Gulf Times - California
Gunman opens fire at California backyard party, four killed

Gunman opens fire at California backyard party, four killed

Police in the California city of Fresno were investigating a mass shooting at a football game party on Sunday in which at least 10 people were shot, killing four

Police look for motive behind California school shooting

Police look for motive behind California school shooting

Police investigating a high school shooting in California said on Friday they still did not know what motivated the suspect,

Apple offers $2.5 bn to address California housing crisis

Apple offers $2.5 bn to address California housing crisis

Apple said Monday it would commit $2.5 billion over the next two years to help address the shortage of affordable housing in California and reduce homelessness.

State of emergency declared as California wildfires rage

State of emergency declared as California wildfires rage

California's governor declared a statewide emergency on Sunday as a huge blaze, fanned by strong winds, forced mass evacuations and power blackouts as it bore down on towns in the famed Sonoma wine region.

Firefighters battle fierce wildfires across California

Firefighters battle fierce wildfires across California

Wildfires raged across California on Friday, destroying homes and forcing evacuations, as over 1,000 firefighters tackled flames in the southern part of the state alone.

Fast-moving fires near Los Angeles force more than 40,000 to flee

Fast-moving fires near Los Angeles force more than 40,000 to flee

California firefighters on Friday sought to take advantage of a brief lull in high winds behind fast-moving wildfires that forced the evacuation of more than 40,000 residents north of Los Angeles

California on high alert as fires destroy dozens of homes

California on high alert as fires destroy dozens of homes

Much of California was on high alert Friday as fires tore through the state's south, destroying dozens of buildings, even as hundreds of thousands of people remained without power

Uber is sued over resistance to California 'gig' employment law

Uber is sued over resistance to California 'gig' employment law

A driver for Uber has sued the company for misclassifying its drivers as independent contractors, hours after California legislators voted to help thousands of those workers ...

Crews search for bodies after fire kills 25 on California dive boat

Crews search for bodies after fire kills 25 on California dive boat

Divers were scouring for bodies in the wreckage of a scuba diving boat off California on Tuesday, after a fast-moving fire trapped dozens of people below deck ...

California scuba boat fire death toll rises to 25

California scuba boat fire death toll rises to 25

Divers have found a total of 25 bodies on Monday after a pre-dawn fire sank a scuba diving vessel off a Southern California island, leaving nine people unaccounted for as the search continued, media reported.

Gunman scorned California garlic festival on social media before mass shooting

Gunman scorned California garlic festival on social media before mass shooting

Police on Monday identified a 19-year-old California man as the gunman who opened fire with an assault rifle at a garlic festival in Gilroy, California, killing three people and wounding about a dozen.

Teen identified as gunman at California food festival, police hunt for associate

Teen identified as gunman at California food festival, police hunt for associate

California police were searching on Monday for a suspected accomplice of the gunman who killed three people, including a 6-year-old boy