4 Best Places in California for a Couple To Live Only on Social Security

One of the nation’s biggest financial crises centers on retiring: people just can’t afford to do it. According to 2021 data from the Natixis Global Retirement Index, 36% of Americans said they will never have enough money to be able to . Another survey, by MagnifyMoney, found that 46% of all Americans anticipate that they will … Read more

How the pandemic saved one of California’s smallest public schools

In Kneeland, which isn’t so much a town as a rural fire station and a smattering of homes in the forest, the school has long been the lifeblood of the community. And it has long felt a little fragile. Perched on a mountaintop in Humboldt County, amid coastal redwoods and Douglas firs, Kneeland Elementary is … Read more

FBI arrests California dog trainer on child sex charges after finding hidden cameras

The FBI has arrested a former high-tech worker and dog agility trainer from Shingle Springs, charging him with the exploitation of children and accusing him of placing hidden cameras in his home’s bathroom to record young boys for a decade. Terry Francis Le Clair, 64, was arrested by the FBI and booked Thursday into the … Read more

California Firefighters Rescue Blind Dog from Construction Site After Pet Falls into Deep Hole

Pasadena Fire Department A 13-year-old blind dog from California is safe after falling into a hole at a construction site near his home. Pasadena firefighters rescued Cesar after he stumbled into the 15-foot-deep by 3-foot-wide hole on Tuesday. “The dog was blind,” Pasadena Fire Chief Chad Augustin told . “This is a construction zone. Confined … Read more

Man grabbed women sexually while riding past them on e-bike, California police say

The Monterey Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying a person who sexually assaulted two women. On Sept. 15, the Monterey Police Department responded to a in the area of Second and Camino Aguajito, according to the police department’s news release. Around 7 a.m., a woman was walking when a man riding … Read more

Blind dog rescued from hole at California construction site

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters have rescued a 13-year-old blind dog that fell into a hole at a California construction site. According to , the dog, named Cesar, lives next to the site in Pasadena with his owner. The dog apparently wandered onto the site, said Cesar’s owner Mary, who declined to give her last … Read more

Body of 62-Year-Old Woman Found After She Went Missing in Southern California Mudslides

Will Lester/MediaNews Group/Inland Valley Daily Bulletin via Getty A woman who went missing during this week’s has been found dead after several days of searching. Doris Jagiello, a 62-year-old resident of Forest Falls, was found Thursday, deceased and “buried under several feet of mud, rocks and debris,” according to a from the San Bernardino County … Read more

California wildfire ‘looking a whole heck of a lot better’

FORESTHILL, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters again prevented flames from entering a Northern California mountain town and reported major progress Thursday against the week-old blaze that’s become the largest in the state so far this year. Conditions at the Mosquito Fire about 110 miles (177 kilometers) northeast of San Francisco were “looking a whole heck of … Read more

A new California law will require social media platforms to add more ‘protections’ for children

California Governor Gavin Newsom has into law a new bill that could upend how social media platforms deal with underage users. The bill, known as AB 2273, “requires online platforms to consider the best interest of child users and to default to privacy and safety settings that protect children’s mental and physical health and wellbeing,” … Read more

What are Kenyan avocados and how do they differ from avocados from California and Mexico?

Avocados are a favorite among many for their creamy consistency and healthy fats. The most found in grocery stores across the U.S., Hass and fuerte varieties, are typically grown in Mexico, California and Peru. But the humble avocado is getting a new stomping ground: Kenya. Is a Kenyan avocado any different than its counterparts from … Read more