The storms of showers which soaked many parts of California over the final days of February and early March were the most generous drops from Mother Nature's pitcher of water to grace the state since 2010. Sadly, the saturation is not...Show More Summary
California still has some big problems, as pretty much always, but as observers across the spectrum and around the world have noted, the state's political system, long mired in gridlock has become increasingly functional. EspeciallyShow More Summary
UCLA and California State Parks are hoping to transform the way we walk through Los Angeles with a new app, says Gizmodo's Alissa Walker, who had a chance to try it out...
Nadya Suleman, single mother of 14 children including octuplets, pleaded not guilty to a fourth count of welfare fraud alleging she wrongly collected an additional $10K in benefits from the state of California
TweetWell, read it and weep, San Francisco. University of California, Hastings College of Law, which used to be a Top 20 law school, is now out of the Top 50, per the US News: 51. Baylor University (+3) 51. Penn State University (+13) 51. University of Richmond (+2) 54. Pepperdine University (+7) 54. UC Hastings [...]
If you missed the rousing speech delivered by California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom over the weekend at the state’s Democratic Party convention in Los Angeles, do yourself a favor and take 10 minutes to give it a watch. In the strongest language...Show More Summary
AT&T is doubling down on its network buildout in California, announcing that it has invested more than $7.1 billion to expand its local wireline and wireless capabilities throughout the state between 2011 and 2013.
(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) — Because of California’s lingering drought, millions of young California salmon could soon be migrating to the ocean via freeways instead of the Sacramento River. The Sacramento Bee reports state and federal wildlife officials announced a plan Monday to move hatchery-raised salmon by tanker trucks should the river and its tributaries prove inhospitable…
As they waited in line to cross the border, they shouted out the states they once called home: "California," "Texas," "Arkansas," "New York." The post More Than 100 Undocumented Immigrants Are Crossing U.S. Border To Highlight Impact Of Deportations appeared first on ThinkProgress.
California is among the elite hotbeds for college football recruits. College coaches from every conference in America come to the Golden State multiple times a cycle, looking for top recruits due to California's incredible talent base. This...Show More Summary
On Sunday, The New York Times ran an opinion piece stating that the terrible drought in California is not due to global warming. Martin P. Hoerling, a research meteorologist at the Earth System Research Laboratory of the National Oceanic...Show More Summary
A team led by researchers at San Diego State University has been awarded $4 million to enhance asthma education and treatment strategies in California's Imperial Valley, where children are twice as likely as the national average to suffer...Show More Summary
In November 2012, I was interviewed by Joe Weisenthal at Business Insider. One of my comments during our discussion on state and local governments was: I wouldn’t be surprised if we see all of a sudden a report come out, “Hey, we’ve got a balanced budget in California.” At the time that was way out of the consensus view. Show More Summary
Announcements of businesses leaving regulation-happy and costly California or declining to do business in California are as common here in the Golden State as seeing a Prius blocking the left lane on the 405. This move is a bit of a surprise as California-based Tesla Motors said this morning that they have eliminated the state as […]
(Reuters) - Two workers were sprayed by sulfuric acid at Tesoro Corp's Golden Eagle refinery in Martinez, California, on Monday, the second such incident in less than a month, according to state regulators.
In November 2012, I was interviewed by Joe Weisenthal at Business Insider. One of my comments during our discussion on state and local governments was: I wouldn’t be surprised if we see all of a sudden a report come out, “Hey, we’ve got a balanced budget in California.”At the time that was way out of the consensus view. Show More Summary
Short-term solutions could have long-term impacts Despite recent rain, California is still in the midst of an historic drought. The past year has been the state's driest on record since 1895. We have seen a lot of news coverage on how...Show More Summary
In a letter signed by more than 1,000 growers, the California Water Alliance asked the state’s congressional delegation to pass legislation easing water supply issues aggravated by drought.
The plaintiffs in Vergara vs. California believe that the state's tenure and seniority protections for teachers are so detrimental to student well-being that they should be considered unconstitutional. I'm skeptical the evidence on that...Show More Summary
Recent rains have brought wet relief to parched sections of California. The state's drought is far from over – but the fresh water is a welcome addition at reservoirs.