Northern California

A forest burns as the CZU August Lightning Complex Fire advances, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020, in Bonny Doon, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
A forest burns as the CZU August Lightning Complex Fire advances, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020, in Bonny Doon, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
KNX 1070
August 24, 2020 - 6:50 am
Wildfires that blackened skies, took at least five lives and forced tens of thousands of people from their homes have blazed through California — straining firefighting resources by the sheer vastness of the battle lines.
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Fires NorCal (AP)
Fires NorCal (AP)
Rebekah Sager
August 19, 2020 - 6:11 am
Firefighting crews are being stretched thin as nearly 30 fires blaze across California thanks to a two-week-long sizzling heatwave.
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CA Sheriff's Deputy shot (AP)
AP News
June 11, 2020 - 5:06 am
A California sheriff's deputy was shot in the head but survived an “ambush” by a gunman intent on harming or killing police and authorities said Wednesday they were investigating whether there was a connection to two recent deadly attacks on officers.
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 booking mugshot courtesy Santa Cruz Sheriff's Office shows 32-year-old suspect Steven Carrillo (AP)
AP News
June 09, 2020 - 7:45 am
An Air Force sergeant and leader in an elite military security force was armed with homemade bombs, an AR-15 rifle and other weapons and had a desire to harm police when he launched a deadly attack on unsuspecting officers, a Northern California sheriff said Monday.
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AP
AP News
May 11, 2020 - 9:34 am
A 26-year-old man killed in a shark attack off a Northern California beach was an avid surfer who customized surfboards for a living.
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Couple
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AP News
February 24, 2020 - 11:02 am
A couple who went missing in the woods of Northern California for a week survived by drinking from a muddy puddle and eating fern fronds, said rescuers who had given up hopes of finding them alive.
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In this Oct. 31, 2019, file photo, smoke from the Maria Fire billows above Santa Paula, Calif.
AP
AP News
November 30, 2019 - 9:05 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The nation’s largest utility said Friday that its distribution lines haven’t sparked any major wildfires since it began shutting off power to Northern California customers during periods of high fire risk. However, Pacific Gas & Electric is not ruling out the...
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AP News
November 20, 2019 - 8:43 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Pacific Gas & Electric Co. utility began shutting off electricity Wednesday to 375,000 people in Northern and central California to prevent power lines from sparking wildfires as the region faced a new bout of windy and warm weather that creates extreme fire danger...
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AP News
October 25, 2019 - 7:36 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — California's biggest utility admitted its electrical equipment may have ignited a wildfire burning in wine country Friday, despite blackouts imposed across the region to prevent blazes. Meanwhile, a wind-whipped fire destroyed homes near Los Angeles. More than 50,000 people were...
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AP
AP News
October 23, 2019 - 10:37 am
Pacific Gas & Electric Company says it is proceeding with planned power shutoffs that will affect nearly 180,000 customers throughout portions of Northern California. The utility says the shutoffs affecting about 450,000 people are expected to begin around 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Sierra...
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