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Time running out for California in Tesla deal - The Desert Sun
USA TODAYTime running out for California in Tesla dealThe Desert SunThe fight to bring Tesla's battery factory to California has come down to this weekend, with state legislators scrambling to reach a deal before they go on recess Sunday. But perhaps more important than the action in Sacramento i...[read more]

California Legislature Passes 'Yes Means Yes' Bill - ABC News
California Legislature Passes 'Yes Means Yes' BillABC NewsKevin de Leon, D-Los Angeles, said his bill would begin a paradigm shift in how California campuses prevent and investigate sexual assault. Rather than using the refrain "no means no," the definition of consent under the bill requires "an ...[read more]

California's drought: What losing 63 trillion gallons of water looks like - Washington Post
Wall Street JournalCalifornia's drought: What losing 63 trillion gallons of water looks likeWashington PostA new study says that California's drought is so severe it's causing the ground to rise. Angela Fritz of The Washington Post reported scientists estimate 63 trillion gallons of water have be...[read more]

2 California Counties Ask to Form Separate State - ABC News
SFGate2 California Counties Ask to Form Separate StateABC NewsRepresentatives of two counties in far Northern California petitioned state officials Thursday for the right to form a 51st state called Jefferson, formally asking state lawmakers to vote on their proposal. Modoc and Siskiyou counties,...[read more]

Historic California lifeguard building destroyed by huge waves - Los Angeles Times
Historic California lifeguard building destroyed by huge wavesLos Angeles Times“It's a loss for the program from an emotional and administrative standpoint,” said Craig Sap, California State Parks' Angeles District superintendent. “Some people came and stood by, mournfully watching the structure ...[read more]

On second try, California plastic bag ban passes Assembly - Sacramento Bee
ForbesOn second try, California plastic bag ban passes AssemblySacramento BeeWith a prominent grocery workers' union back in support, the California Assembly voted on Thursday to impose a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags. Just days after the measure could not muster the 41 votes needing t...[read more]

Stanford law professor Cuellar confirmed to California Supreme Court - San Jose Mercury News
SFGateStanford law professor Cuellar confirmed to California Supreme CourtSan Jose Mercury NewsSAN FRANCISCO -- Stanford law professor Mariano-Florentino Cuellar on Thursday breezed through to confirmation to the California Supreme Court, adding a Latino and another academic to a court undergoing...[read more]

California to hike film tax credits - Los Angeles Times
VarietyCalifornia to hike film tax creditsLos Angeles TimesIt's been a slow summer at the box office, but Hollywood got a genuine blockbuster Wednesday — a $330-million deal that will help subsidize film and TV production in California for the next five years. In a last-minute compromise reached ...[read more]

Tropical Storm Marie brings massive waves to California coast - whnt.com
89.3 KPCCTropical Storm Marie brings massive waves to California coastwhnt.comThat pretty much sums up the waves coming to Southern California this week. And depending on whom you ask — weather forecasters or surfers — that word means either life-threatening peril or enlivening fun. Far offshore,...[read more]

Bill O'Reilly: How California Governor Jerry Brown is undermining American ... - Fox News
Bill O'Reilly: How California Governor Jerry Brown is undermining American ...Fox NewsVery quietly, Governor Brown has created a sanctuary state in California. That is his state will not cooperate with the feds by enforcing immigration law. Earlier this week, Mexican President Nieto traveled to C...[read more]