California


California GOP says it won’t remove unofficial ballot boxes Wednesday, October 14th, 2020

By ADAM BEAM and AMY TAXIN, SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP):- With more than 1.5 million votes already cast in California, state Republican Party leaders on Wednesday said they will not comply with an order from the state’s chief elections official to remove unofficial ballot drop boxes from counties..

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Fall heat wave bringing California more fire danger Tuesday, October 13th, 2020

SAN FRANCISCO (AP):- California’s siege of wildfires has significantly quieted but forecasters warned Tuesday that a fall heat wave will bring back high fire danger this week. Red Flag warnings were to go into effect in much of Northern California before dawn Wednesday due to high pressure..

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California orders GOP to remove unofficial ballot boxes

By AMY TAXIN and ADAM BEAM, SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP):- California’s chief elections official on Monday ordered Republicans to remove unofficial ballot drop boxes from churches, gun shops and other locations and Attorney General Xavier Becerra warned those behind the “vote tampering” could face..

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California wildfires are huge this year, but not deadliest

By JULIET WILLIAMS and JOCELYN GECKER, SAN FRANCISCO (AP):- With months still to go in California’s fire season, the state has already shattered records for the amount of land scorched in a single year — more than 4 million acres to date, with one blaze alone surpassing the 1 million-acre mark...

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Record-breaking California wildfires surpass 4 million acres Sunday, October 4th, 2020

By JOCELYN GECKER and SUMAN NAISHADHAM, SAN FRANCISCO (AP):- In a year that has already brought apocalyptic skies and smothering smoke to the West Coast, California set a grim new record Sunday when officials announced that the wildfires of 2020 have now scorched a record 4 million acres — in a..

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Winds intensifying as firefighters battle fire in California Thursday, October 1st, 2020

By OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ, SAN FRANCISCO (AP):- Winds grew stronger Thursday in California’s wine country, threatening to escalate a massive wildfire that has burned for days and destroyed hundreds of buildings. More fire crews and equipment were deployed in and around Calistoga, a town of 5,000..

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L.A. County Will Open School Waiver Program for Grades TK-2 Tuesday, September 29th, 2020

LOS ANGELES:- After a motion was approved by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) will plan to open the school waiver program for in person instruction for grades TK-2. The program will begin accepting applications in early..

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