California

A hand crew works a fire break as they establish a hose line along a ridge during the El Dorado Fire along Highway 38 west of Forest Falls, Calif., Thursday afternoon, Sept. 10, 2020, as a hand crew establishes a hose line along a ridge. The fire was started by a device at a gender reveal party Sat., Sept. 5. (Will Lester/The Orange County Register/SCNG via AP)

10 dead as California fire becomes deadliest of year

29 major wildfires burning from Oregon border to just north of Mexico

  • Sep 11, 2020

 

A helicopter prepares to drop water at a wildfire in Yucaipa, Calif., Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020. Three fast-spreading California wildfires sent people fleeing Saturday, with one trapping campers at a reservoir in the Sierra National Forest, as a brutal heat wave pushed temperatures into triple digits in many parts of state. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)

As California burns, the winds arrive and the lights go out

Two of the three largest fires in state history are burning in the San Francisco Bay Area

  • Sep 8, 2020

 

(AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Army aircraft crashes off California, killing 2 soldiers

The aircraft crashed during a routine training exercise

 

California firefighters `taxed to the limit’ seeking help

California firefighters `taxed to the limit’ seeking help

California lawmakers pass bill to erase old pot convictions

California lawmakers pass bill to erase old pot convictions

SAN FRANCISCO — A bill requiring California prosecutors to erase or reduce…

  • Aug 22, 2018
California lawmakers pass bill to erase old pot convictions

California now world’s 5th largest economy, surpassing UK

California now world’s fifth largest economy, surpassing U.K. SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California’s…

  • May 4, 2018
Lawsuit seeks to stop big California homeless camp shutdown

Lawsuit seeks to stop big California homeless camp shutdown

SANTA ANA, Calif. — A religious organization that serves the poor in…

  • Jan 29, 2018
Lawsuit seeks to stop big California homeless camp shutdown
Abused California sibling went to college, didn’t seek help

Abused California sibling went to college, didn’t seek help

RIVERSIDE, Calif. — The community college student with a page-boy haircut was…

  • Jan 29, 2018
Abused California sibling went to college, didn’t seek help
Classmate: Girl tortured with siblings was bullied, frail

Classmate: Girl tortured with siblings was bullied, frail

LOS ANGELES — The oldest of the 13 California siblings who authorities…

  • Jan 23, 2018
Classmate: Girl tortured with siblings was bullied, frail
13 siblings held captive were likely coerced to remain quiet

13 siblings held captive were likely coerced to remain quiet

LOS ANGELES — When a 17-year-old girl jumped out a window from…

  • Jan 17, 2018
13 siblings held captive were likely coerced to remain quiet
Hopes of finding survivors drop after California mudslides

Hopes of finding survivors drop after California mudslides

MONTECITO, Calif. — More than two full days after mudslides ravaged the…

  • Jan 11, 2018
Hopes of finding survivors drop after California mudslides
Death toll hits 15 in California mudslides; 24 missing

Death toll hits 15 in California mudslides; 24 missing

Death toll hits 15 in California mudslides; 24 missing MONTECITO, Calif. —…

  • Jan 10, 2018
Death toll hits 15 in California mudslides; 24 missing
Ash falls like snow as celebrities flee California community

Ash falls like snow as celebrities flee California community

Ash falls like snow as celebrities flee California community LOS ANGELES —…

  • Dec 11, 2017
Ash falls like snow as celebrities flee California community
Trainers rushed to save terrified horses as flames closed in

Trainers rushed to save terrified horses as flames closed in

BONSALL, Calif. — A routine day at an elite training centre for…

  • Dec 8, 2017
Trainers rushed to save terrified horses as flames closed in
California sent fire danger text alert to 12 million people

California sent fire danger text alert to 12 million people

LOS ANGELES — Millions of Southern Californians already dealing with a siege…

  • Dec 7, 2017
California sent fire danger text alert to 12 million people
New blaze erupts in tony Bel Air area of Los Angeles

New blaze erupts in tony Bel Air area of Los Angeles

VENTURA, Calif. — A dangerous new wildfire erupted in the tony Bel…

  • Dec 6, 2017
New blaze erupts in tony Bel Air area of Los Angeles
Gusty and dry: Santa Ana winds fan raging California fires

Gusty and dry: Santa Ana winds fan raging California fires

The wildfires raging in Southern California are being fanned by Santa Ana…

  • Dec 5, 2017
Gusty and dry: Santa Ana winds fan raging California fires
California wildfire insurance claims top $3.3 billion

California wildfire insurance claims top $3.3 billion

California wildfire insurance claims top $3.3 billion

  • Oct 31, 2017
California wildfire insurance claims top $3.3 billion
Grim search for victims as wildfires grow to size of NYC

Grim search for victims as wildfires grow to size of NYC

SONOMA, Calif. — Teams with cadaver dogs began a grim search Thursday…

  • Oct 12, 2017
Grim search for victims as wildfires grow to size of NYC
Hundreds missing amid California fires; loved ones go online

Hundreds missing amid California fires; loved ones go online

SANTA ROSA, Calif. — Friends and relatives desperately checked hospitals and shelters…

  • Oct 11, 2017
Hundreds missing amid California fires; loved ones go online