California

California court kills billionaire's plan to divide state in three

A measure that would divide California into three parts will not appear on the ballot in November, the state supreme court decided Wednesday.<p>The justices ordered the secretary of state not to put the ballot initiative before voters, saying significant questions have been raised about its validity. …

News

The Best Things to Do in California

Save Place<p>2920 Zoo Dr, San Diego, CA 92101, USA<p>Located on 100 acres in Balboa Park, the San Diego Zoo is one of the top zoos in the country. With a …

San Francisco

California's scenic Highway 1 fully reopened for the first time in over a year

The emails started landing in Stan Russell’s inbox Monday morning, a day before Caltrans officials would confirm anything on the record.<p>“When are you going to put the word out that the highway is reopening?” they wanted to know from the Big Sur Chamber of Commerce’s chief executive.<p>For the last 18 …

Chamber of Commerce

California’s Highway 1 Is Reopening This Week After More Than a Year

California has more than a few iconic landmarks: the Golden Gate Bridge, the Hollywood sign, to name a couple. But the most iconic California scene, …

Coastlines

PC Gamer's Wes Fenlon just changed my life (and improved my K/D ratio)

It’s not often that a story in a gaming publication has such a profound impact on one’s life. Today, though, I found that story. I owe a sincere debt of gratitude to Wes Fenlon, and the publication that employs him, PC Gamer. For both, today, improved my K/D ratio dramatically, if only by curing my …

PC Gaming

Highway 101 reopened, shelter-in-place orders rescinded in Santa Rosa

Highway 101 reopened and a shelter-in-place order in Santa Rosa was rescinded about 90 minutes after a traffic accident, authorities said.<p>The entire north campus of Kaiser Permanente in Santa Rosa was evacuated Wednesday afternoon after the crash involving an oxygen tanker truck, authorities …

Santa Rosa

Scenic California highway near Big Sur reopens after slide

BIG SUR, Calif. (AP) — A scenic stretch of Highway 1 in a popular tourist area along the California coast reopened to traffic Wednesday, more than a year after it was blocked by a massive landslide, officials said.<p>The newly built, two-lane stretch of road in Big Sur opened two days ahead of …

USDOT

Gov. Jerry Brown Vetoes Bill Requiring Colleges to Provide Information on Dating Violence in Student Orientations

Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed a measure Wednesday to require incoming student orientations at California colleges and universities to include information …

Jerry Brown

California's Highway One to Fully Reopen Today

Mudslides be damned, the iconic coastal highway is back online.<p>Summer road trippers, rejoice.<p>Repairs on California's State Highway One—closed for months due to winter storms and mudslides in the Big Sur region—are finished two months ahead of schedule. Though the official ribbon won't be cut until …

USDOT

The Best Burgers in Los Angeles, According to Top Chefs

Whether you’re dining in or driving thru, Southern California gets few things better than a meat sandwich on a bun. Here’s where to dig in.<p>By Kate …

Los Angeles

California's Highway 1 Is Officially Open, and It's Time for a Big Sur Road Trip

A crucial stretch of California's Highway 1 running from Cambria to Carmel is finally ready to welcome drivers once again after closing for a full 18 …

Los Angeles

California Supreme Court Blocks Measure That Would Divide State in Three From Appearing on November Ballot

San Francisco (AP) -- California Supreme Court blocks measure that would divide state in three from appearing on November ballot.

San Francisco

First cars whiz along California’s new Highway 1 coastal road at Big Sur

RAGGED POINT, San Luis Obispo County — California may not yet be perfect but, on Wednesday, it came a lot closer.<p>With the reopening of Highway 1, the …

Los Angeles

State Supreme Court Removes Measure to Split California Into 3 States From November Ballot

The California Supreme Court decided Wednesday to remove a measure aimed at dividing California into three states from the November ballot.<p>In a brief …

U.S. State Supreme Courts

Highway 1 Is Now Open Again on California’s Big Sur Coast

Courtesy of Shutterstock<p>Highway 1 is officially open again for Big Sur road trips.<p>You can go on a classic Big Sur road trip once again now that a …

