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  1. California's 'water windfall': Researchers find reserves of fresh...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | Daily Mail

    California's 'water windfall': Researchers find underground reserves of fresh water are THREE TIMES bigger than thought - but warn getting it out will be tough Recent estimates have determined that there are three-times the amount of groundwater in the drought-stricken region than once predicted - but accessing it won't be easy. Along with economic limitations, the threat of contamination from from oil and gas drilling activity poses challenges to the protection and potential use of the rare 'water windfall.'


  2. Devastating California wildfire destroys 150 homes as thousands more are forced to evacuateRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 25 | Daily Mail

    A massive wildfire burning out of control in the foothills of central California has left at least 150 homes in ruins and damaged another 75. The Erskine fire, which broke out on Thursday some 40 miles northeast of Bakersfield in Kern County, has already claimed two lives, sent three firefighters to the hospital and forced thousands of people to evacuate their homes.


  3. Ex-American Labor leader Cesar Chavez's widow Helen has died at the age of 88Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | Daily Mail

    Helen Chavez was born in the town of Brawley, California and met Cesar Chavez in the mid 1940s, marrying him in 1948 before he joined the Navy Chavez died at a hospital in Bakersfield, California, surrounded by many of her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren, according to a family statement released through the United Farm Workers, the union her husband founded. No cause of death was given.


  4. US Army vet admits killing his British mother and stepfather...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | Daily Mail

    'I believe I killed my parents': US Army veteran admits killing his British mother and stepfather in California before allegedly sending a video of their bodies to a relative A Scottish man could face the death penalty after being accused of shooting his parents dead in their home in the US. Derek Connell, 29, plead not guilty to the charges of murder when he appeared in court in Kern County Court, California, on Wednesday, but had earlier admitted to killing them.


  5. Arnold Schwarzenegger's love child emerges looking just like the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | Daily Mail

    He's Conan the Barbarian Jr! Arnold Schwarzenegger's love child emerges looking just like the muscle man during his heyday The striking resemblance between Joseph Baena and his father Arnold Schwarzenegger was hard to ignore as the teen stepped out on Wednesday. The 18-year-old student looked just like his dad with his sturdy build and the same curly locks the movie star sported for his role in 1982's Conan the Barbarian.


  6. Merle Haggard dies on his 79th birthday days after cancelling April tour datesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | Daily Mail

    Willie Nelson pays tribute to 'brother' Merle Haggard... as heartbroken son reveals country icon predicted he would die on 79th birthday Stars including his long-term friend and collaborator, Willie Nelson, rushed to pay tribute after Haggard's manager confirmed the news. The death came just a few days after the singer canceled his April concert dates after suffering from a recurring bout of double pneumonia.


  7. Harry Connick Jr and Jennifer Lopez fondly reminisce as American...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2016 | Daily Mail

    'Well y'all, this is it': Harry Connick Jr and Jennifer Lopez fondly reminisce as American Idol concludes final auditions After the final night of auditions for the current - and last - season of the the singing competition show, judges Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban and Harry Connick Jr were seen sitting alone as the lights were gradually turned off. Final audition: Harry Connick Jr reflected on the impact of American Idol on Thursday as the judges took part in the last round of auditions in the show's final season The judges however have all insisted the talent they have sent through to the next round in Hollywood ranks as some of the best they have ever seen.


  8. Survivor of medical helicopter crash in Arizona mountains which...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2015 | Daily Mail

    Survivor of medical helicopter crash in Arizona mountains which killed two and seriously injured a third used flashlight to signal for help The sole survivor of a medical helicopter crash which killed two crew members was able to use a flashlight to signal for help from the wreckage in the Arizona mountains. A pilot, a paramedic and a nurse had been on board the Native Air chopper when it went down on a on mountainside about 12 miles north of Superior, a mining community outside Phoenix.


  9. Four killed in medical helicopter crash: Critically ill patient,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | Daily Mail

    Four killed in medical helicopter crash: Critically ill patient, nurse, paramedic and pilot all dead after air ambulance went down in California A patient, his nurse and doctor, and the chopper's pilot all died when the SkyLife air ambulance went down on a foggy and rainy night, officials confirmed. The patient was in a critical condition when they left Porterville airport en route to San Joaquin Community Hospital in Bakersfield.


  10. Incoming El Nino brings California storms, rain, snow and highway pileupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2015 | Daily Mail

    The first winter-like storm of the season brought rain and snow to California on Monday, marking the start of what experts say will be one of the strongest El Nino events on record. A cold front coming down from the northwest dropped rain, cooler temperatures and even some in the state's mountains - and this is just the beginning.


  11. Mass release of U.S. prisoners spells deportation for hundredsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2015 | Daily Mail

    As America's largest-ever mass federal inmate release begins, almost a third of prisoners will be immediately turned over to U.S. immigration authorities for deportation The mass release is a result of retroactive reductions to mandatory minimum sentence guidelines for certain non-violent drug offenses Almost a third of 6,000 federal prisoners scheduled to be freed between Friday and Tuesday will immediately be turned over to U.S. immigration authorities for deportation proceedings.


  12. Deputy Edward Tucker arrested on meth and gun charges makes an escapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2015 | Daily Mail

    Police in California have been left red-faced after a deputy they arrested on drugs and weapons charges managed to wind down the window of the squad car, unlock the door, slip out of his handcuffs and make a seamless escape. So confident was the breakout of Edward Tucker, he walked away from the scene with his hands in his pockets - and it took the cops that nabbed him 15 minutes to notice.


  13. RuPaul's Drag Race's Carmen Carrera wants to be Victoria's Secret first transgender AngelRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2015 | Daily Mail

    RuPaul's Drag Race star Carmen Carrera calls for Victoria's Secret to make her the first transgender Angel - after 50,000 people petition for her to walk in the lingerie show She's previously modeled for Elle, W, and Glamour UK, and this year made her film debut in Meryl Streep's Ricki and the Flash Carmen Carrera has revealed she would be honored to be the first transgender model to walk the Victoria's Secret runway - and lucky for her, she's got 50,000 people willing to sign a petition for the cause.


  14. California teen draws insults on her body before trying to scrub them offRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2015 | Daily Mail

    'A truly kind and delicate Irish flower, too sensitive for this soil': Jim Carrey breaks his silence after ex-girlfriend, 28, is found dead alongside pills and a suicide note mentioning their recent split Isis planning 'nuclear holocaust' to wipe hundreds of millions from face of the earth', claims reporter who embedded with extremists Drug addict linked to Phillip Seymour Hoffman's overdose death jailed 'after violating his probation by selling heroin to an undercover cop' Georgia woman set to die after parole board refuses last minute plea for clemency - despite Pope Francis' calls for halt to her execution 'Drug-dealing' UCLA student, 21, was stabbed to death before her apartment was set on fire to cover up the murder, police say Republicans slam Planned Parenthood chief over secretly filmed abortion videos as Congress spars over a half-BILLION in funding - although the group is ... (more)


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