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Coronavirus Outbreak: Disney delays reopening of Southern California parks till it receives state guidelines
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Disney delays reopening of Southern California parks till it receives state guidelines

Petitioners are also pressing Disney to delay the 11 July reopening of its Florida-based Walt Disney World, citing recent spikes in coronavirus cases

Coronavirus Outbreak: Disney's California theme parks to reopen from July, barring parades, character meet-and-greets
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Disney's California theme parks to reopen from July, barring parades, character meet-and-greets

Disneyland is the world's second-most visited theme park, drawing tens of thousands of visitors each day, but it closed in mid-March due to coronavirus concerns.

California boat fire: 25 dead, nine missing after blaze on vessel near Santa Cruz island, says Coast Guard
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California boat fire: 25 dead, nine missing after blaze on vessel near Santa Cruz island, says Coast Guard

At least 25 people were confirmed dead and nine others still missing after a tragic boat fire early Monday near an island off the Southern California coast.

Day after 6.4 magnitude 'foreshock', Southern California hit by quake measuring 7.1 on Richter scale; no casualties reported
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Day after 6.4 magnitude 'foreshock', Southern California hit by quake measuring 7.1 on Richter scale; no casualties reported

The USGS said the previous day's tremor was a "foreshock" to Friday's quake, with CNN reporting that the latest tremor in southern California was 11 times stronger.

Strongest earthquake in 20 years with magnitude of 6.4 hits parts of California, Nevada on Fourth of July holiday; no casualties reported
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Strongest earthquake in 20 years with magnitude of 6.4 hits parts of California, Nevada on Fourth of July holiday; no casualties reported

The strongest earthquake in 20 years shook a large swath of Southern California and parts of Nevada on Thursday, rattling nerves on the July 4th holiday and causing injuries and damage in a town near the epicentre, followed by a swarm of ongoing aftershocks.

F-16 pilot ejects to safety after fighter jet crashes into warehouse at March Air Reserve Base in Southern California; 5 people injured
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F-16 pilot ejects to safety after fighter jet crashes into warehouse at March Air Reserve Base in Southern California; 5 people injured

An F-16 fighter jet being flown in routine training exercises crashed into a warehouse just outside March Air Reserve Base in Southern California on Thursday, the pilot ejected and five people on the ground were reported injured, military officials said.

Global warming could drastically change US cities' climate by 2080 says new study
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Global warming could drastically change US cities' climate by 2080 says new study

In 2080, North Carolina’s capital, Raleigh, could feel more like Florida’s capital, Tallahassee

California Police shares video of woman escaping wildfire; survivor drives through flames for two minutes
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California Police shares video of woman escaping wildfire; survivor drives through flames for two minutes

Two people lost their lives in the Southern California wildfire and at least 48 others in the Camp Fire in Northern California.

California wildfires: Infernos char acres of land, firefighters continue to battle blazes
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California wildfires: Infernos char acres of land, firefighters continue to battle blazes

The Camp Fire and the Woolsey Fire are the two deadly wildfires burning at opposite ends of California.

'We are not out of the woods yet': Southern California wildfire rises again in Santa Monica Mountains
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'We are not out of the woods yet': Southern California wildfire rises again in Santa Monica Mountains

A massive plume rose suddenly at midmorning in the Santa Monica Mountains near the community of Lake Sherwood, prompting authorities to send numerous aircraft to drop fire retardant and water on the blaze. Forecasters had warned of ongoing fire danger because of persistent Santa Ana winds, the withering, dry gusts that sweep out of the interior toward the coast, pushing back moist ocean breezes.

California wildfires claim 42 lives, over 230 still missing; fire department search ops hampered by strong winds
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California wildfires claim 42 lives, over 230 still missing; fire department search ops hampered by strong winds

The death toll from the wildfire that incinerated Paradise and surrounding areas climbed to 29 — matching the mark for the deadliest single blaze in California history — as crews continued searching for bodies in the smoldering ruins, with nearly 230 people unaccounted for.

Death toll in California mudslide rises to 17, dozens remain missing; rescue operations on to look for survivors
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Death toll in California mudslide rises to 17, dozens remain missing; rescue operations on to look for survivors

Anxious family members awaited word on loved ones Wednesday as rescue crews searched grimy debris and ruins for more than a dozen people missing after mudslides in Southern California destroyed an estimated 100 houses, swept cars to the beach and left at least 17 victims dead.

Man kills one, injures another before shooting himself at Long Beach law firm in California; police term incident 'workplace violence'
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Man kills one, injures another before shooting himself at Long Beach law firm in California; police term incident 'workplace violence'

A man walked into the Long Beach law firm in Southern California where he worked and shot two men Friday before turning the gun on himself, police said.

Ferocious California wildfire grows into third-largest in state history as winds pick up
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Ferocious California wildfire grows into third-largest in state history as winds pick up

A raging California wildfire powered by fierce winds grew into the third-largest in state history on Saturday as forced evacuations turned neighborhoods into ghost towns and ash fell in some areas like heavy snow

Latest California wildfire close to becoming third largest ever in state with threat of resurgence
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Latest California wildfire close to becoming third largest ever in state with threat of resurgence

A California wildfire was close on Saturday to becoming the state’s third largest blaze on record, with more devastation possible from a resurgence of the harsh winds that have fueled the deadly fire’s growth.

California wildfires: Thomas fire scorches 70,000 hectares, new evacuations ordered as fire threatens other cities
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California wildfires: Thomas fire scorches 70,000 hectares, new evacuations ordered as fire threatens other cities

A fierce wildfire raged on north of Los Angeles, threatening other towns after already charring vast swaths of land, but other blazes were largely contained

California wildfires: Firefighters gain ground as blaze sweeps across southern part of state
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California wildfires: Firefighters gain ground as blaze sweeps across southern part of state

The quick-moving fires that have forced thousands of Californians to evacuate swept across the southern part of the state on Friday, destroying buildings and taxing fire crew

Wildfire erupts in Los Angeles as firefighters battle destructive blazes across Southern California
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Wildfire erupts in Los Angeles as firefighters battle destructive blazes across Southern California

A new wildfire erupted in Los Angeles on Tuesday as firefighters battled three other destructive blazes across Southern California.

Seven-hour standoff in California school ends; 70-year-old teacher rescued, culprit arrested by SWAT team
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Seven-hour standoff in California school ends; 70-year-old teacher rescued, culprit arrested by SWAT team

A man who barged into his child's Southern California elementary school and allegedly held a 70-year-old teacher hostage for nearly seven hours was shot by police who forced their way into the classroom

Nine-year-old US boy youngest to reach Aconcagua summit in Argentina
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Nine-year-old US boy youngest to reach Aconcagua summit in Argentina

A 9-year-old boy from Southern California has become the youngest person in recorded history to reach the summit of Argentina's Aconcagua mountain, which at 22,841 feet (6,962 meters) is the tallest peak in the Western and Southern hemispheres.