Christopher’s Recent Stories
Nation Sep 07California sets record with 2 million acres burned so far this year
Officials say the most striking thing about the record is how early it was set — with the most dangerous part of the year ahead.
Nation Jul 10Attorney not disputing suicide findings in Black man’s death
The attorney for the family of a Black man found hanging from a tree in a Southern California city park last month on Friday did not dispute investigators’ findings ruling the death a suicide.
Nation Jul 09Police say Black man found hanging in California died by suicide
Deputies found no evidence of a crime and an autopsy conducted the next day produced an initial finding of suicide. That outraged Fuller's family, who said he wouldn't have taken his own life.
Nation Jun 18Judge approves housing for 7,000 Los Angeles homeless living near freeways
Officials say the city will provide 6,000 new beds within 10 months and another 700 beds over 18 months. And the county will spend $300 million over five years to fund services for the people.
Nation Apr 08Los Angeles undergoes massive effort to get homeless into hotels
To curb the coronavirus spread, Los Angeles has embarked on a massive effort to bring thousands of homeless people off the streets and into hotels to protect them and others from infection.
Health Mar 166 Bay Area counties in California order shelter-in-place
Officials in six San Francisco Bay Area counties issued a shelter-in-place mandate on Monday affecting nearly 7 million people, including the city of San Francisco itself.
Nation Mar 09Thousands prepare to get off ship hit by virus in California
About 1,100 crew on the ship, 19 of whom have tested positive for the new virus, will be quarantined and treated aboard the ship, which will dock elsewhere, California Gov. Gavin Newsom said.
Nation Nov 04California evacuations lifted as wildfires become more contained
About 70 percent of the Maria wildfire near Los Angeles is contained.
Nation Oct 27California blaze forces evacuations as wind spurs blackouts
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Northern California blaze forced evacuation orders and warnings for nearly all of Sonoma County stretching to the coast, with forecasts of strong winds prompting officials to begin cutting electricity for millions of people in an…
Nation Oct 23California utility to cut power again as wildfire precaution
Pacific Gas & Electric Company said it would begin precautionary power shutoffs Wednesday afternoon to nearly 180,000 homes and businesses in portions of 17 counties.