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California Gray Wolf: Decision Delayed on Protecting Rare Breed

California Gray Wolf: Decision Delayed on Protecting Rare Breed

By Jasmine Allen April 16, 2014

The gray wolf endangered species was considered by The California Fish and Game Commission Wednesday in an effort to protect the rare breed. After failing to come up with a unanimous agreement, the commission of five members decided to delay …

Cruise Ship Illnesses Continue on Crown Princess Cruise Ship Illnesses Continue on Crown Princess

An illness on the Crown Princess cruise ship continues to affect passengers on the vessel. The ship has been on a seven-day voyage visiting ports in California, which includes stops in San Diego, Santa Barbara, San Francisco, and Los Angeles. …

Bill That Would End Killer Whale Shows Stalls Bill That Would End Killer Whale Shows Stalls

The show will go on–for now. Following the fallout from the Blackfish documentary, an assemblyman in California proposed legislation that would end orca shows in the state–namely at SeaWorld San Diego. To the dismay of many animal rights activists, the …

Ocean Baptism Ends in Tragic Drowning Ocean Baptism Ends in Tragic Drowning

If you’ve ever lived near a beach, you’ve seen them do it. Whole church-loads of people show up, make their way out into the surf, and begin baptizing folks who want to be baptized. The events draw lots of onlookers. …

Aftershocks Shake Southern California Aftershocks Shake Southern California

After a magnitude-5.1 earthquake hit La Habra near Los Angeles Friday evening, more than 100 aftershocks have rattled the Southland area since, with the largest being a magnitude 4.1, which hit at 2:32 p.m. Saturday near Rowland Heights. The tremors …

Tornadoes in California Cause Limited Damage Tornadoes in California Cause Limited Damage

Since last summer, San Francisco, California has received less than half the average amount of rainfall it usually sees over the course of one year. A supercell, which hit the mainland from the Pacific on Wednesday, however, has brought much …

Revenge Porn Ban to Be Proposed at Federal Level Revenge Porn Ban to Be Proposed at Federal Level

While various efforts to ban so-called “revenge porn” have been taken at the state level, there hasn’t yet been a push at the federal level to enact laws to criminalize non-consensual online distribution of sexual content. According to reports, this …

Rat Poison Banned; Illegal Pot Operations to Blame Rat Poison Banned; Illegal Pot Operations to Blame

Regulators in California have decided to ban certain types of rat poisons, according to the Times-Standard. But it’s not because they don’t have any problems with rats. Environmental groups have been suing various county and state government agencies in California …

California Earthquake: A Bullet Dodged California Earthquake: A Bullet Dodged

The 6.9 magnitude earthquake that struck Eureka, California on Sunday may be over, but scientists say that Northern California will remain under threat for many years to come. The Cascadia subduction zone in the Pacific Northwest continues to be a …

California Earthquake: Not That Serious, You Guys California Earthquake: Not That Serious, You Guys

So, California had an earthquake Sunday. Earthquakes aren’t really “news” for the Golden State. They’re just a natural event that happens because these huge slabs (called tectonic plates) of rock below our feet are constantly playing a game like Jenga, …

Northern California Rocked By 6.9 Earthquake Northern California Rocked By 6.9 Earthquake

Things went bump in the night for a bunch of residents across Northern California over the weekend. Reports indicate that an earthquake hit the area at around 10:18 pm on Sunday. It is said to have originated in the Pacific …

Gaviota Pier: Damaging Waves Rip into Dock Gaviota Pier: Damaging Waves Rip into Dock

A historic pier at Gaviota State Beach in Santa Barbara, Calif., collapsed Saturday morning due to damaging waves. Gaviota Beach is popular for camping, hiking, and surfing. However, one feature that attracts visiting tourists and local residents is the windy …

California: From Drought To Mudslides California: From Drought To Mudslides

California doesn’t always have it easy when it comes to weather. While much of the state has been suffering from a drought, the rainfall over the last few days will not be enough to bring it to an end. A …

Gaviota Pier Knocked Down by Waves Gaviota Pier Knocked Down by Waves

Surf’s up, but now the pier is down. California surfers have been enjoying the high waves near the state beach’s Gaviota Pier, but according to the Santa Maria Times, it is now unavailable to visitors who fish and launch boats …

Checking Google Maps While Driving OK in CA Checking Google Maps While Driving OK in CA

A California appeals court has ruled that consulting Google Maps on your cellphone is not the same thing as talking or texting on said phone, and therefore does not fall under the handheld ban the state issued back in 2008. …

Is The Polio Virus Making Its Way Back To The US? Is The Polio Virus Making Its Way Back To The US?

Is the polio virus making its way back to the United States? Well, not officially, but a new polio-like virus has made an appearance in California, and has currently affected more than 20 children since 2012. Five new cases this …

Listeria Outbreak Traced to Delaware Cheese Producer Listeria Outbreak Traced to Delaware Cheese Producer

A Listeria outbreak has killed one and made at least 10 others dangerously ill. Three of those that are ill are babies, but it is not clear as of now if the death was also a baby. The lysteria-linked death …