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New California laws that go into effect in 2021

New California laws that go into effect in 2021

By Alix Martichoux Between coronavirus, wildfires and an election, you may not have been keeping close track of the California legislature, which passed hundreds of bills this year. We’ve sifted through the records to find which new laws take effect in the new year. Here a few of the new laws taking effect in 2021 in California: […]

Conception dive boat captain charged with manslaughter for fire that killed 34

Conception dive boat captain charged with manslaughter for fire that killed 34

LOS ANGELES — The captain of a scuba diving boat that caught fire and sank off the coast of California last year, killing 34 people who were trapped below deck, was indicted Tuesday on federal manslaughter charges for one of the deadliest maritime disasters in recent U.S. history. Jerry Boylan was charged with 34 counts […]

More wildfires ignite in West, forcing evacuations from California to Colorado

More wildfires ignite in West, forcing evacuations from California to Colorado

By Max Golembo Nearly four dozen uncontained wildfires are burning in the West, with 21 of them burning in California alone. Winds gusted from 70 to 104 mph in Colorado, producing a perfect setup for further spread. On Wednesday, the Cameron Peak Fire in Colorado burned an additional 23,000 acres, making it the biggest wildfire […]

California gym refuses to shut down despite governor’s orders and rising COVID-19 cases

California gym refuses to shut down despite governor’s orders and rising COVID-19 cases

By Ella Torres A gym in California has refused to shut down, in defiance of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s orders in the wake of rising coronavirus cases and hospitalizations. The owner of Fitness Mania in the city of Riverside has vowed to keep the gym open, saying the business is operating “lawfully” and that any orders by the governor […]

ABC Responds To Video Of Anchor’s Rant Accusing Network Of Quashing Epstein Coverage

ABC Responds To Video Of Anchor’s Rant Accusing Network Of Quashing Epstein Coverage

ANDREW KERR INVESTIGATIVE REPORTER   ABC News and anchor Amy Robach issued statements Tuesday distancing themselves from footage of the anchor saying on a hot mic that the network had stonewalled her reporting of Jeffrey Epstein for three years. “I was upset that an important interview I had conducted with Virginia Roberts didn’t air because […]

At least 9 dead, 26 injured in mass shooting in downtown Dayton, Ohio; suspect identified

At least 9 dead, 26 injured in mass shooting in downtown Dayton, Ohio; suspect identified

By MARK OSBORNE , BILL HUTCHINSON and CHRISTINA CARREGA In the second mass shooting in less than 15 hours, at least nine people were killed and 27 injured early on Sunday after a gunman in body armor and wielding an AK-47-style assault rifle opened fire in downtown Dayton, Ohio, according to police. The suspected shooter was shot and killed by […]

California sales tax increases for 51 cities

California sales tax increases for 51 cities

By Anabel Munoz PASADENA, Calif. (KABC) — A new sales tax hike went into effect Monday in more than a dozen cities in Southern California.  The standard rate statewide is 7.25%, but Monday’s tax increase means that some of us will now be paying a lot more for our goods.  In Los Angeles County, Pasadena, Burbank, […]

Boat Captain Rescues Grandmother from Drifting Block of Ice

Boat Captain Rescues Grandmother from Drifting Block of Ice

By Lauryn Overhultz, Columnist  A precious grandmother saw a chance to be a queen for a moment when she discovered an iceberg that looked like a throne, so she sat on it. Shortly after, the iceberg broke off and began to drift out to sea with Judith Streng still nestled on her throne. Judith was rescued by […]

ABC to Air New Show Similar to ‘Roseanne’

ABC to Air New Show Similar to ‘Roseanne’

Julia Nista | General Assignment Reporter ABC will revive a similar sitcom to “Roseanne,” but without its original star, Roseanne Barr, the network announced Thursday. Associated Press tweeted: “ABC, which canceled its ‘Roseanne’ revival over its star’s racist tweet, says it will air a Conner family sitcom minus Roseanne Barr this fall.” According to AP, […]

ABC Cancels ‘Roseanne’

ABC Cancels ‘Roseanne’

    By Jena Greene | Reporter   ABC announced that it was canceling its hit show “Roseanne” Tuesday afternoon. ABC president Channing Dungey announced the news in a statement calling Roseanne Barr’s Tweets “abhorrent” and “repugnant.” This comes just hours after Barr went on a bizarre Twitter rant, calling former Obama advisor Valerie Jarrett a combination of […]

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