seven cities on Tuesday sued to challenge the Environmental Protection Agency's replacement of the..
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Police are investigating why a man suddenly opened fire just off a freeway in Riverside, California. A California Highway Patrol officer was killed.
 
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Lady Gaga has partnered with DonorsChoose.org and her own Born This Way Foundation to fully fund classroom projects in El Paso, Dayton, and Gilroy, California,..
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A traffic stop in California turned into a gun battle that killed a highway patrol officer Monday night. Witnesses say a man grabbed a rifle from his pickup..
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A gunman opens fire during a traffic stop east of Los Angeles, killing an officer and peppering cars with bullets. Also, civilians in Australia tackle a man with..
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Louisiana’s new poet laureate brings unusual credentials, bear lands on deputy’s car in California, and more
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A California Highway Patrol (CHP) officer was killed along with the suspect in the shooting and two other officers were wounded during a shootout in southern..
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The gunman was also killed in the shootout in Riverside, according to local media reports.
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An investigation by the Los Angeles Times found a 62% increase in the number of complaints against California physicians for sexual misconduct.
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A California science teacher explained to 7th graders it was Mx. not Mr. with a 'gender unicorn' graphic. Parents complained. The school ended it.
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California first responders showed off their speed in the "T-Rex Race" at the Nevada County Fair.
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In El Paso, Texas, there are books for third-grade students, many of whom have none at home. Disabled students in Dayton, Ohio, will get bouncy chairs to help..
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Inside the international manhunt for the California man charged with killing his wife and staging a kidnapping plot, new details of the man's years on the run..
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Lady Gaga is funding classrooms in Dayton, Ohio; El Paso, Texas and Gilroy, California after mass shootings occurred in the cities.
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