The early-morning shootout was captured on home security footage, revealing the suspect to be a man who lived only a few doors down.
"Alice" Yu Xie, 41, has been missing since she went on a day hike to the Upper Yosemite Fall overlook. She is less than 5 feet tall, less than 100 pounds, and has neck-length black hair.
Windows were smashed and walls graffitied with threatening messages by protesters in the Californian city of Vacaville.
"This virus continues to mutate and adapt, and we cannot let down our guard," said Santa Clara County health officer Sara Cody.
Aditya Singh, 36, reportedly told police he was too afraid to fly back to his home state over fears of contracting COVID-19.
The latest arrest comes amid heightened tension and security concerns across the country, including at the California State Capitol.
The current rate of deaths in L.A. County was reported to be more than double that of pre-pandemic years, according to the coroner's office.
Slightly more than 1.3 million people in California had received a COVID-19 vaccine by Saturday.
The vehicle was stolen from the National Guard Armory in Bell, a suburb of Los Angeles, California, on Friday.
Randy Hicks, chair of the California Democratic Party, spoke about the recall petition and compared it to the mob of protesters who breached the U.S. Capitol.
The California Highway Patrol and Department of General Services have also installed a 6-foot chain link fence around the perimeter of the State Capitol in Sacramento.
A Public Safety Power Shutoff is being considered for over 14,000 Southern California Edison customers in Ventura County and more than 16,000 in neighboring Los Angeles County.
"To those not yet eligible for vaccines," California Governor Gavin Newsom said Wednesday, "your turn is coming."
Two California OB/GYNs allegedly refused to provide routine care to an HIV-positive woman, according to lawsuits filed Thursday by the U.S. Department of Justice.
The Let Freedom Ring event was "denied because the proposed number of attendees are more than what's being allowed as a result of COVID-19 and due to the potential for civil unrest this weekend," an officer said.
Researchers at U.S. Crisis Monitor gathered data on police responses to more than 13,000 protests that took place across the country over the last 10 months.
The "Die Hard" actor has spoken out after he was photographed in a Rite Aid without a face covering.
"These families should not be going through this. No family should be going through this," said Sara Sidner on a Tuesday episode of 'New Day.'
The latest bust comes as total confirmed COVID-19 cases in Los Angeles County approach 940,000.
The state is ramping up the roll-out of vaccines as it struggles to contain the virus.
California Governor Gavin Newsom said Friday that residents should expect that a "substantially higher number" of COVID-19 vaccines will be given in the state "in the coming days and coming weeks."
The Democratic governor plans to send $600 checks to millions of low-income households in California.
Austin Medford, 23, from Riverdale, was detained on Wednesday in Fresno by U.S. marshals from the Eastern District of California branch.
The variant appears to be significantly more transmissible than the original, although it does not seem to cause more severe illness.
The 76-year-old crawled into the home on her hands and knees to avoid the smoke, allowing her to grab hold of her neighbor's ankle and clothes to pull her to safety.
Officers from the LAPD found Karen Ruiz suffering from multiple gunshot wounds, while her three-year-old daughter sat in a nearby car.
Those campaigning for Newsom's recall will need to collect at least 1.5 million valid signatures by March.
The new, more infectious variant has been detected in California, Florida, New York, and Georgia. Fauci told Newsweek he would be "very surprised" if it was not in "several more states."
Medical staff in Northern California scrambled to distribute over 800 doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine after a storage freezer broke on Monday.
Voters overwhelmingly approved Proposition 22 in November, allowing companies like Uber to continue classing drivers as independent contractors.