Environmental groups are suing to stop a winery from leveling redwoods and Douglas firs to make way for grapevines. As climate change heats up, the wine industry creeps toward the coast, where majestic redwoods grow.
The rules require the big utility companies — including Southern California Edison — to invest big in storing energy for later use. That includes creating enough storage to power almost a million homes by 2020.
The company FanTex Holdings will allow fans and Wall Street gurus alike to invest individual athletes as if they were stocks. Houston Texans running back Arian Foster is the first player to join this market.
Zombies are all the rage now, but that wasn't always the case. In fact, we might never have known zombies as we do today were it not for a 1968 film directed by a college drop out, "Night of the Living Dead."
Governor Jerry Brown's new education funding formula sets aside additional money for districts serving large numbers of at-risk students. Now it's up to parents, teachers and principals to help figure out how to spend it.
Weapons inspectors have been in Syria since the first of October. While they've inspected at least 11 chemical weapons sites so far, there are a few sites that remain inaccessible because of security reasons.
The jury found his conduct, and that of four other jail officials, was "malicious, oppressive or in reckless disregard," of inmate Tyler Willis during a 2009 incident in which deputies severely beat him.
In the run-up to the debt ceiling deadline, stateside credit rating agency Fitch threatened downgrade US sovereign debt rating. Congress acted on time and that was that. But last week, we found out that US credit rating did get slashed, from an A to an A-
The new critically acclaimed film “12 Years a Slave” is the gripping true story of a man’s fight to survive after being sold into slavery. Set before the Civil War, Solomon Northup (Chiwetel Ejiofor) is a free black man from New York. He is taken from his home and sold into slavery.
The deadline for certifying hundreds of thousands of police nationwide in Mexico is October 29th and it is looking like they will be missing that deadline. Overhauling the police force has been one of the most important components for nearly a $2 billion U.S. aid package and one of the centerpiece issues for the government.
Los Angeles Sheriff Lee Baca could be on the hook for $100,000 for failing to stop inmate abuse in Men's Central Jail. A federal jury has found Baca personally liable for in a deputy use-of-force case, in which plaintiff Tyler Willis alleged that county deputies punched and kicked him in 2009 while he was an inmate.