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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.
Nation Oct 12Authorities: 3 deaths tied to Southern California wildfires
LOS ANGELES — Firefighters aided by diminishing winds were taming a wildfire Saturday that damaged or destroyed more than 30 structures along Los Angeles’ northern edge and sent a blanket of smoke across a swath of neighborhoods. Three…
Nation Apr 29Jewish community will ‘stand tall’ after synagogue shooting, rabbi says
Chabad of Poway's rabbi said President Donald Trump called him to share condolences on behalf of the American people.
Education Jan 23Los Angeles teachers go back to school after reaching deal
Tens of thousands of Los Angeles teachers returned to work Wednesday after voting to ratify a contract deal between their union and school officials, ending a six-day strike at the nation's second-largest district.
Education Jan 18Los Angeles teachers’ strike enters 5th day amid talks
Clashes over pay, class sizes and support-staff levels in the Los Angeles school district with 640,000 students led to its first strike in 30 years.