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KUSI News San Diego
Car smashes into El Cajon backyardEL CAJON (KUSI) - A collision just outside of El Cajon Tuesday morning sent a c
Car smashes into El Cajon backyard
KUSI News San Diego / Posted 4 hours ago
EL CAJON (KUSI) - A collision just outside of El Cajon Tuesday morning sent a car barreling through a retaining wall and into the backyard of a nearby home and left two people hospitalized. A caller told the California Highway Patrol that the driver... Read more
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NBC San Diego
Car Veers Off Road, Crashes Down EmbankmentEmergency rescue crews rushed to Rancho San Diego Tuesday morning after a drive
Car Veers Off Road, Crashes Down Embankment
NBC San Diego / Posted 7 hours ago
Emergency rescue crews rushed to Rancho San Diego Tuesday morning after a driver crashed, flying down an embankment in a residential area. The collision was reported just before 7:40 a.m. at Jamacha and Grove roads. Officials with California Highway... Read more
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Orange County Register
Fixing Cal Fire with more bureaucracy?California state agencies are no stranger to scandal – Gov. Jerry Brown’s use o
Fixing Cal Fire with more bureaucracy?
Orange County Register / Posted 14 hours ago
California state agencies are no stranger to scandal – Gov. Jerry Brown’s use of the California Department of Conservation’s Division of Oil, Gas and Geothermal Resources to survey his private ranch for oil drilling possibilities, DMV employees... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Valley man fights to get dogs back from county after fireBlaze Thall, owner of Hooks Home Bound Rescue, said it wasn't just his home tha
Valley man fights to get dogs back from county after fire
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 21 hours ago
Blaze Thall, owner of Hooks Home Bound Rescue, said it wasn't just his home that burned in a fire in Desert Hot Springs Saturday, but it also belonged to dozens of rescue animals he housed there. Seven puppies and four cats died, but firefighters... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Supervisors to discuss driveway size rulesThe Tehama County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday will hear from its firefighte
Supervisors to discuss driveway size rules
The Record Searchlight / Posted 22 hours ago
The Tehama County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday will hear from its firefighters' administration, which is proposing stricter rules about driveway, gate and road sizes. Those new standards would bring the areas the county firefighters are... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
Los Osos Fire Injures at Least One PersonOne person suffered injuries from a house fire in the 600 block of Woodland Dri
Los Osos Fire Injures at Least One Person
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 22 hours ago
One person suffered injuries from a house fire in the 600 block of Woodland Drive in Los Osos Monday afternoon. That person was taken to the hospital. The condition of that individual is not known at this time. The fire broke out at about 3:45... Read more
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The Mammoth Times
LADWP will do prescribed burns near Saunders Pond, Blackrock areaThe Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) and CAL Fire crews will b
LADWP will do prescribed burns near Saunders Pond, Blackrock area
The Mammoth Times / Posted yesterday
The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) and CAL Fire crews will be conducting a series of prescribed burns for range and habitat improvement purposes in the Bishop and Independence areas through March 15. The first prescribed burn will... Read more
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KHSL Chico-Redding
Arson suspect attempts to evade arrest, escape custody three times in one dayA man thought to be involved in an overnight arson in Anderson got a double dos
Arson suspect attempts to evade arrest, escape custody three times in one day
KHSL Chico-Redding / Posted yesterday
A man thought to be involved in an overnight arson in Anderson got a double dose of a taser after he attempted to escape being arrested three separate times Sunday. Anderson Police were called to the scene of a house fire around 1:35 a.m. on the... Read more
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KTVN Reno
California to remove dead trees in Sierra for fire safetyFRESNO, Calif. (AP) - Money from a fire prevention fee paid by some California
California to remove dead trees in Sierra for fire safety
KTVN Reno / Posted yesterday
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - Money from a fire prevention fee paid by some California residents will be used to remove dead or dying trees. The Fresno Bee reports (http://bit.ly/1XdrtKO ) that Cal Fire spokesman Daniel Berlant says several counties are... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
California to remove dead trees in Sierra for fire safetyFRESNO, Calif. (AP) - Money from a fire prevention fee paid by some California
California to remove dead trees in Sierra for fire safety
The Record Searchlight / Posted yesterday
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - Money from a fire prevention fee paid by some California residents will be used to remove dead or dying trees. The Fresno Bee reports (http://bit.ly/1XdrtKO ) that Cal Fire spokesman Daniel Berlant says several counties are... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Arson suspect arrested twice in one dayAnderson police arrested a man in connection to a fire on Sunday. At 1:35 a.m.
