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Man's body found in area burned by Sand fire in Santa Clarita area

Sheriff's homicide detectives were investigating the death of a man whose body was found in the area burned by the Sand fire in Santa Clarita Saturday night.

The man’s body was found in the 26700 block of Iron Canyon Road around 7:20 p.m., sheriff’s official said.

No other information was immediately available.

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Firefighters battle blaze at commercial building in downtown L.A.

Firefighters were battling a large blaze at a commercial building in downtown Los Angeles on Saturday night.

The fire began in a pallet yard at 748 S. Ceres Ave. shortly before 7 p.m.

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High fire danger expected to continue through Sunday night in Los Angeles mountains

The National Weather Service has extended a red flag fire danger warning for the mountains of Los Angeles County through 10 p.m. Sunday, citing gusty southwest winds, low humidity and high temperatures.

Winds could gust up to 35 mph Sunday, with humidity falling to between 8% and 15%.

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San Diego County program for nonviolent felons may be helping to keep people from returning to jail

People serving sentences for nonviolent felonies in San Diego County custody recommit crimes less frequently than those who serve in state prison for similar crimes, according to new data from the San Diego County Probation Department.

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Arizona woman dies after car-to-car shooting in Pomona

Pomona police arrested a suspect Saturday after an Arizona woman was fatally wounded during a car-to-car shooting, authorities reported. 

According to police, Deborah Gutierrez, 34, was shot at about 3:30 a.m. near Holt and San Antonio avenues while riding in a 2003 Chevrolet Impala driven by Demar Jacobs, 39, of Chino Hills.

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Evacuation ordered as fire consumes almost 6,500 acres in northern Big Sur area and threatens homes

Evacuations were ordered Saturday as a fast-moving brush fire threatened more than 1,000 homes in the northern Big Sur area of Monterey County, state officials reported.

The Soberanes fire began Friday morning in Garrapata State Park about five miles south of Carmel, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.

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