Pacific Coast United States

Formerly homeless men host Thanksgiving dinner for people still struggling

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Formerly homeless men host Thanksgiving dinner for people still struggling


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Wolves' return to Oregon brings conflict and opportunity

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Wolves' return to Oregon brings conflict and opportunity


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Best gifts for the outdoors lover

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Best gifts for the outdoors lover


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Duke overcomes tenacious Portland State 99-81

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Duke overcomes tenacious Portland State 99-81


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Merlin falcon flies into Seattle Starbucks

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Merlin falcon flies into Seattle Starbucks


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'He was not patient': Mom gives birth to son on the side of the road

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'He was not patient': Mom gives birth to son on the side of the road


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Santa Monica College Opens New Center for Media and Design

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Santa Monica College Opens New Center for Media and Design


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Politics & Government

  • Oregon AG joins group bashing plan to hiking national park fees
    Oregon AG joins group bashing plan to hiking national park fees

    , kgw.com

    A group of state attorneys general on Wednesday urged the National Park Service to scrap its proposal to more than double the entrance fee at 17 popular national parks. The top government lawyers from 10 states and the District of Columbia sent a letter saying the increase could put access to the parks out of reach for many Americans. "We cannot let the most popular and awe-inspiring national parks become places for the wealthy," they said in the letter to the Park Service's acting director
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Family & Parenting

  • Mom Fights Back When Man Grabs Stroller In Attempted Kidnapping
    Mom Fights Back When Man Grabs Stroller In Attempted Kidnapping

    , losangeles.cbslocal.com

    VALENCIA (CBSLA) — Sheriff’s deputies are searching for a man wanted in the attempted kidnapping of two children in Valencia Wednesday. Deputies say a young mother was with her two small children in a jogging stroller at the corner of Magic Mountain and McBean Parkways around 11 a.m. Wednesday when the man suddenly approached her from behind. Investigators say he grabbed the stroller’s handle and tried to pull it away from her
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Society & Culture

  • Former Mendocino County Sheriff Tim Shea, 82, dies
    Former Mendocino County Sheriff Tim Shea, 82, dies

    , pressdemocrat.com

    Tim Shea, who served as Mendocino County sheriff from 1982 to 1990, has died, according to a statement from the Sheriff’s Office. The department did not have further details Wednesday on the death of Shea, 82. Capt. Gregory Van Patten said in a statement Shea would “be remembered for his leadership and dedication in serving the community.” Shea served more than 30 years as a local law enforcement officer, including 11 years with the Ukiah Police Department and four years as Mendocino County undersheriff
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Travel & Recreation

  • LA Beaches Loaded With Stingrays
    LA Beaches Loaded With Stingrays

    , losangeles.cbslocal.com

    HUNTINGTON BEACH (CBSLA) — Lifeguards are warning about stingrays invading south bay waters as a holiday heat wave sends many flocking to the beach. Low tides, small waves and high temperatures are bringing the flat fish to shallow waters. “There are literally hundreds of thousands of stingrays out there right now,” Lt. Lifeguard Claude Panis said. “We don’t recommend you go in the water because of the number of stingrays
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Science & Nature

Law & Crime

  • Woodburn contractor's $65,000 excavator stolen
    Woodburn contractor's $65,000 excavator stolen

    , kgw.com

    WOODBURN, Ore. -- Thanksgiving is on hold for a Woodburn man and his family because of a major setback. Last week, thieves stole a $65,000 excavator Al Snegirev uses for work as an independent contractor. The excavator is his livelihood, he says, and he’s not sure what to do next. “Literally, it’s everything we have,” said Snegirev said. “For that to be stolen, I don’t know how I can move on from that
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    Tags: Crimes |  Theft | 
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Life & Style

  • Woman raises more than $50K for homeless man who helped her
    Woman raises more than $50K for homeless man who helped her

    , oregonlive.com

    PHILADELPHIA -- A New Jersey woman who was helped by a homeless man when she ran out of gas in Philadelphia has raised more than $50,000 to help him. Kate McClure started the Gofundme.com campaign earlier this month after she said she ran out of gas on Interstate95 and a homeless man named Johnny Bobbitt Jr. offered to walk a few blocks to buy her some with his last $20
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