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California Big One warning – US officials hold disaster drills for...

US officials have started to hold eerie evacuation drills to ensure that Americans are prepared for the "inevitable" Big One.The Big One is...

Science and commercial satellites launched from California

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket successfully launched a pair of U.S.-German science satellites and five commercial communications satellites into orbit from California on...

Fire engulfs 200 acres of land in California as dozens of...

Photos seen by Express.co.uk show a plume of thick black smoke.Officials said the initial fire was 25 acres large but have since confirmed...

California explosion kills at least one person – FBI respond to...

Orange County Fire Authority (OFCA) Chief Brian Fennessy detailed three other adults have been hospitalised following the horrific blast.He said: "We are still...

California volcano eruption: Pacific Ring of Fire sites ‘more explosive’ than...

Leading US geologists have warned that California could be the next site of explosive volcanic eruptions, with three potential volcanoes at "very high"...

Palmdale school shootings: ‘Shots fired’ at TWO California schools | World...

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's department said they had received reports of shots fired at Highland High School.Palmdale Fire Department has also confirmed...

Two earthquakes STRIKE northern California in quick succession | World |...

The first earthquake was magnitude 4.1 according to the US Geological Survey, and hit around 7.58pm / 03.58am (GMT).The earthquake epicentre was located...

Mill Valley active shooter: Police respond to ‘shooter’ at California apartment...

It is understood that two victims from the incident have been taken for medical treatment.The Marin County Sheriff tweeted: “Active shooter in the...

California earthquake swarm hits near San Francisco, USGS reports | World...

Three small earthquakes were recorded in Danville, about 48km from San Francisco on Sunday before another one being recorded this morning.On Sunday a...

California earthquake: LA and San Bernardino rattled by quake | World...

California was hit by the earthquake at 9.52am (5.52pm BST).The earthquake hit 96km from LA, 16km from San Bernardino and 5km from Moreno...

Coachella 2018 in pictures: Stunning photos from the California music festival...

Coachella's official name is 'The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival' as it comprises of both some of the world's most famous artists and...

Los Angeles shooting at Crenshaw Mall, USA California – ‘shootout with...

Officer responded to the scene at Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza, Los Angeles Police Officer Mike Lopez said. After they arrived on the scene, a police...

California earthquake MAP: 5.3 magnitude tremor near Los Angeles | World...

At 12:29 pm PT and 20:29 GMT an earthquake was reported near Channel Islands just off the coast of Southern California According to the U.S...

California earthquake today LIVE: Latest update fault line maps in LA...

Southern California was struck by a powerful magnitude 5.3 earthquake, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS).The earthquake is understood to have hit off...

California earthquake: 5.3 magnitude strikes near LA and Santa Barbara |...

The quake struck 48 miles south-west of the Channel Islands Beach at 12:30pm local time (8:30pm UK time), according to disaster officials. The US Geographical...

USA military helicopter crashes in Plaster City, California | World |...

According to local reports the public affairs manager for the Federal Aviation Administration Ian Gregor confirmed the helicopter was military. The helicopter is capable of...

Gunshots reported near YouTube headquarters in California | World | News

The police are attending to a "very active scene" and are investigating the sound of gun fire near the building in San Bruno. San Bruno...

California judge rules that coffee requires cancer warning

Coffee sellers will have to post ominous warnings in California because each cup contains a chemical linked to cancer, a judge ruled. The culprit is...

Earthquake hits San Andreas ‘Big One’ fault line three times in...

The first earthquake struck at 2.33pm UTC (3.33 GMT) on March 31, measuring 3.0 magnitude on the Richter scale. The second shake arrived a little...

Earthquake SERIES strikes Ring of Fire with California hit multiple times...

Researchers from earthquaketrack.com reported nine incidents over the last 24 hours with the most powerful being a 2.4 magnitude tremor near Mentone, CA. The number...

California hostage situation at veterans home: SWAT team responds to ‘shots...

It is understood up to three people have been taken hostage and the California Highway Patrol’s SWAT team is on route to veterans home...

California governor says Trump administration waging war against state

SACRAMENTO (Reuters) - California Governor Jerry Brown on Wednesday accused President Donald Trump’s administration of declaring war on the most populous U.S. state, after...

Welcome snow slows California’s plunge back to drought

Welcome drifts of fresh snow awaited California's water managers on their late-winter survey of the vital Sierra Nevada snowpack Monday after a massive winter...

California mudslide: Topanga Canyon Boulevard closed after heavy rain in Malibu...

