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Montecito Mudslide Death Toll Rises To 20 With 4 Others Missing

The death toll from last week’s Montecito mudslides in Southern California rose to at least 20 people on Sunday. The body of the latest victim, 30-year-old Pinit Sutthithepa, was found on Saturday afternoon. Police are still searching for at least four people in the area. One is Sutthithepa’s 2-year-old daughter, Lydia. Authorities said Sunday that…

Devastating Fires Rage On In Northern California, Killing 31

Northern California is still battling a cluster of wind-fueled wildfires that have spread across wine country north of San Francisco. Authorities said Thursday that at least 31 people have died in the fires, and hundreds are still missing. At least 3,500 structures are believed to have been destroyed, and several wineries have burned to the…

At Least 11 Dead, Dozens Missing In Devastating Fires North Of SF

California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) issued an emergency proclamation for three counties north of San Francisco on Monday as firefighters struggled to contain some 25 wind-fueled blazes raging through wine country. Authorities said Tuesday that at least 11 people have died in the fires, more than 100 missing-person reports have been called in from Sonoma…

Judge Blocks Sanctuary City Order – SEE YOU IN COURT TWEETS TRUMP

A federal judge on Tuesday temporarily blocked President Trump’s executive order that threatens to cut off federal funding for sanctuary cities that refuse to comply with federal immigration orders by protecting undocumented immigrants. U.S. District Judge William Orrick in San Francisco ruled that the plaintiffs, San Francisco and Santa Clara County, would likely be able…

8 Year Old, Teacher Dead After Shooting At San Bernardino School

An 8-year-old student and his teacher were shot and killed when the teacher’s estranged husband entered her classroom at North Park Elementary School in San Bernardino, California, Monday morning and opened fire. San Bernardino Police say Cedric Anderson, 53, checked in with school authorities under the guise of having to drop something off for Karen…

Nearly 200,000 Evacuated Near California Dam

California authorities on Sunday ordered 188,000 people to evacuate their homes after an emergency spillway at the Oroville Dam, the nation’s tallest dam, threatened to fail and cause massive flooding downstream. “This is not a drill. Repeat, this is not a drill,” the National Weather Service said. The evacuation was ordered after engineers spotted a…

Federal Court Rules Against Trump & Reinstating Travel Ban

A federal appeals court in San Francisco ruled against reinstating President Donald Trump’s ban on travelers from seven predominantly Muslim nations. READ THE COURT’S RULING (PDF) CLICK HERE Citing a failure by the government to show that a stay of a lower-court ruling that suspended the ban would “cause irreparable damage,” a panel of three…

Trump Threatens Funds Cut After UC Berkeley Protest

The University of California, Berkeley on Wednesday canceled a scheduled speech by Breitbart editor Milo Yiannopoulos after violent protests erupted. “The violence was instigated by a group of about 150 masked agitators who came onto campus and interrupted an otherwise nonviolent protest,” UC Berkeley said in a statement. Fires were lit and firebombs were set…

California Hires Eric Holder to Fight Trump

State Democratic leaders in California said early Wednesday they have hired former Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. to represent their interests in legal fights against President-elect Donald Trump’s administration. “Having the former attorney general of the United States brings us a lot of firepower in order to prepare to safeguard the values of the…

Man Charged With Arson for California’s Clayton Wildfire [VIDEO]

A 40-year-old man has been charged with arson for allegedly starting a fire in Northern California that destroyed 175 homes and forced mass evacuations. The suspect, identified as Damin Anthony Pashilk of Clearlake, California, faces 17 counts of arson for numerous fires he allegedly started throughout the past year. The most recent one, near Clayton…

California Wildfires Destroy Homes And Force Hundreds To Evacuate

Firefighters are battling a 3,000-acre wildfire in Northern California that destroyed at least 175 buildings and forced about 1,400 residents to flee their lake community, authorities said Monday. The fast-moving Clayton fire broke out late Saturday afternoon off Highway 29 and Clayton Creek Road, forcing the entire community of Lower Lake — located more than…

Cop VIDEO Shows Killing of Unarmed Man

New Footage of a police shooting in Fresno, California, June 25, raises questions about the killing of an unarmed white motorist. Dylan Noble, 19, died after he was shot four times. Fresno police said Noble was a suspect in another call about a man with a rifle. When Noble’s pickup truck was stopped, two officers…

Five Stabbed at Neo-Nazi Rally for Trump [VIDEO]

At least 10 people were injured—five of them stabbed—during a violent clash Sunday at California’s State Capitol between 400 anarchist counterprotesters and a group of neo-Nazis who had gotten permission to assist a rally there to support presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump. The stabbings involved victims on both sides of the fight, police said.…

Death Toll May Rise in California Wildfire [VIDEO]

