Big El Nino Building, Could Be Major Rainmaker This Fall
Hopes are rising again that the warmer-than-normal conditions on the Pacific could bring sheets of rain to California in the fall. That phenomena is called El Nino. Sound familiar? There was hype for such a storm last year, so we've got reason to be skeptical.
Landmark State Settlements for Farmworkers Could Lead to Better Working Conditions
The state California says it'll step-up the enforcement of workplace safety rules at farms this summer. This is part of a settlement of two lawsuits filed by the families of California farm workers who've died of heat exposure while working.
Speak, Write, Read: Bilinguals Seal the Deal
Thousands of high school students in California speak more than one language, and that's a highly valued skill in today's global economy. But until recently, they didn't get any formal recognition for it. The state is now honoring its bilingual graduating seniors.