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Law Professor On California's New Police Use-Of-Force Law - NPR

Law Professor On California's New Police Use-Of-Force Law  NPR

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with law professor Seth Stoughton about California's new law restricting law enforcement's use of deadly force.

Published on 24 August 2019 | 9:13 pm


Woman accused of trying to throw teen off California bridge - Fresno Bee

Woman accused of trying to throw teen off California bridge  Fresno Bee

Authorities say a 23-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder for allegedly trying to push a high school cross-country runner off a ...

Published on 24 August 2019 | 8:32 pm


Men in California oversaw a romance scam that targeted women worldwide, feds say - WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

Men in California oversaw a romance scam that targeted women worldwide, feds say  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

CALIFORNIA -- In March 2016, a man claiming to be a US Army captain stationed in Syria reached out to a Japanese woman on an international site for digital ...

Published on 24 August 2019 | 8:25 pm


A tourist infected with measles visited Disneyland and other Southern California hot spots in mid-August - The Washington Post

A tourist infected with measles visited Disneyland and other Southern California hot spots in mid-August  The Washington Post

A teenager with measles was infectious when she visited Disneyland, Universal Studios and other heavily visited sites in Southern California earlier this month, ...

Published on 24 August 2019 | 8:15 pm


10 arrested after California family tied up, beaten in home invasion robbery - PIX11 New York

10 arrested after California family tied up, beaten in home invasion robbery  PIX11 New York

MORENO VALLEY, Calif. – Eight men and two women accused of conspiring to tie up and beat a Southern California family during an armed home-invasion ...

Published on 24 August 2019 | 8:07 pm


US seizes 52,000 gun parts illegally imported from China to California - CNN

US seizes 52,000 gun parts illegally imported from China to California  CNN

Federal officials in Southern California say they've seized more than $378000 worth of firearms parts that arrived illegally from China.

Published on 24 August 2019 | 6:39 pm


California Employers, Are You Ready To Be "Schooled"? - JD Supra

California Employers, Are You Ready To Be "Schooled"?  JD Supra

As Labor Day and "back to school" beckon, what new laws and trends are we seeing in California? Here are my picks: NATURAL HAIR MUST BE ALLOWED.

Published on 24 August 2019 | 6:37 pm


New Zealand teen may have spread measles at Disneyland - UPI News

New Zealand teen may have spread measles at Disneyland  UPI News

Aug. 24 (UPI) -- A New Zealand teenager may have exposed people in Southern California to the measles virus earlier this month at popular tourist attractions ...

Published on 24 August 2019 | 5:47 pm


California to add invasive rodent to list of prohibited pets - Sacramento Bee

California to add invasive rodent to list of prohibited pets  Sacramento Bee

California wildlife officials don't want residents keeping nutria _ invasive, semi-aquatic rodents _ as pets.

Published on 24 August 2019 | 5:46 pm


A man was training to get a gun permit. The instructor accidentally shot him, police say - USA TODAY

A man was training to get a gun permit. The instructor accidentally shot him, police say  USA TODAY

A Riverside, California man attending a firearms training class to get his concealed weapons permit was accidentally shot by a Riverside County Sheriff's ...

Published on 24 August 2019 | 5:44 pm


Football: Don Bosco romps in last tangle before season opener in California - NorthJersey.com

Football: Don Bosco romps in last tangle before season opener in California  NorthJersey.com

RAMSEY – While some players were away taking the SAT, Don Bosco Prep was passing its last football test before the regular season with high marks.

Published on 24 August 2019 | 5:40 pm


Southern California seeing increasing unhealthy levels of smog - KABC-TV

Southern California seeing increasing unhealthy levels of smog  KABC-TV

Air quality experts say Southern California's summer months have been filled with increasing unhealthy levels of smog.

