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CALIFORNIA NEWS

California brush fire at U.S. Marine base forces evacuation of 7,000-plus residents

December 25, 2020 10:30 am

The so-called Creek Fire erupted Wednesday night along a roadside on the eastern flank of Camp Pendleton, north of San Diego, and charred some 3,000 acres by noon on Thursday, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CalFire) reported.

Paragliding Santa Claus had to be rescued after getting entangled in power lines

December 23, 2020 12:52 pm

A video showed the man dressed as Santa Claus dangling above the street while entangled in power lines.

Watch: Cops dressed as Santa Claus, elf stop suspected car thieves in California

December 15, 2020 1:09 pm

The Riverside Police Department said in a Facebook post that the cops were part of an operation dubbed “Santa’s Intervention”, to curb retail theft during the holiday season.

Trump officials push ambitious coronavirus vaccine timeline as California locks down

December 08, 2020 9:33 am

A vaccine manufactured by Pfizer could be available by the end of the week, after anticipated approval by the Food and Drug Administration, Slaoui said on CNN’s “State of the Union” on Sunday. Alex M. Azar II, the secretary of health and human services, was just as optimistic.

After Utah and Romania, monolith in California does disappearing act

December 07, 2020 11:01 am

The monolith was reportedly briefly replaced with a wooden cross, but that also disappeared.

Explained: What passage of Proposition 22 means for Uber, Lyft, their workers in California

November 12, 2020 10:54 am

While last week’s vote only affects labour law in California, it is expected to lay out a path for similar initiatives across the country.

Humpback whale almost swallows kayakers in California, event captured on camera

November 04, 2020 5:33 pm

The video shows the duo sent flying as the large whale emerges from the water and the whale momentarily seems to swallow one of them.

Popular Halloween trail becomes drive-through due to COVID-19

October 29, 2020 7:55 pm

The popular “Nights of the Jack,” a seasonal attraction outside Los Angeles, is back as a car trail featuring 4,000 to 5,000 hand-carved pumpkins.

Explained: Why this is the worst wildfire season in western US

October 29, 2020 8:41 am

Out of the six largest wildfires in California recorded since 1932, five occurred in 2020. This year has also seen the most destructive and deadliest wildfires.

Under blue Silicon Valley skies, Indian-Americans find no algorithm can help choose between Biden and Trump

October 24, 2020 7:21 pm

The choice swings from between a Trump that impacts immigrants and taxes to a more liberal but regulatory Biden.

CALIFORNIA PHOTOS

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.