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27 California Counties Qualify for Drought-Related Assistance

Jan 16, 2014
27 California Counties Qualify for Drought-Related Assistance

DAVIS-

More than two dozen counties in California are labeled as natural disaster areas because of the amount of damage and loss caused by extreme drought.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture designated 27 counties statewide; including Alameda, Alpine, Amador, Calaveras, …


Kings 1st to Allow Fans to use Bitcoin, Virtual Money

Jan 16, 2014
Kings 1st to Allow Fans to use Bitcoin, Virtual Money

SACRAMENTO-

Fans of the Sacramento Kings will be able to use virtual money at Sleep Train Arena.

The team announced Thursday they will be the first major professional sports franchise to accept Bitcoin. It appears this is the latest announcement …


Homeowner Alerts Neighbors to Colby Fire by Running Door to Door

Jan 16, 2014

LOS ANGELES (KTLA)-

A homeowner who arrived home from work early Thursday morning ran door to door to alert neighbors about a brush fire burning nearby.

Lynette Romero reports near Glendora for the KTLA 5 Morning News.


3 in Custody for Fast-Moving Morning Brush Fire

Jan 16, 2014
3 in Custody for Fast-Moving Morning Brush Fire

LOS ANGELES COUNTY (CNN)-

Hundreds of firefighters were battling a fast-moving brush fire east of Los Angeles on Thursday morning — a blaze that had spread to 1,700 acres just hours after it had been first reported, authorities said.

Three …


Brush Fire Grows “Out of Control” in Dry California Conditions

Jan 16, 2014
Brush Fire Grows “Out of Control” in Dry California Conditions

LOS ANGELES (KTLA)-

Los Angeles County firefighters on Thursday morning were battling a brush fire in the foothills north of Glendora.

The out-of-control blaze had burned about 12 acres an hour after breaking out at approximately 5:50 a.m, officials said. …


Government-Surplus Food Available in San Joaquin County

Jan 13, 2014
Government-Surplus Food Available in San Joaquin County

SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY -

More than a dozen locations in San Joaquin County will be giving out food Thursday.

The government-surplus food is for low-income residents, according to the Stockton Record. Those wanting to pick up food must bring proof …


Driver Slams Through Fence, Lands in Front Yard

Jan 13, 2014
Driver Slams Through Fence, Lands in Front Yard

FOLSOM-

A driver hit several parked cars, slammed through a fence and landed in a front yard Monday.

Folsom Police were called and found the driver, a woman in her 80s, had minor injuries.

The woman ended up in the …


Modesto Starts Pledge Drive for New Flights

Jan 13, 2014
Modesto Starts Pledge Drive for New Flights

MODESTO-

Would you fly from Modesto to LA? The Modesto airport has launched a pledge drive to get support for a possible new nonstop flight.

According to the City of Modesto, a major airline is interested in providing service between …


Applications Being Accepted for 2,000+ Jobs

Jan 13, 2014
Applications Being Accepted for 2,000+ Jobs

SANTA CLARA-

More than 2,000 jobs are now available in Santa Clara.

Great America Santa Clara is looking to fill almost 2,500 positions for their 2014 season. They are hiring for various staff positions, including entertainment, medical technicians, guest services, …


Westboro Baptist Church Protests Outside California Churches

Jan 12, 2014

GLENDALE (KTLA)-

The Westboro Baptist Church announced on its website that it planned to protest outside four Glendale churches Sunday morning.

The church is known for protesting military and gay funerals with inflammatory signs.

Westboro members are upset about many …




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