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Visalia Water Wise: Here are your new water rules
The City of Visalia's Stage 4 water restrictions went into effect today, with many residents still wondering exactly what that means.
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Wed Apr 16, 2014
Ventura County Star
Gardens of the World Announces 12th Free Concert Series
This story is contributed by a member of the Ventura community and is neither endorsed nor affiliated with Ventura County Star The Gardens of the World in Thousand Oaks, CA is hosting its 12th annual, free summer concert series that will run on four concurrent Sundays beginning August 3, 2014.
The Willits News
Willits Datebook for April 16 to April 25
Chosen scripts will be produced on the last weekend of July, first weekend of August.
Headlining Coachella's Gobi Stage, Lucent Dossier Experience releases ...
The new images of Lucent Dossier enchant us with their mysterious, haunted aesthetic in a classic portrait style.
Hey, Baker ... what's your sign?
For years, the signal you-are-here Mojave Desert roadside attraction was the 13-story electrified thermometer hard by the I-15.
Arcata City Council to consider street mural ordinance; letter supporting water bond on tap
The Arcata City Council will meet today to review an ordinance that would allow people to paint murals within city limits under certain conditions.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
The Modesto Bee
Stanislaus GOP committee considers disciplining one of own
Republican leaders in Stanislaus County will consider punishing one of their own for airing dirty laundry, publicly questioning U.S. Rep. Jeff Denham's integrity and harming the local GOP fundraising effort.
State moves to reduce toxin
After receiving 18,000 comments, the California Department of Public Health on Tuesday recommended setting the maximum limit for a water contaminant known as chromium 6 at 10 parts per billion, bringing the new cap on the pollutant that has plagued Glendale water for decades one step closer to finalization.
Mary Jo Escobedo
Mary Jo was born to ranch owners Jose B. and Teresa M. Garcia in San Jose, Arizona.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Lafayette School board takes another look at meeting security
The Lafayette Parish School Board could pay more than $5,500 annually for security at its meetings if the board opts Wednesday to approve a policy related to hiring a security officer.
The Fresno Bee
California professor repeats history with Pulitzer
Eighteen years later, the surprise and slight panic Taylor felt repeated themselves when the 58-year-old professor of early American history got the news Monday via a barrage of emails that he had a won a second Pulitzer for "The Internal Enemy," his book about the role escaped slaves around Chesapeake Bay played in the War of 1812.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Contra Costa Times
Syria rebels, government report poison gas attack
Syrian government media and rebel forces said Saturday that poison gas had been used in a central village, injuring scores of people, while blaming each other for the attack.
San Diego Source
Lack of subcontractor license halts Pinnacle Towers work
Work on the drywall portion of the 965-unit, $150 million Pinnacle Towers high-rise apartment at 1443 Island Ave. has been halted because a drywall subcontractor is not licensed in California.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Parents alerted of allegations made against former school principal
A letter went home to parents in the Palo Alto Unified School District Friday, alerting them to allegations made against a former principal.
BEAUMONT: Housing tract ready to hatch
Michael White, vice president of CV Communities, told 67 people at the monthly Good Morning Beaumont breakfast on Friday, April 11, about Sunny-Cal, a proposed development of almost 500 homes that would be built east of Interstate 10, between Cherry Valley Boulevard and Brookside Avenue, across the boulevard from a much-discussed proposed warehouse ... (more)
The Five Things You Need to Eat at Coachella This Weekend
Tens of thousands of shirtless young people will descend upon the California desert this weekend for a festival that contains music, eating, and a good amount of NSFW activity.
The Modesto Bee
Man convicted of killing 4 dies at Montana prison
Prison officials say 48-year-old Ronald James Ward Jr. was found unresponsive in a high-security housing unit Wednesday evening.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
The Fresno Bee
California city turns up heat on Sriracha maker
The Irwindale City Council voted 4-0 Wednesday to tentatively declare Huy Fong's 2-year-old bottling plant a public nuisance.
50 years after race-riots: Have African Americans truly recovered?
Race riots certainly aren't new to America, but when the 1960s mass race riots spread like wild fire throughout the Northern states it made America fall to its knees in the middle of one of America's biggest wars, World War III or 'The Cold War' with the underlining anger between Blacks and Whites escalating to the effect of the most horrific, ... (more)