Monday Aug 25
Downtown Vallejo with minor quake damage
While downtown Napa prepared for days of cleanup, downtown Vallejo escaped relatively unscathed following Sunday's early morning 6.0 quake.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
The Modesto Bee
Students take the LEAD
These junior Angus members represented California at the 2014 LEAD Conference, July 31 - Aug. 3 in Philadelphia, Pa.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
How Microscopic Ocean Life May Help Make It Rain
Clouds can carry millions of pounds of water, but that doesn't mean rain and snow just happen.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Contra Costa Times
Rodeo-Hercules fire board rejects call to rescind assessment
The Rodeo-Hercules Fire District board resisted a call from one of its members this week to rescind a controversial $82-a-year benefit assessment on most district properties that is designed to bolster fire protection and emergency medical response.
Microbes, rain, and climate
Dusty air blowing across the Pacific from Asia and Africa plays a critical role in precipitation patterns throughout the drought-stricken western U.S. Today, a scientist will present new research suggesting that the exact chemical make-up of that dust, including microbes found in it, is the key to how much rain and snow falls from clouds throughout ... (more)
Mon Aug 11, 2014
GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Arrested in Shooting
The Republican who finished fifth in the primary for California governor was arrested Friday as a suspect in a Fresno County shooting that left one man wounded and a horse dead, officials said.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Local lawyer in $1 billion lead paint case honored
The deputy city attorney was part of a team of 27 lawyers who in March won a $1.15 billion judgment against paint manufacturers, after arguing that lead paint in homes is a public nuisance that poses great risk to children.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Tye 'Glenn' Champ arrested for 'shooting his neighbor and killing horse'
A registered sex offender, he told voters that he had turned his life around since being in prison and finding God He was arrested Friday, a day after officials say he opened fire during a dispute with his neighbor in Prather, California Tye 'Glenn' Champ, 48, was arrested a day after Fresno County Sheriff's officials say he opened fire during a ... (more)
Former Gubernatorial Candidate Wanted for Shooting
A former gubernatorial candidate with a checkered past is now wanted by authorities for attempted murder and cruelty to animals.