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Body found in burn area as Thomas fire spreads along California coast

Body found in burn area as Thomas fire spreads along California coast

December 7, 2017


Filed under National

LOS ANGELES — Authorities on Thursday said a woman’s body was found in a burn area near Ojai, as firefighters continued to battle several massive wildfires in Ventura and Los Angeles counties. The 96,000-acre Thomas fire burned even further along the coast of Ventura County, prompting officials...

She started flipping burgers, now she’s the boss at Six Flags Magic Mountain

She started flipping burgers, now she’s the boss at Six Flags Magic Mountain

May 9, 2017


Filed under National

LOS ANGELES — Bonnie Weber is president of Six Flags Magic Mountain, the Los Angeles-area theme park that calls itself the “Thrill Capital of the World.” With 19 roller coasters, Magic Mountain has more coasters than any single park in the country. Weber oversees 3,000 employees in a 250-acre facility...

Get Ready for Beat Bugs! Netflix Announces New Guest Artists, Renews Series for Second Season

September 13, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

Rod Stewart, Jennifer Hudson, Aloe Blacc, Robbie Williams, Frances, Wesley Schultz (of the Lumineers) and Tori Kelly join other all-star musicians as featured cover artists in the original animated series inspired by the music of The Beatles Beverly Hills, CA - July 27, 2016 - Netflix, G...

Most humpback whale populations removed from US endangered species list

Most humpback whale populations removed from US endangered species list

September 8, 2016


Filed under National

In a triumph for the global movement to save whales from oblivion, the U.S. government on Tuesday removed most of the world’s humpback populations from the federal list of endangered species, with some glaring exceptions on the West Coast. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced ...

‘Bachelorette’ Contestant Dies In Paragliding Accident

‘Bachelorette’ Contestant Dies In Paragliding Accident

April 24, 2014


Filed under Television

By Bill Lindelof The Sacramento Bee (MCT) SACRAMENTO, Calif.—Eric Hill, a former resident of Citrus Heights and a contestant on an upcoming edition of the television series “The Bachelorette,” has died from injuries suffered in a paragliding accident in Utah. Hill, a 2000 graduate of Del Campo...

California’s San Joaquin River Is Most Endangered In US

California’s San Joaquin River Is Most Endangered In US

April 12, 2014


Filed under Outdoors

By Mark Grossi The Fresno Bee (MCT) FRESNO, Calif. — The San Joaquin River in California is America’s most endangered waterway this year, says the national advocacy group American Rivers, known for annually picking the country’s 10 most troubled rivers. The San Joaquin’s water is spread...

EPA Restricts Sulfur In Gasoline To Help Cut Auto Emissions

EPA Restricts Sulfur In Gasoline To Help Cut Auto Emissions

March 4, 2014


Filed under National

By Neela Banerjee Tribune Washington Bureau (MCT) WASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency issued final rules Monday to slash the amount of sulfur in gasoline, which would help cut smog-causing pollution from autos and bring the rest of the country’s fuel supply in line with Cal...

House Backs Controversial Logging At Yosemite

House Backs Controversial Logging At Yosemite

February 6, 2014


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By Michael Doyle McClatchy Washington Bureau (MCT) WASHINGTON — Salvage logging could speed up on fire-scarred federal land near Yosemite National Park, under an amended bill passed by a divided House on Wednesday. If the Senate goes along, the Yosemite-area logging would be exempt from the usual e...

Meet the new judges for ‘American Idol’

Meet the new judges for ‘American Idol’

Rick Bentley

January 15, 2013


Filed under Food

PASADENA, Calif. (MCT)--Country superstar Keith Urban had no problem saying "yes" when "American Idol" producers approached him to be one of the judges on the latest edition of the music competition series. After all, Urban and his wife, actress Nicole Kidman, are huge fans of the program. Plus, he...

The Young Americans Come to Norfolk

The Young Americans Come to Norfolk

Dale Hayes Jr., Nikita Rector, Business Manager, Editor in Chief

October 9, 2012


Filed under Local News

The Young Americans performing group will be returning to the Norfolk area this year. They will be holding a workshop at Norfolk Catholic High School October 25th through the 27th, with a concert being held on the final night.  This is third time that Norfolk Catholic has hosted the Young Americans. ...

Attacks on American Embassy in Lybia

Attacks on American Embassy in Lybia

Waylon Goodwin, Shift Editor

September 17, 2012


Filed under National

Tuesday, September 11th,The U.S. Ambassador to Libya and three other Americans were killed in an attack on a US. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya. Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens, computer expert Sean Smith, and two former Navy Seals: Tyrone Woods and Glenn Doherty were among the victims of the attack. The...

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