Randy Record, chairman of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, describes what comes next after Tuesday’s historic vote that drew protests and passionate testimonies from Delta Tunnels foes.
The 87-foot paddlewheel boat The Spirit of Sacramento began taking on water late Saturday night and capsized early Sunday morning near Bethel Island in Contra Costa County, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.
Thomas Herzog recounts what he saw and heard as a fire broke out in the small Delta community of Locke on Sunday, July 3, 2016. The fire completely consumed some second-story apartment units, damaged the business below and also a third residence, but due to the exterior sprinkler system and the quick action of the fire department, the fire was contained to just the one structure.
Los Angeles Police are searching for a man who was caught on camera breaking into homes in Studio City between November 28 and December 3, wearing a Santa hat and scarf.
The LAPD press release said the suspect knocked on doors and rang door bells to assess if anyone was home. “When no one answered the door, the suspect would gain entry to the backyards of the homes, smash a rear patio sliding door or back window, then enter the homes,” the press release said. “Once inside, the suspect removed cash, jewelry, safes, and firearms before leaving. A get-a-way driver has been seen in a dark sedan.”
The Thomas fire had reached 237,500 acres and was 25 percent contained as of Wednesday morning, according to Cal Fire. Cal Fire, Ventura County Fire Department, U.S. Forest Service - Los Padres National Forest and Ventura City Fire are all involved in the fire fight.
Front Street Animal Shelter, 2127 Front St. in Sacramento, is overflowing with pets and has free adoptions for adult pets through the end of the year, thanks to three donors: Kim Pacini-Hauch, Matthew Cole and Janet Percevic Rollofson.
California’s Thomas Fire continued to grow, torching 234,200 acres between Ventura and Santa Barbara by Tuesday, December 12. The fire stood at 20 percent contained, and thousands have been evacuated since the fire started burning a week ago.