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Past articles by Chris:

Busted!: Recycling smuggling ring netted $16.1 million, California officials say

Authorities have arrested 27 so far for allegedly trying to scam the bounty on recycled can and bottles → Read More

LA Auto Show: BMW says new giant X7 will be the ultimate driving SUV

The SUV has seven seats, sliding rear seats and a big pricetag → Read More

Just ask Rihanna: 5 ways the Rivian electric pickup will jolt the truck world

The singer makes an appearance at the debut of the truck ahead of the Los Angeles Auto Show → Read More

California's fire dilemma: Rebuild knowing same homes will burn again?

Some experts are starting to say enough is enough: It makes no sense to rebuild homes again in brushy areas that are repeatedly swept by wildfires. → Read More

'The Bachelor' mansion survives California wildfire 'unscathed'

Despite being in the the dangerous path of the California wildfires, the mansion featured on the popular ABC show "The Bachelor" escaped destruction. → Read More

Malibu fire update: Mandatory evacuation order forces residents to flee beach paradise

Malibu, one of California’s most fabled playgrounds, was under threat Friday of a massive wildfire. → Read More

Animal rights gone too far? California voters will decide on chicken cage ban

Proposition 12 would mandate that egg-laying chickens no longer be caged. It would also require more space for veal calves and pregnant pigs. → Read More

Third Kavanaugh accuser, a former US Mint employee, '100 percent credible,' Avenatti says

Stormy Daniels' lawyer, Michael Avenatti, told reporters he has been hired by a former U.S. State and Mint department employee who has information of a sexual nature about Kavanaugh and his high school friend Mark Judge. → Read More

6 new victims emerge in sexual-assault case against Bravo TV doctor Grant Robicheaux

The six "potential" victims are in addition to two women who have already alleged assault by Grant William Robicheaux and his girlfriend Cerissa Laura Riley → Read More

Bakersfield mass shooter kills five, then tells carjacking victim he 'wasn't a bad guy'

Bakersfield mass shooter: I'm not 'a bad guy' → Read More

Six dead, including gunman, in shooting spree in Bakersfield, California, authorities say

A gunman killed five people, including his wife, before turning the gun on himself as a Kern County sheriff’s deputy closed in Wednesday, authorities said. → Read More

14 injured as storm hits Backstreet Boys concert venue at Oklahoma casino

Winds at up to 80 mph knocked over supports as 150 people waited in line at the concert venue near Oklahoma City → Read More

Last Dodge Challenger SRT Demon, king of the muscle cars, rolls off the line

Last Dodge Demon, the super muscle car, rolls off the line → Read More

Bring on the fun cars as summer, warmer weather are upon us

They come in all forms, SUVs and smaller cars, but what they all have in common is that they are fun → Read More

Royal wedding: Rolls-Royce stars along with Meghan Markle, Prince Harry

A vintage Rolls-Royce from the Queen's fleet brought bride Meghan Markle to the wedding to Prince Harry, putting the brand in the limelight → Read More

As Trump blasts illegal immigrants, video captures man's N.Y. rant about Spanish speakers

The viral video was shot at a New York restaurant where the man went after Spanish speakers and illegal immigrants → Read More

Coffee shop refuses to serve man who confronted Muslim woman

In a video posted online, a man turned to a woman wearing a headscarf while inside a California coffee shop and asked, 'Is it Halloween or something?' → Read More

Islamophobic? Coffee shop refuses to serve man caught on tape confronting Muslim woman

The man says he doesn't like Islam and that "I don't want to be killed by you" → Read More

Rolls-Royce reveals Cullinan SUV at a price of $325,000

Rolls-Royce has unveiled its first modern SUV, the Cullinan, which has caused a stir among purists at the very thought of the world's leading super-luxury brand making anything but a car. The SUV can go off road and is powered by a big V-12 engine. → Read More

Carter's baby 'penguin' outfit recalled due to choking hazard

A button can pull loose the a baby or infant can choke on it. Three cases have been reported, but no injuries → Read More