Northern California

In this Oct. 31, 2019, file photo, smoke from the Maria Fire billows above Santa Paula, Calif.
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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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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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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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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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June 03, 2019 - 7:37 am
A rare, all-white fawn has been found and rescued in Northern California by a truck driver who delivered the animal to a rescue center. The Sacramento Bee reported Sunday that the small albino deer with a pink nose and large pinkish ears was discovered sitting in the middle of a road in Woodland,...
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May 29, 2019 - 7:14 am
A memorial of candles, notes and stuffed animals was growing this morning near the spot where a baby girl from Sacramento was found dead in a car seat behind a Bellflower mortuary and authorities searched for her father, who was last seen with her and made suicidal statements to family members...
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MODOC, Calif.
April 24, 2019 - 12:03 pm
ALTURAS, Calif. — Authorities in Northern California say the parents of two boys found inside cages bolted to a bedroom wall have been arrested for child endangerment. Modoc County Sheriff Tex Dowdy said Tuesday deputies arrested 25-year-old Ramon Zendejas and his girlfriend, 25-year-old Mercadies...
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April 02, 2019 - 4:45 pm
DIXON, Calif. -- The mother of one of two teenagers electrocuted when they went into a Northern California irrigation canal to save a dog says there should have been signs warning of the danger. Candy Carrillo told The Sacramento Bee on Tuesday that her 17-year-old son, Jacob Hourmouzus, was riding...
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ACLU Northern California
March 22, 2019 - 10:53 am
(KNX 1070) -- The ACLU along with a California l aw firm i s suing a Catholic hospital for withholding medical care from a transgender patient. Oliver Knight, 29, was scheduled to have a hysterectomy in August of 2017 at St. Joesph Hospital in Eureka, California, but minutes prior to the surgery,...
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January 25, 2019 - 7:37 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A state fire investigation's conclusion that Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. equipment was not to blame for a 2017 wildfire that killed 22 people in Northern California wine country could hamper lawsuits by victims of the blaze and complicate the utility's plans to file...
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