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Wildfire outside Santa Barbara, California, threatens homes, causes evacuat...

11 November, 2019 9:31 pm 9:31 pm

SANTA BARBARA, Calif (Reuters) – Fire ripped through brush and woodland on hills above Santa Barbara, California, early on Tuesday, causing authorities to order more than 2,000 residents of a nearby canyon to flee their homes, according to officials and local media. The Cave Fire started in the Los Padres National Forest at around 4:15 … Read More

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California student opens fire at his high school, killing two

11 November, 2019 9:10 am 9:10 am

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (Reuters) – A Southern California high school student killed two classmates and wounded three others, pulling a .45 calibre semiautomatic handgun from his backpack and emptying it in a matter of seconds as the school day began. He saved the last bullet for himself. It was his 16th birthday. The teenaged gunman, … Read More

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Fire threatens posh LA homes as blaze in California wine country rages on

10 October, 2019 8:43 am 8:43 am

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Wind-whipped flames chased thousands of residents from wealthy Los Angeles neighborhoods and threatened the city’s famed Getty Center museum on Monday, the latest outbreak in a wildfire season that has triggered mass evacuations and power outages across California. The new conflagration broke out at around 1:30am PDT near the Getty Center … Read More

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California’s governor declares statewide emergency over wildfires

10 October, 2019 9:49 am 9:49 am

SANTA ROSA, Calif (Web Desk) – California’s governor declared a statewide emergency as hurricane-force wind fueled wildfires across Sonoma County and prompted mass evacuations in communities to the Pacific Ocean. Washington Post reported that Gov Gavin Newsom (D) pledged to deploy “every resource available” as authorities fought blazes on both ends of the state and … Read More

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Thousands ordered to flee California wine country blaze

10 October, 2019 8:16 am 8:16 am

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – California firefighters raced against time as they cut defensive lines against a wildfire in Sonoma County’s famed wine country and authorities ordered 50,000 people to evacuate, ahead of winds that are forecast to pick up at night and spread the flames. The expanded evacuation orders came as the utility Pacific Gas … Read More

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One man dies as wind-driven Los Angeles wildfire forces 100,000 to flee

10 October, 2019 8:09 am 8:09 am

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A fierce, wind-driven wildfire swept through foothills and canyons along the northern edge of Los Angeles , engulfing homes, closing roads and devouring acres of dry brush and chaparral as 100,000 residents were forced to flee. At least one death was attributed to the fire, a man who authorities said suffered … Read More

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Wildfire destroys homes, causes injuries in California mobile home park

10 October, 2019 8:20 am 8:20 am

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A fierce wildfire that erupted in southern California on Thursday destroyed homes and structures and caused “numerous medical emergencies” at a Riverside County mobile home park, fire officials said. No further details were immediately available on how many mobile homes had been burned or the nature of the medical emergencies. The … Read More

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Apple’s AirPods will not escape Trump’s China tariffs

08 August, 2019 10:22 am 10:22 am

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Apple Inc’s AirPods, Apple Watch and HomePod, which have helped the company offset waning sales of its bestselling iPhone this year, are not included in a temporary reprieve on tariffs by the Trump administration and will face a 10% levy on Sept 1. The administration said on Tuesday that some major … Read More


Southern California: Four dead and two wounded in stabbing rampage

08 August, 2019 12:43 am 12:43 am

CALIFORNIA –  Police have detained a man following a stabbing cum robbery spree that left four people dead and two wounded across several crime scenes in Southern California. Police told US media the violence appeared to be random, with the only known motives for the two-hour rampage as “robbery, hate, homicide”. “We know this guy … Read More

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California governor signs law to force Trump into releasing tax returns

07 July, 2019 9:38 am 9:38 am

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – California’s Democratic governor signed a law on Tuesday requiring US presidential candidates to release five years of tax returns before they can appear on the state’s ballot, a move aimed squarely at Republican President Donald Trump. The law, which passed both houses of the Democrat-controlled state legislature earlier this month, marks … Read More


Four people including gunman killed in California festival shooting

07 July, 2019 10:30 am 10:30 am

SACRAMENTO (Reuters) -Four people have died at a California food festival shooting, including a suspected gunman, police chief Scot Smithee told a news conference late on Sunday. Fifteen others suffered injuries, including some who suffered gunshot wounds, although the number of those shot was not immediately clear. “It’s just incredibly sad and disheartening that at … Read More

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California desert braces for aftershocks from major 7.1 quake

07 July, 2019 8:55 pm 8:55 pm

RIDGECREST, Calif (Reuters) – Emergency officials and jittery residents in the high desert of Southern California braced for potentially dangerous aftershocks from a major earthquake that damaged buildings, ruptured gas lines and sparked fires near the remote epicentre of the temblor. The powerful magnitude 7.1 tremor rocked the Mojave Desert town of Ridgecrest south of … Read More

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F-16 pilot safely ejects after jet crashes into California building

05 May, 2019 8:56 am 8:56 am

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – An F-16 fighter jet being flown in routine training exercises crashed into a warehouse just outside March Air Reserve Base in Southern California on Thursday, but the pilot safely ejected and no injuries were reported, a base spokesman said. The Los Angeles Times, citing a base fire official, reported that the … Read More

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World’s largest plane makes first flight over California

04 April, 2019 8:13 am 8:13 am

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The world’s largest aircraft took off over the Mojave Desert in California , the first flight for the carbon-composite plane built by Stratolaunch Systems Corp, started by late Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, as the company enters the lucrative private space market. The white airplane called Roc, which has a wingspan the … Read More

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Crowds descend on California city to see ‘superbloom’

03 March, 2019 11:15 pm 11:15 pm

(Reuters) – Spring has arrived in Southern California and with it a crisis has blossomed in the small city of Lake Elsinore, where tens of thousands of visitors have flocked to see a “superbloom” of poppies in a desert canyon. The rare profusion of orange poppies in Walker Canyon, set in the Temescal Mountains and … Read More