Wednesday, January 1
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A young girl died and two other people were injured in San Francisco after they were hit by a car while crossing the street on New Year's Eve. Police tell the San Francisco Chronicle that one woman suffered life-threatening injuries but a boy is expected to survive. Authorities say the incident happened around 8 p.m. yesterday in the city's Tenderloin neighborhood.
FONTANA, Calif. (AP) — Police say the deaths of four family members at a Southern California home on Monday look like a murder-suicide but stopped short of confirming it. Authorities yesterday say it appears 38-year-old Ramon Miranda turned the gun on himself after shooting 34-year-old Silvia Miranda, 12-year-old Ramon Jr. and 10-year-old Rayna, all of whom suffered multiple gunshot wounds. Investigators found a handgun at the Fontana house.
WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A California company is voluntarily recalling all flavors of its cashew cheese because it may be contaminated by salmonella. The Cultured Kitchen of West Sacramento said yesterday the affected cheese includes all those with expiration dates until April 19, 2014. It was sold in 8-ounce round containers at natural food stores and farmers markets in the Sacramento Valley, San Francisco Bay Area and Reno.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Riverside police have shot and killed a man they say pulled a gun on them at a park. The Los Angeles Times says two officers contacted the man at Arlington Park at about 11:30 a.m. yesterday. Authorities say that's when he pulled a handgun and was shot.