Flooding Fields in California’s Drought
Associated Press A San Francisco Bay Area police sergeant was shot and killed during an early morning traffic stop. Hayward police say a “person of interest” is being held but has not been arrested. (July 22)
RT America “Magnum P.I.” actor Tom Selleck is the latest celebrity to be drought-shamed as California implements water restrictions to deal with the crisis. According to a filed complaint, an unknown person was seen filling a water truck with water from a fire hydrant in a neighboring California district and then observed delivering it to… Read More “No Friend to Cali: Actor Tom Selleck accused of stealing water from California”
Published on Jul 6, 2015 CNN’s Dan Simon reports on the murder of Kate Steinle on Pier 14 in San Francisco, who was shot by an undocumented immigrant.
CNN Two drivers in Los Angeles fueled by road rage ended up getting out of their cars in oncoming traffic to fist fight.
Democracy Now Is a 100% renewable energy future possible? According to Stanford professor Mark Jacobson, the answer is yes. Jacobson has developed plans for all 50 states to transform their power infrastructure to rely on wind, water and solar power. This comes as California lawmakers have approved a dozen ambitious environmental and energy bills creating… Read More “A Fossil Fuel Free World is Possible: How to Power a Warming Earth Without Oil, Coal and Nuclear”
Democracy Now As California’s massive drought worsens, new mandatory water restrictions have just gone into effect, requiring residents to cut back water use by a net total of 25 percent. A new study by the University of California, Davis finds that in 2015 alone, the drought will cost the state’s farmers and agricultural industry $2.7… Read More “From Historic California Drought to Deadly Indian Heatwave, Global Warming is Wreaking Havoc”