Wildfires in Southern California, USA, lead to hundreds of evacuations.
Sources: USA Today
Sources: USA Today
Authorities in Orange County, California, United States, blame a 41-year-old oil pipeline for yesterday's spill, so far releasing 3,000 barrels of oil into the Pacific Ocean and severely damaging the coast of Southern California.
Searchers have located the United States Marine Corps Assault Amphibious Vehicle that sank near San Clemente Island, off the coast of Southern California, on 30 July 2020. Eight Marines and one sailor of the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit from Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, San Diego County died in the "ship-to-shore" training exercise. Recovery efforts will begin by the end of the week.
Roy Den Hollander, a self-described antifeminist lawyer, is named as the attacker behind the shooting at the home of U.S. District Judge Esther Salas last night, which left her son dead and her husband critically injured. Den Hollander has been found dead at a home in Rockland, New York, and is also being investigated in connection to the earlier shooting death of a southern California lawyer.
Hurricane Rosa strengthens to a category 4 hurricane in the Pacific Ocean and is expected to affect parts of the coastlines of southwestern Mexico, the Baja California Peninsula, and Southern California.
Tribune Publishing, an American company whose Southern California media holdings include the "Los Angeles Times" and "The San Diego Union-Tribune", wins an auction for bankrupt newspapers, "Orange County Register", published in Santa Ana, and "The Press-Enterprise", headquartered in Riverside, for $56 million, subject to judicial approval. A federal bankruptcy court hearing is scheduled for Monday. The U.S. Justice Department has warned that a Tribune purchase could violate antitrust laws.