Tag Archives: california

Black-balled: LA tries spherical scheme to block evaporation amid drought

Is a bevy of black balls – 96 million to be exact – a crucial solution in helping California manage its calamitous drought?
On Monday, Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti deployed the final 20,000 of the 96 million “shade balls”… Continue reading

Countdown to 1st GOP Debate

President Obama unveiling strict new controls on pollution today. The rules and regulations are designed to drastically cut the amount of greenhouse gasses being released into the atmosphere. Many corporations and states are poised to file lawsuits to challenge the… Continue reading

Can the rules of comedy save your marriage?

Laughter— it makes you feel good, puts you in a better mood and can even boost your health. In fact some studies suggest a good chuckle can lower blood pressure and strengthen the immune system. But could laughter help a… Continue reading

Audi RS 7 Autonomous Concept drops 880 pounds, laps Sonoma Raceway

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Step by step, a fully autonomous Audi is edging closer to reality. Late last year we saw the brand with the four rings ;send an RS 7 concept around Germany’s Hockenheimring without anyone onboard. Impressively, the car lapped the… Continue reading

U.S. Supreme Court upholds Arizona’s right to independent redistricting commission

WASHINGTON – In a blow to some lawmakers in the Grand Canyon state, the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday sided with Arizona’s system of having an independent commission redraw congressional districts.
The 5-4 outcome preserves efforts in 13 states to… Continue reading

‘All about the money’: Motorists plagued by sky-high Calif. traffic ticket fines

Casey Campbell served two tours in Iraq, but the fight of his life is in California.
After driving without a seat belt and no front plate, he got a $25 traffic ticket that jumped to $300 with assessments and surcharges.… Continue reading

Most illegal immigrants from border surge skipped court date after release, records show

Tens of thousands of illegal immigrant women and children streamed across the U.S. border last year seeking asylum and protected status, claiming a “credible fear” of going home to the violence in Central America. President Obama addressed the crisis through… Continue reading

Bon Jovi, Lady Gaga headlining Clinton fundraising spree

WASHINGTON – Hillary Clinton embarked Monday on an aggressive campaign dash across the United States, further fueling questions about whether the front-running Democratic presidential candidate is having a harder time than expected locking down the Left in the face of… Continue reading

The real ‘Terminator:’ Robots compete in the 2015 DARPA Robotics Challenge

While “Terminator Genysis” brings back a fictional world ruled by robots to movie screens later this month, thanks to the U.S. military, the prospect of military robot military warfare became closer to reality thanks to the 2015 DARPA Robotics Challenge.… Continue reading

Solar eclipse: Green groups fight sun-powered plant over Bighorn worries

One might expect environmentalists to fight a new power plant, but a new battle being waged by California green groups against a solar facility shows there may be something new under the sun, after all.
A solar-powered plant proposed by… Continue reading