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California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States. With 39.6 million residents, 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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The report said sensitive personal information of victims of the 2017 California wildfires and three hurricanes was needlessly shared with a contractor.
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A man on a California most wanted list for seven years was arrested in Utah this week after local police found him tied to a fraudulent $3 purchase.
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The misstep has put the survivors of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria and the California wildfires "at increased risk of identity theft and fraud."
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The victims affected include survivors of Hurricanes Harvey​, Irma​ and Maria​ and the 2017 California wildfires
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New Jersey's attorney general on Friday sued a California company, accusing it of conducting illegal "ghost gun" sales, in what he said was the first lawsuit by..
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Select CVS stores in Alabama, California, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland and Tennessee are selling some hemp-derived CBD products.
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Several Democratic presidential candidates will skip the American Israel Public Affairs Committee's policy conference this year after a prominent progressive..
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A bobcat that survived a Southern California wildfire has been hit and killed by a car, officials say.
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Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., filed a $250 million lawsuit earlier this week against Twitter and a number of parody accounts. Now, one dedicated to a cow has..
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When the California congressman sued the account, it had 1,200 followers. That quickly ballooned to 467,000, more than his own following.
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After Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., file a $250 million lawsuit against Twitter and some users, late-night comics pointed out the absurdity of this.
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BERLIN (AP) — Shares in Germany’s Bayer have plunged after a U.S. jury found the Roundup weed killer was a substantial factor in a California man’s cancer..
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California officials are rolling out a plan to remove more dead trees and underbrush in forests statewide to beat back wildfire danger. However, some scientists..
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Researchers from Scripps Institution of Oceanography in California have created an updated topographical map of the seafloor called SRTM15+V2.0, showing many..
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The unanimous verdict in federal court in San Francisco came in a lawsuit filed against Roundup's manufacturer, agribusiness giant Monsanto.
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Seven states, including California and Arizona, agreed to voluntarily cut their water use. But as the climate warms, any victory may be short-lived.
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A rare "super bloom" is attracting thousands of people to Lake Elsinore, California. But fans are getting too close to the phenomenon. Jamie Yuccas explains.
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It's the second verdict finding the active ingredient, glyphosate, led to non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in a California man
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A jury in federal court in San Francisco has concluded that Roundup weed killer was a substantial factor in a California man's cancer. The unanimous verdict on..
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The University of Southern California said it may expel students tied to a brazen U.S. college-admissions scam after reviewing their records, which could lead..
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Tuesday: U.C. Irvine has become a hot N.C.A.A. tournament pick; the military construction projects that could be raided to fund Trump’s wall; and a lawsuit..
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A rare phenomenon attracted so many visitors to a Southern California town that officials declared a public safety emergency
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A rare phenomenon attracted so many visitors to a Southern California town that officials declared a public safety emergency. The "Super Bloom" has drawn tens of..
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The small town of Lake Elsinore has become so popular it's now a crisis after tens of thousands of tourists flocked to the area to see the "super bloom" of vivid..
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About 150,000 people over the weekend flocked to see this year's rain-fed flaming orange patches of poppies lighting up the hillsides near Lake Elsinore, about a..
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The town of Hillsborough, Calif., has sued its owner, the media mogul Florence Fang, to force the removal of dinosaur statues and other renovations to the..
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Police in a seaside California city have alerted local schools to two "virtual kidnap" cases in 24 hours, The Associated Press reports. Laguna Beach police say..
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Peru's former president, Alejandro Toledo, considered a fugitive in Peru, was arrested for being drunk in public in California and released early on Monday,..
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Tourists hoping to photograph a bloom of wild poppies briefly shut down a California canyon.
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From Times Square in New York to the Hollywood sign in California, see which landmarks have been tagged the most on Instagram.
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Monday: Efforts to better remember the lynching of Mexicans in the West; Rick Singer, the pied piper of the college admissions scandal; and closed poppy fields
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A California city called it a public safety emergency using hashtags like #PoppyShutdown, #PoppyNightmare, #IsItOverYet, and #HanginthereLE
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The Associated PressINDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Roger Federer came out playing like his legendary self. Dominic Thiem needed a set to adjust to what he was..
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Southwest Airlines held a celebration for their inaugural Hawaiian flight from Oakland, California to Honolulu. The airline will add daily flights between..
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Southwest's first Hawaii flight was Flight 6808 from Oakland to Honolulu. The airline initially is offering daily service from Oakland and San Jose,..
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Southwest Airlines launched service to Hawaii with its inaugural flight from Oakland, California, to Honolulu on March 17.
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How the Auto Club 400 played out Sunday at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif.
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A San Francisco Bay Area town is suing the owner of a home decorated with “The Flintstones” dinosaur sculptures, alleging she violated local laws.
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All the information you need to get ready for Sunday's NASCAR Cup Series Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif.
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Dr. Thomas Burchard, 71, died from blunt force injury to the head and his death was ruled a homicide.
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PG&E Corp is close to naming a new chief executive officer and revamping its board backed by some of its largest investors, the Wall Street Journal said on..
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INDIAN WELLS, Calif. — Milos Raonic fell one win short of making it a true Canada day on BNP Paribas Open championship Sunday. The No. 13 seed from Thornhill,..
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INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Dominic Thiem outlasted Milos Raonic 7-6 (3), 6-7 (3), 6-4 on Saturday to reach the BNP Paribas Open final after Roger Federer..
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Apple teased their first event of 2019 with two words, "It's showtime." The event will take place March 25th in Cupertino, Calif.
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In 2016, Ernie Andrus became the oldest person to run across the country, from California to Georgia. Now at 95, he will start a new journey. Steve Hartman has..
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A big reservoir drain in northern California is attracting tourists as water from a winter of heavy rain and snow pours into the concrete spillway. The state is..
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There are 737 inmates on death row in California – most of any state in the nation
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California's new governor faces backlash from families of crime victims for halting all executions. There are 737 inmates on death row in California, most of any..
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Milos Raonic, of Canada, celebrates after winning a point against Miomir Kecmanovic, of Serbia, at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament Thursday, March 14,..
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The California senator’s time in the national spotlight has arguably been the shortest of any of her competitors Kamala Harris takes her time. Weaving between..
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Drought no more in California, paying panhandlers to clean up in Indiana, and more
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Tesla Inc unveiled its Model Y electric sports utility vehicle on Thursday evening in California, promising a much-awaited crossover that will face competition..
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Tesla Inc unveiled its Model Y electric sports utility vehicle on Thursday evening in California, promising a much-awaited crossover that will face competition..
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