Dozens, perhaps hundreds, of inmates at California’s most notorious maximum security prison will begin an indefinite hunger strike Friday to protest what they call inhumane torture.
President Barack Obama has declared a disaster in California to assist in its recovery from last month’s tsunami.
Tsunami cleanup operations were winding down at Crescent City on Monday after crews raised the last sunken boat.
Local and state disaster officials planned to meet this week to review the cleanup that has taken place thus far, and consider whether enough money has been set aside to complete the job.
A little more than a week after a tsunami destroyed much of the Crescent City Harbor, the city is still trying to pick up the pieces.
Harbor crews are assessing the damage caused by powerful tsunami surges that pounded this northern California port.
Authorities have released the name of man who was swept out to sea during Friday’s tsunami in Northern California.