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  • Manteca Parents Angry After Kids Report Scary Bus Ride; Driver Blames Students’ Behavior

    The Manteca Unified School District says they’re investigating what happened on a bus route that never made its designated stops. Parents told KTLA sister station KTXL in Sacramento that they grew concerned when the bus hadn’t arrived by 3:45 p.m. Thursday. By 4 p.m., they were scared and began calling the school asking where their kids were. “I was concerned. I was worried,” said parent Leticia Maravilla. Families said they were given the run around before finally being told they […]

  • KSWB reporter Merrilee Moore tweeted these photos of a backyard tipi in Carlsbad on Jan. 17, 2020.

    Carlsbad Family Offers Backyard Teepee Rent-Free to People in Need

    A North County family has been letting people from around the world live rent-free in a teepee they built in their backyard. Joe Cole lives with his wife and four sons in a 700-square-foot house in Carlsbad. But the small house comes with a big surprise in the back: a large tipi. It was erected about five years ago as an out-of-the-box solution for a couple they had befriended from Camp Pendleton. At the time, that couple was in the […]

  • Deaf Man Sues Pornhub Claiming Lack of Closed Captions is Discrimination

    A New York man is suing Pornhub’s parent company Mindgeek for allegedly failing to provide proper closed captions for deaf and hearing impaired pornography consumers. Yaroslav Suris, who is deaf, says he was denied equal access to such titles as “Sexy Cop Gets Witness to Talk,” “Hot Step Aunt Babysits Disobedient Nephew” and other videos on Mindgeek sites Pornhub, Redtube and YouPorn, according to a court filing with the Eastern District of New York. “Without closed captioning deaf and hard-of-hearing […]

  • Traffic was diverted off the 5 Freeway in Carlsbad after a wrong-way crash killed two drivers, including a possible service member, on Jan. 14, 2020. (Credit: KSWB)

    Wrong-Way Crash Kills Pursuit Suspect and 19-Year-Old Marine Driving on 5 Fwy in Carlsbad: CHP

    A man trying to flee from police was driving the wrong way on the 5 Freeway in Carlsbad when he crashed into another car, killing himself and the other driver early Tuesday, the California Highway Patrol said. The crash happened shortly after midnight on the northbound 5 just south of the Las Flores Drive exit, according to KTLA sister station KSWB in San Diego. Authorities said the incident started in nearby Oceanside, where police tried to pull over a truck […]

  • (Credit: Justin Clubb via KTXL)

    Caught on Video: Train Narrowly Misses School Bus Stuck Under Railroad Crossing Arm in Lodi

    The arm of a railroad crossing came down on a school bus in Lodi Monday morning before a freight train began speeding by, in a terrifying incident that was captured on video, according to KTLA sister station KTXL in Sacramento. From inside his car, Justin Clubb used his cellphone to capture the moments a Lodi Unified School District bus came dangerously close to a fast-moving freight train near the intersection of South Sacramento Street and West Lodi Avenue. “When the […]

  • Roman Anthony Lopez, 11, is seen in a photo provided by the Placerville Police Department.

    7 Kids Placed in Protective Custody as Police Investigate ‘Suspicious Death’ of Missing NorCal Boy

    Seven children have been removed from a Placerville home after a missing 11-year-old boy was found dead over the weekend, according to KTLA sister station KTXL in Sacramento. The development came as police on Monday continued to investigate what happened to Roman Lopez, whose body was found on Saturday night. He was reported missing earlier in the day, prompting a massive search near his home on Coloma Street. Flowers, candles and condolences were later placed at a small memorial outside […]

  • Infants' Tylenol packaging is seen in an image obtained by the Tribune Media Wire.

    Customers Who Bought Infants’ Tylenol in Past 5 Years Could Be Eligible for Part of $6.3M Settlement

    Those who bought Infants’ Tylenol over the past five years may be eligible to claim part of a $6.3 million settlement. The plaintiffs in the class action lawsuit claim that the packaging is misleading, deceiving customers into believing Infants’ Tylenol is specially formulated for babies when it actually contains liquid acetaminophen of the same concentration as Children’s Tylenol. As a result, the lawsuit claims parents overpaid for the medication. Customers are considered eligible for the settlement if they bought the […]

  • A rescue worker with San Diego Zoo Global cradles a koala threatened by Australia’s wildfires in this undated photo provided by the nonprofit.

    Sunday Attendance at San Diego Zoo, Safari Park Supports Australia Wildlife Relief Efforts Amid Fires

    San Diego Zoo Global said Friday it will donate an amount of money to Australia wildlife relief efforts equal to that spent on admission Sunday to the San Diego Zoo and the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, according to KTLA sister station KSWB in San Diego. The organization said the donation was an effort to both support relief efforts as fires continue tearing across Australia and encourage park visitors to become part of the process. “Sunday’s effort is not just about fundraising, […]

  • New Device by Pampers Sends Notification for Dirty Diapers

    Lumi by Pampers is a smart sensor that attaches to your infant’s diaper and sends you a notification when the baby needs to be changed. Pampers showed off the sensor, which also tracks sleep, at CES in Las Vegas this week. Lumi by Pampers is described on the company’s website as “the world’s first all-in-one connected care system that helps parents track day-to-day developments, and monitor their baby, 24/7, so they can see emerging patterns and establish a suitable routine.” […]

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