Warming rivers in US West killing fish, imperiling industry

The West has been grappling with a historic drought and recent heat waves worsened by climate change, stressing waterways and reservoirs that sustain millions of people and wildlife.

published on : 26th July 2021

Azithromycin no more effective against COVID-19 than placebo: Study

The researchers at the University of California concluded that treatment with a single dose of azithromycin compared to placebo did not result in a greater likelihood of being symptom-free.

published on : 19th July 2021

California fire prompts evacuations; Oregon blaze balloons

The Tamarack Fire, which was sparked by lightning on July 4, exploded overnight and was over 32 square miles (82 square kilometers) as of July 17 evening.

published on : 18th July 2021

Wildfires rage as US West grapples with heat wave, drought

The blazes come as the West is in the midst of a second extreme heat wave within just a few weeks and as the entire region is suffering from one of the worst droughts in recent history.

published on : 12th July 2021

California and other parts of the West broil and burn

California and other parts of the West are sinking deeper into drought and that has sent fire danger sky high in many areas.

published on : 12th July 2021

Heatwave blankets US West as fires rage in several states

California's Death Valley reached 130 F (54 Celsius) on July 9, 2021, which if confirmed as accurate would be the hottest high recorded there since July 1913. 

published on : 11th July 2021

California reopens, says goodbye to most COVID-19 rules

Just in time for summer, California wants to send the message that life in the Golden State is getting much closer to normal.

published on : 15th June 2021

Indian-origin Sikh man killed in US rail yard shooting remembered as hero

Samuel Cassidy, 57, a maintenance worker of the Valley Transportation Authority (VTA), San Jose, on Wednesday gunned down nine of his co-workers in one of the deadliest shootings in California state.

published on : 28th May 2021

California rail yard shooting: Killer of nine had talked of workplace attacks

The number of people fatally shot by the gunman rose from eight after the Santa Clara County’s medical examiner-coroner late Wednesday confirmed the death of Alex Ward Fritch, 49.

published on : 27th May 2021

He was running around building to save others' lives: Uncle of Indian-origin Sikh man killed in rail yard shooting in California

Co-workers at the Valley Transportation Authority hailed Taptejdeep Singh as a hero, saying he left the safety of an office room.

published on : 27th May 2021

California railroad shooting: Authorities ID all eight victims, Sikh man one of them

Officials have released the names of the shooting victims that includes 36-year-old Taptejdeep Singh and said that the details of the heritage of the victim have not been identified yet.

published on : 27th May 2021

California rail yard shooting: Employee opens fire, kills eight, suspect dead

The shooting took place around 6:30 a.m. at a light rail facility in San Jose next door to the sheriff’s department and across a freeway from the airport.

published on : 27th May 2021

23 rescued from suspected smuggling boat off California

San Diego lifeguards and harbour police were called and the Coast Guard pulled the vessel out of the surf and unloaded the people, authorities said.

published on : 18th May 2021

University of California drops SAT scores for admission

Critics say test questions often contain inherent bias that more privileged children are better equipped to answer.

published on : 15th May 2021

'I'm in': Reality TV star Caitlyn Jenner runs for California governor

Jenner, who came out as a transgender woman in 2015, released a statement that sketched only a vague outline of what her agenda might look like.

published on : 24th April 2021
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