Articles Tagged with california

Emergency Declared: King Wildfire Doubled Overnight

Kings fire doubled overnight, only 5% contained.

A state of emergency has been declared for El Dorado and Siskiyou counties in California.. The counties have been severely affected by the King and Boles wildfires, respectively. The King wildfire more than doubled in size overnight. It jumped from affecting 27,930 acres to approximately 71,000 acres by Thursday morning. Over 2,000 homes and 1,500… Read more »

Blue Whale Numbers Near Historic Highs, But Shipping Worries Still Remain

Blue Whale Numbers Up

Researchers believe that California blue whale numbers have recovered to a point that is sustainable, nearing historic highs from decades ago. Scientists are saying that this is so far the only population of blue whales that have rebounded from whaling ravages of the previous centuries. A blue whale can grow to 108 feet (33 meters)… Read more »

California Man Charged With Deliberately Spreading HIV [Video]

Thomas Guerra faces charges of willfully spreading HIV to partner; other charges pending investigation

A landscape architect from Central California has been charged in San Diego with willfully infecting others with HIV. Thomas Guerra (who also goes by Ashton Chavez) is HIV positive. California state law requires him to inform all potential sexual partners of his infected status. He’s being accused of having deliberately hidden the truth from a… Read more »

West Coast Invasion Of Jellyfish-Like Creatures

Jellyfish-like creatures have been washing ashore all along the North American West Coast.

Jellyfish-like creatures have been washing up on the west coast shores of North America all summer. It started in Washington and Oregon, billions of small creatures began washing up on the beaches. They could easily be mistaken for jellyfish, but they are actually called “by-the-wind sailors” or “Velella velella.” “The scientific name is Velella velella,”… Read more »

AR-15s Now Allowed At California School … Sort Of

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AR-15 semi-automatic rifles will now be “at the disposal” of Compton, California campus police officers. The keyword being “disposal.” The trained campus police officers at the K-12 Compton Unified School District will only have access to the semi-automatic rifles in case of emergency and must keep the AR-15s in their trunks until a situation warrants… Read more »

Foster Immigrant Children Ad Offers $6,000 Per Month To Guardians

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An ad for foster parents for illegal immigrant children in California promises $6,054 per month for those who sign up and successfully complete the 45-day approval process. The migrant children ad appeared in a Penny Saver in Murrieta. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, hundreds of protesters stopped busloads of illegal aliens from being transported… Read more »

Transgender MTV Reality Star Loses Most Of Lawsuit Against Christian College

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A transgender student and MTV reality show star lost most the lawsuit filed against a Christian college. The student was expelled after revealing his true biological identity on MTV’s True Life: I’m Passing as Someone I’m Not series. Domaine Javier, 27, had filed a lawsuit against California Baptist University for an alleged violation of the… Read more »

Three Killed In Pasadena Shooting

Police responding to the Pasadena shooting.

Three people were killed and two injured on Saturday in a Pasadena shooting. The tenant of an apartment building shot his landlord over a long-standing dispute, killing two others and injuring two more in the process. According to CBS Los Angeles, Pasadena Police Chief Phillip Sanchez has identified the shooter as 35-year-old John Izeal Smith,… Read more »

Scabies Outbreak Halts Flights Of Illegal Immigrants To San Diego

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A scabies outbreak has halted illegal immigrant transfer to San Diego County. The U.S. Customs and Border Protection issued a notice that all flights carrying the children, teens, and adults who crossed the Texas border illegally would were on hold because of the health risk. Immigration officials also noted that the illegal aliens already processed… Read more »

Burger King’s ‘Proud Whopper’ Gets Strong Reactions (Video)

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Burger King’s “Proud Whooper” was released just less than a week ago and already the burger is eliciting a wide range of reactions across social media. According to USA Today, the “Proud Whooper” is not any different from the chain’s regular whopper. “The Proud Whopper, as it’s called, comes wrapped in a rainbow colored wrapper… Read more »

Great White Shark Attacks California Swimmer

The great white shark that attacked a swimmer off California's Manhattan beach was reportedly agitated by a fisherman who hooked the animal

A male swimmer was in critical condition after being attacked by a great white shark off California’s Manhattan Beach, CBS LA reports. The attack stems from a seemingly strange set of circumstances. Los Angeles County Fire spokesman Rick Flores told reporters that the attack took place after a fisherman on the Manhattan Beach pier hooked… Read more »

College Students Sign Petition To Place Gun Owners In FEMA Camps

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Students at a California college recently signed a petition to support not only the repeal of Second Amendment rights but to place gun owners in FEMA camps and even execute those who possess firearms. Political activist Mark Dice was once again able to easily entice young Americans to trample on the rights guaranteed to them… Read more »

Glendale Fire Consumes 150 Acres of Hillside

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A massive brush fire broke out north of Glendale City on Sunday, covering 150 acres of steep California hills. According to NBC Los Angeles, containing the fire required the help of nearly 200 firefighters from Burbank, Pasadena and Los Angeles City, and the help of the U.S. Forest Service. The Glendale Fire Department reported the… Read more »

Tom Hanks Producing New Film – Directing? Meg Ryan!

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Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan together again? Yes! Tom Hanks has Virginians clicking their collective heels as he’s bringing a new film production to the Old Dominion. And who’s directing the new Tom Hanks film? None other than Hollywood legend, Meg Ryan, who starred with Hanks in the 199o’s romantic comedy classics, Sleepless in Seattle… Read more »