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California man charged with murder in shooting death of librarian - Dayton Daily News

California man charged with murder in shooting death of librarian  Dayton Daily News

A California man accused of fatally shooting a Sacramento librarian was charged with murder Friday,...

Published on 15 December 2018 | 11:11 am


California's new school rating tool is better, but still flawed - Los Angeles Times

California's new school rating tool is better, but still flawed  Los Angeles Times

After years of work and some ludicrous missteps, California's annual report card on schools is finally up and measuring educational performance. It's improved ...

Published on 15 December 2018 | 11:05 am


California Public Utilities Commission says PG&E falsified pipeline safety records - KGO-TV

California Public Utilities Commission says PG&E falsified pipeline safety records  KGO-TV

One of California's largest utility companies is under fire and could face legal action. PG&E is accused of lying for years about safety maintenance on natural gas ...

Published on 15 December 2018 | 7:48 am


California Dem accused of child cruelty says he spanked daughter, cops say injury not on buttocks: report - Fox News

California Dem accused of child cruelty says he spanked daughter, cops say injury not on buttocks: report  Fox News

A California lawmaker arrested earlier this week on suspicion of child cruelty said Thursday that the allegation stemmed from spanking his 7-year-old daughter.

Published on 15 December 2018 | 6:03 am


California AG Prepares For Battle Over ACA After Federal Judge Rules Mandate Unconstitutional - CBS Los Angeles

California AG Prepares For Battle Over ACA After Federal Judge Rules Mandate Unconstitutional  CBS Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — California Attorney General Xavier Becerra is gearing up for a battle over Americans' healthcare coverage after a federal judge in ...

Published on 15 December 2018 | 5:55 am


Pro surfers to test mettle as massive waves aim for California - NBC News

Pro surfers to test mettle as massive waves aim for California  NBC News

Mavericks big wave surf contest likely to be held as huge northwest swell heads for California.

Published on 15 December 2018 | 4:13 am


Federal judge in Texas rules Obamacare unconstitutional; California vows to defend the law on appeal - Los Angeles Times

Federal judge in Texas rules Obamacare unconstitutional; California vows to defend the law on appeal  Los Angeles Times

A federal judge in Texas threw a dagger into the Affordable Care Act on Friday, ruling that the entire healthcare law is unconstitutional because of a recent ...

Published on 15 December 2018 | 3:50 am


They escaped the worst wildfire in California history-- and then moved to Minnesota - KARE11.com

They escaped the worst wildfire in California history-- and then moved to Minnesota  KARE11.com

When Ariel and Eric Janko escaped the Camp fire last month, they made a pact: They would move to Minnesota.

Published on 15 December 2018 | 3:45 am


Make California’s dream a promise - OCRegister

Make California’s dream a promise  OCRegister

California has always evoked dreams of new adventures and opportunities that couldn't be found elsewhere. Those of us who are lucky enough to call it our ...

Published on 15 December 2018 | 2:33 am


California farm, linked to romaine lettuce E. coli recall, now recalling cauliflower - 8News

California farm, linked to romaine lettuce E. coli recall, now recalling cauliflower  8News

After E. coli concerns caused federal agencies to issue a mass recall for all romaine lettuce, the California farm linked to the tainted lettuce is now recalling other ...

Published on 15 December 2018 | 2:21 am


California elections head seeks new DMV leader after error - KCRA Sacramento

California elections head seeks new DMV leader after error  KCRA Sacramento

California's secretary of state is calling for new leadership at the embattled department of motor vehicles after revelations of an error that may have prevented ...

Published on 15 December 2018 | 2:18 am


Let’s watch the Warriors take on the Kings in a Northern California grudge match - Golden State of Mind

Let’s watch the Warriors take on the Kings in a Northern California grudge match  Golden State of Mind

No, these teams aren't rivals. Heck, they aren't even close to anything approaching a rivalry - but there's something to this matchup. For me, it's my coworker.

