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Proposition 46 Debate Heats Up in California

Proposition 46 Debate Heats Up in California

By Sean Patterson October 23, 2014

In November Californians will have the opportunity to significantly change medical malpractice law in their state. Proposition 46 would raise California’s cap on non-economic damages awarded in medical malpractice lawsuits. The state’s cap is currently $250,000, set in 1975 by …

Megaquake On West Coast Is Probable Say Scientists

A group of researchers have calculated the possibility of a megaquake such as Japan’s 9.0 quake and tsunami in 2011 happening on America’s West Coast. A study published in the October issue of Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America …

Wasco Clowns Terrorize California Town

The town of Wasco, California, has a clown problem. Someone — or maybe more than one person — is having fun at the expense of the folks of Wasco. Calling himself the “Wasco clown”, the prankster dons creepy-looking clown attire …

California Cops Can Fly Drones without a Warrant California Cops Can Fly Drones without a Warrant

California Governor Jerry Brown has vetoed a bill that would have instituted regulations on drone use by public agencies – including the police. Among other things, the bill would have forced police, in most cases, to obtain a warrant to …

‘Yelp Bill’ Passed In California ‘Yelp Bill’ Passed In California

California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law a bill that prevents consumers from facing legal action from businesses over negative reviews. The law keeps businesses from being able to prevent customers from writing negative reviews or penalize them for doing …

Obama Approval Rating Hits Record Low in California

When some people think of California, they think of a state overrun with liberals. That may be true to an extent, but according to a new poll, President Barack Obama’s approval rating has hit a record low of 44.5 percent. …

Amazon To Open New California Fulfillment Center Amazon To Open New California Fulfillment Center

Amazon announced plans to open its fifth fulfillment center in California, which will appear in Redlands. The company opened its first center in the state less than two years ago. The California locations are in San Bernardino, Moreno Valley, Patterson …

California Farmers Fear A 21st Century Dust Bowl

Back in the 1930s, a major drought hit the United States, causing farmland to dry up to the point where there was only dirt in the place of once healthy crops. The loose soil contributed to terrible dust storms, which …

Diet and exercise were key factors

Kristin Cavallari has already lost 20 pounds of pregnancy weight a little over two months after giving birth to her second child. The 27-year-old reality television star and husband Jay Cutler, quarterback for the Chicago Bears, welcomed son Jaxon Wyatt …

Beach Hole Collapses, Man Dies In California

A beach hole collapsed on Monday, causing the young man who dug it to lose his life after he was trapped above his head in the sand for five minutes. The young man was identified by the San Mateo County …

Misty Holt-Singh: Sister Takes Higher Road In Grief

Misty Holt-Singh was used as a human shield by bank robbery suspects on Wednesday and lost her life. She left behind children, a husband, and an extended family in a too early death. In addition to Misty Holt-Singh, two of …

One-Eyed Man Sought in 7-Eleven Double Homicide

Authorities are searching for a one-eyed gang member who fatally shot two other men in front of a Van Nuys, California 7-Eleven convenience store early Thursday morning. According to a statement from the Los Angeles Police Department, Angel Santana, 29, …

California Expected to Set Water Restrictions

In an attempt to help curb the impact of a three-year drought, California is likely to soon issue a first-time mandatory water restriction. The California State Water Resources Control Board is expected to pass the emergency measure Tuesday, as reservoirs …

Sierra LaMar DNA Evidence Found on Rope

Over two years after Morgan Hill, California teenager Sierra LaMar disappeared, grand jury transcripts have been released detailing evidence against murder suspect Antolin Garcia-Torres. The court in Santa Clara County forwarded a 1,900 page document to the San Jose Mercury …

Roller Coaster Accident Traps 25 Mid-Air

The scene was Six Flags Magic Mountain in Santa Clarita, near Los Angeles. Roller coaster enthusiasts aboard the Ninja ride, a suspended coaster, had hands high in the air, screaming. Suddenly the front car struck a tree branch and was …

Great White Shark Bites Man Off California Beach

A great white shark attacked a man as he was swimming off of Manhattan Beach in southern California Saturday. The 7-foot-long juvenile great white was hooked by a pier fisherman at the time, and the long-distance swimmer got in the …

Williams to defend title in Bastad, Sweden

Serena Williams has confirmed that she will play the Swedish Open, according to tournament director Nina Wennerstrom. On Tuesday Williams exited her doubles match at Wimbledon mid-match due to a viral illness that left her shaky and feeling faint. In …