Articles tagged with: California

08 September 2014

Yosemite National Park wildfire forces 100 hikers to evacuate

Posted in Regional

Yosemite Village, Calif. -- A 700 acre wildfire burning in Yosemite National Park forced the evacuation of some 100 hikers on Sunday. The meadow fire started burning early Sunday afternoon in Yosemi ...

01 September 2014

Napa's winery woes

Posted in Regional, Weather, Economy

Napa, Cali. -- (NBC News) While dozens of wineries in Napa, California's famed wine region are still cleaning up and tallying damage after last weekend's earthquake, their focus is changing. Winema ...

29 August 2014

Fire Retardant usage nearly triples

Posted in Local, U.S. & World News

The average amount of fire retardant used during the past ten years has nearly tripled for the 2014 wildfire season.The average jumped from 235,000 gallows of fire retardant to more than 800,000 in ...

28 August 2014

Happy Camp Complex Fire starting evacuations

Posted in Local

Updated (8/29 2pm) The Happy Camp Complex Fire continues to grow and there is no sign of letting up. Fire activity increased dramatically yesterday afternoon and grew to more than 44,500 acres. Tha ...

26 August 2014

Kill switch: cell phone security

Posted in U.S. & World News

Calif. --- (KCRA) California Governor Jerry Brown signed the nation's first-of-its-kind smartphone legislation Monday that will require a "kill switch" on all smartphones sold in his state.The techn ...

22 August 2014

Sacramento patient tests negative for Ebola

Posted in U.S. & World News

Sacramento, Calif. -- California health officials say a patient hospitalized at Kaiser Permanente South Sacramento has tested negative for the Ebola Virus. Dr. Ron Chapman with the California Depart ...

20 August 2014

CHP officer who beat woman faces "potentially serious charges"

Posted in U.S. & World News

Calif. --- (NBC News) The CHP officer seen in a widely distributed video punching a woman on the side of a Southern California freeway last month was relieved of duty and sent home with pay while pr ...

20 August 2014

Hospital on Ebola alert

Posted in Regional

Sacramento, Calif. --- (KCRA)  A patient at the Kaiser Permanente South Sacramento Medical Center is being tested for Ebola.The patient may have been exposed to the Ebola virus, so the Centers for ...

19 August 2014

Albertson's breach

Posted in U.S. & World News

There's been an information breach at Albertsons.According to the company that operates the grocery chain, stores in Oregon, California and a slew of other states were targeted. The breach may have ...

19 August 2014

Marine faces murder charges

Posted in U.S. & World News

Anchorage, Alaska --- (KTUU)  Police in Anchorage, Alaska have arrested a California-based Marine suspected of killing his pregnant lover.In a brief statement Monday, the Anchorage Police Departmen ...