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Babies Effectively Banned at California Restaurant - Eater National

Fox NewsBabies Effectively Banned at California RestaurantEater NationalA popular restaurant on Monterey, California's Old Fisherman's Wharf has effectively banned babies by prohibiting use of strollers, high chairs, and booster seats, despite the fact that the wharf is a popular tourist destinat...[read more]

California exchange's health insurance rates to increase 4% in 2015 - Los Angeles Times

KPBSCalifornia exchange's health insurance rates to increase 4% in 2015Los Angeles TimesHeading into the second year of Obamacare healthcare coverage, California officials said more than 1.2 million consumers in the state-run insurance exchange can expect modest price increases of 4.2% on average...[read more]

California Drought Crisis Reaches Worst Level as It Spreads North - NBCNews.com

NBCNews.comCalifornia Drought Crisis Reaches Worst Level as It Spreads NorthNBCNews.comAs California starts handing out its first fines to water-wasters, new data reveals the state's crippling drought conditions have never been worse. As of Tuesday — the same day the stricter restrictions went in...[read more]

California's new Middle Class Scholarship awards delayed - Los Angeles Times

California's new Middle Class Scholarship awards delayedLos Angeles TimesCalifornia State University will have to cut planned enrollment growth for the fall term -- from about 20,000 to 10,000 students -- after state funding fell short of expectations. California State University will have to cut...[read more]

Neel Kashkari, candidate for California governor, poses as homeless man - Sacramento Bee

NBC Bay AreaNeel Kashkari, candidate for California governor, poses as homeless manSacramento BeeRepublican gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari was five days into his job search and down to the last $5.75 when he turned to a homeless shelter for food. He had boarded a Greyhound bus from Los Ang...[read more]

What are those brilliant blue creatures washing up on California beaches? - SFGate (blog)

SFGate (blog)What are those brilliant blue creatures washing up on California beaches?SFGate (blog)A small, blue, eye-catching creature has made a dramatic appearance at several beaches along the Northern California coast. Twitter users along the coast — in Monterey, Humboldt County, San Francisc...[read more]

Water-use restrictions take effect in California; daily fines possible - Los Angeles Times

Water-use restrictions take effect in California; daily fines possibleLos Angeles TimesThe ongoing drought reveals its effect on a nearly dry water canal where an Egret searches for food near Red Bluff in Northern California. The ongoing drought reveals its effect on a nearly dry water canal wher...[read more]

Toni Atkins will briefly be California's first openly gay governor - Los Angeles Times

USA TODAYToni Atkins will briefly be California's first openly gay governorLos Angeles TimesCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown, with Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins (D-San Diego) in the background, talks in June about signing the state budget. Atkins was serving as acting governor on Wednesday. California ...[read more]

California DMV joins motorcycle lane-splitting controversy - Los Angeles Times

California DMV joins motorcycle lane-splitting controversyLos Angeles TimesMore than three-quarters of drivers interviewed for a 2012 study conducted by the California Office for Traffic Safety said they thought lane-splitting was unsafe. Almost half thought it was illegal. Two-thirds said they d...[read more]

More than 1400 lightning strikes hit Southern California over weekend - Los Angeles Times

National GeographicMore than 1400 lightning strikes hit Southern California over weekendLos Angeles TimesMore than 1,400 lightning strikes jolted Southern California over the weekend during a rare summer thunderstorm in which a 20-year-old man died and several others were injured, officials said....[read more]