California Wildfires to Cost $180 Billion This Year

With firefighters gaining the upper hand as “red flag” winds die down, it appears that the bill for this year’s California wildfire season will come in at around $180 billion.

More Firefighters (David McNew / Getty)

Bernie Sanders: ‘I Look Forward to Defeating’ Trump in a Debate

“We asked Donald Trump if he would be prepared to debate and it appears that Donald Trump is prepared to debate. And I’m very excited about it. And I think I have to rent out the largest stadium you have here in California,” Sanders told the roaring crowd.

Bernie Sanders (Mark Ralston / AFP / Getty)

Surfer Girl Rides Wave to Catch Burglar

California Surfer Jolie Bernal spotted a thief inside her best friend’s car, then caught a wave into shore and ran to confront him at Surfer’s Point on Saturday.

Jolie Bernal (Facebook)

Some California Tarballs Linked To Santa Barbara Oil Spill

A few of over one hundred tarballs collected on some southern California beaches were tested found to have come from the Santa Barbara oil spill that occurred on May 19 just north of Refugio Beach. Some samples were also connected to naturally occurring ocean floor seepage.

Tar ball (Xavier Leoty / AFP / Getty)