California smartphone 'kill switch' bill fails
Fri, 25 Apr 2014 05:58:50 GMT
A bill that would force electronics manufacturers to install a shut-off function in all smartphones narrowly failed in the state Senate on Thursday but could be revived later this spring.
Scathing Report Finds School Privatization Hurts Poor Kids
Fri, 25 Apr 2014 05:57:54 GMT
In pushing these efforts, politicians, rightwing think tanks, chambers of commerce, and, most of all, the American Legislative Exchange Council are actually creating the very problem of failure in the school system they claim their privatization plans will help address.
LA Kings avoid elimination in 6-3 win over Sharks
Fri, 25 Apr 2014 05:57:31 GMT
Justin Williams and Marian Gaborik scored two goals apiece, and the Los Angeles Kings emphatically avoided first-round playoff elimination with a 6-3 victory over the San Jose Sharks in Game 4 on Thursday night.
Nevada rancher defends remarks, loses supporters
Fri, 25 Apr 2014 05:57:29 GMT
Eleven middle school students and their driver were injured when a school bus jumped a curb Thursday and rammed into trees in Southern California, authorities said.
Suisun Marsh plan gets federal signoff
Fri, 25 Apr 2014 05:57:24 GMT
A Suisun Marsh plan that calls for 5,000 to 7,000 acres of tidal wetlands restoration over 30 years and steps to benefit 40,000 acres of managed wetlands has become official.
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