Republican drought-inspired legislation went down in an Assembly committee Monday. Backers sought to prevent environmental delays for construction of water-storage facilities. Critics said it would compromise the environment and is premature.
If the 49ers make a pick at No. 15, general manager Trent Baalke and Jim Tomsula will stand in front of the microphone, gush about the player they selected and insist he was the one they wanted all along.
A spate of fatal vehicle crashes in the region have left at least nine people dead in nine days. Four of the victims were killed in suspected DUI crashes, the CHP says. The latest involved a driver with a suspended license.
More revenue has opened the door to more teachers and smaller classes. Competition for teachers is rising as districts offer hiring incentives. Other states and districts pitch aspiring teachers their programs and lifestyles.
Students gathered outside Heald College in Roseville Monday morning to voice frustration over the school’s abrupt shutdown. Some blamed California Attorney General Kamala Harris, who sued parent company Corinthian Colleges, claiming it misled students about the value of their education. Others blamed Corinthian for not providing more warning.
Johnny Ware can’t run like he used to. Age and extra pounds are the culprits. Ware insists he would need to “stretch for days” just to race out of a burning building. But in his day, no one was faster. Funny thing is, no one can keep up with Ware’s quick wit even now.