Red Tide Hits Manhattan Beach

By Jayson Campadonia, KABC

The phenomenon is known as Red Tide.  Scientists say it’s when phytoplankton bloom at a high rate of speed.  The massive higher concentration of the tiny algae becomes more visible in the ocean, making the water look like it’s turning red.  Several factors lead to the hyper bloom including a change in water temperature.  The Red Tide generally isn’t harmful, but it can make you sick if you eat seafood that’s been consuming the algae.

Update from the Bahamas as heard on the Morning Drive

Update from the Bahamas as heard on the Morning Drive

Kimberly Mullings reporting from Freeport, Bahamas described the surreal conditions wrought by Hurricane Dorian on Grand Bahama Island. She told Jillian and John about “seeing people leaving literally in their underwear trying to seek shelter … Some people have three story homes and they had to hang out in their attics for over 24 hours.…Continue Reading

West Texas gunman was fired from job hours before massacre.

West Texas gunman was fired from job hours before massacre.

By Faith Karimi, Ed Lavandera and Christina Maxouris, CNN The 36-year-old gunman who left seven people dead in a West Texas killing rampage had been fired from his job hours before the massacre began, The New York Times reported, citing unnamed officials. CNN is working to learn more details, but authorities have repeatedly cautioned that they have yet…Continue Reading