Phil Bahn, a chainsaw repairman with P.O. Bahn & Sons in Santa Monica, plays a critical role at the Chimney Fire base camp in Paso Robles: keeping some 650 chainsaws up and running so the hand crews can do their jobs.
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump says in a speech about immigration that 11 million in US illegally are not a main issue. “Our greatest compassion must be for our American citizens,” he tells a crowd in Phoenix.
Wine, beer, spirits and now cider — Paso Robles’ Tin City complex now offers four categories of libations with the opening this week of Tin City Cider Co. The taproom at 3005-A Limestone Way, filled with corrugated tin, long communal tables and old orchard ladders hanging overhead, will be open seven days a week serving cider flights, pints and to-go bottles and refillable growlers.
Danesha Couch drew worldwide attention when she welcomed her third set of naturally conceived twins within 26 months. She’s adjusting to life with five children under the age of 3, while dealing with internet haters and planning her wedding.
Jim Wyss of the Miami Herald had the proper journalist credentials to work in Venezuela, but he was detained Wednesday by immigration authorities and put on a plane for Panama. It’s his second run-in with Venezuelan authorities since 2013.
Standing beneath the forest-green peaks of the Sierra Nevada, President Barack Obama drew a connection Wednesday between conservation efforts and stopping global warming, describing the two environmental challenges as inseparably linked.
Indonesia is screening travelers from neighboring Singapore for the mosquito-borne Zika virus as the city-state reports a growing number of infections and its first case of a pregnant woman testing positive.
On her first visit to China as Britain's prime minister, Theresa May will try to reassure Beijing that she wants to strengthen ties despite her delay on a decision over whether to approve a Chinese-backed nuclear power plant in southwestern England.
President Enrique Pena Nieto's decision to meet with possibly Mexico's most-disliked man is turning into a public relations disaster for him, with social media posters and politicians calling it a national humiliation likely to lower the president's already historically low popularity ratings.