Articles about California
01 Apr 2021
California office building shooting leaves four dead, including child
A shooting at a Southern California office building in the US on Wednesday killed four people, including a child, and injured a fifth person before police shot the suspect, police said.
03 Mar 2021
California: Crash kills 13 of 25 people crammed into SUV
An SUV packed with 25 people pulled in front of an oncoming tractor-trailer on a two-lane highway cutting through farmland near the US-Mexico border early Tuesday, killing 13 and leaving bodies strewn across the roadway. Most of the dead were Mexicans.
05 Feb 2021
US: COVID-19 deaths surpass 450K, daily death toll stubbornly high
The coronavirus deaths in the United States surpassed 450,000 on Thursday, and daily deaths remain stubbornly high at more than 3,000 a day, despite falling COVID-19 infections.
02 Feb 2021
Indian Americans hold community vigil against vandalization of Gandhi statue
A large number of Indian Americans held a community vigil at a city park in California, where unknown miscreants vandalized a statue of Mahatma Gandhi last week.
01 Feb 2021
US: Indian-origin law enforcement officer charged with staging shooting incident
An Indian-origin law enforcement officer, Sukhdeep Gill, who held the post of Deputy at Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office in California, was arrested on Friday for allegedly faking a shocking drive-by shooting incident last year, authorities have announced.
30 Jan 2021
Mahatma Gandhi statue vandalized in the United States
Unknown miscreants have vandalized, broken, and ripped from the base a statue of Mahatma Gandhi in a park in the US state of California, shocking and outraging Indian-Americans across the country, who have demanded that the officials investigate it as an incident of hate crime.
06 Jan 2021
COVID-19 aftermath: Grammy Awards 2021 shifted from January to March
The scintillating performances by music moguls will have to wait for a while as Grammy Awards 2021 has been postponed.
12 Nov 2020
Jupiter's icy moon Europa may glow in dark: NASA researchers
A team of researchers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) has discovered that Europa, the icy moon of Jupiter, possibly emits a blue-white and blue-green glow—through its icy crust and a salty subsurface ocean—even in the dark.
24 Oct 2020
Disney, Universal call California's theme park opening norms "unworkable," "shameful"
Disney and Universal are engaged in a tussle with the California Governor over the recent controversy surrounding COVID-19 healthcare guidelines mandating and prohibiting theme park openings across the state.
16 Oct 2020
Ellen DeGeneres & Portia list picturesque Montecito mansion for sale
Celebrity talk show host Ellen DeGeneres and her wife Portia de Rossi are bidding adieu to a truly breathtaking residential property.
30 Sep 2020
LA Comic Con organized for December, as an in-person event
If luck is by their side, organizers of the LA Comic Con might be able to pull off a grand in-person event in December, where comics and pop culture fans would get to see their favorite characters through merchandise and cosplays.
10 Sep 2020
California wildfires leave 3 dead; smoke turns skies orange
With over two dozen fires raging across the US state of California, residents in the San Francisco area and neighboring regions are witnessing orange skies due to the smoke and ash.
12 Aug 2020
US: Joe Biden picks Indian-origin Kamala Harris as running mate
White House hopeful Joe Biden picked Kamala Harris, a first-time senator from California as his running mate on Tuesday, welcoming a colleague in his battle against President Donald Trump who had opposed him in Democratic primaries before ending her own Presidential run.
09 Jul 2020
'Glee' star Naya Rivera missing, feared dead, after swimming accident
Actor Naya Rivera (33), best known for featuring as Santana Lopez in Fox musical television series Glee, has been missing since Wednesday night after a possible swimming accident, officials said.
12 May 2020
Musk restarts Tesla factory during lockdown, says 'ready for arrest'
Elon Musk, the chief executive of Tesla, has re-opened the electric carmaker's factory in California's Alameda County, despite local orders to keep the 'non-essential' business closed.
10 May 2020
Why is Musk threatening to shift Tesla's headquarters from California
Elon Musk, the billionaire CEO of Tesla, has threatened to shift his company's headquarters out of California.
20 Apr 2020
Elon Musk says he delivered ventilators, hospitals disagree
A month ago, Tesla CEO Elon Musk had promised ventilators, the life-saving equipment required for pumping breathable air into sick patients' lungs, to hospitals overwhelmed with COVID-19 cases in California.
11 Mar 2020
Coronavirus hits music festivals as Coachella postponed till October
The panic over coronavirus outbreak is looming over art festivals and concerts, places that naturally invite large crowds and are potential threats for the spread of the deadly virus.
