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AP Top California Headlines At 1:54 a.m. PDT

Northern California wildfire forces evacuations
PLYMOUTH, Calif. (AP) -- A fast-moving wildfire in Northern California destroyed at least two structures and forced the evacuation of homes along a rural road east of Sacramento, authorities said Friday....

2 Fort Carson soldiers killed in Afghanistan
FORT CARSON, Colo. (AP) -- Two soldiers based at Fort Carson were killed when their vehicle was hit by an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan....

Police still investigating after burglar killed
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) -- Prosecutors Friday were waiting for the results of a police investigation into the killing of a burglar by an 80-year-old California homeowner who says he shot the woman in the back as she fled his home and ran down an alley, the district attorney's office said....

Priest in Guam removed over LA allegations
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A Roman Catholic priest has been removed from his post in Guam over allegations that he molested two boys four decades ago while serving in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, church officials said Friday....

California state senator facing additional charge
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A federal grand jury on Friday charged a California state senator with more felonies in addition to the eight counts he already faced in a sweeping organized crime and public corruption case centered in San Francisco's Chinatown....

Commission wants comments on use of blocked beach
HALF MOON BAY, Calif. (AP) -- California's Coastal Commission is seeking public comment on the use of a popular San Francisco Bay Area beach at the center of a lawsuit over public access....

APNewsBreak: Study recommends inmate immunity test
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Federal experts are recommending that California test inmates for immunity to a sometimes fatal soil-borne fungus before incarcerating them at two Central Valley state prisons where the disease has killed nearly three dozen inmates, according to a report obtained Friday by The Associated Press....

Defense Department employee gets 2 years in prison
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- A federal judge has sentenced a Defense Department supervisor who oversaw construction and service contracts at a Southern California Marine Corps base to two years in prison after he pleaded guilty to bribery and other charges....

California to have 4 (acting) governors in 4 days
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- California will have four governors in four days next week as top officials take turns temporarily leaving the state....

Designer: Bay Bridge bolts don't need replacing
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The chief designer of the new, $6.4 billion eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge says more than 2,000 bolts and rods on the span that have been called into question are safe and can remain in place, a newspaper reported....

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