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News Minute: Here is the latest California news from The Associated Press at 3:40 p.m. PST

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BISHOP, Calif. (AP) - Most of the mandatory evacuations for a rural California area threatened by a wildfire have been lifted. The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection says people are being allowed to return home Monday. But officials say the blaze near the small town of Bishop on the eastern slopes of the Sierra Nevada is still burning and people need to stay vigilant.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Sexual misconduct in the California Legislature has dominated the conversation at the Capitol. Legislators return to work Tuesday and will learn if an investigation cleared Sen. Tony Mendoza of misconduct or set him up for possible expulsion. The burgeoning scandal taking one surprising twist after another.

DALY CITY, Calif. (AP) - Authorities in Northern California say they have airlifted a body from the bottom of a 492-foot cliff at a beach in Daly City and rescued a dog found on the cliff. KGO-TV reports San Mateo County fire officials found the body Monday morning at the bottom of the cliff below Palisades Park.

NEW YORK (AP) - The family reunification system that has been central to U.S. immigration law for half a century is suddenly facing talk of a complete overhaul thanks to President Donald Trump. The president used his State of the Union speech last month to call for limiting immigrants who become citizens to sponsoring only spouses and minor children to follow them. The current system allows petitions for parents, adult children and siblings, too. But the system can take decades to navigate.

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