Arson suspect arrested twice in one day
KRCR TV Redding / Posted yesterday
Anderson police arrested a man in connection to a fire on Sunday. At 1:35 a.m., police were dispatched to a structure fire on the 1500 block of First Street. Investigators found a marijuana grow inside. Also inside, was a man, later identified as... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Hiker recovering after rescueA hiker is in the hospital Sunday morning after falling on a hike in Thousand P
Hiker recovering after rescue
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 2 days ago
A hiker is in the hospital Sunday morning after falling on a hike in Thousand Palms. Cal Fire said the hiker was rescued at Willis Palm Oasis in the area of Thousand Palms Canyon Road Saturday. It happened just before 11 a.m. More than dozen... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
One person dead, one hospitalized in rollover crash in Sky ValleyOne person is dead and another person is recovering in the hospital after a sin
One person dead, one hospitalized in rollover crash in Sky Valley
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 2 days ago
One person is dead and another person is recovering in the hospital after a single vehicle rollover crash in Sky Valley. CAL Fire said the rollover happened just after 10 a.m. Saturday on Dillon Road east of Thousand Palms Canyon Road. Fire crews... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Nearly a dozen animals killed in DHS house fireNearly a dozen animals died in a house fire in Desert Hot Springs Saturday. The
Nearly a dozen animals killed in DHS house fire
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 2 days ago
Nearly a dozen animals died in a house fire in Desert Hot Springs Saturday. The flames left one man and 11 dogs without a home. CAL FIRE said the fire sparked around 2:30 Saturday afternoon at a single story home on the 65000 of Hacienda Avenue. A... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Firefighters battle green waste fire in Desert Hot SpringsFirefighters are battling a green waste fire in Desert Hot Springs. Cal Fire sa
Firefighters battle green waste fire in Desert Hot Springs
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 3 days ago
Firefighters are battling a green waste fire in Desert Hot Springs. Cal Fire says the blaze broke out just after 4:00 p.m on Thornton Road. Fire officials say a large pile of green waste, about 50 feet x 20 feet and about 3-4 feet high is burning... Read more
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KHSL Chico-Redding
Morning fire damages home in ParadiseThe cause of a house fire in Paradise Friday morning is under investigation. C
Morning fire damages home in Paradise
KHSL Chico-Redding / Posted 4 days ago
The cause of a house fire in Paradise Friday morning is under investigation. Cal Fire crews received the report of a fire just after 10 a.m. at a home on the 5000 block of Jewell Road. Fire Officials at the scene said one person was home at the... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
Expanded Cal Fire water rescue program underwayCal Fire crews are out at Spanish Bay today as their expanded water rescue prog
Expanded Cal Fire water rescue program underway
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 4 days ago
Cal Fire crews are out at Spanish Bay today as their expanded water rescue program goes live. Cal Fire already had a water rescue program with a boat, but they're adding rescue swimmers. The expanded program was supposed to go live next week, but... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
New Cal Fire water rescue program underwayCal Fire crews are out at Spanish Bay today as their new water rescue program g
New Cal Fire water rescue program underway
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 4 days ago
Cal Fire crews are out at Spanish Bay today as their new water rescue program goes live. Just two weeks ago, two UCSC students were swept off a rock into the ocean and drowned. Then, two experienced BASE-jumpers were swept away. KION's Mariana... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
Cal Fire Director Addresses Recent Hiring ScandalSACRAMENTO -- Cal Fire is used to responding to disasters, like the massive wi
Cal Fire Director Addresses Recent Hiring Scandal
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 4 days ago
SACRAMENTO -- Cal Fire is used to responding to disasters, like the massive wildfires that have devastated parts of California. But last year, scandal within the agency also captured headlines; from a battalion chief sentenced for the murder of his... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Cal Fire director told his department needs change at the topCal Fire Director Ken Pimlott came to Thursday’s State Personnel Board meeting
Cal Fire director told his department needs change at the top
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 4 days ago
Cal Fire Director Ken Pimlott came to Thursday’s State Personnel Board meeting to report reforms in his department’s slipshod hiring and promotion practices. He left with a stern challenge to transform his leadership. “There needs to be, in my... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Cal Fire under fireFor the last year Cal Fire has been busy trying to extinguish fires within its
