Evacuation warnings lifted as containment of Rices Fire increases

Evacuation warnings lifted as containment of Rices Fire increases

NEVADA COUNTY – Containment of the Rices Fire in Nevada County increased to 24% Friday night, leading authorities to lift some evacuation warnings, according to Cal Fire. The wildfire remained at 904 acres as of 7 pm, the Cal Fire Nevada-Yuba-Placer Unit said in an incident update. Efforts of personnel working on the Rices Fire … Read more

Suspected Proud Boys Yelling Slurs At California LGBTQ Bar Get Pepper-Sprayed

Dramatic video captured a handful of suspected Proud Boys getting pepper-sprayed in the face as they yelled slurs outside an LGBTQ bar in California. The bar was hosting a drag show Thursday when about 10 people showed up to yell about “pedophiles” and harass bar operators and patrons at the door. One asked: “How many … Read more

State budget sets aside $ 4.2 billion for high-speed rail between Bakersfield and Merced | News

Money to complete a high-speed rail system between Bakersfield and Merced – $ 4.2 billion for construction, electrification and trains – made its way into the $ 308 billion state budget signed Thursday by Gov. Gavin Newsom. Along with new oversight for a project that has long struggled to stay on track, the budget releases … Read more

Californians to decide 7 ballot measures in November

SACRAMENTO – California voters will weigh in on seven ballot measures this fall, the fewest to appear on a statewide general election ballot since 2014. Thursday was the deadline to qualify measures for the November ballot. Secretary of State Shirley Weber confirmed that seven questions will appear in November. Six are ballot initiatives that supporters … Read more

Two teens shot pushing out-of-gas vehicle in Union City CA.

Two armed suspects confronted five people pushing a vehicle that ran out of gas in Union City and shot two teens, injuring them, California police say. Getty Images Getty Images / iStockphoto Two people with guns opened fire on five people who ran out of gas in Union City, injuring two boys, California police reported. … Read more

California exposes names, addresses of hundreds of thousands of concealed weapon permit applicants

SACRAMENTO – The personal information of California residents who received or were denied a concealed and carry weapons permit between 2011 and 2021 was wrongly disclosed online this week, according to the California Attorney General’s Office. The data breach, which could potentially involve hundreds of thousands of gun owners, occurred as part of an update … Read more

Pizza delivery man helping assault victim killed: CA cops

A pizza delivery man who police believe may have stopped to help a 76-year-old man who was under attack was shot and killed in California, officials said. A pizza delivery man who police believe may have stopped to help a 76-year-old man under attack was shot and killed in California, officials said. When deputies arrived … Read more