The Weeknd’s $22.5 million artsy LA penthouse is for sale

California 01/10/22, 15:41

A Popstar known as "The Weeknd," whose real name is Abel Tesfaye, has his penthouse in Westwood, Los Angeles, up for sale for $22.5 million. According to public records, the special-effects-loving singer and songwriter paid $21 million for the mansion in 2019. It was one of the most expensive condo transactions ...

Two dead after Christmas storm hits northern California

California 12/28/21, 02:18

Two persons died in a fully submerged car due to overnight rain in northern California. On Thursday, Dec. 23, firemen were unable to reach two passengers in a fully submerged car in a flooded underpass in Millbrae, California, just south of San Francisco. Firefighters rescued two people who had climbed atop ...

Former California Gov. buys 25 tiny homes for Los Angeles homeless veterans

California 12/27/21, 05:43

On Thursday, Dec. 23, the former governor of California offered 25 houses to homeless veterans in West Los Angeles. Arnold Schwarzenegger collaborated with Village for Vets, Veterans Affairs Secretary Denis McDonough, and American Veterans Volunteers (AMVETS) to build the tiny homes. According to AMVETS member Rob Reynolds, the homes include electricity, heating, ...

Kentucky tornadoes aftermath: Nearly 26,000 customers still without power

U.S. 12/15/21, 17:20

As of Monday afternoon, Dec. 13, nearly 26,000 customers were still without power after hurricanes and tornadoes wreaked havoc on Kentucky on Friday night, Dec. 10. Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear proclaimed a state of emergency on Friday night, Dec. 10, stating that the national guard had been sent and that he ...

Organized criminal ‘flash’ robberies reported across Bay area

California 11/23/21, 17:01

Northern California authorities are searching for dozens of suspects after multiple smash-and-grab robberies occurred on Nov. 21. Walnut Creek Police Department confirmed 80 people stormed and looted a Nordstrom department store in the downtown area just before 9 p.m. Two retail workers, who tried to stop the crime, were allegedly assaulted. Another ...

Phoenix: Death and rape suspect shot dead by police in shootout near airport

U.S. 11/16/21, 20:28

On Friday night, Nov. 12, a federal agency said U.S. marshals in Phoenix fatally shot a Californian fugitive outside Arizona's largest airport. He was wanted in California on murder and rape charges. According to authorities, the suspect started shooting the police task force with a handgun near an intersection outside Phoenix ...

US: New lawsuit says Subway tuna sample contains chicken, pork, cattle DNA

News 11/12/21, 15:41

On Nov. 8, a third complaint accusing Subway of deceiving the public was presented, saying that a lab testing has revealed that Subway’s tuna products contain other animal proteins, including chicken, pork, and cattle, rather than “100% tuna” as advertised, Reuters informed. This week, San Francisco’s federal court has received the third version ...

Textile firm boycotts Facebook advertising due to low moral values

California 11/01/21, 16:56

A Californian outdoor clothing company canceled all paid advertising on one social media platform for putting "profits over people." Ventura-headquartered Patagonia boycotted all paid Facebook ads because the internet company allegedly spreads "hate speech" and "misinformation" about U.S. democracy and climate change theory. "Internal Facebook documents released over the last few weeks ...

California to deliver new $1,100 stimulus payments in next few days

California 10/28/21, 15:59

The Franchise Tax Board announced that nearly 1.2 million Californians would get a new stimulus check paid to their bank accounts in coming days, as the state continues the rollout of its Golden State Stimulus. This new round of Golden State Stimulus II payments includes about 400,000 direct deposits that will be issued on Oct. ...

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