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A mountainside home among hundreds of dead and dying trees is illuminated by the setting sun in a view from the Maynard Munger Vista Point overlooking Blue Canyon, along Hwy 168 south of Shaver Lake, Calif. (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)

Sierra fire traps people at Mammoth Pool recreation area

Injuries reported as rescue operation gets underway

A mountainside home among hundreds of dead and dying trees is illuminated by the setting sun in a view from the Maynard Munger Vista Point overlooking Blue Canyon, along Hwy 168 south of Shaver Lake, Calif. (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)
State of emergency declared as California faces historic heat, possible power outages

State of emergency declared as California faces historic heat, possible power outages

Spare the Air alerts continue in Bay Area through Saturday

State of emergency declared as California faces historic heat, possible power outages
Chadwick Boseman held the screen with power and unerring purpose

Chadwick Boseman held the screen with power and unerring purpose

Actors death from cancer at the age of 43 devastates fans, peers

Chadwick Boseman held the screen with power and unerring purpose
California State Assembly member David Chiu wrote a tenant protection bill that was opposed by landlords. He said the deal on evictions announced Friday “will not be the ultimate solution to addressing COVID-19 evictions, but will tide us over for the next five months.” (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)

California lawmakers reach deal for eviction protections that would last through January

Tenant advocates disappointed bill does not prevent all evictions

California State Assembly member David Chiu wrote a tenant protection bill that was opposed by landlords. He said the deal on evictions announced Friday “will not be the ultimate solution to addressing COVID-19 evictions, but will tide us over for the next five months.” (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Giants second baseman Donovan Solano (7) swings to connect on the game winning 2-run home run against the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 11th inning at Oracle Park on Aug. 25, 2020. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner).

Dodgers, Giants won’t play Wednesday to protest the shooting of Jacob Blake

Decision follows postponement of two major league games and the NBA’s three scheduled playoff games

San Francisco Giants second baseman Donovan Solano (7) swings to connect on the game winning 2-run home run against the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 11th inning at Oracle Park on Aug. 25, 2020. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner).
Workers remove towels from the Milwaukee Bucks empty bench after the Bucks sit out Game Five of the Eastern Conference First Round in protest during the 2020 NBA Playoffs against the Orlando Magic at AdventHealth Arena at ESPN Wide World Of Sports Complex on Aug. 26, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. The Bucks are boycotting the game to protest the police shooting of Jacob Black. (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images/TNS)

Milwaukee Bucks’ refusal to play leads NBA to postpone all of today’s games

Police shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wis. prompts talk of cancellations among teams, players

Workers remove towels from the Milwaukee Bucks empty bench after the Bucks sit out Game Five of the Eastern Conference First Round in protest during the 2020 NBA Playoffs against the Orlando Magic at AdventHealth Arena at ESPN Wide World Of Sports Complex on Aug. 26, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. The Bucks are boycotting the game to protest the police shooting of Jacob Black. (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images/TNS)
Teen arrested after two shot dead in Kenosha during police brutality protests

Teen arrested after two shot dead in Kenosha during police brutality protests

Video of officers shooting man in back sparks angry reaction in Wisconsin city

Teen arrested after two shot dead in Kenosha during police brutality protests
Kimberly Guilfoyle pre-records her address to the Republican National Convention at the Mellon Auditorium on Aug. 24, 2020 in Washington, D.C. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images/TNS)

RNC speakers paint California as a dangerous dystopia

By Michael Finnegan Los Angeles Times Speakers at the Republican National Convention…

Kimberly Guilfoyle pre-records her address to the Republican National Convention at the Mellon Auditorium on Aug. 24, 2020 in Washington, D.C. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images/TNS)
In this handout image provided by the California Department of Corrections, convicted murderer Scott Peterson poses for a mug shot March 17, 2005 in San Quentin, California. Judge Alfred A. Delucchi sentenced Peterson to death March 16 for murdering his wife, Laci Peterson, and their unborn child. (California Department of Corrections via Getty Images/TNS)

California’s top court overturns Scott Peterson’s death sentence

Stanislaus County prosecutors must retry death penalty or commute sentence to life without parole

