Firefighters Battle Mother Nature in Attempt to Contain Blue Cut Fire
Scorching temperatures and low humidity are making it tough for crews to make progress on the Blue Cut Fire in San Bernardino County. The 40 square mile inferno has chased thousands of people from their homes.
Blue Cut Fire Blocks Vital Truck Corridor on Interstate 15
The Blue Cut fire is burning in the Cajon Pass – in the San Bernardino National Forest, where urban sprawl gives way to majestic mountain vistas and eventually the high desert. It's a vital freight corridor between the ports of L.A. and the rest of the U.S. All that came to a halt because of the shutdown of a major Interstate highway.
Northeast Fresno Residents Demand Answers from City About Discolored Water
For years, people living in Northeast Fresno have complained of the discolored water flowing from their taps. City officials say not to worry; the brownish taint is not a serious health threat. But that's done little to calm fears of a Flint, Michigan-like public health crisis.
State Senator Drops Drug Pricing Bill After Committee Revisions
A bill aimed at discouraging spikes in drug prices is dead for the year. Senate Bill 1010 would have required drug companies to give notice any time they raised drug prices by more than 10% and to justify the increase. But the bill was gutted, and the latest version would have exempted up to 99% of drug hikes. So the bill's sponsor killed it.