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Northern California wildfires forcing hundreds to evacuate - SFGate
Sierra StarNorthern California wildfires forcing hundreds to evacuateSFGateAbout 400 firefighters struggled to control a fire that started near Oakhurst (Madera County) at 1:40 p.m. Sunday and burned about 320 acres by nightfall, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protect...[read more]

Hundreds Evacuate From 3 California Wildfires - ABC News
ABC NewsHundreds Evacuate From 3 California WildfiresABC NewsThe fire started off a country road between Oakhurst, a foothill community south of the entrance to Yosemite National Park, and Bass Lake and quickly grew to at least 320 acres, California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection spok...[read more]

Crews battle Northern California fires in dry conditions - KTVU San Francisco
Crews battle Northern California fires in dry conditionsKTVU San FranciscoHigh temperatures and tinder dry conditions are making it difficult to get a handle on the fires. One is in Mendocino County and two are in the Sierra Foothills. The King Fire near Pollock Pines in El Dorado County started ...[read more]

A hot weekend ahead for Southern California - The Desert Sun
A hot weekend ahead for Southern CaliforniaThe Desert SunA high-pressure system moving over Southern California will bring above-average temperatures to the Coachella Valley, but areas west of the mountains will flirt with record-breaking highs, said Brett Albright, meteorologist with the Nationa...[read more]

Small Earthquake Rattles Northern California - ABC News
KRON 4Small Earthquake Rattles Northern CaliforniaABC NewsA small earthquake rattled parts of Northern California. The U.S. Geological Survey reported a magnitude 3.5 quake struck Sunday at 1:17 p.m. PDT about six miles south of Covelo in Mendocino County. The epicenter was about 120 miles from w...[read more]

California's new sick leave law explained - SFGate
SFGateCalifornia's new sick leave law explainedSFGate(09-14) 14:30 PDT SAN FRANCISCO -- The state's new sick leave law, which was signed last week by Gov. Jerry Brown and takes effect in July, requires almost all public- and private-sector employers to give almost all workers in California at lea...[read more]

Hurricane Odile, Now Cat 4, Looking to Douse Baja California - NBCNews.com
NBCNews.comHurricane Odile, Now Cat 4, Looking to Douse Baja CaliforniaNBCNews.comHurricane Odile in the Eastern Pacific strengthened to a powerful Category 4 storm on Sunday, and is now threatening Baja California. Beginning as a Category 2 hurricane, with winds up to 110 mph on Saturday night, ...[read more]

Southern California heat wave to last through Tuesday, forecasters say - Los Angeles Times
Southern California heat wave to last through Tuesday, forecasters sayLos Angeles TimesPeople running around the Pasadena Rose Bowl Friday morning as temperatures are expected to rise into the triple digits this weekend. People running around the Pasadena Rose Bowl Friday morning as temperatures ...[read more]

California Nudist Camp Accused of Stealing Water - ABC News
Guardian Liberty VoiceCalifornia Nudist Camp Accused of Stealing WaterABC NewsOfficials in Northern California are accusing a nudist resort of stealing water during the state's historic drought. The San Jose Mercury News ( http://bit.ly/1xRDM6S ) reports that rangers with the Midpeninsula Open Sp...[read more]

Police Armored Vehicle Is Unwelcome in California College Town - New York Times
New York TimesPolice Armored Vehicle Is Unwelcome in California College TownNew York TimesThe police department of this modest college town is among the latest California beneficiaries of surplus military equipment: a $700,000 armored car that is the “perfect vehicle,” the police chief told the C...[read more]