Posts Tagged ‘california’

Neighborhood Spotlight: Thunderbird Heights sprouted from an onion field

The tony, uber-exclusive neighborhood of Thunderbird Heights — playground of presidents and Hollywood A-listers, adjacent to one of California’s most storied golf courses and home of some of the finest examples of Midcentury Modern architecture — had its humble origins in an onion field outside…

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Essential California: L.A. sheriff plans new limits on ICE

Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter . It’s Friday, Feb.

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Newsom blames the media, not his own words, for confusion over high-speed rail’s future

In the early moments of Gavin Newsom’s first State of the State address, California’s new governor promised to talk “frankly and directly” on “tough calls,” including the future of the state’s rail system. Then he triggered mass confusion over the fate of the state’s $77-billion high-speed rail…

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Monster storm pummels California, prompting evacuations amid mudslides and flooding

A fierce winter storm packed with subtropical moisture continued its destructive path across California on Thursday, triggering widespread flooding that prompted evacuations and unleashing a mudslide that sent one home sliding into another in Marin County. Southern Marin fire officials said the…

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‘Shocking’ cut to California’s troubled high-speed rail project solves some problems and creates others

Gov. Gavin Newsom’s announcement that he intends to scale back California’s $77-billion bullet train project stunned many officials close to the project while also raising many questions about what it actually means. “It is shocking,” said a senior executive at a major engineering firm in California..

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In State of the State, Gov. Gavin Newsom sprints out of the shadow cast by his iconic predecessor

There was an itchiness to the relationship between Gavin Newsom, who spent eight years as an understudy, and former Gov.

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Gavin Newsom has been more antagonistic to Trump than Jerry Brown was. And he’s just getting started

Gavin Newsom’s decision to reassign National Guard troops from the Mexico border is likely just the beginning of a more aggressive stance by California and its new activist governor against President Trump’s policies.

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America has a farm labor shortage. We need a better guest worker program

Americans expect a lot from farmers and ranchers: fresh, unblemished fruits and vegetables, locally grown and responsibly harvested. In California, farmers and ranchers produce more than 400 commodities

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America has a farm labor shortage. We need a better guest worker program

Americans expect a lot from farmers and ranchers: fresh, unblemished fruits and vegetables, locally grown and responsibly harvested.

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Man killed while cleaning machine at Gardena manufacturing facility

An employee at a Gardena manufacturing plant was fatally injured Monday when a machine he was cleaning somehow turned on, authorities said. The California Division of Occupational Safety and Health was notified of the accident at German Machined Products Inc

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