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3 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times
Preparing for the second year of Obamacare enrollment, California unveiled new television ads and handed out $14.6 million to community groups for consumer outreach. The state-run insurance exchange, Covered California, said the new grant funds are in addition to $33.4 million that has already been given to clinics, unions, schools and nonprofit groups helping with enrollment.
7 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times
Orange County Fire Authority firefighters extinguish hot spots near homes on Silverado Canyon Road as crews battle the Silverado Fire in the Cleveland National Forest on Saturday. Orange County Fire Authority firefighters extinguish hot spots near homes on Silverado Canyon Road as crews battle the Silverado Fire in the Cleveland National Forest on Saturday.
11 hrs ago | CBS Local
A stray dog scheduled to be put down after being hit by a car is now getting a second chance at life. Volunteers from the Bichon Rescue Brigade picked up Maverick from an Orange County shelter after a July 3 collision left him with multiple fractures.
A large fan in a corner of Jimmy Mayfield's class at Masuda Middle School in Fountain Valley runs in an attempt to cool students in a classroom without air conditioning.Older school buildings face high bills for potential air conditioning installation. Gisler Elementary School principal Erin Bains sat in her office, sweating.
Southern California fire officials say a wildfire that prompted evacuations over the weekend in the Cleveland National Forest was started by the sun's rays reflecting off sheet metal that edged a homeowner's backyard garden. Orange County Fire Authority Capt.
The Orange County Sheriff's Department bomb squad is checking the car of a bank robbery suspect after the man said during his arrest that he has explosives in his car. Sheriff's Lt.
Two women are believed to have helped steal tens of thousands of dollars from homes by posing as cleaning people in California, police said Surveillance video shows two women knocking on doors in the upscale California neighborhood, purportedly offering their services as maids. Police allege that the would-be housekeepers are really part of a burglary ring now hitting some of the wealthiest communities in Los Angeles.
Two more days of intense heat are expected to keep searing Southern California before a midweek cooling trend kicks in. The National Weather Service says excessive-heat warnings are in effect and temperatures could get as high as 107 degrees Monday in the San Fernando Valley, the San Gabriel Valley and the Santa Clarita Valley.
Holidaymakers have been sheltering in hotels and many coastal resorts have been evacuated as Hurricane Odile batters Mexico's popular tourist region of Baja California. The storm has reached the resort area of Los Cabos in the western state, with winds of up to 205kph uprooting trees.
Anaheim high school student Abby Carreon, 17, meets with Supt. Michael Matsuda. Matsuda, whose mother was taken to an internment camp during WWII, is particularly concerned with the issue of homeless students.
The foot stool is just where you want it, all your favorite books are there, and a drawer in the refrigerator is most likely filled with your favorite fruits. The truth is, home is like nowhere else we go.
Some students dream about the careers they may have one day on TV or Broadway. Others, like Jenna Lea Rosen, have already started to realize those dreams.
SILVERADO CANYON >> More than 800 firefighters are assigned to dig fire lines around a brush fire that has blackened about 1,220 acres in Silverado Canyon since Friday, and is now about 20 percent contained, an Orange County battalion chief said today. On the second night of firefighting, a helicopter was assigned to observe ground operations but not make water drops, said OCFA Battalion Chef Mike Petro.
Orange County home sellers might be comforted to know that your agent fills in certain data when listing your house for sale in the CRMLS . The data lets other agents know the protocol you've requested agents to follow when showing your house to buyers.
The fire broke out around 10:30 a.m. Friday in the 30500 block of Silverado Canyon Road in a remote part of the Cleveland National Forest, about 20 miles east of Santa Ana, officials said. The Silverado Fire was 10 percent contained and estimated at about 1,500 acres Saturday as temperatures were expected to reach the triple digits in the afternoon.
Santa Barbara County fire agencies have sent two strike teams down to the Silverado Fire burning in eastern Orange County. The Silverado Fire broke out in the Cleveland National Forest on Friday morning and burned 1,600 acres by Saturday night, causing evacuation orders to be issued for the Silverado Canyon Road area.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 03:21 pm
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