A 17-year-old boy in Los Angeles County who became the first teen believed to have died from complications with covid-19 in the U.S. was denied treatment at an urgent care clinic because he didn’t have health insurance, according to R. Rex Parris, the mayor of Lancaster, California. Roughly 27.5 million Americans—8.5 percent of the population—don’t have health insurance based on the latest government figures. Continue reading Teen Who Died of Covid-19 Was Denied Treatment Because He Didn’t Have Health Insurance
Basketball legend Kobe Bryant died Sunday morning in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California, sources confirm to CNN.
After nearly two months, the largest wildfire in California history has finally been put out. The Ranch Fire can now officially take its place in the record books, having burned a grand total of 459, 123 acres. Continue reading The Largest Wildfire in California’s History Is Finally Out
July has been one for extreme heat around the world, but every locale pales in comparison to what’s going on at Death Valley in California. Already one of the hottest places on the Earth, the heat has gone into overdrive this July. Death Valley is in line to set a record for the hottest month ever recorded on Earth. Continue reading California’s Death Valley Will Have the Hottest Month Ever Recorded on Earth
Sometimes if you fall in love with a small town, you might take home a souvenir. Well, one cannabis company loved the tiny California town of Nipton (pop. 20) so much that they decided to take home the entire thing.
You know “that feel” when you can’t make time for lunch and then go home, open your fridge and proceed to tear into bloated whale carcass?
Facebook is making good on its promise to build affordable housing near its headquarters in Menlo Park. The social media giant announced plans on Friday to build new housing in the area to offset concerns about the controversial
1.1 million square-foot expansion of its headquarters.