The full closures impact Stanislaus National Forest, Sierra National Forest, Sequoia National Forest, Inyo National Forest, Los Padres National Forest, Angeles National Forest, San Bernardino National Forest, and Cleveland National Forest. They will be re-evaluated daily as conditions change. … [Read more...] about California wildfires have burned more than 2 million acres and prompted power outages for more than 170,000
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Residents fleeing fires in Clackamas County said they struggled to find information about evacuation orders and sites, especially as they slept in cars in parking lots without access to their usual news outlets. At the Clackamas County Fairgrounds in Canby, which was accepting evacuees with livestock, families came and went Thursday in a state of uncertainty after an official incorrectly told reporters that the site was evacuating. … [Read more...] about Oregon officials concerned wildfires could be a ‘mass fatality incident’ after they burn more than a million acres
A compelling aspect of “Leaving Neverland” is the similarity of the boys’ accounts of these encounters – and how they mirror accounts that came later, in 1993 (from an alleged victim, Jordan Chandler, whose parents settled out of court for an undisclosed amount believed to be as high as $25 million) and in 2005 (from an alleged victim, Gavin Arvizo, whose tentative and inconsistent testimony failed to sway a Santa Barbara County Superior Court jury). The Michael Jackson molestation stories all wind up being eerily the same – the disarming ability to charm, the showering of gifts for the whole family, the air of innocence and friendship that made it all seem OK. … [Read more...] about A devastating and credible “Leaving Neverland” will turn you off Michael Jackson for good
Saturday night, thousands of SCE and LADWP customers also lost power for hours. While the initial estimated response time for those impacted was between four to 12 hours, LADWP officials later said some people may not get power restored until up to 48 hours later. … [Read more...] about ‘Thank You California For Protecting The Grid Again’: ISO Lifts Stage 2 Emergency
They also “say a lot about why, once the virus was established, it was so difficult to contain,” said Willis, the county’s public health officer. “You have economic factors that lead to the inability to shelter at home and the need for daily wages. Then you have the housing factors that lead to amplification and spread within the household for those essential workers who have been exposed.” … [Read more...] about Latinos make up 75% of coronavirus cases in largely white Marin County. Will new equity efforts help?