Billionaire Elon Musk Defends Billions In Government Subsidies Benefiting His CompaniesBillionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk defended his business practices following an LA Times report that his three companies have taken billions in government subsidies, saying “the article makes it seem as though my company is getting some huge check, which is fundamentally false.”
Two Powerful Earthquakes Did Not Hit Northern California, Automated Quake Alerts Fail USGS, LA Times After Deep Japan Quake
Drought's Heavy Impact On California's Wildlife; Starving Baby Squirrels Leaping From Trees For Food, WaterCalifornia’s ongoing drought is having a major impact on wildlife, experts said.
Phil Matier: California College-Prep Course Successes OverstatedThe highly-touted plan to have every student in the San Jose Unified School District pass the classes required for UC or California State University admission is apparently not the success a lot of people thought it was.
Cash-Strapped Cities Look To Sunnyvale For Cost-Saving Public Safety ModelThe city of Sunnyvale’s unique cross-training program – where police, emergency medical personnel and firefighters are trained to perform many of the duties of their colleagues – may soon become a blueprint for towns across the country.
Poll: Initiative Suspending California Emissions Law Losing GroundA new poll shows a ballot initiative that would suspend California’s greenhouse gas emissions law losing support.