Thursday Dec 5
The Fresno Bee
Capitol Alert: Realtors give $500k to California Dems as short-sale dispute ends
The California Association of Realtors' political action committee gave $500,000 to the state Democratic Party the day before the Democrat-dominated Franchise Tax Board effectively resolved a months-long legislative fight over the state's tax treatment of short sales.
In El Dorado County
Aloka Vihara Nuns in Placerville
Public invited to join Ayya Anandabodhi and Ayya Santacitta of Aloka Vihara to hear them speak about "The Benei ts of Quieting the Mind" on Saturday and Daylong lead by the Aloka Vihara Nuns on "Listening to Natural Law" on Sunday.
Kanye West Makes Surprise Appearance at Odd Future Carnival
Odd Future's legion of fans showed up to the Los Angeles Coliseum in full force for the second annual Camp Flog Gnaw Carnival held yesterday, Nov. 9. Complete with an OF-branded Ferris wheel towering over a handful of other carnival rides, a skate park hidden under an overpass, and a festival-sized stage, the California-based crew entertained 2,000 ... (more)
Meteorite Hunting is the New Money-Making Trend for Astronomy Aficionados
Brenda Salveson was out walking her dog when she happened upon a 17-gram chunk of space rock, worth around $1,000 per gram.