Pedestrians view trees blown over during a Santa Ana wind storm on Dec. 1 in Pasadena, Calif. High winds flipped over trees and trucks and knocked out power to more than 300,000 California customers. John Antczak/AP
A van parked in the Highland Park section of Los Angeles and another car are shown damaged by trees early Dec. 1 as high Santa Ana winds tore through the southland. Mike Meadows/AP
Keith Curo, of Pasadena, stops to look over the damage caused by a fallen tree at a Shell gas station on the corner of North San Gabriel Avenue and East Colorado Boulevard, Dec. 1, in Pasadena, Calif. Bret Hartman/AP
A downed traffic signal rests on the ground at the corner of Orange Grove Blvd and Allen Avenue after high winds ripped through the area on Dec. 1, in Pasadena, Calif. Mark Boster/Los Angeles Times/AP
Workers cut apart a tree that damaged a gasoline station during a high wind storm in Pasadena, Calif. on Dec 1. Gene Blevins/Reuters
A portion of a broken tree is pictured following a wind storm in Pasadena, Calif., Dec. 1. Mario Anzuoni/Reuters
Los Angeles City firefighters look over a eucalyptus tree that fell on a house and knocked down power lines, Nov. 30, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Mark J. Terrill/AP
A residential mailbox stands in front of the remains of a home remodeling project in Vacaville, Calif., Dec. 1. The framework and roof being supported by screw jacks to remove the foundation toppled into the side of a hair salon as high winds swept through the region. Rick Roach/The Vacaville Reporter/AP
Boko Haram, the Nigerian Islamist militant group, stormed the home of Carmeroon's vice prime minister, killed three and kidnapped two people. The group has stepped up cross-border attacks into Cameroon in recent weeks.
ByTansa Musa, Reuters
The wife of Cameroon's vice prime minister was kidnapped and at least three people were killed in an attack by Boko Haram militants in the northern town of Kolofata on Sunday, Cameroon officials said.