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News Minute: Here is the latest California news from The Associated Press at 11:40 a.m. PDT

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WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate Judiciary Committee is giving Christine Blasey Ford more time to decide on the terms for her to testify about allegations that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when they were teens at a party. That's according to a late-night tweet from Chairman Chuck Grassley of Iowa. Grassley said he "just granted another extension" to Ford.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Sacramento police have arrested a married 58-year-old man in connection with at least 10 rapes across Northern California between 1991 and 2006. Police say they arrested Roy Charles Waller of Benicia in the "NorCal Rapist" case. It's unclear if he has an attorney. Sacramento's Police Chief called the crimes "horrific," saying the victims were terrorized for hours at a time.

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - Republican U.S. Rep. Devin Nunes of California is being criticized by his rival in the November election after a photo on social media showed Nunes next to a supporter making a hand gesture that some consider racist. In the photo, a man standing beside Nunes is making an A-OK sign, a gesture the Southern Poverty Law Center says is used by white supremacists. The man says only the political left sees the gesture as offensive. Nunes' campaign did not immediately respond for a request for comment.

SAN MARINO, Calif. (AP) - "Blue Boy" is getting a long-awaited makeover, and the public will get to watch as one of the world's most iconic paintings gets a nip here, a tuck there and some splashes of fresh paint. Beginning Saturday, visitors to The Huntington in San Marino, California, can see conservator Christina O'Connell repair Thomas Gainsborough's priceless portrait of a boy dressed all in blue. O'Connell plans to have her work done in time for "Blue Boy's 250th birthday in 2020.

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