The Cat House on the Kings

Along the Kings River in Parlier, California, you can find  California’s largest no-cage, no-kill, lifetime cat sanctuary and adoption center in the central San Joaquin Valley  The Cat House on the Kings. Founded by Lynea Lattanzio, soon after she carried... (Continue reading)

Accident at Oceano Dunes leaves teenage quarterback paralyzed

The quarterback of Independence High School in Bakersfield was in a single ATV accident at the Oceano Dunes that has left him paralyzed from the chest down on Sunday at about 3 p.m. [KGET] Tyler Schilhabel, 16, was first taken... (Continue reading)

Boat sinks at Lake Nacimiento

A ski boat overloaded with 12 people sank shortly after 1:30 p.m. on Sunday at Lake Nacimiento. No one was injured. The boat was traveling at a speed of five miles per hour through the Las Tablas area when a... (Continue reading)

Trial postponed for Paso Robles woman accused of forgery

Less than a week before her trial was to start, the Paso Robles grant writer accused of fraud changed her attorney and postponed her trial until Nov. 30 in U.S. District Court in Riverside. [DesertSun] Jean Cross is charged with... (Continue reading)

Former city attorney David Hunt arrested

Police arrested a former Pismo Beach and Morro Bay city attorney on suspicion of felony spousal battery Sunday night in Santa Ana. [OrangeCountyRegister] David Hunt has been serving as the Newport Beach city attorney since December 2008. Police said that... (Continue reading)

Are nonprofit hospitals profiting?

In these tough economic times, French Hospital Medical Center in San Luis Obispo, which was losing money a few years ago, is now raking in more than $6 million a year in profits, according to a CalCoastNews analysis of data... (Continue reading)

New Assembly leader doles out staff raises

New state Assembly Speaker John Perez has been very generous with staff raises since assuming office March 1. [San Francisco Chronicle] The Los Angeles Democrat boosted pay for eight of his staff members the day he was sworn in. Most... (Continue reading)

One in four Californians lack health insurance

Nearly one in four Californians under age 65 had no health insurance in 2009, according to a new report by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research. [Los Angeles Times] California’s uninsured population jumped to 8.2 million last year, up... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande teacher takes students to nude beach

An Arroyo Grande High School photography teacher allegedly took four students on an unapproved field trip to a local nude beach, and now some parents are upset. “I think it was bizarre,” said one parent who asked to remain unnamed because... (Continue reading)

Weed Killer turns boy frogs into girls

Atrazine, a commonly used weed killer in California, turns male frogs into reproducing female frogs, according to a study performed by University of California at Berkeley researchers. [Reuters] First, atrazine-exposed male frogs develop female features – termed hermaphroditism. Then a... (Continue reading)