Win-Win: Earn United Miles for Donating to Wildfire Relief in California

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Electric scooter war rages in Southern California

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Filed under: Government/Legal,Read This LA Times tells of vandalism, tourists run amok and creative means of destruction. Continue reading Electric scooter war rages in Southern California Electric scooter war rages in Southern California originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 10 Aug 2018 14:26:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use […]

California appeals court tosses ex-Stanford swimmer Brock Turner’s bid to overturn sexual assault conviction

Reuters/Stephen Lam An appeals court on Wednesday rejected a former Stanford University swimmer’s bid for a new trial and upheld his sexual assault and attempted rape convictions. The three-judge panel of the 6th District Court of Appeal in San Jose ruled Wednesday that there was “substantial evidence” that Brock Turner received a fair trial. In […]

California is now staring down the largest wildfire in state history

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Twin Northern California blazes fueled by dry vegetation and hot, windy weather grew Monday to become the largest wildfire in state history. Fire officials said on Monday that the two fires burning a few miles apart, known as the Mendocino Complex are being treated as one incident. It has scorched 283,800 acres […]

Cessna plane crashes in California parking lot, killing all 5 on board (PHOTOS)

Five people were killed when a Cessna 414 plane fell from the sky onto a car-park in front of an office supplies store in Santa Ana on Sunday afternoon. Local authorities said it is ‘a miracle’ that no one was hurt on the ground. The twin-engine 1973 Cessna light plane, bound for John Wayne Airport […]

The wildfire tearing through Northern California created an insane-looking ‘fire tornado’ — see the footage

AP Photo/Noah Berger Videos show the Carr Fire producing a ‘fire tornado’ as it rips through the town of Redding, California. The blaze is so hot it’s creating its own weather patterns.  See below for the footage. The Carr Fire tearing through Northern California is so powerful that it’s creating its own weather patterns — and it’s producing […]

California fires: Is it safe for tourists to travel to Orange County?

California, USA, is facing an “unprecedented” wildfire crisis, according to firemen struggling to fight the blaze. Only five per cent of the wildfire has been contained, and strong winds in the state are creating fire-tornados that are uprooting trees and overturning cars. A total of five people are feared to have been killed by the wildfires – including […]

California fire death toll rises to 5 as battle against blaze continues

An elderly woman and her two great-grandchildren have become the latest victims of devastating fires in Northern California that have destroyed an area nearly three times the size of San Francisco. A firefighter and a bulldozer operator died earlier this week while battling the blaze. Up to 20 people are still missing, according to police. […]

2 young children and their great-grandmother died in a rapidly growing California wildfire, bringing the death toll to 5

Associated Press/Noah Bergman The death count from a rapidly growing Northern California wildfire rose to five Saturday. Two young children and their great-grandmother who had been unaccounted for were confirmed dead. They were among more than a dozen people reported missing after the furious wind-driven blaze took residents by surprise and leveled several neighborhoods. Two […]