Published on 15 December 2018 | 2:00 am


California’s New Tax on Texting - The Wall Street Journal

California’s New Tax on Texting  The Wall Street Journal

California brings to mind the Beatles' famous song “Taxman.” The state already has the highest income-tax rate in the country on top of punishing sales and gas ...

Published on 15 December 2018 | 1:55 am


Can California Improve Forest Management And Prevent Wildfires Without Going Broke? - Capital Public Radio News

Can California Improve Forest Management And Prevent Wildfires Without Going Broke?  Capital Public Radio News

Forest thinning projects aren't just done by crews with chain saws. When they're scaled up, machines called masticators and skids sort through trees that were ...

Published on 15 December 2018 | 1:26 am


California's November Election Turnout Was Highest In A Midterm In 36 Years - Capital Public Radio News

California's November Election Turnout Was Highest In A Midterm In 36 Years  Capital Public Radio News

The Secretary of State's office has certified the results of California's November election. The 64.5 percent turnout rate was higher than the last eight different ...

Published on 15 December 2018 | 1:14 am


Man wanted in California arrested at Albuquerque Sunport - KRQE News 13

Man wanted in California arrested at Albuquerque Sunport  KRQE News 13

A California man is sitting in MDC after being arrested at the Sunport.

Published on 15 December 2018 | 12:37 am


Cal Fire Director retiring with a message: California needs to rebuild smarter - KRCRTV.COM

Cal Fire Director retiring with a message: California needs to rebuild smarter  KRCRTV.COM

The state's top firefighter, Cal Fire Director Ken Pimlott, retired Friday and is sharing some words of wisdom for people who want to build or rebuild in California.

Published on 15 December 2018 | 12:00 am


Are sanctuary laws driving down immigration arrests in Northern California? - San Francisco Chronicle

Are sanctuary laws driving down immigration arrests in Northern California?  San Francisco Chronicle

WASHINGTON — Immigration arrests fell in Northern California in the past year even as arrests nationally rose 11 percent, a trend that could be linked to the ...

Published on 14 December 2018 | 11:48 pm


Editorial: California shouldn’t keep DNA from hundreds of thousands of innocent people - San Francisco Chronicle

Editorial: California shouldn’t keep DNA from hundreds of thousands of innocent people  San Francisco Chronicle

California is being sued over its DNA collection practices, and the only thing that's surprising is how long it took. In 2004, state voters passed Proposition 69, ...

Published on 14 December 2018 | 11:28 pm


California Fish and Game bans recreational red abalone fishing until 2021 - KRCRTV.COM

California Fish and Game bans recreational red abalone fishing until 2021  KRCRTV.COM

The California Fish and Game Commission (CFGC) has voted to extend the closure of the recreational red abalone fishing season until April 1, 2021.

Published on 14 December 2018 | 10:20 pm


California chief justice gives up Republican Party label - Star Tribune

California chief justice gives up Republican Party label  Star Tribune

The chief justice of the California Supreme Court said Friday she gave up her Republican Party affiliation over concerns about increasing political polarization ...

Published on 14 December 2018 | 10:16 pm


Burned cat rescued by KATU News team continues to heal at California humane society - KATU

Burned cat rescued by KATU News team continues to heal at California humane society  KATU

CHICO, Calif. – The singed cat rescued by a KATU News team in a neighborhood destroyed by the Camp Fire continues to recover. KATU News reporter Lashay ...

Published on 14 December 2018 | 9:29 pm


California's High Speed Rail Project Will Collapse Within Four Years - Next Big Future

California's High Speed Rail Project Will Collapse Within Four Years  Next Big Future

There is a new report on the cost overruns on the California High-Speed rail project. Those no longer matter. The project will not get any meaningful money to ...

Published on 14 December 2018 | 9:10 pm


Federal court freezes Faraday Future CEO’s ownership stake, California mansions - The Verge

Federal court freezes Faraday Future CEO’s ownership stake, California mansions  The Verge

A federal US District judge in California has temporarily frozen Faraday Future CEO Jia Yueting's ownership stake in the company, and put a protective order on ...

