Apr 26, 2021 08:44 PM IST
Eight months after a lightning siege ignited more than 650 wildfires in Northern California, the state’s oldest park — Big Basin Redwoods State Park - which was almost entirely ablaze — is doing what nature does best: recovering.
- Mar 26, 2021 10:54 PM IST
According to current estimates, state officials expect that California will be able to get 2.5 million doses per week in the first part of April — a number that will ramp up to more than 3 million by the second half. Currently, the state gets about 1.8 million doses per week. So far, some 15.7 million vaccine doses have been administered in California
- Mar 15, 2021 09:38 PM IST
Tesla was among the first auto companies in the United States who decided to reopen their manufacturing plants in the midst of the coronavirus scare.
- Mar 14, 2021 10:42 PM IST
The vaccine has eased fears about getting infected at work for those medical workers who have been inoculated, but some express deep concerns about the toll that working through a year of horrors has taken on their closest relatives.
- Mar 01, 2021 10:19 PM IST
Last week, the state crossed the bleak milestone of 50,000 deaths — more than any other state but far behind other states in deaths per capita. There have been an average of 5,761 cases per day over the past week, a decrease of 46% from the average two weeks earlier.
- Feb 22, 2021 10:08 PM IST
Hayley Arceneaux, a physician assistant at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, will be one of four people on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifting off from Florida. Scheduled to launch late this year, it is to be the first crewed mission to circle Earth in which no one on board is a professional astronaut.
- Feb 21, 2021 10:42 PM IST
Veiled accusation set in motion a building-wide campaign to stop the petty theft afflicting the lobby of an unattended East Village walk-up, where the residents have lived since the 1990s.
- Feb 11, 2021 10:27 PM IST
With the virus still spreading and the job market on shaky ground, California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill last month that extended the state’s eviction moratorium, which was scheduled to lapse this month, into the summer. The bill also allocated $2.6 billion in federal money to clear back rent, in hopes of allowing tenants who qualify to emerge with less debt.
- Feb 06, 2021 06:24 PM IST
Paul Grisham was sent to Antarctica for a 13-month assignment in the 1960s, as part of the "Operation Deep Freeze" spearheaded by the US Navy.
- Jan 30, 2021 02:58 PM IST
The statue of Gandhi, which was donated by the Indian government to the city of Davis, was installed by the city council four years ago amidst protests from anti-Gandhi and anti-India organisations.
- Jan 26, 2021 10:44 PM IST
It was an abrupt reversal by state public health officials, who said as recently as Sunday that their projections for intensive care unit capacity in the Bay Area, San Joaquin Valley and Southern California meant they were ineligible to exit the order.
- Jan 25, 2021 10:51 PM IST
While California’s overall case numbers have been on the decline, hospitals in Southern California are still overwhelmed, and experts worry that new variants of the virus — including one that researchers recently found in more than half of samples collected in Los Angeles — could threaten progress curbing COVID-19’s rampant spread.
- Jan 22, 2021 10:14 PM IST
The crises of 2020 — particularly the pandemic and the killings of Black Americans — have caused many travelers to rethink how and where to travel. Rather than taking luxury spa trips or sun-and-fun cruises, many are seeking to put more meaning into their future travels, either through a personal challenge like long-distance cycling, exploring their heritage or realizing a life goal such as visiting all 50 states.
- Jan 12, 2021 01:45 PM IST
Disneyland will be the first Super Point-of-Dispensing (POD) sites in the county and become operational later this week, the district officials said in a statement.
- Jan 11, 2021 11:02 PM IST
California is having two distinct pandemics, north and south. By nearly every metric — hospitalizations, cases per capita and deaths — the pandemic is much worse in Southern California.
- Dec 25, 2020 02:56 PM IST
In addition to a 12,500 square-foot main residence and a 3,700 square-foot pool house, the property boasts a separate building with a 50-seat movie theater and a dance studio.
- Dec 07, 2020 07:36 PM IST
Governor Gavin Newsom's order was triggered in areas where fewer than 15 percent of intensive care hospital beds were available, affecting more than 23 million people in Southern California.
- Nov 27, 2020 10:16 PM IST
The announcement by the company was made in a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing earlier this week, saying 32,000 employees will be terminated in the first half of fiscal year 2021, which began last month.
- Nov 12, 2020 07:13 PM IST
Texas, the second-most populous state, has recorded 1.02 million coronavirus cases and over 19,000 deaths since the outbreak began in early March, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. California, the most populous state, has logged more than 995,000 cases.
- Oct 05, 2020 11:51 AM IST
California's previous record burn area was nearly 2 million acres in 2018 when the state had its most deadly and destructive wildfire that killed at least 85 civilians.
- Oct 02, 2020 04:22 PM IST
The Silverado Trail has long been a place of dreams for Napa Valley wine lovers as it winds gently through vineyards and on to Calistoga.
- Sep 30, 2020 08:30 PM IST
The dramatic images are a testament to the fierceness of the fire and the determination of the firefighters: a bright red streak in the sky marks the spot where an air tanker dropped fire retardant; an inn engulfed in flames lights up the sky; embers fly off a tree in a scene reminiscent of fireworks; a tired firefighter rubs his face as he leans against a fire truck.
- Sep 13, 2020 01:50 PM IST
It’s an ominous harbinger of fall for the region that was the first to be hit hard by the coronavirus and where the cries for social justice have rung especially loud this summer with protests in Portland for more than 100 days.
- Aug 25, 2020 03:33 PM IST
Many scientists see California wildfires as a sign of climate change