Thu, 19 Jan 2017 11:41:17 GMT
Nearly half of the state is out of drought as much of Northern California has been socked with one of its wettest years in decades. Late Wednesday afternoon, the Department of Water Resources announced plans to increase water deliveries from Northern California via the State Water Project from 45 to 60 percent of requests to 29 contractors from Plumas to San Diego counties.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 09:29:00 GMT
Although he's a Democrat who voted for Hillary Clinton, a 91-year-old New Jersey man will still be traveling to Washington to witness his 18th presidential inauguration in person Although he's a Democrat who voted for Hillary Clinton, a 91-year-old New Jersey man will still be traveling to Washington to witness his 18th presidential inauguration in person Former President George H.W. Bush and his wife, Barbara, remain hospitalized in Houston, where he is in intensive care for pneumonia and she is being watched after complaining of fatigue and coughing Former President George H.W. Bush and his wife, Barbara, remain hospitalized in Houston, where he is in intensive care for pneumonia and she is being watched after complaining of fatigue and coughing Virginia is set to execute an inmate convicted of killing a family of four in their Richmond home on New Year's Day 2006 A man convicted of ... (more)
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 05:13:47 GMT
Alexandria Coronado, former member of the Orange County Board of Education and major Trump supporter, will be attending President-elect Donal Trump's inauguration in Washington, D.C. Coronado was Ted Cruz's county chair and attended George W. Bush's 2001 inauguration and related events. Coronado was photographed on Friday January 13, 2017, at Ovations in Anaheim.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 03:04:50 GMT
In this Jan. 10, 2017, file photo, California Gov. Jerry Brown discusses his 2017-2018 state budget plan in Sacramento, Calif. Brown's administration miscalculated costs for the state Medi-Cal program by $1.9 billion last year, an oversight that contributed to Brown's projection of a deficit in the upcoming budget, officials have acknowledged.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:49:11 GMT
The city council of Orinda declared a State of Emergency Tuesday night because of a large sinkhole caused by last week's wet weather, which ruptured two ... . Contractors survey a 72-inch sinkhole Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, in Orinda, Calif.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:49:10 GMT
A 72-inch deep sinkhole is seen Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, in Orinda, Calif. The city council of Orinda declared a State of Emergency Tuesday night because of a large sinkhole caused by last week's wet weather, which ruptured two sewer lines.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:49:09 GMT
The worst area of drought in California has significantly narrowed to a small region northwest of Los Angeles that has stubbornly failed to benefit from Pacific storms that have drenched much of the state since the fall and were lining up again Wednesday.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 20:11:42 GMT
I just got back from a long vacation in my home state of California. The bad news about California is that its people and government have unusually severe economic illiteracy.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 15:31:27 GMT
With more than a half-century without a Rose Bowl berth, tougher academic standards than most Pac-12 schools and lackluster fan support in a pro-sports focused market, there are plenty of hurdles for a football coach at California. Coach Justin Wilcox took the job for the Golden Bears because he embraces those obstacles and he wants players who feel the same way as he seeks to rebuild a program that has one winning record in the past five years and no conference championships since 1958.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 10:52:15 GMT
A motorist drives through a flood on Crazyhorse Canyon Rd. during a downpour of rain on Sunday, January 8, 2017 in Salinas, Calif. Amid drenching rains and heavy snowfall this winter, California is moving to ease up a little on its statewide water conservation rules - although not drop them entirely.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 06:18:30 GMT
The father of a mentally distressed black man shot and killed by Southern California police who thought he was armed is suing the department. The San Diego Union-Tribune reports Tuesday night that Richard Olango Abuka, father of Alfred Olango, filed the lawsuit in San Diego federal court alleging excessive, deadly force against his son.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 02:13:51 GMT
Jan 13 The U.S. Supreme Court today agreed to resolve a dispute over which court should handle challenges to a 2015 Obama administration regulation that defines waters protected under the federal Clean Water Act. The justices decided to hear the appeal taken by the National Association of Manufacturers of the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals' ruling in which the circuit court ruled it has jurisdiction to review the challenges to the proposed Clean Water Rule.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 21:34:35 GMT
In this Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013, file photo, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano gives her farewell address at the National Press Club in Washington. The University of California said President Napolitano, a former U.S. Homeland Security secretary, is undergoing treatment for cancer and is hospitalized with complications.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:48:45 GMT
Experts say you shouldn't take no for an answer. Many denied insurance claims are reversed on appeal.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 11:43:20 GMT
Police say a 15-year-old boy was stabbed to death outside a movie theater in Southern California and that a teenage boy has been arrested. The Press Enterprise reports the stabbing happened at the Fontana Regency 8 movie Friday night and that police say it may be gang-related.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 07:02:07 GMT
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Los Angeles area U.S. Congressional members hold a press conference event to support protection of the Affordable Care Act at the California Endowment on Alameda Street in Downtown Los Angeles, Calif. Jan. 16, 2017.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 07:02:06 GMT
When Donald Trump is sworn in as America's 45th president Friday, Jan. 20, at least six members of Congress from Southern California won't be there. They're among more than 20 House Democrats across the nation who have announced plans to skip Trump's inauguration in Washington, D.C. In at least some cases, their decision comes in response to Trump's criticism of Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga.