By Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Crews were battling about a dozen major wildfires across California on Tuesday that have forced thousands of people to flee, damaged or destroyed more than 100 buildings, and charred thousands of acres of drought-stricken forest. Three years of drought in the most populous U.S. state has forced farmers to let fields lie fallow and left communities reliant on well water, with bone-dry brush fueling wildfires in temperatures of more than 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38 Celsius). ...
Cabo San Lucas (Mexico) (AFP) - Hurricane Odile destroyed homes and shut down airports in Mexico's Baja California peninsula, sparking looting, marooning thousands of foreign tourists and injuring 135 people.
Around 4:30 a.m. on Monday a fire broke out at a home on Chestnut Avenue in Red Bluff.
The law says vehicles must have three feet of clearance to pass a bicycle.
Debra Loyd got out of her wheelchair and approached the make-shift memorial near I-5 on Eva Street in Orland, near where her grandson 29-year-old Michael Myvett was killed in last April's fiery bus crash that took 10 lives.
A wildfire near Weed, Calif. has damaged or destroyed more than 100 structures and is causing evacuations.
Dodgers outfielders Matt Kemp and Yasiel Puig got into a verbal altercation in the dugout during an 11-3 win over Colorado on Monday night, a disagreement caught by the Rockies' TV cameras.
The Angels became the first team in the major leagues to clinch a playoff spot Monday, with Matt Shoemaker pitching five-hit ball into the eighth inning of an 8-1 victory over the Mariners.
Nick Foles threw a tying touchdown pass with 3:25 to go, and then set up Cody Parkey for the winning 36-yard field goal as time expired, lifting Philadelphia to a 30-27 win at Indianapolis on Monday night.
The Baltimore Orioles moved to the brink of claiming their first AL East title in 17 years, using a resilient pitching performance by Wei-Yin Chen to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-2 Monday night.