Tag: California

Black Panther Party Celebrates Its 55th Anniversary With Unveiling of Huey Newton Bust

Advertisement “It just glowed, like he did,” Newton said about watching the bronze caster finish the bust of her late husband. “His skin just glistened.” According to AP, the bust is located at the corner of Dr. Huey P. Newton Way and Mandela Parkway, the intersection where Newton died on Aug. 22, 1989, seven years […]

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Bomb Cyclone and ‘Atmospheric River’ Pummel California With Rain and Wind

California bore the brunt on Sunday of what meteorologists referred to as a “bomb cyclone” and an “atmospheric river,” a convergence of storms that brought more than half a foot of rain to parts of the Bay Area, along with high winds, concerns about flash floods and the potential for heavy snow in the Sierra […]

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After Fires and Droughts, California Prepares for Heavy Rain

Heavy rain on Sunday is expected to cause life-threatening flash floods and mudslides in parts of Northern California already besieged this year by droughts and wildfires, the results of extreme weather brought on by human-induced climate change. A series of low-pressure systems from the Pacific Ocean could produce up to 10 inches of “much needed […]

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Extreme Heat Caused Family’s Death in Sierra National Forest, Authorities Say

A California couple and their 1-year-old daughter died from effects of heat stroke and possible dehydration while hiking in nearly 110-degree temperatures in the Sierra National Forest in August, a sheriff said on Thursday, solving a mystery that had confounded investigators for more than two months. When search teams found the bodies of Jonathan Gerrish […]

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‘Tomahawk’ Video Of White Math Teacher In ‘Fake Feather Headdress’ Mocking Native Americans Goes Viral

NewsOne Featured Video There is growing outrage from a viral video that shows a white math teacher in her California high school’s classroom appearing to mock Native American tradition by donning a “fake feather headdress” and performing a dance in front of students that was widely construed as being culturally disrespectful. The video was posted […]

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Ethnic Studies Will Soon Be a Requirement in California Schools

Which leads to another: What, exactly, will kids be learning in ethnic studies? The ABCs of heroism Ethnic studies, according to the model curriculum put out by the state, has four key themes: identity; history and movement; systems of power; and social movements and equity. (Those all seem kind of like the same thing to […]

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Gas War: California May Ban Gas-Powered Lawn Equipment

<img data-attachment-id="1776640" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2021/10/gas-war-california-may-ban-gas-powered-lawn-equipment/redoldmowerinagreengarden/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/shutterstock_651176278-1.jpg" data-orig-size="3840,2160" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"Shutterstock","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"Copyright (c) 2017 David Schwimbeck\/Shutterstock. No use without permission.","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"Red,Old,Mower,In,A,Green,Garden","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="Red,Old,Mower,In,A,Green,Garden" data-image-description=" David Schwimbeck/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/shutterstock_651176278-1-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/shutterstock_651176278-1-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1776640″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/shutterstock_651176278-1-610×343.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”343″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/shutterstock_651176278-1-610×343.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/shutterstock_651176278-1-75×42.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/shutterstock_651176278-1-450×253.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/shutterstock_651176278-1-768×432.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/shutterstock_651176278-1-120×68.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/shutterstock_651176278-1-800×450.jpg 800w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has decided that residential […]

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In-N-Out Refuses to Be ‘Vaccination Police’ in Move Against Mandate

(Photo by James Leynse / Corbis via Getty Images) Want the best of VICE News straight to your inbox? Sign up here. In-N-Out just gave people from California one more reason to shut up about how it’s the best fast-food chain in the world.  The burger chain’s only location in San Francisco temporarily closed on October […]

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As Drought Conditions Worsen, California Expands State of Emergency

Gov. Gavin Newsom of California on Tuesday issued a proclamation extending the drought emergency statewide and asked residents to redouble their water conservation efforts amid an exceptionally dry year when wildfires have ravaged large swaths of the state. The proclamation allows the State Water Resources Control Board to ban practices that waste water, like the […]

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Has Climate Change Cut Us Off From the Wilderness in California?

