Possible Ebola Case in California

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A California hospital is treating a patient who may have the Ebola virus. Workers wore protective clothing as an ambulance brought the patient to the emergency department of UC Davis Medical Center. Health officials say the patient was at low risk for Ebola, but did meet the government guidelines for being tested. … Continue reading »

Brush Fire Burns Near San Francisco

PACIFICA, Calif. (CNN) — Flames erupted early Monday morning in Pacifica about 15 miles south of San Francisco. High winds pushed the brush fire near a neighborhood, forcing dozens of evacuations. It also threatened a nearby high school. No injuries were reported and no homes were damaged. Residents were later allowed to return home. Now, … Continue reading »

Web Extra: Ducks at Disneyland!

ANAHEIM, California – The Oregon Ducks football team is in Southern California and preparing for the Rose Bowl. Here’s what they had to say after the first gathering of the two teams at Disneyland and California Adventure on Saturday. Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich: Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota: Oregon center Hroniss Grasu: Oregon linebacker Tony … Continue reading »

California in Dire Need of Rain

CNN – According to a study from NASA, California needs roughly 11 trillion gallons of rain to survive its extreme drought. That’s enough water to fill 17-million Olympic swimming pools. Officials say the situation is so dire, the flooding that struck the state earlier this year barely made a dent in the drought. Most of … Continue reading »

Storm Causes Concern for California

CALIFORNIA – 50 year-old rainfall records are being shattered up and down California this morning, but it’s not all good news for the state. The torrential rains are triggering flash floods and mud slides in areas stripped bare by wildfires. The scorched earth of California, suffering through its worst drought in more than a century, … Continue reading »

Mainly Rain for the Showers Coming Up

WEATHER DISCUSSION A deep upper level low is slowly making its way northwest off the Northern Californian coast. As it does, the moisture that it’s pulling from the Pacific is creating quite a hazard for California. Even though the entire state is drought-stricken, the rainfall there is coming down too fast. When this happens, rain … Continue reading »

Explosion Evacuates California School

VALLEJO, Calif. – In Northern California, students were evacuated after a small explosion rocked a classroom at Vallejo High School. School officials say it may be related to the Napa area quake almost three months ago. Officials say the gas has been turned off since the 6.0 magnitude earthquake that struck in August, so they … Continue reading »

One Dead After Spaceship Explosion

 CNN – Virgin Galactic’s “SpaceShipTwo” was destroyed after experiencing “an in-flight anomaly” during a test flight today. The company mae the announcement on Twitter. California Highway Patrol confirmed one person was killed in the crash and another was seriously hurt. Virgin Galactic has planned for years to use “SpaceShipTwo” to transport paying passengers to outer … Continue reading »

Disaster Loan Center Closes in Weed, CA.

WEED, Ca. — The Small Business Administration Disaster Loan Outreach Center in Weed is closing on Thursday. The Center was established to help victims of the Boles Fire that damaged or destroyed more than 250 homes. Disaster loans up to $200,000 are available to homeowners to repair or replace damaged or destroyed real estate. Homeowners … Continue reading »

Montague Group Hands Out Water Kits

MONTAGUE, Calif. — Montague was extremely close to completely running out of water this year, but the residents banded together and saved 75% of the normal water usage. Residents didn’t water lawns or gardens, they reused sink and shower water for plants and some trucked in water.  Without the combined efforts of the residents, Montague would have … Continue reading »

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