California Fires: Rescuers Complain about Residents Wishing to Help, Making Things Difficult

Residents of California have decided to put out fires with hoses, despite evacuation orders and requests from authorities to get out of danger. Writes about this NBC News. “People are frustrated with the lack of available resources. They will always try to slip back home, but it looks like it comes out on ...

California resident used beer to protect his home from fires and it worked

A resident of Vacaville (California) Chad Little came up with an extraordinary way to extinguish a fire that threatens his home - he decided to use beer for this. Writes about this Eater San Francisco. The Little family was evacuated from their home as the LNU Lightning Complex fires approached ...

California sentenced to 'Golden State killer'

Joseph DeAngelo - 74-year-old murderer, sadist and rapist, who was nicknamed "The Assassin of the Golden State", was sentenced to life in prison. This verdict is the result of a 40-year investigation that has riveted the world's attention. Writes about this BBC. DeAngelo started his criminal ...

The worst in state history: California wildfires continue to rage

Huge bushfires, ignited by lightning, continue to rage on Monday, Aug 24, from all sides of the San Francisco Bay Area, and much of Northern California is on alert as strong lightning winds threaten to trigger more fires. Writes about this ...

California will fine those who do not wear masks: list of cities

If for some reason you are not motivated by science or compassion for others, there is another reason why you should wear a face mask in California: it's the law. Writes about this ABC7. California Governor Gavin Newsom issued a mask order ...

Lyft and Uber get permission to continue operations in California

Lyft Inc. and Uber Technologies Inc. secured a suspension of injunctions on companies in California, which would allow them to continue rather than stop working in the state or convert drivers to employees rather than independent contractors. Fox Business writes about it. ...

Uber and Lyft May End Operations in California: What You Need to Know

Uber and Lyft say they may close their California operations on Friday, August 21. If that happens, they plan not to resume transportation until at least November, when voters give their opinion on Proposition 22, their initiative to save their ...

California fires: thousands evacuated, one killed, state resources at the limit

The onslaught of wildfires raging across California was fatal as thousands of firefighters fought to contain 23 large, complex fires across the state, NPR writes. According to representatives of the Forestry and Fire Department (Cal Fire), the helicopter pilot who fought ...

For the first time in 5 years, a plague patient was identified in California

A resident of the Californian city of South Lake Tahoe contracted the plague, which was confirmed by test results, local health authorities said. This is the first case of infection in 5 years. Writes about this "Voice of America". The Eldorado County report states that the patient “is currently under surveillance ...

Electricity cut off in California in record heat: the governor demands an investigation

California Governor Gavin Newsom has demanded an investigation into why state residents were left without electricity during the heatwave and pandemic without prior warning and time to prepare. This decision was made after the state for the first time in almost two decades had ...

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