Stories tagged: california
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 12, 2019
Federal investigators say all six crew members were asleep when a fire broke out in a scuba diving boat off the coast of California, killing 34 people
Wed., Sept. 11, 2019
California lawmakers have sent the governor a bill that would give new wage and benefit protections to workers at so-called gig economy companies such as Uber and Lyft.
Mon., Sept. 9, 2019
U.S. authorities are conducting a criminal investigation into the fiery dive boat disaster that killed 34 people off the coast of California, two officials said Monday.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 3, 2019
Authorities say flames roared through a boat of sleeping scuba divers so quickly that it appears none of the 34 people below deck could escape
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 2, 2019
A fire raged through a boat carrying recreational scuba divers anchored near an island off the Southern California coast early Monday, leaving at least eight people dead and hope diminishing …
Wed., Aug. 28, 2019
California fishermen are reporting one of the best salmon fishing seasons in years, thanks to heavy rain and snow that ended the state’s historic drought.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 27, 2019
Antonio de la Rosa doesn’t take it easy on his vacations. The Spaniard spent his summer paddling his way from California across the Pacific Ocean to Hawaii.
Thu., Aug. 22, 2019
All 10 people aboard a small jet escaped injury Wednesday after the aircraft aborted its takeoff at a small Northern California airport, went off the runway and burst into flames, …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 20, 2019
Joe Biden won’t be among the parade of White House hopefuls in California this week, as he’s skipping the Democratic National Committee’s summer meeting to campaign in New Hampshire instead.
Mon., Aug. 19, 2019
California is changing its standards for when police can kill under a law signed Monday by Gov. Gavin Newsom, as it tries to deter police shootings of young minority men …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 19, 2019
The U.S. military has conducted a flight test of a type of missile banned for more than 30 years by a treaty that both the United States and Russia abandoned …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 19, 2019
More than two decades before Jeffrey Epstein took his own life, a woman went into a California police station and filed one of the earliest sex-crime complaints against him: that …
Fri., Aug. 16, 2019
California’s unemployment rate has again fallen to an historic low of 4.1% as the world’s fifth-largest economy continues to add jobs following the Great Recession.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 14, 2019
Authorities say a man died shortly after competing in a taco-eating contest at a minor league baseball game in California.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 13, 2019
A California Highway Patrol officer was killed and two officers others wounded during a “long and horrific gun battle” at a traffic stop on a freeway near Los Angeles, authorities …
Sat., Aug. 10, 2019
Just a few miles from downtown, historic Highland Park is becoming one of the hippest – and most walkable – sections of L.A. It’s lined with trees, taquerias, vintage shops, …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 8, 2019
A man “full of anger” stabbed, slashed and robbed his way across two Southern California cities in a bloody rampage that killed four people and wounded two others who were …
Wed., Aug. 7, 2019
Dozens of white-collar Walmart employees are expected to walk out Wednesday afternoon to protest the retailer’s gun policies after shootings at two company stores left 24 people dead.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 7, 2019
A Southern California seaside community is in an uproar after a home was given a new paint job featuring two huge emojis on a bright pink background.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 6, 2019
A millionaire fugitive charged with killing his wife in California spent the past four years in Mexico until intense media coverage led to hundreds of tips and eventually his capture, …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 1, 2019
Senators from California and Montana said Thursday that they plan to introduce a bipartisan bill that aims to protect communities from wildfires like the one that killed 85 people and …
UPDATED: Wed., July 31, 2019
U.S. Navy fighter jet crashes in Death Valley National Park; 7 people who were at a scenic overlook were injured
Tue., July 30, 2019
Event organizers should review their emergency plans after a deadly shooting at a California food festival to see if they can make additional safety improvements as the peak of summer …
UPDATED: Mon., July 29, 2019
Authorities on Monday were searching for answers to why a 19-year-old opened fire on a popular food festival less than a mile from his parents’ home in California, killing two …
UPDATED: Sun., July 28, 2019
Agents from the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are responding to the scene of a shooting at an annual food festival in northern California.
UPDATED: Thu., July 25, 2019
Four major automakers have reached a deal with California to increase gas mileage and greenhouse gas emissions standards, bypassing the Trump administration’s push to freeze requirements at 2021 levels.
UPDATED: Thu., July 25, 2019
An investigation into Marines accused of helping smuggle migrants into the United States led to the arrest Thursday of 16 of their fellow Marines at California’s Camp Pendleton, just north …
Wed., July 24, 2019
Insurance companies contending that Pacific Gas & Electric owes them more than $20 billion from wildfire claims want to take over the California utility and pull it out of bankruptcy.
Fri., July 12, 2019
California authorities are beginning to clean up a massive oil spill that dumped nearly 800,000 gallons of oil and water into a canyon
Mon., July 8, 2019
U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell of California is ending his presidential bid, becoming the first candidate in the crowded 2020 Democratic primary to exit the campaign.