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CALIFORNIA NEWS

Hot, gusty winds fanning flames of massive US wildfires

July 19, 2021 10:40 am

The largest wildfire raging in the United States is pushing to the north and east.

Sikh farmers keep up a 900-year tradition, in California

July 12, 2021 10:12 am

Economic mobility has pushed recent generations into more traditionally white-collar occupations, even as the remaining farmers feel duty bound to continue.

US: Firefighters struggle to control wildfires amid heat wave

July 11, 2021 7:42 pm

Wildfires blazed through California, Arizona, and Oregon, fueled by winds and a lack of humidity. Two firefighters lost their lives during an aircraft rescue operation in Mohave County.

Aftershocks from magnitude 6 quake rattle California, Nevada

July 10, 2021 12:46 pm

The earthquake was centered south of Lake Tahoe near Walker, a rural community of a few hundred households in the eastern Sierra Nevada, and was felt as far off as Las Vegas and San Francisco, authorities said.

Divers remove invasive algae from Southern California coast

July 08, 2021 2:22 pm

California faced a similar problem two years ago when a related invasive algae was detected off the coast of Huntington Beach and Carlsbad. It cost $7 million to eradicate.

Drone footage of Salton Sea shows California drought impact

July 07, 2021 6:29 pm

Drought has scorched much of the U.S. West, prompting farmers in California to leave fields fallow

California to vote on September 14 on whether to recall governor Newsom

July 02, 2021 9:57 am

Newsom's campaign has framed the recall as a power grab by Republicans who have little other chance at gaining statewide office in California, where the party only represents about a quarter of voters.

California’s Flintstones-themed house to remain as it is after owner settles lawsuit with town

June 30, 2021 11:23 am

The town of Hillsborough will pay the house owner Florence Fang $125,000 and in turn, she will drop the lawsuit and apply for permits.

California celebrates reopening as many pandemic rules end

June 16, 2021 2:33 pm

At midnight, California lifted most of is pandemic restrictions, meaning no more state rules on physical distancing or capacity limits at restaurants, bars, supermarkets, gyms, museums, amusement parks, stadiums or anywhere else.

Get vaccinated, win cash as California offers $116.5 million in prizes

May 28, 2021 8:40 am

Ten Californians who become inoculated before that date stand to win lottery-style prizes of $1.5 million apiece, while another 30 people will each win $50,000.

CALIFORNIA PHOTOS

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.