Published on 24 August 2019 | 5:38 pm


World's Largest Wildlife Crossing is Coming to California - InsideHook

World's Largest Wildlife Crossing is Coming to California  InsideHook

As a rule, wild animals and highways do not mix. That's why California is planning a new structure near Los Angeles, the Liberty Canyon Wildlife Crossing, ...

Published on 24 August 2019 | 4:29 pm


Asleep at the wheel: Tesla driver naps while driving in Southern California - KWTX

Asleep at the wheel: Tesla driver naps while driving in Southern California  KWTX

A California couple was driving when they noticed a guy in a Tesla one lane over, who was sleeping while driving.

Published on 24 August 2019 | 4:22 pm


California Teen Sues Police Department After Being Beaten At Family Birthday Party - Essence

California Teen Sues Police Department After Being Beaten At Family Birthday Party  Essence

Body cam footage showed one of the officers punching the unarmed teen multiple times.

Published on 24 August 2019 | 3:17 pm


Northern California man missing after hitting snag while floating in Sacramento River - The Mercury News

Northern California man missing after hitting snag while floating in Sacramento River  The Mercury News

CHICO — A man was declared missing Friday by the Butte County Sheriff's Office after allegedly falling in the Sacramento River. According to a press release ...

Published on 24 August 2019 | 2:13 pm


Thousands turn out for high school football team's first game since California fire | TheHill - The Hill

Thousands turn out for high school football team's first game since California fire | TheHill  The Hill

Thousands of residents in Paradise, Calif., turned out Friday night to attend the local high school's first home football game since a destructive wildfire last year.

Published on 24 August 2019 | 2:04 pm


Parts of California are too wildfire-prone to insure - AlterNet

Parts of California are too wildfire-prone to insure  AlterNet

California is facing yet another real estate-related crisis, but we're not talking about its sky-high home prices. According to newly released data, it's simply ...

Published on 24 August 2019 | 1:17 pm


Successful California girls youth coach Long named Minnesota State women's director of hockey operations | College Hockey - USCHO

Successful California girls youth coach Long named Minnesota State women's director of hockey operations | College Hockey  USCHO

Minnesota State has announced that Amanda Long has been named women's hockey director of operations (photo: Hockey Weekly Action Photos).

Published on 24 August 2019 | 1:04 pm


The state of California regrets to inform you that you can’t keep beagle-sized rodents as pets - Sacramento Bee

The state of California regrets to inform you that you can’t keep beagle-sized rodents as pets  Sacramento Bee

Nutria, large, invasive South American rodents, might be cute, but California really doesn't want you keeping them as a pet. The Fish and Game Commission is ...

Published on 24 August 2019 | 12:30 pm


Automakers side with California over Trump on stricter fuel economy rules - Grist

Automakers side with California over Trump on stricter fuel economy rules  Grist

Companies are considering years of regulatory uncertainty when aligning with California's mileage standards deal.

Published on 24 August 2019 | 12:02 pm


California rare earths miner races to refine amid U.S.-China trade row - Yahoo Finance

California rare earths miner races to refine amid U.S.-China trade row  Yahoo Finance

By next year, MP Materials aims to be the first U.S. company to refine rare earths since 2015 when Molycorp Inc, the former owner of California's Mountain Pass ...

Published on 24 August 2019 | 8:00 am


4 inmates hospitalized after riot at Southern California prison - NBC News

4 inmates hospitalized after riot at Southern California prison  NBC News

Four inmates were hospitalized after what was described as a brief riot broke out at a San Diego-area prison, officials said. No staff were hurt.

Published on 24 August 2019 | 7:02 am


Kern quickly rises to become California's top hemp-producing county - The Bakersfield Californian

Kern quickly rises to become California's top hemp-producing county  The Bakersfield Californian

Minimal restrictions, ample land and a strong farming tradition have made Kern the state's No. 1 hemp-growing county in the four months since California began ...