Published on 14 December 2018 | 7:35 pm


California election resolved with Dungeons & Dragons dice - Polygon

California election resolved with Dungeons & Dragons dice  Polygon

In California, two candidates for an irrigation district's board of commissioners ended up tied in November's election and had to make a saving throw last week.

Published on 14 December 2018 | 7:22 pm


One Day, One Place: Ventura, California - San Francisco Chronicle

One Day, One Place: Ventura, California  San Francisco Chronicle

For more stories like this, check out The Chronicle's weekly Travel newsletter! Sign up here. Framed on one side by mountains and on the other by the Channel ...

Published on 14 December 2018 | 7:16 pm


Peoria Heights lofts, hotel and arts center planned by returning California businessman - Peoria Journal Star

Peoria Heights lofts, hotel and arts center planned by returning California businessman  Peoria Journal Star

PEORIA HEIGHTS — A California-based businessman is returning to his roots with an imaginative, ambitious proposal that would remake the village of Peoria ...

Published on 14 December 2018 | 6:57 pm


A few reasons California companies are making an exit for Texas - Dallas Business Journal

A few reasons California companies are making an exit for Texas  Dallas Business Journal

A national site selector is urging California companies to head to Texas. Here are a few of the reasons why.

Published on 14 December 2018 | 6:46 pm


California guitar makers are going green - San Francisco Chronicle

California guitar makers are going green  San Francisco Chronicle

For more stories like this, check out The Chronicle's weekly Travel newsletter! Sign up here. The first thing that greets me as I walk into Santa Cruz Guitar Co. is a ...

Published on 14 December 2018 | 6:36 pm


Live Nation to Exclusively Book Observatory Venues in Southern California - Billboard

Live Nation to Exclusively Book Observatory Venues in Southern California  Billboard

Live Nation has announced that it will exclusively book the Observatory clubs in Santa Ana and San Diego, Calif.

Published on 14 December 2018 | 6:13 pm


California Firm Announces New Comp - Above the Law

California Firm Announces New Comp  Above the Law

We get so wrapped up in the Am Law 50 market we sometimes forget that attorneys are living rich, full careers at regional firms — firms like Allen Matkins out in ...

Published on 14 December 2018 | 5:18 pm


California city councilwoman asks God to 'bless' QAnon conspiracy theory group - Fox News

California city councilwoman asks God to 'bless' QAnon conspiracy theory group  Fox News

In her farewell address, an outgoing councilwoman in Southern California asked for God's blessing on her city, country -- and for good measure, online ...

Published on 14 December 2018 | 4:52 pm


California just made a change to its voting process that could have a seismic impact on the 2020 presidential race - Business Insider

California just made a change to its voting process that could have a seismic impact on the 2020 presidential race  Business Insider

California could push candidates to address the issues that concern Californians such as environmental protection, climate change, and immigration.

Published on 14 December 2018 | 3:19 pm


Are Apple’s Moves a Threat to Silicon Valley? - The New York Times

Are Apple’s Moves a Threat to Silicon Valley?  The New York Times

Friday: What plans for new Apple offices say about industry in California, Paradise High School seniors ponder their futures, and reclaiming fruitcake.

Published on 14 December 2018 | 2:04 pm


California Needs a Housing Revolution - Bloomberg

California Needs a Housing Revolution  Bloomberg

Living space is scarce, rents sky-high, and homelessness pervasive in the Golden State. It doesn't have to stay that way.

Published on 14 December 2018 | 1:30 pm


Jerry Brown Leaves California With $100B Train Debt, As Texas Pursues Its Own Rail Boondoggle - Forbes

Jerry Brown Leaves California With $100B Train Debt, As Texas Pursues Its Own Rail Boondoggle  Forbes

California Governor-elect Gavin Newsom will have to figure out what to do with the Jerry Brown's high-speed rail project, which is now projected to cost $100 ...

Published on 14 December 2018 | 1:07 pm


California could have seismic impact on 2020 Democratic presidential race - Reuters

California could have seismic impact on 2020 Democratic presidential race  Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - California is determined to force 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls to make some hard choices.