Mudslides

Super 8 Monterey/Carmel

Flights for this trip with Skyscanner.com<p>Oyster Hotel Photos<p>37 King Suite<p>15 Pool<p>28 The Hotel<p>41 Two-King Suite<p>42 Two Queens<p>6<p>Panoramas<p>Our experts have …

Customers

Highway 1 Along the Big Sur Coast is Reopened After Massive Landslide

For the first time in 16 months, travelers can travel all the way through Big Sur via Highway 1.<p>Although Pfieffer Bridge was reopened in Oct. 2017, …

Los Angeles

People in San Francisco are leasing their Teslas and supercars to strangers in order to afford owning a car in one of the most expensive cities in America

Veronica Tran and her boyfriend were on the fence about buying the Tesla Model 3.<p>At a base price of $35,000, the electric car is the most affordable on the Tesla dealership lot, but it's not cheap.<p>The couple lives in San Francisco, one of the most expensive cities in America, where they mostly zip …

Business

Young Father's Murder in a Campground Baffles Police — and Rattles the Community

Nearly a month after a California scientist was fatally shot while camping with his two young daughters, police are still uncertain about the motive …

True Crime

MTS gets in the San Diego Comic-Con spirit, encourages attendees to use public transportation

Updated:Wednesday, July 18 2018 2:49 PM EDT2018-07-18 18:49:01 GMT<p>A person was struck and killed Wednesday by an SUV on Interstate 805 in the Lincoln …

San Diego

Thunderstorms Move Across Los Angeles

<b>LOS ANGELES (CBSLA/AP)</b> — Monsoonal flow has brought thunderstorms and strong winds to the deserts of Southern California have moved into Los Angeles …

Los Angeles

‘Who Is America’s Sacha Baron Cohen Called Out By Southern California Gun Store Owner – Report

A Riverside, California gun store owner told Fox 11 in Los Angeles that he recognized Sacha Baron Cohen when he entered his shop in disguise, …

Guns

As Big Sur Roadway Reopens, Businesses Eagerly Await Surge in Visitors

California has reopened a stretch of Highway 1 that was buried under a mammoth landslide and unusable for over a year<p>BIG SUR, Calif.—Matt Romano, a golf assistant from Pacific Grove, Calif., waited in his 2003 Volvo Wednesday morning to be the first to cross onto a stretch of California’s famed …

Hiking Trail

Help Needed Finding 72-Year-Old Berkeley Man's Attackers

The attack occurred around 3:30 a.m. on July 6.<p>BERKELEY, CA -- Police are asking for help identifying a group of young suspects who seriously injured …

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Transient killed in Echo Park multi-vehicle crash under 101 Fwy

A transient is dead following a three-vehicle crash under the 101 Freeway overpass in Echo Park on Wednesday, Los Angeles police said.<p>The crash was …

Los Angeles

Teen seriously injured when rock falls on him in Laguna Beach

A 15-year-old boy suffered serious injuries to one of his arms and a leg while walking along rocks near the ocean in Laguna Beach on Wednesday, authorities said.<p>KABC-TV/7 reported that the boy’s arm was partially severed and his leg became stuck when a rock the size of a cooler fell on him.<p>An …

Laguna Beach

Apple Releases Third Public Beta of iOS 12

Apple today seeded the third public beta of iOS 12 to public beta testers, giving non-developers a chance to test the software ahead of its upcoming fall release. The third iOS 12 public beta, which comes two weeks after the second public beta, corresponds to the fourth developer beta released …

Apple

U.S. owes oil companies for cleanup of WWII-era fuel sludge – Federal Circuit

The U.S. government must reimburse four oil companies $99.5 million for cleaning up a southern California Superfund site where they had dumped toxic sludge from aviation-fuel refineries during World War II, a federal appeals court held on Wednesday.<p>A unanimous three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of …

Law

Philadelphia’s tax on soda upheld by state Supreme Court

Philadelphia's tax on soda and other sweetened drinks was upheld on Wednesday when the state's highest court rejected a challenge by merchants and …

News (U.S.)

San Diego's Laurie Berman Named to State Homeless Coordinating Council

Share This Article:<p>Gov. Jerry Brown announced that two San Diego County residents have been appointed to statewide panels.<p>Support Times of San …

San Diego