Chevron Corp has announced that it is cutting off 10% of its workforce, which will save its budget. On Friday, Chief Executive Officer John Watson gave a downbeat view of an industry facing a lot of problems due to low oil prices.
An over 55% drop in crude oil CLc1 since past year has...read more
The national Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced on Tuesday that so far in this year they have spotted eighty Guadalupe fur seals stranded on the California coast. It said the sightings are far above the average of 10 to 12.
The agency said when they spotted the seals 42 of...read more
According to a new study, high-fat omega-3 Inuit diet of the Arctic that consists of seafood like seals or whales activated gene mutations that led to low rates of diabetes and heart disease. The study has been published in the journal Science on September 17.
The study has been carried...read more
Federal regulators said that Volkswagen AG knowingly avoided federal requirements for emissions in almost half-million diesel cars in the United States since 2009. Regulators claimed that the German carmaker evaded the requirements by writing vehicle software that activated anti-pollution...read more
Scientists at Lawrence Berkeley Livermore Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and the University of California, Berkeley, have come up with a material that acts very much like the well known invisibility cloak of Harry Potter.
Details regarding the new invisibility cloak technology were published...read more
A mysterious chunk of ice the size of a basketball fell from the sky and smashed through the roof of a California home Wednesday morning, leaving people inside startled and shocked.
Monica Savath said she along with other members of her family was in the living room of their home in...read more
A key financial committee on Thursday declined to take up a bill that would increase California's minimum wage to $13 an hour over the next couple of years and tie future increases to inflation.
Refusing to take up SB3, the Assembly Appropriations Committee said lawmakers would instead...read more
California, the biggest as well as the most populous state in the U.S., is known for its growth in technology sector and groundbreaking products. But some experts believe that it needs to rebuild its infrastructure systems to protect its lead.
A big majority of the Golden State's...read more
California lawmakers approved a measure designed to restrict the use of drones over private properties without their owners’ permission. Flying a drone less-than 350 feet above a private property without prior permission would be considered a trespass violation.
The Assembly voted 43-11...read more
Parts of bone-dry California will likely get significant relief from drought this winter as El Niño is expected to bring heavy rains to areas where they are needed the most, weather forecasters said.
The National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has predicted at least a 33...read more
Providing a significant protection to grocery store workers, California has enacted a new law that that will require supermarkets to retain employees after a change in ownership.
Gov. Jerry Brown announced on Monday that he signed Assembly Bill 359 into law to protect supermarket workers...read more
The two boys, who lost their lives last Friday after a heavy tree branch fell on their tent at a campground in Yosemite National Park, have been identified as teenage friends from Orange County.
Dragon Kim and his friend Justin Lee were camping at Upper Pines Campground in Yosemite Valley...read more
- Audi Q5 e-tron to reportedly be launched in China next month
- Chip and ship shortages are main threats to Tesla’s sales growth: Elon Musk
- Rivian DC fast chargers to be eventually opened to all electric vehicles
- Tesla Gigafactory Berlin is able to produce 1 car body every 45 seconds: Elon Musk
- Chevrolet Silverado EV will have massive glass roof
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- Porsche reportedly developing electric version of 718 sports car
- Tesla Model Y Performance becomes little bit more expensive to order in China
- Porsche’s recently unveiled Mission R Concept previews electric race cars of future
- Chinese manufacturer GAC’s Aion V e-SUV can charge 0-80% in just 8 minutes
- Oshidori International exits Japanese casino race, citing serious ethical irregularities
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Vincent “Uncle Mick” DelGiudice, an 85-year-old man...Read More