California Robbers Won’t Be Stopped, Will Spread, Says Ex-Chief – Deadline

A former Philadelphia police commissioner predicted today that mass robbery crews would spread out across the country, given their success in a recent spate of California attacks on retailers. Charles Ramsey, the ex-Philadelphia commissioner, said there’s “no question” that the trend will occur elsewhere. “This is something now that I really unfortunately think is going … Read more

Strong Winds Leave Tens Of Thousands Without Power In Southern California On Thanksgiving – Deadline

Blistering Santa Ana winds and very low humidity brought fire danger to Southern California on Thanksgiving and with that, pre-emptive power outages. As of 3 PM on Thursday, over 68,000 customers of Southern California Edison and San Diego Gas & Electric in high-wind areas had their power shut off, ABC News reported. That included 15,556 … Read more

Even in liberal California, strict vaccine mandates face resistance

While vaccines have proven to stop the spread of the virus — and groups such as the ACLU support mandates — the actual rollout is causing concern for employers who want a less strict alternative to avoid shutdowns. “The major employers we’re talking to across all sectors of the economy are trying to do the … Read more

The best wine books of 2021 take you on journeys through Italy, France and California

Finally, Robert V. Camuto, a prolific wine and travel writer for Wine Spectator magazine and other publications, including The Washington Post, gives us a delicious pre-pandemic travelogue through southern Italy in “South of Somewhere: Wine, Food and the Soul of Italy.” Camuto isn’t breaking new ground here — in fact, he’s following the same playbook … Read more

Nordstrom in California Hit By Looters, 3 Employees Injured: Report – Footwear News

Merchandise in the Nordstrom store at Broadway Plaza in Walnut Creek, Calif. was stolen on Saturday night. According to NBC, a Walnut Creek Police Department spokesperson said roughly 80 people entered the Nordstrom location and stole merchandise. The report said the suspects were in and out of the store within a minute, and that an undetermined … Read more

Two children all ill after California Covid vaccine clinic gives 14 kids doses too large

Two children have fallen ill after a California vaccine clinic gave multiple kids doses of the COVID-19 shot higher than what is authorized by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Sutter Health, in Antioch – around 30 miles east of Oakland – accidentally gave 14 children aged five to 11 dosages of the vaccine double … Read more

COVID booster shots allowed for all adults in California, Colorado and New Mexico

Three states — California, Colorado and New Mexico — are allowing COVID-19 booster shots for all adults, even though federal health officials recommend limiting shots to patients considered most at risk. The three states have some of the nation’s highest rates of new COVID infections. “This is really a critical moment in the pandemic,” Colorado … Read more

Stranger Things 4 new teaser sees Eleven trying to embrace the California lifestyle

A new teaser trailer for the upcoming fourth season of Stranger Things was released on the show’s official YouTube channel on Saturday. In the clip, Eleven, played by Millie Bobby Brown, adapted to her new life in California after having moved away from Hawkins, Indiana at the conclusion of the last season. The new run … Read more

California High Court Won’t Hear Brad Pitt Divorce Appeal

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The California Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to consider Brad Pitt’s appeal of a court ruling that disqualified the judge in his custody battle with Angelina Jolie. The court denied a review of a June appeals court decision that said the private judge hearing the case should be disqualified for failing … Read more