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Firefighters battle southern California blazes

Fire department is preparing for any flare-ups.

2 dead, thousands evacuated as California wildfires rage

Los Angeles Fire Department urged residents not to wait when asked to leave.

Unprecedented blackout plunges millions into darkness

PG&E Corp carrying out biggest cut in California to stop power lines from sparking more deadly wildfires.

A recipe for tasty Dungeness crab roasted to perfection

This recipe only requires pepper, salt and butter with a touch of lemon to deliver great taste.

America’s first cannabis cafe opens in Hollywood

240-seat establishment only open to those aged 21 and above.

Charred wreckage of California dive boat raised from ocean floor

The Conception's six crew members were asleep, five in berths behind the wheelhouse and the sixth in the below-decks bunk room when the blaze broke out.

FBI seeks video, pictures as it investigates California dive boat fire

The request comes as divers returned to the charred wreckage of the 23m Conception to begin raising it from the ocean floor, a crucial next step in the investigation.

California boat fire victims likely died of smoke inhalation

Divers have so far recovered the burned remains of 33 victims.

At least 8 dead from California boat fire, 26 missing

The fire broke out aboard the Conception, a 23-metre boat, while it was moored just off the shore of Santa Cruz Island.

Disney unveils Star Wars experience with overnight stays

Entertainment giant unveils plans for 'Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser,' a multiday experience at Walt Disney World that lets guests feel like they’re staying inside a spaceship.

Los Angeles County deputy sheriff hit by sniper targeting cops

Deputy Sheriff Angel Reinosa was hit in the chest but the bullet deflected off his body armour and grazed his shoulder.

Gunman who shot 3 at US festival committed suicide

A Santa Clara County medical examiner rules the perpetrator’s death as suicide from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Police believe gunman in California shooting acted alone

While the motive of the shooting is still up in the air, police does not believe the shooter had an accomplice.

Boy among 3 killed in US festival shooting, suspected gunman dead

A search for a possible second suspect is ongoing.

3 reported killed in shooting at California garlic festival

One suspect is in custody but police don’t know if there are more gunmen.

Active shooter reported at food festival in California

Videos on social media show festival attendees scattering in confusion as at least one loud popping sound could be heard in the background.

Automakers reach emissions deal with California, in rebuff to Trump

The deal was negotiated in secret and envisages reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 3.7% each year from 2022 through 2026.

Magnitude 7.1 earthquake recorded in Southern California

The quake hit 202km north of Los Angeles and there are some reports of damage to properties.

Strong aftershock jolts same California desert region day after major quake

The aftershock was felt in Los Angeles and the surrounding area, with many residents posting on Twitter that they were awakened by it.

Facebook campus given all-clear after sarin scare

Facebook receives an all-clear over a potential nerve agent sarin attack at its Silicon Valley campus in California. 

California to provide free healthcare to undocumented immigrants

Adults between the ages of 19 and 25 can qualify for healthcare through Medi-Cal including illegal immigrants.

San Francisco closer to opening ‘safe injection’ sites for drug addicts

If approved the bill will allow San Francisco to open the country’s first state-sanction supervise injection sites for intravenous drug users.

Offbeat art fest puts abandoned California town back on map

Launched in 2016, the festival is the brainchild of three Los Angeles-based friends – Tao Ruspoli, Stefan Ashkenazy and Lily Johnson White.

California on frontline in 2020 presidential battle

California will move up its primary vote on March 3, said to play a big role in the 2020 general election.