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# california - Thursday 15 October, 2020

Crews from around the state deployed to northern California as new fire threat looms

More than 8,500 wildfires have burned more than 6,400 square miles in California since the start of the year, most since mid-August.

# california - Friday 11 September, 2020

15 people killed and 500,000 others evacuated as US West Coast wildfires continue

The August Complex Fire became the biggest recorded blaze in Californian history yesterday.

Meadow two-under after opening round of Major event in California

Leona Maguire finished one-over and Olivia Mehaffey is five-over.

Oregon fires force 500,000 to flee as death toll rises across western US

Some 14,000 firefighters are working along the West Coast.

# california - Thursday 10 September, 2020

PHOTOS: Wildfires turn sky orange in California

Three people have died in the latest blaze.

# california - Tuesday 8 September, 2020

California wildfires burn a record two million acres

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

# california - Monday 7 September, 2020

Remote towns evacuated as California battles wildfires and heatwave

Firefighters working in steep terrain saved a small town from flames that roared down hillsides towards a marina.

# california - Saturday 22 August, 2020

California wildfires some of largest in state history

Thousands of people have been forced to flee their homes by the intense summer blazes.

Golden State killer sentenced to life in prison without parole

Joseph James DeAngelo, 74, was sentenced for the spree between 1975 and 1986.

# california - Thursday 20 August, 2020

Wildfires wreak havoc as thousands evacuated amid 'extraordinary weather' in California

The state of California has recorded 11,000 lightning strikes in 72 hours.

# california - Wednesday 19 August, 2020

'May you rot in prison': US Golden State Killer victims speak out

Joseph DeAngelo Jr, a former police officer, is due to be sentenced on Friday.

# california - Monday 17 August, 2020

Death Valley in the US reached 54.4 degrees yesterday and it could be the hottest temperature ever recorded

A heatwave is currently affecting states near the west coast of the US.

# california - Friday 14 August, 2020

California wildfires burn amid high risk of brutal blazes

One blaze came dangerously close to a neighbourhood in the city of Corona, east of Los Angeles.

# california - Tuesday 11 August, 2020

Uber and Lyft have 100,000 drivers in California, and a court says they must be treated as employees

The decision is part of a long-running battle about the classification of driver by the companies.

# california - Sunday 9 August, 2020

Simon Cowell breaks back while testing electric bike

The entertainment mogul fell off the bike while in the courtyard with his family at his house in Malibu, California.

# california - Tuesday 4 August, 2020

Wildfire in California mountains was caused by malfunctioning diesel vehicle, officials say

The blaze has consumed more than 41 square miles of dry brush and timber since it broke out.

# california - Monday 3 August, 2020

Firefighters struggle to contain blaze in southern California

The so-called Apple Fire that broke out on Friday near the city of San Bernardino has so far charred more than 20,000 acres.

# california - Sunday 26 July, 2020

Fire breaks out at courthouse in California during tense late night protests

Demonstrators broke windows, spray-painted graffiti, set off fireworks and pointed lasers at officers, police said

# california - Wednesday 15 July, 2020

Glee actor Naya Rivera's death ruled an accidental drowning

Ventura County Sheriff said that the lake’s strong currents could have caused a fatal accident.

# california - Tuesday 14 July, 2020

California shuts bars, indoor dining and most gyms and churches

Overall, California has reported more than 329,100 cases and over 7,000 deaths.

# california - Monday 13 July, 2020

Body of Glee actress Naya Rivera recovered from California lake, police confirm

The 33-year-old went missing last week while on a boating trip with her four-year-old son.

# california - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

'I did all that': Golden State Killer admits dozens of rapes and murders

Joseph James DeAngelo Jr repeatedly uttered the words ‘guilty’ and ‘I admit’.

# california - Monday 29 June, 2020

Texas' battle against Covid-19 takes 'a dangerous turn', as LA bars ordered to close

Bars in seven Californian counties have been ordered to close due to a spike in coronavirus cases.

# california - Friday 12 June, 2020

Man charged with poisoning homeless people with hot chili pepper resin so he could video their reaction

Food was laced with oleoresin capsicum, which officials described as twice as strong as pepper spray.

# california - Sunday 17 May, 2020

11 firefighters injured in explosion at hash oil factory in Los Angeles

The significant explosion” occurred at around 6.30pm local time on Saturday.

# california - Wednesday 22 April, 2020

Autopsies show coronavirus was spreading in the US from January

The earliest death attributed to the coronavirus was previously thought to be on 26 February.

# california - Friday 20 March, 2020

California governor urges state's 40 million residents to 'stay at home'

Similar restrictions are in place in virus hotspots like Italy, Spain and central China.

# california - Saturday 7 March, 2020

Irish citizens on board California cruise ship where 21 people have tested positive for Covid-19

Donald Trump said that he would prefer if the passengers were not allowed to disembark – but left the decision to medical experts.

# california - Wednesday 19 February, 2020

Tributes paid to rapper Pop Smoke (20) who was shot at his California home

He was due to play a string of shows in the UK in April.

# california - Thursday 30 January, 2020

Kobe Bryant's widow shares emotional tribute to the basketball legend on Instagram

It’s the first time Vanessa Bryant has spoken about her husband’s death.

# california - Sunday 26 January, 2020

Basketball star Kobe Bryant (41) and his 13-year-old daughter have died in a helicopter crash

Police and fire personnel are at the scene and an investigation is underway.

# california - Friday 24 January, 2020

From The42 Ireland's Jason Quigley prevails in California Winning

Ireland's Jason Quigley prevails in California

The Donegal native secured a third-round stoppage victory over Mexico’s Fernando Marin.

# california - Monday 18 November, 2019

Four people die and six others injured in California backyard shooting

There are currently no suspects in custody.

# california - Saturday 16 November, 2019

Teenager who killed two students in US school shooting dies as police still hunt for motive

“It still remains a mystery why,” Sheriff Alex Villanueva told a press conference.

# california - Monday 4 November, 2019

Donald Trump threatens to withhold funding for fighting California wildfires

Trump blamed the California governor for the fires.

# california - Sunday 3 November, 2019

Airbnb vows to ban 'party houses' in wake of Halloween shooting at rented US property

Five people were killed in a Halloween party shooting in the San Francisco suburb of Orinda.

# california - Saturday 2 November, 2019

New California fire grows as crews make headway on other blazes

Ventura County Sheriff Bill Ayub said fire crews had been thwarted by people flying drones in the area.

# california - Thursday 31 October, 2019

New blaze in California threatens thousands of homes and Reagan presidential library

There have been no reported deaths so far from the blaze.

# california - Wednesday 30 October, 2019

Electrical equipment, a eucalyptus branch and high winds sparked California fires, utilities companies say

Thousands of people have been forced to leave their homes.

# california - Tuesday 29 October, 2019

Thousands of firefighters battle California wildfires as more people forced from their homes

Around 180,000 people are currently under a mandatory evacuation order.

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