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California is bracing for its first major heat wave of the year as four fires are already raging in the Golden State. Temperatures could reach 106 to 112 degrees in Antelope Valley in northern Los Angeles County, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). The heat advisory for the area remains in effect from Tuesday …

MEADOW VISTA, Calif. (KOVR) – A homeowner says a man broke into his house using a ceramic bunny, took a shower and then walked down the stairs in just a towel. That’s when Steve Baker grabbed his shotgun and held the intruder at gunpoint until police arrived. “I pointed the gun at him and said, …

Assault weapons have been banned in California since 1989, according to the ruling. The law has been updated several times since it was originally passed. “Like the Swiss Army Knife, the popular AR-15 rifle is a perfect combination of home defense weapon and homeland defense equipment,” Benitez said in the ruling. “Firearms deemed as ‘assault …

The California Senate has passed two bills authored by state Sen. Bill Dodd to address the growing wildfire threat through more advanced firefighting technology and by easing the path to wider use of prescribed fire. Senate Bill 109 would create the Office of Wildfire Technology Research and Development within the state Office of Emergency Services. …

Sanchez said it is unclear, but there may be more victims. “It is with heavy hearts that the LACoFD confirms that a tragic shooting occurred at approximately 10:55 a.m. today at FS 81 in Agua Dulce,” the Los Angeles County Fire Department tweeted Tuesday. “The Dept. is still in the process of gathering additional information …

CLOSE From vaccination rates to case counts, here are some important COVID-19 statistics you should know from May 2021. USA TODAY Moderna, one of the three companies authorized to provide COVID-19 vaccines to Americans on an emergency basis, announced Tuesday that it has begun applying for a full license from the Food and Drug Administration. …

Disneyland Resort will officially re-open to out-of-state guests beginning June 15th. This update follows the announcement that the state of California will be fully reopening, clearing the way for Disneyland to change its policies. Alongside the announcement was the news that park pass reservations will now be available up to 120 days in advance. The …

In summary SB 17 would lead to identifying racial and ethnic disparities, and addressing structural racism in state policies and budgets. By Richard Pan, Special to CalMatters State Sen. Richard Pan, a Democrat from Sacramento, represents the 6th Senate District, Senator.Pan@senate.ca.gov. Dr. Pan, a pediatrician, serves as chair of the Asian Pacific Islander Legislative Caucus. …

State officials on Friday unveiled perhaps their most eagerly anticipated set of pandemic-related guidelines yet, those that will steer California into a new, fully reopened age. Come June 15, Californians will wake up to a world that looks nothing like they’ve seen over the past year-plus — one where businesses can open their doors without …

Retired Navy officers have issued a chilling warning that UFO sightings – which have repeatedly violated US airspace – possess technology that is up to 1,000 years ahead of that used by the United States. Footage released last week confirmed as real by the Pentagon appeared to show a UFO buzz a United States stealth …