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Southern California Prepares as Big Waves Brew - ABC News
KSBW The Central CoastSouthern California Prepares as Big Waves BrewABC NewsThe surf was churning in Southern California, and even bigger waves were brewing. Surfers and gawkers crowded beaches Tuesday while workers hurried to fortify beaches and sandbag low-lying areas against flooding from the ...[read more]

After missteps, Dunkin' Donuts set for California expansion - Boston Globe
Boston GlobeAfter missteps, Dunkin' Donuts set for California expansionBoston GlobeDunkin' Donuts, the coffee chain so familiar in the Northeast, is nearing the end of an expansion march across the country to become a true national brand. The retailer will kick off its California expansion on Tue...[read more]

Southern California Prepares for Big Storm Surf - ABC News
Southern California Prepares for Big Storm SurfABC NewsSand bags and surfers populated Southern California beaches Tuesday in anticipation of potentially damaging surf spawned by Hurricane Marie spinning off Mexico's Pacific coast. While workers hurried to fortify beaches and protect low-lying ar...[read more]

Mexican President Praises California Policies - ABC News
Breitbart NewsMexican President Praises California PoliciesABC NewsCalifornia also allows immigrants here illegally to apply for state-funded college scholarships and aid at public universities. And earlier this month, Brown and the Democratic legislative leaders announced a plan to spend $3 mill...[read more]

California drought: San Jose declares water shortage, but won't fine wasters - San Jose Mercury News
California drought: San Jose declares water shortage, but won't fine wastersSan Jose Mercury NewsSAN JOSE -- More than seven months into the California drought, San Jose has officially declared a citywide water shortage, asking the city's 1 million residents to cut their water use by 20 percent -...[read more]

Is California too green for Tesla's 'gigafactory'? - Los Angeles Times
Is California too green for Tesla's 'gigafactory'?Los Angeles TimesWhen Palo Alto-based Tesla Motors announced plans to build a $5-billion battery "gigafactory," it listed four states as possible homes — none of them California. Since then, feverish wooing by Gov. Jerry Brown's administration and...[read more]

California passes law mandating smartphone kill switch - PCWorld
TIMECalifornia passes law mandating smartphone kill switchPCWorldSmartphones sold in California will soon be required to have a kill switch that lets users remotely lock them and wipe them of data in the event they are lost or stolen. The demand is the result of a new law, signed into effect on M...[read more]

Jerry Brown: Immigrants, legal or not, 'welcome in California' - Los Angeles Times
Jerry Brown: Immigrants, legal or not, 'welcome in California'Los Angeles TimesThe trip comes less than a month after Brown visited Mexico City on a four-day trade mission. The governor has been prodding California's southern neighbor to take stronger action against climate change. He's also been...[read more]

Federal judge strikes down California gun purchase waiting period in some cases - Fox News
Fox NewsFederal judge strikes down California gun purchase waiting period in some casesFox NewsA federal judge in California has struck down a law that requires a 10-day waiting period for gun purchases, but only for current gun owners who have already passed a background check and those who have...[read more]

California earthquake prompts calls for early-warning system - Fox News
Fox NewsCalifornia earthquake prompts calls for early-warning systemFox NewsRichard Allen, director of the University of California, Berkeley, Seismological Lab, said his lab received a 10-second advance notice estimating a 5.7-magnitude quake and warning of light shaking before the seismic waves...[read more]