Cal Fire under fire
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 5 days ago
For the last year Cal Fire has been busy trying to extinguish fires within its own ranks. The state’s wildland firefighters were caught cheating on tests, drinking on the job and using state phones to connect with prostitutes, among other egregious... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Firefighters work to contain La Quinta house fireAn investigation is underway after a La Quinta home caught fire for the second
Firefighters work to contain La Quinta house fire
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 5 days ago
An investigation is underway after a La Quinta home caught fire for the second time in two days. Firefighters responded shortly before 1:30 a.m. Thursday morning to reports of a well-involved fire at a 19-hundred square foot home on the 48-600 block... Read more
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New Times San Luis Obispo
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CAThe following articles were printed from New Times [newtimesslo.com] - Volume 3
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CA
New Times San Luis Obispo / Posted 5 days ago
The following articles were printed from New Times [newtimesslo.com] - Volume 30, Issue 4 Share:Cutting down catastrophe: Cambria slowly scrambles to confront a pressing fire dangerBy JONO KINKADE California is burning. In some parts of the state,... Read more
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KHSL Chico-Redding
Local Tribe Donates to Tehama County FDTehama County volunteer firefighters will be receiving a new vehicle thanks to
Local Tribe Donates to Tehama County FD
KHSL Chico-Redding / Posted 5 days ago
Tehama County volunteer firefighters will be receiving a new vehicle thanks to a local Native American tribe. The Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians donated a $125,000 grant to Cal Fire for the purchase of a new squad vehicle. The donation came after... Read more
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NBC San Diego
Horse, Rider Fall 900 Feet Down BankCal Fire crews are working to rescue a woman who fell 300 yards with her horse
Horse, Rider Fall 900 Feet Down Bank
NBC San Diego / Posted 5 days ago
Cal Fire crews are working to rescue a woman who fell 300 yards with her horse down a bank at the Pacific Crest Trail on Wednesday. The fall was reported at 4:10 p.m. at 0 Kwaaymii Point in Pine Valley. The woman appears to have moderate injuries,... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Three car crash backs up eastbound I-10 near CabazonRain is causing slick roads across the southland and could be to blame for a th
Three car crash backs up eastbound I-10 near Cabazon
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 8 days ago
Rain is causing slick roads across the southland and could be to blame for a three car pile up near Cabazon. Three vehicles collided on eastbound I-10 just before 4 p.m. Sunday. CAL Fire and the California Highway Patrol said no one was hurt in the... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
5 People Injured in Multi-Car Crash Near PescaderoSan Mateo County firefighters responded to a vehicle accident near Pescadero Su
5 People Injured in Multi-Car Crash Near Pescadero
NBC Bay Area / Posted 9 days ago
San Mateo County firefighters responded to a vehicle accident near Pescadero Sunday afternoon. Firefighters and the California Highway Patrol responded to the accident on northbound state Highway 1 and Pescadero Creek Road in unincorporated Monterey... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
6 NEW FIREFIGHTERSManteca is beefing up its fire department with six new recruits this week thank
6 NEW FIREFIGHTERS
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 10 days ago
Manteca is beefing up its fire department with six new recruits this week thanks to a $1.3 million federal SAFER grant that will cover their salaries for the next two years. John Viss, 34, joins the department after seven years with the state’s... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Butte Fire Burn Area Braces Ahead Of Another StormSan Andreas, CA — Butte Fire burn area erosion measures continue ahead of a for
Butte Fire Burn Area Braces Ahead Of Another Storm
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 10 days ago
San Andreas, CA — Butte Fire burn area erosion measures continue ahead of a forecast for heavy rains and a flash flood watch and recovery progress continues to improve, officials say. Ahead of another storm system expected to locally bring up to... Read more
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KHSL Chico-Redding
Authorities work to identify victims in fatal Cohasset fireUPDATE: 42 minutes 18 seconds ago by Cecile Juliette The Butte County Corone
Authorities work to identify victims in fatal Cohasset fire
KHSL Chico-Redding / Posted 10 days ago
UPDATE: 42 minutes 18 seconds ago by Cecile Juliette The Butte County Coroner is still working to identify two victims in Thursday's fatal fire in Cohasset. According to Cal Fire Division... Read more
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KHSL Chico-Redding
Fire in Cohasset kills two and injures anotherTwo people are dead and one injured in a structure fire in the town of Cohasset
