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Economy Sep 29California’s wine country residents face fire fatigue
The Glass Fire has scorched more than 66 square miles (170 square kilometers) and destroyed about 95 structures. It's the fourth major fire in three years in the Napa-Sonoma area.
Science Aug 22Reinforcements arriving to help in deadly California fires
Firefighters and aircraft from 10 states began arriving in California Friday to help weary crews battling some of the largest blazes in state history as weekend weather threatened to renew the advance of flames that have killed six people and…
Education Jul 07States sue U.S. Department of Education over diverted virus relief funds for schools
In the lawsuit filed Tuesday, the attorneys general of California and Michigan say the department run by Secretary Betsy DeVos is attempting to take pandemic relief funds away from K-12 public schools and divert them to private schools.
Nation Jul 01San Francisco will stop releasing mug shots
San Francisco police will stop making public the mug shots of people who have been arrested unless they pose a threat to the public, as part of an effort to stop perpetuating racial stereotypes, the city's police chief announced Wednesday.
Health Mar 262 deaths tied to California cruise ship, with few tested
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed Thursday that fewer than half the ship's 2,400 passengers were tested for the virus.
Economy Mar 23PG&E to plead guilty to lethal crimes in 2018 wildfires
No one from PG&E will go to jail. Instead, the company will pay a $4 million fine and help pay to restore water access. …
Health Mar 10New York sending in National Guard to control virus
New York's governor announced he is sending National Guard troops to scrub surfaces and deliver food in and around a New York City suburb at the center of the nation's biggest cluster of coronavirus cases.
Nation Mar 10Thousands on virus-hit cruise ship wait their turn to leave
The Grand Princess ship had been held off the coast since Wednesday because of evidence that it was the breeding ground for more than 20 infections tied to a previous voyage.
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.
Health Mar 07Coronavirus concerns stall cruise ship off California
Thousands of people were confined to a cruise ship circling in international waters off the San Francisco Bay Area Saturday after 21 passengers and crew members tested positive for the new coronavirus.