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SHASTA-TRINITY NATIONAL FOREST, Calif | Wildfire that closed key California highway doubles in size

SHASTA-TRINITY NATIONAL FOREST, Calif  — A roaring wildfire that has shut down a stretch of a major interstate in a rural area near the California-Oregon border has nearly doubled in size overnight. The blaze in California’s Shasta-Trinity National Forest was burning out of control Saturday with crews scrambling to prevent it from reaching mountain communities. … Continue reading SHASTA-TRINITY NATIONAL FOREST, Calif | Wildfire that closed key California highway doubles in size

SHASTA-TRINITY NATIONAL FOREST, Calif. | Wildfire closes key California highway through the weekend

SHASTA-TRINITY NATIONAL FOREST, Calif.— A stretch of a major interstate near the California-Oregon border will remain closed through the weekend as crews try to tame a wildfire roaring along the roadway, forcing truckers and other motorists to take lengthy detours, officials said Friday. The blaze that shut down 45 miles (72 kilometers) of Interstate 5 … Continue reading SHASTA-TRINITY NATIONAL FOREST, Calif. | Wildfire closes key California highway through the weekend

GALT, Calif | 8,000 Disneyland tickets stolen from youth farming group

GALT, Calif. | April 19, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)  Authorities say thieves made off with 8,000 Disneyland tickets when they stole a box trailer from a youth agricultural education organization. The California Highway Patrol says the trailer is owned by Future Farmers of America and was stolen Wednesday from the group’s office in the city of Galt, … Continue reading GALT, Calif | 8,000 Disneyland tickets stolen from youth farming group

ALISO VIEJO, Calif | Video: Will Ferrell treated after rollover freeway crash

ALISO VIEJO, Calif. | April 13, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)  — Video shows that actor Will Ferrell was treated by paramedics after sustaining minor injuries from a rollover crash on a Los Angeles-area freeway. The video by OnScene.TV shows the 50-year-old Ferrell sitting on the side of the highway talking to a firefighter shortly after the Thursday … Continue reading ALISO VIEJO, Calif | Video: Will Ferrell treated after rollover freeway crash

California highway swamped by deadly mudslides reopens

SANTA BARBARA, Calif./January 21, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — A coastal California highway swamped by deadly mudslides reopened Sunday after a nearly two-week closure that caused traffic headaches across the region, state officials said. Traffic began moving again on U.S. 101 in Santa Barbara County shortly after noon, according to Jim Shivers, spokesman for the California Department of … Continue reading California highway swamped by deadly mudslides reopens