Tag: California

As Rents Outrun Pay, California Families Live on a Knife’s Edge

[Sign up for our daily newsletter about news from California here.] LOS ANGELES — When Priscilla Fregoso and her family moved into their apartment in Van Nuys, a neighborhood in the San Fernando Valley, three years ago, she finally breathed a sigh of relief. They had bounced from home to home in Long Beach and […]

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What Do Californians Think of the Candidates?

ImageTen candidates debated in Atlanta on Wednesday night.Credit…Demetrius Freeman for The New York Times Good morning. (Here’s the sign-up if you don’t already get California Today by email.) On Wednesday night, 10 Democratic presidential candidates took the stage in Atlanta for another long, wide-ranging debate. Finally, the candidates addressed the most pressing issue facing residents […]

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A Closer Look at Fresno’s Hmong Community

ImageMembers of the Hmong Voice Culture & Traditions group performed during a parade to start the 2013 Hmong New Year at the Fresno Fairgrounds.Credit…Craig Kohlruss/The Fresno Bee, via Associated Press Good morning. (If you don’t already get California Today by email, here’s the sign-up.) When Chia Youyee Vang heard about Sunday night’s horrific shooting in […]

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A.M.A. Urges Ban on Vaping Products as Juul Is Sued by More States

Lawsuits filed against Juul this week by the attorneys general of New York and California claim that the embattled company deliberately marketed and sold vaping products to young people — and helped create a public health crisis. On Tuesday, the American Medical Association echoed those concerns and called for a sweeping ban on all vaping […]

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Teen accused of using remote control car to smuggle meth across border

× Teen accused of using remote control car to smuggle meth across border SAN DIEGO — A 16-year-old boy is accused of helping smuggle drugs into the U.S. via remote control car. Border Patrol agents said they arrested the teen around 12:30 a.m. Sunday after they spotted someone with two duffel bags walking along the U.S. […]

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Upcoming California power shutoffs might spoil Thanksgiving food donations

Please enable Javascript to watch this video JACKSON, Calif. (KTXL) – The latest wave of California power shutoffs could disrupt Thanksgiving for thousands of people – especially many of those in need. Many food banks across Northern California are now scrambling to prepare for a potential power shutoff as some have thousands of frozen turkeys […]

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A New Twist: California Bans Gov. Purchasing of Most Auto Brands

<img data-attachment-id="1697726" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/shutterstock_1286601643.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,750" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="EV charging California Tesla Supercharger station" data-image-description=" Beach Media/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/shutterstock_1286601643-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/shutterstock_1286601643-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1697726″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/shutterstock_1286601643-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/shutterstock_1286601643-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/shutterstock_1286601643-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/shutterstock_1286601643-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/shutterstock_1286601643-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/shutterstock_1286601643-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/shutterstock_1286601643.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Just when you thought the gas war couldn’t get any wilder, California has […]

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We’ll Have to Build a Ton of EV Charging Points If Electrification Is Going to Work

<img data-attachment-id="1690674" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1517496899.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,667" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="ev charging only electric vehicle charging charging station parking space" data-image-description=" JL IMAGES/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1517496899-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1517496899-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1690674″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1517496899-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1517496899-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1517496899-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1517496899-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1517496899-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1517496899-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1517496899.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> If you hop around this country on a semi-regular […]

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San Francisco’s Homeless Population Is Much Bigger Than Thought, City Data Suggests

ImageA homeless person’s camp under a freeway overpass in San Francisco.Credit…Jim Wilson/The New York Times Good morning. Today, we’re starting with a dispatch from my colleague Thomas Fuller, who’s based in the Bay Area: Many cities across California this year announced sharp increases in homelessness. Yet data from San Francisco suggest the real picture might […]

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Democratic Candidates Swing Through Southern California

ImageJulian Castro, Democratic presidential candidate, spoke during a presidential forum at the California Democratic Party’s convention Saturday in Long Beach.Credit…Chris Carlson/Associated Press Good morning. (If you don’t already get California Today delivered to your inbox, here’s the sign-up.) Over the weekend, Democratic presidential candidates swung through Southern California, making their pitches to state party officials […]

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At least 10 people were shot, 4 fatally, at a backyard football watch party in California

A group of family and friends were gathered in a backyard Sunday to watch a football game when a gunman walked up and began shooting, killing four people and wounding six others, according to authorities in Fresno, California. About 35 to 40 people were at the house, including several children, when the suspect — who […]

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Two teens killed by a schoolmate in California are identified

The two teens killed when a fellow student opened fire at their Southern California high school this week have been identified. Grace Anne Muehlberger, 15, and Dominic Blackwell, 14, died at the hospital, authorities said. Three other teens were wounded and are expected to survive. The gunman randomly shot students after taking out a .45-caliber pistol from his backpack […]

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California school shooting suspect has died, authorities say

[Breaking news update, published at 8:25 p.m. ET] The 16-year-old gunman who killed two high school classmates and shot three other students before using his final bullet on himself has died at a hospital, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said Friday evening. [Previous story, published at 7:52 p.m. ET] After the gunshots began, and […]

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Patrisse Cullors, LA Reform Jails Tackle Mental Health, Mass Incarceration with Mental Health Matters Summit + Day Party

In its commitment to addressing the failures of the prison industrial complex—as it pertains to mental health, drug dependency, chronic homelessness, and other issues—Patrisse Cullors, founder of Reform L.A. Jails, knew her organization would require a unique strategy in order to build a stronger rapport with Los Angeles residents and educate them on the unspeakable […]

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Mourning After the Saugus High School Shooting

ImageParishioners and community members light candles during a service at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in the wake of the Saugus High School shooting in Santa Clarita on Thursday.Credit…David Walter Banks for The New York Times Good morning. (Here’s the sign-up, if you don’t already get California Today by email.) This dispatch comes from Jill, who […]

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Neighbors, classmates describe California school shooting suspect as a ‘quiet kid’

Please enable Javascript to watch this video SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (KTLA) – The student who investigators believe is responsible for the deadly Saugus High School shooting  in Santa Clarita, California on Thursday was described as “a quiet kid.” Ryan McCracken, 20, a former childhood friend of the alleged shooter, talked about how they used to […]

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California School Shooting Is Another Nightmare Made Real

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. — Frantic parents texted with teenagers barricaded in classrooms. Others offered shelter to students fleeing their high school in this sleepy suburb north of Los Angeles on Thursday. It was the latest example of a wrenching sequence that has become a recurring nightmare for families in America. This time it was a […]

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‘I ran to the school’: Parents make emotional reunion with students after school shooting

Please enable Javascript to watch this video SANTA CLARITA, Calif. – After learning about the deadly shooting at Saugus High School on Thursday morning, parents rushed to the Santa Clarita campus as fast as they could. Students said they started hearing shots just as classes were about to start at 7:50 a.m. One mother said she […]

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