Firefighters have resorted to skirting giant sequoias with foil, including the 2,000-year-old General Sherman tree, which stands less than a mile off the park’s main entrance road, down a paved path. It’s the top draw for the roughly 1.2 million visitors to the park, few of whom ever venture into the backcountry. As August ended, […]

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Bill Clinton Is Released From Hospital

Former President Bill Clinton was released from a California hospital on Sunday after being admitted on Tuesday for treatment of a urological infection that developed into sepsis, officials said. A spokesman for Mr. Clinton shared a statement on Twitter from Dr. Alpesh N. Amin, the chairman of the Department of Medicine at the University of […]

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Robert Durst Sentenced to Life in Prison for Friend’s Murder

Nearly four decades after his wife’s abrupt disappearance cast a cloud of suspicion that would make his case one of the most notorious in the country, Robert A. Durst was sentenced on Thursday to life in prison for the execution-style killing in 2000 of a close confidante. The 78-year-old Mr. Durst, whose life story inspired […]

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California Homeowners Flex Their Political Muscle

Some may roll their eyes at the thought that a coalition of mostly affluent homeowners could qualify as “grass roots,” a term more commonly associated with social justice movements. But they would be wrong: Throughout his four-decade reign, Close and SOHA have consistently out-organized, out-hustled and outmaneuvered their political opponents. In the 1980s, Close and […]

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Unarmed Black Man Shot 7 Times While Being Called The N-Word, California Police Investigate Possible Hate Crime

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Bloomberg / Getty Stockton California Police are investigating a possible hate crime after a black man was shot seven times by a white man he did not know after a traffic incident turned violent. On Oct 8, Bobby Gayle, 45, had just finished his construction job when he saw a man […]

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Alisal Fire in California Consumes 6,000 Acres in 24 Hours

Since it began on Monday afternoon, the Alisal fire in Southern California has consumed about 6,000 acres, driven by gusting winds and threatening to destroy more than 100 structures, according to the Santa Barbara County Fire Department. About 600 firefighters have been assigned to put it out, but so far they haven’t manage to contain […]

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Junkyard Find: 1984 Chevrolet Chevette Sedan

<img data-attachment-id="1775904" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2021/10/junkyard-find-1984-chevrolet-chevette-sedan/19-1984-chevrolet-chevette-in-california-junkyard-photograph-by-murilee-martin/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/19-1984-Chevrolet-Chevette-in-California-junkyard-photograph-by-Murilee-Martin.jpg" data-orig-size="3000,1688" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"2.4","credit":"","camera":"SM-G960U1","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1624874624","copyright":"","focal_length":"4.3","iso":"50","shutter_speed":"0.0018832391713748","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="19 – 1984 Chevrolet Chevette in California junkyard – photograph by Murilee Martin" data-image-description=" 1984 Chevrolet Chevette in California junkyard, RH front view – ©2021 Murilee Martin – The Truth About Cars ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/19-1984-Chevrolet-Chevette-in-California-junkyard-photograph-by-Murilee-Martin-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/19-1984-Chevrolet-Chevette-in-California-junkyard-photograph-by-Murilee-Martin-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1775904″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/19-1984-Chevrolet-Chevette-in-California-junkyard-photograph-by-Murilee-Martin-610×343.jpg” alt=”1984 Chevrolet Chevette in California junkyard, RH front view […]

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Months Before Oil Spill, Pipeline May Have Taken Quiet Damage

The pipeline that spilled at least 126,000 gallons of oil into the Pacific Ocean off the California coast may have been damaged up to a year earlier, according to preliminary results of an ongoing investigation, the U.S. Coast Guard said. Officials have said the leak occurred three miles off the coast of Newport Beach, Calif., […]

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Are Tesla and Texas a Perfect Match? It’s Questionable.

