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First of 3 more storms hits California as drought retreats
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The worst area of drought in California has significantly narrowed to a small region northwest of Los Angeles that has stubbornly failed to benefit from Pacific storms that have drenched much of the state since the fall and were lining up again Wednesday....

$1.9 billion error adds to California deficit projection
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Gov. Jerry Brown's administration miscalculated costs for the state Medi-Cal program by $1.9 billion last year, an oversight that contributed to Brown's projection of a deficit in the upcoming budget, officials acknowledged this week....

American Humane investigating treatment of dog in film
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The organization that ensures animal safety in film and television productions said Wednesday it is investigating whether a frightened dog was forced into churning water during the making of "A Dog's Purpose."...

Alanis Morissette manager admits to $4.8M theft from singer
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The former business manager for Alanis Morissette admitted embezzling more than $7 million from the singer and other celebrities and agreed to plead guilty to federal charges, prosecutors said Wednesday....

Ex-LA Coliseum general manager gets probation in scandal
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The former general manager of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum has been sentenced to three years of probation for his role in a nearly $2 million embezzlement and bribery scandal involving the storied stadium....

Hawaii bill aims for 100 percent renewable transportation
HONOLULU (AP) -- Hawaii has the most aggressive renewable energy targets in the nation, aiming for its utilities to get 100 percent of their electricity from renewable sources by 2045....

California withdraws immigrant health care request
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- California officials on Wednesday withdrew their request to sell unsubsidized insurance policies to people who can't prove they're legally in the United States after learning the decision would fall to President-elect Donald Trump's administration....

Raccoons recover at California zoo after cross-country ride
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Baby raccoons that inadvertently hitched a cross-country ride to Northern California are recovering at the Oakland Zoo....

Video captures woman's rescue from snowy California ridge
MOUNT BALDY, Calif. (AP) -- Officials say a woman is recovering after a harrowing rescue caught on tape when she slid down a snow-covered ridge while hiking in Southern California....

President-elect Donald Trump escalates Tom Ford fashion dis
The Wynn Las Vegas hotel has stopped selling Tom Ford cosmetics and sunglasses and President-elect Donald Trump declared on television it is because of the designer's dis over dressing his wife, Melania....