Fourth of July season means an increase in home and vegetation fires, according to Merced County fire officials, especially when illegal fireworks come into play around dry vegetation. firstname.lastname@example.org
CalFire says look for the State Fire Marshal's Safe and Sane Fireworks seal for approved fireworks. Then, check your local ordinance before you buy to make sure fireworks are allowed in your community. And be safe.
A 12-year-old Mormon girl named Savannah came out as a lesbian to her church in Utah on May 7. “I do believe he [God] made me this way on purpose. No part of me is a mistake," she said to her church congregation.
If you've ever wondered whether those runaway truck ramps you see in mountainous areas are used, here's the proof. Watch in this Caltrans video as a fast-moving big rig skids into a runaway truck ramp on Interstate 5 near the Grapevine in Southern California.