California?s agricultural industry is facing $1 billion in lost revenue this year from the state?s worst drought in decades and could pay about $500 million for additional groundwater pumping, a new study said.
Last year, James Hammond, the superintendent of the Montclair-Ontario Unified School District in the Inland Empire, was paid $492,077. Jonathan Eagan, the principal of a junior high school in the Bay Area city of Martinez made $279,669.
The Los Angeles Police Department has opened an investigation into allegations that command staff in some of the city's police stations artificially inflated the number of officers they had on patrol to comply with department regulations.
Two Santa Ana women were found guilty of voluntary manslaughter Thursday for the fatal beating of a 23-year-old newlywed outside a nightclub, in a case made infamous by claims of bystander indifference and marked by wildly conflicting eyewitness accounts.
The California Coastal Commission on Thursday took what it called a "significant step toward restoring public access" at Martin's Beach in San Mateo County by calling on members of the public who have been there over the decades to fill out declarations saying so.
Buffalo Bills linebacker Kiko Alonso has suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee and "most likely" will miss the entire 2014 season, the team announced Wednesday. "He will be scheduled for surgery in the near future and begin a rehabilitation program at the appropriate time," Bills General Manager Doug Whaley said in a statement released by the team. "We feel badly for Kiko because he has worked very hard this offseason in preparation for the upcoming season, but we look forward to his return with his style of play that made him one of the league’s outstanding rookies in 2013." The Bills have not disclosed precisely how Alonso...