Dan Whitcomb

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Name: Dan Whitcomb
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Water main break, geyser flood UCLA campus, strand motorists

7:03 p.m. CDTBy Dan WhitcombLOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A major water main ruptured underneath a street near the University of California, Los Angeles on Tuesday, spewing a geyser that flooded parts of the campus and stranded motorists on surrounding str ... [Published WTAQ News Talk - 11 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Tuberculosis patient who refused treatment arrested in California

By Dan Whitcomb Reuters7:37 p.m. EDT , July 29, 2014LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A Northern California man who refused treatment and disappeared after he was diagnosed with tuberculosis has been arrested and admitted to a local hospital under guard, law enforcement ... [Published Morning Call - 12 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Toy drone disrupts aircraft fighting California wildfire

By Dan Whitcomb(Reuters) - A private drone trying to film a wildfire that has charred nearly six square miles in Northern California briefly disrupted firefighting efforts, although workers had gained the upper hand against the blaze, officials said on ... [Published Bayou Buzz - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Consumer Reports wants Toyota to recall some 177,500 Camry hybrids

Reuters News - 30 minutes agoBy Dan Whitcomb (Reuters) - Firefighters began to gain the upper hand on Monday against a Northern California wildfire that has destroyed 13 homes and blackened nearly six square miles in the drought-parched foothills east ... [Published Town Hall - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Police arrest four in beating death of China grad student near USC

By By | Reuters  –By Daina Beth SolomonLOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Four people, two of them juveniles, have been arrested in the robbery and beating death last week of a Chinese graduate student near his off-campus apartment, Los Angeles Police officials ... [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Crews make headway against destructive Northern California wildfire

2:55 p.m. CDTBy Dan Whitcomb(Reuters) - Firefighters began to gain the upper hand on Monday against a Northern California wildfire that has destroyed 13 homes and blackened nearly six square miles in the drought-parched foothills east of Sacramento, officials ... [Published WTAQ News Talk - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Police puzzled by dolls resembling young girls left on families’ doorsteps

The dolls were found over the past week on porches in San Clemente, a community of more than 60,000 people about 65 miles southeast of Los Angeles, Orange County Sheriff’s Lieutenant Jeff Hallock said in a written statement.“Families in each of the homes ... [Published Las Vegas Review Journal - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Police Baffled By Dolls Left On Porches In California

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Police said on Thursday they were investigating porcelain dolls that had been left on the doorsteps of at least eight homes in a Southern California beach city that homeowners said bore a resemblance their daughters.The dolls were ... [Published Business Insider - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Irony: George Harrison tree is felled by beetles

LOS ANGELES, July 22 (Reuters) - A tree planted in memorial to late Beatles guitarist George Harrison following his death in Los Angeles in 2001 has been killed by bark beetles amid California's epic drought, a local official said on Tuesday.The pine ... [Published MSN News - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

San Diego-area community expected to reject illegal immigrant shelter

12:29 p.m. CDTBy Marty GrahamSAN DIEGO (Reuters) - A Southern California city could find itself at the center of a nationwide debate over illegal immigration on Tuesday evening when officials there are expected to reject a bid by the U.S. government to ... [Published WTAQ News Talk - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

Washington state wildfires force evacuation of town, destroy homes

By By | Reuters  –By Victoria CavaliereSEATTLE (Reuters) - A wildfire burning out of control in Washington state’s Cascade Mountains destroyed at least 35 homes and forced the evacuation of an entire town early on Friday, as firefighters faced another ... [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Bald eagles found on California island for first time in 50 years

Reuters  –LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A pair of nesting bald eagles have been found on San Clemente Island off the Southern California coast for the first time in more than 50 years, the National Park Service said on Thursday, marking the latest step in their ... [Published Yahoo! Canada - Jul 17 2014]

