Articles tagged with: California

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 ...

19 August 2014

Bedbugs close theater

Posted in U.S. & World News

Lodi, Calif. --- (KCRA)  Management at a Lodi, California movie theater was was made aware of a bedbug infestation several weeks before a complaint prompted a sudden shutdown Sunday.Jeff Hood, a Lo ...

15 August 2014

Pole dancing: an Olympic sport?

Posted in U.S. & World News

Calif. --- (KCRA)  Could pole dancing become an Olympic sport?Dancers and instructors at one California fitness studio don't think the idea is such a stretch. Dancer Mary Potts is reaching new heig ...