Former MTV VJ, Jesse from 'Wanna Be a VJ' is Missing

If you are a 90's kid, you probably remember Jesse from the age when MTV VJs reigned supreme. Jesse was the lispy, wild-haired kid who won the notorious "So You Wanna Be a VJ" contest. His quirkiness catapulted him to instant MTV fame. Monday, his family reported him missing in California's...
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California fire kills 1 as heat stokes blazes in Western US

HORNBROOK, Calif. (AP) — A wildfire raging through drought-stricken timber and brush near California's border with Oregon killed one person and destroyed multiple structures as it burns largely out of control, authorities said Friday. No other details were released about the death blamed on the...
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Warning: Precut Watermelon Flagged as Salmonella Risk in California

California was added to a list of 23 states flagged by federal health officials as at risk for salmonella poisoning from precut melons. The melon varieties include watermelon, honeydew, and cantaloupe. The list of retailers that carried the fruit includes Costco, Trader Joe's, Walmart and Sprouts...
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California moves to require solar panels on all new homes

Jumping out ahead of the rest of the country, California on Wednesday moved to require solar panels on all new homes and low-rise apartment buildings starting in 2020.
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California judge affirms ruling for coffee cancer warnings

By BRIAN MELLEY , Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — A court ruling that gave coffee drinkers a jolt earlier this year was finalized Monday when a Los Angeles judge said coffee sold in California must carry cancer warnings. Superior Court Judge Elihu Berle said Starbucks Corp. and other roasters...
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Joe's Blog: Most Fun States In America

According to WalletHub California is the most fun state in the country! There's so much to do in our own backyard alone. Being able to wear shorts on Christmas puts us right at the top of the list in my opinion. LOL! Here's the rest of the top 5: 1. California 2. New York 3. Nevada 4. Florida 5...
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Janet Jackson, Florence and the Machine to Headline Outside Lands Festival

Outside Lands just dropped their festival lineup and they're leading with some fierce females - Janet Jackson and Florence and the Machine. The Weeknd will also headline. This is in stark contrast to the Lollapalooza lineup, which was criticized last month for the lack of female artists . Other...
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Joshua Tree, Oasis of Mara Landmark Damaged in Possible Arson Fire

Arson is suspected in a fire that scorched parts of the Oasis of Mara landmark in Joshua Tree National Park, Monday. The Oasis of Mara is a site settled by the native Serrano people. The Native American Tribe planted 29 palm trees in the area, inspiring the name of the nearby city Twenty Nine Palms...
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Joe's Blog: Best And Worst States For Women Ranked

Let's See How California Ranked
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Daylight Savings

Ways to Ease Into Daylight Savings Time

Daylight Savings can be a dream - fall back gifts us with an extra hour before we settle into the time change, but spring forward can be harder to get used to. While it's nice to have an extra hour of daylight each evening, waking up an hour EARLIER each day can be a struggle. Here are 5 tips to...
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