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     (CNN) — It was a long, dizzying week to be a Californian. The Golden State has been trying to contain the surge of coronavirus cases that started in the summer while dozens of wildfires are burning and smoke is making it hard to breathe. Then, as if not enough crises had collided, Southern California was...
    JUNIPER HILLS, Calif. (AP) — An enormous wildfire that churned through mountains northeast of Los Angeles and into the Mojave Desert was still threatening homes on Monday, but officials said calmer winds could help crews corral the flames. At 165 square miles (427 square kilometers), the Bobcat Fire is one of the largest ever...
    SACRAMENTO (AP) — California will not accept new unemployment claims for the next two weeks as the state works to prevent fraud and reduce a backlog as more than 2 million people are out of work statewide during the coronavirus pandemic, officials said late Saturday. Nearly 600,000 Californians are part of a backlog where their...
    A wind-driven wildfire burning in the mountains northeast of Los Angeles has now scorched over 100,000 acres as of Monday, as strong winds even whipped up a "smokenado." The Bobcat Fire has been burning since Labor Day weekend and doubled in size last week, becoming one of Los Angeles County's largest wildfires in history. "We're...
    California has the highest level of functional poverty in the U.S., according to U.S. Census Bureau data. “California’s political leaders talk of the ‘utopia’ they are building,” State Rep. Kevin Kiley, R-Rocklin, said. “A new Census Bureau report once again shows that we have the highest poverty rate in the nation.” Riley and...
    By Nicole Chavez | CNN It was a long, dizzying week to be a Californian. The Golden State has been trying to contain the surge of coronavirus cases that started in the summer while dozens of wildfires are burning and smoke is making it hard to breathe. Then, as if not enough crises had collided,...
    Sandra Martinez, 45, a housekeeper, used to work three days a week before the pandemic struck. Now she does the same work for one day’s pay, because her employer thought one housekeeping appointment was less risky than three. She used to take three buses to work, an epic commute that made her workdays 15 hours...
    Coronavirus deaths in California topped 15,000 on Sunday, another bleak milestone that puts the state just behind Texas in lives lost to COVID-19. As of Sunday, California recorded 15,014 deaths, adding 27 Sunday and 77 Saturday — a reminder of the staggering loss even as new cases are falling. Los Angeles County has by far...
    SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- The COVID-19 pandemic is having a major impact across the world and also in cities across Northern California. The latest number of confirmed cases in the U.S. can be found at the CDC's 2019 Novel Coronavirus in the U.S. page. (The CDC updates the webpage on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.)Join anchor...
    In data released by the State of California Employment Development Department today, unemployment numbers for March dropped by 0.5 percent over March of 2016. Employment increased to 19,300 jobs in March throughout the state, according to the data, bringing the total jobs in nonfarm industries to 16,694,000. Six sectors saw increased...
    Newport Beach-based CT Realty recently acquired 345 acres of industrial-use land in Stockton, according to a press release issued by the company. The company plans to develop a 4.4 million square foot logistics center off Arch Road, east of Highway 99 in Stockton. The center will include space for high-clearance distribution,...
    A deputy-involved shooting at the end of a short, high-speed pursuit in Stanton left a stolen vehicle suspect dead Friday night, Sept. 18, authorities said. Orange County sheriff’s deputies identified a stolen vehicle while on patrol in the area of Beach Boulevard and Chapman Avenue about 5:15 p.m. Friday and attempted to pull it over,...
    (CNN)Storm surge from Tropical Storm Beta is already causing damage as the storm prepares to make landfall along the Texas coast. Here's what you need to know to Get Up to Speed and On with Your Day. (You can also get "5 Things You Need to Know Today" delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up...
    Another tragic wildfire season will lead thousands of people across the West Coast — particularly in California — to move to greener pastures, by choice or by necessity. But where they should move to is a difficult question, as a changing climate rapidly shifts how livable many parts of the country are. Thousands of wildfires...
