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Aztec gods left with no chants at California schools

Students at California public schools won’t be asked to recite a chant based on Aztec religious practices, which some parents compared to a prayer to “demotic” pagan gods, who used to get human sacrifices. The California Board of Education and Department of Education (CDE) agreed to drop the rite from …

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Tsunami waves from Tonga arrive in California (VIDEOS)

A tsunami warning was put into effect for the US West Coast, Alaska, and Hawaii on Saturday, after a volcano erupted in the South Pacific near the island of Tonga. Videos of the ensuant flooding have been posted on social media. “A tsunami is occurring,” the US National Weather Service …

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WATCH California firefighters battle massive blaze

A fire has erupted at a commercial lot in San Bernardino, California, with firefighters seen beating back flames so they do not spread to nearby homes. The incident has reportedly caused outages in the area. The San Bernardino County Fire Department responded to a two-alarm fire at around 4:35pm local …

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Musk blasts California tax as he dumps more stock

According to regulatory filings, the billionaire has sold around 13.5 million shares for about $14.1 billion since November 6, when he pledged to sell a 10% stake in Tesla to exercise his stock options and pay taxes to the US government. He still has some 3.5 million more shares to …

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6.2 quake strikes off coast of California

The quake struck at 12:10 PST (20:10 GMT), approximately 38 kilometers west of the northern Californian community of Petrolia. The earthquake was centered in the Pacific Ocean, according to reports, and state emergency services say they are monitoring any potential “secondary impacts.” Weather services have warned that the quake has …

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WATCH: Huge blaze hits power station in California

The substation at 7th and H streets caught fire on Tuesday morning local time. A pillar of smoke went up into the sky, as the immediate area lost power. The main Sacramento County Jail, which is right across the road, went into lockdown “for staff and inmate safety,” the sheriff’s …

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Tesla sued over ‘nightmarish conditions’ at California factory

Former Tesla employee Jessica Barraza filed a lawsuit against Tesla on Thursday, claiming she was subject to catcalling and “aggressive physical touching,” as well as a slew of inappropriate comments when working at the carmaker’s factory in Fremont, California, the Washington Post reported. In an interview with the Post, Barraza …

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