In this handout image provided by the California Department of Corrections, convicted murderer Scott Peterson poses for a mug shot March 17, 2005 in San Quentin, California. Judge Alfred A. Delucchi sentenced Peterson to death March 16 for murdering his wife, Laci Peterson, and their unborn child. (California Department of Corrections via Getty Images/TNS)
A home continues to burn as flames from the LNU Lightning Complex fire spread in Vacaville, California on August 19, 2020. Thousands of people fled their homes in northern California on August 19 as hundreds of fast-moving wildfires spread across the region, burning houses and leading to the death of a helicopter pilot. (JOSH EDELSON/AFP via Getty Images/TNS)

Firefighters ‘running on fumes’ as Bay Area blazes spread, with more lightning looming

By Susanne Rust, Joseph Serna, Rong-Gong Lin II, Anita Chabria Los Angeles…

A home continues to burn as flames from the LNU Lightning Complex fire spread in Vacaville, California on August 19, 2020. Thousands of people fled their homes in northern California on August 19 as hundreds of fast-moving wildfires spread across the region, burning houses and leading to the death of a helicopter pilot. (JOSH EDELSON/AFP via Getty Images/TNS)
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California joins 5 other states and DC to officially sue Postal Service over mail delays

A coalition of six states and Washington, D.C., sued the United States…

(Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)
Postal workers sort parcels at Margaret L. Sellers Processing and Distribution Center at the USPS Carmel Mountain Post Office on May 14, 2020 in San Diego, California. (Eduardo Contreras/The San Diego Union-Tribune/TNS)

‘Like Armageddon’: Rotting food, dead animals and chaos at postal facilities amid cutbacks

Six weeks ago, U.S. Postal Service workers in the Southern California high…

Postal workers sort parcels at Margaret L. Sellers Processing and Distribution Center at the USPS Carmel Mountain Post Office on May 14, 2020 in San Diego, California. (Eduardo Contreras/The San Diego Union-Tribune/TNS)
In this file image from 2019, Former White House senior counselor to President Donald Trump Steve Bannon speaks to members of the media as he leaves the E. Barrett Prettyman United States Courthouse after he testified at the Roger Stone trial. (Alex Wong/Getty Images/TNS)

Steve Bannon is arrested and charged with fraud by federal prosecutors

Stephen K. Bannon, who guided President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign in its…

In this file image from 2019, Former White House senior counselor to President Donald Trump Steve Bannon speaks to members of the media as he leaves the E. Barrett Prettyman United States Courthouse after he testified at the Roger Stone trial. (Alex Wong/Getty Images/TNS)
Toronto Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri celebrates his team’s victory in the NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors at ORACLE Arena in Oakland, California, on June 13, 2019. (Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images/TNS)

Video footage appears to show Raptors president being pushed twice by deputy suing him

Newly released video footage appears to show that a sheriff’s deputy may…

Toronto Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri celebrates his team’s victory in the NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors at ORACLE Arena in Oakland, California, on June 13, 2019. (Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images/TNS)
California joins legal challenge against Trump administration over USPS reductions

California joins legal challenge against Trump administration over USPS reductions

Amid a growing outcry against cutbacks at the U.S. Postal Service, Postmaster…

California joins legal challenge against Trump administration over USPS reductions
Postmaster General Louis Dejoy arrives at a meeting at the office of Speaker of the House Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on August 5, 2020. (Alex Wong/Getty Images/TNS)

House to take up $25 billion bill for Postal Service, other fixes amid election uproar

The House will vote Saturday morning on a bill that would include…

Postmaster General Louis Dejoy arrives at a meeting at the office of Speaker of the House Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on August 5, 2020. (Alex Wong/Getty Images/TNS)
Jail inmates in San Mateo County were allegedly part of an unemployment fraud ring. (Rick Loomis/LA Times)

Unemployment fraud ring filed bogus California jobless benefits for inmates, officials say

In California’s first major case involving unemployment fraud during the COVID-19 pandemic,…

Jail inmates in San Mateo County were allegedly part of an unemployment fraud ring. (Rick Loomis/LA Times)
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Newsom wants probe of California blackouts, as grid officials suspend volatile power trading

Cal ISO says ‘convergence bidding’ is hurting its ability to maintain stable power supplies

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California power grid manager urges residents to conserve energy amid intense heat wave

The manager of California’s power grid is urging residents to voluntarily conserve…

(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
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California’s eviction ban is ending. Gov. Newsom and lawmakers have 3 weeks to extend it

California Gov. Gavin Newsom and state lawmakers face an 18-day deadline to…

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