    Farmers keep working as a wildfire on a hill burns in the background in Camarillo, Calif., Thursday, May 2, 2013.Ringo H.W. Chiu/AP For indispensable reporting on the coronavirus crisis, the election, and more, subscribe to the Mother Jones Daily newsletter.This piece was originally published in Grist and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership....
    SACRAMENTO —  For proof that climate change is not the primary cause of horrific Western wildfires, look at Baja California, Mexico. Baja has a big mountain range that resembles the Sierra Nevada, but it’s healthy and fire-resilient. That’s because until relatively recently, it was managed by nature, not humans — except for Indigenous people who...
    The two deputies injured during an ambush shooting in California on Sept. 12, received a call from President Trump last week as they were recovering in the hospital, according to authorities. The deputies, a 31-year-old mother, and a 24-year-old man, were in their marked patrol vehicle outside a Metro train station in Compton on Sept. 12, when police said...
    President TrumpDonald John TrumpUS reimposes UN sanctions on Iran amid increasing tensions Jeff Flake: Republicans 'should hold the same position' on SCOTUS vacancy as 2016 Trump supporters chant 'Fill that seat' at North Carolina rally MORE dismissed evidence pointed to by California's governor of climate change's role in the state's continuing wildfires during a Fox...
    San Diego —  A prestigious San Diego research institute and a Long Beach social-benefit investment group are teaming to create what could be the first fish farm in federal waters. The proposed Pacific Ocean AquaFarm would be about four miles offshore of San Diego and would generate 5,000 metric tons of sushi-grade yellowfish each year...
    FRESNO, Calif. -- A two-year-old boy has died due to a house fire in Tulare County Friday morning.Deputies say a 13-year-old boy, who is a neighbor, was watching the two-year-old and a six-year-old girl overnight.Tulare County Fire officials said at least one of the adults who lived at the home was contracted to work the...
    SACRAMENTO (AP) — California will not accept new unemployment claims for the next two weeks as the state works to prevent fraud and reduce a backlog as more than 2 million people are out of work statewide during the coronavirus pandemic, officials said late Saturday. Nearly 600,000 Californians are part of a backlog where their...
    Coronavirus deaths in California topped 15,000 on Sunday, according to The Times tracker, a reminder of the staggering toll even as new cases are falling. As of Sunday, California recorded 15,014 deaths, adding 27 Sunday and 77 on Saturday. The state has more than 785,000 confirmed cases, the most of any state in the nation....
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- California will not accept new unemployment claims for the next two weeks as the state works to prevent fraud and reduce a backlog as millions remain out of work statewide during the coronavirus pandemic, officials said late Saturday.Nearly 600,000 Californians are part of a backlog where their unemployment claims have not been...
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will not accept new unemployment claims for the next two weeks as the state works to prevent fraud and reduce a backlog as more than 2 million people are out of work statewide during the coronavirus pandemic, officials said late Saturday. Nearly 600,000 Californians are part of a backlog where...
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- California will not accept new unemployment claims for the next two weeks as the state works to prevent fraud and reduce a backlog as millions remain out of work statewide during the coronavirus pandemic, officials said late Saturday.Nearly 600,000 Californians are part of a backlog where their unemployment claims have not been...
    Loading the player... California’s death count from the coronavirus surpassed 15,000 on Sunday even as the state saw widespread improvement in infection levels. A tally by Johns Hopkins University put California’s death toll at 15,026, the fourth highest in the country. New York has suffered by far the most deaths — 33,081 — followed...
    LOS ANGELES (AP/CBS13) — California’s death count from the coronavirus surpassed 15,000 on Sunday even as the state saw widespread improvement in infection levels. As of 2:45 p.m. on Sunday, a tally by Johns Hopkins University put California’s death toll at 15,027, the fourth highest in the country. New York has suffered by far the...
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will not accept new unemployment claims for the next two weeks as the state works to prevent fraud and reduce a backlog as more than 2 million people are out of work statewide during the coronavirus pandemic, officials said late Saturday. Nearly 600,000 Californians are part of a backlog where...
    By The Associated Press California’s death count from the coronavirus has surpassed 15,000 even as the state sees widespread improvement in infection levels. A tally by Johns Hopkins University put California’s death toll at 15,027 on Sunday, the fourth-highest in the country. New York has suffered by far the most deaths — 33,087 — followed...
    SAN FRANCISCO (CBS/AP) — California’s death count from the coronavirus surpassed 15,000 on Sunday even as the state saw widespread improvement in infection levels. A tally by Johns Hopkins University put California’s death toll at 15,026, the fourth highest in the country. New York has suffered by far the most deaths — 33,081 — followed...
    Mandatory evacuation orders were issued for several California communities over the weekend as record-setting wildfires raged across the state. The Associated Press reported Sunday that evacuation orders were issued for residents of Silver City and Mineral King, two communities in central California, while parts of Los Angeles County in the southern part of the state have been...
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA/AP) — The coronavirus has killed more than 15,000 people in California as of Sunday. The Associated Press, citing a tally by Johns Hopkins University, reported that California’s death toll stood at 15,026. Other states with high death tolls as a result of the pandemic included New York, New Jersey, and Texas. Los...
    LOS ANGELES – An operation resulted in the discovery of 2,000 to 3,000 roosters and the arrest of several people when a search warrant was issued Monday in an unincorporated area of ​​Chatsworth. Investigators with sheriff’s department community associations issued the search warrant around 7 am on the multi-acre...
    RAPPER Drake has topped a chart of the most expensive celebrity homes to clean. The 33-year-old Toosie Slide singer’s 50,000sq ft Toronto mansion comes in at £160,000 a year — or £3,000 a week. 3The singer's mansion costs £160K a year to cleanCredit: Splash News 3The property boasts a huge pool with statues depicting naked...
    The National Weather Service for the first time issued a tornado warning of fire sparked by a fire in Northern California A fiery tornado formed during a fire. Photo: US Fish and Wildlife Service; cropped by Beyond My Ken (talk) 00:25, 17 September 2015 (UTC) / Public domain...
    SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- The COVID-19 pandemic is having a major impact across the world and also in cities across Northern California. The latest number of confirmed cases in the U.S. can be found at the CDC's 2019 Novel Coronavirus in the U.S. page. (The CDC updates the webpage on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.)Join anchor...
    By STEFANIE DAZIO, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — The destruction wrought by a wind-driven wildfire in the mountains northeast of Los Angeles approached 156 square miles (404 square kilometers) Sunday, burning structures, homes and a nature center in a famed Southern California wildlife sanctuary in foothill desert communities. Firefighters were, however, able to defend...
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The destruction wrought by a wind-driven wildfire in the mountains northeast of Los Angeles approached 156 square miles (404 square kilometers) Sunday, burning structures, homes and a nature center in a famed Southern California wildlife sanctuary in foothill desert communities. Firefighters were, however, able to defend Mount Wilson, which overlooks greater...
    By MIKE SCHNEIDER, Associated Press ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Already burdened by the coronavirus pandemic and a tightened deadline, the Census Bureau must now contend with several natural disasters as wildfires and hurricanes disrupt the final weeks of the nation's once-a-decade headcount. The fires on the West Coast forced tens of thousands of people to...
    Citing the economic impact of COVID-19, a Westchester County location of a popular pizza chain announced its closure this September.  "Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and related lease challenges with our landlords, we regret to inform you that we have closed this CPK restaurant," the Scarsdale California Pizza Kitchen announced on their website. The...
    Citing the economic impact of COVID-19, a Westchester County location of a popular pizzeria chain announced their closure this September.  "Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and related lease challenges with our landlords, we regret to inform you that we have closed this CPK restaurant," the Scarsdale California Pizza Kitchen announced on their website. The...
    A 20-year-old Fort Irwin soldier and her boyfriend were jailed after the woman’s 4-month-old son was admitted to a hospital with a brain injury and burns, the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department said. Heaven Ramirez of Fort Irwin, which is northeast of Barstow, and 23-year-old Elisha Jones of Madera were arrested on suspicion of torture...