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Water main break, geyser flood UCLA campus, str... [Published WTAQ News Talk - 11 hours ago]
Tuberculosis patient who refused treatment arre... [Published Morning Call - 12 hours ago]
Toy drone disrupts aircraft fighting California... [Published Bayou Buzz - Jul 29 2014]
Police arrest four in beating death of China gr... [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - Jul 29 2014]
Consumer Reports wants Toyota to recall some 17... [Published Town Hall - Jul 28 2014]
Crews make headway against destructive Northern... [Published WTAQ News Talk - Jul 28 2014]
Police Baffled By Dolls Left On Porches In Cali... [Published Business Insider - Jul 25 2014]
Police puzzled by dolls resembling young girls ... [Published Las Vegas Review Journal - Jul 25 2014]
Irony: George Harrison tree is felled by beetles [Published MSN News - Jul 22 2014]
San Diego-area community expected to reject ill... [Published WTAQ News Talk - Jul 22 2014]
Washington state wildfires force evacuation of ... [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - Jul 18 2014]
Bald eagles found on California island for firs... [Published Yahoo! Canada - Jul 17 2014]
Retired U.S. Navy commander pleads guilty in br... [Published WTAQ News Talk - Jul 04 2014]
More Central American migrants sent to Californ... [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - Jul 03 2014]
U.S. to move some Central American immigrants t... [Published KFGO News - Jul 01 2014]
UPDATE 2-Federal judge rules U.S. no-fly list v... [Published Reuters UK - Jun 24 2014]
U.S. federal judge rules no-fly list violates C... [Published 92.9 WLMI - Jun 24 2014]
Federal judge rules U.S. no-fly list violates C... [Published News.net - Jun 24 2014]
Convicted Alaska murderer says he killed three ... [Published Yahoo! News - Jun 21 2014]
Retired physician pleads guilty to killing Aspe... [Published WTAQ News Talk - Jun 21 2014]
Pilot reports laser strike on approach to Los A... [Published WTAQ News Talk - Jun 20 2014]
Justice Department says L.A. County jails faili... [Published Yahoo! Health News - Jun 06 2014]
'Godfather of ecstasy' Alexander Shulgin dies a... [Published BioPortfolio - Jun 04 2014]
'Godfather of ecstasy' Alexander Shulgin dies a... [Published Yahoo! Health News - Jun 03 2014]
Casey Kasem's daughter granted visits with aili... [Published Town Hall - May 30 2014]
Los Angeles college evacuated after report of s... [Published Town Hall - May 30 2014]
Mystery donor of hidden cash sparks frenzy in L... [Published Town Hall - May 30 2014]
Warning label for sugary drinks passes Californ... [Published Town Hall - May 30 2014]
Bill to raise California minimum wage advances ... [Published Town Hall - May 30 2014]
California top court says police must name offi... [Published Town Hall - May 29 2014]
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Justice Department says L.A. County jails faili... [Published Yahoo! Health News - Jun 06 2014]
By Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The Department of Justice has determined that Los Angeles County's jails violate the Constitution by failing to provide adequate mental health services to suicidal inmates, the latest black mark to the ... ...
'Godfather of ecstasy' Alexander Shulgin dies a... [Published Yahoo! Health News - Jun 03 2014]
By Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Alexander Shulgin, who over the course of 40 years of scientific research created some 200 psychedelic compounds, earning the nickname "Godfather of ecstasy" for his pioneering work with the drug,... ...
Sriracha hot sauce plant owner vows to stay in ... [Published Yahoo! Health News - May 12 2014]
By Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The maker of the popular Sriracha hot pepper sauce does not intend to move his factory out of California, despite complaints over the smell that have prompted local officials to consider declaring it a publ... ...
Los Angeles moves to ban e-cigarettes, joining ... [Published Yahoo! Health News - Mar 05 2014]
By Dan Whitcomb and Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The Los Angeles City Council voted on Tuesday to ban the use of electronic cigarettes, also known as "vaping," from restaurants, bars, nightclubs and other public spaces in the na... ...
Oil Spill From Ship Collision Closes 65-Mile St... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Feb 24 2014]
A 65-mile (105-km) stretch of the lower Mississippi River, including the Port of New Orleans, remained closed on Sunday night while crews cleaned up oil that spilled when a barge was hit by another vessel, according to the U.S. Coast Guard. The collision ...
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