Erratic weather fanning wildfire after evacuations
03 September 2017 | 8:00 am
A wildfire on the northwest edge of Los Angeles is spreading rapidly, with fire crews worried they'll be hampered by the weather.
12 Oct 2019
Power is shut off in the San Francisco Bay Area as blackouts set to affect millions of Californians begin in the face of hot, windy weather that raises the risk of wildfires. Pacific Gas & Electric, which announced the deliberate outage, is working to prevent a repeat of a catastrophe last November in which faulty power lines it owned were determined to have sparked California's deadliest wildfire in modern history.
14 Oct 2019
A wildfire that was sparked in the hills north of Los Angeles has now reached neighborhoods. Firefighters are scrambling to contain the out-of-control blaze as dozens of homes have been destroyed.
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Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti speaks about the need for residents to away from areas under an evacuation order.
16 Nov 2019
Singer Rihanna was among the stars who descended on Los Angeles' fabled Hollywood Boulevard on Thursday night for the world premiere of "Queen & Slim," a thriller about a black couple on the run after they kill a white policeman in self-defense.
30 Nov 2019
For most outsiders, Los Angeles is all about Hollywood, palm trees and sunny skies. But the huge metropolis that is home to nearly four million people is also the largest urban oil field in the country. Hundreds of active oil wells sit in densely populated and mostly low-income neighbourhoods of the county, butting up against schools, homes, parks, shopping malls or cemeteries.
20 Dec 2019
Sam Mendes sees the young WWI soldiers in his latest film "1917", a one-shot extravaganza, as examples for today's Europeans and especially British people, at the Hollywood premiere of the movie.
21 Jan 2020
The 26th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards concluded on Sunday, with top actors and directors taking home wins.
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Footage of a brush fire in Napa Valley, where the “Hennessey Fire” has been burning for a couple of days.
12 Jan 2021
Rap mogul Sean 'Diddy' Combs has called in the police after one of his Los Angeles homes was burgled.
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Officially, there are no "standby" lines for Covid-19 vaccines in Los Angeles. But over the past few days, large crowds of mostly young people have shown up in front of vaccine centers across the city, including Kedren Health in South LA. The word has spread that at the end of each day, doctors have to find people to receive the last doses that would otherwise go to waste, once out of the fridge. An opportunity for vaccine chasers who cannot yet get their dose through "official" lines. Outside the hospital, Dr Jerry Abraham said: "There are times when the appointment line is down, and we have expiring doses of vaccine, and I refuse to let a drop go to waste. Nothing, no vaccine will ever be discarded if it is given to us at Kedren."
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Universal Studios Hollywood reopens to impatient theme park fans in Los Angeles, after remaining closed for more than a year due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Over 90% of the small town town in British Columbia was destroyed, prompting the evacuation of over 1,000 people. Prior to the fire, Lytton had seen three consecutive days of record high temperatures.
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