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Massive Calif. Wildfire Moving Like 'Freight Train'

Fire officials say out-of-control Sand fire near LA has now spread to 33K acres

(Newser) - More than 1,600 firefighters fought an uncontrollable wildfire Sunday in California's Santa Clarita Valley, an inferno that fire officials say grew three times larger over the weekend due to hot, arid conditions and winds up to 20mph, NBC News and the Los Angeles Times report. More than 33,... More »

Calif. Police Hunting for This Bikini-Clad Woman

'For questioning'

(Newser) - "An individual wanted for questioning" is how a Los Angeles County Sheriff's Office press release describes her. But the "unusual outfit" that a petite woman in her late 30s wore while possibly carrying out crimes near Santa Clarita Valley is what's grabbing everyone's attention, KTLA... More »

Woman Says Pedicure Made Her Lose a Toe

A cut between her toes became infected: lawsuit

(Newser) - A woman is suing a nail salon in Santa Clarita, Calif., alleging a pedicure gone wrong caused her to lose a toe. Sonia Algara, who filed a negligence suit in Los Angeles Superior Court on Monday, says she warned workers at Dynasty Nails that she was diabetic and at a... More »

Minor 3.9 Quake Rattles LA

Temblor centered near Santa Clarita

(Newser) - On the heels of this morning's 7.7 temblor off the coast of Canada , a minor earthquake has rattled Southern California, shaking buildings in downtown Los Angeles. The US Geological Survey says the 3.9 magnitude quake struck at 8:24am local time and was centered about five miles... More »

Councilman Calls Himself 'Proud Racist'

Calif. official sets off firestorm after immigration diatribe

(Newser) - A veteran city councilman in California has started a firestorm after declaring himself a “proud racist” at an anti-immigration rally. Bob Kellar, also a two-time mayor of Santa Clarita, says his remarks were taken out of context, but he’s refused to apologize. That’s sharply divided the suburban... More »

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