The class action settlement still faces some hurdles. The Court must approve the settlement terms and T-Mobile reserved the right to terminate the settlement agreement if an undisclosed number of customers opt out of the settlement.
Within a year after Prop 13 was enacted, furious tenants pushed their local legislators and electorates to enact rent control ordinances. Rent control quickly sprung up in Santa Monica, Berkeley, and even the big boys: Los Angeles and San Francisco.
Last week, the state Department of Water Resources released a draft environmental impact report on the latest iteration of the 57-year-long effort to change the Delta's role in water supply, a 45-mile-long tunnel officially named the "Delta Conveyance."
In March, California released a strategic plan for expanding the use of beneficial fire. The plan acknowledges the importance of the tribes and the private sector to achieve its goals, and calls for workforce development through the Prescribed Fire Training Center concept.
The City by the Bay is, of course, known for its fog and capricious weather. But as much of the nation suffers staggeringly high temperatures, California in general seems to be enjoying something of a reprieve from the heat, at least the extreme kind.
In September 2019 - about the same time that the Covid epidemic began in China, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) published a study regarding a silicosis epidemic among synthetic stone fabrication workers in California, Colorado, Texas and Washington, documenting 18 cases of silicosis among synthetic stone fabricators in these states.
Gov. Gavin Newsom needs to step in before the plan is finalized next month and tell the board to strengthen the rule, speeding the all-electric transition and slashing auto pollution. The stakes couldn't be higher.
Over two years into the coronavirus pandemic, we're all exhausted by the threat of infectious diseases. But let's be clear: Monkeypox is unlikely to become the next COVID-19. It's not as contagious, and we've had tests and vaccines for the virus for years.
While the San Francisco Bay Area opted for the emerging sector of digital technology, Southern California — Los Angeles particularly — believed that its future lay in logistics, tying the region to the fast-growing economies of Asia.