Published on 14 December 2018 | 11:09 am


California's proposed text messaging tax: 5 things to know - KCRA Sacramento

California's proposed text messaging tax: 5 things to know  KCRA Sacramento

California regulators are considering a plan to charge a fee for text messaging on mobile phones to help support programs that make phone services more ...

Published on 14 December 2018 | 4:08 am


California’s Chief Firefighter Looks Back on 30 Years of Infernos - The New York Times

California’s Chief Firefighter Looks Back on 30 Years of Infernos  The New York Times

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — Ken Pimlott, the chief of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, picked up his first fire hose at the age of 17 when ...

Published on 13 December 2018 | 10:58 pm


Off-Schedule and Over-Budget, California’s Bullet Train Is Hurtling Towards Disaster - New York Magazine

Off-Schedule and Over-Budget, California’s Bullet Train Is Hurtling Towards Disaster  New York Magazine

Ten years after California voters authorized a high-speed rail system linking San Francisco and Los Angeles, the project is chronically off-schedule and ...

Published on 13 December 2018 | 10:49 pm


California Democratic lawmaker arrested on suspicion of child cruelty: report - Fox News

California Democratic lawmaker arrested on suspicion of child cruelty: report  Fox News

Democratic California state lawmaker Joaquin Arambula was arrested Monday on suspicion of misdemeanor child cruelty, Fresno police Chief Jerry Dyer said.

Published on 13 December 2018 | 9:55 pm


Romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak traced to California farm - NBCNews.com

Romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak traced to California farm  NBCNews.com

The CDC and FDA have traced an outbreak of E. coli infections linked to romaine lettuce to a California farm but say other outlets may also be involved.

Published on 13 December 2018 | 9:37 pm


Judge William Newsom, father of California Gov.-elect Gavin Newsom, dies - San Francisco Chronicle

Judge William Newsom, father of California Gov.-elect Gavin Newsom, dies  San Francisco Chronicle

Retired Appeals Court Judge William Newsom, a relic of San Francisco's Catholic-school old guard and the father of Gov.-elect Gavin Newsom, died ...

Published on 13 December 2018 | 9:13 pm


Bomb threats being investigated across Northern California - KCRA Sacramento

Bomb threats being investigated across Northern California  KCRA Sacramento

Law enforcement agencies across Northern California are investigating bomb threats Thursday that are also happening across the country.

Published on 13 December 2018 | 8:27 pm


WOW Air may drop all California flights - SF Gate

WOW Air may drop all California flights  SF Gate

As Iceland's low-cost WOW Air continues negotiations with new investors for a capital infusion, it is reportedly moving ahead with a plan to cut costs by getting rid ...

Published on 13 December 2018 | 7:39 pm


1,800 companies left California in a year — with most bound for Texas - Dallas Business Journal

1,800 companies left California in a year — with most bound for Texas  Dallas Business Journal

A record number of companies are leaving California for states with a better business climate, and a new report shows that Texas remains their No. 1 destination ...

Published on 13 December 2018 | 7:01 pm


California abalone season sunk until 2021 to give stressed population time to rebuild - San Francisco Chronicle

California abalone season sunk until 2021 to give stressed population time to rebuild  San Francisco Chronicle

Already having missed a whole season in 2018, abalone divers won't be able to resume their sport for at least two more years. On Wednesday, the California ...

Published on 13 December 2018 | 5:27 pm


Scientists think this exotic fish hitchhiked from Japan to California in tsunami debris - CNN

Scientists think this exotic fish hitchhiked from Japan to California in tsunami debris  CNN

Divers swimming in the cold, murky waters of Monterey Bay, California, say they've spotted a mysterious fish that's a long way from home. It's called a barred ...

Published on 13 December 2018 | 2:30 pm


Oil-slicked man stuck in California grease duct rescued - NBC News

Oil-slicked man stuck in California grease duct rescued  NBC News

Firefighters rescued a man who had gotten stuck in a grease duct of a California restaurant Wednesday. The 29-year-old man likely would "not have survived ...

