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Nobody injured in rollover accident on I-40

A rollover accident involving a semi truck carrying produce for Walmart occurred Sunday afternoon along eastbound Interstate 40 just southeast of Needles, California. Cleanup of diesel fuel was necessary. The driver is reportedly uninjured.

HAVASU NEWS-HERALD - 2018-10-15 05:19:00

Powerful Santa Ana Winds Wreak Havoc on Southern California’s Power Grid

Power outages affected more than 40,000 Southern California Edison customers Monday as strong Santa Ana winds gusted through Southland, according to the utility.

KTLA.COM - 2018-10-15 15:09:26

Northern California skydiver killed when parachute fails to deploy

ByAssociated Press|PUBLISHED:October 15, 2018 at 5:09 am| UPDATED:October 15, 2018 at 5:13 am

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2018-10-15 12:09:57

Search continues for last boater missing from Sept. 1 crash

TOPOCK — The Mohave County Sheriff’s Office announced Saturday afternoon that the search for the last boater missing from a collision Sept. 1 near Topock Marina will continue until she is found.The person unaccounted for is presumed to be Raegan Heitzig. Though official identification of the final b

MOHAVE DAILY NEWS - 2018-10-14 06:34:00

California’s rent-control ballot measure, explained

You’ve probably heard plenty of conflicting messages about the merits of this statewide ballot measure, Proposition 10. To help you make sense of this complex debate and what it could mean for landlords and the nearly 6 million renters in California, we lay out the basics: the law that the measure w

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2018-10-14 13:00:01

Walmart to Settle for $65M After California Cashiers Alleged Company Didn’t Provide Seating

If approved by a judge, the deal would end a nearly decade-old suit and affect some 100,000 current former Walmart cashiers.


Essential California: A company owned by a congressman's in-laws comes under scrutiny - Los Angeles Times

William Wages, principal owner of Vortex Construction in Bakersfield, says he is one-eighth Cherokee Indian, which allowed him to win contracts set aside for minorities. Wages is the brother-in-law of House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy. (Myung J. Chun / Los Angeles Times)

LA TIMES - 2018-10-15 00:00:00

Sen. Dianne Feinstein seeks sixth term: How her Washington virtues became California vulnerabilities

Never mind respect for elders. The thousands of West Virginians who packed an arena on the last Saturday night in September were having a fine time laughing at California’s 85-year-old senator, Dianne Feinstein.FILE – In this Oct. 31, 2017, file photo, U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., speaks du

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2018-10-15 14:00:51

Four arrested after Border Patrol agents find gun, drugs in vehicle

According to a press release, agents noticed two individuals walking around the checkpoint at around 1:10 a.m. The two individuals boarded a 1993 GMC Sierra, where two U.S. citizens were already on board. As they began to travel north on the highway, agents stopped the vehicle and discovered that th


YPG: So long after 30 years at YPG

After nearly 30 years working in Army Public Affairs at Yuma Proving Ground, Chuck Wullenjohn is retiring at the end of this month, on Oct. 31.Loaned photo

YUMA DAILY SUN - 2018-10-14 07:45:00

Lucas Oil Drag Boats come to BlueWater

Some of the boats scheduled to be in Parker have reached 250 mph on the water. This will be the final event before the Lucas Oil World Finals, which will be held Nov. 2-4 in Chandler, Ariz.


Council to discuss employee bonuses Oct. 16

The Parker Town Council will hold a work session Oct. 16 to discuss, among other things, employee bonuses. This comes in the wake of controversy over Town Manager Lori Wedemeyer using $49,000 in Town funds to purchase gift cards as bonuses for Town employees. A Town employee, Corina Crispin, sent a


From the Shelter: Let's Be Honest

When we adopt a dog from the La Paz County/Town of Parker Shelter, we should understand there will be some unknowns. The staff will attempt to get as much information as they can from previous owners. That, plus their own experience with the animal, helps them make some judgments. However, the sta


Q&AZ: What Is The History Of Japanese Internment Camps In Arizona?

National Archives/535989The Hirano family, George (left), Hisa (center) and Yasbei with picture of a United States serviceman at the Colorado River Relocation Center in Poston, Arizona.


Native American Days Parade goes through Parker

The Native American Days Parade make its way through downtown Parker Oct. 6, starting at Joshua Avenue and 18thStreet and disbanding at the Parker Community/ Senior Center. The parade was held in conjunction with the 46thAnnual Colorado River Indian Tribes’ Native American Days Fair & Expo, which wa


Thunderstorms in Southern California? Residents surprised by rain — and a light show

A thunderstorm brought lightning and rain to Southern California on Friday night.Lighting could be seen and thunder heard across a wide swath of the region. Rain began falling in downtown Los Angeles about 7:30 p.m. after several flashes of lightning. Thunder claps could also be heard.Light rain and


How Sen. Feinstein's Washington Virtues Became California Vulnerabilities - Times of San Diego

“Uh, uh, uh, what?’’ Uh, no. Uh…no. I didn’t leak, the 72-year-old Trump stammered, further delighting the throng with a befuddled turn of his head to mock Feinstein’s conversation with her staff during Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing. “Uh, one minute. Did we leak? Oh, no. We didn’t leak.’’


Mega Millions: No winner crowned in Friday’s drawing

Jackpot expected to grow to a near-record $654 million; next drawing set for TuesdayByJason Green|jason.green@bayareanewsgroup.com| Bay Area News GroupSACRAMENTO — The Mega Millions jackpot is expected to swell to $654 million after no one picked the winning numbers for Friday’s drawing.The life-cha


California Teacher Suspended After Saying Trump Aide Ate Glue as a Child

Nikki Fiske, 72, toldThe Hollywood Reporterthat when Stephen Miller was a student in her classroom back in 1993, he was a loner with a messy desk who played with glue, calling him "a strange dude." Miller grew up to be a senior adviser at the White House.


California DMV Promises New Oversight of Voter Registration Process After Series of Errors

“If any error or inconsistency is discovered, it will be thoroughly investigated and immediately addressed before any transmission of information,” Shiomoto and Tong wrote.