California Gov. Gavin Newsom on shootings in state: ‘Only in America’ | USA TODAY

Seven people were killed at plant nurseries near Half Moon Bay, Calif., shortly after a gunman went on a shooting rampage in Monterey Park. RELATED: One day after meeting with victims’ families mourning a shooting rampage in Southern California, Governor…

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Monterey Park grieves, remember victims of Star Ballroom Dance Studio | USA TODAY

Mourners gather at Star Ballroom Dance Studio, the site where a gunman killed 11 people after a Lunar New Year’s Eve celebration. RELATED: Mass shooting in Monterey Park, California https://bit.ly/3R3M1sa The shooting happened Saturday night amid Lunar New Year festivities…

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State of emergency declared in California following massive storms | USA TODAY

Trees damaged homes and power lines, leaving thousands of people in the San Francisco Bay Area without power. RELATED: California man street surfs after heavy flooding in Santa Cruz https://bit.ly/3WMw6AE California declared a state of emergency Wednesday as a powerful…

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Truck flips over overpass in California, lands atop other vehicles | USA TODAY #Shorts

Two people were injured after a box truck flipped over an overpass in Santa Clarita, California, and landed on top of other vehicles. RELATED: Allegedly drunken driver crashes into vehicles, flips over in Wisconsin https://bit.ly/3Hkqats » Subscribe to USA TODAY:…

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Ex-cop shot dead after police say he catfished girl, killed her family | USA TODAY

Authorities in California shot and killed Austin Lee Edwards, a former police officer in Virginia, after he fled with a teen girl he catfished. RELATED: Adoptive parents lose custody after biker shootout https://bit.ly/3F8pOom The suspect in a triple homicide who…

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Nancy Pelosi’s husband ‘violently attacked’ in San Francisco home | USA TODAY

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s husband was “violently attacked” with a hammer in their San Francisco home. Police have not released a motive for the attack. RELATED: Nancy Pelosi shown reacting on Jan. 6 as Capitol insurrection happened https://bit.ly/3U5JVZ1 San Francisco…

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Dense fog rolls down from mountains onto California highway | USA TODAY

Drivers got an amazing view of heavy fog rolling down mountains north of the Golden Gate, south of Sausalito, California. RELATED: Neptune’s rarely seen rings shine in new images | USA TODAY https://bit.ly/3Sh1S6j » Subscribe to USA TODAY: http://bit.ly/1xa3XAh »…

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Kay pummels Southern California, Mexico with strong winds, flooding | USA TODAY

Parts of Mexico and Southern California experienced damaging flooding and strong winds from now Tropical Storm Kay. RELATED: https://bit.ly/3qwhk2s Tropical Storm Kay isn’t expected to directly hit California, but strong winds could make it feel hotter in parts of the…

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Hurricane Kay to bring rain to Southern California fires, flash floods | USA TODAY

As Hurricane Kay is expected to make landfall in parts of Southern California, other parts of the state are under excessive-heat warnings. RELATED: Deadly wildfire in Hemet, California fueled by hot conditions | USA TODAY https://bit.ly/3x7tBxZ The National Weather Service…

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California aims to ban sale of new gas-powered cars by 2035 | USA TODAY

The most populated-state plans to set the example for other states by banning the sale of new gas-powered cars, trucks and SUVs. RELATED: Oscar Mayer ‘Hotdoggers’ explain what it’s like to drive Wienermobile | USA TODAY https://bit.ly/3R9qHRr The decision by…

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