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New Pelicans star Cousins ready to 'wreak havoc' with Davis.

DeMarcus Cousins says his prayers have been answered, although not necessarily in the way he expected. The New Orleans Pelicans' newest All-Star maintained Wednesday that he liked Sacramento and initially wasn't happy about being traded Sunday night, but added he'd become frustrated waiting through six-plus losing seasons ...

- The Japan Times - JP

The Latest: Some San Jose evacuees allowed to return home.

The Latest on storms in California : 4:40 p.m. San Jose officials say some residents will be allowed to return home Wednesday after being abruptly evacuated when a … Click to Continue Ľ

- Miami Herald - US

Immigrants fearing deportation under Trump change routines.

In Orange County, California, dozens of immigrant parents have signed legal documents authorizing friends and relatives to pick up their children from school and access their bank accounts to pay … Click to Continue Ľ

- Miami Herald - US

Video appearing to show off-duty Los Angeles cop firing gun in scuffle with teens spark protests.

Protests erupted in Southern California Wednesday night after a video surfaced of a fight between an off-duty police officer who fired a gun during a scrum with a group of teens.

- FOX News - US

Khojaly Tragedy film screened at world-famous Museum of Tolerance.

A documentary film highlighting the 1992 Khojaly Massacre premiered at the Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles on February 21. This is the first documentary dedicated to the Khojaly Tragedy in the United States.

- AzerNews - AZ

Apple spaceship campus in California to open in April as company's new headquarters.

The campus was one of the last projects Steve Jobs worked on before passing away in 2011.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Judge Pauses Enforcement of IMDb Actor Age Censorship Law.

A federal court judge on Wednesday granted IMDb a preliminary injunction against California's legislation requiring subscription entertainment database sites to remove an actor's age, if requested by the actor. U.S. District Court Judge Vince Chhabria issued the ruling three months after IMDb filed a lawsuit attempting to ...

- Variety - US

Apple to Open New Campus; Theater Named for Steve Jobs.

Apple will open its new California campus in April. One of co-founder Steve Jobs's final projects, the cost of Apple Park is expected to be in the range of $3 billion to $5 billion.

- Wall Street Journal - US

Apple says new California headquarters to open in April.

- Apple's sprawling new campus, dubbed "Apple Park," will open in April, the iPhone maker said on Wednesday.

- Reuters - US

Tech breakthroughs take a backseat in upcoming Apple iPhone launch.

SAN FRANCISCO - When Apple Inc launches its much-anticipated 10th anniversary iPhone this fall, it will offer an unwitting lesson in how much the smartphone industry it pioneered has matured.

- Reuters - US

Uber Settles Class Action Claim of Stealing Driver Tips.

Last week, a class action settlement between Uber and the company's riders was approved by the federal district court in San Francisco. The ride share company was facing class action claims for deceiving riders about tipping drivers. The settlement refunds to riders all tip monies purportedly wrongly taken by......

- FindLaw - US

San Jose mayor admits failures in flood evacuation order

Communities downstream from a Northern California reservoir gushing water for the first time in 20 years braced for flash floods and evacuations after authorities warned them to prepare for rising rivers and creeks.

- Hawaii News Now - US

Only 2 Cities Are Still Bidding to Host 2024 Olympics

The International Olympic Committee is due to meet in September to vote on the site of the 2024 Olympics‚ÄĒbut if one more city drops out, they won't need to. The Hungarian government confirmed Wednesday that Budapest's bid has been withdrawn, leaving Paris and Los Angeles as the only remaining...

- Newser - US

Pokémon's 2017 World Championships will take place in Anaheim this Summer

Pokémon's greatest card and fighting game players are going to compete for some big money this summer. The Pokémon Company announced today that its franchises' 2017 World Championships is heading to the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California from August 18 through August 20. The event will feature competitions ...

- VentureBeat - US

District court judge blocks California law preventing IMDb from publishing ages of actors, saying the law likely violates the First Amendment

Josh Gerstein / Politico: District court judge blocks California law preventing IMDb from publishing ages of actors, saying the law likely violates the First Amendment¬† —¬† A federal judge has barred the State of California from enforcing a new law limiting online publication of actors' ages.

- Mediagazer - US

Tech breakthroughs take a backseat in upcoming Apple iPhone launch

By Stephen Nellis SAN FRANCISCO - When Apple Inc launches its much-anticipated 10th anniversary iPhone this fall, it...

- Townhall.com - US

L.A. County has traded high-paying jobs for low-paying ones

Los Angeles County has recovered the jobs it lost during the recession. But a new report says the region's job base has shifted over the last 10 years, losing tens of thousands of higher-paying manufacturing and finance jobs and gaining lower-paying service jobs. The report, released Wednesday...

