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CALIFORNIA NEWS

Friendships between rich and poor can reduce poverty, vast study finds

August 02, 2022 12:26 pm

For poor children, living in an area where people have more friendships that cut across class lines significantly increases how much they earn in adulthood, a new research has found.

Authorities: 7 hurt in shooting at Los Angeles park

July 25, 2022 8:22 am

The LA Police Department said the shooting occurred around 3:50 p.m. at Peck Park in LA’s San Pedro neighbourhood. The LAPD tweeted it wasn’t an active shooter situation but provided no more information.

How to save an ancient, giant tree from a wildfire

July 13, 2022 11:27 am

In the past several days, however, the Grizzly Giant has been threatened by the Washburn fire, which has torn through more than 3,000 acres of brush and timber in the southern part of the national park, and prompted evacuation orders for the tourist-driven community of Wawona, California.

Cops: Two dead, three wounded at four California 7-Eleven stores

July 12, 2022 11:01 am

The shootings appear to have occurred after robberies or attempted robberies at the four convenience stores on July 11.

Firefighters battle fresh wildfire in Northern California

July 05, 2022 2:38 pm

The fire has burned about 900 acres (366 hectares) and is 65 percent contained. It is expected to be fully contained on Tuesday, as stated by officials,

Immigration detention facility near empty in California

July 05, 2022 12:09 pm

The Adelanto facility refers to how the US government’s use of guaranteed minimum payments in contracts with private companies to house immigrant detainees might have a potential financial downside.

California sets nation's toughest plastics reduction rules

July 01, 2022 10:57 am

Major legislation passed and signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday aims to significantly reduce single-use plastic packaging in the state and drastically boost recycling rates for what remains.

Attacker injures 3 at San Francisco International Airport

June 18, 2022 11:01 am

The attacker tried to injure travellers at around 6 pm in the pre-security public area of the International Terminal, airport officials said.

California hospital stabbing: Doctor, nurses inside emergency ward; man arrested

June 05, 2022 8:07 am

A man walked into Encino Hospital Medical Center in the San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles and asked for treatment for anxiety before stabbing the doctor and nurses.

Chile could be home to world's oldest tree, study suggests

May 27, 2022 4:04 pm

The estimated age would beat the current record-holder, a 4,853 year old bristlecone pine tree in California, by more than half a millennium.

CALIFORNIA PHOTOS

Tornadoes claim at least 88 lives in five US states; storm brings snow to California

December 14, 2021 1:54 pm

The tornado outbreak that killed at least 88 people in five states — 74 of them in Kentucky — cut a path of damage that stretched from Arkansas, where a nursing home was destroyed, to Illinois, where an Amazon distribution center was damaged.

Week in pictures: A look at most compelling images from around the world

August 28, 2021 5:22 pm

From wildfires to evacuation from Afghanistan, here are the best photos of this week

Week in pictures: A look at most compelling images from around the world

July 10, 2021 7:36 pm

From fireworks display in New York during July 4 celebrations to California wildfires, here are some of the best photos of this week.

California firefighters brace for raging flames amid pandemic

August 03, 2020 8:38 pm

Evacuation orders remained in place early Monday for thousands of people after a wildfire in mountains east of Los Angeles exploded in size and forced crews to battle flames in triple-digit heat.

CALIFORNIA VIDEOS

Who Is Kamala Harris? | 2020 US Presidential Candidate

June 22, 2020 6:04 pm

Senator Kamala Harris, Democrat of California, is joining the race for the White House. Ms. Harris becomes the fourth woman currently serving in Congress to announce her presidential ambitions.

'I heard the gunshot' | Witnesses recount California shooting

June 22, 2020 6:11 pm

At least 12 people were killed in a shooting at a bar in Thousand Oaks, California. Borderline Bar and Grill was holding its weekly event for college students.

Why some employees at Disney Land cannot pay their rent

June 22, 2020 6:16 pm

They are struggling to get by and they’re fighting to pass a living wage ballot measure in California, they hope will change that.

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