The flickering lights were noticed as early as 6 p.m. and continued as various videos began circulating on social media, leaving many to wonder what was causing the issue. (See footage of the flashing lights in the video above.) … [Read more...] about Here’s why the Bay Bridge lights were seen flashing on and off this evening.
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Cal Fire spokesman Jeff La Russo said the combination of rugged terrain in the path of the fire and extreme heat are creating challenges for firefighting crews. He said additional “fire whirls,” could happen again. That could make firefighting efforts more difficult as winds pick up and the fire shifts paths. … [Read more...] about ‘Firenado’ conditions in Carr Fire similar to last year’s deadly North Bay blazes
Here's how: Metropolitan will be a toll keeper of sorts. By financing two-thirds of the project, it will control far more tunnel capacity than it needs for its own customers. Metropolitan plans to recoup its costs by selling or leasing that excess capacity to San Joaquin Valley farmers who, fearful of the tunnels' price tag, have refused to pay up for the project. … [Read more...] about Massive Delta tunnels project took a giant step forward – here’s what you need to know
Mattarella gave Casellati until Friday to report back on any progress in breaking the logjam. After meeting for 45 minutes with the president Wednesday, Casellati said she would work "with the same spirit of service" that she has given to heading up the Senate, saying she'd quickly schedule consultations with the various parties. … [Read more...] about Italy president taps Berlusconi ally to try to break impasse
FILE PHOTO - Gloria Sanchez of Modesto, who came to this country with her family when she was 14 from Michoacan, Mexico, speaks at the news conference Tuesday Feb. 17, 2015, at Modesto Junior College’s east campus. She applied for U.S. legal resident status 13 years ago, and she’s still waiting for a response from the federal government. … [Read more...] about Dodging Deportation: 2 women – one fearful, the other fierce – wait for the knock from ICE