As people in Southern California continue evacuating from wildfire-scorched areas, authorities have said there are suspensions over how the fires got started. A badly burned body, the first reported casualty, was also found late Thursday in a San Diego suburb.
"We all have suspicions like the public does when we have nine fires that started all over the county," San Diego County Sheriff Bill Gore said, according to ABC News. "We are actively investigating the start of those fires."
While dry conditions and high temperatures are said to have left the area prone to such natural disasters, officials will be looking into the possibility that some of the fires could have been started intentionally. more >>
"Dancing With the Stars" finalist Candace Cameron Bure spoke out about her faith recently while addressing her view on morality.
"I think that faith is the basis of morality. We could set our own standard but then who's to say your standard is right and that's why it always comes back to the foundation," Bure said during a Take Part Live interview. "For me that's the Word of God. Because it's God. It's not Candace's opinion, it's not your opinion and what you think is best. It's what God says. I think faith has everything to do with morality."
During her interview hosted by Megan McCain, daughter of Sen. John McCain, and co-hosts Jacob Soboroff and Eddie Huang, Bure agreed with Huang that people can have morals despite not having faith. more >>
Thousands of people are fleeing their homes in Southern California on Thursday as numerous wildfires have broken out.
"This is May, this is unbelievable. This is something we should see in October," said Carlsbad fire chief Michael Davies according to BBC News.
While there have been no fatalities reported yet, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. declared a state of emergency in the County of San Diego on Wednesday. more >>
A family cat in Bakersfield, California is now being hailed as a hero after it aggressively interrupted a vicious attack on the son of its owners by a dog and chased it away until help arrived.
Video of the incredible rescue according to ABC 23, shows 4-year-old Jeremy, who has mild autism, playing on his bicycle until the neighbor's 8-month-old Labrador/chow mix sneaks up behind him and begins to bite his leg. Almost as fast as the attack began, however, the family cat named Tara is shown plowing into the dog and chasing it away.
According to young Jeremy: "Tara is my hero." more >>
Three women have come forward in the case involving the former director and owner of a rehab facility linked to the Rock Church in San Diego, California, alleging groping, sexual comments and intimidation.
Three of the plaintiffs in the civil lawsuit described their experience with David Powers, who used to run ABC Sober Living, while they stayed at one of his facilities, Soledad House, during a press conference last week.
The Los Angeles Dodgers' wives plan to continue investing their efforts into a series of monthly outreach projects in partnership with The Dream Center, a volunteer-led organization that provides for the needs of 80,000 people each month.
"We are forever grateful for this partnership with the Dodgers. They are just not coming out to hand out a bag of food, they are coming out to invest into the needs of the community," Pastor Matthew Barnett, co-founder of The Dream Center told The Christian Post.
The idea for the partnership started when Ellen Kershaw, wife of Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw and a few other wives wanted to broaden their community outreach efforts. more >>