Just after 10.30am local time (6.30pm GMT), California Highway Patrol reported that Topanga Canyon Boulevard, also known as California State Route 27, had been...

California family found living in filthy desert shack, parents arrested –...

Two Southern California parents were arrested for suspicion...

SpaceX launches Spanish satellite from California

Interested in SpaceX? Add SpaceX as an interest to stay up to date on the latest SpaceX news, video, and analysis from ABC News. An Earth-observation...

Ring of Fire: When will a big earthquake strike California? |...

But is the Ring of Fire set to bring more earthquakes imminently? When will a big earthquake strike California? Although nobody can predict exactly when...

3 dead, 2 injured as helicopter crashes into California…

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) - Three people were killed and two injured when a helicopter crashed into a house in a suburban Southern California...

California earthquake today: Latest update along San Andreas fault, map and...

New earthquakes have hit California and Alaska today after seismic activity remains unpredictable along the San Andreas fault line.An earthquake measuring 3.4 magnitude struck...

California torture family: Turpin neighbours reveal disturbing rare sightings | World...

Nearly two weeks after an emaciated 17-year-old girl called police to tell them her siblings were being held captive by their own parents, people...

California governor pushes for 5 million zero-emission cars

Gov. Jerry Brown outlined a $2.5 billion plan Friday to help Californians buy electric vehicles and expand a network of charging stations as part...

California earthquake hits today along San Andreas Fault before Alaska |...

The California tremors hit at 12.47pm GMT, or 5.47am local time, shaking people out of their sleep. It occurred around 11km from El Cerrito, according...

California earthquake update LIVE: California struck by 10 earthquakes in 24...

10 earthquakes have hit California in the space of 24 hoursThe largest earthquake measured magnitude 5.8 and a magnitude 5 shock hit less than...

California earthquake: Big One fears as FIVE strike San Andreas fault...

While all of the earthquakes measured 4 and below on the Richter Scale, smaller quakes often come ahead of bigger ones and concerns are...

BREAKING: California rocked by ANOTHER huge earthquake amid fears ‘BIG ONE’...

A HUGE 5.8 magnitude earthquake has rocked the coast California, in the US following several tremors in the region earlier that day, mounting fears...

California earthquake: Big One fears as Ferndale hit by 5.8m quake...

The two most recent quakes happened in the space of the same minute, at 17.24, off the coast of California. They had magnitudes of 5.1...

Ring of Fire ‘normal’ as California earthquake hits after Alaska and...

A shallow magnitude 4.1 earthquake was reported just one mile from Temescal, California at 10.09am GMT on Thursday with its epicentre at Trabuco Canyon...

California earthquake : Was there earthquake just now? Trabuco hit TODAY...

The shallow magnitude 4.1 earthquake was reported just one mile from Temescal, California, according to the US Geological Survey and hit at 10.09am GMT...

California Big One WARNING: Beverly Hills at risk of MAJOR earthquake...

GETTY/CALIFORNIA'S DEPARTMENT OF CONSERVATIONScientists fear California is set to be...

Turpin family: Was California torture case caused by drinking in mid-life...

Louise Anna Turpin, 49, was allegedly kidnapped from school by her now husband David when she was just 16 and he was aged 24,...

Turpin family: California couple and 13 kids suspected by Texas neighbours...

Neighbour Ricky Vinyard still remembers the day the Turpins moved into the house at the end of his dirt road some 50 miles south...

California torture family denied kids toys but had huge DVD collection...

Forensic experts searching the home of David and Louise Turpin have unearthed a perfectly alphabetised DVD collection that includes Casper, Cars and Everybody Loves...

Turpin family: California torture case covered up by home schooling children...

Shackled to their own beds, the 13 children were denied food, basic hygiene and medical care and were punished for perceived infractions such as...

Turpin family: California parents wanted 14th child despite ‘torture’ | World...

David Allen Turpin, 57, and Louise Anna Turpin, 49, are facing life in prison over charges including torture and child endangerment. The arrests were made...

Turpin family: California torture family said goodbye before arrest | World...

The 13 emaciated children were discovered "shackled to their beds with chains and padlocks in dark and foul-smelling surroundings”. Police were called to the home...

California family torture case EXPLAINED: What has happened so far? |...

REUTERS / GETTY / FACEBOOKCalifornia torture family: Police found 13...

Who is David Turpin? Father of California torture family revealed |...

The 57-year-old Californian accused with his wife of torturing and endangering the lives of his 13 children appeared to presided over a happy all-American...

13 siblings, some shackled and malnourished, rescued from California house, police...

