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Ontario, Canada, to Dump Jerry Brown’s International Climate Change Pact

Ontario, Canada, to Dump Jerry Brown’s International Climate Change Pact

Gov. Jerry Brown’s international cap-and-trade pact to tackle climate change is on the verge of imploding following the election earlier this month of a new government in Ontario, Canada, that ran on the promise of dumping the very expensive climate change deal.

LA Metro Plans Sepulveda Pass Train for 2028 Summer Olympics

LA Metro Plans Sepulveda Pass Train for 2028 Summer Olympics

LA Metro began a series of public meetings last week to showcase a Sepulveda Pass train route to launch its “Twenty-eight by ’28” plan to build public transportation projects in time for the 2028 Summer Olympics.

Gov. Brown Makes Drought Water Rationing Permanent

Gov. Brown Makes Drought Water Rationing Permanent

California Governor Jerry Brown signed two bills that will force water districts and municipalities to permanently adopt even more aggressive water rationing level than during the state’s 5-year drought.

Net Neutrality Officially Ends on June 11

Net Neutrality Officially Ends on June 11

The expiration of Net Neutrality rules -- which regulated broadband cable as if it were a rotary phone service -- is set for June 11.

LA Metro Toll Lanes End Electric Vehicle Free Rides

LA Metro Toll Lanes End Electric Vehicle Free Rides

Los Angeles County’s Metro Transportation Authority Board voted to end allowing solo-occupied zero-emission vehicles free use of the highly trafficked 10 and 110 freeway toll lanes.

Marijuana Cultivation Damaging California Water Supply

Marijuana Cultivation Damaging California Water Supply

California water supply is suffering serious degradation from the 99 percentof unlicensed marijuana cultivators that remain unlicensed to avoid taxes and environmental regulation.

California’s Hayward Fault is ‘Tectonic Time Bomb’ Risk for 2 Million

California’s Hayward Fault is ‘Tectonic Time Bomb’ Risk for 2 Million

The US Geological Survey (USGS)has issued a report on the 112th-year anniversary of the San Francisco Earthquake warning that 7.0 quake on the San Andreas Fault’s big brother, called the Hayward Fault, could create a massive liquefaction event (sandy soils becoming liquid-like) along much of the East Bay periphery.

SoCal’s Bratz Doll Founder Bids $900M for Toys ‘R’ Us

SoCal’s Bratz Doll Founder Bids $900M for Toys ‘R’ Us

MGA Entertainment, Inc., which made billions of dollars from the fashion forward "Bratz" dolls and Little Tykes toys, has bid $900 million for the failing Toys “R” Us brand and its 1,700 remaining stores.

14,000 Used Needles at OC River Homeless Camps

14,000 Used Needles at OC River Homeless Camps

Orange County found 13,950 used hypodermic needles left by evicted homeless people along the Santa Ana River, confirming public health concerns that led to the camps' removal.

Bay Area Car Burglary Gang Stole Thousands of Laptops 

Bay Area Car Burglary Gang Stole Thousands of Laptops 

An East Bay Area car burglary gang that is believed to have stolen thousands of electronic devices was caught with 900 laptops headed for the Port of Oakland for shipment to Vietnam.

Cancer ‘Vaccine’ Eliminates 97% of Mice Tumors

Cancer ‘Vaccine’ Eliminates 97% of Mice Tumors

Stanford University researchers have reported 97 percent laboratory success eliminating metastasized tumors in mice by injecting vaccines directly into tumors to activate T cells.

LAX Tests Facial Recognition to Speed Passenger Check-in

LAX Tests Facial Recognition to Speed Passenger Check-in

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is starting to use commercially available facile recognition software to confirm the identity of international travelers and drastically speed up the check-in process.

Oroville Dam Repair Cost Spikes to $870 Million

Oroville Dam Repair Cost Spikes to $870 Million

The California Department of Water Resources' (DWR) cost estimates for the Oroville Dam crisis and repair have spiked to $870 million, after an independent forensic report blamed the state for misleading the public about its knowledge of dangerous conditions.

LA Times Newsroom Votes 85% to Unionize

LA Times Newsroom Votes 85% to Unionize

Eighty-five percent of the LA Times newsroom employees voted for the first time in 136 years to unionize under the Commercial Workers of America.

CNN Tries, Fails to Get Donald Trump Kicked off Twitter

CNN Tries, Fails to Get Donald Trump Kicked off Twitter

CNN's Brian Stelter asked Twitter on Tuesday whether President Donald Trump's tweet threatening North Korea with his "much bigger & more powerful" nuclear button violated the social media network's terms of service.

La Niña Brings Global Cooling, Except for California

La Niña Brings Global Cooling, Except for California

A strengthening La Niña weather pattern has brought cooler temperatures to the world -- except in California, where it is expected to be dry and warm for the next three months.

Los Angeles Gamer Arrested After Police ‘Swatting’ Death

Los Angeles Gamer Arrested After Police ‘Swatting’ Death

Police arrested a Los Angeles man on Friday after he made a revenge prank call -- a "swatting" -- to police in Kansas about a potential hostage incident that resulted in the police killing an innocent man.

California Wildfires to Cost $180 Billion This Year

California Wildfires to Cost $180 Billion This Year

With firefighters gaining the upper hand as "red flag" winds die down, it appears that the bill for this year’s California wildfire season will come in at around $180 billion.

California Legislature Plans to Pass Own Net Neutrality

California Legislature Plans to Pass Own Net Neutrality

California’s Democrat-controlled legislature is again leading the so-called "resistance" to President Donald Trump -- this time, by planning to reinstate Net Neutrality rules repealed by FCC’s Republican majority last Thursday.

Will Bitcoin’s 3,000% Profit End in Pump & Dump Tears?

Will Bitcoin’s 3,000% Profit End in Pump & Dump Tears?

Bitcoin’s 3,000 percent profit, heavily concentrated ownership, and thin trading markets could be setting up the first crypto-currency for a manipulative “pump and dump” disaster.

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