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  • Sea lion pup
    Video: Sea World rescues sick sea lion pup found with dead adult
    A new video that shows a sick, sea lion pup that washed ashore San Diego's Mission Beach has many asking what is causing the vast amount of strandings. The video shows a jogger who came across the sick sea lion as she waits for Sea World...
  • California residents see a 15 cent jump in prices overnight
    Gas prices at California pumps jump by as much as 15 cents overnight
    If you went to fill up for gas last night, consider yourself lucky as many California residents got a rude awakening at the pump this morning. According to KTLA 5, prices suddenly rose almost 15 cents a gallon in some places overnight according to...
  • The Other Barrio
    Review: The Other Barrio (feature film), a DCIFF entry
    Tonight at the DC Independent Film Festival The Other Barrio will have its Washington premiere. The San Francisco tale is described as a 'noir crime-buster.As if ripped from today's headlines reporting evictions, fires and protests in the...
  • Couple dies hand in hand after 67-years of marriage
    Couple dies hand-in-hand 5 hours apart in hospice beds: Wed almost 7 decades ago
    A couple who died hand in hand after 67 years of marriage have experienced the miracle of death together because of the love they shared while alive. This is a story that will pull at many heart-strings today as a family said good-by to both...
  • US House Prices Rise For Fourteenth Consecutive Quarter
    FHFA House Price Index Shows Increases for Fourteen Consecutive Quarters
    U.S. house prices rose 1.4 percent in the fourth quarter of 2014 according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) House Price Index (HPI). This is the fourteenth consecutive quarterly price increase in the purchase-only, seasonally adjusted...
  • cell block
    New Calif. law will put condom machines in every prison within five years
    Update:Apologies. When this article was initially posited, it was explained that Calif. prisons would need to install vending machines to distribute condoms on prisons throughout the state. An email from a representativeCalifornia Department of...
  • Bruce Jenner accident won't likely lead to criminal charges
    Bruce Jenner accident won't likely lead to criminal charges
    Bruce Jenner might end up getting lucky in his recent driving accident that left one woman dead. TMZ reported on Wednesday that law enforcement officials believe that Jenner will get off any criminal charges for vehicular manslaughter because of a...
  • Metrolink crash
    Feds investigating California Metrolink crash that injured dozens
    The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating a crash of a Metrolink commuter train and a truck in Southern California early Tuesday morning that injured 51 people, four people are in critical condition including the train's...
  • ECOPOLITICS
    California Dems push E.U. energy poverty
    All "green renewable" energy mandates implemented in pursuit of "social justice" or the progressive “war on carbon” cost more -- from groceries, to grid, to gas tank. Early, aggressive adopters of renewable mandates...
  • Pending the success of a VMT pilot program, motorists may be charged 5 cents per mile driven to bolster funds to repair roads and highways.
    Proposed tax on California motorists aims to charge 5 cents per mile driven
    Our nations roads, freeways and local streets are deteriorating at a rate faster than funding is available to repair them. According to a news report by the San Gabriel Valley Tribune that dropped earlier today (Feb. 24, 2015) the old system for...
  • 1956 Chevy at Donut Derelicts
    Donut Derelicts: Meeting of SoCal hot rod culture
    My friend Jim recently moved to Orange County and told me about an early morning car meet called Donut Derelicts in Huntington Beach. I wasn't up for being anywhere but bed at 6 am on Saturday, but I heard good things about this car cruise and...
  • Duff Till Dawn Super Cake Heroes
    ‘Duff Till Dawn’ uncovers ‘Super Cake Heroes’ on Food Network
    On last night’s Food Network episode of “Duff Till Dawn,” the episode was titled “Super Cake Heroes” Duff Goldman, aka the Ace of Cakes, has owned Charm City Cakes in Baltimore, Maryland since 2002 and Charm City...
  • UC President Janet Napolitano
    UC tuition hike postponed
    University of California President Janet Napolitano announced yesterday the UC tuition hike would be postponed. Students taking courses at a UC campus this summer will not see an increase in tuition. “We are doing this as a good faith...
  • Cops searching for hooker and friends who drugged, beat and robbed john
    Cops searching for hooker who drugged, beat and robbed john
    Police in Fremont, California, are searching for a woman who posed as a prostitute named Krissy who is now accused of drugging one of her clients, tying him up, beating him, ransacking his house and robbing him. According to a Feb. 18 update from...
  • Condoleezza Rice
    Are you ready for Senator Condoleezza Rice?
    The good news, from the point of view of Republicans, according to a Wednesday story by Reuters, Condoleezza Rice, former secretary of state in the George W. Bush administration, leads in a new poll for a race to fill the Senate seat Barbara Boxer...