Fire in Cohasset kills two and injures another
KHSL Chico-Redding / Posted 11 days ago
Two people are dead and one injured in a structure fire in the town of Cohasset. Butte County Cal Fire crews were called out around 9:15 p.m. Thursday to find a mobile home on the 9000 block of Cohasset Road fully engulfed in flames. They found one... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
Klyde MorrisMore NewsANN's Daily Aero-Term (01.28.16): Temporary Flight Restriction (TFR) A
Klyde Morris
The Aero-News Network / Posted 11 days ago
More NewsANN's Daily Aero-Term (01.28.16): Temporary Flight Restriction (TFR) A TFR is a regulatory action issued by the FAA via the U.S. NOTAM System, under the authority of United States Code, Title 49. TFRs are issued within the sovereign airspace... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Two killed, one injured in Butte County house fireTwo people were killed in a house fire in Cohasset Thursday night. One other pe
Two killed, one injured in Butte County house fire
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 11 days ago
Two people were killed in a house fire in Cohasset Thursday night. One other person was injured. CAL FIRE responded to the fire just before 9:20 p.m. at a mobile home on the 9500 block of Cohasset Road, north of Chico. They arrived within minutes,... Read more
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KHSL Chico-Redding
Fire in Cohasset Kills One Injures AnotherA deadly fire claimed the life of one person and seriously injured another late
Fire in Cohasset Kills One Injures Another
KHSL Chico-Redding / Posted 11 days ago
A deadly fire claimed the life of one person and seriously injured another late Thursday night in Cohasset. Cal Fire crews received the call around 9:15 and responded to a mobile home fully engulfed in flames on the 9000 block of Cohasset... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
El Niño storm could cause a wet weekendFrom first responders to artists people are getting ready for a possible round
El Niño storm could cause a wet weekend
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 11 days ago
From first responders to artists people are getting ready for a possible round of strong winds and El Niño rain this weekend. Artists are setting up for the 30th annual Southwest Arts Festival at the Empire Polo Grounds in Indio. On top of their... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
2 citizens awarded for helping deputy in dangerous situationTwo men, with different law enforcement backgrounds, were awarded the Citizen o
2 citizens awarded for helping deputy in dangerous situation
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 11 days ago
Two men, with different law enforcement backgrounds, were awarded the Citizen of the Year Award from the Shasta County Sheriff's Office for helping a deputy who found himself in a dangerous situation. The whole ordeal happened last July, Deputy... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
Monterey heard neighbors’ concerns about homeless We are writing to thank the Monterey City Council for hearing and understandi
Monterey heard neighbors’ concerns about homeless
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 13 days ago
We are writing to thank the Monterey City Council for hearing and understanding neighbors’ concerns regarding the “safe parking program.” We live directly across from the church and raised concerns... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Gas leak shuts down portion of Hwy. 111 in IndioCal Fire is working to repair a four-inch gas line that ruptured in an abandone
Gas leak shuts down portion of Hwy. 111 in Indio
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 14 days ago
Cal Fire is working to repair a four-inch gas line that ruptured in an abandoned building in Indio Tuesday morning. The building is located on Highway 111 near Shields Road, just a few blocks east of Jefferson Street. As a precaution, officials have... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Deadly accident closes N. Indian Canyon between 18th and 19th AveNorth Indian Canyon closed in Desert Hot Springs between 18th and 19th Ave beca
Deadly accident closes N. Indian Canyon between 18th and 19th Ave
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 15 days ago
North Indian Canyon closed in Desert Hot Springs between 18th and 19th Ave because of an accident. CAL FIRE reports two people have died. Three other people have serious injuries and will be transported by ambulance to an area hospital. The crash... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
One person in hospital after crash in MeccaOne person is recovering in the hospital Sunday morning following a car acciden
One person in hospital after crash in Mecca
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 16 days ago
One person is recovering in the hospital Sunday morning following a car accident in Mecca on Highway 111 and Fourth Street around 4:30 p.m. Saturday. A portion of Highway 111 was closed while crews cleaned the scene. Cal Fire said on person was... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Fire Destroys Masonic Hall In Calaveras CountyUpdate 11:40 p.m.: Cal Fire dispatch reports the fire has been contained with m
Fire Destroys Masonic Hall In Calaveras County
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 16 days ago