Published on 24 August 2019 | 5:45 am


St. Thomas begins season with nationally televised win over California’s De La Salle - Sun Sentinel

St. Thomas begins season with nationally televised win over California’s De La Salle  Sun Sentinel

St. Thomas Aquinas beat De La Salle in a game televised nationally on ESPNU.

Published on 24 August 2019 | 5:13 am


Reported Trump fan convicted in California of voter fraud, identity theft - San Francisco Chronicle

Reported Trump fan convicted in California of voter fraud, identity theft  San Francisco Chronicle

A federal jury Friday convicted a 64-year-old man of acquiring the identity of an American citizen in the early 1990s, using it to get a passport and vote in federal ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 11:36 pm


Henrico judge to determine if California Rep. Nunes' $250M lawsuit against Twitter can proceed - Richmond.com

Henrico judge to determine if California Rep. Nunes' $250M lawsuit against Twitter can proceed  Richmond.com

In a Henrico County Circuit Court hearing on Friday, an attorney for Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., suggested that someone in the courtroom could be behind one ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 11:15 pm


Bill to mandate ethnic studies in California high schools delayed amid controversy - Sacramento Bee

Bill to mandate ethnic studies in California high schools delayed amid controversy  Sacramento Bee

As debates over which communities should be represented in California's first ethnic studies curriculum intensify, a bill that would require that the curriculum be ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 10:54 pm


Newsletter: Essential California Week in Review: The property listed for a billion, sold for $100,000 - Los Angeles Times

Newsletter: Essential California Week in Review: The property listed for a billion, sold for $100,000  Los Angeles Times

A look at California stories from the last week, including the Beverly Hills property that was listed for a billion dollars and sold for $100000.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 9:27 pm


More than 40 wild burros shot, killed in California desert - Los Angeles Times

More than 40 wild burros shot, killed in California desert  Los Angeles Times

More than 40 wild burros have been found shot and killed along the Interstate 15 near the Nevada state line, Federal officials said on Friday, and they've offered ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 9:09 pm


Opinion: Gavin Newsom tells Southern California NIMBYs to expect new housing in their backyards - Los Angeles Times

Opinion: Gavin Newsom tells Southern California NIMBYs to expect new housing in their backyards  Los Angeles Times

Gov. Newsom has talked a good game about housing in California. He said he wants to build 3.5 million units by 2025 to end the housing shortage. He said he ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 8:33 pm


Why California is having its mildest fire season in 20 years - The Mercury News

Why California is having its mildest fire season in 20 years  The Mercury News

Click here if you are unable to view this gallery on a mobile device. Firefighters and rural residents have been on edge about wildfires all year, after the Camp ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 7:45 pm


California Says Its Cannabis Revenue Has Fallen Short Of Estimates, Despite Gains - NPR

California Says Its Cannabis Revenue Has Fallen Short Of Estimates, Despite Gains  NPR

The tepid results have prompted Gov. Gavin Newsom to revise his office's estimates of how much money the state will net from its cannabis industry.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 7:44 pm


Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill: California homeless crisis has exploded because THIS is missing - Fox News

Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill: California homeless crisis has exploded because THIS is missing  Fox News

Increasing homelessness is transforming the landscape across many of our nation's largest urban centers. People living on the streets are creating unsanitary ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 7:23 pm


Counting the Costs of Gavin Newsom’s Abortion Pledge - National Review

Counting the Costs of Gavin Newsom’s Abortion Pledge  National Review

(Mike Blake/Reuters) The Finance Department of California opposes a bill that would require public-university health centers to distribute RU-486.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 6:36 pm


California Is the ‘Popular Boy or Girl at the Dance’ in 2020 - The New York Times

California Is the ‘Popular Boy or Girl at the Dance’ in 2020  The New York Times

Kamala Harris has the home-state advantage, but the other Democratic presidential hopefuls are not ceding the state.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 5:11 pm


