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Sea Lion (Bill Greenblatt / UPI)

Sea Lion Drags Fisherman Overboard

“We’re starting to see the behavior here on the dock with the seals a little more aggressive than normally,” said local Erik Kopp after seeing a man hauled off in a stretcher from San Diego’s Mission Bay Channel Sunday afternoon. The man was holding a fish in his hand when a sea lion jumped up and bit the fish and the man’s hand, dragging the man underwater as well.

E-cigarette (Regis Duvignau / Reuters)

E-cigarette Explodes in SoCal Man’s Face

A Ramona, California man smoking an e-cigarette found himself headed to the hospital after the device exploded, cutting his face and shattering a nearby display case at the Stage Stop liquor store Saturday.

Jae C.Hong/AP

Unrelenting Measles Outbreak Climbs to 107

More measles cases are appearing by the day in an outbreak that began mid-December in the traveler-magnet Magic Kingdom in Anaheim, California. In numbers updated Friday, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) reports 91 cases confirmed within California and has reported 16 outside the state for a total 107 measles-infected persons.

Ebola Infection Suspected at UC-Davis

The University of California Davis Medical Center received a suspected case of Ebola Thursday morning when a patient exhibiting symptoms consistent with the disease was transferred from Mercy General Hospital in Sacramento.