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Monkeypox A ‘State Of Emergency;’ Dogs Maul Man To Death: CA Stories

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Take a look at some of this week’s top news stories from across the state.

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California Declares State Of Emergency As Monkeypox Cases Near 800

Gov. Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency as the state nears 800 monkeypox cases.

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2nd CA Child Tests Positive For Monkeypox In SoCal

A pediatric monkeypox case identified in Long Beach is thought to be the second in California.

Should CA Teachers Be Armed? Patch Readers Weigh In

After the deadliest shooting on an elementary school campus in a decade, discussions over whether teachers should be armed have resurfaced.

Geico Shutters All CA Locations, Hundreds Laid Off: Reports

The American insurance giant closed dozens of its offices, leaving swaths of Golden State workers without jobs.

4 CA Ice Cream Shops Named Among Best Creameries In US: Report

A scoop of Golden State ice cream shops were ranked among the 40 best creameries in the nation. Here’s what sets them apart.

NorCal Kaiser Permanente Workers Poised To Announce Indefinite Strike

More than 2,000 mental health workers and therapists are threatening to strike amid crushing workloads and long wait times for patients.

Sunscreen Sold In CA Recalled Over Possible Cancer-Causing Chemical

With perfect beach weather in the forecast, you may want to check which brand of sunscreen is in your bag.

McKinney Fire: Death Toll Rises To 4 In California’s Largest Wildfire

Search teams found two more bodies in separate homes within the McKinney Fire perimeter, bringing the total to four, authorities say.

San Bernardino County Couple Die In Fire While Rescuing Pets: Grandson

Relatives remembered Carol and James Carty, who said they loved animals and rescued them all the way until their deaths in San Bernardino.

Dogs Maul CA Man To Death, Bite Second Person Who Tried To Help

Police say dogs escaped a home and attacked a California man walking through the neighborhood. He died of his injuries.

Loader Falls On, Crushes Worker In Los Angeles, Firefighters Say

A worker died when a skid-steer loader he was unloading off a vehicle fell on him, the Los Angeles Fire Department says.

Nancy Pelosi’s Husband Arraigned On DUI Charges, Pleads Not Guilty: DA

Paul Pelosi, 82, had an attorney appear on his behalf for the arraignment held in Napa County Superior Court.

RivCo Sheriff Slammed By 3 Assemblymembers Over ‘Reckless’ Comments

The state lawmakers’ action follows alleged vandalism over the weekend of the Riverside Historic Courthouse at 4050 Main St.

Sheriff Bianco’s Vandalism Allegations ‘False,’ Councilmember Claims

Abortion rights protesters are accused of vandalizing the Riverside Historic Courthouse. Bianco alleged a councilwoman supported it.

Santa Ana ‘Detective Of The Year’ Charged In Child Sex Sting: OCDA

The detective was with sending graphic messages to a civilian decoy who pretended to be a 14-year-old girl in Orange County.

SDSU Investigates Alleged Rape By Football Players

The allegations center around a suspected rape at an off-campus party on Oct. 16, 2021, allegedly perpetrated by five football players.

Ex-Grossmont Union Teacher Arrested After Sex Misconduct Allegations

Police arrested a former Granite Hills High School teacher on felony and misdemeanor charges, Grossmont Union High School District said.

42 Pounds Of Cocaine Recovered During ‘Small-Time’ Drug Dealer Bust

San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department investigators uncovered $700K of drugs. One Grand Terrace man was arrested at the scene.

$10 Dispute Triggers Fatal Peninsula Stabbing: Cops

Darnell Mckean, 46 of East Palo Alto, was arrested on suspicion of murder, authorities said.

San Diego Padres Agree To Trade For Nationals Superstar Juan Soto: Report

The San Diego Padres reportedly reached an agreement to trade for superstar outfielder Juan Soto.

Tributes Pour In For Late Vin Scully, Dodgers Voice For 67 Years

Tributes poured in for Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully, who died at 94. Scully was the team’s voice for 67 years.

William Shatner Beams Over Gilroy’s Decency After Lost Wallet Returned

The Star Trek celebrity and Priceline pitchman thanked the fruit stand owners and local police in a tweet.

Tips Should After Kitten Thrown From Moving Car In San Diego

The 7-week-old kitten’s injuries were so severe that she needed to be euthanized, according to the San Diego Humane Society.

Injured Eaglet Reunited With Family At Del Valle Regional Park

A fledgeling eagle not fully able to fly was hurt when the tree carrying his nest fell, but he was nursed back to health.

Tourists Meet Massive Blue Whale Off Newport Beach Coast: Video

Passengers aboard a small boat off the coast of Newport Beach were awed by a rare sight: a massive blue whale swimming beneath them.

Watch: 2 Young Deer Rescued From Drowning In Coachella Canal

The two exhausted-looking deer were plucked from the waterway in Indio.

Baby Sloth Born At San Diego Zoo

The baby sloth is “instinctually clinging to her mother, nursing and gaining strength each day,” the zoo said.

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