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Two people die from carbon monoxide poisoning in Siskiyou County

SISKIYOU COUNTY, Calif. – Investigators say two deaths in Siskiyou County were linked to carbon monoxide poisoning. On February 9, two people—later identified as 50-year-old Cha Bouashu Lao and 43-year-old Lia Her—were found dead inside a structure in the Mt. Shasta Vista subdivision, about 35 south


Snow Too Thick to Plow Keeps Skiers from California Resorts

Winter weather enveloping California’s mountains for a fourth straight day Friday kept skiers from hitting the slopes at the start of the Presidents Day holiday weekend, with snow so deep that plows could not tackle it and cities scrambled to find places to pile it.


Heavy snow causes closures on Interstate 5

ASHLAND — Oregon Department of Transportation is holding all southbound commercial truck traffic on Interstate 5 at Ashland, Exit 11, due to heavy snow in the corridor south to Redding. All southbound traffic is being stopped at Yreka.


California to sue President Trump over national emergency declaration

Gov. Gavin Newsom and Attorney General Xavier Becerra said Friday that California will sue to block President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration aimed at diverting federal funding to build more barriers along the southern border with Mexico.


Newsom On Trump’s Border Wall Plans — ‘CA Will See You In Court’

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF/AP) — Gov. Gavin Newsom had a quick response Friday to President Donald Trump’s announcement he would sign a declaration of a national emergency to fund a border wall.


Big changes coming to Siskiyou Daily News

YREKA – As the news industry continues to change, so must the Siskiyou Daily News. Beginning March 6, the Siskiyou Daily News will be printed once weekly, on Wednesdays, with daily news updates seven days a week online at our website, www.siskiyoudaily.com.


Son arrested in California killing of parents, housekeeper

SANTA ANA, Calif. – A man has been arrested on suspicion of killing his parents and their housekeeper in an upscale Southern California community, authorities said Friday. Richard Nicholson, 64, Kim Nicholson, 61, and Maria Morse, 57, were identified as the victims found dead in a Newport Beach home


Man Arrested For Murder In Siskiyou County

YREKA, Calif. -- Oregon State Police (OSP) and agents from the Medford Area Drug and Gang Task Force Enforcement Team (MADGET) arrested 41-year-old, Eddie Dodge of Anderson, California for the murder of 31-year-old Hunter Sims of Sugarland, Texas on Friday evening, February 8, 2019.


Feds find more than 200 pounds of cocaine in floor boards of ship at California port

Federal agents uncovered more than 200 pounds of cocaine hidden beneath the floorboards of two cargo ships at a California port, according to the Customs and Border Protection department (CPS).


Gov. Newsom Gives Early Endorsement To Kamala Harris

SACRAMENTO (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom showed loyalty to a fellow San Francisco political figure Friday night, endorsing Sen. Kamala Harris for president in 2020. The Democrat said in an MSNBC interview Friday: “I think the American people could not do better” than Harris. He added later in


Realtor donates financial curriculum to local schools

YREKA – Realtor Tonya Jester said Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University course “completely changed” the way she looks at money, and she hopes Ramsey’s Foundations in Personal Finance curriculum will be just as valuable to local students.


California mail carrier’s heat-related death prompts bill to require air conditioning in U.S. Postal Service mail trucks

Seven months after a mail carrier’s heat-related death in Woodland Hills, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas introduced a bill Friday that if enacted would require all U.S. Postal Service delivery vehicles to be equipped with air conditioning within three years.


Travel to Tahoe 'highly discouraged'; I-80 remains closed as snow continues hit Sierra Nevada

TRUCKEE (KRON) - Got plans to hit the Sierra Nevada for this long weekend?. If you do, you may run into a few obstacles on the way... literally!. Weather-wise, the area is getting A LOT of snow.


Southbound I-5 Open in Siskiyou County, Northbound to be Reopened at 5:30 p.m.

--- UPDATE 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019 - Caltrans has reopened southbound I-5 to vehicle metering at Edgewood, north of Weed in Siskiyou County. They say they are holding vehicles and letting a certain number go at a time. Caltrans says to expect delays. No chain controls are in effect at thi


‘He’s been embarrassed and his base needs to be fed’: Newsom responds to Trump’s border emergency declaration

California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced on Friday his administration's plans to sue President Donald Trump. Attorney General Xavier Becerra is reviewing the matter.


I-80 reopened after snowstorm brings whiteout conditions to the Sierra Nevada

SAN FRANCISCO — Winter weather enveloping California’s mountains for a fourth straight day Friday kept skiers from hitting the slopes at the start of the Presidents Day holiday weekend, with snow so deep that plows could not tackle it and cities scrambled to find places to pile it.


California lost nearly 10,000 solar jobs in 2018

California’s solar industry shed nearly 10,000 jobs last year over uncertainty about the Trump administration’s tariffs on imported solar panels and state policy changes, a new report reveals.


World War II veteran picks up $1,500 tab for California military members at Chick-fil-A

World War II veteran Edmund Rusinek turns 92 years old in a few days. To mark that milestone, he treated himself to a rather extravagant gift – the honor of buying some $1,500 worth of meals for military families who happened into the Rossmoor Chick-fil-A last weekend.


Atmospheric rivers are pulling California out of drought and piling on the snow

(CNN)When 2019 started, California's snowpack was at 67%. Now it's at over 136% and rising. The atmospheric rivers that are dumping rain along coastal California are also dumping massive amounts of snow in the state's Sierra Nevada.


Newsom On Emergency Declaration For Border Wall: ‘Donald Trump, We’ll See You In Court’

SACRAMENTO (AP) – California is likely to sue President Donald Trump over his emergency declaration to fund a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border, the state attorney general said Friday.