Thousands Of Afghan Refugees Flee Kabul, Hundreds Land In SacramentoCalifornia is projected to take in more Afghan families—all fleeing the dangerous situation in Kabul—than any other state.
Report: More Than 5,200 Afghan Evacuees To Be Resettled In CaliforniaCalifornia is projected to take more Afghan evacuees than any other — more than 5,200 people, according to State Department data for the Afghan Placement and Assistance program obtained by The Associated Press.
Sgt. Nicole Gee, 12 Other Service Members Killed In Kabul Bombing Awarded Purple HeartsThe 13 troops were killed Aug. 26 as they were helping to screen Afghans and others at the Abbey Gate of the Kabul airport.
Gov. Newsom Seeks $16.7M In Aid For Afghan RefugeesGov. Gavin Newsom and California legislative leaders on Friday requested $16.7 million in state money to help resettle Afghan refugees in the state.
27 San Juan Unified Students Are Still In Afghanistan, District SaysOfficials say there are 27 students from the San Juan Unified School District who are still in Afghanistan after mass evacuation efforts ended.
U.S. Marine From Folsom Tyler Andrews Injured In Suicide Explosion At Kabul AirportA U.S. Marine Corps sergeant from Folsom was injured in the suicide bombing that killed 13 U.S. service members and killed as many as 170 civilians in Kabul, Afghanistan on Thursday.
Sister Of Marine Sgt. Nicole Gee Remembers Her 'Bright Light'Flags at the state capitol at half-staff in honor of the 13 service members killed in the suicide bombing at the Kabul Airport, including a 23-year-old marine Sergeant from Roseville.
Sacramento Native Sgt. Nicole Gee Among 13 Servicemembers Killed In Afghanistan Suicide BombingEleven Marines, one Navy sailor and one Army soldier were among the dead, while 18 other U.S. service members were wounded in Thursday's bombing, which was blamed on Afghanistan's offshoot of the Islamic State group
'Violence Was Going On Everywhere': Chaos Corners Sacramento Family In KabulThe violence surrounding the Kabul airport is now forcing a Sacramento mother to hunker down with her four children as she desperately tries to get home to her husband.
Amid Deadly Terror Attack In Kabul, Sacramento Families Scramble To Bring Relatives To USSacramento business owner Ahmad Samir shared a snapshot of nine family passports. They are all members of his family stuck in Afghanistan, desperate to leave Taliban-controlled Kabul.
Sacramento Mother Pleads For Help From Kabul AirportA Sacramento family, including a mother and her four children, were desperately pleading for help to get out of Afghanistan. They have been stuck in Kabul since the Taliban takeover.