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Wet weather eases California drought

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) - California's years-long dry spell has lifted dramatically during several months of heavy rain and snow, leaving just 17 percent of the most populous U.S. state in conditions that scientists consider to be drought, officials said Thursday.

Exxon just decided to keep a big chunk of its tar sands in the ground.

Market forces are hammering tar sands -- one of the dirtiest fossil fuels.

Ted Cruz: ‘I think we’ll have another Supreme Court vacancy this summer’

Of current leftist protesting, Ted Cruz says he's "never seen anything like this."

No time to be a bystander, as animals threatened by hard-hearted politicians

Animals' needs aren’t partisan and shouldn’t be partisan. Dragging animal welfare into the R-vs-D fray is a source of shame – no matter what your political leanings. Photo by Thomas D. Mangelsen/ www.mangelsen.com Traveling home to their...Show More Summary

Thousands of San Jose, California, residents allowed home after flooding

(Reuters) - Some residents of San Jose in Northern California who were forced out this week by flooding from a rain-swollen creek returned on Thursday to find their homes stayed dry, but nearly 4,000 people were still under evacuation orders, officials said.

In Mexico, Homeland Security chief says there will be no mass deportations of people in U.S. illegally

Trump praises immigration raids as a 'military operation' Feb. 23, 2017, 11:26 a.m. A look at President Trump's administration and the rest of Washington: Trump says deportations are coming "at a rate that nobody's ever seen before" Treasury secretary says tax reform will be done by August Constituents'...

Daily Dose of Cute

ZELLY BELLY!!! As always, please feel welcome and encouraged to share pix of the fuzzy, feathered, or scaled members of your family in comments.

Can California go its own way on federal environmental protections? These lawmakers want to try

California lawmakers want to build a regulatory wall around the state, opening a new front in their brewing war with President Trump as they try to prevent any rollbacks in federal rules from weakening environmental protections here. The new legislation, announced Thursday by Senate President Pro...

Just how early is spring arriving in your neighborhood? Find out ...

Even Punxsutawaney Phil can't be blamed for being baffled this year and hightailing it back to his burrow. He predicted six more weeks of winter on Feb 2, but by then spring was already springing well ahead of historical norms in much of the USA.

NASA eyes Pineapple Express soaking California

(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) NASA has estimated rainfall from the Pineapple Express over the coastal regions southwestern Oregon and northern California from the series of storms in February, 2017.

Arizona Gov. Hopeful Noah Dyer Wants Honesty in Politics—on Everything

Noah Dyer aspires to be the Democratic nominee for the 2018 Arizona gubernatorial race. Like many people, including many politicians, he has a complicated sexual history. Unlike many people, he is happy to discuss them in public. In a page on his campaign site titled “Scandal and Controversy,” he writes:

Mexico bracing for long battle with Trump administration, foreign minister tells lawmakers

Trump praises immigration raids as a 'military operation' Feb. 23, 2017, 10:58 a.m. A look at President Trump's administration and the rest of Washington: Trump says deportations are coming "at a rate that nobody's ever seen before" Treasury secretary says tax reform will be done by August Constituents'...

'Expendables' producer Millennium Films sells majority stake to Chinese company for $100 million

Millennium Films, the producer of the “Expendables” movies and the most recent “Rambo” sequel, has agreed to sell a 51% stake to Chinese conglomerate Recon Group for $100 million. Recon, known for owning the Aston Villa Football Club in Britain, will acquire a majority ownership of Los Angeles-based...

Boys' basketball: Open Division semifinal games will be streamed on FoxSportsGo.com

Friday's Southern Section Open Division semifinal basketball playoff games at Galen Center will be streamed live on FoxSportsGo.com. Bishop Montgomery will play Sierra Canyon at 7 p.m. Chino Hills will play Mater Dei at 8:30 p.m. For the latest on high school sports, follow @LATSondheimer on Twitter

Mexico is bracing for long battle with Trump administration, foreign minister tells lawmakers

Mexico is preparing for a long “battle” with the administration  of President Trump, its foreign minister reportedly told lawmakers in private comments, adding that the country was prepared to retaliate with new tariffs if necessary. “We are here preparing for a battle that is going to be long,”...

Homeland Security tried to downplay raids as routine. Now Trump says they're unprecedented

Administration removes protections for transgender students Feb. 23, 2017, 10:21 a.m. A look at President Trump's administration and the rest of Washington: Trump administration rescinds Obama-era guidance New Homeland Security memos call for strengthening immigration enforcement Trump, after failing...

Girls' basketball: Charisma Osborne's half-court shot

Sophomore Charisma Osborne of Windward has a long-range shooting touch, but her three-pointer in overtime against Santa Ana Mater Dei on Wednesday night was pretty impressive. She made her shot from beyond half-court to send the game into a second overtime, and Windward prevailed, 67-63, in a Southern...

Catholic Medical Mission Board promotes and distributes condoms

Given the evidence, it is very clear that Catholic Medical Mission Board is ideologically wedded to the promotion and distribution of condoms.

Enbala Raises $12M Investment Led by Grid Software Partner ABB

Enbala has just cemented its partnership with ABB with a new funding round. On Thursday, the Vancouver, Canada-based startup announced $12 million in Series B venture financing, led by ABB Technology Ventures, the venture arm of theShow More Summary

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