Published on 13 December 2018 | 1:27 pm


Experts Aren't Taking a Shine to California's Rooftop Solar Rule - Scientific American

Experts Aren't Taking a Shine to California's Rooftop Solar Rule  Scientific American

California has officially become the first U.S. state to require new homes to have rooftop solar panels, a major milestone in the Golden State's hugely ambitious ...

Published on 13 December 2018 | 11:45 am


University of California challenges Elsevier over access to scholarly research - Inside Higher Ed

University of California challenges Elsevier over access to scholarly research  Inside Higher Ed

University of California System is playing hardball with Elsevier in negotiations that could transform the way it pays to read and publish research. But does the ...

Published on 13 December 2018 | 8:02 am


Proposed California texting tax would benefit low-income residents - KSBY San Luis Obispo News

Proposed California texting tax would benefit low-income residents  KSBY San Luis Obispo News

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Published on 13 December 2018 | 2:09 am


California wants to tax your text messages - KGO-TV

California wants to tax your text messages  KGO-TV

The California Public Utilities Commission is set to vote next month on a proposal to tax text messages.

Published on 12 December 2018 | 11:30 pm


'Rethinking The Past' In The Aftermath Of California's Deadly Wildfires - NPR

'Rethinking The Past' In The Aftermath Of California's Deadly Wildfires  NPR

Last month's deadly Camp Fire has become a turning point in the debate over how western forests should be managed.

Published on 12 December 2018 | 10:29 pm


Volvo Trucks is bringing its all-electric semi truck to California in 2019 - CNET

Volvo Trucks is bringing its all-electric semi truck to California in 2019  CNET

The Volvo electric VNR pairs Volvo's advanced VNR truck platform with its proven FE Electric drivetrain to create a veritable Voltron of efficient, green regional ...

Published on 12 December 2018 | 8:44 pm


California commission, USADA butt heads on jurisdiction, Jon Jones case - MMA Fighting

California commission, USADA butt heads on jurisdiction, Jon Jones case  MMA Fighting

California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) executive officer Andy Foster no longer wants USADA, the UFC's anti-doping partner, to adjudicate cases that ...

Published on 12 December 2018 | 4:00 pm


California’s central climate policy may be too weak to do its job - Vox.com

California’s central climate policy may be too weak to do its job  Vox.com

Cap-and-trade was designed to please Big Oil. That may be all it does.

Published on 12 December 2018 | 3:00 pm


California Dominates Among House Democrats. What Does That Mean For The Next Congress? - FiveThirtyEight

California Dominates Among House Democrats. What Does That Mean For The Next Congress?  FiveThirtyEight

California is huge — it has 39.5 million residents, making it the largest state in the U.S. by population. As a result, it has by far the most House members –…

Published on 12 December 2018 | 2:59 pm


'Living under a time bomb': California communities scramble to avoid becoming the next wildfire tragedy - Washington Post

'Living under a time bomb': California communities scramble to avoid becoming the next wildfire tragedy  Washington Post

Many residents move to northern California for the trees. But as wildfires become deadlier, many are facing a choice: cut the trees or move out.

Published on 12 December 2018 | 2:16 pm


California Today: ‘Why Is California Not Polarized?’ Ask the State’s Chief Justice - The New York Times

California Today: ‘Why Is California Not Polarized?’ Ask the State’s Chief Justice  The New York Times

Wednesday: A conversation with Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye, an Oval Office fight and Oscars host fantasy picks.

Published on 12 December 2018 | 2:13 pm


Police investigating bomb threat against Facebook office in California | TheHill - The Hill

Police investigating bomb threat against Facebook office in California | TheHill  The Hill

Police in Menlo Park, Calif., are investigating a bomb threat against the city's Facebook office, according to multiple reports.

Published on 12 December 2018 | 2:40 am


California’s water needs: A balancing act sought by Feinstein, Brown - San Francisco Chronicle

California’s water needs: A balancing act sought by Feinstein, Brown  San Francisco Chronicle

Sen. Dianne Feinstein is joining forces with House Republicans to try to extend a controversial law that provides more water for Central Valley farms, but with a ...