California’s new law to prevent police shootings, explained - Vox.com

California’s new law to prevent police shootings, explained  Vox.com

A bill signed into law this week in California strengthens the standard by which police officers can use deadly force. Gov. Gavin Newsom said the new law, ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 5:00 pm


Border Patrol seizes over 52K gun parts at California port - ABC News

Border Patrol seizes over 52K gun parts at California port  ABC News

California Border Patrol at the Los Angeles/Long Beach Seaport intercepted and seized over 52,000 illegal gun parts from China.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 4:44 pm


Teenage girl and infant sister found dead in California home; mother suspected in murders - NBC News

Teenage girl and infant sister found dead in California home; mother suspected in murders  NBC News

A California woman is suspected of killing her 14-year-old daughter and 4-month-old daughter and then trying to take her own life in a failed suicide attempt, ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 3:46 pm


Drone Captures Great White Sharks Circling Oblivious Surfers in California - Newsweek

Drone Captures Great White Sharks Circling Oblivious Surfers in California  Newsweek

A photographer's drone filmed a group of great white sharks circling seemingly oblivious surfers in Orange County, California. Matt Larmand was using the ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 2:57 pm


California police officers 'heartbroken' at discovering stolen doughnut van, ruined treats - Fox News

California police officers 'heartbroken' at discovering stolen doughnut van, ruined treats  Fox News

It's a classic case of who doughnut. Police officers tracked down a stolen doughnut delivery van early Thursday morning in Redding, Calif. — and discovered a ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 2:25 pm


Opinion: Why California should pass rent control legislation - The Mercury News

Opinion: Why California should pass rent control legislation  The Mercury News

People should feel safe and secure in their homes. It's a critical part of health and happiness. But at the moment more than 113,000 San Jose residents are ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 1:10 pm


Dozens injured after light rail train derails in California - USA TODAY

Dozens injured after light rail train derails in California  USA TODAY

At least 27 people were injured in the light rail derailment in Sacramento, with 13 taken to hospitals. None of the injuries were life-threatening.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 12:47 pm


Elizabeth Warren announces head of California campaign - San Francisco Chronicle

Elizabeth Warren announces head of California campaign  San Francisco Chronicle

Sen. Elizabeth Warren named Nicole DeMont to head her California presidential campaign operations. The campaign expects to announce more hires in late ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 11:00 am


Light rail train derailment injures dozens in California - ABC News

Light rail train derailment injures dozens in California  ABC News

Authorities say more than two dozen people have been injured in a light rail train derailment in Northern California. Sacramento Fire Capt. Keith Wade says that ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 10:29 am


'This is checkmate': Newsom thrives on Trump's ire over auto deal - POLITICO

'This is checkmate': Newsom thrives on Trump's ire over auto deal  POLITICO

This is checkmate,” Newsom told POLITICO Thursday. “This is showing the limits of the power of this administration.”

Published on 23 August 2019 | 10:00 am


Disney Star Wars land opening: What we learned from California - Tampa Bay Times

Disney Star Wars land opening: What we learned from California  Tampa Bay Times

The nearly identical Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge opened in May in California to disappointing crowds. What can we expect here?

Published on 23 August 2019 | 9:01 am


Is left-leaning California a problem for Joe Biden? For a second time, candidate skips a forum there - USA TODAY

Is left-leaning California a problem for Joe Biden? For a second time, candidate skips a forum there  USA TODAY

For the second time in less than three months, Joe Biden has opted to skip a high-profile forum of White House 2020 hopefuls in California.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 9:00 am


Suspect in California campus killing was co-worker - KCRA Sacramento

Suspect in California campus killing was co-worker  KCRA Sacramento

A man arrested in the stabbing death of a retired administrator at the California State University, Fullerton campus was a co-worker, police said Thursday.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 2:57 am


California to sue Trump administration over new migrant children detention policy, Newsom says - Los Angeles Times

California to sue Trump administration over new migrant children detention policy, Newsom says  Los Angeles Times

