All posts tagged "California"
Report: 3 of 5 Californians may Have Had Data Stolen in 2015
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – California’s attorney general says as many as three in five Californians may have had electronic records stolen last year. Attorney General Kamala Harris said Tuesday that there were 178 data breaches in California endangering...
- Posted February 16, 2016
California Farmers Reap Record Sales in Record Drought
FRESNO, Calif. – A new state report shows California farmers reaping record sales despite the epic drought, thriving even as city-dwellers have been forced to conserve water, household wells have run dry and fish have died. California’s...
- Posted February 9, 2016
Plagued by Delays, California High-Speed Rail Back in Court
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – California voters embraced the idea of building the nation’s first real high-speed rail system, which promised to whisk travelers from San Francisco to Los Angeles in under three hours, a trip that can take...
- Posted February 7, 2016
California Adopts First Energy Standards for Household LEDs
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – California on Wednesday became the first state to set energy efficiency standards for household LEDs and smaller track-lighting-style light bulbs – a move that could save consumers billions in utility bills and prompt lawmakers...
- Posted January 28, 2016
California Farmers Brace for Water Shortage Despite El Niño
FRESNO, Calif. – Farmers in California’s fertile San Joaquin Valley are bracing to receive no irrigation water from a federal system of reservoirs and canals for a third consecutive year and looking to El Niño to produce...
- Posted January 17, 2016
California Fines Uber $7.6 Million on Rider, Driver Reports
SAN FRANCISCO – California fined Uber’s state subsidiary $7.6 million on Thursday for allegedly failing to provide regulators with enough detailed information on the ride-hailing company’s drivers and riders. Thursday’s decision by the California Public Utilities Commission...
- Posted January 14, 2016
California Regulators Reject Volkswagen Recall Plan
LOS ANGELES – California regulators on Tuesday rejected Volkswagen’s recall plan for some of the German automaker’s most popular diesel models that used software to intentionally deceive government emissions tests, including the Beetle, Jetta, Golf and Passat....
- Posted January 12, 2016
Invisible Disaster Drives People from Upscale LA Community
LOS ANGELES – Laura Gideon and her family endured the sickening stench from an out-of-control natural gas leak for about a month before they could no longer tolerate the nausea, headaches and nosebleeds. After she went to...
- Posted January 9, 2016
Damage from Sinking Land Costing California Billions
DOS PALOS, Calif. — A canal that delivers vital water supplies from Northern California to Southern California is sinking in places. So are stretches of a riverbed undergoing historic restoration. On farms, well casings pop up like...
- Posted December 27, 2015