Aggregated California News Articles
- New helicopters to help California firefighters fight wildfires at night dubbed 'game-changer'
Firefighters in California are about to have a new piece of hardware to battle wildfires from the sky, around the clock.
Travis Fedschun. Fox News. Wed, 26 Feb 2020 18:20:08 GMT.
- Fire breaks out at largest oil refinery on the West Coast
Crews battled to put out the fire at the Marathon Refinery near Los Angeles which could be seen for miles.
BBC News. Wed, 26 Feb 2020 17:42:41 GMT.
- Massive fire breaks out at Marathon refinery near Los Angeles
The fire was visible from miles away, as the plumes of smoke were rising up hundreds of feet into the air.
Wls. ABC News. Wed, 26 Feb 2020 15:13:38 +0000.
- Scientists find way to make tiny DIAMONDS quickly with surprisingly little heat and no catalyst
The technique from the Californian researchers involves extracting special cage-like molecules from petroleum and natural gas and then heating them with a laser under intense pressures.
Daily Mail. Wed, 26 Feb 2020 15:08:24 GMT.
- Massive refinery fire temporarily shuts down major highway
A major refinery fire in Carson, California, temporarily shut down the 405 Freeway in both directions late Tuesday night.
ABC News. Wed, 26 Feb 2020 07:36:34 -0500.
- Builder purchases even more West Valley lots for entry-level homes
The latest acquisition of lots by the Los Angeles-basedl builder brings its total purchases to 351 in a fast-growing community. A company official outlined its strategy for lot selection to the Business Journal.
Angela Gonzales. American City Business Journals. Wed, 26 Feb 2020 11:00:00 +0000.
- LA Firefighters Battle Massive Refinery Blaze
Los Angeles County firefighters responded to a large refinery fire that temporarily closed all lanes of the 405 Freeway Tuesday night in the city of Carson.
Newsmax. Wed, 26 Feb 2020 06:58:12 EDT.
- California refinery explosion sparks massive fire, temporarily closes 405 freeway near Los Angeles
At least two explosions rocked a California oil refinery Tuesday night, sparking a massive fire that was visible for miles, according to reports.
David Aaro. Fox News. Wed, 26 Feb 2020 09:35:15 GMT.
- Man gets 4 years for plot to obtain $1M in stolen TVs
GREENBELT, Md. (AP) - A California man who pleaded guilty to conspiring to obtain hundreds of stolen televisions worth more than $1 million was sentenced this week in Maryland to four years in federal prison. The office of the U.S. ...
Washington Times. Wed, 26 Feb 2020 04:07:06 -0500.
- Los Angeles firefighters respond to massive refinery fire
Carson, Calif. (AP) - Los Angeles County firefighters responded to a large refinery fire that temporarily closed all lanes of the 405 Freeway Tuesday night in the city of Carson. ...
Washington Times. Wed, 26 Feb 2020 03:53:38 -0500.
- Zion Williamson, New Orleans Pelicans Prove Playoff Worthiness In Loss Against Los Angeles Lakers On Emotional Night
The first game after the celebration of the life of Kobe and Gianna Bryant was a testimonial to great basketball and the New Orleans Pelicans had the honor to take part. ...
By Christopher Dodson, Contributor. Forbes. Wed, 26 Feb 2020 07:25:13 +0000.
- Infill builder buys approved West Sacramento housing site
BlackPine Communities has made a move into West Sacramento, buying the site for approved housing project Alura at Washington Square for $5 million.
Ben Van Der Meer. American City Business Journals. Tue, 25 Feb 2020 22:58:24 +0000.
- Instacart may have misclassified workers under gig law, judge says - CNET
This is the first court decision since California's new gig worker law went into effect and it could lead the way to enforcing the law.
Dara Kerr. CNET. Tue, 25 Feb 2020 22:41:00 +0000.
- San Francisco Declares Coronavirus Emergency
"We see the virus spreading in new parts of the world every day, and we are taking the necessary steps to protect San Franciscans from harm," Mayor London Breed said.
Newsmax. Tue, 25 Feb 2020 18:37:30 EDT.
- Kobe Bryant memorial held at the Staples Center as family and celebrities pay tribute
Today at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, the city that loved him like no other paid tribute to Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna. ...
CBS News. Tue, 25 Feb 2020 16:24:30 -0500.
- California Decarbonization Plans Face Pushback from High Power Rates
California’s aggressive plans to slash carbon emissions by cutting back on fossil fuel use could be derailed by high electricity rates, experts said earlier this month in a legislative hearing.
Natural Gas Intel. Tue, 25 Feb 2020 15:55:00 -0500.
- Los Angeles approves a 20-year SpaceX lease for a Starship rocket facility in the city's port
SpaceX's new rocket factory will be for its massive, next-generation rocket called Starship.
CNBC. Tue, 25 Feb 2020 20:32:32 GMT.
- CA Workers Entitled To Take Time To Vote In March Election
California officials reminded workers that they're allowed to take time off to vote in next week's presidential primary election.
Nick Garber. Patch. Tue, 25 Feb 2020 14:45:10 -0500.
- $29 Fares Part Of Frontier's Expansion From Phoenix, But Act Fast
Frontier Airlines is expanding its service to Los Angeles and San Jose with one-way fares of $29 and $39, respectively, for a limited time.
Beth Dalbey. Patch. Tue, 25 Feb 2020 13:20:57 -0500.
- Director of busiest US port: Economic fallout from coronavirus appears 'much worse' than SARS
Gene Seroka, executive director of the Port of Los Angeles, told CNBC that he's basing his assessment on the sharp slowdown in shipping then and now.
CNBC. Tue, 25 Feb 2020 18:11:44 GMT.
California Population Trends and Information Resources
The U. S. Census Bureau estimates the population of California as follows:
|Date||Estimated Population||Yearly % Change|
|July 1, 2016||39,250,017||0.66|
|July 1, 2015||38,993,940||0.81|
|July 1, 2014||38,680,810||0.90|
|July 1, 2013||38,335,203||0.85|
|July 1, 2012||38,011,074||0.89|
|July 1, 2011||37,676,861||0.92|
|July 1, 2010||37,332,685|| |
According to the 2010 census, the population of California was 37,253,956.
In 2008, the estimated population of California was 36,756,666, whereas
in 2006, the population of California was about 36,121,296.
For detailed, up-to-date information about California's demographics,
visit the U.S. Census Bureau's
QuickFacts about California
web page. For maps of California,
visit this California Map
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in Sacramento, California.
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names, descriptions, and
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More information about California
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