California

Donnie Humphrey passes away at 53

Donnie Humphrey, a former nose tackle and defensive end in the National Football League, died at 53 at his home in Yucca Valley, California. He died after a brief illness.

Recently, he had undergone a surgery to get a leg amputated. For now, not much is known about the arrangements, but... read more

Many Covered California plans being canceled without consent & notice

An increasing number of Californians are concerned over an emerging worrisome trend in which their Covered California health plans are being canceled without any consent and sometimes even without notice.

Ricki Manahan, a resident of Truckee, Lake Tahoe, said she and her husband signed up... read more

Scientists use GPS technology to study extent of west US drought

According to a study published in the journal Science, scientists used GPS technology to study the extent of the western US drought and reported that severe water shortage has been causing parts of the Earth's crust to rise. Figures suggest that since 2013, nearly 62 trillion gallons of water... read more

Maryam Mirzakhani’s Win will encourage Many Young Female Mathematicians

Nearly after eight decades of the establishment of the Fields Medal, a woman has won the medal. Maryam Mirzakhani is the first woman to win the most prestigious mathematics award.

At a ceremony in Seoul on August 13, Mirzakhani, an Iranian maths professor at Stanford University in... read more

Robotic Technology and its Impact on Employment

The Pew Research Center recently published a fascinating report that surveyed a series of well-known thinkers about the future of employment.

It throws light on the fact that how the life in 2025 will be influenced under technology that includes robots and artificial intelligence. Nearly... read more

Sea World’s Biologists use Artificial Insemination to Produce World’s First Test-Tube Penguin

Sea World's Reproductive Research Center biologists announced the world's first test-tube penguin. The biologists used the artificial insemination technique, which is known to maximize genetic diversity.

A syringe and a catheter were used to extract the semen. The biologists put the semen... read more

Wildfire in Wofford Heights triggers evacuation order

Residents of the Wofford Heights area, around thirty miles northeast of Bakersfield, were forced to evacuate their houses and move to a safer area as firefighters could not extinguish a nearby wildfire.

The Kern County Sheriff's office confirmed late Saturday that the smoky wildfire... 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

Incumbents holding strong across California

The initial results for some vote-by-mail ballots for the first statewide election to test California's top-two primary system have revealed that incumbents are holding strong throughout the state.

On Tuesday, voters cast votes for state offices ranging from governor to insurance... read more

Democratic Rep. Scott Peters takes early lead over DeMaio & others

Democratic Rep. Scott Peters took an early lead over openly gay GOP candidate Carl DeMaio in the count of absentee ballots on Tuesday night; however, DeMaio remained on track to advance in California House race.

Peters, a former member of the San Diego City Council, took a lead over... read more

Prisoners aren’t getting adequate mental health care: report

California state prisoners do not have access to adequate mental health care even as around a third of the adult prisoners in the state are suffering from some kind of mental illness.

According to a fresh report filed in a federal court by special master Matthew Lopes, many patients, who... read more

Californian brown pelicans are in trouble again

California's brown pelicans, which were delisted from the U. S. Endangered Species list in 2009, are once again in trouble, a newly released annual population survey report suggests.

The survey led University of California Davis, a global community of individuals united to protect... read more

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