Monthly Archives: June 2021

Impressive video shows cordless shark fishing on California beach

through: KSWB, Nexstar Media Wire Posted: June 27, 2021 / 1:58 PM MDT / Update: June 27, 2021 / 1:58 PM MDT CARLSBAD, Calif. (KSWB) – Take a bite of it. The video shows a man working to free a small great white shark from a fishing line around 2 p.m. Saturday at Tamarack State […]

The job crisis shocks California restaurants

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Sherry Villanueva’s Santa Barbara restaurant family employed 350 people before the pandemic took hold and darkened dining rooms across California. Now, with the official reopening of the state economy, around 250 workers have returned to work. What would you like to know California completely reopened its economy on June 15 and […]

Scottish rapist who faked death on California beach gets 15 years in prison

through: Nexstar News Wire, The Associated Press Posted: June 16, 2021 / 2:34 PM PDT / Update: June 16, 2021 / 2:35 PM PDT FILE – This Friday, July 26, 2019, a file photo provided by the Monterey County Sheriff’s Office shows Kim Vincent Avis, also known as Ken Gordon-Avis. Avis, from Scotland, who tried […]

Scottish rapist who faked death on California beach gets 15 years in prison

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) – A Scotsman who tried to evade justice by fleeing to the United States, where he faked his death on a California beach, has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for rape and other sexual offenses, Scottish authorities said. . Kim Avis was found guilty of raping three women and sexually […]

Man who faked death on dangerous California beach jailed

A man who enlisted his teenage son in an apparent plot to fake his own death on a treacherous Carmelite beach has been sentenced to 15 years in prison. Kim Vincent Avis, July 2019 (US Marshals Service) The conviction in a Scottish court on Friday ended a long-standing case that spanned two continents. Kim Avis, […]

Guy Fieri awards grants and scholarships to restaurants and students in Southern California – Orange County Register

Celebrity chef Guy Fieri announced grants to up-and-coming restaurateurs last week at an online awards ceremony. “Restart of Guy’s Restaurant presented by LendingTree” broadcast via social media Saturday from a Napa Valley plateau. The program included several celebrities including Shaquille O’Neal and Rob Gronkowski as well as chefs such as Cat Cora. It was co-organized […]

Kim Avis rapist jailed after faking his own death on a California beach

A rapist has been jailed for 15 years today, after fleeing Scotland and faking his own death on a California beach. Kim Avis, a trader from Inverness, was found by American marshals in Colorado and brought back to Scotland. On Friday, he was found guilty of a total of 13 offenses of rape, attempted rape, […]

Editorial: Stop drones flying over California parks

In case you thought drone crashes in sensitive environmental habitats were rare, understand this: The drone that fell to the ground in the Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve, chasing 3,000 sleek terns from their nests in the sand, was in does the second to do it in 24 hours. The first scattered another group of terns […]

California parks are treasures. Let’s make it so that we can all make it happen.

California 280 state parks represent the best of California, covering over 1.65 million acres of protected land, 340 miles of coastline and coastal habitat, and over 3,000 historic buildings. From towering redwoods to swept sand beaches, our parks have it all. They provide us with places to bathe in hot springs, explore our state’s unique […]