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California: State in the United States
California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States. With 39.6 million residents across a total area of about 163,696 square miles (423,970 km2), California is the most populous U.S. state and the third-largest by area. The state capital is Sacramento. The Greater Los Angeles Area and the San Francisco Bay Area are the nation's second- and fifth-most populous urban regions, with 18.7 million and 9.7 million residents respectively. Los Angeles is California's most populous city, and the country's second-most populous, after New York City. California also has the nation's most populous county, Los Angeles County, and its largest county by area, San Bernardino County. The City and County of San Francisco is both the country's second-most densely populated major city after New York City and the fifth-most densely populated county, behind only four of the five New York City boroughs.

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California's PG&E customers face new round of mass outages

Power supply to about 150,000 California homes and businesses is expected to be shut off on Wednesday, in the latest precautionary outage planned by utility giant PG&E against wildfire risks posed by..
Reuters - Published

California sues e-cigarette maker Juul for selling nicotine products to youth

The state of California on Monday sued e-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc, alleging the San Francisco company engaged in a "systematic" and "wildly successful" campaign to attract teenagers to its..
Reuters - Published

Videos for California


Harris Faces Uphill Battle In California [Video]Harris Faces Uphill Battle In California

NY Magazine reports Kamala Harris is facing major obstacles to her Presidential candidacy in her own state of California. NYMag reports she's looking pretty bad in polls in California. At the..

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California Goes After Vape Firm Juul For Underage Users [Video]California Goes After Vape Firm Juul For Underage Users

Electronic vape device manufacturer Juul is staring down yet another lawsuit. Gizmodo reports California officials announced Monday that the state has a lawsuit filed against the company. The complaint..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:36Published

California Dems Wonder If Kamala Harris Is Done [Video]California Dems Wonder If Kamala Harris Is Done

California Democrats recently held their state party convention. At the convention delegates expressed concern over Kamala Harris beleaguered bid for President. There are worries about the prospect of..

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Four killed in shooting at California football party [Video]Four killed in shooting at California football party

Four people have been killed and another five left critically injured after a gunman opened fire at a family football party in the California city of Fresno on Sunday night. Joe Davies reports.

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Several casualties reported in mass shooting at backyard party in California [Video]Several casualties reported in mass shooting at backyard party in California

Police in California say several people have died and at least nine people were shot at a party in Fresno in what appears to be a "mass casualty shooting". Fresno police Lt Bill Dooley said the..

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PG&E Warns Hundreds Of Thousands Of Californians May Suffer More Power Cuts [Video]PG&E Warns Hundreds Of Thousands Of Californians May Suffer More Power Cuts

Reuters reports roughly 180,000 customers in California could find themselves in the dark. Pacific Gas & Electric warned that an upcoming “strong offshore wind event” could prompt them to yet again..

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Suspected gunman in California high school shooting dies in hospital [Video]Suspected gunman in California high school shooting dies in hospital

The student who killed two classmates and wounded three others before shooting himself in the head on his birthday died on Friday of his wounds, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's office said in a..

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Another Shooting At California High School, 2 Students Dead [Video]Another Shooting At California High School, 2 Students Dead

Today, a California high school student used a .45 caliber semiautomatic handgun to shoot up his school. He killed two and wounded three others before turning the gun and gravely injuring himself...

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Santa Clarita Students: Safety At School Is "Forever Ruined" [Video]Santa Clarita Students: Safety At School Is "Forever Ruined"

A gunman opened fire at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita, California, on Thursday morning. Two people are dead and at least three others are injured, reports Business Insider. The gunman shot..

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Two dead, four injured in CA school shooting [Video]Two dead, four injured in CA school shooting

A 16-year-old student dressed in black opened fire inside a Santa Clarita high school, Thursday, killing at least two people, wounding three and injuring himself, according to police. Jillian Kitchener..

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Two killed in California school shooting: authorities [Video]Two killed in California school shooting: authorities

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Captain Kent Wegener on Thursday detailed a timeline of events after a gunman opened fire earlier in the day at a Santa Clarita, California school. Sheriff Alex..

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California High School Student Gunman Kills One, Wounds Others [Video]California High School Student Gunman Kills One, Wounds Others

A California high school student dressed in black is suspected of having opened fire on campus today. At least one person is dead and at least five others are wounded. The suspect has been arrested and..

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Rapinoe calls for more investment in US women's game [Video]Rapinoe calls for more investment in US women's game

Megan Rapinoe wants more investment put into the National Women's Soccer League.

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Five injured in California high school shooting [Video]Five injured in California high school shooting

At least five people have been injured during a shooting at a southern California high school. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said that deputies were responding to an incident at Saugus..

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At least five wounded in California HS shooting: officials [Video]At least five wounded in California HS shooting: officials

At least five people were wounded after a shooter opened fire at a high school in Santa Clarita, California, a city north of Los Angeles, officials said.

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Can Harris Save Her Campaign? [Video]Can Harris Save Her Campaign?

Kamala Harris campaign is in trouble. The California Senator and former prosecutor is struggling to make a dent in the campaign for president. Nationally, she stands at just 5%. Harris has put all her..

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Harris Sinks In New Hampshire Polls [Video]Harris Sinks In New Hampshire Polls

The latest Quinnipiac poll of New Hampshire is bad news for Kamala Harris. According to the National Review, Harris is at the end of the pack with 1%. Harris' campaign is in freefall. The abysmal..

