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Rare Flower Discovered In Channel Islands

A small, delicate looking flower has been discovered for the first time on one of the Channel Islands. What’s known as the White Mallow has been found on Santa Barbara Island, which is part of Channel Islands National Park.

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There’s been a huge breakthrough in efforts to help rebuild the population of some rare frogs which disappeared from the Santa Monica Mountains in the 1970’s.

The National Park Service says a program to help rebuild the population of red legged frogs has hit a milestone.

Investigators are trying to figure out what led to a traffic accident in Ventura County which left two people dead and two seriously injured. The accident happened just after 8 p.m. Tuesday, on Pleasant Valley Road near Longfellow Way in Oxnard. Police say the pickup was speeding westbound on Pleasant Valley Road when the driver apparently lost control of the vehicle, and smashed into an electrical pole and a tree. The driver, identified as Mario Gurrola of Port Hueneme, was pronounced dead at the scene. Paramedics were also unable to save passenger Luis Fernando Hernandez of Oxnard.

Santa Barbara Mayor Helene Schneider, who is in her last year of service, is giving her final state of the city address today.

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A small, delicate looking flower has been discovered for the first time on one of the Channel Islands. What’s known as the White Mallow has been found on Santa Barbara Island, which is part of Channel Islands National Park.

Middle school girls on the South Coast are using their STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) skills to create their own innovations.

Using scissors, glue and tape to attach things like astroturf, tin foil, play-doh and bubble wrap to their projects, more than 80 nine to 13-year-old girls from Ventura County schools are building prototypes of future cities at this STEM Innovation Challenge at Cal State Channel Islands in Camarillo.

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During the presidential campaign, Donald Trump's outreach to black voters essentially came down to this.

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A short update now on an attack in London today that police there are calling a terrorist incident.

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