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Teacher Tenure Lawsuits Spread From California To New York - NPR (blog)

NPR (blog)Teacher Tenure Lawsuits Spread From California To New YorkNPR (blog)California. There, a Los Angeles Superior Court judge found similar state laws unconstitutional, ruling that tenure rules disproportionately saddle poor and minority students with "grossly ineffective" teachers, a viola...[read more]

Drone Almost Blocks California Firefighting Planes - ABC News

CBS NewsDrone Almost Blocks California Firefighting PlanesABC NewsA private drone trying to record footage of a Northern California wildfire nearly hindered efforts to attack the flames from the air, but firefighters made enough progress to allow most of the 1,200 people under evacuation orders t...[read more]

Witnesses: Thunderstorm Hit Beach Without Warning - ABC News

Witnesses: Thunderstorm Hit Beach Without WarningABC NewsHundreds of lightning strikes were reported around Southern California as a moisture-laden monsoonal flow spread up from the south and swept the region all the way out to the ocean. "This is pretty rare" because usually the flow affects jus...[read more]

California High-Speed Rail: Some Views From the Valley - The Atlantic

The AtlanticCalifornia High-Speed Rail: Some Views From the ValleyThe AtlanticFor those joining us late: California's controversial High-Speed Rail project is worth paying attention to, no matter where you live. While everyone moans about America's decaying infrastructure, this is the most ambiti...[read more]

California to have 4 governors in 4 days this week - Statesman Journal

ReutersCalifornia to have 4 governors in 4 days this weekStatesman JournalGov. Jerry Brown, right, and Mexican Secretary of Foreign Affairs Jose Antonio Meade Kuribrena leave a news conference after talking with reporters Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in Sacramento, Calif. Brown and Meade attended a ...[read more]

One dead, 13 injured after lightning strikes at Southern California beach - CNN

CNNOne dead, 13 injured after lightning strikes at Southern California beachCNN(CNN) -- A relaxing day at Southern California's famed Venice Beach took a deadly turn Sunday afternoon when a powerful lightning bolt struck the water, killing one person and injuring at least 13, emergency officials ...[read more]

California Firefighters Battle 'Sand Fire' Blaze - TIME

California Firefighters Battle 'Sand Fire' BlazeTIMEAround 1,500 firefighters in Northern California were trying to contain the Sand Fire Sunday, officials said. The blaze has so far destroyed at least 10 homes and forced hundreds to evacuate. California Firefighters Battle Massive Blaze. Replay....[read more]

Lightning strikes 14 people on California beach, island - New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsLightning strikes 14 people on California beach, islandNew York Daily NewsA freak lightning storm battered a California beach, killing a 20-year-old man with a blast of electricity and injuring 13 more along the coast. Beachgoers watched a big storm roll across the horizon, but...[read more]

Man dies after lighting jolts California beach - Fox News

Fox NewsMan dies after lighting jolts California beachFox NewsJuly 27, 2014: Lifeguards assist a person who was in the water and apparently struck by lightning in Los Angeles. Authorities said lightning struck 14 people, leaving two critically injured, as rare summer thunderstorms swept through S...[read more]

California officials admit they have incomplete water usage data - Los Angeles Times

NBC Bay AreaCalifornia officials admit they have incomplete water usage dataLos Angeles TimesA jogger runs past a sprinkler in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park in July. As the California drought continues to worsen, state water officials are having a hard time figuring out just how much water is ...[read more]