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November 6, 2012

Fresno police release information on this morning’s shooting at Apple Valley Farms

  • four people were shot after an employee of Apple Valley Farms opened fire on his co-workers Tuesday morning at their office in Fresno, California. Police have not identified the victims; however they have confirmed that a 32-year-old man was killed, and a 32-year-old woman remains in serious condition. The shooter, identified as 42-year-old Lawrence Jones, allegedly responsible for today’s act of violence remains in critical condition at this time as well. source
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October 20, 2012

Gunman wreaks havoc in Inglewood, CA

2 people killed by a gunman in California

In Inglewood, both a 4-year-old boy and his father were shot and killed, and another two young children and a woman were wounded when the gunman set fire to their home, causing an enormous blaze. The attacker wore a painter’s mask, apparently to hide his identity. A police perimeter has been formed to search for the man; no motive is known at this time. source

16:14 // 1 year ago
October 7, 2012

Are you a California resident? Sorry about your gas prices

  • $4.65 per gallon gas prices in California as of Sunday morning, due in part to a power failure at an Exxon refinery in the state.
  • 84¢ the amount this is over the national average; it’s also 24 cents over the next-highest state, Hawaii.
  • 16¢ the amount gas prices have risen in California since Friday alone. source
11:56 // 1 year ago
September 30, 2012
Governor Brown today reaffirmed what medical and mental health organizations have made clear: Efforts to change minors’ sexual orientation are not therapy, they are the relics of prejudice and abuse that have inflicted untold harm on young lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Californians.
Equality California board president Clarissa Filgioun • In a press release regarding a bill signed by California Gov. Jerry Brown that blocks “gay cure therapy” for children under the age of 18 — making California the first state in the nation to do so. Big news.
12:19 // 1 year ago
September 28, 2012
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September 13, 2012

BMW X-5 to Apple Store: I’m a PC

Footage has emerged from the Temecula, California Apple Store, that was burglarized last week, showing a 2003 BMW X-5 smashing its way through the store’s front gates. One suspect in the burglary, 22-year-old driver Equonne R. Howard, has been arrested, and police remain on the lookout for his accomplice. If only somebody told them that a MacBook Pro loses about 100 percent of its market value after it’s been run over. source

15:21 // 2 years ago
September 4, 2012
breakingnews:

Big Southern California brush fire could keep burning for a week
Los Angeles Times: A brush fire in the Angeles national forest may burn for a week over thousands of acres as authorities struggle to contain the fire amid soaring temperatures.
 Photo: A cat walks past mobile homes in the Camp Williams Mobile Home Park as a wildfire burns on the hillside above in the Angeles National Forest near Azusa, California, September 3, 2012. (Reuters/Patrick T. Fallon)

That poor cat doesn’t know what he’s gotten himself into.

breakingnews:

Big Southern California brush fire could keep burning for a week

Los Angeles Times: A brush fire in the Angeles national forest may burn for a week over thousands of acres as authorities struggle to contain the fire amid soaring temperatures.


Photo: A cat walks past mobile homes in the Camp Williams Mobile Home Park as a wildfire burns on the hillside above in the Angeles National Forest near Azusa, California, September 3, 2012. (Reuters/Patrick T. Fallon)

That poor cat doesn’t know what he’s gotten himself into.

9:24 // 2 years ago
August 23, 2012
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August 14, 2012

Authorities confirm burglary at former home of the late Steve Jobs

  • $60,000 in electronics stolen in total source

» What We Know: The Palo Alto home was burglarized on July 17, though most major outlets did not report the news until this morning, and follows a drastic increase in Bay Area burglaries. Police have a suspect in custody, 35-year-old Kariem McFarlin, currently being held on $500,000 bail and scheduled to appear in court August 20 to enter a plea. He faces a maximum sentence of seven years and eight months in prison. Authorities have not disclosed whether the stolen items belonged to Jobs or a relative, and all questions regarding the case are being referred to the district attorney’s office.

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15:08 // 2 years ago