- Los Angeles Times - US

Kenneth Arrow, Nobel Prize winner whose theories changed modern economics, dies at 95

Kenneth Arrow, the Nobel Prize-winning Stanford economist whose groundbreaking work redefined the world's understanding of the free marketplace, has died at his home in Palo Alto. Stanford University, where Arrow spent much of his career, reported that the economist died Tuesday at the age of 95....

- Los Angeles Times - US

Immigrants change up routines, brace for arrest

CALIFORNIA, USA —In Orange County, California, dozens of immigrants have signed powers of attorney authorising relatives and friends to pick up their children from school and access their bank accounts to pay their bills in the event they are arrested by immigration agents.

- JamaicaObserver.com - JM

Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE: Semi-finalists set sail on a journey to illuminate the ocean

We have just taken another momentous step in the journey to unveil the hidden wonders of our own planet! Since the launch of the Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE at the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting in San Francisco in December … Continue reading →

- Robohub - CH

These Photos Of Record Snowfall At Mammoth Mountain Will Make You Grab Skis And Fly To California

California's Mammoth Mountain Ski Resort is having one of its best seasons on record

- Forbes.com - US

10 happiest cities for CIOs

CIOs appear to be a relatively happy bunch, despite the pressures of the job.Robert Half Technology surveyed 2,500 U.S. CIOs in 25 metropolitan areas. As a group, the tech leaders rated their overall job satisfaction at 8.5 in a 10-point scale. Respondents from 10 cities reported above-average happiness, with Miami hosting ...

- Network World - US

Did a Mexican migrant leap to his death at the border minutes after deportation?

A Mexican man who had just been deported from the United States is believed to have leaped to his death Tuesday from a bridge near the Tijuana-San Diego border crossing. The prosecutor's office in the Mexican state of Baja California said the death of Guadalupe Olives Valencia, 44, is being investigated...

- Los Angeles Times - US

The Latest: Judge blocks law on posting actors' ages

SAN FRANCISCO √ʬĬĒ The Latest on a ruling to block a California law that allows entertainment professionals to force a website to remove their ages. :

- Billings Gazette - US

Nobel-winning economist Kenneth J. Arrow dies at 95

PALO ALTO, Calif. √ʬĬĒ Kenneth J. Arrow, the youngest-ever winner of a Nobel prize for economics, whose theories on risk, innovation and the basic mathematics of markets have influenced thinking on everything from voting to health insurance to high…

- Billings Gazette - US

Immigrants fearing deportation under Trump change routines

In Orange County, California, dozens of immigrant parents have signed legal documents authorizing friends and relatives to pick up their children from school and access their bank accounts to pay their bills in the event they are arrested by immigration agents.

- WRAL.com - US

Bits: Daily Report: Snap Is About to Bring Tech Wealth to Los Angeles

The social media darling is expected to be tech’s next big winner on Wall Street. Will the land of sun, surf and movies finally have its Google moment?

- New York Times - US

Trilobites: Lake Berryessa’s Spiraling Floodwater Mesmerizes the Locals

Heavy rain is causing about two million gallons of water a minute to flow into the California lake’s bellmouth spillway.

- New York Times - US

Thousands still forced from homes by flooding in California tech hub

- The mucky water flooding a section of San Jose in Northern California forced officials on Wednesday to widen the area under mandatory evacuation orders, with about 14,000 people barred from returning to their homes following drenching rains.

- Reuters - US

NASA saves energy and water with new modular supercomputing facility

Moffett Field CA Feb 22, 2017 Though there's been some recent relief in California's long-standing drought, water conservation techniques continue to be a hot topic for facilities that require significant amounts of water for day-to-day operations. The task of powering up and cooling down a high-end computing facility ...

- SpaceDaily.com - US

Apple says new California headquarters to open in April

- Apple's sprawling new campus, dubbed "Apple Park," will open in April, the iPhone maker said on Wednesday. Although the first wave of employees will begin moving into the new Cupertino, California, headquarters this spring, it will take about six months for all of the 12,000-plus workers to make the transition, Apple ...

- Yahoo! News - US

California Farmers Are Bulldozing Vineyards As Appetite for Raisins Shrivels

This year, Turkey is expected to surpass the Golden state as the world's leading producer of raisins.

- Wall Street Journal - US

Thousands Flee Flooding in San Jose

Rising floodwaters sent at least 14,000 residents fleeing inundated homes in San Jose, Calif., and forced the shutdown of a major freeway.