Gov. Gavin Newsom said Thursday that California will join other states in filing a new lawsuit as early as next week that seeks to block the Trump administration's ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 2:55 am


Fast-moving wildfire erupts in California, forcing thousands to evacuate - The Guardian

Fast-moving wildfire erupts in California, forcing thousands to evacuate  The Guardian

Mountain fire races across hundreds of acres in just hours as wildfire season looms large over the state. Guardian staff and agencies. Fri 23 Aug 2019 12.23 ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 2:20 am


Ethnic studies bill delayed in California amid controversy - Los Angeles Times

Ethnic studies bill delayed in California amid controversy  Los Angeles Times

A proposed law that would require all California high school students take an ethnic studies course is on hold for this year after the draft curriculum prompted ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 2:15 am


Earthquake is California’s biggest since Ridgecrest - The Mercury News

Earthquake is California’s biggest since Ridgecrest  The Mercury News

A magnitude-5 earthquake Thursday in Inyo County's Coso Basin was California's largest since July 6, the day of the 7.1 Ridgecrest quake.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 2:03 am


Southern California must plan for 1.3 million new homes in the next decade, Newsom says - Los Angeles Times

Southern California must plan for 1.3 million new homes in the next decade, Newsom says  Los Angeles Times

Cities and counties in Southern California will have to plan for the construction of 1.3 million new homes in the next decade, a figure more than three times what ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 1:46 am


A cook planned to gun down his own coworkers and guests at a California hotel, police say. He's been charged - CNN

A cook planned to gun down his own coworkers and guests at a California hotel, police say. He's been charged  CNN

A hotel cook apparently upset over human resources issues has been arrested for allegedly planning a mass shooting of his coworkers and guests at a Marriott ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 12:42 am


California taking on new importance in 2020 Democratic primary - MSNBC

California taking on new importance in 2020 Democratic primary  MSNBC

Former managing editor at TIME Magazine Rick Stengel, Princeton University professor Eddie Glaude, and former White House aide Elise Jordan on how ...

Published on 22 August 2019 | 10:00 pm


Activist: California's homeless problem can be laid at Dems' feet - OneNewsNow

Activist: California's homeless problem can be laid at Dems' feet  OneNewsNow

A conservative black activist is hopeful that enough California voters are becoming sufficiently fed up with the state's homeless problem that they will stop ...

Published on 22 August 2019 | 7:12 pm


Harris and Sanders set for 2020 showdown in delegate-rich California - PBS NewsHour

Harris and Sanders set for 2020 showdown in delegate-rich California  PBS NewsHour

Both candidates are in the state this week to address Democratic Party leaders in San Francisco.

Published on 22 August 2019 | 1:31 pm


Hundreds of Uber and Lyft drivers to launch a protest caravan across California - TechCrunch

Hundreds of Uber and Lyft drivers to launch a protest caravan across California  TechCrunch

If you're like me, chances are good you just distractedly clicked on this article while scrolling through your feed in, or while waiting for, a Lyft. Maybe, like me, you ...

Published on 22 August 2019 | 1:02 pm


26 Awesome Events In Southern California This Weekend - LAist

26 Awesome Events In Southern California This Weekend  LAist

Dancers in red dresses representing the Jalisco region of Mexico perform during Cinco de Mayo celebrations at El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument ...

Published on 22 August 2019 | 1:00 pm


Trump buying Greenland gets laughs from Danish outpost Solvang - Los Angeles Times

Trump buying Greenland gets laughs from Danish outpost Solvang  Los Angeles Times

Trump wants to buy Greenland from Denmark. In Solvang, the self-declared Danish Capital of America, people laughed at the idea.

Published on 22 August 2019 | 11:00 am


California hotel employee 'prevents mass shooting' - BBC News

California hotel employee 'prevents mass shooting'  BBC News

California police say a hotel worker may have prevented a mass shooting after the worker reported that a disgruntled colleague had threatened to shoot staff and ...

