Lawyer Says State Failed to Protect 'San Quentin Six' Member from Attack
The fatal stabbing of one of the most notorious gang leaders in the state prison system is bringing new allegations that the state failed to protect him despite years of death threats and attempted assaults.
California Officials Say Not to Bank on a Drenching El Nino
State officials are cautioning Californians that the massive El Nino weather pattern developing in the Pacific Ocean probably isn't enough to lift us out of drought. A state climatologist says three of the previous seven strong El Ninos left the state feeling a little dry. The warning follows yesterday's prediction by federal forecasters who say there's a 90% chance for a monster El Nino, the likes of which we've not seen in about 20 years.
Water Conservation Raises a Stink in City Pipes
Californians cut urban water usage by 27% this June. That's great news for the drought-stricken state, but it's having some unintended consequences for sewer systems.