Thirteen malnourished siblings - some starved and chained -, ranging in age from 2 to 29, were rescued by police in...

California parents arrested after their 13 children found starving and locked...

Authorities said they were alerted after a 17-year-old escaped and called the police after finding a mobile phone in the house in California. David Allen...

California mudslides missing: How many people are missing? | World |...

Hope is fading for the four people who remained unaccounted for on Sunday, including the two-year-old daughter of the latest victim to be named. Pinit...

California mudslides MAP: Which areas are at threat? Latest danger zones...

Rescue teams have been working tirelessly to locate Americans still missing after...

California mudslide MAP: THESE danger zones still at risk | World...

At least 17 people have been killed and dozens more are still...

Montecito mudslide missing: California survivors recall ordeal – 17 dead, 8...

Eight people are still missing and rescuers have been working around the...

Montecito mudslide MAP: Where is Ellen DeGeneres’ house in California? |...

During Ellen DeGeneres' talk show, she called Oprah Winfrey on Facetime discuss the nightmarish mudslides that have killed 17 people.  Winfrey spoke to the show...

California mudslide in pictures: Latest photos show the devastation as mudslides...

The mudslides have transformed the picturesque coastal scenery of California into been transformed into scenes more reminiscent of wartime trenches  Rescue crews have been combing...

California mudslide: 17 dead, 24 missing and 300 trapped as ‘mud...

At least 24 people are believed to be missing and 300 trapped as emergency responders are working to pull locals from a waist-deep river...

California mudslides: Rescuers say dozens still missing in rubble

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California mudslides: At least 13 dead as homes swamped in killer...

Only around 10 to 15 per cent of residents followed mandatory orders to evacuate after the torrential downpours overnight, a Santa Barbara Fire Department...

California earthquake map: Where did the earthquake hit?  | World |...

The earthquake struck at 2.39am PT (10.39am GMT) and was originally reported as 4.7 magnitude but was later downgraded to 4.4 by the US...

California earthquake: Berkeley tremor wakes thousands as ‘Big One’ fears rise...

The earthquake is believed to have struck just 3km from Berkeley, and some 65 km northwest of San Jose, shortly before 3am local time...

Record dry raises fears of drought’s return in California

Interested in California Drought? Add California Drought as an interest to stay up to date on the latest California Drought news, video, and analysis from...

Rocket lights sky as it carries satellites from California

A reused SpaceX rocket carried 10 satellites into orbit from California on Friday, leaving behind a trail of mystery and wonder as it soared...

Thomas Fire in California grows more erratic, dangerous as winds pick...

A firefighter takes a cell phone picture during a wildfire Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017, in Montecito, Calif. The so-called Thomas Fire is now the...

California Today: Guiding L.A. Through a Crisis

This was the sixth time that Mr. Garcetti had given one of this briefings and once...

Homes, horses burn in newest California wildfire

FALLBROOK, Calif. (AP) - Retirement communities built on golf courses, semi-rural race horse stables and other usually serene sites were engulfed by flames as...

‘It Burns and It Keeps Burning’: Scenes From Southern California’s Wildfires

LOS ANGELES — The flames raced across brittle hillsides like advancing armies. Up and down Southern...

Five dead in California shooting spree that ended at school 

Five people died in a shooting spree on Tuesday that ended at a school in a remote area of rural Northern California and some...

The Latest: Group urges California to reconsider water plan

The Latest on the Trump administration opposing a massive California water project (all times local): 12:20 p.m. Opponents of California's plan to build two giant water...

Hikers who went missing in California national park died in ‘murder-suicide...

A young couple who went missing in a national park on a hot summer day died in what appeared to be a murder-suicide pact,...

California wildfire update: At least 40 people dead in California wildfire...

About 10,000 firefighters supported by air tankers and helicopters overhead were battling 16 major wildfires, some encompassing several smaller merged blazes, in areas north...

Grim search for bodies begins as California wildfire death toll reaches...

Local charities and residents went to Costco to buy supplies for the fleeing families. California Highway Patrol Officer Quintin Shawk took relatives and other...

Hundreds missing amid California fires; loved ones go online

Desperate family members and friends checked hospitals and shelters and pleaded on social media for help finding loved ones missing amid California's wildfires, as...

California wildfire ‘worst in state’s history’ as 10 die in wine...

Wildfires whipped by powerful winds swept through California wine country on Monday, killing at least 10...

California wildfires: 10 killed in ‘unprecedented’ wine country blaze | US...

