California

  • Amazon makes an announcement on the 20 cities that could have their 2nd headquarters

    Amazon named 20 finalists in the race to win its second headquarters Thursday, narrowing the pool of cities and states competing to secure an expected 50,000 jobs and $5 billion in investment. They are: Atlanta, GA Austin, TX Boston, MA Chicago, IL Columbus, OH Dallas, TX Denver, CO Indianapolis, IN Los Angeles,...
  • Car goes airborne, slams into 2nd floor of California office

    SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) – Authorities say two people escaped serious injuries when the car they were in went airborne and slammed into the second floor of a Southern California dental office. Orange County fire officials say the Nissan Altima hit a center divider early Sunday, soared into the...
  • Malnourished and shackled children found in home….Parents arrested

    A shocking scene of filth and depravity was uncovered in a quiet California neighborhood — where a dozen emaciated siblings were found shackled to their beds with chains and padlocks after a 13th managed to escape the nightmare, police said Monday. The siblings — ranging in age from 2...
  • Country Singer Willie Nelson cancels shows due to health problems

    Country music legend Willie Nelson has canceled shows in Nevada and California after leaving a concert in San Diego after performing one song. A publicist for Nelson says shows scheduled this week in Rohnert Park, California; Las Vegas; and Laughlin, Nevada, have been canceled. The San Diego Union-Tribune reported that Nelson left his...
  • Death toll hits 15 in California mudslides; search goes on

    MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) – The death toll from the mudslides that struck Southern California climbed to 15 on Wednesday as rescue crews searched for anyone trapped, injured or dead in the onslaught that smashed homes and swept away cars. The drenching rainstorm that triggered the disaster cleared out and was...
  • Republican Senator not seeking re-election

    Republican Rep. Ed Royce of California said Monday he will not seek re-election after serving out his 13th term in the House, the latest in a string of committee chairmen who have announced their retirement. Whether or not he sought re-election, Royce was stepping down as chairman of the...
  • High or Dry? California legal pot to test supply pipeline

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Most Californians with an urge to smoke a joint will enter the state’s legal marijuana marketplace through a single doorway — at a retail shop. But out of view of those day-to-day sales, the state is ushering in a sprawling, untested system to move pot...
  • Severe flu in California brings medicine shortages, kills 27

    California is reeling from a particularly severe surge in cases of the flu – with pharmacies running out of medicine, packed emergency rooms and a rising death toll. State health officials say that 27 people younger than 65 have died of the flu in California since October. That’s compared...
  • Lawmakers in California will confront sexual misconduct scandal

    California lawmakers will grapple for the first time as a group with a growing sexual misconduct scandal when they return to Sacramento on Wednesday. The 2018 legislative year will bring debates over legislation to boost protections for victims and people who report sexual misconduct, as well as both chambers’...