The San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District is reminding citizens to stay vigilant in their efforts to reduce ozone emissions, as the district tries to stave off another round of fines from the Environmental Protection Agency.
Air officials have issued the first Air Alert in their newly-minted program that asks individuals to make some small changes, which could have big impacts on the Central Valley's air quality and collective wallets.
It was just before midnight when the Jerners awoke to a loud and persistent knocking on the front door of their Garden Lane home. Outside the door was a Turlock Police officer and he sounded pretty concerned and insistent on talking to the couple right away.
The overall number of reported hate crimes in California stayed relatively unchanged in 2010, but the number of anti-Hispanic crimes rose sharply, according to a new report from the Attorney General's Office.