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Local & Regional Road closures announced for State Route 58 Gap Closure project
Cottonwood Road, Madison Street and P Street could be closed at times next week. The contractor for the State Route 58 Gap Closure project will be working on completing preparation work to pave the slopes beneath the bridges, according to the Thomas Roads Improvement Program.
Local & Regional Woman gets 4 years for deadly DUI crash Woman gets 4 years for deadly DUI crash
Tessa Marie Jennings was driving in late December 2012 when her car left Sidding Road, just west of Highway 43, and slammed into two trees. Clayton Blake Goldman was killed.
Local & Regional DMV in hiring spree to prep for immigrant driver's licenses DMV in hiring spree to prep for immigrant driver's licenses (Video)
The hires took place all over the state, but many of the new workers will be stationed at four hubs – mega offices in San Jose, Lompoc, Stanton and Grenada Hills – that Botello said will only serve residents seeking their first driver's license, whether they be candidates under AB60 or otherwise.
Local & Regional PG&E easement dispute over, man to keep trees PG&E easement dispute over, man to keep trees (Video)
“I found out that, after talking to them today, there is no easement,” he said. “They wanted us to voluntarily take our trees out ... I choose not to, and so far everyone I’ve talked to chooses not to. We wouldn’t have found this out, the story wouldn’t have come out, if it hadn’t have been for Eyewitness News.”
Local & Regional Magic Johnson ready to assist tech in diversity Magic Johnson ready to assist tech in diversity
Retired Los Angeles Laker Magic Johnson became famous for dishing out assists to his teammates during his Hall of Fame basketball career. Now, as an entrepreneur focused on minority markets, he says he is ready to help Silicon Valley hire more blacks and Latinos to diversify the technology industry's largely white and Asian workforce.
Local & Regional Huge gold nugget going up for sale in California Huge gold nugget going up for sale in California
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — One of the biggest gold nuggets found in modern times in Northern California's historic Gold Country is going up for sale.

Weighing in at more than 6 pounds, the Butte Nugget is expected to carry a price tag of $350,000.