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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 […]

California Passes ‘Yes Means Yes’ Bill

California Passes ‘Yes Means Yes’ Bill

California lawmakers have passed a bill that would make the Golden State the first state to define when “yes means yes.” Democratic Senator Kevin de Leon, who proposed the bill, believes it could produce a shift in how college campuses in California work to prevent sexual assault. The legislation, titled SB967, was passed on Thursday […]

Police Officer Distracted by Computer Who Killed Cyclist Not Prosecuted

Police Officer Distracted by Computer Who Killed Cyclist Not Prosecuted

On Dec. 8, 2013, a police car struck and killed 65-year-old cyclist Milton Olin, Jr. who was traveling in the bike lane on Mulholland Highway in Calif. Yesterday it was announced that Deputy Andrew Francis Wood would not be prosecuted in the death because he was distracted by typing into his computer on a work-related message. […]

California Ban on Confederate Flag: The End of Free Speech?

California Ban on Confederate Flag: The End of Free Speech?

California Governor, Jerry Brown, has an important document to sign this week after the state’s Legislature passed a bill that bans the sale and display of the Confederate flag. If Gov. Brown signs off on the bill, California state agencies would be prohibited from selling or donning the flag on state property, though the bill does […]

German Man Sues McDonalds, Claims He Swallowed Juice Dispenser Valve

German Man Sues McDonalds, Claims He Swallowed Juice Dispenser Valve

A German man has filed a lawsuit against international fast food restaurant McDonalds, claiming that he swallowed a juice dispenser valve upon drinking his beverage. The incident allegedly occurred at a San Fernando Valley McDonalds in April of 2012. Klaus Geier says he ordered his meal via the McDonald’s drive-through, and upon exiting the venue […]

California Earthquake: Is the Big One Close?

California Earthquake: Is the Big One Close?

On August 24, California was struck by a 6.0 earthquake, the largest one in northern California in 25 years, and many residents fear “The Big One” may be close. While it is still only speculative, several hundred scientists have been spending the past year researching and preparing for a major earthquake crisis, one that most […]

Over 85 Injured in 6.0 Bay Area Earthquake

Over 85 Injured in 6.0 Bay Area Earthquake

A 6.0 earthquake damaged the Bay Area and over 85 injured have been reported but none life threatening so far. There was one long, rolling tremor ranked at a 6.0 by the United States Geological Survey that shook a wide path of the Bay Area early on Sunday. It produced damage to buildings and sent […]

Strong 6.0 Earthquake Hits Northern California [Video]

Strong 6.0 Earthquake Hits Northern California [Video]

In the early hours of Sunday morning, an earthquake measured at 6.0 in magnitude woke residents of Northern California from their sleep. According to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), the epicenter of the earthquake was four miles northwest of American Canyon, which is located approximately six miles south of Napa, eight miles from the town […]

Earthquake of 6.0 Magnitude Hits Northern California

Earthquake of 6.0 Magnitude Hits Northern California

A 6.0 magnitude earthquake centered approximately four miles northwest of American Canyon hit at 3:20 a.m. Pacific Time. American Canyon is about 35 miles northeast of San Francisco with a population of approximately 19,454. Cities nearby include Napa, Vallejo and Sonoma and include Northern California’s famous wine country. Power outages have been reported in the […]

Lake Tahoe Full of Danger From Hauntings of the Past

Lake Tahoe Full of Danger From Hauntings of the Past

Lake Tahoe, the beautiful, tranquil and peaceful place on the top of many tourist destinations may be a star or a dud when planning your next vacation. The esteemed work of art in nature’s bounty has seen many turn of events over the years that could likely yield a disappointing venture. Still packed with sights […]

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