Correction: California Wildfires story

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a story Nov. 1 about wildfires in California, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the Maria Fire was northeast of Los Angeles. It is northwest. A corrected version of the story is below: Utility re-energized power line before fire A Southern California utility that shut off power to tens of […]

Aftershocks continue in California desert

TRONA, Calif. (AP) — Aftershocks of last week’s big earthquakes are still rumbling beneath the California desert, but seismologists say the probability of large quakes continues to decline. The U.S. Geological Survey said the chance of a quake larger than Friday’s 7.1 temblor is less than 1% and the chance of a magnitude 6 or […]

Officials: Festival shooter took gun to California illegally

Officials say a 19-year-old gunman used a rifle he legally bought in Nevada and illegally brought into California to kill two children and a man at a food festival before he was killed by police. But police initially named a weapon that would be legal under California law, only later clarifying that he used a […]

Wildfire forces evacuations in northern California

GEYSERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — A wind-driven wildfire has forced evacuations north of San Francisco in Sonoma County. The state firefighting agency Cal Fire says the blaze near Geyserville has grown to 10,000 acres (15 square miles) early Thursday. The Sonoma County sheriff’s office says evacuations have been ordered. The National Weather Service says winds around […]

California to require abortion medication at public colleges

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will be the first state to require abortion medication on college campuses under a law signed Friday by Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom. The law takes effect in 2023 and only applies to the 34 campuses in the University of California and California State University systems. But the law will only […]

California millionaire arrested in wife’s death

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Southern California millionaire charged with his wife’s killing has been captured after four years on the run, authorities said Monday. U.S. Marshals spokesperson Lynzey Donahue said Peter Chadwick had been arrested but declined to provide additional details. The Orange County District Attorney’s office scheduled a news conference for Tuesday to […]

California to end its use of private, for-profit prisons

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will ban the use of for-profit, private detention facilities, including those under contract to the federal government to hold immigrants awaiting deportation hearings, under a bill that Gov. Gavin Newsom said Friday that he had signed. The Democratic governor said the measure helps fulfill a promise he made to end […]

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