Tesla’s move from Silicon Valley to Texas makes sense in many ways: The company’s chief executive, Elon Musk, and the conservative lawmakers who run the state share a libertarian philosophy, favoring few regulations and low taxes. Texas also has room for a company with grand ambitions to grow. “There’s a limit to how big you […]

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Tesla Officially Moving to Texas, Elon Musk Confirms Austin HQ

<img data-attachment-id="1737140" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/10/elon-musk-says-tesla-to-enter-india-next-year/shutterstock_420663502/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/shutterstock_420663502.jpg" data-orig-size="7000,4667" 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":"0"}" data-image-title="tesla chargers tesla logo" data-image-description=" Jag_cz/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/shutterstock_420663502-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/shutterstock_420663502-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1737140″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/shutterstock_420663502-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/shutterstock_420663502-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/shutterstock_420663502-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/shutterstock_420663502-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/shutterstock_420663502-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/shutterstock_420663502-120×80.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Tesla CEO Elon Musk has officially announced that his company would be moving house this week. Currently nestled […]

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California Makes ‘Stealthing,’ or Removing Condom Without Consent, Illegal

California became the first state to make stealthing, the act of removing a condom without consent during intercourse, illegal after Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill into law on Thursday. The bill amends the state’s civil definition of sexual battery, making stealthing a civil offense and giving victims the grounds to sue their assailants for […]

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An Expert on the Criminal Mind, Now He’s Suspected in California Arson Spree

The case of Mr. Maynard, the criminology professor, appears to show both the stresses of the pandemic, links to mental illness and the arduous work of stopping arsonists before they cause irreparable harm. Investigators tracked Mr. Maynard’s movements using his food stamp transactions, phone records and a device they attached to his car in the […]

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Study Shows Racism Is A Major Factor In Premature Births Among Black Women

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Westend61 / Getty Black women are almost twice as likely to give birth prematurely than white women. A recent study by Dr. Paula Braveman from the University of California, San Francisco, has found that disparities in preterm birth rates between Black and white women in the U.S. are directly or indirectly […]

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Are You Contributing to America’s Affordable Housing Crisis?

Produced by ‘The Argument’ Rent is soaring, but close to two-thirds of renters remain on leases because of financial reasons. In 2019, nearly 70 percent of millennials surveyed said that they could not afford to buy a home on account of rising prices, and the number of people in the United States without shelter has […]

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New York’s Largest Hospital System Just Fired 1,400 Unvaccinated Workers

Hundreds gather outside the Department of Education in Brooklyn and march across the Brooklyn Bridge to protest vaccination mandate during “Freedom Rally” in New York City, United States on October 4, 2021. (Tayfun Coskun/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images) Want the best of VICE News straight to your inbox? Sign up here. The deadlines for some workers […]

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Texas Is the Future of America

Six of the 10 fastest-growing suburban counties in the United States are in Texas. Fort Worth is America’s fastest-growing city with at least 500,000 residents; Austin is in second place. Each has a unique economic mix, culture and character, from the global gateways of Houston and Dallas to the technology and innovation hub of Austin. […]

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Hollywood Workers Vote to Authorize Strike

LOS ANGELES — Hollywood moved closer to a production shutdown on Monday after one of the film and television industry’s lower-profile unions said that members had overwhelmingly voted to authorize a strike. The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees said that 90 percent of eligible members cast online votes between Friday and Sunday; nearly 99 […]

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Oil Spill Off California Coast Sends 126,000 Gallons Into the Pacific

A pipeline failure off the coast of Orange County, Calif., on Saturday caused at least 126,000 gallons of oil to spill into the Pacific Ocean, creating a 13-square-mile slick that continued to grow on Sunday, officials said. Dead fish and birds had already begun to wash ashore in some places as cleanup crews raced to […]

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California to Mandate Covid-19 Vaccines for All Students as Soon as Next Fall

SACRAMENTO — California’s governor on Friday issued the nation’s first statewide Covid-19 vaccine mandate for schoolchildren, saying they would be required as soon as next fall to be inoculated against the coronavirus to attend public and private schools in the state. Gov. Gavin Newsom’s order adds the coronavirus vaccine to other inoculations, such as for […]

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