A deadly wildfire sweeping across California has burned 150 homes in the center of the state and killed two people, a death toll that may rise. Firefighters may have found more human remains during a search of scorched houses on Saturday. The remains were so badly burned that a forensics expert has to determine whether…

PG&E To Close Diablo Canyon, California’s Last Nuclear Power Plant

California’s last nuclear power plant will be phased out by 2025, under a joint proposal announced Tuesday morning by Pacific Gas & Electric Co. and labor and environmental groups. Under the proposal, the Diablo Canyon Power Plant in San Luis Obispo County would be retired by PG&E after its current Nuclear Regulatory Commission operating licenses…

Hundreds Evacuate Wildfires in SoCal, NM

Hundreds of Southern California, Arizona, and New Mexico residents have been forced to evacuate over wildfires, as temperatures threaten to reach as high as 120 degrees in the coming days. Santa Barbara Sheriff Bill Brown said the occupants of at least 400 homes and businesses were asked to evacuate in areas threatened by the California…

Southern California Hit By 5.1 Earthquake [VIDEO]

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.1 rocked Southern California, rousing residents out of bed at about 4 a.m. PT. The quake was centered near Borrego Springs in the desert east of Los Angeles, the U.S. Geological Service reported.

Trump: ‘Morning Joe’ Has ‘Lost Their Way’ [VIDEO]

Donald Trump on Friday accused “Morning Joe” co-hosts Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough of losing their way. “I don’t watch or do @Morning_Joe anymore,” he tweeted. “Small audience, low ratings! I hear Mika has gone wild with hate. Joe is Joe. They lost their way!” The billionaire businessman’s latest attack on the media may be…

Violence Protests Erupt At Donald Trump San Jose Rally [VIDEO]

Dozens of fights broke out on the streets of downtown San Jose on Thursday night as police in riot gear struggled to keep the peace between hundreds of protesters and streams of Donald Trump fans leaving his rally at the city’s convention center. Several protesters jumped on cars of Trump supporters, while others burned red…

Donald Trump Involved In 3500 Lawsuits

An exclusive analysis of legal filings across the United States finds that the presumptive Republican presidential nominee and his businesses have been involved in at least 3,500 legal actions in federal and state courts during the past three decades. They range from skirmishes with casino patrons to million-dollar real estate suits to personal defamation lawsuits,…

Clinton Calls Trump a ‘Fraud’ Over Trump University ‘Scam’ [VIDEO]

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton issued one of her sharpest critiques yet of Donald Trump, calling him a “fraud” and accusing him of “trying to scam America.” “He is trying to scam America the way he scammed all those people at Trump U,” Clinton said while campaigning at Rutgers University in Newark, New Jersey, today.…

California Gov. Jerry Brown Endorses Hillary Clinton

California Governor Jerry Brown gave his support to Hillary Clinton Tuesday, saying it was the only way to “stop the dangerous candidacy of Donald Trump.” California is the final battleground for Clinton, as prepares to clinch the nomination. But it has become an unexpectedly tight race between her and Bernie Sanders. In an open letter…

California Governor Signs Law Raising Smoking Age To 21 [VIDEO]

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed four measures into law restricting smoking, including one raising the age to buy tobacco to 21 from 18. California will become the second state, along with Hawaii, to raise the legal smoking age to 21 when the law takes effect June 9. The law will not apply to military personnel.…

Solar Impulse Plane Reaches Phoenix, Arizona [VIDEO]

Zero-fuel airplane Solar Impulse has flown the first leg across the continental United States in its attempt to fly around the world. It left Mountain View, Calif., at dawn on Monday and landed 16 hours later in Goodyear, a suburb of Phoenix, Ariz.

Protests Turn Violent at OC Trump Rally [VIDEO]

As many as 20 people were arrested Thursday night after street protests turned violent at a campaign rally for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump in Costa Mesa, California. Video footage revealed protesters throwing objects at a passing truck while another stomped on a police cruiser, smashing its windows. Others slashed a police SUV’s tires and…

Check The Full List Of 2016 Oscars Winners

Leonardo DiCaprio wins 1st Oscar; ‘Spotlight’ takes home top award “Spotlight” won Best Picture at the 2016 Academy Awards on Sunday night, with Leonardo DiCaprio and Brie Larson taking home Oscars for leading actor and actress in “The Revenant” and “Room.” It was DiCaprio’s first Oscar. Here’s the full list of Winners: BEST PICTURE The…

Watch Oscars 2016 Red Capert & Awards Live Stream Sunday Night

Watch The 88th Academy Awards Live Stream LIVE NOW The 2016 Oscars will be simulcast live on Feb. 28, 2016 from the the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California. The ceremony starts 8:30 p.m. on ABC. Pre-show arrivals and red carpet coverage starts 7 p.m. on ABC. Comedian Chris Rock will host the show. The popular…