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Humpback Whale Entangled in Fishing Line partially freed off California coast

Marine experts tried to free a humpback whale that got stuck in a commercial fishing line off the coast of Laguna Beach in California. This is not the first such case of this year.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) rescuers tracked the humpback whale while looking... read more

California deciding whether to add red meat in cancer-alert list

California is properly evaluating the recent findings of the World Health Organization in order to determine whether or not to include red meat and products using red meat like hot dogs, sausages and bacon to be added in cancer-alert list. This may put the state at war with the meat industry as... read more

Sea World Takes Legal Action against California Coastal Commission for Whale Breeding Ban

According to sources, the California Coastal Commission has been charged legal action by the Sea World Entertainment Inc for banning killer whale breeding. Last week, the California Coastal Commission voted to give SeaWorld San Diego a permit to build two larger orca pools on the condition that... read more

Request to Cancel California’s School Vaccination Law Falls Short by 365,880 Signatures

An effort to cancel California’s new stricter law requiring mandatory vaccines for school children failed to submit enough signatures to qualify a ballot initiative. The law was signed by Democratic Governor Jerry Brown in June after an outbreak of measles among unvaccinated people at Disneyland... read more

California Coastal Commission bans SeaWorld Orca Breeding

SeaWorld’s bid to expand the tanks that the company uses to hold killer whales in San Diego has been approved on Thursday by the California Coastal Commission. But the commission banned the breeding of the captive orcas that would live in them.

According to animal rights activists,... read more

WSJ: Apple will add 1,200 new employees to its car project; will ship first car in 2019

According to a Wall Street Journal (WSJ) report, tech giant Apple will add nearly 1,200 new employees to its much-rumored ‘Titan’ electric car project; and the company’s first car will likely hit the markets in 2019.

The WSJ report, based on the information shared by unidentified sources... read more

Planned Parenthood fetal tissue scandal: California Attorney General to Review Videos

On Friday, California Attorney General Kamala Harris mentioned in a letter to four Democratic members of Congress that she is planning to properly go through two videos provided by anti-abortion activists raising questions on Planned Parenthood's procedures for providing fetal tissues to... read more

California drought linked to increased risk of West Nile virus: Experts

According to experts, drought in California has increased the risk of West Nile virus. This year, one person has already died in the state as a result of the condition. According to the Los Angeles Times, last year, there was an increase in West Nile deaths in California.

According to... read more

California gas prices could top $4 a gallon before easing again

California motorists are experiencing a notable increase in gas prices, and the average price of the fuel could top $4 per gallon before easing again, industry analysts said.

While the nationwide gas prices are on the decline, average price of the fuel in Los Angeles jumped 9 cents to $3.... read more

Frozen embryos at center of California divorce war

Multiple cryogenically frozen and preserved embryos are at the center of a divorce war in California, and a court ruling in the case is expected to determine how the state will deal with such legal conflicts in the future.

On the eve of their wedding in September 2010, Stephen Findley and... read more

California woman killed in ice-caves collapse identified

The woman who lost her life in the partial collapse of the Big Four Ice Caves earlier this week has been identified as Anna L. Santana -- a 34-year-old resident of Southern California and mother of four.

Officials confirmed on Thursday that Santana was killed in Monday's partial collapse... read more

Latinos outnumber whites in California

Latinos have finally surpassed whites to become the largest racial or ethnic group in California, according to fresh stats compiled and released by the U.S. Census Bureau.

According to the Census Bureau’s latest report, the long-expected demographic shift took place sometime in the first... read more

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