A suspect was arrested in the East Area Rapist case thanks to DNA evidence in a rape kit. For $20 million, California could help law enforcement bring untested rape kits to zero, and for $3.3 million a year, we could make sure every kit is counted as it is collected.
California’s top two primary, adopted in 2010 at the urging of Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, is loathed by party leaders. And Democrats worried this year that it advantaged the GOP. But it’s not going away any time soon.
Within California’s almond industry, the sufficiency of water and its efficient use is a constant area of focus. After all, almond trees are permanent crops which cannot survive without water year to year, a fact exacerbated in periods of drought.
As California’s climate warms, it brings more rain and less snowpack. The state needs man-made water storage. Proposals include the Sites Reservoir in Colusa County, Temperance Flat on the San Joaquin River and raising Shasta Dam.
Bronson Harmon lost his Cal Poly wrestling scholarship after video of him using an obscene gesture and homophobic slur during the Families Belong Together March in Modesto on June 30 surfaced on social media.