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  • Rim fire spreads in Yosemite, threatening San Francisco power supply

    Rim fire spreads in Yosemite, threatening San Francisco power supply
    GROVELAND, Calif.--The Rim fire continued to spread into Yosemite National Park on Saturday, burning more than 125,000 acres and threatening the power supply of San Francisco. The fire was edging toward communities of Groveland, Pine Mountain Lake and...
  • Yosemite fire one of the largest in California history

    Yosemite fire one of the largest in California history
    GROVELAND, Calif. -- One of the largest wildfires in recent California history burned out of control in and around Yosemite National Park on Saturday, charring more than 125,000 acres, briefly threatening San Francisco’s power supply and frustrating...
  • American Airline Douglas DST on Wilshire

     
    March 1937: American Airline Douglas DST fuselage is towed down Wilshire Blvd. right past a Union Pacific billboard....
  • Therafit pledges $20 a pair to Red Cross in September

    Therafit pledges $20 a pair to Red Cross in September
    Footwear brand Therafit has announced that, for the month of September, it will donate $20 to the American Red Cross for each pair of red athletic shoes it sells. As part of the donation initiative, which applies to Therafit's "Deborah" style athletic...
  • Mt. Diablo State Park fire grows to 1,500 acres, gets more resources

    Mt. Diablo State Park fire grows to 1,500 acres, gets more resources
    More than 700 firefighters were trying to get the upper hand Monday on a Bay Area wildfire that has burned 1,500 acres in Mt. Diablo State Park. Called the Morgan fire, the blaze was first reported Sunday shortly after 1 p.m. in the kind of steep, dry...
  • Mt. Diablo fire grows to 3,700 acres as erratic winds fan flames

    Mt. Diablo fire grows to 3,700 acres as erratic winds fan flames
    A fast-moving Bay Area brush fire raging out of control in and around Mt. Diablo State Park had charred at least 3,700 acres, fire officials said Monday evening. The Morgan fire was 20% contained but more than doubled in size during the day as...
  • Crews halt progress of Mt. Diablo State Park fire

    Crews halt progress of Mt. Diablo State Park fire
    More than 700 firefighters working overnight were able to stop the forward progress of a wildfire raging in Mt. Diablo State Park in Northern California, a state fire official said. The blaze, called the Morgan fire, grew in size Monday, going from 1,...
  • Morgan fire in Mt. Diablo State Park now 45% contained

    Morgan fire in Mt. Diablo State Park now 45% contained
    Firefighters have made significant progress on a wildfire raging in Mt. Diablo State Park in Northern California, officials said Tuesday. The estimated burn area of the Morgan fire was reduced to 3,243 acres overnight Monday as a result of better...
  • Rain keeps coming in Colorado

    Rain keeps coming in Colorado
    BOULDER, Colo. — Weather-weary Coloradans faced another day of nature-driven mayhem Thursday as pelting rain and flash flooding wreaked havoc statewide, washing out roads, closing businesses, isolating mountain towns and causing at least three...
  • Possible terrorists kill shoppers, reportedly take hostages in Nairobi

    Possible terrorists kill shoppers, reportedly take hostages in Nairobi
    Gunmen opened fire Saturday at an elite shopping mall in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi, killing shoppers and reportedly taking others hostage. Kenyan police called the shootings a terrorist attack, with witnesses reporting that the gunmen targeted non-...
  • Kenya mall attack: Death toll hits 39; reports of Americans injured

    Kenya mall attack: Death toll hits 39; reports of Americans injured
    This post has been corrected. See bottom for details. JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- At least 39 people were killed and 150 injured Saturday when masked gunmen stormed an upscale shopping mall in Nairobi, the Kenyan capital, shooting people and taking...