California

AP
July 11, 2019 - 4:11 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers approved a multibillion-dollar plan Thursday to shore up the state's biggest electric utilities in the face of catastrophic wildfires and claims for damage from past blazes caused by their equipment. It requires major utilities to spend at least $5...
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Rebekah Sager
July 09, 2019 - 8:29 am
Governor Gavin Newsom will likely sign into law Assembly Bill 392 Tuesday -- legislature intended to apply tougher standers for police to use deadly force. The new law will allow officers to use their weapons only "when necessary in defense of human life," and will mean that California will have...
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AP
July 07, 2019 - 8:19 am
RIDGECREST, Calif. (AP) — The two major earthquakes that hit Southern California should alert people across the nation of the need to be prepared for natural disasters, the state's governor said as officials expressed relief that the damages weren't worse. Gov. Gavin Newsom said Saturday that...
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AP
July 05, 2019 - 9:36 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Aftershocks from Southern California's largest earthquake in 20 years rumbled beneath the Mojave Desert on Friday as authorities tallied damage in the sparsely populated region. The strongest aftershock thus far hit shortly after 4 a.m., registering magnitude 5.4 and awakening...
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July 05, 2019 - 8:49 am
SAN FRANCISCO — An earthquake rattled a large swath of Southern California and parts of Nevada on Thursday morning, making hanging lamps sway and photo frames on wall shake. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. The reason the earthquake felt so long was because it was actually...
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Pete Demetriou
August 07, 2018 - 4:09 pm
(KNX 1070) -- With so many fires burning across California the resources needed to fight them are running thin. Mark Ghilarducci directs California's Office of Emergency Services. Firefighting crews are pouring into California from neighboring states as well as several hundred firefighters from...
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