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"Big money interests have come in and shut out the people," said Ted Costa, chief executive of the Sacramento-based anti-tax organization People's Advocate, one of the initiative's original sponsors.
AP - A Toyota executive said Thursday the company is "mystified" by a report that a California man's Prius gas pedal became stuck and caused the car to speed out of control on a California freeway.
The US Geological Survey has said that California has a 99.7% chance of having a magnitude 6.7 earthquake â€” or bigger â€” in the next three decades. University of California, Berkeley Professor and former Architecture Department Chair Mary Comerio says that, â€œCalifornia is probably the best-prepared place in the world,â€ but there are still preventative [...]
An old proverb states that to stay young is to keep alert and active or: "An idle mind is the devil's workshop."University of California neurobiologists are providing the first visual evidence that learning promotes brain health â€” and, therefore, that mental stimulation could limit the debilitating effects of aging on memory and the mind.Using a novel visualization technique they devised to ...
A leader in pushing for a ballot initiative to suspend Assembly Bill 32, California's landmark greenhouse-gas emissions law, said Wednesday he now opposes the effort and is willing to write a ballot argument against it.
AFP - A restaurant in Santa Monica, California faces criminal charges after being accused of selling sushi made from whale meat, the sale of which is strictly banned in the United States, prosecutors said.
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Tusday simultaneously defended the state's greenhouse gas reduction law and repeated his support of expanded oil drilling off the Santa Barbara coast.
The state's nonpartisan legislative analyst's office says the losses could occur in the short term. State Sen. David Cogdill uses the report to criticize climate regulation.Debate over the economic effects of California's first-in-the-nation global warming law flared this week, with a report saying short-term job losses can be expected.
AP - Feds to probe cause of runaway Prius in California
AP - A Toyota Prius that sped out of control on a California freeway was towed to a dealership Tuesday while federal and company inspectors converged on the car to determine whether a stuck gas pedal was to blame.