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National Cheeseburger Day

As this Friday, September 18, is being celebrated as National Cheeseburger Day, many people must like to know about this much-admired food item’s origin. The Los Angeles Area holds bragging rights to a plenty of things, and some historians now claim that the cheeseburger was also invented in the... read more

Sanctuary policies are counterproductive to public safety: Jeh Johnson

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson criticized so-called sanctuary policies that prohibits cities like San Francisco from cooperating with federal authorities in immigration investigations or arrests unless required by law or a warrant.

Criticizing sanctuary policies, Johnson said any... read more

One Marine killed, 18 injured in accident at Camp Pendleton in California

A vehicle rollover crash during routine training at Camp Pendleton Marine Base in California left one marine dead and 18 others injured on Thursday, a spokesperson for the 1st Marine Division confirmed in a just released statement.

First Lt. Colleen McFadden confirmed the deadly single-... read more

Firefighters rescue 3 people trapped in burning home

Firefighters rescued three people from a burning home in City Heights, San Diego, on Wednesday morning, fire officials announced.

The early morning fire damaged a couple of homes and a recreational vehicle in the 2500 block of Violet Street in City Heights.

Andrew Brennen, a... read more

Son of 49ers’ former chief killed in Southern California boating crash

The son of a former chief of the 49ers died in a boating accident off Santa Catalina Island in Southern California in the early hours of Sunday morning, a U. S. Coast Guard spokesperson as well as the victim's family confirmed.

U. S. Coast Guard spokeswoman SondraKay Kneen announced that... read more

AAA offers freebie tows/rides to drunk drivers over extended Labor Day weekend

According to a KeysInfoNet report, AAA is offering freebie tow and rides to drunken drivers during the extended Labor Day weekend, to ensure that such drivers reach home safely.

Under AAA's Tow To Go program, drunken drivers can call a hotline number -- (855) 286-9246 -- to avail no-... read more

Rosarito & Imperial Beach’s ‘friendship agreement’ counters Trump’s immigration remarks

Two cities along the U. S.-Mexico border, viz. Rosarito and Imperial Beach, signed a "friendship agreement" earlier this week with an aim to counter Republican Presidential hopeful Donald Trump's controversial comments about unauthorized immigrants.

Announcing his presidential candidacy... read more

Missing California hiker found alive in Sierra Nevada

An elderly hiker, who was reported missing in the rugged Sierra Nevada around more than a week ago, was found alive on Saturday, authorities announced.

Fresno County Sheriff Margaret Mims told reports that 62-year-old Miyuki Harwood was found in a remote area of the Sierra National Forest... read more

San Bernardino officials announce $75K reward to catch problematic drone operators

San Bernardino County officials have announced a reward of $75,000 for anyone who would help authorities in identifying drone operators who obstructed firefighting operations over the recent past.

Officials said they wanted to apprehend those who flew drones near numerous wildfires in... read more

USS Gary decommissioned at a ceremony in San Diego

The USS Gary, the last frigate on the West Coast, was decommissioned at Naval Base San Diego at a special ceremony attended by several former crew members and commanders.

The 31-year-old ship returned to naval base in San Diego in April this year from its final deployment, during which it... read more

California Miss Amazing heads to National Miss Amazing pageant

Krystina Kingston, who was crowned California Miss Amazing around five months ago, is now preparing to participate in the national Miss Amazing pageant scheduled to take place later this month.

Miss Amazing pageant is meant for girls and women with disabilities. It builds and boosts... read more

NTSB urges bus safety rules similar to planes after California’s deadly crash

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) on Tuesday urged commercial bus operators to adopt safety rules similar to planes, following the California crash that claimed ten lives and left many injured.

The federal agency said commercial bus operators should ensure that their... read more

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