‘Multiple victims’ in shooting near Los Angeles (Guardian)

Police in California on Saturday said they were responding to a shooting with “multiple victims” at a bowling alley near Los Angeles. In a tweet posted shortly after midnight, the Torrance Police Department said there were “reports of shots fired…

California fire death toll rises to 81(Guardian)

The death toll from the devastating wildfire in northern California rose to 81 Tuesday with the discovery of two more sets of remains, officials said. The number of people listed as unaccounted for in the deadliest and most destructive fire…

44 dead in California fires as the Camp Fire becomes the deadliest in state history (CNN)

An additional 13 sets of human remains were discovered Monday in Northern California, bringing the death toll from the Camp Fire to 42, making it the deadliest wildfire in the state’s history, the sheriff of Butte County said. The increased…

More victims found in California wildfires (BBC)

The death toll in wildfires sweeping California has risen to 31, with more than 200 people still unaccounted for, officials have said. Six more people were confirmed killed in the Camp Fire in the north of the state, taking the…

Deadly wildfires spread through California as thousands are ordered to leave their homes (Metro)

Thousands of people have had to flee their homes after a devastating, fast-moving wildfire ripped through California. Residents spoke of being surrounded by a wall of fire as the blaze tore through the town of Paradise, destroying everything in its…

Gunman kills 12 in California country bar (BBC)

At least 12 people have been killed, including a police officer, at a country music bar in Thousand Oaks, California. The shooting began at 23:20 local time on Wednesday about 40 miles (65km) north-west of Los Angeles, police say. At…

At Least 12 People Were Killed In A Shooting At A California Bar (BuzzFeed)

At least 12 people were killed, including a sheriff’s deputy, when a gunman opened fire Wednesday night inside a country music bar in Southern California, authorities said. Authorities were first called to the scene of the shooting at the Borderline…

California approves net neutrality bill considered US’ strongest (SlashGear)

Friday was a day of celebration for net neutrality proponents, as California’s legislature approved a bill that, once passed into law, is widely seen as the strongest protection in the country. The bill, SB822, not only restores the net neutrality…

Twin blazes form California’s largest ever wildfire (Guardian)

Two fires mercilessly roaring through northern California have grown so rapidly that they are now the largest ever to ravage the state, authorities said. Collectively dubbed the Mendocino Complex, the wildfires have burned through 283,800 acres (114,850 hectares) — an…

Earthquake shakes California from desert to Pacific coast (Skynews)

An earthquake has rattled a large area of southern California. The tremor, with a preliminary magnitude of 4.5, struck shortly before 5am (1pm UK time) on Tuesday about 100 miles (160km) east of Los Angeles, near the rural area of…

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