Travel 2022-08-25T15:51:08Z

My sister and I squeezed into Amtrak's $600 roomette for 35 hours. Look inside our 23-square-foot space with a closet, beds, and no bathroom.

We split the cost of a private Superliner room on the Coast Starlight train. It was small and all of our meals were included in the ticket price.
News 2022-08-24T02:06:58Z

A driver was asleep in an armored truck when burglars stole 22 bags of jewelry and other items worth millions of dollars from the vehicle, according to lawsuit

Brink's said authorities accounted for 51 of the 73 bags logged for the shipment, estimating the value of the 22 missing bags at $8.7 million.
Sports 2022-08-23T19:19:47Z

Dwyane Wade's Los Angeles County home reportedly went over its water budget by 489,000 gallons in May

Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union reportedly went over their water budget by 90,000 gallons in June as California deals with a severe dought.
Travel 2022-08-23T15:47:26Z

I made so many mistakes on my first long-distance train ride that I flew back home. Here are 12 things I wish I'd known before I left.

I made rookie mistakes on Amtrak's Coast Starlight train, like wearing uncomfortable clothes and trying to eat in the dining car as a coach passenger.
News 2022-08-23T01:58:56Z

Kim and Kourtney Kardashian are among celebrities accused of going over their monthly water budget as California weathers 3rd year of drought

Kim and Kourtney Kardashian and Dwayne Wade are among the biggest water users in this southern California region, according to The Los Angeles Times.
News 2022-08-22T18:50:24Z

Body found in car submerged in California reservoir is likely missing teen Kiely Rodni, police say

A private dive team located a body in an overturned vehicle submerged in Prosser Lake in California on Sunday.
News 2022-08-20T20:02:14Z

California authorities said an 'inquisitive' monkey from a local zoo picked up a cellphone and dialed 911, prompting a brief investigation

The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office said the monkey, named "Route," got access to the phone and coincidentally called 911.
Lifestyle 2022-08-14T13:04:00Z

I spent a day at Universal and Disneyland and found the latter isn't great for a short trip

I've been visiting theme parks my whole life, so I compared the popular California ones based on things like dining, entertainment, and attractions
Home 2022-08-11T19:30:02Z

A TikToker who has been living in her car for over 2 years says it hasn't been easy — but it's made her happier than renting

Nikita Crump told Insider moving into her Honda Civic has helped her save enough money to buy a van that she's converting into her next home.
News 2022-08-10T19:17:22Z

Police release last known image of California teen Kiely Rodni, who has been missing since August 6

Kiely Rodni's disappearance is being treated as a possible abduction, the Placer County Sheriff's Office said.
News 2022-08-08T17:38:36Z

Police believe a 16-year-old girl in Northern California who went missing at a party may have been abducted

Kiely Rodni, 16, was last seen at a party near a campground in Truckee, California, early Saturday morning.
Crime 2022-08-07T15:44:34Z

An 80-year-old liquor store owner shot a suspected robber armed with an AR-15 rifle then suffered a heart attack

Craig Cope, 80, fired a shotgun at a heavily-armed intruder who tried to rob his liquor store in Norco, California, surveillance footage shows.
Lifestyle 2022-08-07T13:04:00Z

I worked at Disneyland and now I live 6 minutes away. Here are 11 things I always do in the parks.

I've always loved Disney, and after working on Main Street, I moved right by the California parks. Here are all the best things to do, see, and eat.
Travel 2022-08-06T12:07:00Z

I spent the weekend in this LGBTQ-celebratory town just north of San Francisco, and it felt like a queer spin on small-town America

The town of Guerneville, California, is filled with queer-owned business and has all you'll need for a relaxing weekend getaway, including a river.
Lifestyle 2022-08-06T09:02:00Z

A married couple spent 8 months living separately to save the relationship — then moved back in together

Sana and Adnan Akhand spent eight months living separately in New York City, which Sana told Insider did wonders for their marriage.
News 2022-08-03T16:00:26Z

A California 'Detective of the Year' has been accused of sending 'graphic' messages to a decoy pretending to be a 14-year-old girl: DA

Gregory Beaumarchais, a police officer in Santa Ana, California, was named detective of the year in 2019.
News 2022-07-31T16:34:07Z

A man burglarizing the office of a California doughnut shop returned to the scene of the crime because forgot his keys, police say

San Rafael Police asked the community for assistance in locating the suspect who stole multiple sites from Johnny Doughnuts last weekend
News 2022-07-25T21:54:40Z

California prison guard, who boasted in text messages of abusing inmates, pleads guilty to unprovoked assault of an inmate who died 2 days later

Arturo Pacheco faces up to 60 years in prison after pleading guilty to assaulting inmates and filing false reports to cover up the abuse.
News 2022-07-25T17:20:16Z

The Oak Fire is raging near Yosemite National Park. Here’s what you should know.

Thousands of people were evacuated near Yosemite National Park as the Oak Fire raged across 14,000 acres of land in Mariposa County, California.
Travel 2022-07-25T15:36:46Z

I'm a city girl who stayed in a camper van for the first time, and it was surprisingly better than a luxury hotel

Insider's reporter stayed in a luxury camper van and gained a whole new perspective on road trips, van life, and her home state of California.
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