An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 8.2 struck off Alaska’s Kodiak Island early Tuesday, initially prompting a tsunami warning. The warning has since been cancelled, but an advisory remains for part of the state.
The parents of Andrew Holland, who died in custody at the San Luis Obispo County Jail on Jan. 22, 2017, led a candlelight vigil and march Monday — a year after the 36-year-old man's death. “We’ve got a lot of warriors here,” Carty Holland said. Andrew Holland died after jail custody staff and employees of the county health agency left him in a plastic restraint chair for nearly two days.
This Shell Beach home was remodeled from 2015-16 with a more contemporary style. a change from the Southwestern theme it had before. The owner, Sandy Sardella, once owned a glass shop called Pismo Glass in Colorado because of how much she wanted to live on the Central Coast — and you'll notice glass incorporated into the house.
California sea lions have made a dramatic recovery across the West Coast under the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972. The number of sea lions has tripled from fewer than 89,000 in 1975 to 257,000 in 2014, according to a recent study. In Morro Bay, “They are fat and happy right now,” said Matthew Ashton, chief Harbor Patrol officer for the Port San Luis Harbor District.
Clovis Police Department, to mark national Squirrel Appreciation Day on Jan. 22, posted a video on its Facebook page of a squirrel scampering to officer John McGrory and taking a nut from McGrory's hand.