Published on 22 August 2019 | 9:00 am


2 people rescued after plane hits the water in California's Half Moon Bay. Pilot says it was not a stunt - CNN

2 people rescued after plane hits the water in California's Half Moon Bay. Pilot says it was not a stunt  CNN

A Beechcraft Bonanza plane went down near California's Half Moon Bay on Tuesday afternoon, but the pilot and passenger walked away practically unscathed ...

Published on 22 August 2019 | 5:38 am


California sails toward biggest salmon harvest in years - The Associated Press

California sails toward biggest salmon harvest in years  The Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Trolling off the California coast, Sarah Bates leans over the side of her boat and pulls out a long, silvery fish prized by anglers and ...

Published on 22 August 2019 | 5:20 am


Small jet bursts into flames while taking off in Northern California airport; all 10 on board escape injury - Los Angeles Times

Small jet bursts into flames while taking off in Northern California airport; all 10 on board escape injury  Los Angeles Times

The pilot of the twin-engine Cessna Citation jet aborted its takeoff at Oroville Municipal Airport for unknown reasons shortly before noon, Federal Aviation ...

Published on 22 August 2019 | 3:21 am


Trump, California Showdown on Fuel-Economy Rules Divides Auto Makers - The Wall Street Journal

Trump, California Showdown on Fuel-Economy Rules Divides Auto Makers  The Wall Street Journal

Major car makers are caught in the crossfire between the Trump administration and California over U.S. tailpipe-emissions rules, leading them down different ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 11:52 pm


Anti-vaccine activist assaults California vaccine law author, police say - Los Angeles Times

Anti-vaccine activist assaults California vaccine law author, police say  Los Angeles Times

An anti-vaccine activist was cited on suspicion of assault by the Sacramento Police Department on Wednesday after he livestreamed a physical confrontation ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 9:21 pm


California Proposes $100M in Energy Storage Incentives to Boost Wildfire Resiliency - Greentech Media News

California Proposes $100M in Energy Storage Incentives to Boost Wildfire Resiliency  Greentech Media News

California regulators want to direct $100 million in state energy storage incentives to a new class of disadvantaged customers: those living in parts of the state at ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 9:00 pm


Complaints of biased curriculum may sideline California’s ethnic studies push - San Francisco Chronicle

Complaints of biased curriculum may sideline California’s ethnic studies push  San Francisco Chronicle

Jewish lawmakers and a host of other groups are criticizing a draft of California's new proposed ethnic studies curriculum for public schools. But supporters of ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 8:14 pm


Second Nazi Video Emerges of Pacifica High-School Students in California - The Daily Beast

Second Nazi Video Emerges of Pacifica High-School Students in California  The Daily Beast

Daily Beast exclusive leads to expanding investigation of hate at Southern California school, including at least two new disturbing incidents.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 8:10 pm


Drug traffickers are poisoning California forests, officials say - Los Angeles Times

Drug traffickers are poisoning California forests, officials say  Los Angeles Times

California law enforcement has learned that Mexican drug traffickers are using a dangerous pesticide banned in the United States to grow marijuana in remote ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 7:37 pm


California bill to ban schools from expelling disruptive students close to becoming law - San Luis Obispo Tribune

California bill to ban schools from expelling disruptive students close to becoming law  San Luis Obispo Tribune

California lawmakers approved a bill that would ban schools from expelling, and in some cases suspending, students for disrupting class. Supporters say that ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 6:11 pm


California Will Build the Largest Wildlife Crossing in the World - Smithsonian.com

California Will Build the Largest Wildlife Crossing in the World  Smithsonian.com

The overpass will provide safe passage for mountain lions, coyotes, deer, lizards, snakes and other wild animals crossing the 101 Freeway.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 4:21 pm


The government hid report showing dangers of Trump water plan - Los Angeles Times

