Gov. Jerry Brown’s job approval rating is at a record high, and Californians are in such good spirits that even the Legislature and President Barack Obama’s ratings are rebounding, according to a new poll.
Vaccination is the most effective protection against the highly contagious virus that causes measles, physicians say. Areas of Northern California where families commonly choose not to vaccinate their children will be at particularly high risk if the disease reaches Sacramento.
A trio of programs launched at Northstar California, Heavenly Mountain Resort and Kirkwood Mountain Resort this season cater to women’s ski techniques and scheduling needs. Many women report feeling unsupported or uncomfortable in mixed gender settings, research shows.
Faced with stagnant sales of low-priced wine and a glut of overseas competitors, grape growers in the Central Valley are ripping out their vines and replacing them with more profitable crops such as almonds.