- Wall Street Journal - US

Verizon to launch first 5G pilot services by mid-2017

Verizon announced plans to deliver the first 5G services to customers in specific markets by the middle of this year. The company said it will offer 5G "pre-commercial" services to select customers in 11 markets throughout the country, based on "several hundred cell sites that cover several thousand customer locations". The ...

- Telecompaper - NL

Lithium X joint venture receives Argentinian pond construction permit

Junior lithium explorer and project developer Lithium X said Tuesday it has received permits to build the initial ponding facility as part of the Salta Exploraciones joint venture , at the company's flagship Sal de los Angeles project, in Argentina. The Vancouver-based company said the initial ponding facility is designed ...

- Mining Weekly - ZA

California residents survey flood damage

San Jose residents check on their damaged homes after a major flood forced the evacuation of more than 14,000 people. The mayor of San Jose acknowledged that the city failed to properly notify residents to evacuate.         

- USA TODAY - US

Calif. Dream Act applications plummet as immigration fears grow

Applications to the California Dream Act are down more than 60% this year compared with last year.         

- USA TODAY - US

Boeing sues suppliers over liquid that damaged Air Force tanker

Boeing is suing two California companies it claims supplied a mislabeled chemical that caused severe damage to the refueling system of its first Air Force KC-46 refueling tanker and delayed its first flight in 2015 by a month.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Nobel-winning economist Kenneth J. Arrow dies at 95

PALO ALTO, Calif. ‚ÄĒ Kenneth J. Arrow, the youngest-ever winner of a Nobel prize for economics, whose theories on risk, innovation and the...

- Townhall.com - US

Judge blocks California law limiting publication of actors' ages

The case was brought by IMDb, the move site.

- POLITICO - US

Waze Carpool targets more U.S. cities, Latin America for expansion

Waze's Carpool ridesharing features might be coming to a city near you relatively soon. The Google-owned crowdsourced navigation app piloted carpooling features first in its home country of Israel, and then in San Francisco and the Bay Area - and now it's looking to spread it further, including in additional U.S. cities, ...

- TechCrunch - US

The great app roll-up is coming and Maple Media is leading the charge

For the better part of the last year, tech pundits have been writing about the demise of the app. Once thought to be the savior of consumer-facing software, apps are now ubiquitous, underused, underappreciated and underwhelming. Enter the Los Angeles-based startup Maple Media.

- TechCrunch - US

Research heralds better and bidirectional brain-computer interfaces

A pair of studies, one from Stanford and another from the University of Geneva, exemplify the speed with which brain-computer interfaces are advancing; and while you won't be using one instead of a mouse and keyboard any time soon, even in its nascent form the tech may prove transformative for the disabled.

- TechCrunch - US

Heal plans nationwide expansion for doctor house calls on demand

Already a hit in the limited California regions that it serves, doctor-on-demand startup Heal is planning to take its house call service to more cities across the country. Today, the company announced that it would be expanding into cities in Florida, Texas, New York and Pennsylvania by the end of the year. It has been ...

- TechCrunch - US

JCC near San Diego evacuated after emailed bomb threat

San Diego-area JCC evacuated after receiving a bomb threat in an email.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Immigrants fearing deportation under Trump change routines

In Orange County, California, dozens of immigrant parents have signed legal documents authorizing friends and relatives to pick up their children from school and access their bank accounts to pay their bills in the event they are...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Hearing in Roman Polanski's long-running case delayed

LOS ANGELES " A hearing to unseal testimony in Roman Polanski's long-running underage sex case has been delayed.The Los Angeles Superior Court sent out a notice Wednesday stating that a hearing scheduled for Friday has been...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Budapest to Withdraw Bid to Host 2024 Summer Olympics

Budapest will withdraw its bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics, leaving only Los Angeles and Paris in the race.Hungarian government spokesman Zoltan Kovacs confirmed the withdrawal to The Associated Press on Wednesday. The joint decision by Prime Minister Viktor Orban, Budapest Mayor Istvan Tarlos ...

- The Chosun Ilbo - KR

Nobel-winning economist Kenneth J. Arrow dies at 95

PALO ALTO, Calif. " Kenneth J. Arrow, the youngest-ever winner of a Nobel prize for economics, whose theories on risk, innovation and the basic mathematics of markets have influenced thinking on everything from voting to health...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Judge blocks California law on posting actors' ages

SAN FRANCISCO " A California law that restricts a popular Hollywood website from posting actors' ages raises First Amendment concerns and does not appear likely to combat age discrimination in the entertainment industry in any...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

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