Gulf Times - California
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

China to conduct military drills in waters near Taiwan

China to conduct military drills in waters near Taiwan

China's military is holding exercises this week in waters near Taiwan, China's maritime safety agency said days after Beijing reiterated it was ready to fight if there was any move towards independence ...

Four dead in California shooting, including suspected gunman

Four dead in California shooting, including suspected gunman

Three people were killed and at least 15 others injured in a shooting at a major food festival in California on Sunday, police said.

California desert braces for aftershocks from second, stronger quake

California desert braces for aftershocks from second, stronger quake

High desert communities in Southern California on Saturday braced for potentially dangerous aftershocks from a major earthquake that damaged buildings, ruptured gas lines and sparked fires

Californians jolted by strong aftershock following strongest quake in 25 years

Californians jolted by strong aftershock following strongest quake in 25 years

A strong aftershock shook Southern California early on Friday as residents were still assessing the damage from the strongest earthquake in the region in 25 years on July 4, which was felt by more than 20 million people.

US man wrongfully convicted of murder gets 21mn dollar settlement

US man wrongfully convicted of murder gets 21mn dollar settlement

The southern California city of Simi Valley has reached a 21-million-dollar settlement with a man who spent more than 38 years wrongfully incarcerated in the brutal 1978 murders of a woman and her 4-year-old son.

Transgender boxer Pat Manuel makes history with pro win

Transgender boxer Pat Manuel makes history with pro win

Transgender boxer Patricio Manuel made history Saturday with a unanimous decision victory over Mexican super-featherweight Hugo Aguilar in Indio, California.

Rain ends in northern California as search for wildfire victims continues

Rain ends in northern California as search for wildfire victims continues

The rains that have drenched northern California for days were forecast to diminish on Saturday, giving way to clear skies as teams continue their search for the remains of victims of the deadliest wildfire ...