Stories tagged: california
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 21, 2020
A California inmate serving a life sentence for murder confessed in a letter that he beat to death two child molesters with another inmate’s cane hours after a prison counselor …
Thu., Feb. 20, 2020
California is the largest prize in the calculations of any Democratic presidential candidate, but it rarely seems that way
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 20, 2020
Spokane’s Sacred Heart expecting four coronavirus patients; officials emphasize little to no risk to community
Four U.S. citizens who have tested positive for the novel coronavirus are expected to arrive at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center on Thursday.
Thu., Feb. 20, 2020
The University of Southern California will phase in free tuition for undergraduate students from families with an annual income of $80,000 or less, USC President Carol L. Folt announced Thursday.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 19, 2020
Two 13-year-old boys have been arrested on suspicion of starting a blaze at a public library in central California that left a firefighter dead and another missing, officials said.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 18, 2020
The Trump administration is waiving federal contracting laws to speed construction of a U.S.-Mexico border wall, moving the president closer to fulfilling a signature campaign promise in an election year …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 11, 2020
A group of 195 evacuees was cleared Tuesday to end a two-week quarantine at a Southern California military base after flying out of China during a deadly viral outbreak.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 10, 2020
A California company says it will build and sell Chinese-designed automobiles in the U.S. at the end of next year or early in 2022.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 6, 2020
While it might sound like a local recreation center’s offerings, it’s actually part of daily life for 195 American citizens quarantined on a military base after being evacuated from the …
Wed., Feb. 5, 2020
Twenty firefighters from California have returned to the United States after spending nearly a month battling wildfires in Australia.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 5, 2020
Two jets carrying Americans fleeing the virus zone in China landed Wednesday morning at an Air Force base in Northern California. Some will be quarantined at a hotel on the …
Mon., Feb. 3, 2020
Frustrated by repeated safety lapses at the nation’s largest electric company, a California lawmaker on Monday introduced legislation that would force taxpayers to buy the struggling utility and turn it …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 3, 2020
A man cursing and muttering incoherently opened fire aboard a packed Greyhound bus in Southern California early Monday, killing one person and wounding five others in a seemingly random attack …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 31, 2020
One of the nearly 200 Americans evacuated from China because of the new virus says the group was relieved to be quarantined at a military base in Southern California
Thu., Jan. 30, 2020
A portion of border wall being built in California toppled in strong winds, falling on a busy street on the Mexican side, authorities said Thursday. No one was injured.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 29, 2020
The 195 Americans evacuated from the Chinese city at the center of the coronavirus outbreak are undergoing three days of testing and monitoring at a Southern California military base to …
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 26, 2020
Health officials in Los Angeles County have confirmed a fourth U.S. case of the new pneumonia-like virus from China.
Thu., Jan. 23, 2020
The western monarch butterfly population wintering along California’s coast remains critically low for the second year in a row, a count by an environmental group released Thursday showed.
Tue., Jan. 21, 2020
A Southern California man was sentenced to death Tuesday for the 10-year-old killings of a family of four whose bodies were found buried in shallow graves in the California desert.
Fri., Jan. 17, 2020
At least one person has died and another was seriously injured Friday in an avalanche at a Northern California ski resort, authorities said.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 9, 2020
California could become the first state with its own prescription drug label under a proposal that Gov. Gavin Newsom unveiled Thursday in a bid to lower prices by increasing competition …
Mon., Dec. 30, 2019
Detectives have arrested a 32-year-old in California in connection with the death of a man whose body was found near a logging road in Washington state last week, authorities said …
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 30, 2019
During his inaugural address last January, California Gov. Gavin Newsom made only a passing reference to wildfires and never mentioned the state’s largest utility, Pacific Gas & Electric. Both soon …
Fri., Dec. 27, 2019
Major interstates reopened in Southern California on Friday after lengthy closures caused by a cold storm that drenched the region and blanketed mountains and desert areas with heavy snow.
Thu., Dec. 26, 2019
President Donald Trump spent part of the Christmas holiday attacking California Democrats over the homelessness crisis in their state, adding another volley of tweets to his long-running criticism of one …
Thu., Dec. 26, 2019
The storm roared ashore in Southern California on Christmas, unloading torrential rain in Los Angeles and even triggering a tornado warning near Santa Barbara. This vigorous weather system will charge …
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 24, 2019
Thousands of California homeowners have lost their insurance policies as insurers pull out of areas that are at risk of fire damage or stop insuring homes altogether.
Sat., Dec. 21, 2019
The Golden State remains stuck in the slow lane when it comes to population. The number of Californians increased to 39.96 million, with new data from the Department of Finance …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 18, 2019
A thief stuffed a total of 30 bags of frozen shrimp down his pants in back-to-back burglaries of a Southern California grocery store, police said Wednesday.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 13, 2019
Buzzing chainsaws are interrupted by the frequent crash of breaking branches as crews fell towering trees and clear tangled brush in the densely forested Santa Cruz Mountains south of San …