“Shutdowns, Lockdowns Lasted ‘Way Too Long'”

“Shutdowns, Lockdowns Lasted ‘Way Too Long

FLASH: California, New York, New Jersey, and Illinois refuse to reopen, they are seeing their businesses really hurt, many destroyed. America’s C-19 coronavirus chaos shutdowns lasted “way too long” and business probably should have started a couple of wks ago, and as a result, “it is going to be a really hard Summer,” economist Steven […]

Australia’s Firefighters Brace for Extreme Heatwave at the Weekend

Australia’s Firefighters Brace for Extreme Heatwave at the Weekend

Firefighters battling wildfires in Australia’s most populous state attempted to make headway Thursday during favorable conditions, before an “extreme heatwave” hits embattled areas at the weekend. Thousands of firefighters in New South Wales (NWS) took advantage of cooler weather and continued to strengthen containment lines. More than 70 fires are still burning across the state […]

Wildfire Smoke Blankets Sydney, Residents Warned: “stay inside”

Wildfire Smoke Blankets Sydney, Residents Warned:  “stay inside”

Heavy winds stirred dozens of wildfires across Australia’s east coast on Tuesday, blanketing Sydney in hazardous smoke and prompting health warnings for the country’s most populous city. Wildfires have destroyed about 2.5-M acres of farmland and bush over the past couple of weeks, fueled by tinder-dry conditions after 3 years of drought. Strong winds fanned […]

California Wildfires Rage, 31 Known Dead, Over 200 Still Missing and Unaccounted For

California Wildfires Rage, 31 Known Dead, Over 200 Still Missing and Unaccounted For

California Wildfires Rage, 31 Known Dead, Over 200 Still Missing and Unaccounted For Relatives desperately searched shelters for missing loved ones Sunday, as crews searching the smoking ruins of Paradise and outlying areas found 6 more bodies, raising the death toll to 31, matching the deadliest wildfire in California history. Wildfires continued to rage on […]

Update: California Wildfires Roar, 31 Dead, Nearly 7000 Structures Destroyed

Update: California Wildfires Roar, 31 Dead, Nearly 7000 Structures Destroyed

Update: California Wildfires Roar, 31 Dead, Nearly 7000 Structures Destroyed Sunday, crews searching the smoking ruins of Paradise and outlying areas found 8 more bodies, raising the death toll to 31, it is the deadliest wildfire in the Golden States history. Over 200 still missing. Massive California wildfires continue to roar through the Golden State […]

California Wildfires Continue to Burn

California Wildfires Continue to Burn

California Wildfires Continue to Burn California spent more than 50% of annual firefighting budget in 40 days At least 13 large fires raged across California Friday, threatening over 16,000 homes and leading to evacuation orders for nearly 25,000 residents in what is shaping up to be 1 of the worst fire seasons on record in the state. […]

Over 1000 Homes Destroyed in California Wildfires

Over 1000 Homes Destroyed in California Wildfires

Over 1000 Homes Destroyed in California Wildfires A huge wildfire in Northern California has torched more than 1,000 homes in and around the city of Redding, authorities said Wednesday as some evacuees were allowed to return home and new blazes exploded in what has become an endless Summer of flame in the Golden State. “Whatever […]

Wildfires Sweep Through California and Oregon

Wildfires Sweep Through California and Oregon

Wildfires Sweep Through California and Oregon Firefighters battling wildfires throughout the US West that have torched hundreds of homes hoped for some help from the weather Saturday even as new fires swept Southern California. A fire on the California-Oregon border that destroyed 40 buildings and claimed at least one life since Thursday remained virtually out […]

SpaceX Rocket Explosion Destroys Facebook Satellite (NASDAQ:FB)

SpaceX Rocket Explosion Destroys Facebook Satellite (NASDAQ:FB)

SpaceX Rocket Explosion Destroys Facebook Satellite (NASDAQ:FB) $FB, $BA, $TSLA The Cape Canaveral explosion jostled buildings for miles and destroyed a $200-M satellite providing Internet to remote regions. A rocket designed by Los Angeles area firm, SpaceX, the Falcon 9, exploded on a Cape Canaveral launch pad Thursday morning, shaking buildings for miles and destroying […]

California Wildfires Destroy Homes, Hundreds Evacuate

California Wildfires Destroy Homes, Hundreds Evacuate

California Wildfires Destroy Homes, Hundreds Evacuate FLASH: Authorities say a 40-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of starting a massive wildfire that destroyed more than 175 homes, business and other structures in the Lower Lake area of Lake County. Lake County Sheriff Brian Martin said Damin Anthony Pashilk of Clearlake, California was arrested Monday on 17 […]

A Huge Wildfire Closes California’s Scenic Hwy 1

A Huge Wildfire Closes California’s Scenic Hwy 1

A Huge Wildfire Closes California’s Scenic Hwy 1 An huge wildfire that has killed 1 person and scorched about 60,000 acres along the California Coast, forced authorities Monday to shut down a portion of scenic Highway 1 near Carmel-by-the-Sea. The closure of the highway, which runs along much of the Pacific coastline and is famed […]

California Wildfire Season, “May be Dangerous and Difficult”

California Wildfire Season, “May be Dangerous and Difficult”

California Wildfire Season, “May be Dangerous and Difficult” A 5-year drought has left 40-M dead and dried-out trees in California, including 29-M that died last year California may be facing a dangerous and difficult wildfire season in Y 2016 despite a relatively wet Winter, federal officials warned Tuesday. Most of the rest of the country […]