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TRUCKEE, California | The Latest: 2 dead, 1 critical in small Tahoe plane crash

TRUCKEE, Calif. — The Latest on a small plane crash near Lake Tahoe (all times local, PDT): 11:50 a.m. A second person has died from injuries suffered in a small plane crash near Lake Tahoe. The pilot was declared dead at the scene of the crash Tuesday morning south of Truckee, California.  The two male … Continue reading TRUCKEE, California | The Latest: 2 dead, 1 critical in small Tahoe plane crash

New York News: California Man, Thomas Williams Pleads Guilty For His Role In Cross Country Methamphetamine Ring

CONTACT: Barbara Burns PHONE: (716) 843-5817 FAX #: (716) 551-3051 ROCHESTER, N.Y.  – U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced today that Thomas Williams, 57, of California City, California, pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge Marian W. Payson to narcotics conspiracy and distribution of more than 50 grams of methamphetamine.  The charges carry mandatory minimum … Continue reading New York News: California Man, Thomas Williams Pleads Guilty For His Role In Cross Country Methamphetamine Ring

MARIPOSA, Calif | Hot weather hindering efforts against blaze near Yosemite

MARIPOSA, Calif.— Hot and dry weather is hindering efforts to slow the growth of a wildfire near Yosemite National Park that killed a California firefighter. The U.S. Forest Service said Tuesday the blaze roaring through dry brush and timber has scorched more than 19 square miles (49 square kilometers) in steep terrain on the park’s … Continue reading MARIPOSA, Calif | Hot weather hindering efforts against blaze near Yosemite

California News: Chinese National, MICHAEL YIN Charged With Insider Trading Scheme Conducted With Principal Of Private Equity Fund

Los Angeles, Ca. – Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and Paul D. Delacourt, the Assistant Director-in-Charge of the Los Angeles Field Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (“FBI”), announced the indictment late yesterday of MICHAEL YIN, a/k/a “Shaohua Yin,” on charges of conspiracy to commit … Continue reading California News: Chinese National, MICHAEL YIN Charged With Insider Trading Scheme Conducted With Principal Of Private Equity Fund

MARIPOSA, California | Smoke blankets Yosemite park but trails and lodges are open

MARIPOSA, Calif.  — A deadly wildfire near Yosemite National Park has doubled in size and shrouded the popular destination in smoke, but tourists could still use all trails, campgrounds, lodges and restaurants Monday, officials said. Visitors were arriving and amenities were open, but the growing flames shut down a key route into the California park … Continue reading MARIPOSA, California | Smoke blankets Yosemite park but trails and lodges are open

CAMARILLO, Cali | Average price of US gas slips a penny, to $2.94 a gallon

CAMARILLO, Calif — The average price of regular-grade gasoline in the U.S. fell a penny a gallon over the past three weeks to $2.94. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey said Sunday that the average price is 63 cents higher than it was one year ago. Lundberg says prices at the pump may … Continue reading CAMARILLO, Cali | Average price of US gas slips a penny, to $2.94 a gallon

California News: CA Attorney General Becerra Leads Coalition in Calling for Immediate Halt to Former EPA Administrator Pruitt’s Parting Gift to Polluters

SACRAMENTO, CA — Leading a coalition of 13 Attorneys General, the California Air Resources Board, and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra yesterday submitted a LETTER to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) demanding the immediate withdrawal of an order issued on now-departed EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt’s final day in office.  … Continue reading California News: CA Attorney General Becerra Leads Coalition in Calling for Immediate Halt to Former EPA Administrator Pruitt’s Parting Gift to Polluters

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, California | California fire officials say a firefighter has been killed while battling a wildfire near Yosemite National Park

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif.  — California fire officials say a firefighter has been killed while battling a wildfire near Yosemite National Park. By Associated Press