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California Nudists Stealing Water During Drought?

California Nudists Stealing Water During Drought?

The owners of a Northern California nudist resort called the Lupin Lodge have been accused of stealing water – a precious commodity now that California is in its third straight year of a historic severe drought. The lodge is located off Aldercroft Heights Road in Los Gatos and just last week the lodge was in […]

California Man May Have Cooked and Fed Dog to His Ex-Girlfriend

California Man May Have Cooked and Fed Dog to His Ex-Girlfriend

A 34-year-old man in Palo Cedro, California has been accused of abducting his ex-girlfriend’s dog, rendering the pet dog’s flesh into a cooked meal and then feeding it to the unsuspecting woman for dinner. Ryan Eddy Watenpaugh was arrested last week on not just animal cruelty charges related to the twisted dinner menu, but also […]

California Mandating Paid Sick Leave

California Mandating Paid Sick Leave

Paid leave is the most prevalent employee benefit in private industry, according to U.S. Department of Labor data from 2012. However, almost 40 percent of workers nationally are not paid when they stay home sick. As a result, many workers cannot afford to stay home if they are ill, which can be a health issue for […]

Colossus Roller Coaster at Six Flags Magic Mountain Catches Fire

Colossus Roller Coaster at Six Flags Magic Mountain Catches Fire

The legendary roller coaster Colossus caught fire at Six Flags Magic Mountain in California on Monday, September 8. The incident occurred while the ride was closed for maintenance, and resulted in no injuries. The blaze was reportedly an accident, caused by welders who were assisting in the ride’s new development into a new and improved […]

West Nile Virus Prevention Tips Issued in California

West Nile Virus Prevention Tips Issued in California

West Nile Virus cases have skyrocketed in California in 2014, with additional human occurrences reported in the first week of September prompting the state Department of Public Health (CDPH) to issue prevention tips for citizens concerned for their well-being. Additional reports that record cases of the virus in birds, mosquitoes and chickens are increasing as […]

Medical Marijuana: Free Weed Mandates

Medical Marijuana: Free Weed Mandates

Medical marijuana has now been mandated for free distribution to low-income patients whom cannot otherwise afford it. In Berkeley, California, city officials voted unanimously to pass a mandate ordering cannabis dispensaries to donate two percent of their product to patients making less than $32,000 a year. The weed welfare program is set to launch in August […]

Los Angeles Debuts ‘Psyche: A Modern Rock Opera’ [Review]

Los Angeles Debuts ‘Psyche: A Modern Rock Opera’ [Review]

The world premiere of Psyche: A Modern Rock Opera debuted this Labor Day weekend at the Greenway Court Theatre in Los Angeles. The live theatrical production is based on numerous aspects of Greek mythology, focusing primarily on the story of the human-turned-goddess, Psyche. The official synopsis for Psyche is as follows: “Psyche: A Modern Rock […]

California Bans Use of Plastic Bags Statewide [Video]

California Bans Use of Plastic Bags Statewide [Video]

On Friday the state of California passed a bill to ban the use of plastic bags. The bill must be signed into law by September 30 and was supported with a 22 – 15 vote. The new law was passed in an effort to cut down on waste and is the first of its kind […]

West Nile Outbreak Brings Death to Southern California

West Nile Outbreak Brings Death to Southern California

West Nile Virus (WNV) outbreaks are on the rise in all of Southern California, with two deaths in Orange County, more in Los Angeles and a death from the virus this week in San Diego. The virus is spreading at a more rapid pace than expected in the region. The human cases are on the rise […]

Murder Verdict for California Man Whose Pit Bulls Killed Jogger

Murder Verdict for California Man Whose Pit Bulls Killed Jogger

A California jury has reached a guilty verdict against a man whose pit bulls attacked and killed a woman.The owner of the dogs, 31-year-old Alex Donald Jackson, was found guilty of second-degree murder on Friday.  He faces a sentence of 24 years to life imprisonment when he is sentenced on Oct. 3. The victim, Pamela […]

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