Published on 12 December 2018 | 12:19 am


California’s top judge: Trump’s attacks on judiciary damage ‘rule of law’ - San Francisco Chronicle

California’s top judge: Trump’s attacks on judiciary damage ‘rule of law’  San Francisco Chronicle

President Trump's attacks on federal judges who rule against him are damaging the rule of law, California's chief justice said Tuesday. In her annual meeting ...

Published on 11 December 2018 | 10:54 pm


Transcript - NPR

Transcript  NPR

In an interview with All Things Considered's Ari Shapiro, California Gov. Jerry Brown reflects on his nearly 50-year political career as he prepares to step down in ...

Published on 11 December 2018 | 9:55 pm


PolitiFact California's Most Popular Fact Checks of 2018 - PolitiFact

PolitiFact California's Most Popular Fact Checks of 2018  PolitiFact

Claims on highly-charged topics from immigration to mass shootings to California's stark divide between the rich and the poor all made PolitiFact California's Top ...

Published on 11 December 2018 | 3:41 pm


California Family Finds Cat Timber Alive a Month After Deadly Wildfire - TIME

California Family Finds Cat Timber Alive a Month After Deadly Wildfire  TIME

A family has been reunited with their cat after a deadly wildfire last month leveled their home in Paradise, California.

Published on 10 December 2018 | 10:47 pm


California teacher faces charges after forcibly cutting a student's hair while singing anthem - CNN

California teacher faces charges after forcibly cutting a student's hair while singing anthem  CNN

A California high school teacher has lost her job and is facing multiple charges after cellphone video emerged showing her forcibly cutting a student's hair in her ...

Published on 10 December 2018 | 9:23 pm


California's battle against climate change is going up in smoke - Grist

California's battle against climate change is going up in smoke  Grist

The state's 2018 wildfire season released emissions equal to a year of power use.

Published on 10 December 2018 | 9:19 pm


California Today: A Second Run at a Controversial Housing Fix - The New York Times

California Today: A Second Run at a Controversial Housing Fix  The New York Times

Monday: A bill that died last year is back with changes, navigating burn recovery and a promising snowpack.

Published on 10 December 2018 | 2:05 pm


California's wildfire response should include small-scale solar power - The Sacramento Bee

California's wildfire response should include small-scale solar power  The Sacramento Bee

Microgrid systems should be considered as part of California's response to wildfires such as the Camp Fire. The solar systems would reduce impacts of outages ...

Published on 10 December 2018 | 11:00 am


California bill proposes offering two years of community college free - The Santa Rosa Press Democrat

California bill proposes offering two years of community college free  The Santa Rosa Press Democrat

California could offer free community college to first-time students, regardless of income. An assembly bill co-sponsored by three Bay Area Democrats and one ...

Published on 10 December 2018 | 4:57 am


2020 Democratic primary: California and Texas look to become the new Iowa and New Hampshire - NBC News

2020 Democratic primary: California and Texas look to become the new Iowa and New Hampshire  NBC News

WASHINGTON — A little over a year from now, millions of Californians will be mailed their ballots on the same day that Iowans head to their famous ...

Published on 9 December 2018 | 12:59 pm


Needed: Someone brave enough to stop California's crazy train - Washington Examiner

Needed: Someone brave enough to stop California's crazy train  Washington Examiner

In 2008, California voters took a fateful vote to borrow money and build a $40 billion high-speed rail system that was supposed to connect San Francisco to San ...

Published on 9 December 2018 | 5:00 am


Couple Returns to Home Lost in California's Camp Fire to Find Their Dog Waiting for Them - TIME

Couple Returns to Home Lost in California's Camp Fire to Find Their Dog Waiting for Them  TIME

After losing their home to California's deadliest wildfire, one family got an unexpected reunion with their loyal pet.

