Good morning! Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up today, Oct. 22, 2013, in California. If you have a news tip or questions about the report, call 213-626-1200.
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OAKLAND, Calif. — A contentious, on-again, off-again Bay Area transit strike infuriated hundreds of thousands of commuters forced to wait hours for overcrowded busses and ferries and brought grave questions when two workers were killed. The labor clash now appears to be heading toward resolution, but unions now face calls to ban transit strikes, and political leaders are struggling to assure communities they won't be economically and socially jeopardized again by union disputes.
LA PUENTE, Calif. — A retired Southern California pastor with a history of overseas activism was detained in Iran after staging a protest outside a prison to demand the release of Iranian Christians held inside, his daughter and a fellow pastor said.
SAN JOSE — Netflix's earnings quadrupled as the Internet video subscription service's line-up of original programming helped attract 1.3 million more U.S. subscribers during its latest quarter.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Three former zoo elephants from Canada have arrived at their new home at a Northern California sanctuary, thanks to former "Price is Right" host and animal activist Bob Barker.
LOS ANGELES — The silvery carcasses of two giant oarfish were discovered along the Southern California coast last week, baffling scientists and gaining a growing online following who gawked at the bony, snake-like creatures.
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DEADLY INTERSECTION COLLISION — Authorities say a third person has died following a crash at an intersection in San Bernardino County.
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LOS ANGELES — Opening statements are scheduled in the trial of Angela Spaccia, the former assistant city manager of Bell, the working-class city scandalized by official corruption.
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