Kosta Varvatakis, 28, and friend Rich Saturnino, 40, of Modesto, talk about the news on Monday, March 27, 2017, that the Oakland Raiders received approval from NFL owners to move the team to Las Vegas. (Brian Clarkfirstname.lastname@example.org)
NFL owners approved the Oakland Raiders' move to Las Vegas at the league meetings on Monday. The Raiders likely will play two or three more years in the Bay Area before their $1.7 billion stadium near the Las Vegas Strip is ready. Las Vegas, long taboo to the NFL because of its legalized gambling, also is getting an NHL team this fall, the Golden Knights.
Squaw Valley Ski Patrol unofficially reported 7 inches of new snow on the upper mountain at Squaw Valley with more accumulation on the ridges. Snow continued to fall Thursday with another storm in the forecast for this coming Monday. Weekend temperatures will be cold, keeping the new snow fresh. Winds could pickup on Sunday as the next storm rolls in.
Sumatran tiger cub Jillian turned one on February 10, 2014. Check out this San Francisco Zoo video of her enjoying birthday gifts, which include a frozen ice cake and a bubble bath. Jillian, who was the Sacramento Zoo's lone tiger, has returned to San Francisco after failing to adjust to her change of scenery.
National Rifle Association executive vice president and CEO Wayne LaPierre said opponents of gun rights "hate individual freedoms" and want to eliminate the 2nd Amendment. LaPierre spoke at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference in Maryland.
Police in Natick, Massachusetts, said they were seeking two women on suspicion of shoplifting after a store’s CCTV caught them using a “lingerie leg hammock” to steal clothes. Video posted on the Natick Police Department Facebook page shows the women placing several items into a large bag between one of the suspect’s legs, which was concealed with a long skirt. The Facebook post read, “This is the first time I’ve seen what looks like a full sized laundry bag strapped to the insides of a pair of legs. Booster bags, booster girdle, even false bottom suitcases, never a lingerie leg hammock.”
The Mariposa Sheriff's Department reminds travelers to check road conditions before leaving the house. Temperatures in Yosemite are expected to fall to around 28 degrees by 4pm, according to the National Weather Service. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches are possible in Yosemite.
Yosemite National Park, the Sierra foothills and the Kern County mountains received a dusting of snow Thursday, the National Weather Service reported. Temperatures in Yosemite were expected to fall to around 28 degrees by 4p.m, according to the National Weather Service. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches are possible in Yosemite.
The Iron Compound co-owners Matt Long and Tanner Sylvia talk about the fundraiser they’ve organized to help the family of Frank Hernandez, killed in a crash on Interstate 5 Jan. 9, 2018. The event is slated for Saturday. Feb. 24, 2018, at The Iron Compound, 1190 Lander Ave, Turlock, Calif., with sessions at 8, 10 and 11 a.m.
A SpaceX rocket carrying a Spanish satellite has blasted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The Falcon 9 lifted off at 6:17 a.m. Thursday local time and climbed into the dawn sky over the Pacific Ocean west of Los Angeles.
NRA spokeswoman Dana Loesch appeared on a CNN Town Hall on guns in Sunrise, Florida and said law enforcement could have done more to stop the Florida school shooting. Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel said Loesch had her facts wrong.