Published on 8 December 2018 | 7:34 pm


Scott Wiener’s SB-50 could fix California’s housing crisis - Vox.com

Scott Wiener’s SB-50 could fix California’s housing crisis  Vox.com

California's newly elected governor Gavin Newsom kicked off his campaign in 2017 with a bold promise to tackle the state's housing supply crisis by creating 3.5 ...

Published on 7 December 2018 | 9:00 pm


California Today: Diagnosing California’s G.O.P. - The New York Times

California Today: Diagnosing California’s G.O.P.  The New York Times

Friday: California Republicans face mounting woes, a winter storm pummels Southern California, and your guide to a green Christmas tree (or cactus).

Published on 7 December 2018 | 2:12 pm


State GOP chairman warns California is 'canary in the coal mine' for national party - POLITICO

State GOP chairman warns California is 'canary in the coal mine' for national party  POLITICO

SAN FRANCISCO — The outgoing chair of the California GOP — the nation's largest state Republican Party — has issued a dire warning that his state ...

Published on 7 December 2018 | 10:12 am


Floods and Mudslides Wallop Southern California - TIME

Floods and Mudslides Wallop Southern California  TIME

The second storm in a week brought record-breaking rainfall to Los Angeles, jamming traffic on highways and prompting evacuations.

Published on 7 December 2018 | 6:39 am


California's deadliest wildfire is blamed in lawsuit on faulty utility transmission tower - NBC News

California's deadliest wildfire is blamed in lawsuit on faulty utility transmission tower  NBC News

The Camp Fire, which killed at least 88 people in Northern California, was started by faulty steel rings high atop an electric company's transmission tower which ...

Published on 6 December 2018 | 10:49 pm


California Gives Final OK To Require Solar Panels On New Houses - NPR

California Gives Final OK To Require Solar Panels On New Houses  NPR

Solar panels will be a required feature on new houses in California, after the state's Building Standards Commission gave final approval to a housing rule that's ...

Published on 6 December 2018 | 8:00 am


California's record wildfire season is set to deliver a new, devastating disaster - CNN

California's record wildfire season is set to deliver a new, devastating disaster  CNN

After two years of colossal wildfires, California is now a checkboard of dangerous burn zones threatening to turn into new mudflow disasters.

Published on 6 December 2018 | 8:00 am


A New Study Explains What Caused the California 'Firenado' - TIME

A New Study Explains What Caused the California 'Firenado'  TIME

A new study says a Northern California fire tornado was created by a combination of scorching weather, erratic winds and an ice-topped cloud.

Published on 6 December 2018 | 5:48 am


California Democrats ready new assault on Donald Trump - POLITICO

California Democrats ready new assault on Donald Trump  POLITICO

Legislature aims to rebuff the White House on immigration, health care, the environment and even the president's tax returns.

Published on 5 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Tech wreck, worker shortage could slow California economy, report says - San Francisco Chronicle

Tech wreck, worker shortage could slow California economy, report says  San Francisco Chronicle

California's economy is likely to slow next year, along with the rest of the nation's, in part because it's running out of workers, economists at UCLA said in their ...

Published on 5 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Rain to renew mudslide concerns in burn scar areas of California this week - AccuWeather.com

Rain to renew mudslide concerns in burn scar areas of California this week  AccuWeather.com

The latest winter storm will sweep from west to east across the southern United States through this weekend with its first stop over California into Thursday.

Published on 4 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Insurance company goes under after California's most destructive wildfire - CNN

Insurance company goes under after California's most destructive wildfire  CNN

California's most destructive wildfire has left an insurance company in shambles, unable to pay millions of dollars to policyholders.

Published on 4 December 2018 | 8:00 am


‘We are Trump’s worst nightmare:’ Two sisters at California’s Capitol - The Sacramento Bee

‘We are Trump’s worst nightmare:’ Two sisters at California’s Capitol  The Sacramento Bee

Sen. Susan Rubio, D-Baldwin Park, joined her sister, Assemblywoman Blanca Rubio, in the Capitol on Monday — the first sisters in California history to serve in ...