Ten people have died in northern California after what officials are describing as an “unprecedented” wild fire that has already destroyed 1,500 structures and...

California condor takes flight in wild after near extinction

In a remote, rugged valley overlooking the Pacific Ocean, researchers closely monitor an endangered icon: the California condor. The giant vultures flap their wings and...

Audit: US misuses taxpayer cash for California water project

The U.S. Interior Department improperly contributed $85 million in taxpayer funds to help pay for a giant California water project backed by Gov. Jerry...

Los Angeles declares state of emergency as wildfires cast pall of...

Smoke filled the sky and ash rained down all over Los Angeles from a destructive wildfire,...

3 dead in California after SUV fleeing Border Patrol crashes

SAN DIEGO (AP) — An SUV fleeing from U.S. Border Patrol agents smashed through a guardrail and hurtled into a ravine off a San...

California insurance regulator to probe Wells Fargo over auto policies

(Reuters) - California will investigate whether Wells Fargo & Co (WFC.N) and an insurance company harmed hundreds of thousands of residents by selling them...

California wildfire: 5,000 flee from homes as Detwiler Fire continues to...

The Detwiler Fire, which is menacing the former gold rush town of Mariposa in the Sierra Nevada foothills, is only 10 percent contained, the...

California wildfire burns 45 buildings near Yosemite

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A raging wildfire in central California that has forced more than 5,000 people from their homes spread rapidly on Thursday...

California farm region plagued by dirty air looks to Trump

California's vast San Joaquin Valley, the country's most productive farming region, is engulfed by some of the nation's dirtiest skies, forcing the state's largest...

Wildfire forces evacuation of California town near Yosemite

By Al GolubMARIPOSA, Calif. (Reuters) - The 2,000 residents of a small California town in the foothills flanking Yosemite National Park were ordered to...

Central California wildfire grows as hot, dry conditions persist

(Reuters) - A damaging wildfire burning on California's scenic central coast was expected to expand on Sunday afternoon, with higher temperatures, lower humidity and...

Crews fight dozens of California wildfires amid July heatwave

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Crews battled dozens of wildfires raging across California on Wednesday, gaining ground on several of the more destructive blazes as...

Proposed California climate deal takes aim at toxic air

A plan to extend California's signature climate initiative for another decade looks beyond cutting greenhouse gas emissions and takes aim at toxic air in...

Wildfire in California canyons spreads overnight

A fast-moving wildfire burned overnight through thousands more acres of steep terrain near California's central coast, officials said on Sunday, as high temperatures and...

California ablaze as DEVASTATING fire wrecks 19,000 acres during record heatwave

Hundreds of people were ordered to evacuate from a fast–moving wildfire burning through steep terrain near California's central coast on Saturday, after searing temperatures...

California governor plans to host 2018 global climate summit

California Gov. Jerry Brown plans to convene a climate conference next year, his latest action to position the state as a leader in battling...

The Latest: Couple arrested in death of girl in California

RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a child found dead in an SUV in Northern California (all times local):12:40 p.m.Police have arrested...

California to list herbicide as cancer-causing; Monsanto vows fight

Glyphosate, an herbicide and the active ingredient in Monsanto Co's (MON.N) popular Roundup weed killer, will be added to California's list of chemicals known...

Fast-growing California wildfire triggers evacuations

Firefighters in Southern California were battling a fast-moving wildfire on Sunday that closed a highway and forced residents from their homes around the area...

Ticket sold in California wins $448 million U.S. Powerball jackpot

One ticket sold in California matched all the winning numbers drawn on Saturday for the Powerball jackpot that soared to an estimated $448.7 million...

Carcass of 79-foot blue whale washes ashore in California

The body of a 79-foot (24-meter) blue whale has washed ashore in California's Marin County and experts are trying to determine why it died. The...

Mother of Uber CEO killed in California boating accident

The mother of ride-hailing firm Uber's chief executive has died in a boating accident near Fresno, California on Friday, the Fresno County Sheriff's Office...

Eight guards, seven inmates injured in California prison melee

LOS ANGELES Corrections officers at a maximum-security prison in Northern California opened fire with live ammunition on inmates to quell a melee on...

U.S. to release grant funds for California transit project

WASHINGTON The U.S. Transportation Department said on Monday it will release grant funds for a project to electrify a northern California transit project. ...

WATCH: California teen's social media obsession took her down a...

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California chopper tells beachgoers to exit water – Daily Mail

More than a dozen great white sharks have been spotted along the Southern California coast, sparking urgent warnings to paddle-boarders to get out...