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Catalina officials to manage mule deer herd

(AP) — Hunters will be asked to begin thinning the 2,400 nonnative mule deer on Santa Catalina Island in an effort to eradicate the most destructive invasive species left on the isle off the Southern California mainland.

Elections clerks: Nearly 1 million ballots remain

(AP) — California's 58 counties are reporting that they have nearly 1 million outstanding ballots to process from this week's primary election.

At retooled Belmont, stars align for Triple Crown 


(AP) — Martin Panza celebrated California Chrome's charge to Preakness Stakes victory three weeks ago like most fans at the packed Pimlico Race Course — bumping fists, slapping hands and thinking ahead to Saturday and the possibility of the first Triple Crown winner in 36 years.

Verizon to Netflix: Stop blaming us for bad video

(AP) — Verizon Communications Inc., the country's fourth-largest home Internet service provider, is telling Netflix to stop blaming it for bad video quality or face a lawsuit.

Former Uber driver charged with assaulting rider

(AP) — A man who drove for the ridesharing service Uber in San Francisco has been charged with assaulting a customer, prosecutors said Wednesday.

Google starts Street View in Greece after spat

(AP) — Google launched its Street View map service in Greece on Thursday after winning approval from the country's privacy authority, which had blocked the ground-level map application five years ago.

Attorney: Donald Sterling agrees to sell Clippers

(AP) — Donald Sterling is leaving without a fight.

Families in a frenzy over Disney's 'Frozen'

(AP) — For the Calder family, the "Frozen" frenzy began when the Disney movie came out in late 2013 and they took their 7-year-old daughter Caroline to see it in the theater.

Barnes & Noble to make Nook tablets with Samsung

(AP) — Barnes & Noble says that it is teaming up with Samsung to develop Nook tablets.

San Francisco cable cars set to run again

(AP) — San Francisco's famous cable cars were set to run again on Thursday and service on light-rail trains and buses was almost at full strength, as a three-day transit driver sickout appeared to be coming to an end.