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California storm predicted to bring ‘historic’ amount of rainfall
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California storm predicted to bring ‘historic’ amount of rainfall

Oct 24th 2021, 7:18 PM 50,596 Views 9 Comments

Widespread flooding was reported as areas burned bare by wildfires struggled to absorb the huge amount of rain.

At least two dead after plane crashes in California suburb
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At least two dead after plane crashes in California suburb

Oct 12th 2021, 7:13 AM 13,068 Views 0 Comments

The plane was a twin-engine Cessna C340, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.

'An environmental catastrophe': California beaches closed as major oil spill kills wildlife
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'An environmental catastrophe': California beaches closed as major oil spill kills wildlife

Oct 4th 2021, 10:10 PM 23,233 Views 23 Comments

Dead birds and fish have begun washing up on the shore.

Covid vaccine to be mandatory for California school students
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Covid vaccine to be mandatory for California school students

Oct 1st 2021, 10:10 PM 13,320 Views 57 Comments

The Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine has been granted full FDA approval for 16-year-olds and up.

California forest fires threaten world’s largest trees
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California forest fires threaten world’s largest trees

Sep 17th 2021, 7:32 AM 16,497 Views 4 Comments

Groves of gigantic sequoias could be in the path of the wildfires.

California's Democratic governor Gavin Newsom defeats recall election
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California's Democratic governor Gavin Newsom defeats recall election

Sep 15th 2021, 6:52 AM 25,362 Views 27 Comments
  • Only a handful of the 46 names on the ballot had any level of public recognition and most failed to gain traction.
  • The victory cements Newsom as a prominent figure in national Democratic politics in the US.
Dozens of candidates try to unseat California governor in 'recall election' - here's how it works
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Dozens of candidates try to unseat California governor in 'recall election' - here's how it works

Sep 14th 2021, 8:47 AM 18,524 Views 15 Comments

Most of the list of 40-odd challengers are Republicans.

Dry lightning and winds in California unleashes risk of new wildfires
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Dry lightning and winds in California unleashes risk of new wildfires

Sep 10th 2021, 1:44 PM 5,398 Views 5 Comments

A warning for dangerous fire weather took effect in much of fire-scarred Northern California.

Huge California wildfire grows as Montana blaze threatens remote towns
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# The Dixie Fire

Huge California wildfire grows as Montana blaze threatens remote towns

Updated Aug 11th 2021, 10:44 PM 37,439 Views 12 Comments

The Dixie Fire is the largest single fire in California history and the largest currently burning in the US.

Deadly California wildfire 'could take two weeks to extinguish'
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Deadly California wildfire 'could take two weeks to extinguish'

Aug 9th 2021, 9:17 AM 7,153 Views 3 Comments

The Dixie Fire now covers an area larger than Los Angeles.

Thousands evacuate fast-moving California wildfire
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Thousands evacuate fast-moving California wildfire

Aug 6th 2021, 7:18 AM 12,945 Views 4 Comments

The Dixie Fire is already the sixth biggest in the state’s history,.

Winds stoke California’s largest fire as blazes scorch US West
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Winds stoke California’s largest fire as blazes scorch US West

Jul 26th 2021, 10:39 PM 9,299 Views 5 Comments

The blaze had already levelled at least 16 houses and other structures

California homes destroyed as wildfires merge to pose new threat
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California homes destroyed as wildfires merge to pose new threat

Jul 25th 2021, 7:46 PM 15,915 Views 1 Comment

Fire officials said the blaze had charred nearly 298 square miles acres of timber and brush in Plumas and Butte counties.

California wildfires prompt evacuations as crews continue to battle mammoth blaze
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California wildfires prompt evacuations as crews continue to battle mammoth blaze

Jul 22nd 2021, 7:01 AM 9,829 Views 3 Comments

Fire officials expect active or extreme fire behaviour tomorrow.

Firefighters work in searing heat as they struggle to contain biggest California wildfire of year
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Firefighters work in searing heat as they struggle to contain biggest California wildfire of year

Jul 12th 2021, 9:27 AM 18,667 Views 9 Comments

Elsewhere, power supplies were affected after another huge fire in Oregon.

Opinion: The #FreeBritney case has highlighted the problems with adult guardianship
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Opinion: The #FreeBritney case has highlighted the problems with adult guardianship

Jun 29th 2021, 7:00 AM 12,573 Views 2 Comments

Professor of Law Eilionóir Flynn says many disabled people also living under adult guardianship orders.

Judge approves Harvey Weinstein’s extradition for California rape case
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Judge approves Harvey Weinstein’s extradition for California rape case

Jun 15th 2021, 10:22 PM 14,569 Views 0 Comments

Suggestions that Weinstein instead be arraigned by video were also rejected.

A California Judge has overturned a three decades old ban on assault rifles
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A California Judge has overturned a three decades old ban on assault rifles

Jun 5th 2021, 8:26 AM 44,495 Views 80 Comments

Judge Roger T Benitez said the ban, in place since 1989, was unconstitutional.

Nine killed by employee in California rail yard mass shooting
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Nine killed by employee in California rail yard mass shooting

Updated May 27th 2021, 9:20 AM 49,962 Views 29 Comments

The shooting took place at a light rail facility in San Jose.

Caitlyn Jenner describes herself as an ‘outsider’ in California governor race
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Caitlyn Jenner describes herself as an ‘outsider’ in California governor race

May 6th 2021, 10:15 AM 18,548 Views 0 Comments

She is known for Keeping Up with the Kardashians and the spin-off, I Am Cait.

