Are Sacramento Politicians ‘Playing Politics’ To Keep The State Auditor Out Of The EDD?

In response, Assemblyman Patterson said in a statement Wednesday, “Governor Newsom has become notorious for his words – not his actions. It’s our responsibility in the Legislature to not only hold the EDD accountable but the governor as well. I will continue to do both on behalf of the people of California.”

EU to Ban Certain Pesticides to Help Bees

The ruling came about after 15 of the EU’s 27 nations voted to restrict use of these pesticides. They will now only be allowed for use on plants that aren’t “attractive to pollinators” like bees, the BBC reported. The United Kingdom voted against the ban, arguing the science behind the proposal is inconclusive. Another seven […]

Magic Build Big Lead, Stay On Roll In 132-116 Win Over Kings

But the Magic lost Jonathan Isaac again when he appeared to re-injure the left knee he hurt Jan. 1 that kept him out until the restart. The third-year player was taken off the court in a wheelchair after crumpling to the floor in pain in the fourth quarter as the knee appeared to buckle on […]

California health insurance rates increase slightly for 2021

From 2015 through 2019, monthly premiums in California’s marketplace increased an average of 8.5 percentage points per year. But since then, California’s Democratic-controlled Legislature and governor have passed laws aimed at getting more healthier people to buy coverage — including taxing people who refuse to buy health insurance and offering new subsidies to people who […]

Dark side of wine labeling: A California winemaker’s Oregon controversy

Since my story was published, there’s been a small update. On Monday, Oregon’s House Interim Committee on Economic Development and Trade convened a hearing to discuss, among other topics, how to address the Oregon wine industry’s growing concerns over wine labeling. A bottle of Wagner’s Elouan wine sat in front of the lawmakers. State Representative […]

The evolution of Extinction Rebellion

A few weeks later, in a sign that perhaps a more consensual approach was gaining the upper hand in XR, the group announced that Hallam – whom Bradbrook had previously described as XR’s “biggest asset and worst liability” – no longer had a formal role with the group. In a statement posted to Facebook on […]

Orlando Magic forward Isaac suffers torn ACL

“That one brought me to tears, and instantly, just because I know how good of a guy J.I. is and how hard he works and how hard he has worked to get back since hurting himself in D.C. That was tough.”

Telluride Film Festival Announces Lineup Despite Cancellation Of This Year’s Labor Day Weekend Event

The honorees chosen for the 2020 Silver Medallion Awards, which recognize artists’ significant contributions to the world of cinema, are Academy Award-winning actor Anthony Hopkins (The Father), Academy Award-winning actress Kate Winslet (Ammonite) and director, screenwriter and producer Chloé Zhao (Nomadland).

Vehicle malfunction sparked Apple Fire in Southern California

In Riverside County, officials allowed flames from the Apple Fire to run up the side of Mount San Gorgonio, an 11,000-foot peak, because it wasn’t safe to let crews work in such steep, rugged terrain, said Lisa Cox, a spokeswoman for the U.S. Forest Service.

NBA wrap: Westbrook helps Rockets edge Bucks, Celtics win

Anthony Davis says sealing West’s top spot had been ‘a long time coming for the Laker Nation’