Northern California

Body found near Castaic Lake isn’t missing student

CASTAIC, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a burned body found near a Los Angeles County lake isn’t a missing college student but the victim of an unrelated murder. Sheriff’s Capt. Mike Parker says Wednesday the […]

09/12/2013

A firefighter works the Clover Fire in Anderson, Calif., on Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, on Gas Point Road.  (AP Photo/The Record Searchlight, Andreas Fuhrmann)

Calif. wildfire more destructive than thought

REDDING, Calif. (AP) — Crews assessing the damage from a wildfire in Northern California have now determined that 68 homes were destroyed, up from the earlier tally of 37, a fire official said on Thursday. […]

09/12/2013

A firefighter works the Clover Fire in Anderson, Calif., on Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, on Gas Point Road.  (AP Photo/The Record Searchlight, Andreas Fuhrmann)

Far Northern Calif. fire destroys 30 structures

  REDDING, Calif. (AP) — A wind-whipped wildfire in Northern California’s Shasta County damaged 30 structures, many of them homes, grown to more than 11 square miles and is threatening another 350 structures, fire officials […]

09/10/2013

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Calif. county votes for secession from state

YREKA, Calif. (AP) — A far Northern California county where residents have complained they lack representation at the state capitol wants to separate from California. The Record Searchlight of Redding reports that the Siskiyou County […]

09/04/2013

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No copays, easier pills may reduce blood pressure

CHICAGO (AP) — New research suggests giving patients easier-to-take medicine and no-copay medical visits can help drive down high blood pressure, a major contributor to poor health and untimely deaths nationwide. Those efforts were part […]

08/21/2013

This undated photo provided by the Coke family shows Sandra Coke, a federal investigator. (AP Photo/Courtesy of the Coke Family)

Body ID’d as missing Calif. federal investigator

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A woman’s body found near a Northern California park last week is that of a missing federal investigator, authorities said Tuesday. The Alameda County Coroner’s office has identified the body as […]

08/13/2013

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Report: Limo driver on phone before fatal fire

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) — The estranged wife of the Northern California limousine driver who was behind the wheel when a fire in the vehicle killed five women celebrating a wedding in May said he […]

07/21/2013

Seismograph reading of an earthquake. (AP Photo)

Small earthquake hits near San Jose

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) – Officials say an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.4 was measured in Northern California. The U.S. Geological Survey on Monday said the temblor struck about 9 miles northeast of […]

07/15/2013

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FEMA denies aid for Texas fertilizer plant blast

HOUSTON (AP) — The Federal Emergency Management Agency is refusing to provide additional money to help rebuild the small Texas town where a deadly fertilizer plant explosion leveled numerous homes and a school, and killed […]

06/12/2013

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10 women, many in 90s, escape burning Calif. limo

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say ten elderly women escaped unharmed when the limousine they were in burst into flames while idling in Northern California. The Sunday morning fire in Walnut Creek comes a […]

06/10/2013

Solar powered aircraft "Solar Impulse" (AP Photo)

Solar plane lands successfully in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A solar-powered plane attempting to fly across the United States has landed at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport. The Solar Impulse landed about 1:30 a.m. Tuesday after a flight from Dallas-Fort Worth […]

06/04/2013

Solar powered aircraft "Solar Impulse" (AP Photo)

Solar plane leaves Texas for St. Louis

GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) — A solar-powered plane that spent more than a week in North Texas has departed on the third leg of its cross-country trip. The Solar Impulse took off early Monday from Dallas-Fort […]

06/03/2013

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