Investigators to look at electrical system in Oakland fire

Federal officials investigating a fire that killed 36 people during a party at an Oakland warehouse plan to bring in engineers to examine the building's electrical system, as they try to pinpoint the cause of a blaze that has cast a spotlight on similar artists' colonies around the country that offer cheap housing but unsafe living conditions.

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Merced College rolls Gavilan at home

The Merced College men's basketball team drilled 16 3-pointers in a convincing 85-61 victory over Gavilan on Tuesday night. (Sean Lynch/slynch@mercedsunstar.com)
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Merced College rolls Gavilan at home 1:36

Merced College rolls Gavilan at home

Classroom lessons to help children receive Christmas gifts 0:42

Classroom lessons to help children receive Christmas gifts

Search for Ghost Ship warehouse fire victims continues in Oakland 0:34

Search for Ghost Ship warehouse fire victims continues in Oakland

Selma beats Chowchilla for Valley title 2:51

Selma beats Chowchilla for Valley title