Incidents of bee thefts on the rise

Stealing honeybees may sound an awry joke but incidents of bee thefts are increasing across the United States as the payoff for a successful heist could be lucratively high.

It is definitely not a convenient thing to steal bees, but lack of security out in the field has increasingly been... read more

GOP gubernatorial candidate Kashkari faces tough task ahead

GOP gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari, who will face California's incumbent Governor Jerry Brown in the November general election, has admitted that the race for the governor is tough but he will run because he wants to rebuild the state's middle class.

Kashkari won the right to... read more

California grants endangered species protection to gray wolves

The California Fish & Game Commission recently voted to extend endangered species protection to gray wolves in the state, a move that disappointed many in the agriculture industry.

No wolves are known to exist in California, but their return is quite possible as their population has... read more

Lawmakers trying to lure Tesla to build electric-car battery plant in the state

California lawmakers are making a major effort to lure Tesla Motors to setup its electric-car battery factory in the state. The effort is being made by Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) and Ted Gaines (R-Rocklin), who are sponsoring "urgency" legislation.

The... read more

El Nińo chances increase to 82%

The chances of El Ni? o conditions developing by this fall have increased but it will likely be a moderate rather than a strong El Ni? o, the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has said.

According to NOAA scientists, who are closely tracking the Pacific Ocean for El... read more

ACA’s ‘disruptive innovation’ changed everything: says health secretary

The 'disruptive innovation' of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has changed everything and one cannot predict the result of the ongoing changes in the healthcare system, California Health Secretary Diana Dooley said.

Dooley, the head of California's Department of Health & Human Services... read more

Apex court’s ruling highlights police’s accountability to the public

The California Supreme Court's recent ruling that police agencies must let the public know the identities of officers involved in on-duty shootings has once again highlighted need and importance of police's accountability to the public.

In the ruling, the apex court declared that the... read more

Six climbers, including two Californians, reportedly died after falling from one of the most technically and physically difficult routes on Mount Rainier of Washington.

The last time anyone conversed with the climbers, including two guides from Seattle-based Alpine Ascents International,... read more

California leaders expect economic benefits from federal government’s EPA rules

Californian leaders are optimistic that the state's push to curb greenhouse gas emissions ahead of the federal government's recently proposed Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rules will give the state an economic edge over others states of the nation.

The Obama administration on... read more

More than 2,600 whooping cough cases reported during Jan-May period

Cases of persistent and sometimes deadly cough disease called pertussis (whopping cough) have increased to an alarming number in California, with more cases being reported in just first five months of this year than in the whole 2013.

The California Department of Public Health's latest... read more

California a model for U.S. to cut greenhouse gas emissions

California, the most populous state of the U. S., can act as model for the rest of the country in efforts to cut greenhouse gas pollution. The golden States is one of the first states of the country to willingly adopt the first-ever caps on power plant greenhouse gas emissions, which are... read more

California Chrome co-owner Perry Martin will return to receive Derby trophy

Racehorse California Chrome's co-owner Perry Martin said on Tuesday that he would return next week to receive the engraved Derby trophy, though he was upset about the sort of treatment that his group received during the Derby.

Martin's mother was watching horse race at the Derby from... read more


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