The government hid report showing dangers of Trump water plan  Los Angeles Times

A document obtained by The Times details how endangered California salmon could be imperiled by Trump administration changes to state water operations.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 3:00 pm


A Forgotten Architectural Gem Rises in the California Desert - Wall Street Journal

A Forgotten Architectural Gem Rises in the California Desert  Wall Street Journal

During Modernism Week in Palm Springs, when thousands descend on this small desert town in California to bask in Midcentury Modern architecture, a coveted ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 2:20 pm


How Fixing California’s Housing Crisis Is Like Playing Whac-a-Mole - The New York Times

How Fixing California’s Housing Crisis Is Like Playing Whac-a-Mole  The New York Times

Good morning. (If you don't already get California Today by email, here's the sign-up.) Like a game of Whac-a-Mole. That's how Jenny Schuetz, a researcher ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 1:11 pm


Thousands of retired California state workers are getting checks in the mail. Here’s why - Modesto Bee

Thousands of retired California state workers are getting checks in the mail. Here’s why  Modesto Bee

Surprise settlement checks of more than $1000 have been arriving at California state retirees' doors. They date to a 2012 lawsuit over late pay, Janis McLean v.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 12:00 pm


Hundreds of guns come into California from Nevada. Lawmakers want to stop it - Los Angeles Times

Hundreds of guns come into California from Nevada. Lawmakers want to stop it  Los Angeles Times

The Gilroy shooter bought his weapon legally in Nevada. Now some California lawmakers want to meet with their Nevada counterparts and talk gun control.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 12:00 pm


Two rescued after plane splashes down in California's Half Moon Bay - NBC News

Two rescued after plane splashes down in California's Half Moon Bay  NBC News

Two people were rescued from the water off the Northern California coast on Tuesday after the small plane they were in splashed down in Half Moon Bay, ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 11:40 am


California man arrested after attempting to fix flats using 'gauze and Band-Aids': police - Fox News

California man arrested after attempting to fix flats using 'gauze and Band-Aids': police  Fox News

California cops say a case of creative car repair left them flat once they determined the man was no MacGyver-like mechanic but actually a drug-fueled novice ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 11:26 am


Earthquake early-warning sensors being expanded to high-risk areas in California and Nevada - Los Angeles Times

Earthquake early-warning sensors being expanded to high-risk areas in California and Nevada  Los Angeles Times

An infusion of federal funding will help expand or strengthen the U.S. Geological Survey's earthquake early-warning system around Lake Tahoe, Death Valley, ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 11:00 am


Editorial: California's species are in danger from Trump. Let's save them - Los Angeles Times

Editorial: California's species are in danger from Trump. Let's save them  Los Angeles Times

California has its own laws to protect endangered plants and animals from extinction, and they are more important than ever as the Trump administration ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 10:00 am


New report: California has five times more clean energy jobs than fossil fuel jobs - The Mercury News

New report: California has five times more clean energy jobs than fossil fuel jobs  The Mercury News

Clean energy jobs in California now outnumber jobs in the fossil fuel industry five to one, a new study has found, an increase driven by the state's ...

Published on 20 August 2019 | 11:48 pm


Newsom calls Trump's effort to scuttle California's auto emission standards 'pathetic' - Los Angeles Times

Newsom calls Trump's effort to scuttle California's auto emission standards 'pathetic'  Los Angeles Times

California Gov. Gavin Newsom accused President Trump of trying to scuttle California's strict car emissions standards to help the oil industry, calling it a ...

Published on 20 August 2019 | 11:01 pm


Red abalone season closure may be a canary in the coal mine for Northern California - National Geographic

Red abalone season closure may be a canary in the coal mine for Northern California  National Geographic

The red abalone is dying off as its food source—the California kelp forests—are decimated. Experts fear the die-off may be a sign of what's to come.