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Pink makes People's Choice a family affair [Video]Pink makes People's Choice a family affair

Pink scooped this year's Champion Award, appearing alongside other winners including Gwen Stefani, Zendaya and the Kardashians.

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Marvel movies and 'Stranger Things' triumph at People's Choice Awards [Video]Marvel movies and 'Stranger Things' triumph at People's Choice Awards

It was another big night for Marvel at the People's Choice Awards in California on Sunday night as Spider-Man: Far From Home and Avengers: End Game scored five major honours.

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2019's Biggest Wildfire Contained And Extenguished [Video]2019's Biggest Wildfire Contained And Extenguished

California’s biggest and most ruinous wildfires this year was declared contained and extinguished. The wildfire scored 120 square miles of Sonoma County wine country and several homes. According to..

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Police say victims of Fresno football party shooting were "targeted"

Gunmen who killed four men and wounded six others at a backyard football-viewing party of mostly ethnic Hmong had targeted the residence in Fresno, California, possibly in retaliation for a previous..
Reuters - Published

Gunman opens fire at California backyard party, four killed: police

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, with five others left in critical..
Reuters - Published

Thousands could be impacted by PG&E's upcoming potential power cuts

About 180,000 customers in California could find themselves in the dark as Pacific Gas & Electric warned that an upcoming "strong offshore wind event" could prompt the bankrupt power producer to yet..
Reuters - Published

Suspected gunman, 16, in California high school shooting dies in hospital

A teenage boy who killed two classmates and wounded three others at a southern California high school on his birthday before shooting himself in the head died on Friday of his wounds in hospital, the..
Reuters - Published

California police find no motive for school shooting

A 16-year-old student was carrying out a deliberate plan when he shot five teenagers at his California high school then turned the gun on himself, the local sheriff said on Friday, but authorities have..
Reuters - Published

California, other U.S. states sue to block EPA from revoking state emissions authority

California and 22 other U.S. states filed suit on Friday to challenge the Trump administration's decision to revoke California's authority to set stiff vehicle tailpipe emissions rules and require a..
Reuters - Published

For California police, what motivated deadly school shooting is question of the day

California police on Friday were working to identify what motivated a 16-year-old to open fire on his fellow high school students a day earlier, killing two and wounding three others before shooting..
Reuters - Published

Suspects held in Halloween shooting at California Airbnb

California authorities on Friday were holding four suspects charged with murder and conspiracy in connection with a deadly shooting at a Halloween costume party hosted at an Airbnb rental house in..
Reuters - Published

Police look for motive behind California school shooting

Just 16 seconds passed from the time a California high school student pulled a .45 semi-automatic pistol from his backpack in an outdoor school courtyard and emptied the weapon, killing two classmates..
Reuters - Published

The pop star who walked across America

After his father died of cancer, Mike Posner hiked almost 3,000 miles from New Jersey to California.
BBC News - Published

On 16th birthday, California student opens fire at his high school, killing two

A Southern California high school student pulled a .45 caliber semiautomatic handgun from his backpack and fired on fellow classmates on Thursday morning, killing two and wounding three others.
Reuters - Published

'I think I got shot': California students huddled terrified in barricaded classrooms

The students inside a barricaded choir classroom were huddled in the dark minutes after shots rang out at Saugus High School in Southern California on Thursday, when one them said: "I think I got..
Reuters - Published

Student gunman kills two, wounds three at California high school before shooting self

A California high school student on his 16th birthday opened fire on campus on Thursday, killing a 16-year-old girl and a 14-year-old boy and wounding three other teens before shooting himself in the..
Reuters - Published

At least five wounded after shooting at California high school: officials

At least five people were wounded after a shooter opened fire at a high school in Santa Clarita, California, a city north of Los Angeles, officials said.
Reuters - Published

Several injured in California school shooting

A suspect wearing black clothing opened fire minutes before the school day was due to start. police say.
BBC News - Published

Microsoft says it will follow California's digital privacy law in U.S.

Microsoft Corp said in a blog post on Monday that it would honor California's privacy law, known as CCPA, throughout the United States, expanding the impact of a strict set of rules meant to protect..
Reuters - Published

Neil Young says US citizenship 'delayed over marijuana'

The Canadian singer, who lives in California, says he has been told to prove "moral character".
BBC News - Published

U.S. women's team granted class action status in equal-pay lawsuit

The members of the U.S. women's national soccer team who sued the U.S. Soccer Federation (USSF) in March over allegations of gender discrimination can pursue their claims as a class action, a..
Reuters - Published

NASA unveils its first electric airplane - a work in progress

NASA, most prominent for its many Florida-launched exploits into space, showcased an early version of its first all-electric experimental aircraft, the X-57 "Maxwell," on Friday at its lesser-known..
Reuters - Published

World's worst air: India's pollution crisis in perspective

Wildfires have raged across California for about a month and air problems persist in China, but no other place on Earth is battling the scale and severity of the pollution that chokes large swathes of..
Reuters - Published

Year's most destructive California wildfire declared extinguished after two weeks

California's biggest, most ruinous wildfire this year, a wind-driven blaze that scorched 120 square miles (310 square kilometers) of Sonoma County wine country and consumed scores of homes, was..
Reuters - Published

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