Mountain lions are generally calm, quiet, and elusive. People rarely get more than a brief glimpse of a mountain lion in the wild. Lion attacks on people are rare, with fewer than a dozen fatalities in North America in more than 100 years. But just in case you do encounter a mountain lion, this video will help you be prepared.
In August 2015, two government agencies, including the Centers for Disease Control, asked the public to create unique photos/images with six words on how to prevent suicide. The responses were overwhelming.
Lincoln woman Shelly Hoover, who suffers from Lou Gehrig's disease, said she plans to take advantage of California's new Right to Try law, which would let her use drugs that haven't yet received full Food and Drug Administration approval.
Springtime brings sunshine and warm breezes – but also misery for millions of Americans who suffer from seasonal allergies. Lily Pien, M.D., explains how being prepared can put you on the road to relief.
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On Tuesday, the Transportation Security Administration tweeted a video on how closely TSA officers can pat down airport travelers when questions about security arise. The video posting comes a week after a controversy raged on the internet and in the media about a boy in t-shirt and shorts who was closely searched at a Texas airport. A mother said she and her special needs son were “treated like dogs” at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport when an officer closely patted down the boy. Jennifer Williamson videotaped the hands-on search of her son, Aaron, who appears to cooperate. She then posted the video to Facebook where was viewed millions of times. A TSA statement said approved procedures were followed to resolve an alarm on the passenger’s laptop.
Gov. Jerry Brown came to the Senate Appropriations Committee on Monday April 3, 2017 to pitch his 10-year, $5.2 billion-a-year tax increase plan to fix California roads. He said lawmakers should act now, because the next governor will be hesitant to sign off on a tax increase.
Gov. Jerry Brown came to the Senate Appropriations Committee on Monday April 3, 2017 to pitch his 10-year, $5.2 billion-a-year tax increase plan to fix California roads. He said lawmakerrs should act now, because the next governor will be hesitant to sign off on a tax increase. "I have no future," he said. Video feed from the California Senate
A group of developers and home builders led by Fresno Republican Assemblyman Jim Patterson said AB199, which would require that workers be paid prevailing wage rates on new housing projects, would cause construction costs to skyrocket and housing to become even more unaffordable for lower-income families.
On Thursday, March 30, 2017 the state recorded 94 inches of snow at the Phillips Station off Highway 50 in the Sierra. Melted down, that would be the equivalent of 46 inches of water. The readings represent 183 percent of the long-term average at that particular measuring station. Statewide, the Sierra snowpack is 164 percent of average.