With another dry winter looming, California lawmakers called on Gov. Jerry Brown and President Barack Obama to declare a drought emergency and federal disaster in the state.
In a joint statement, the senators said the act would renew the federal government’s commitment to protecting the Tahoe Basin’s delicate ecosystem and the famed, clear waters of the alpine lake straddling the Nevada-California line.
A television consultant claims that former Vice President Al Gore and others at Current TV stole his idea to sell the struggling network to Al-Jazeera.
The Republican challenging U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein has taken on $300,000 of campaign debt.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s re-election campaign estimated on Friday that she is missing nearly $4.7 million because of unauthorized disbursements by her former campaign treasurer, Kinde Durkee.