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The death penalty in California - The Economist

The EconomistThe death penalty in CaliforniaThe EconomistOf the more than 900 people California has sentenced to death since 1978, only 13 have been executed. The last one died in 2006. The same year, a federal court ruled that California's mode of lethal injection carried a risk that “an inmate ...[read more]

Golden States: What's Behind the Plan to Break Up California? - NBCNews.com

Golden States: What's Behind the Plan to Break Up California?NBCNews.comA Silicon Valley-based tech entrepreneur has a plan to fix all of California's problems by dividing it up into six new states. About Us · Careers · Contact · Privacy Policy – UPDATED · Terms of Service · Site Map · Advertise ...[read more]

Porcelain dolls resembling young girls placed in front of California homes - myfox8.com

myfox8.comPorcelain dolls resembling young girls placed in front of California homesmyfox8.comSAN CLEMENTE, Calif. — Authorities in California are investigating after four families said porcelain dolls were left in front of their home that resemble young girls who live in the homes, according to ...[read more]

man, 80, guns down pregnant home invader: 'I shot her twice, she best be dead' - New York Daily News

New York Daily Newsman, 80, guns down pregnant home invader: 'I shot her twice, she best be dead'New York Daily NewsThey came to the wrong house. An 80-year-old California retiree shot dead a pregnant woman as she and a male accomplice tried to flee Tuesday night after breaking in and robbing the...[read more]

California launches CalCloud with IBM, for state and local agencies - Sacramento Business Journal

Christian Science MonitorCalifornia launches CalCloud with IBM, for state and local agenciesSacramento Business Journal“CalCloud is an important step towards providing faster and more cost effective IT services to California state departments and ultimately to the citizens of California,” Marybel...[read more]

Judge Halts Plans To Drill Near California National Park - ThinkProgress

ThinkProgressJudge Halts Plans To Drill Near California National ParkThinkProgressA California judge has struck down plans for oil drilling near Pinnacles National Park, saying county officials failed to account for the numerous environmental risks of the drilling project when they approved it. M...[read more]

Ships and blue whales on a collision course off California coast - Los Angeles Times

ValueWalkShips and blue whales on a collision course off California coastLos Angeles TimesBlue whales cluster for long periods in the busy shipping lanes off the California coast, according to a new study that raises concern about collisions between vessels and the endangered animals. This is far...[read more]

Dan Walters: California's death penalty dying of old age - Sacramento Bee

The EconomistDan Walters: California's death penalty dying of old ageSacramento BeeDuring the last four decades, no California political issue has burned more intensely than capital punishment, but it may have ended with a whimper, rather than with a bang, last week. Federal Judge Cormac Carney r...[read more]

Think California should be split into 6? Here's where you should live - Los Angeles Times

Think California should be split into 6? Here's where you should liveLos Angeles Times“A Field Poll in February found that 59% of California voters oppose a breakup of the state, [Steve] Maviglio noted, and the strategist predicted the business community and Democratic and Republican leaders will...[read more]

How's California Doing? - New York Times (blog)

How's California Doing?New York Times (blog)There's been a lot of talk lately about how the great Kansas tax-cut experiment is doing, namely very badly. But what about the anti-Kansas — California? It's a state with a Democratic supermajority. Its policies aren't left-wing in the way Kansas's ......[read more]