Jim Mora and his staff haven't been shy about heading outside of California in order to lure top talent to UCLA. In 2013, the Bruins signed 25 prospects from seven different states. Not only did UCLA sign prospects from Western states such as Hawaii, Arizona and Washington, but it also was able to ink players from as far as Tennessee and Florida. Show More Summary
AFSCME 3299 President Kathryn Lybarger. On Tuesday morning at 4 a.m., a 48-hour strike will begin at University of California medical centers across the state. The strike was called by the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal...Show More Summary
(ST. LOUIS) — Authorities say a van carrying church members returning from a California religious gathering careened off of a southern Illinois freeway and overturned several times, killing five people and hospitalizing six others. State police Sgt. Show More Summary
Official state nickname: The Golden State. Official state mineral: gold. Official state motto: "Eureka" (Greek for "I have found it," the "it" in this case probably being gold). Official state flower: the golden poppy. Official state colors: gold (also blue)....
Brent Hanks defeated Gavin Griffin to win the 2013 California State Poker Championship Main Event for $117,760.
Magnitude M 4.1Region OFF COAST OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIADate time 2013-05-20 14:07:57.2 UTCLocation 41.43 N ; 127.50 WDepth 10 kmDistances 277 km W of Crescent City, United States / pop: 7,643 / local time: 07:07:57.2 2013-05-20
North Highlands, CA – At least two gunmen are being sought by authorities in connection to the death of a 10-year-old girl and related injuries to her family, incurred while in their Northern California home. Police state based on the preliminary findings that the perpetrators deliberately approached the residence Saturday evening and unleashed a barrage [...]Show More Summary
KTVU.com State labor officials will move to limit the number of University of California medical center employees who can go out on strike next week at facilities including UC San Francisco, university officials said Friday.
Yes, the United States Navy has teams of bottlenose dolphins trained to detect mines, other undersea objects and enemy divers. During training in the Pacific off the coast of San Diego, California, last month, a dolphin named Ten alerted his handlers to the presence of a suspicious object in an area where the trainers hadn’t [...]
With all the attention being paid to proposals to reform the California Environmental Quality Act in the state legislature, there is another landmark California environmental law that the legislature and Governor Brown are thinking of changing. In 1986, the voters of California enacted Proposition 65. The law requires notification to consumers and the public about […]
The Illinois Senate has voted to approve the use of marijuana for medical purposes, which if signed into law would make it the second-most-populous state after California to do so.
The San Andreas fault system forms the boundary between the Pacific and North American tectonic plates in California (United States). Researchers agree that this plate boundary developed about 27 million years ago and that about 315Show More Summary
Magnitude M 4.3Region OFFSHORE NORTHERN CALIFORNIADate time 2013-05-18 13:46:04.0 UTCLocation 40.12 N ; 124.53 WDepth 10 kmDistances 55 km SW of Rio Dell, United States / pop: 3,368 / local time: 06:46:04.0 2013-05-18
State and federal authorities cleared the way Friday for Tesoro Corp. to buy BP's Carson refinery, the Arco brand and other assets, and the Texas oil giant agreed to California restrictions on prices, jobs and retrofits to protect the environment.
In a Thursday vote, the California Assembly approved a ban on the use of lead ammunition. The ban, AB 711, would require the use of nonlead ammo in the taking of any wildlife in California, far expanding the state’s current ammunition laws. According...
A theory of place in literature derived from Parks and Recreation? Why, Ploughshares blog, you’re too kind. Related posts: John Muir Would Be Proud To address the state’s ongoing financial shortfalls, California’s government announced... Comedy...Show More Summary
California’s pace of job creation slowed in April, as employers added 10,300 jobs in April, nevertheless pushing the state’s unemployment rate down to 9% from 9.4% the month before.
California and Texas might be leading the nation’s rollout of solar and wind power, respectively, but Washington, where hydroelectric dams provide over 60 percent of the state’s energy, was the country’s biggest user of renewable power in 2011, according to new statistics released last week by the U.S. Energy Information Administration.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The numbers sum up the frenzy that has taken over the Golden State since it became the newest in the nation to join the madness over Powerball, which saw its jackpot soar Thursday to $550 million.
When California State Sen. Kevin de Léon talks about his plan to help people save for retirement, he usually starts by describing his Aunt Francisca, a housekeeper. "She's north of 70 and she still cleans homes," says de Léon. Francisca can't afford to retire because she has no savings. Show More Summary