Some 30,000 education workers backed by the teachers’ union walked off the job for a three-day strike in Los Angeles on Tuesday, canceling school for nearly half a million students in the second-largest school district in the United States.
Tens of thousands of storm-weary Californians were without power and under evacuation warnings on Wednesday as the latest storm packing wind-blown rain and snow threatened to bring more flooding to the rain-soaked state.
Ten of thousands of New England and New York homes and businesses were without power on Wednesday in the aftermath of a Nor’easter that dumped up to 3 feet of snow on the region, while a new atmospheric river storm raised the threat of more flooding in California.
The latest in a series of atmospheric river storms soaked California on Tuesday, bringing another deluge of rain to the already-saturated state, while a Nor’easter swirling over New York and New England prompted emergency orders and closed roads
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Emergency officials in several California counties spent Friday patrolling levies and swollen rivers as an “atmospheric river” storm drenched the already-sodden state with torrential rains, causing floods that washed out roads and prompted evacuations. The latest deluge from dense streams of Pacific moisture sweeping California’s skies soaked some mountain areas still
Los Angeles County will pay the wife of late basketball star Kobe Bryant nearly $29 million to settle a lawsuit over allegations that sheriff officers and firefighters shared gruesome photos of the helicopter crash that killed Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter.
Universal Studios Hollywood visitors can leap over to the new Super Nintendo World and see the Japanese video game designer’s Mushroom Kingdom come to life.
First elected to the Senate in 1992, California’s Diane Feinstein is the oldest member of Congress and has been under pressure not to run again.
MONTEREY PARK, Calif. (Reuters) -An 11th victim died from injuries on Monday after an elderly gunman’s deadly rampage at a Los Angeles-area dance hall, California police said, as authorities were still searching for a motive behind one of the state’s worst mass shootings. Police identified 72-year-old Huu Can Tran as the suspect in the massacre,
MONTEREY PARK, Calif. (Reuters) – The 72-year-old suspected gunman in Saturday night’s mass shooting at a Los Angeles-area dance studio had been a regular there, giving informal lessons and even meeting his ex-wife at the venue, according to friends and media reports. Authorities say Huu Can Tran opened fire during a celebration of the Lunar