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Number of missing hard to peg in deadly California wildfire

FOX News

FILE - In this Nov. 13, 2018 file photo, messages are shown on a bulletin board at The Neighborhood Church in Chico, Calif., as evacuees, family and friends search for people missing from the northern California wildfire. Northern California officials have struggled to get a handle on the number of missing from the deadliest wildfire in at least a century in the United States. Authorities continue to log hundreds of reports by people who couldn't reach loved ones in the aftermath of the Camp Fire in Butte County. SAN FRANCISCO – Authorities have released a list of more than 600 people who are unaccounted for after a deadly Northern California wildfire -- but that doesn't mean they are all actually missing. Some of the people on the ever-evolving list compiled by the Butte County sheriff's office have been confirmed dead by family and friends on social media.


Search for missing teen focuses on Northern California coast

U.S. News

This undated photo provided by the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office shows Pearl Pinson. Authorities are hoping to find the missing teenage girl alive as they frantically search a wide swath of California for her Friday, May 27, 2016, a day after the man suspected of abducting her died in a shootout with police.


Strict Northern California County to Allow Retail Sales

U.S. News

Santa Clara County's public health officer, Dr. Sara Cody, said Monday that trends were looking good, with new cases of COVID-19 stable or decreasing and hospitals have enough room to take care of all patients. And while there is no vaccine available, she said she felt it safe to proceed slowly with curbside pickup and storefront sales.


Remote Northern California County Defies Stay-At-Home Order

U.S. News

On Thursday, the New Mexico Supreme Court ordered the mayor of the small city of Grants to comply with a statewide public health order and stop nonessential businesses from reopening. Martin "Modey" Hicks moved to let his city's businesses open despite rising New Mexico COVID-19 cases. One local business, a pawn shop, was notified of a possible $60,000 fine for remaining open.


Where are all the fires in Northern California?

Los Angeles Times

At least 31 people have died in Northern California fires that continue to ravage multiple counties, while the Anaheim Hills fire in Southern California has scorched between 5,000 to 6,000 acres. Fire officials reported 31 fire-related deaths as of Thursday. Seventeen people died in Sonoma County, eight in Mendocino County, two in Napa County and four in Yuba County. Local hospitals are treating others for injuries. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has suspended enforcement in areas affected by the fires, including evacuation zones, fire shelters and food banks.