Valley fire tops 10,250 acres, remains 1 percent contained as new evacuation ordered
Crews enter the third day of fighting the fire; military aircraft will join the efforts
The Summer of COVID-19 ends with health officials worried
The Lost Summer of 2020 drew to a close Monday with many big Labor Day gatherings canceled across the U.S. and health authorities pleading with people to keep their distance … Click to Continue »
AQI in Bishop hits 449 due to Creek Fire, worst in the U.S.
The Air Quality Index operates on a scale from 0 to 500. The higher the AQI value, the greater the level of air pollution and the greater the health concern. An AQI value of 50 or below represents good air quality, while an AQI value over 300 signals hazardous conditions.
Police Seeking Help Finding 6-Year-Old Boy LA Believed Abducted By His Father
Police are asking for the public’s help to locate a 6-year-old boy believed to have been taken by his father, who does not have custody of the child, from Los Angeles. On Sunday afternoon, Chance Dorsett’s grandfather, who has full custody of the little boy, allowed the child’s father — his son — to take…
SF Police Investigate Homicide Near Scene of Illegal Sideshow
San Francisco police early Monday morning said they were investigating a homicide in the city’s Mission Terrace neighborhood, where an illegal sideshow had been taking place. At least one person was dead and two others were injured after shots rang out at about 12:15 a.m. in the area of Mission Street and Ocean Avenue, near…
2 slain in Anaheim; suspect is believed to have killed himself in Santa Barbara County
ANAHEIM — Anaheim detectives investigating a double homicide Sunday found the suspect in Santa Barbara County dead from an apparent suicide. It started about 6:15 a.m. when officers were called to an apartment in the 1800 block of South Haster Street on a report that two people had been shot, according to Anaheim police Sgt.…
India becomes 2nd worst-hit country, economic pain is urgent
NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s increasing caseload made the Asian giant the pandemic’s second-worst-hit country behind the United States on Monday as its efforts to head off economic disaster gain urgency. The 90,802 cases added in the past 24 hours pushed India’s total past Brazil with 4.2 million cases. India is now only behind the…
Berkeley mayor vows to set up sanctioned homeless camp as Willard Park conditions worsen
Six months into the coronavirus pandemic, which has seen an increase in homeless campsites around town, Berkeley is stepping up efforts to tackle problematic behavior and firming up plans for its first sanctioned camp.