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6.0 Earthquake Shakes Napa Valley

SAN FRANCISCO—The U. S. Geological Survey deemed Sunday's 6.0 earthquake as the biggest earthquake to hit Napa Valley California since the Loma Prieta quake nearly 25 years ago. According to a USGS press release, the earthquake hit the northern San Francisco Bay area around 3:20 a.m. and “appears to have ruptured on or just west of mapped traces of...

6.0 Earthquake Shakes Napa Valley

Some Californians made the best of a bad situation. Photo courtesy of Twitter.
CALIFORNIA—The U. S. Geological Survey deemed Sunday's 6.0 earthquake as the biggest earthquake to hit Napa Valley California since the Loma Prieta quake nearly 25 years ago. According to a USGS press release, the earthquake hit the northern San Francisco Bay area around 3:20 a.m. and “appears to have ruptured on or just west of mapped traces of the West...

Ray J Arraigned On Sexual Battery Charges

BEVERLY HILLS—R&B singer Ray J was arraigned on sexual battery and resisting arrest charges in court on Tuesday, August 19. According to a press release from the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office, Ray J whose real name is Willie Ray Norwood, 33, pleaded not guilty from his attorney to four misdemeanor counts of sexual battery, vandalism, battery on a...

Actress Lauren Bacall Dies At 89

HOLLYWOOD—Hollywood is mourning the lost of acting legend Lauren Bacall who passed away at the age of 89. The actress was found dead in her home on Tuesday, August 12, after suffering from a stroke. The Humphrey Bogart Estate confirmed the death with the following statement on their Facebook page, “With deep sorrow for the magnitude of our loss, yet...

Actor Robin Williams Commits Suicide

TIBURON, CA—Beloved Hollywood actor and comedian, Robin McLaurin Williams, who recently celebrated his 63rd birthday, was pronounced dead in his Northern California home on August 11 at 12: 02 p.m. According to a press release from the Marin County Police Department, police received a call at 11:55 a.m. about an adult male being found unconscious and not breathing. Most were surprised to...

Disney Star Billy Unger Arrested For DUI

MALIBU—Billy Unger, the star of Disney’ hit TV series “Lab Rats” was arrested for speeding and driving under the influence on June 28 near the Pacific Coast Highway. TMZ reported that the actor, who is under the age of 21, blew .08 which is the legal limit, but because Unger is only 18, the state of California has stricter...

Justin Bieber Involved In Fender Bender

BEVERLY HILLS—Singer Justin Bieber was involved in a car crash in Beverly Hills on Tuesday, June 24. TMZ first reported the story of Bieber being followed by the paparazzi, when the Escalade he was in was struck by a BMW that was exiting a parking structure. TMZ reported that Bieber immediately exited the vehicle and got into another vehicle with...

Tracy Morgan Critically Injured In Crash

NEW JERSEY—Actor and comedian Tracy Morgan was critically injured on June 7 after, a multi-vehicle crash caused the limo bus that he was a passenger in to flip over on the New Jersey Turnpike. More than six vehicles were involved in the collision that took place in the wee hours of the morning at around 1 a.m., when the...

Prowler Arrested By Sandra Bullock’s Home

BEL AIR—On Sunday, June 8, police responded to call at 6:30 a.m. of a prowler being seen on the property of Sandra Bullock's Bel Air home located on the 1200 block of Angelo Drive. The LAPD's Media Relations department informed Canyon News that the prowler was considered armed and dangerous. Canyon News spoke to Lieutenant Andrew Neiman for additional information about...

Chris Brown Released From Jail Early

MALIBU—On Monday, June 2, singer Chris Brown was released from a Los Angeles County Jail. The singer posted to his Twitter page, that he was feeling “Humbled and Blessed” and was ready to get “Back to the Music and the Fans.” On March 14, Brown was taken into custody by authorities for violating the terms of his probation while...
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