Obama defends America, boosts Clinton

President Barack Obama delivered an impassioned speech Wednesday at the Democratic National Convention, defending America from a pessimistic Republican view and promoting his chosen successor, Hillary Clinton.

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California household mosquito could amplify Zika virus spread

Brazilian researchers believe the culex mosquito, which is common in urban and rural areas across Central and Southern California, can carry and possibly transmit the Zika virus. The culex is more common in the state than the two types of aedes mosquito that are currently the confirmed transmitters of the disease.

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Soberanes Fire near Big Sur jumps containment lines, endangers more homes

The Soberanes Fire burning in Monterey County grew to 23,568 acres Wednesday with 10 percent contained; more than 3,000 personnel are working day and night. Mid Coast Fire Chief Cheryl Goetz says that the fire has jumped over containment lines potentially putting another 75 houses in jeopardy.
Kelsey Grey The Fresno Bee
Soberanes Fire near Big Sur jumps containment lines, endangers more homes 1:14

Soberanes Fire near Big Sur jumps containment lines, endangers more homes

The aftermath of the Atascadero mobile home fire 0:18

The aftermath of the Atascadero mobile home fire

Watch Don Henley in concert at the Mid-State Fair 0:41

Watch Don Henley in concert at the Mid-State Fair

How experts are searching for TCE near the SLO airport 0:41

How experts are searching for TCE near the SLO airport

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