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Southern California gets more waves as storm eases - Chron.com
89.3 KPCCSouthern California gets more waves as storm easesChron.comWaves pound Hueneme Beach in Port Hueneme, Calif., Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. Thundering surf spawned by a Pacific hurricane pounded the Southern California coast Wednesday, causing minor flooding in a low-lying beach town, knocki...[read more]

Historic California lifeguard building destroyed by huge waves - Los Angeles Times
Historic California lifeguard building destroyed by huge wavesLos Angeles Times“It's a loss for the program from an emotional and administrative standpoint,” said Craig Sap, California State Parks' Angeles District superintendent. “Some people came and stood by, mournfully watching the structure ...[read more]

On second try, California plastic bag ban passes Assembly - Sacramento Bee
CBS LocalOn second try, California plastic bag ban passes AssemblySacramento BeeWith a prominent grocery workers' union back in support, the California Assembly voted on Thursday to impose a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags. Just days after the measure could not muster the 41 votes needin...[read more]

Stanford law professor Cuellar confirmed to California Supreme Court - San Jose Mercury News
Stanford law professor Cuellar confirmed to California Supreme CourtSan Jose Mercury NewsSAN FRANCISCO -- Stanford law professor Mariano-Florentino Cuellar on Thursday breezed through to confirmation to the California Supreme Court, adding a Latino and another academic to a court undergoing a dra...[read more]

California drought report: Thunderstorms bring slight relief to desert - Los Angeles Times
Wall Street JournalCalifornia drought report: Thunderstorms bring slight relief to desertLos Angeles TimesOver the last week, the only spot in California to see improved drought conditions was -- of all places -- Mojave Desert, officials reported. The area benefited enough from recent showers and...[read more]

East Porterville Residents Without Water As Wells Go Dry During California ... - CBS Local
89.3 KPCCEast Porterville Residents Without Water As Wells Go Dry During California ...CBS LocalEAST PORTERVILLE (CBS13) — Hundreds of people in a California town have no water after wells ran dry during the state's drought. The small town of East Porterville in Tulare County has about 7,300 resi...[read more]

California to hike film tax credits - Los Angeles Times
VarietyCalifornia to hike film tax creditsLos Angeles TimesIt's been a slow summer at the box office, but Hollywood got a genuine blockbuster Wednesday — a $330-million deal that will help subsidize film and TV production in California for the next five years. In a last-minute compromise reached ...[read more]

California drivers brace for costly new gas tax - Fox News
Fox NewsCalifornia drivers brace for costly new gas taxFox NewsBe it a motorist that is commuting back and forth to work or a trucker just moving goods throughout the state of California, the cost is immediately going to increase because whatever we have to pay for in carbon credits ultimately we...[read more]

Cowabunga! Hurricane-spawned waves hit Southern California; surfers hit the ... - U.S. News & World Report
Cowabunga! Hurricane-spawned waves hit Southern California; surfers hit the ...U.S. News & World ReportNEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Thundering surf spawned by a Pacific hurricane pounded the Southern California coast Wednesday, causing minor flooding in a low-lying beach town while drawing darede...[read more]

Mexico's president thanks California leaders for welcoming immigrants - Los Angeles Times
Breitbart NewsMexico's president thanks California leaders for welcoming immigrantsLos Angeles TimesMexican President Enrique Peña Nieto thanked California's leaders Tuesday for welcoming immigrants from his country — even those who came illegally — as he capped his first official trip to the Uni...[read more]