Category: Nation & World

Death toll in Butte County fire at 42, making it worst in state history

The death toll from the Camp fire in the Northern California town of Paradise jumped to 42 Monday, making the…

5 hours ago

SF City Attorney questions legality of Trump’s pick to replace Sessions

City Attorney Dennis Herrera, who is representing San Francisco in four lawsuits against the federal justice department, criticized President Donald…

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Deadly Butte County wildfire grows to 113,000 acres as SF remains smoky

The deadly Butte County wildfire continued to scorch land overnight after devastating towns over the weekend and claiming 29 lives…

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Deadly Camp Fire in Butte County now 25 percent contained

The deadly Camp Fire in Butte County has consumed 109,000 acres as of Sunday morning and is considered 25 percent…

2 days ago

California’s most destructive wildfire should not have come as a surprise

PARADISE, Calif. — The Camp fire raging in Butte County and the Tubbs fire that torched Northern California’s wine country…

2 days ago

Woolsey fire in California expands kills 2, now covers 70,000 acres

Firefighters battled through the night into Saturday morning to save communities from the raging Woolsey fire in Southern California, which…

2 days ago

PG&E power lines may have sparked deadly Camp Fire

PARADISE — Downed PG&E power lines, amid high winds, may have sparked the deadly Camp Fire that has destroyed the…

3 days ago

Homes destroyed as fire burns toward Malibu

By Maria L. La Ganga, Brittny Mejia, Melissa Etehad and Sarah Parvini Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES_At Zuma Beach, the…

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