Pro-life students at Fresno State University filed a lawsuit against a professor who destroyed the group’s pro-life messages on campus.
The Students for Life group at California State University, Fresno, wrote a pro-life message in chalk on school grounds. While they had already received permission to write the message, they were shocked when one of the university’s professors, Professor Gregory Thatcher, was erasing it with his foot.
The professor is seen on tape scrubbing the pro-life message off the sidewalk and encouraging his students to join him…. read more
Mandatory evacuations have been ordered in parts of Northern California Monday, February 20, 2017, as another heavy rainmaker slammed the region.
Many rivers in Northern California are at or above flood stage after a series of powerful storms hit the state in recent months. There are reports of flooded streets and trees and debris crashing into roadways. More than a dozen reports of flooding and debris flows have come in Monday from as far south as Monterey and as far north as Santa Rosa, according to The Weather Channel.
Two people have lost their lives Monday morning on a rural road between Oakdale and Waterford after head-on crash due to wet road, bringing the total death toll in California to 9 in just a few days…. [read more]
A massive storm, one of the strongest to hit the region in a decade, smashed Southern California on Friday, February 18, 2017, bringing heavy rain and powerful winds. At least 4 people have been killed and numerous injured.
The storm downed trees and power lines, caused flash flooding, mudslides and major travel problems. Hundreds of flights were delayed or canceled. At least 4 people were killed and numerous injured before the storm left east toward Nevada and Arizona.
At the height of the storm, there were at least 82 000 customers without power. “There are multiple locations with spans of wire down that require extensive repairs to restore power, making restoration efforts take longer,” LADWP said in a news release. They urged customers not to touch downed power lines or anything that may be touching a downed wire, including water…. [read more]
A warning issued 12 years ago that California’s Oroville Dam could be at risk of eroding was apparently ignored by the authorities. America’s tallest dam was reported to be at risk of collapsing Sunday night, forcing mass evacuations.
A document released by three environmental groups more than a decade ago said that the dam’s “ungated spillway” design could result in the “loss of crest control” and threaten people’s lives…. [read more]
A massive storm is affecting the western United States, dropping heavy rain and causing floods, mudslides, and evacuations. Significant flooding is expected in parts of drought-stricken California and western Nevada. At least three people have lost their lives by Monday, January 9, 2017. A series of Pacific storm systems will continue to impact the region through midweek, NWS warned, bringing periods of rain and snow, some of which could be heavy, to many areas.
The storm, stretching all the way from Hawaii, has prompted the evacuation of hundreds of homes in northern Nevada and triggered flooding and mudslides that blocked major highways and stranded motorists in Northern California on Sunday, January 8, 2017.
A wind gust of 278 km/h (173 mph) was measured in the Sierras. A state of emergency has been declared in Nevada… [read and watch videos]