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California island offers $130,000 to look after lighthouse

California island offers $130,000 to look after lighthouse

San Francisco, An island in the US state of California is offering a whopping salary of $130,000, split between two people, to look after a historic lighthouse-turned-inn, the media reported. The East Brother Light Station is located in the San Pablo Bay, part of the larger San Francisco Bay, CNN[Read More…]

Veteran actor Bob Einstein dead at 76

Veteran actor Bob Einstein dead at 76

Los Angeles: Veteran actor-writer Bob Einstein is dead at 76. Einstein died on Wednesday in Indian Wells, California. He was fighting cancer, reported variety.com. Expressing condolences over the actor’s demise, his brother Albert Brooks tweeted: “RIP My dear brother Bob Einstein. A great brother, father and husband. A brilliantly funny[Read More…]

US fires tear gas at Mexico border to deter migrants

US fires tear gas at Mexico border to deter migrants

Washington,a US border agents have launched tear gas to deter migrants attempting to breach the US-Mexico border fence into California. According to media reports, around 150 migrants who attempted to climb over or crawl under the US-Mexico border fence clashed with the Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents on Tuesday,[Read More…]

Women's march in California cancelled for being too white!

Women’s march in California cancelled for being too white!

A women’s march planned for January 2019 in Humboldt County, California has officially been cancelled after organizers concluded that the event would be “overwhelmingly” white and would therefore not adequately represent the needs of the community. “The local organizers are continuing to meet and discuss how to broaden representation in[Read More…]

44 killed in California wildfires

San Francisco: The three raging wildfires in California have killed 44 people since it started last week, a record number of deaths from a wildfire in the US state, officials said. Of the 44 people killed, 42 died in Northern California’s Camp Fire, while two others were killed in the[Read More…]

California wildfires toll reaches 25

San Francisco: The death toll in the three raging wildfires in California has increased to 25, while the fires have caused destruction to numerous communities across large areas of the US state, the media reported on Sunday. Fires continued to rage on both ends of California as of Saturday night,[Read More…]

California: Gunman, 12 others killed in bar shooting

In a shocking incident, at least 12 people including a sheriff’s sergeant were killed in a shooting at a nightclub close to Los Angeles. At least 200 people were reportedly inside the Borderline Bar and Grill, which was hosting a university student night, at the time of the attack. Officials say the[Read More…]

Deadly storm hits California

A powerful Pacific storm which blew over Southern and Central California caused wind-driven heavy rain, triggering rescues, calls for evacuations, toppling trees and power lines and disrupting travel and outdoor events. As per Indian express reports, the fire fighters rescued seven people and two dogs from the Sepulveda basin, a[Read More…]

California’s new attempt to break away from the US

Threats to secede from the United States have been a part of American politics almost since the nation was founded. Election officials in California announced on Thursday that a proposal has been submitted to the Secretary of State’s Office that would ask voters to amend the state constitution that declares[Read More…]

One fifth of USA legalises recreational marijuana

In a changing attitude, voters in California, Nevada and Massachusetts have endorsed the recreational use of marijuana in state-wide polls. The votes, which took place alongside the presidential election, legalise the growth and consumption of cannabis for those over the age of 21. Leading up to the election, recreational marijuana[Read More…]

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