Trump Passes Disaster Declaration For Storm-Ravaged California CountiesPresident Donald Trump has issued a disaster declaration for California after large parts of the state were damaged by storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides earlier this year.
'Robotic' Libraries Return To BART Stations, Shopping CenterApparently replacing a librarian with an Italian robotic vending machine is a lot harder than it sounds, and it sounds hard enough, but today, the three Library-A-Go-Go machines are back up and running at El Cerrito Del Norte BART, the Discovery Bay Sandy Cove Shopping Center, and the Pittsburg/Bay Point BART station.
Secession Measure In Far Northern California Met With Limited Interest By VotersVoters in two far Northern California counties are showing only tepid interest in advisory measures that call for creating a 51st state named Jefferson.
NorCal County Residents To Vote On Abandoning California, Forming 51st State Named JeffersonVoters in Del Norte and Tehama, with a combined population of about 91,000, will decide June 3 on an advisory measure that asks each county's board of supervisors to join a wider effort to form a 51st state named Jefferson.
Pelican Bay Prisoners Vow Hunger Strike Over Solitary ConfinementDozens, 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.
California To Seek Federal Aid For Tsunami DamageCalifornia emergency officials said they hope to complete a tsunami damage estimate as early as next week to submit to the federal government in an aid request for wave-battered harbors.