Published on 3 December 2018 | 8:00 am


California’s best 4 spots for stargazing - San Francisco Chronicle

California’s best 4 spots for stargazing  San Francisco Chronicle

For more stories like this, check out The Chronicle's weekly Travel newsletter! Sign up here. “Twinkle, twinkle little star ... ” From childhood, we humans are ...

Published on 30 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Could this obscure California agency derail Jerry Brown’s Delta tunnels? - The Sacramento Bee

Could this obscure California agency derail Jerry Brown’s Delta tunnels?  The Sacramento Bee

As Gov. Jerry Brown leaves office, his controversial Delta tunnels plan is on the ropes. Most farmers who would get water from the tunnels still haven't agreed to ...

Published on 30 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Camp Fire’s climate toll: Greenhouse gases equal about a week of California auto emissions - San Francisco Chronicle

Camp Fire’s climate toll: Greenhouse gases equal about a week of California auto emissions  San Francisco Chronicle

Butte County's Camp Fire not only claimed a staggering amount of lives and property, it spewed out a whole lot of greenhouse gases - about as much as all of ...

Published on 30 November 2018 | 8:00 am


GOP cries foul after California thumping - POLITICO

GOP cries foul after California thumping  POLITICO

SAN FRANCISCO — A growing chorus of Republicans are casting doubts about the integrity of the voting system in California, where the party lost at least six ...

Published on 29 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Trump's Right About California's Fires: It Wasn't Climate Change; Two New California Laws Prove It - Forbes

Trump's Right About California's Fires: It Wasn't Climate Change; Two New California Laws Prove It  Forbes

Yet in spite of blaming climate change and attacking President Trump for suggesting bad environmental policies made California's fires worse, California's ...

Published on 27 November 2018 | 8:00 am


The deadliest, most destructive wildfire in California’s history has finally been contained - Washington Post

The deadliest, most destructive wildfire in California’s history has finally been contained  Washington Post

The horrific Camp Fire — which killed at least 85 people, destroyed 14,000 residences and charred an area the size of Chicago as it raged across Northern ...

Published on 26 November 2018 | 8:00 am


With 1 California Fire Contained, Survivors Find Rays Of Hope Amid The Horror - NPR

With 1 California Fire Contained, Survivors Find Rays Of Hope Amid The Horror  NPR

Updated at 2:30 a.m. ET on Friday. On the evening before Thanksgiving, some Southern California residents got something they haven't had for awhile: a little ...

Published on 22 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Paradise, California, wildfire: why the fire threat to California is only growing - Vox.com

Paradise, California, wildfire: why the fire threat to California is only growing  Vox.com

PARADISE, CALIFORNIA — Brook Jenkins moved to the town of Paradise to escape a rough neighborhood in nearby Chico and raise her three children in an ...

Published on 19 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Trump, Touring Fire Ruins in California, Repeats Disputed Claim on Forest Management - The New York Times

Trump, Touring Fire Ruins in California, Repeats Disputed Claim on Forest Management  The New York Times

PARADISE, Calif. — President Trump walked through the ashes of the Northern California town of Paradise on Saturday, promising to help the state recover but ...

Published on 17 November 2018 | 8:00 am


RIP, California GOP: Republicans lash out after midterm election debacle - POLITICO

RIP, California GOP: Republicans lash out after midterm election debacle  POLITICO

LOS ANGELES — In the wake of a near-political annihilation in California that has left even longtime conservative stronghold Orange County bereft of a single ...

Published on 17 November 2018 | 8:00 am


California's Deadliest Fires Could Have Been Mitigated By Prevention - Forbes

California's Deadliest Fires Could Have Been Mitigated By Prevention  Forbes

At least 63 people have been killed with 631 reported missing in the California fires as thousands of firefighters, including 200 sent from Texas as well as other ...

Published on 16 November 2018 | 8:00 am


President Trump to Visit California in Wake of Fires - The New York Times

President Trump to Visit California in Wake of Fires  The New York Times

LOS ANGELES — President Trump plans to travel to California on Saturday to tour the damage and meet with those affected by the wildfires that have ravaged ...

Published on 15 November 2018 | 8:00 am








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