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Population Boom, Massive Diversity Change Face of California

By Sharifah Chammas on Jul 26, 2007 - 2:19:01 PM
LOS ANGELES  Between California’s recently projected population boom and demographic transformation, the state's color lines are changing.  In 2050, California’s population will balloon to 60 million people and Hispanics will constitute the new majority of the state's population.  New category "multi-racial" also steps up.


By Richard Nava on Jul 15, 2007 - 1:10:00 PM
Take a closer look into the Cornucopia Foundation and how it relates to current trends and shifts in farming and the environment.

Rat Poison In Recalled Pet Food

By Elizabeth Strack on Mar 25, 2007 - 1:32:00 PM

Rat poison has been found in the massive recall of pet food.  Representatives of a food laboratory in Albany, N.Y., and the New York agriculture commissioner confirmed the rat poison findings on Friday afternoon.  A news conference was called to release the findings of tests conducted on the pet food this week, as well as provide information to the public and other researchers looking into the situation....

  Schwarzenegger Signs Global Warming Bill

By Jane Tran on Oct 1, 2006 - 10:00:00 PM
In an effort to curb the growing problems of global warming, Californias Republican Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has signed a contract this past Wednesday that will impose the nations first cap on greenhouse gas emissions.

California Sues Leading Automakers Over Vehicle Emissions

By Lisa Regardie on Sep 24, 2006 - 10:00:00 PM
On Wednesday, Attorney General Bill Lockyer filed a lawsuit on behalf of the People of the State of California, suing the leading U.S. and Japanese auto manufacturers to make them aware of current and future effects of greenhouse gas emissions from vehicles. He alleged that emissions have cost the state millions of dollars, contributed significantly to global warming, and harmed the resources, infrastructure and environmental health of California.

  HP Chairwoman Steps Down Amid Hacking Scandal

By Lisa Regardie on Sep 17, 2006 - 10:00:00 PM
Silicon Valley's biggest and oldest technology company, Hewlett-Packard, located in Palo Alto, Calif., has been rocked by a scandal. HP Chairwoman, Patricia Dunn, and another board member are stepping down from their positions early next year as a result of a media leak, and face the threat of criminal charges, according to news reports.

Raging Wildfire Burns 13,000 Acres Near Castaic

By Lisa Regardie on Sep 10, 2006 - 10:00:00 PM
Los Padres National Forest in Ventura County was consumed by a raging wildfire that burned and grew to more than 13,000 acres Friday, although no structures were threatened and no one has been hurt fighting the blaze, according to news reports.

  Medicare Physician Cuts May Cause Problems in California

By Jenia Gorton on Jul 30, 2006 - 10:00:00 PM
Congress has again been discussing whether to follow through on cutting physician payments to make up for inflated spending. According to the Associated Press, A program set up in 1997 to put the brakes on federal Medicare spending sets annual and cumulative spending targets for physician reimbursements. Furthermore, When spending increases exceed economic growth, payments to doctors are supposed to be cut.

Wildfire Continues to Head Southwest

By Chavonne O'Rear on Jul 16, 2006 - 9:00:00 PM

Yucca County, CA-A wildfire that started as a result of lightning in Yucca County, California last weekend spread through Pioneertown, among other counties.  The fire is moving southwest by winds and gusts up to 25mph.  It is thought to reach the San Bernardino National Forest, which could definitely escalate the situation.  If the fire does reach this national forest, officials say that it would be extremely hard to contain. 


  Football Players Deny Sexual Assault Charges

By Hoorig Santikian on Jul 16, 2006 - 9:00:00 AM
Two Football players in the Central Valley stated that they were not guilty of sexually assaulting an 11-year old runaway. Eight other men were allegedly involved in the crime.

Hand Count Requested in Congressional Race

By Chavonne O'Rear on Jul 9, 2006 - 9:48:00 PM
Diebold voting machines being taken home.  Unaccounted for absentee ballots.  Voters are saying that they want a recount.  Last Wednesday, a recount was requested for the Bilbray-Busby Congresssional Race.

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