22 Jan 2020
Here's a sneak peek into Priyanka, Nick's $20million worth mansion
The first pictures from actor Priyanka Chopra Jonas and her singer husband Nick Jonas's luxurious mansion in the Encino neighborhood in Los Angeles, California (USA) are out, and we just can't stop gushing over them.
04 Dec 2019
Pablo Escobar's brother is selling a $350 'unbreakable foldable phone'
The brother of infamous Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar has taken up selling smartphones.
14 Nov 2019
Apple employee fired for sending customer's intimate photos to himself
In a shocking incident, an Apple Store employee allegedly stole intimate photos from the phone of a customer who wanted its screen repaired in Bakersfield, California (United States).
29 Oct 2019
Lakhs, including celebrities, evacuate homes amid devastating California fires
Several lakhs have had to evacuate their homes as multiple wildfires ravaged California, United States on Monday.
28 Oct 2019
US man drops gun, raises hands; cops shoot him anyway
Richard Sanchez (27) was involved in a drunken altercation with family members in San Bernardino, California, United States, when his sister-in-law called 911.
20 Sep 2019
Area 51 raid to be live-streamed. Will visitors spot aliens?
Months after the Area 51 raid commenced as a Facebook event, the madness shows no signs of stopping.
11 Sep 2019
Why is Apple's new iPhone 11 triggering fear in people
Apple recently showcased three new iPhones at a jampacked event in California.
11 Sep 2019
Apple TV+ taking on Netflix at Rs. 99/month: Details here
A few hours ago, Apple held an event in California and unveiled a bunch of products, including a fancy iPhone 11 family, an updated iPad, and Apple Watch Series 5.
09 Sep 2019
You can watch Apple's iPhone 11 launch on YouTube
In a bid to build a bigger audience for the launch of next iPhones, Apple has scheduled a live stream on YouTube.
20 Aug 2019
'World's first Porsche' couldn't be auctioned because of pronunciation error
The "world's first Porsche" was expected to find a buyer at an auction in California, but instead it met with boos, with some even walking out of the venue.
15 Aug 2019
Here's how much weed Mike Tyson smokes in a month
Retired boxing champion Mike Tyson has revealed that he smokes up to $40,000 (Rs. 28 lakh) worth of cannabis in a month.
29 Jul 2019
California: Gunman opens fire at food festival, three killed
In yet another incident which shows that United States needs stricter gun laws, a man opened fire at a food festival in northern California killing three and injuring at least 12. The gunman was shot dead by police, said reports.
17 Jul 2019
Move over YouTubers, TikTokers are the new in-thing at VidCon
Judge TikTokers all you want to, but they're on everyone's radar and they're turning the tide.
13 May 2019
Tired of workout? Try this VR gym for some fun
People can be gym freaks, but the deal is, not everyone loves the idea of training, lifting weights daily.
09 May 2019
Over Rs. 4cr raised for 13-year-old Indian-American hate crime victim
Around Rs. 4.2 crore has been raised via a GoFundMe page for the treatment of an Indian-American hate crime victim, Dhriti Narayan, who was plowed down by a motorist in Sunnyvale, California, on April 23.
03 May 2019
#CreepAlert: Tech companies earn using your 'voodoo doll', says ex-Googler
A number of conglomerates, including Google and Facebook, follow an advertising-based revenue model; they sell your information to brands serving ads through their web-based products.
25 Apr 2019
California: Woman mercilessly abandons 3-days-old puppies in dumpster, arrested
A woman, identified as Deborah Sue Culwell, was arrested in California after she dumped a plastic bag full of puppies next to a dumpster.
24 Apr 2019
Tesla unveils new self-driving chip, promising 21 times better performance
Just a few hours ago, Tesla held an 'Autonomy Day' event in California, where CEO Elon Musk detailed the plans for achieving autonomy, the case where your self-driving car will be able to drive you around.
27 Mar 2019
Aamir Khan's daughter Ira shares romantic picture with rumored beau
Aamir Khan's daughter Ira Khan has grown into a gorgeous woman and it is difficult to take your eyes off her.
26 Mar 2019
Everything you need to know about Apple's new credit card
At yesterday's 'Special Event' in California, Apple debuted some pretty interesting services, including its first-ever consumer credit card.
28 Feb 2019
Elon 'Tusk': Musk changes Twitter name; hints about Tesla news
Apart from being one of the world's biggest technology entrepreneur, Elon Musk is also known for his witty tweets.
27 Feb 2019
Man spent 39-years for wrongful imprisonment, to get Rs. 149cr
In a much long-awaited relief, a man in the US, who was wrongly convicted 39 years ago for a double murder he didn't commit, will now receive $21 million or Rs. 149 crore for his wrongful incarceration.