Stories tagged: California
THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 2017, 5:06 P.M.
Dog pulled from California fire revived after 20 minutes
California firefighters who spent 20 minutes performing mouth-to-snout resuscitation on a dog they rescued from a burning apartment are being hailed as heroes.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017, 5:13 P.M.
Eggs of threatened frog discovered in California
A discovery involving a rare California frog has researchers hopping for joy.
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017, 8:10 P.M.
California may face ‘significant risk’ from dam
California is courting a “very significant risk” if a damaged spillway on the nation’s tallest dam is not operational by the next rainy season, and the state’s plan for the …
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017, 4:47 P.M.
17,000 AT&T workers in California and Nevada go on strike
An estimated 17,000 AT&T technicians in California and Nevada went on strike Wednesday, highlighting workplace tensions within the massive Dallas telecommunications giant.
MONDAY, MARCH 13, 2017, 11:43 A.M.
‘There’s no happy hour for menstruation’: Tax liquor instead of tampons, lawmakers say
Sales taxes on feminine hygiene products are a controversial issue.
FRIDAY, MARCH 10, 2017, 8:57 P.M.
Downed bridge splits Big Sur, closes part of coast highway
A downed bridge along the California coast has split the Big Sur area in two, stranding residents without access to grocery stores and public services and closing part of scenic …
THURSDAY, MARCH 9, 2017, 5:41 P.M.
Jabari Bird guides California past Utah in Pac-12 Tournament men’s quarterfinal
Jabari Bird had 26 points and scored on a key three-point play with 14 seconds left, helping California hold off Utah 78-75 on Thursday in the Pac-12 Tournament quarterfinals.
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8, 2017, 5:39 P.M.
Police want 106 people charged over clash at white nationalist rally
Police in California are seeking charges against more than 100 people from violence that erupted during a rally by self-described white nationalists outside the state Capitol last year.
TUESDAY, MARCH 7, 2017, 8:31 A.M.
Idaho man pleads guilty in theft of California man’s cattle
A southern Idaho man has pleaded guilty to stealing cattle after branding as his own and selling about 100 animals belonging to a California man.
SUNDAY, MARCH 5, 2017
Charles Lane: Democracy a roadblock to rebuilding
The government has to consult with the people before irreversibly damming our rivers or excavating our towns. This can be maddening, but also one of the things that makes America …
FRIDAY, MARCH 3, 2017, 11:31 A.M.
Woman hopes to marry in dress made of Taco Bell wrappers
The wedding of one woman’s dreams will take place in a Taco Bell while she’s wearing a dress made of burrito wrappers.
FRIDAY, MARCH 3, 2017, 8:48 A.M.
Car plunges into California Aqueduct, 2 killed and 1 rescued
A woman and a child are dead, another child has been rescued and a third is missing after a car plunged into the California Aqueduct in the high desert city …
THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 2017, 9:03 A.M.
California billionaire donates $5M to San Jose flood relief
A California billionaire has donated $5 million for flood relief efforts in San Jose.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1, 2017, 12:58 P.M.
Oklahoma’s earthquake threat now equals California’s due to man-made temblors
The earthquake risk for Oklahoma and southern Kansas is expected to remain significant in 2017, threatening 3 million people with seismic events that can produce damaging shaking, according to a …
UPDATED: MONDAY, FEB. 27, 2017, 11:15 P.M.
Plane hits houses in California, leaving three dead and two injured
One person was killed and five were injured when a small plane crashed into two homes Monday evening in Riverside shortly after taking off from a nearby airport, leaving fiery …
MONDAY, FEB. 27, 2017, 4:51 P.M.
California dam spillway water shut off to clear debris
California water authorities stopped the flow of water down the Oroville Dam’s crippled spillway Monday, allowing workers to start clearing out massive debris that’s blocking a hydroelectric plant from working.
MONDAY, FEB. 27, 2017, 6 A.M.
Celebrities launch pot brands as California legalizes drug
Country singer Willie Nelson, the children of the late reggae icon Bob Marley and comedian Whoopi Goldberg are just a few of the growing number of celebrities publicly jumping into …
FRIDAY, FEB. 24, 2017, 8:38 A.M.
Hugging employees may create hostile work environment, appeals court rules
Hugging can create a hostile work environment. In a decision Thursday, a three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals revived a sexual harassment lawsuit against Yolo County …
FRIDAY, FEB. 24, 2017, 5:48 A.M.
As Trump immigration crackdown comes into focus, anxiety grows along with anger
Cristina Reyes eyed her daughter toddling about on a patch of grass while waiting for the trolley that would take them to their Lynwood home. The 33-year-old has stuck to …
FRIDAY, FEB. 24, 2017, 4:25 A.M.
In California, plan to boost deportations worries some employers
The news that President Donald Trump ordered an aggressive crackdown on 11 million undocumented people sent a chill through immigrant communities. California businesses that employ lots of immigrants are shivering …
THURSDAY, FEB. 23, 2017, 10:17 A.M.
Thousands return home as flood waters recede in California
Thousands of people evacuated from a flood in San Jose, California, returned home Thursday amid warnings to be careful about hygiene and handling food that may have come into contact …
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, FEB. 22, 2017, 8:46 P.M.
San Jose mayor admits failures in flood evacuation order
The mayor of San Jose acknowledged that the city failed to properly notify residents to evacuate during a flood emergency early Wednesday when some people said they got their first …
TUESDAY, FEB. 21, 2017, 11:20 A.M.
Storm brings record rainfall, gusts up to 199 mph and flooding to Northern California
Northern California was battered by another atmospheric river that produced record rainfall and wind gusts that reached 199 mph. The dramatic gusts were recorded high in the Sierra Nevada, where …
TUESDAY, FEB. 21, 2017, 5:24 A.M.
How do you cool a city in a warming world?
Globally, 2016 was the warmest year on record. In Los Angeles, temperature records were shattered last summer during scorching heat waves that saw highs of 100 degrees for five days …
MONDAY, FEB. 20, 2017, 3:23 P.M.
Oroville dam holding steady below flood control stage
Lake Oroville water levels have fallen below 850 feet, the flood control stage that officials normally want to keep the lake below this time of year, state figures show. In …
UPDATED: MONDAY, FEB. 20, 2017, 11:09 P.M.
Evacuations ordered amid heavy Northern California rain
Evacuations were ordered in Northern California on Monday and flash-flood warnings were issued elsewhere as downpours swelled creeks and rivers to potentially dangerous levels in the already soggy region.
SATURDAY, FEB. 18, 2017, 11:29 P.M.
Southern California rain eases; north facing renewed storm
A huge Pacific storm that parked itself over Southern California and unloaded, ravaging roads, opening sinkholes and leading to the deaths of at least three people, eased off Saturday. But …
SATURDAY, FEB. 18, 2017, 5 P.M.
‘California is a nation, not a state’: A fringe movement wants a break from the U.S.
Bolstered by the election of President Donald Trump, Yes California is collecting the signatures necessary to place a secessionist question on the 2018 ballot. Its goal is to have California …
SATURDAY, FEB. 18, 2017, 7:43 A.M.
Just how mainstream is marijuana? There’s now a ‘Congressional Cannabis Caucus’
Time to dispel any doubts you may still have that marijuana reform is truly a mainstream political issue. This week, a bipartisan group of U.S. representatives formed the first-ever “Congressional …
FRIDAY, FEB. 17, 2017, 12:23 P.M.
If California dam failed, people likely would be stuck
Communities just downstream of California’s Lake Oroville dam would not receive adequate warning or time for evacuations if the 770-foot-tall dam itself – rather than its spillways – were to …