All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘California’

Wasco Clowns Terrorize California Town, Brandishing Weapons

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 and roams the streets of the town at night, pausing to take pictures in neighborhoods and post them to Instagram …

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California Drones Bill Vetoed, Police Not Required to Obtain Warrants for Unmanned Surveillance

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 surveil the public with unmanned aircraft systems. “I am returning Assembly Bill 1327 without my signature,” said Gov. Brown in …

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‘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 so. As a Washington Post article that Yelp points to explains, “The bill bans businesses from forcing consumers into contracts …

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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. This isn’t as low as former President George W. Bush’s approval rating got to in the state (down to 28 …

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Amazon To Open New California Fulfillment Center, Create 2,500 Full-Time Jobs

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 and Tracy. At the new location, employees will pick, pack, and ship large items like big-screen TVs and kayaks, the …

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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 helped give a name to the devastation. The “Dust Bowl” has since become synonymous with the Great Depression and a …

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Kristin Cavallari Dropped 20 Pounds Two Months After Giving Birth

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 Cutler (Jax) on May 7. Their first son, Camden, was born in August 2012. “I’m still a couple of pounds …

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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 Coroner’s office as Adam Pye, 26, of San Lorenzo. Pye dug a 10-foot-deep hole at Francis State Beach, which is …

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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 the three suspects were also killed in the robbery-turned-car chase. Misty Holt-Singh was on her way with her daughter to …

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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, and another unidentified suspect allegedly began shooting at two men, after a brief confrontation which occurred at around 6 a.m. …

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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 across the state and in the region are dwindling. Officials have stated that the new mandate would ban practices such …

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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 News on Friday, which revealed that Garcia-Torres left behind a substantial amount of evidence regarding 15-year-old LaMar’s vanishing, and that …

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