northern california

Almost half of California is drought-free after heavy storms

Floods from heavy storms have replaced drought in Northern California. The U.S. Drought Monitor reported Thursday that 42 percent of the state is now drought-free, compared to 3 percent at this time

Less than 1 percent of California now in ‘extreme’ drought

As reported by CNBC: Storms in the past week helped bring rain and snow to California, resulting in a “significantly improved” drought picture for the state, the U.S. Drought Monitor said Thursday. As

Thousands still forced from homes by flooding in California tech hub

As reported by Reuters: The mucky water flooding a section of San Jose in Northern California forced officials on Wednesday to widen the area under mandatory evacuation orders, with about 14,000

Massive wildfires have killed over a dozen in Northern California

Wildfires in Northern California have killed at least 15 people, displaced 20,000 people, and destroyed more than 1,500 buildings since the fires began on Sunday evening. Governor Jerry Brown has

See the devastation of California’s still-roaring wildfires

Northern California is still under threat from almost two-dozen fast-moving wildfires that have killed more than 20 people, destroyed more than 3,500 buildings, and burned close to 170,000 acres since

NY Times blames climate change for NorCal inferno

Powerful, hot and dry winds like those that have fanned the deadly wildfires now raging in California are a common occurrence in the state, a result of regional atmospheric patterns that develop in

We spent 24 hours with a California firefighting crew

This morning, a contract firefighter died in Napa County. His truck rolled over the edge of a steep road as he rushed to get more water to crews battling the Nuns fire, one of 14 still raging in

The record-setting numbers behind California’s wildfires

With 42 dead and even more still missing, the wildfires that broke out in Northern California earlier this month are some of the deadliest in the state’s history. Sonoma County was especially

Plan to divide California into 3 new states clears first hurdle

As reported by ABC7: A plan to split California into three separate states has cleared its first hurdle. Supporters are set to begin collecting signatures to qualify for next year’s ballot. The plan

Report: At least 5 dead after shooting at Northern California elementary school

Multiple people are dead after an “active shooter situation” that took place at an elementary school in Northern California, according to KABC-TV. What happened? KHSL-TV…
Multiple elementary school students have been hospitalized in the California shooting that killed three

Multiple elementary school students have been hospitalized in the California shooting that killed three

Authorities say a shooting Tuesday morning at an elementary school in Rancho Tehama, California, left “multiple victims,” PEOPLE confirms. The shooting, which…
Killer Goes on Shooting Spree in Rural Northern California, Killing 5

Killer Goes on Shooting Spree in Rural Northern California, Killing 5

A gunman went on a shooting spree in Tehama County in rural Northern California on Tuesday, killing four people before he was shot and killed by law enforcement.
Did Y’all’s Dotard President Just Tweet Condolences About the Wrong Mass Shooting?

Did Y’all’s Dotard President Just Tweet Condolences About the Wrong Mass Shooting?

That we have had mass shooting after mass shooting after horrific mass shooting in this country is already unconscionable and unforgivable in a country that touts itself as a leading power. When your
Everything We Know About the Shooting Rampage in California

Everything We Know About the Shooting Rampage in California

The gunman's spree was allegedly sparked by a long-running feud with his neighbor.
Oh my: Northern California shooter was out on $160K bail

Oh my: Northern California shooter was out on $160K bail

"His neighbors had complained he had fired multiple rounds for days before this rampage..." The post Oh my: Northern California shooter was out on $160K bail appeared first on Hot Air.
Closing Detroit's Digital Divide

Closing Detroit's Digital Divide

On today's episode of 'The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast,' we talk about how people are dealing with unequal access to high-speed internet in Detroit.

Check out the ‘Apple Gray’ bikes at the new spaceship campus

Getting around the 175 acres of Apple Park has been made a little bit easier for employees thanks to a fleet of new bicycles on the new Apple campus. And in true Apple fashion, the design of the bikes

You Can’t Have Too Much Cars & Coffee

This is the real world, and it’s (obviously) hugely important — this is where the actual enthusiasts come together to appreciate each other’s cars and to discover something new and unusual. At the
14,000 Used Needles at OC River Homeless Camps

14,000 Used Needles at OC River Homeless Camps

Orange County found 13,950 used hypodermic needles left by evicted homeless people along the Santa Ana River, confirming public health concerns that led to the camps' removal.

The Right Formula: A Californian FD3S RX-7

I love a good RX-7, particularly the FD3S. If I was a smarter (read: richer) man, I would purchase one now before they reach ridiculous NSX-esque prices here in the US. But alas, for the time being