Scene of the Day: The Point Reyes Shipwreck Before It Burned Down

Photograph by Adil Ashraff Abandoned on a sandbar in Tomales Bay was this small fishing boat which had become a popular attraction for photographers visiting the Point Reyes National Seashore in California. That was until last February when a fire on deck destroyed much of the remains. According to the Daily Mail, firefighters from nearby […]

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El Nino is the responsibility of climate chaos- but California insures an upside

Boomtime for skiing and fishing as the periodical weather phenomenon brings rain and snowfall but Californias drought is far from over, say experts The El Nino climate phenomenon has been blamed for fuelling a spate of recent natural disasters around the world, from flooding in northern England and Paraguay to bushfires in Australia to storms […]

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Rescuers attempt to untangle blue whale trapped in crab nets off California

Alarm created after animal was spotted creating its head out of the water off the coast of Orange county Rescue teams were trying to untangle a blue whale after “its become” snared in crab nets off the coast of California on Monday. The alarm was created after the animal, about 80 ft long( 24 m […]

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Two killed in California wildfire were elderly couple trying to flee, officials say

Couple were overcome by smoke outside their house in Kern County, where wildfire has destroyed at least 150 homes and burned nearly 47 square miles A California wildfire that killed two people has burned 150 homes and the toll may rise, firefighters said on Saturday. Crews were busy counting the houses and mobile home incinerated […]

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Skydiver to jump from plane without a parachute on live TV

Fox network will broadcast live Saturday night as Luke Aikins aims to land in a 20-story high net in California without crashing through or bouncing out Hes made 18,000 parachute jumps, helped train some of the worlds most elite skydivers, done some of the stunts for Ironman 3. But the plunge Luke Aikins knows hell […]

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Rescuers hunt for endangered blue whale caught in fishing line off California coast

The whale was first spotted Monday .Image: Craig DeWitt/ Facebook Rescuers in California are hunting for a blue whale that has been caught in fishing line for a second day Tuesday, after efforts to extricate it Monday failed. Staff from Captain Dave’s Dolphin and Whale Safari spotted the beast on the first trip of the […]

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‘It’s a catastrophe’: low-income workers get priced out of California beach city

Rapidly rising rents, exacerbated by the tech boom and short-term rentals, have induced it impossible for many working-class Americans to remain in Santa Cruz At first, Jamie Kahn tried dismissing the repeated knocks on her front door. It was September 2015, and the 52 -year-old Santa Cruz woman had recently faced an unexpected 40% rent […]

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California wildfire: death toll may rise as firefighters attain some gains

More homes destroyed as tally increases to 200 as two people are reported dead and firefighters may have found human remains Lighter gales on Sunday helped firefighters construct gains on a voracious and deadly wildfire in central California that has burned 200 homes and structures and claimed two lives. That toll may rise. Firefighters may […]

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