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John Cena Donates $500,000 to Responders Battling California Wildfires

As wildfires continue to burn across the state of California, many are left with devastation. First responders are left with working long hours trying to contain the multiple fires. The wrestler-turned-actor John Cena will play a firefighter in his new movie "Playing With Fire" and wants to assist...
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California utilities eye power cuts amid fire danger

By OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California's two largest utilities were considering cutting power Monday to tens of thousands of customers as fall brings back dangerous weather conditions and the companies try to head off wildfires sparked by electrical equipment. Pacific...
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San Francisco's iconic cable cars to shut down for repairs

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- San Francisco's iconic cable cars will stop running for 10 days starting Friday while they undergo the final repairs in a three-year restoration project of the gearboxes that propel the world-famous system up the city's notoriously steep hills. The San Francisco Municipal...
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Wildfire prompts evacuation at California Six Flags park

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — A fast-moving brush fire erupted near a huge amusement and water park in Southern California on Sunday, sending hundreds of visitors to the exit to escape clouds of smoke and ash before fire officials asked them to stay put while they worked to contain the blaze. Six...
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Disneyland Star Wars: Galaxy Edge Sneak Peek!

Star Wars Galaxy's Edge at Disneyland opens Friday, May 31st. Take a special sneak peek of the land, the food, the attractions, and the sites! To visit Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disneyland Park between May 31, 2019 and June 23, 2019, Guests will need a reservation to access the land and valid...
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New California Laws in 2019

The New Year is here and with it a slew of new laws affecting Californians. Minimum Wage: Many Californians can count on a pay bump this year as minimum wage rises to $12 for workers whose companies employ 26 employees or more and to $11 an hour for employees of other small businesses. This is in...
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Mega Millions prize up to $654M, 4th largest in US history

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — After nearly three months without a winner, the Mega Millions lottery game has climbed to an estimated $654 million jackpot. Unfortunately, even as the big prize for Tuesday night's drawing increases to the fourth-largest in U.S. history , the odds of matching all six...
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12 Companies That Are Hiring For the Holidays Now

While it's only October, a few companies are getting their seasonal hiring done early! Below is a list of companies already in the process of filling seasonal spaces. Amazon isn't wasting any time finding extra help for the holidays. California warehouses are hiring delivery associates and shopper...
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Battling 18 blazes, California may face worst fire season

LAKEPORT, Calif. (AP) — The largest wildfire ever recorded in California needed just 11 days to blacken an area nearly the size of Los Angeles — and it's only one of many enormous blazes that could make this the worst fire season in state history. Some 14,000 firefighters from as far away as...
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Lance Bass tried to buy home featured in 'Brady Bunch'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lance Bass thought he had bought the home featured in the opening and closing scenes of "The Brady Bunch." He even invited Maureen McCormick, who played Marcia in the sitcom, over for dinner. But the 'N Sync singer posted Saturday on Instagram that the deal fell through. Bass...
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