Wednesday, June 23, 2021

California

8 killed in Silicon Valley area rail yard shooting

Adobe, PayPal, Apple and eBay are all based in the county, south of San Francisco, California.

Mouse-tastic news! Disneyland reopening highlights California’s Covid-19 recovery

Hugs and handshakes with Mickey Mouse, Snow White and other famous Disney characters will be off limits for the time being.

4 including child shot dead in US state

This comes after two other high-profile mass shootings in March, which set off a renewed debate about gun control measures in the US.

US man who killed sons in insurance scheme jailed for over 200 years

His sons, aged 8 and 13, drowned but his ex-wife was saved by a fisherman who threw her a flotation device.

Parachuting Santa gets stuck in power lines

The Fire Department rescued him and paramedics declared him fit to fly on Christmas Eve.

California orders body bags as intensive care swamped by Covid

The situation has grown severe across southern parts of California which has seen Covid-related hospital admissions soar sixfold since mid-October.

Confused Californians deal with draconian new restrictions set to last past Christmas

The state has no easy way to enforce these strict new measures without the help of local police and that's only an option if law enforcement is on board.

California inmates paid millions in pandemic unemployment relief scam

These include high-profile serial killers and murderers on death row.

Texas and California, the current US Covid-19 record holders

Winter is approaching and health officials are making extra efforts to contain the spike in cases over the last few weeks.

Disney in Asia still magic, California Disneyland sacks 28,000

California pandemic laws mean the original Disneyland is unable to reopen.

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