Published on 20 August 2019 | 2:43 pm


California freeway crossing to give wildlife room to roam - Los Angeles Times

California freeway crossing to give wildlife room to roam  Los Angeles Times

Hoping to fend off extinction, transportation officials and conservationists will build a mostly privately funded wildlife crossing over the 101 Freeway.

Published on 20 August 2019 | 2:35 pm


What to Know About California’s New Police Use-of-Force Law - The New York Times

What to Know About California’s New Police Use-of-Force Law  The New York Times

Tuesday: Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law one of the nation's toughest standards for the use of deadly force. Also: A stunning turn in the Ghost Ship fire trial.

Published on 20 August 2019 | 1:06 pm


California's Mount Shasta Loses a Historical Eruption - Scientific American

California's Mount Shasta Loses a Historical Eruption  Scientific American

Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the ...

Published on 20 August 2019 | 10:47 am


Study: California's 'red flag' law may cut mass shooting risk - Los Angeles Times

Study: California's 'red flag' law may cut mass shooting risk  Los Angeles Times

California's “red flag” law appears to have a role in reducing the chance of mass shootings, says a study by the UC Davis School of Medicine.

Published on 20 August 2019 | 4:41 am


Wildfire acreage way down in California this year — so far - Los Angeles Times

Wildfire acreage way down in California this year — so far  Los Angeles Times

California fire officials say acreage burned so far in 2019 is down 90% compared to the average over the past five years.

Published on 20 August 2019 | 4:15 am


Official Lies, Bubonic Plague, And California's Homeless Challenge - Forbes

Official Lies, Bubonic Plague, And California's Homeless Challenge  Forbes

According to California Governor (and former San Francisco Mayor) Gavin Newsom, the “vast majority” of San Francisco's homeless people “also come in from…

Published on 19 August 2019 | 9:30 pm


California developers claim they’re scared to build in Bay Area, says survey - Curbed SF

California developers claim they’re scared to build in Bay Area, says survey  Curbed SF

Earlier this month, UCLA's Anderson School of Management and law firm Allen Matkins released their most recent survey of California developers and found ...

Published on 19 August 2019 | 9:14 pm


California teacher, 24, gunned down ‘for no reason’ while sitting in truck with son, boyfriend, reports say - Fox News

California teacher, 24, gunned down ‘for no reason’ while sitting in truck with son, boyfriend, reports say  Fox News

Police in California are on the hunt Monday for a gunman who they say shot and killed a 24-year-old middle school teacher over the weekend while she was ...

Published on 19 August 2019 | 3:31 pm


A 3-day search for a missing California hiker ends with the discovery of his body - CNN

A 3-day search for a missing California hiker ends with the discovery of his body  CNN

The body of a missing California hiker, Daniel Komins, was recovered Sunday morning after an intense three-day search by 12 rescue teams.

Published on 19 August 2019 | 1:53 pm


California's Forgotten Confederate History - The New Republic

California's Forgotten Confederate History  The New Republic

Why was the Golden State once chock-full of memorials to the Southern rebels?

Published on 19 August 2019 | 10:03 am


What Will California Ban Next? - The Wall Street Journal

What Will California Ban Next?  The Wall Street Journal

Snatching away plastic bottles is the latest blunder in a state thick with invasive laws.

Published on 18 August 2019 | 8:01 pm


California’s Biggest Cities Confront a ‘Defecation Crisis’ - The Wall Street Journal

California’s Biggest Cities Confront a ‘Defecation Crisis’  The Wall Street Journal

Lawmakers ban plastic straws as a far worse kind of waste covers the streets of San Francisco and L.A..

Published on 16 August 2019 | 10:22 pm


Six road trips to discover California - San Francisco Chronicle

Six road trips to discover California  San Francisco Chronicle

California is made for road trips — a quilt of coastline, Sierra, desert and valley stitched together with asphalt. Forget about fighting the crowds on Highway 1, ...

Published on 15 August 2019 | 7:00 am








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