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MAP: California Wildfires in 2015
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MAP: California Wildfires in 2015

It’s challenging to keep up with all the wildfires raging in California. But Esri, an interactive mapping company based in Redding, Calif., is doing just that. Read »

8 minutes ago
BASE Jumper's Girlfriend Heard 'Thwack' During Deadly Jump

BASE Jumper's Girlfriend Heard 'Thwack' During Deadly Jump

World-famous wingsuit flier Dean Potter had strapped his iPhone to the back of his head and hit record before... Read »

2 hours ago
PHOTO: ’Triple Washed’ Spinach Had Dead Frog, Woman Claims

PHOTO: ’Triple Washed’ Spinach Had Dead Frog, Woman Claims

A woman claims she found a dead frog in a package of organic baby spinach she bought at a Southern California market... Read »

3 hours ago
Caught on Camera: Customer Berated for Speaking Spanish at IHOP

Caught on Camera: Customer Berated for Speaking Spanish at IHOP

Norma Vasquez said she felt "awful" and "worthless" after she was berated by another customer for speaking Spanish... Watch »

51 minutes ago
Unprecedented: Rocky Fire Grows to 65K Acres

Unprecedented: Rocky Fire Grows to 65K Acres

The Rocky Fire had only grown 3,000 acres overnight, but was earning the title of the most notorious wildfire... Read »

20 minutes ago
Judge Blocks Release of Secret Planned Parenthood Recordings

Judge Blocks Release of Secret Planned Parenthood Recordings

Abortion rights advocates locked in a public relations battle with abortion opponents over videos of Planned... Read »

Aug 3, 2015

Rocky Fire Rages in Northern California

Fast-Moving Rocky Fire Threatens Thousands of Structures Near Clear Lake View »

59 minutes ago
Rare Gray Wolf Sighting in Northern California

Rare Gray Wolf Sighting in Northern California

State wildlife officials say they believe a gray wolf has been roaming the wilds near the California-Oregon border. Read »

Aug 3, 2015
Construction Worker Dies After Bee Attack

Construction Worker Dies After Bee Attack

A construction worker was killed and two others were injured in a bee attack in Riverside on Monday morning... Watch »

Aug 3, 2015
2nd Missing Special Olympics Athlete Found

2nd Missing Special Olympics Athlete Found

A Special Olympics athlete who was reported missing at Los Angeles International Airport was found Monday afternoon... Watch »

Aug 3, 2015
CA Nat'l Parks Have Worst Air Quality of Nation's Parks

CA Nat'l Parks Have Worst Air Quality of Nation's Parks

For at least one month a year, visitors to four California parks breathe air that is unhealthy for most visitors and... Read »

Aug 3, 2015
Rocky Fire Threatens Thousands of Homes

Rocky Fire Threatens Thousands of Homes

The Rocky Fire racing across Northern California had burned 62,000 acres and was 12 percent contained as of Monday... Watch »

5 hours ago
Officials to Investigate, Learn From Firefighter's Death

Officials to Investigate, Learn From Firefighter's Death

Officials plan to spend upcoming weeks investigating what killed South Dakota fireman David Ruhl and finding ways to... Watch »

Aug 2, 2015
Two Die of Suspected Overdoses at HARD Music Festival

Two Die of Suspected Overdoses at HARD Music Festival

Two women died of suspected overdoses in separate incidents while at the HARD Summer Music Festival at the Pomona... Read »

Aug 2, 2015
$110 Million Powerball Ticket Sold in LA

$110 Million Powerball Ticket Sold in LA

Someone who bought a Powerball lottery ticket in South Los Angeles this weekend woke up $110 million richer Sunday... Read »

Aug 2, 2015
Rocky Fire Swells to 54,000 Acres, 5 Percent Contained

Rocky Fire Swells to 54,000 Acres, 5 Percent Contained

The Rocky Fire burning in Lake County has jumped to 54,000 acres, Cal Fire said Sunday. The blaze, located southeast Watch »

Aug 3, 2015
Wragg Fire 95 Percent Contained at 8,051 Acres: Cal Fire

Wragg Fire 95 Percent Contained at 8,051 Acres: Cal Fire

Firefighters have nearly contained a wildfire in Napa and Solano counties, Cal Fire officials said. Read »

Aug 2, 2015
'I Love This Water': Surfer With Disabilities Inspires Beachgoers

'I Love This Water': Surfer With Disabilities Inspires Beachgoers

Solomon-Coombs was born with various neurological disorders and was diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome, a form of... Watch »

Aug 1, 2015
Spike in Suicides Boosts Oversight of a California Women's Prison

Spike in Suicides Boosts Oversight of a California Women's Prison

A spike in suicides and attempted suicides has prompted corrections officials to step up oversight at a California... Read »

Aug 1, 2015
 Crews Contain 95 Percent of 8,051-Acre Wragg Fire

Crews Contain 95 Percent of 8,051-Acre Wragg Fire

Crews have the 8,051-acre Wragg fire, in Napa and Solano counties near Lake Berryessa, 95 percent contained as of... Read »

Aug 1, 2015

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