Andy Ruiz Jr recovers from knock-down to mark comeback fight with win in California
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Andy Ruiz Jr recovers from knock-down to mark comeback fight with win in California

May 2nd 2021, 10:09 AM 12,985 Views 7 Comments

Ruiz was fighting for the first time since the rematch with Anthony Joshua in December 2019

'Proven winner' Caitlyn Jenner says she will run for governor of California
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'Proven winner' Caitlyn Jenner says she will run for governor of California

Apr 23rd 2021, 4:36 PM 26,371 Views 0 Comments

Democratic governor Gavin Newsom is facing a likely recall election this year.

Tiger Woods driving at nearly double the legal speed limit when he crashed in California
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Tiger Woods driving at nearly double the legal speed limit when he crashed in California

Apr 7th 2021, 6:46 PM 40,400 Views 24 Comments

The accident in Ranchos Palos Verdes left the 15-time major champion with a shattered right leg.

Child among four people shot and killed in southern California office
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Child among four people shot and killed in southern California office

Apr 1st 2021, 7:36 AM 27,576 Views 20 Comments

The shooter was shot by an officer and taken to hospital, police said.

Ireland's Meadow and Maguire slip back as Park keeps one-stroke lead at LPGA Kia Classic
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Ireland's Meadow and Maguire slip back as Park keeps one-stroke lead at LPGA Kia Classic

Mar 27th 2021, 9:42 AM 2,395 Views 2 Comments

Stephanie Meadow shot 75 and Leona Maguire hit 74.

SUV in crash where 13 people died in California came through hole in Mexico border fence
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SUV in crash where 13 people died in California came through hole in Mexico border fence

Mar 4th 2021, 7:09 AM 39,119 Views 30 Comments

A section of the fence was apparently cut away by smugglers.

13 of 25 people crammed into SUV killed after vehicle collides with lorry in California
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13 of 25 people crammed into SUV killed after vehicle collides with lorry in California

Mar 3rd 2021, 6:44 AM 39,783 Views 9 Comments

Most of the dead were Mexicans, a Mexican official said.

Zodiac Killer message decoded after more than 50 years
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Zodiac Killer message decoded after more than 50 years

Dec 12th 2020, 10:00 AM 136,621 Views 53 Comments

The message was sent in November 1969 to the San Francisco Chronicle newspaper.

Monolith emerges in California after Utah and Romania works disappear
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Monolith emerges in California after Utah and Romania works disappear

Dec 4th 2020, 9:49 AM 45,375 Views 48 Comments

The origins of the monoliths are still unknown.

US captain of scuba dive boat charged with manslaughter over deaths of 34 people last year
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US captain of scuba dive boat charged with manslaughter over deaths of 34 people last year

Dec 2nd 2020, 7:01 AM 20,756 Views 4 Comments

The boat sank off the California coast after bursting into flames last year.

'A proxy for the future of work': California votes to exempt Uber from new state labour law
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'A proxy for the future of work': California votes to exempt Uber from new state labour law

Nov 4th 2020, 1:55 PM 10,933 Views 8 Comments

Uber and Lyft donated tens of millions of dollars to the campaign.

Crews from around the state deployed to northern California as new fire threat looms
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Crews from around the state deployed to northern California as new fire threat looms

Oct 15th 2020, 9:08 AM 14,333 Views 3 Comments

More than 8,500 wildfires have burned more than 6,400 square miles in California since the start of the year, most since mid-August.

15 people killed and 500,000 others evacuated as US West Coast wildfires continue
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15 people killed and 500,000 others evacuated as US West Coast wildfires continue

Sep 11th 2020, 7:42 PM 18,157 Views 23 Comments

The August Complex Fire became the biggest recorded blaze in Californian history yesterday.

Meadow two-under after opening round of Major event in California
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Meadow two-under after opening round of Major event in California

Updated Sep 11th 2020, 7:39 AM 5,544 Views 1 Comment

Leona Maguire finished one-over and Olivia Mehaffey is five-over.

Oregon fires force 500,000 to flee as death toll rises across western US
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Oregon fires force 500,000 to flee as death toll rises across western US

Sep 11th 2020, 7:36 AM 19,694 Views 12 Comments

Some 14,000 firefighters are working along the West Coast.

PHOTOS: Wildfires turn sky orange in California
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PHOTOS: Wildfires turn sky orange in California

Sep 10th 2020, 8:03 AM 33,625 Views 27 Comments

Three people have died in the latest blaze.

California wildfires burn a record two million acres
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California wildfires burn a record two million acres

Sep 8th 2020, 10:00 PM 17,306 Views 18 Comments

Two of the three largest fires in state history are burning in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Remote towns evacuated as California battles wildfires and heatwave
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Remote towns evacuated as California battles wildfires and heatwave

Updated Sep 7th 2020, 7:33 PM 54,866 Views 34 Comments

Firefighters working in steep terrain saved a small town from flames that roared down hillsides towards a marina.

California wildfires some of largest in state history
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California wildfires some of largest in state history

Aug 22nd 2020, 7:50 AM 20,222 Views 17 Comments

Thousands of people have been forced to flee their homes by the intense summer blazes.

Golden State killer sentenced to life in prison without parole
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Golden State killer sentenced to life in prison without parole

Aug 22nd 2020, 7:24 AM 47,196 Views 39 Comments

Joseph James DeAngelo, 74, was sentenced for the spree between 1975 and 1986.

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