Archive for February, 2014

Pay-by-the-hour beach parking taking hold

  Date Friday, February 28th, 2014

A California pilot program has moved into Crystal Cove and a portion of Huntington State Beach.

California 'takes over' YouTube in $3.7-million video blitz

  Date Friday, February 28th, 2014

California wants more visitors — and is "taking over" YouTube in a big way to lure them to vacation in the Golden State.

Bill would rename Yosemite peak after 19th century preservationist

  Date Thursday, February 27th, 2014

Congress is considering renaming a Yosemite peak for Jessie Benton Fremont, wife of John C. Fremont and once 'the most famous woman in Los Angeles.' But the National Park Service is opposed. WASHINGTON — She was called the "the most famous woman in Los Angeles."        

California data breaches hit 21.3 million accounts

  Date Thursday, February 27th, 2014

California businesses and government agencies have experienced 300 separate data breaches exposing the personal information of more than 20 million customer accounts during the past two years, leading …

California's Springtime Wonders Struck by Drought

  Date Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

California springtime usually brings spectacular, fiery displays of flowers and flowing waterfalls, but this year's drought is putting a damper on the state's natural wonders. At Yosemite National Park, the ongoing drought dried up waterfalls earlier this month, including flaming Horsetail Fall. Horsetail Fall only flows in the winter and early spring, fed by sun-warmed snowmelt. The good news …