Smoke Rises as Firefighters Protect Trees in Sequoia National Park’s Giant Forest

A famous grove of 2,000 sequoia trees in California’s Sequoia National Forest was unharmed by the wildfires burning in the area as of September 21, according to reports. Two wildfires were burning in the Sequoia National Park: the 31,388-acre Windy Fire and 28,421-acre KNP Complex. The park’s Giant Forest is home to 2,000 sequoias, including … Read more

Your COVID-19 booster shot questions answered

Third booster doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine are currently available for immunocompromised Americans, and will soon be available to people 65 and older and those at high risk of severe disease. All three COVID-19 vaccines available to Americans have been shown to virtually eliminate the risk of severe illness or death due from COVID-19, … Read more

Beloved ‘Sex and the City’ actor Willie Garson dies at 57

Willie Garson, who played Stanford Blatch on TV’s “Sex and the City” and its movie sequels, has died at the age of 57 By ROBERT JABLON Associated Press September 22, 2021, 4:25 AM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article LOS ANGELES — Willie Garson, who played Stanford Blatch, Carrie Bradshaw’s … Read more

Ashton Kutcher, Mila Kunis put California house on market

Exterior Screengrab from Superstars Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher are relocating their family to a stunning farmhouse, according to the Los Angeles Times, so that means the married couple have put their Beverly Hills digs on the real estate market for $12.25 million. Dining area Screengrab from The chic 5-bedroom, 5.5-bathroom Hidden Valley … Read more

Tahoe-Area Ski Resorts Ease COVID-19 Restrictions – NBC Bay Area

Some of the larger Lake Tahoe-area ski resorts will be easing coronavirus-related restrictions this upcoming season. At Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood, skiers and snowboarders will not need to make reservations, lifts and gondolas will operate at normal capacity, and masks will only be required indoors. Anyone 12 and up will have to show proof of … Read more

Boogaloo movement-affiliated militia group members plead guilty to obstruction of justice conspiracy

SAN FRANCISCO – Four members of a Boogaloo movement-affiliated militia group have pleaded guilty to conspiring to obstruct justice by destroying records related to an investigation into the killing of a Federal Protective Service officer last year in Oakland, the U.S. Attorney’s Office said. Kenny Matthew Miksch, 21, of San Lorenzo, pleaded guilty Monday; Jessie … Read more

Mother-of-four who was ‘unmasked, unmuzzled, and unvaccinated’ dies of COVID-19 at age 40

A California mother-of-four who was outspoken against vaccines and masks has died of COVID-19. Kristen Lowery, 40, from Escalon, California, ‘unexpectedly’ passed away on September 15th, according to a GoFundMe page raising money for her funeral expenses. In screenshots taken from Facebook, family members say she lost her battle against COVID-19 — after frequently posting … Read more