After some of the driest years on record in California, El Nino conditions are likely to return this upcoming winter. It is unclear if the amount of rain will be enough to help the state emerge from the drought.
Drought ravaged California could be on the brink of mandatory water restrictions on water use, with fines of up to $500 a day for those who don’t comply.
Drako, a Belgian shepherd trained to sniff narcotics and smuggled cell phones, reached a milestone at his prison recently.
California water well diggers are working around the clock, drilling wells for farmers desperate to keep their crops from turning to dust.
Ethics reform legislation in Sacramento, that appeared to be a priority after the arrest of Democratic state Sen. Leland Yee from San Francisco and the additional scandals of two other senators last spring ago, has dissipated.
Over the next few years, a quarter of California’s oil will come in by rail according to state leaders. Saturday the Interagency Working Group on Oil by Rail Safety issued a study to help state agencies prepare for the worst case scenario.
California Looks At Emergency Water Rules To Help Firefighting Efforts, May Impact Valuable Water Rights
The worst drought on record has turned every inch of the Golden State into a tinderbox. State water administrators are looking at emergency regulations that may help firefighting efforts. The new rules could come at a cost to those who own valuable water rights.
Heart disease and cancer rank as the number one and two, leading causes of death in America, but few people know that medical errors ranks third, killing up to 440,000 people a year.
California State Senator Ted Gaines visited the Austin Monday, hoping to keep California in the running fro a massive Tesla Motors battery plant that could be headed to the Lone Star State.
Gov. Jerry Brown announced Saturday that he’s signed a measure repealing a state law that required restaurant employees to use gloves or utensils to handle food going straight to diners’ plates.