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Nation Sep 11At least 10 people confirmed dead, 16 remain missing amid North California wildfires
More than 2,000 homes and other buildings had burned in the fire, which began several weeks ago as a lightning-sparked collection of blazes northeast of San Francisco. The final toll is expected to be much higher.
Nation Sep 10California fire that killed 3 threatens thousands of homes
Several other people have been critically burned and hundreds, if not thousands, of homes and other buildings are believed to have been damaged or destroyed by the fire in the foothills of the northern Sierra Nevada, authorities said.
Nation Sep 09Firefighters overtaken by flames in California mountains
More than a dozen California firefighters trying to protect a fire station in rugged mountains were overrun by flames Tuesday, and several were hurt.
Nation Jul 22Sierra Club calls out founder John Muir for racist views
The Oakland, California-based environmental group said Wednesday that Muir was part of the group's history perpetuating white supremacy.
Nation May 30U.S. cities fear protests may fuel new wave of virus outbreaks
Images showing thousands of screaming, unmasked protesters have sent shudders through the health community, which worries its calls for social distancing during the demonstrations are unlikely to be heard.
Nation May 23Density, poverty keep Los Angeles struggling against virus
The nation’s most populous county is not looking to reopen more widely until the next summer holiday, July 4th. That's because the number of coronavirus cases has grown at a pace that leaves it unable to meet even the new,…
Politics May 22U.S. warns Los Angeles stay-at-home extension could be illegal
The U.S. Department of Justice sent a letter to the mayor of Los Angeles warning that an extension of the coronavirus stay-at-home orders may be unlawful.
Economy Apr 21Chipotle agrees to record $25 million fine over tainted food
The fast food company was charged Tuesday in Los Angeles federal court with two counts of violating the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act by serving adulterated food.
Nation Mar 24California scrambling to obtain virus protection gear
The governor also announced he would close parking lots at dozens of beaches and state parks to prevent the spread of coronavirus after large groups flocked to the coast and mountains to get outdoors.
Nation Feb 24Kobe Bryant’s widow sues helicopter operator for deaths
The lawsuit was filed as a public memorial service for Kobe Bryant and his daughter was being held at the arena where Bryant played most of his career. …