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Business Nov 16, 2018

Audit cites flaws in costly, tardy California bullet train project

Flawed decision-making and poor contract management contributed to billions in cost overruns and years of delays in the as-yet unbuilt California high-speed rail line between Los Angeles and San Francisco, state auditors said Thursday. The project is now estimated to cost $77 billion and is ...

Trump administration sues California over net neutrality

World / Crime & Legal Oct 1, 2018

Trump administration sues California over net neutrality

The U.S. Justice Department on Sunday sued California to force it to abandon a law, passed earlier in the day, to protect net neutrality aimed at requiring all online data to be treated equally. Rules governing online access have undergone numerous court challenges and regulatory ...

Business Sep 11, 2018

California commits to 100% clean electricity by 2045: governor

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed landmark legislation Monday committing his state to a 100 percent clean electricity grid by 2045. "This bill and the executive order put California on a path to meet the goals of Paris and beyond," Brown said at a signing ceremony ...

3,000 battle wildfire spreading rapidly near Yosemite

World Jul 21, 2017

3,000 battle wildfire spreading rapidly near Yosemite

A raging wildfire in Central California that has forced thousands from their homes spread rapidly on Thursday, threatening a town outside Yosemite National Park, fire officials said. The so-called Detwiler Fire, which is menacing Mariposa and other communities in the Sierra Nevada foothills, is only ...