The Los Angeles City Council approved a plan to begin moving away from coal-fired energy, despite warnings from a Department of Water and Power watchdog that the shift could cost more than $650 million.
The number of motorcyclists killed in traffic accidents jumped 9 percent in 2012 and have gone up in 14 of the last 15 years. Experts say more states should enact universal helmet laws to reverse that trend.
Source: Sacramento Bee | California |
April 24, 2013
Citing the need to ensure equal treatment for indigent Californians, lawmakers advanced a homeless rights bill that they said has been narrowed to assuage the concerns of businesses and city governments.