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Huge Waves Wow Throngs in Southern California - ABC News
TheBlaze.comHuge Waves Wow Throngs in Southern CaliforniaABC NewsSouthern California is seeing the kind of epic surf usually associated with Hawaii or Tahiti. Beaches are thronged with wave riders and crowds are coming to watch the action even as seaside communities try to stave off damage from t...[read more]

California drivers brace for costly new gas tax - Fox News
Fox NewsCalifornia drivers brace for costly new gas taxFox NewsBe it a motorist that is commuting back and forth to work or a trucker just moving goods throughout the state of California, the cost is immediately going to increase because whatever we have to pay for in carbon credits ultimately we...[read more]

California Agrees to Expand Film and TV Incentive - New York Times
VarietyCalifornia Agrees to Expand Film and TV IncentiveNew York TimesJerry Brown of California on Wednesday said they had reached an agreement to expand the California film incentive program, capping a drive by entertainment industry unions, filmmakers and executives to bolster sagging movie and...[read more]

Reminder: The terrible drought in California is still really, really terrible - Washington Post
Reminder: The terrible drought in California is still really, really terribleWashington PostCalifornia's catastrophic drought is still catastrophic, but there has been a glimmer of good news for a small sliver of the state. First, though, some bad news: The state is still facing exceptionally har...[read more]

Southern California prepares for high surf, coastal flooding - Los Angeles Times
Southern California prepares for high surf, coastal floodingLos Angeles TimesHuge swells generated by Hurricane Marie are expected to batter the Southern California coastline on Wednesday, producing eye-popping waves for the bravest of surfers, while at the same time putting low-lying seaside com...[read more]

Thousands of California's brick buildings face quake danger - Los Angeles Times
Thousands of California's brick buildings face quake dangerLos Angeles TimesThree decades after some California cities began requiring old brick buildings to be seismically retrofitted, thousands across the state still have not been strengthened and are in danger of collapse during a major earthq...[read more]

Central California residents rely on bottled water as wells run dry - Los Angeles Times
BBC NewsCentral California residents rely on bottled water as wells run dryLos Angeles TimesVolunteers deliver cases of water to homes in East Porterville on Friday. Hundreds of people whose wells have gone dry due to drought received an emergency allotment of bottled water from Tulare County off...[read more]

California drought: San Jose declares water shortage, but won't fine wasters - San Jose Mercury News
California drought: San Jose declares water shortage, but won't fine wastersSan Jose Mercury NewsSAN JOSE -- More than seven months into the California drought, San Jose has officially declared a citywide water shortage, asking the city's 1 million residents to cut their water use by 20 percent -...[read more]

Southern California prepares as big waves brew - USA TODAY
USA TODAYSouthern California prepares as big waves brewUSA TODAYNEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The surf was churning in Southern California, and even bigger waves were brewing. Surfers and gawkers crowded beaches Tuesday while workers hurried to fortify beaches and sandbag low-lying areas against f...[read more]

Mexico's president thanks California leaders for welcoming immigrants - Los Angeles Times
Breitbart NewsMexico's president thanks California leaders for welcoming immigrantsLos Angeles TimesMexican President Enrique Peña Nieto thanked California's leaders Tuesday for welcoming immigrants from his country — even those who came illegally — as he capped his first official trip to the Uni...[read more]