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 ...

California breaks anti-record for the number of people infected with coronavirus in the United States

Even though the situation with the incidence of COVID-19 in California has improved, the state became the first in the United States to report 600 thousand cases of coronavirus infection, writes The New York Times. On Thursday, August 13th, California became the first state to register 600 ...

Season starts: California fires raging, evacuation announced

The rapidly spreading Lake Fire, which erupted on August 12 near Lake Hughes, California, led to the evacuation of residents of at least 100 homes. Within hours of the fire, the area rapidly expanded to 10 acres (000 ha). Writes about this LAist. ...

Southern California resident diagnosed with West Nile fever

The 61-year-old man is the first person in San Diego County to test positive for West Nile virus this year, local health officials said Wednesday, Aug. 12, Fox5 San Diego writes. The man, whose name has not been released, was hospitalized ...

Major earthquake risk: California tremors cause concern

A number of small earthquakes in California, near the Mexican border, are under close scrutiny by scientists because they could raise the likelihood of a much larger earthquake at the San Andreas Fault. Writes about it Los Angeles Times. According to the US Geological Survey, the earthquake ...

They tried to smuggle 52 illegal immigrants into the States: 3 US citizens were arrested in California

On Friday, August 7, three US citizens were arrested in California, who allegedly smuggled 52 illegal immigrants across the border from Mexico. Writes about this Fox News. The incident happened around 05:00, when the operators of the remote video surveillance system noticed a suspicious truck and van. ...

An earthquake hit California: what you need to know about this phenomenon

According to the US Geological Survey, a 4,2 magnitude earthquake shook the San Fernando Valley in Southern California around 4:30 am on Thursday, July 30, writes CNN. The earthquake, which felt like a shake followed by a pause and a slight tremor of the earth's surface, was concentrated near Pacoima, ...

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