The Independent says ELON MUSK’S daughter from his first marriage has filed a petition to change her name, saying she does not “wish to be related to my biological father in any way, shape or form” and to reflect her new gender identity on the documents.
The United States has so far this year faced some truly extreme climate-related catastrophes, including raging floods, devastating fires, thunderstorms and a seriously dangerous heatwave that has affected a third of the population.
The Independent says Calfornia’s Furnace Creek is set to hit record temperatures this year at 118F or 47C as large parts of southwestern America suffer through sweltering heat, affecting over 60 million people.
TRT World says Gavin Newsom has warned of potential mandatory water restrictions as the most populous US state continues to fight a worsening drought –– now in its third year.
Aljazeera says a fatal shooting at a church in California, which authorities said was motivated by the gunman’s hatred for Taiwan, has left residents of the self-governed island stunned.
The Guardian says a shooting at a California church on Sunday has killed at least one person and wounded five others, in at least the second mass shooting of the weekend in the US.
TRT World says one person has been killed and four others critically wounded in a shooting at a Southern California church, authorities said.
Producers from the Alec Baldwin movie Rust have denied an official report which says they were indifferent to gun safety before the tragic on-set shooting of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins.
TRT World says California’s drought is worsening and yet new figures show last March had the highest water use for that month since 2015 while residents defied pleas for conservation.
The Independent says Democrats in many parts of the country are facing a potentially grim political year, but in California no one is talking about the liberal stronghold changing direction.
Daily Express says THE UNITED STATES version of the “Doomsday” aircraft is preparing for action as the so-called “Nightwatch” was spotted circling the skies of Southern California.
The Independent says Dave Chappelle was attacked on stage in Los Angeles by an audience member, according to reports at the scene.
The Independent says Southern California’s gigantic water supplier took the unprecedented step of requiring about 6 million people to cut their outdoor watering to one day a week.
The Guardian says Californian woman Sherri Papini pleaded guilty on Monday to faking her own kidnapping and lying to the FBI.
The Guardian says police in the California state capital have made an arrest in connection with Sunday’s mass shooting.
The Metro says at least six people have been killed and ten were left injured after a gunman opened fire in Sacramento.
VOA says police in California are searching for at least one suspect in connection with a mass shooting early Sunday in downtown Sacramento that claimed six lives and left 10 other people injured.
The Guardian says a man who was trapped 15ft (4.5m) underground for two days in a San Francisco Bay area storm pipe the width of a large pizza was rescued.
The Independent says an assistant principal died by suicide at a middle school in California, authorities say.
The Guardian says the University of California has agreed to pay $243.6m (£179m) to settle allegations that hundreds of women were sexually abused by a former UCLA gynaecologist.
TRT World says dozens of guns have been stolen from freight trains that were recently looted in the US city of Los Angeles, according to local police.
TRT World says the mayor of San Francisco city has expressed despair over the increase in reported hate crimes against Asian-Americans and Pacific-Islanders.
The Independent says the random killing of UCLA grad student Brianna Kupfer has led to an outpouring of grief and anger on social media.
Police in Los Angeles, California, pulled the pilot from a crash-landed Cessna seconds before the Plane hit by train on Sunday, sending debris flying in all directions.
The Guardian says Elizabeth Holmes, founder of Theranos, has been found guilty on four of 11 charges of fraud, concluding a high profile trial that captivated Silicon Valley.
Pop sensation Britney Spears has unfollowed her sister Jamie Lynn on Instagram amid the ongoing rift over Britney’s conservatorship – in which she’s only recently been freed from.
The Los Angeles Times says The Omicron surge has hit California, with new coronavirus cases climbing rapidly and warnings that hospitals could be hit hard by a surge.
4th stimulus check update – Surprise ‘$1,100 Christmas payments’ arriving TODAY as $6,300 cash sent out
The Sun says SURPRISE December stimulus check payments of $600 and $1,100 will begin rolling out today – here’s how you’ll be sent your cash.
Reality TV star Kim Kardashian has passed her baby bar exam – on her fourth attempt. She updated fans via social media with an emotional post reminding fans not to give up on their goals.
The Guardian says ‘The pandemic is still here’: California braces for Omicron even as strain from Delta continues.
The Guardian says A bill to fund the US government through mid-February gained the support of enough members of the Senate late on Thursday.
The Daily Mirror says The friend of a model whose body was dumped outside a hospital has also tragically died after two weeks in a coma.
The Sun says Lateche Norris, 20, mysteriously vanished after arguing with boyfriend as mom says she’s ‘as important as Gabby Petito’.
TV crew reporting on California smash-and-grab raids say they were attacked by robbers who shot their security guard
The Independent says a TV crew reporting on smash-and-grab raids in California were attacked by robbers who shot their security guard.
The Independent says a model’s body was found dumped on a sidewalk outside a Los Angeles hospital and her family say they believe foul play was involved in her death.