California Cities Compete to Land Google Fiber Service
Google Fiber is fast, way faster than the Internet and TV service that AT&T or Comcast provides most customers these days. Which city will be the first in California to get it? Several are vying for the opportunity, including Palo Alto, Sunnyvale, Santa Clara, Mountain View, San Diego and Irvine.
Tree-Falling Danger Prompts Trail Closure in Giant Sequoia National Monument
One of the most popular and accessible trails in the Giant Sequoia National Monument in the Sierra Nevada is temporarily closed thanks to the drought. The U.S. Forest Service says it's too dangerous to let visitors walk where dead and dying ponderosa pine trees could potentially fall.
Vital Signs: In Central Valley, Car Washes Raise Money for Memorials
As expensive as medical care can be, the cost of dying can also carry a hefty price tag. And when people can't afford services for loved ones, they get creative. In the Central Valley, that often means car washes, with kids holding up brightly colored posters about the people they've lost. As part of our community health series "Vital Signs," we head to a gas station in Central Fresno.