Drew Barrymore has listed the California mansion where she married husband Will Kopelman last year for $7.5 million, according to real estate website Trulia. Barrymore originally bought the home in 2010 for $5.7 million, long before meeting her husband or giving birth to their daughter, Olive. Show More Summary
Our guest today is Dr. Nayareh Tohidi, Professor of Gender & Women Studies at California State University, Northridge, talking about Iranian government restrictions on women in higher education.
Singer Burt Bacharach’s daughter Nikki died alone in her California apartment at the age of 40, and Bacharach has opened up about his daughter’s life and death in his new autobiography, Anyone Who Had a Heart: My Life and Music. Burt Bacharach’s daughter Nikki was born prematurely, weighing just one pound and ten ounces when she [...]Show More Summary
An Oceanside, California, couple has been sentenced to two decades in prison for keeping an underage relative as a sex slave, prostitute, and housekeeper. Inez Martinez Garcia and her husband Marcial Garcia Hernandez were sentenced to 20 and 23 years in prison respectively. Both pleaded guilty to multiple counts of abuse against a then-12-year-old niece [...]Show More Summary
Mark Rayor has lived in Baja California's East Cape region for more than 15 years, guiding sportfishing and diving trips. He has seen plenty. But on Monday morning, Rayor was visited by a pod of cetaceans that he could not positively identify. Show More Summary
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Thousands of healthcare workers walked off the job at the University of California's five medical centers on Tuesday, delaying surgeries, diagnostic procedures, treatments and emergency care throughout the state.
Latest addition is evidence of growing transit demand for lower total lifecycle cost and more sustainable buses.
An interesting article on a recently passed law in California came my way today regarding Obamacare secrecy in California. Please consider California exchange granted secrecy. A California law that created an agency to oversee national...Show More Summary
The site of the Laurel Heights UCSF campus at 3333 California St. may soon be home to a different kind of senior class. Five teams have submitted proposals to take over the space, and the most popular theme is to...
By Amanda Becker, Thomson Reuters News & Insight A group of California public school teachers has sued their state and national teachers' unions, arguing that forcing them to pay union dues violates their right to free speech, in what could become a test case.
(Santa Barbara, California) –– About 12,800 years ago when the Earth was warming and emerging from the last ice age, a dramatic and anomalous event occurred that abruptly reversed climatic conditions back to near-glacial state. According...Show More Summary
The California Teachers Association is thrilled that only 1,300 school employees received final layoff notices this year, and credited the passage of Proposition 30, the tax increase package CTA championed last November. That’s fine, but it tends to lead to the interchangeable use of terms that aren’t synonymous. In California, school districts are required to [...]
No sector was hurt as much as housing during the Great Recession of the last decade. Most analysts said that housing would take a decade or more to recover. California, Nevada, Texas, Arizona, and Florida were among the hardest hit states. Now, the U.S. economy is improving and the labor market is recovering. Inventories of [...]
The LAPD officer arrested on Saturday, for lewd acts with children, is due in court. Miguel Angel Schiappapietra is accused of molesting two girls, under the age of 10, in his Castaic, California, home. He was arrested and is being held on charges of “lewd acts with a child.” He was charged under the specification that [...]Show More Summary
A California Tea Party group is suing the IRS claiming it singled out the group for scrutiny. The NorCal Tea Party Patriots filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Cincinnati, according to Reuters, arguing its constitutional rights were violated when the IRS targeted its application for nonprofit status. The lawsuit seeks class-action status, meaning [...]
EDS acquisition bites HP's hand again
A Berkeley truck driver is suing the California High Patrol for a brutal assault that brought him to the brink of death — provoked, according to a report by the local NBC affiliate, only by the man’s request to read the ticket he was being given before he signed it. On September 2nd, 2011, [...]
Dr Donna Roberts, an Australian scientist from the University of Tasmania, is head of the FOCE Antarctic project. In partnership with the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) in California, she wants to evaluate the effects of the acidification of polar waters on marine organisms. A real challenge since the drop in pH, which is […]
Name: Marisa Vitale and Peter James Location: Venice Beach, California Size: 1250 square feet Years lived in: 3 Years; Owned Marisa and Peter are a couple of world travelers with a serious case of wanderlust. Beloved souvenirs abound throughout their sunny, airy, one-story, Venice Beach home. Show More Summary
Much less famous than its Bermuda counterpart, a wide area in the state of Nevada (and remote parts of its neighbor California) seems to have had more than its fair share of planes crashing or going missing. It’s known as the Nevada Triangle. Show More Summary