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Blockbuster blizzard is slamming California with 12 feet of snow possible, 100-mph wind gusts

Mary Gilbert, Elliana Hebert, CNN March 1, 2024

CNN -- A dangerous winter storm has arrived in California and will unload feet of snow, powerful winds and rare blizzard conditions in the mountains through the weekend. The...

Hilary moves through Southwest with historic amount of rainfall

Nouran Salahieh, Joe Sutton, and Rob Shackelford August 21, 2023

CNN -- Hilary has weakened to a post-tropical cyclone that’s still threatening deadly flooding and powerful gusts across parts of the West as it’s turned streets into raging rivers, forced some residents...

Martina Sealy worries about how much worse the flooding will get as the snow melts through the spring. Bill Weir/CNN

Thousands of acres are underwater in California, and the flood could triple in size this summer

Bill Weir, CNN April 15, 2023

Torrents and torrents of rain have drowned thousands of acres of farmland in California’s Central Valley this winter and resuscitated a lake that vanished decades ago. As far as the eye can see, water...

School workers in the nation’s second-largest district go on strike, shutting down schools. Here’s what they want

Cheri Mossburg and Holly Yan, CNN March 21, 2023

CNN -- A union representing 30,000 Los Angeles school custodians, cafeteria workers, bus drivers and other support staff has started a three-day strike with support from the district’s...

Los Angeles school workers union announces plan for 3-day strike that could shut down the nation’s second-largest district

Cheri Mossburg and Taylor Romine, CNN March 16, 2023

  CNN -- A union representing school workers in Los Angeles plans to strike for three days next week with support from the district’s teachers union, it said, setting up what...

A pickup truck crosses a bridge over the flooding Tule River on March 10 near Springville, California. David McNew/Getty Images

California faces persistent flooding over the weekend after rounds of deadly storms

Aya Elamroussi, CNN March 11, 2023

CNN — Forceful flooding that washed away roads and sent residents across parts of northern and central California fleeing their homes is expected to continue Saturday and through the weekend as more...

2 dead, nearly 10,000 under evacuation orders as California floods intensify

CNN– At least two people have died as the result of the ongoing storm inundating California, and nearly 10,000 residents are under evacuation orders, officials said. Intense flooding has led to evacuation...

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‘Boy Meets World’ star Ben Savage running for Adam Schiff’s congressional seat

Sydney Kashiwagi, CNN March 8, 2023

CNN– ’90s sitcom star Ben Savage of “Boy Meets World” is running as a Democrat for Rep. Adam Schiff’s southern California congressional seat, the actor announced this week. “I firmly believe...

California declares state of emergency in 13 counties after brutal winter storm traps residents

Dakin Andone, CNN March 2, 2023

CNN -- Some California residents remain trapped inside their homes after a winter storm dumped feet of snow across the Golden State, prompting Gov. Gavin Newsom to issue a...

Tornadoes and severe winds strike central US as another round of rain and snow is set to pummel the West and North

CNN– As severe storms prompted at least nine tornado reports in parts of the central US, a barrage of snow, rain and harsh wind is forecast Monday in places from the West Coast to the Great Lakes, including...

Snowfall tops 6.5 feet and rainfall tops 5 inches across southern California

Haley Brink and Eric Levenson, CNN February 26, 2023

CNN -- A winter storm dumped massive amounts of precipitation across southern California this weekend, including more than 6.5 feet of snow to Mountain High and more than 5 inches of rain to Cucamonga...

Three people were killed and at least four others were injured in a shooting overnight in Los Angeles, according to a spokesperson with the Los Angeles Fire Department.

3 killed and at least 4 wounded in overnight shooting in Los Angeles

Andi Babineau and Jay Croft, CNN January 28, 2023

CNN— Three people were killed and at least four injured in a shooting in Los Angeles, the city’s fire department said Saturday, California’s fourth mass shooting in a week. The Los Angeles Fire...

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