Eric Michielssen, who’s running against San Luis Obispo County District 5 Supervisor Debbie Arnold in the June 7 Primary Election, is being sued by a neighbor in a property dispute that the candidate calls politically motivated.
Since the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, the federal government has spent billions on technologies to emulate the nose and brain of a trained bomb dog, which can detect minute traces of explosives. And while researchers have made progress, when it comes to accuracy, nothing quite beats the nose of a dog.
Avila Beach residents were greeted with trash littering the beach on Tuesday, in the wake of Memorial Day weekend celebrations. Among the trash found were receipts and tags for beach chairs, beer bottles, cans, cigarette butts, Styrofoam and cardboard food containers, plates, napkins, condoms and clothes.
Beijing prosecutors said Wednesday they were investigating the death in police custody of a young college graduate and new father who had been picked up on suspicion of visiting prostitutes, the latest development in a case that has highlighted public complaints about police abuses.
Some Illinois schools and colleges are in jeopardy of closing and more social services and state programs are at risk of being eliminated amid a legislative standoff unlike anything the state has seen.
Detroit Tigers closer Francisco Rodriguez says he contracted the Zika virus over the offseason in his home country of Venezuela and advises potential Olympic athletes to educate themselves on the virus before heading to Rio de Janeiro.
For months, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has said he would go ahead with a planned sales tax hike next year, even as rumors swirled that he was having second thoughts with parliamentary elections looming.
A 3-year-old boy's breach of a gorilla exhibit at the Cincinnati Zoo, leading authorities to fatally shoot the gorilla to protect the child, has focused attention on zoo enclosures and security. Incidents of humans entering enclosures or animals escaping are rare, but can have tragic outcomes:
China's factory activity was feeble last month, according to two surveys released Wednesday, indicating that official efforts to reverse a downturn in the world's second-biggest economy are struggling.
The Cincinnati Zoo, where a gorilla was shot and killed over the weekend after a 3-year-old boy climbed over a fence and fell into its enclosure, has an open viewing area that was among the first of its kind and is now common in many zoos around the country.
A sea otter pup was found crying out for its mother in Morro Bay on May 26, 2016. With the help of volunteers from The Marine Mammal Center, the pup, less than 12 hours old, was reunited with its mother.
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Watch a baby sea otter reunite with its mother in Morro Bay
Memorial Day ceremony in Paso Robles honors those lost to war
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders answers The Tribune's questions