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Southern California fire weather less dire than prediction

6 monthes ago   |   By

Southern Californians already dealing with a siege of destructive wildfires were warned to be ready for extreme fire potential early Thursday, but conditions turned out to be less dire than predicted even though strong Santa Ana winds were blowing.
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Smoke from Southern California fires causes haze in Bay Area

Smoke from Southern California fires causes haze in Bay Area

6 monthes ago   |   By

The fires raging across Southern California are having an impact here in the Bay Area - there's a haze in our atmosphere thanks to smoke billowing from the five major wildfires.
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Californians who fled fire reflect after losing everything

6 monthes ago   |   By

VENTURA, Calif. - They had run for their lives by the thousands when the devastating wildfires raced across a huge swath of brush-covered Southern California hillsides, and they had survived. But hundreds had to flee so quickly they left literally everything behind. On Wednesday, heartbroken people began to take stock of everything they lost in a manner of minutes, from their beloved four-legged companions who got separated from them during the chaos to a lifetime of memories encapsulated in photos, jewelry and other keepsakes.
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'Firefighters taking a beating' as Santa Ana winds rage

'Firefighters taking a beating' as Santa Ana winds rage

6 monthes ago   |   By

Dry weather and merciless winds threaten to intensify the already devastating Southern California wildfires.
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Some Southern California farms remain open despite air hazards, exposing workers to wildfire ash

Some Southern California farms remain open despite air hazards, exposing workers to wildfire ash

6 monthes ago   |   By

As a series of massive wildfires threatens to engulf residential neighborhoods in Southern California and authorities instruct people to stay home because of hazardous air quality conditions, many farmworkers are continuing to work in fields without proper equipment.
Dozens of volunteers with Central Coast Alliance United for a Sustainable Economy - an organization working to improve the lives of low-income and immigrant youth communities - handed out about 500 N95 masks Thursday to farmworkers on various farms across the Ventura and Santa Barbara regions to guard against the cancerous...
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Hundreds of children wait in Border Patrol facility in Texas

Hundreds of children wait in Border Patrol facility in Texas

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Gunmen open fire at New Jersey arts festival injuring 22, 1 shooter killed

Gunmen open fire at New Jersey arts festival injuring 22, 1 shooter killed

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Police say when they found the suspect's vehicle, the bicycle was still attached to the front of the car. Read more ...

Suspect dead, 20 injured in New Jersey arts festival shooting

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Johnson: US 'marginally' safer since summit

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Sen. Ron Johnson says some good came out of President Trump's meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jung Un in Singapore. Read more ...

Demonstrators hold Father's Day vigil outside Boston's ICE facility

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