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Nation Oct 06Los Angeles approves one of the strictest U.S. vaccination mandates
Los Angeles leaders have voted to enact one of the nation's strictest vaccine mandates. The sweeping measure requires the shots for everyone entering bars, restaurants, nail salons, gyms and even a Lakers game.
Nation Oct 04Ship’s anchor among possible causes of California oil spill
The spill sent up to 126,000 gallons (572,807 liters) of heavy crude into the ocean. It contaminated the sands of famed Huntington Beach and other coastal communities.
Nation Oct 04Company suspected in oil spill had dozens of violations
The company is under scrutiny after a suspected leak in an underwater pipeline fouled the sands of famed Huntington Beach and other coastal communities.
Nation Oct 04Response time questioned in Southern California oil spill
Some residents, business owners and environmentalists questioned whether authorities reacted quickly enough to contain one of the largest oil spills in recent California history.
Nation Sep 02Changing winds provide hope for California wildfire battle
Commanders have warned firefighters to be prepared for dangers, including localized terrain-driven winds in the Thursday weather forecast that happen as the sun heats the ground in the Caldor Fire zone.
Nation Aug 26California wildfire dangers may be spreading across state
A wildfire that burned several homes near Los Angeles may signal that the region is facing the same dangers that have scorched Northern California this summer.
Nation Aug 16California fire threatens homes as blazes burn across West
Thousands of homes remain threatened by the nation's largest wildfire in Northern California, and firefighters across the West face a high danger of new blazes erupting because of unstable weather.
Nation Aug 06Wildfire explodes to third-largest in California history
People in the tiny mountain town of Greenville are mourning after California's largest fire incinerated much of the downtown. Authorities say at least 100 homes in and around the Sierra Nevada community burned as the wind-driven Dixie Fire exploded Wednesday…
Nation Jul 16With virus cases rising, mask mandate back on in Los Angeles
Los Angeles County will again require masks indoors even when people are vaccinated. The public health officer of the nation's largest county said there's now "substantial community transmission."…
Nation Jul 13Wildfires threaten homes, land across 10 Western states
Wildfires that torched homes and forced thousands to evacuate burned across 10 parched Western states on Tuesday, and the largest, in Oregon, threatened California's power supply.