A Rupture that Flooded UCLA

Los Angeles Department of Water and Power "Y" shaped juncture faced a water rupture, on Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles Thursday, July 31, 2014.

Work crews have stopped the water gushing from a 30-inch pipe after it busted. The ruptured pipeline has spewed more than 20 million gallons of... read more

Animals at Zoo Receive Surprise Feast

The animals at a zoo in California's Bay Area received a surprising feast after the delivery truck which was carrying fruits crashed at the highway, said officials on Thursday.

This happened on Monday when the delivery truck crashed into another truck on the highway. The fruits were... read more

California toddler dies after getting trapped in hot car

A southern California toddler died earlier this week after climbing into the family car unsupervised and getting trapped, according to emerging media reports.

The 3-year-old toddler had been playing outside, in front of the family home in Sylmar; while the remaining family members were... read more

Appellate court overturns rulings that stalled high-speed rail project

Governor Jerry Brown's $68 billion bullet train project enjoyed a major victory on Thursday when a state appellate court knocked over two lower court rulings that had stalled funding for the governor's signature project.

Last year, Sacramento County Superior Court Judge Michael Kenny... read more

George W. Bush writes Biography of His Father

Former US president George W Bush has written a book on his father, former president George HW Bush. The biography is slated to release on November 11, said Crown Publishers.

"As the only father and son to each have served as president of the United States since John and John Quincy... read more

Michelle Obama speaks about her African roots

First lady Michelle Obama never shies from speaking up what's on her mind. An example of the same was seen on Wednesday when she referred to her family's African roots by saying that "blood of Africa" runs through her veins while delivering a speech to a group of young Africans.

As... read more

A Single-Engine Plane Crashes In a Parking Lot of San Diego

On Wednesday, a single-engine plane crashed in a Costco parking lot in San Diego. Authorities have confirmed the death of an 80-year-old female passenger.

Further giving details on the crash a spokesman for the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department, Lee Swanson, stated that Mooney M-20L plane... read more

Broken Water Pipe Floods UCLA Campus

According to report published in local media, an old water pipe flooded the University of California campus at Los Angeles as it broke under the Sunset Boulevard on Tuesday. According to the Associated Press, almost one inch of water level covered the sports area.

"Unfortunately, we lost... read more

Northern California restaurant bans unruly children from dining room

In a bid to allow its customers to enjoy a meal in a pleasant and peaceful environment, a restaurant in Northern California has banned noisy and unruly children from its dining room.

Confirming the ban, Chris Shake, the owner of Monterey-based Old Fiserhman's Grotto, said he wanted his... read more

Lightning hits 14 people on California’s Venice Beach, leaving 1 dead

Lightning struck 14 people, including a teenager, during rare summer thunderstorms in Southern California on Sunday, Los Angeles Fire Department spokeswoman Katherine Main confirmed.

The rare lightning struck the people on Los Angeles' Venice Beach 2:51 p. m. Pacific time yesterday.... read more

Sand Fire destroys 17 structures, including 10 homes

More than one thousand firefighters on Sunday continued to struggle to contain the Sand Fire that was sparked on 25th of July by a vehicle that drove over dry brush near Sacramento, California.

Fueled by hot, dry and windy conditions, the sandy Fire ballooned to nearly 4,000 acres by... read more

Mexico’s Baja California will take time to become wine’s ‘next Napa’

Many people believe the promising wine region of the Valle de Guadalupe in Baja California, Mexico, has the potential to become "the next Napa Valley," but many others are of the view that it will take many more years for the region to become the next Napa.

Located northeast of the Mexico... read more


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