Update 11:40 p.m.: Cal Fire dispatch reports the fire has been contained with much of the building destroyed. Fire investigators are on scene, but there is no word on what sparked the blaze or whether it is the building ignited over suspicious... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Head-On Collision Injures 2 Drivers, Splits Pick-Up Truck in East BayA Sig-alert was issued for both directions of state Highway 84 due to a head-on
Head-On Collision Injures 2 Drivers, Splits Pick-Up Truck in East Bay
NBC Bay Area / Posted 17 days ago
A Sig-alert was issued for both directions of state Highway 84 due to a head-on collision that injured both drivers and split a pickup truck in half Saturday morning near Pleasanton, according to firefighters. Crews were called to the scene of the... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Sig-alert issued in both directions for Highway 84 near PleasantonA Sig-alert has been issued for both directions of state Highway 84 due to a he
Sig-alert issued in both directions for Highway 84 near Pleasanton
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 17 days ago
A Sig-alert has been issued for both directions of state Highway 84 due to a head-on collision that injured both drivers and split a pickup truck in half Saturday morning near Pleasanton, according to firefighters. Crews were called to the scene of... Read more
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The Daily Review
Sig-alert issued in both directions for Highway 84 near PleasantonA Sig-alert has been issued for both directions of state Highway 84 due to a he
Sig-alert issued in both directions for Highway 84 near Pleasanton
The Daily Review / Posted 17 days ago
A Sig-alert has been issued for both directions of state Highway 84 due to a head-on collision that injured both drivers and split a pickup truck in half Saturday morning near Pleasanton, according to firefighters. Crews were called to the scene of... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Pedestrian killed in DHS crashDesert Hot Springs police have shut down a major roadway while they investigate
Pedestrian killed in DHS crash
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 17 days ago
Desert Hot Springs police have shut down a major roadway while they investigate what caused a deadly collision between a pedestrian and a car. CAL Fire reports the crash happened just after 8:40 p.m. on the 13300 block of Palm Drive. Police have... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Vigil for two UC Santa Cruz students swept out to sea draws more than 100NORTH COAST - A foggy cliff-top vigil for two missing UC Santa Cruz students We
Vigil for two UC Santa Cruz students swept out to sea draws more than 100
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 18 days ago
NORTH COAST - A foggy cliff-top vigil for two missing UC Santa Cruz students Wednesday drew more than 100 friends and family of Shireen Agha Ahsan and Ahmad Solaiman Nourzaie to mourn and search. The pair was part of a group of five students who... Read more
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The Daily Review
Vigil for two UC Santa Cruz students swept out to sea draws more than 100NORTH COAST - A foggy cliff-top vigil for two missing UC Santa Cruz students We
Vigil for two UC Santa Cruz students swept out to sea draws more than 100
The Daily Review / Posted 18 days ago
NORTH COAST - A foggy cliff-top vigil for two missing UC Santa Cruz students Wednesday drew more than 100 friends and family of Shireen Agha Ahsan and Ahmad Solaiman Nourzaie to mourn and search. The pair was part of a group of five students who... Read more
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KHSL Chico-Redding
Chlorine leak closes Anderson River ParkAnderson River Park was closed Thursday after a reported chlorine leak led to a
Chlorine leak closes Anderson River Park
KHSL Chico-Redding / Posted 19 days ago
Anderson River Park was closed Thursday after a reported chlorine leak led to a precautionary evacuation of the area. CAL Fire Shasta responded to the Anderson Wastewater Treatment Plant that is adjacent to the park where first responders said a... Read more
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The Valley Chronicle
Joyride ends sadlyIn the afternoon the friend, driving the Grey Chevrolet Corvette, got into a fr
Joyride ends sadly
The Valley Chronicle / Posted 19 days ago
In the afternoon the friend, driving the Grey Chevrolet Corvette, got into a front end traffic collision with a white Ford Fusion on Park Ave. North of Menlo Ave., the driver and passenger of the Corvette fled the scene on foot. One of the passengers... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Vigil for two UC Santa Cruz students swept out to sea draws more than 100NORTH COAST - A foggy cliff-top vigil for two missing UC Santa Cruz students We
Vigil for two UC Santa Cruz students swept out to sea draws more than 100
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 19 days ago
NORTH COAST - A foggy cliff-top vigil for two missing UC Santa Cruz students Wednesday drew more than 100 friends and family of Shireen Agha Ahsan and Ahmad Solaiman Nourzaie to mourn and search. The pair was part of a group of five students who... Read more
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