Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It’s Wednesday, Dec. 11, and I’m writing from Los Angeles. Newsletter Get our Essential California newsletter We’re working on a special year-end feature where the headlines get personal. We want to know about how this year’s most important California stories unfolded for our readers, and how the news intersected with their lives. Advertisement Were you affected by fires or blackouts? Did you feel the Ridgecrest earthquakes, or do anything to prepare for the Next One after they hit? Has your living situation been changed by the statewide housing crisis? Has gun violence affected your community? We want to hear about your experiences in 2019.Use this form to tell us about how a news event or issue affected your life, and we’ll share some of the responses in the coming weeks.And now, here’s what’s happening across California:TOP STORIES Advertisement California prosecutors … [Read more...] about Newsletter: How did the California headlines affect *you* this year?
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Annual Chamber Holiday Luncheon The Katy Area Chamber of Commerce holiday luncheon will be Dec. 11 at The Brookwood Community, 1752 FM 1489 in Brookshir. Networking will start at 11 a.m. The luncheon will be from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Reservations are $40 for members and $50 for prospective members. Visit www.katychamber.com for information or email [email protected] or call 281-391-5289. Dec. 12 Wintersong 2019 Wintersong 2019 is the Cinco Ranch High School Choir winter concert featuring music of the season. The concert includes an audience sing-along and the Chorale Secret Song. The free concert will be in the Cinco Ranch High School Performing Arts Center, 23440 Cinco Ranch Blvd., in Katy. Dec. 13 Jingle Jam The Fellowship invites you to attend the second annual Jingle Jam at 22765 Westheimer Parkway in Katy. The free family holiday event will be from 6-8:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, and will include photo booths, music, skit, decorations, movies, crafts and snacks. Visit … [Read more...] about Katy-area calendar of events for the week beginning Dec. 11
FILE - In this Jan. 4, 2016, file photo, the Volcano of Fire releases lava, seen from Escuintla, Guatemala. In Spanish it's known as "El Volcan del Fuego." FILE - In this Jan. 4, 2016, file photo, the Volcano of Fire releases lava, seen from Escuintla, Guatemala. In Spanish it's known as "El Volcan del Fuego." Photo: Moises Castillo, AP Photo: Moises Castillo, AP Image 1 of / 9 Caption Close Image 1 of 9 FILE - In this Jan. 4, 2016, file photo, the Volcano of Fire releases lava, seen from Escuintla, Guatemala. In Spanish it's known as "El Volcan del Fuego." FILE - In this Jan. 4, 2016, file photo, the Volcano of Fire releases lava, seen from Escuintla, Guatemala. In Spanish it's known as "El Volcan del Fuego." Photo: Moises Castillo, … [Read more...] about Volcanoes an ever-present, if usually distant danger
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – Authorities believe a Jewish market was targeted during an hours-long shootout that left six people dead, including a police detective, Tuesday in Jersey City. The violence began around 12:30 p.m. at Bay View Cemetery off Garfield Avenue, where officers confronted two suspicious people. Det. Joseph Seals, a veteran officer known for taking guns off the street, was shot and killed. COMPLETE COVERAGE: More From Reporters & Witnesses On Scene Police said the suspects took off in a stolen U-Haul van to a kosher grocery store on Martin Luther King Boulevard, where more shots were fired. “We set up a tactical advantage, continued to take gunfire for hours. Two more police officers were hit. One sustained a injury to the shoulder, one sustained another injury to the body,” said Jersey City Police Chief Michael Kelly. Watch: Jersey City Police Chief Michael Kelly On Deadly Shootout First responders swarmed the scene, along with … [Read more...] about Jersey City Shootout: Mayor Says Jewish Market Was Targeted In Deadly Standoff
EMMAUS, PA — On the hunt for a new home nearby, but tired of browsing through the same old real-estate listings every time you search online? Not to worry! To keep you in the game, we here at Patch have compiled a fresh batch of new listings nearby. Below, you'll find the five latest properties to go up for sale in the Emmaus area — including one with 3 beds and 1 bath for $129,900, and another with 4 beds and 4 baths for $525,000. Click on any address for more photos and details. Happy house hunting! 1. 549 Liberty St, Emmaus, Pennsylvania 18049 Price: $189,876Size: 1,434 sq. ft., 2 beds, and 2 baths 2. 4404 Newton Cir, Emmaus, Pennsylvania 18049 Price: $525,000Size: 4,777 sq. ft, 4 beds, and 4 baths 3. 730 Lawrence Dr, Emmaus, Pennsylvania 18049 Price: $230,000Size: 1,713 sq. ft., 3 beds, and 2 baths4. 26 N Cherry St, Emmaus, Pennsylvania 18049 Price: $129,900Size: 1,170 sq. ft., 3 beds, and 1 bath5. 604 Cherokee St, Emmaus, Pennsylvania 18049 Price: $363,000Size: 2,993 … [Read more...] about Emmaus: Check Out 5 Nearby Homes For Sale