California bill will allow parents to sue over social media addiction

SACRAMENTO, California — California may soon hold social media companies liable for harming children who become addicted to their products, and allow parents to sue platforms like Instagram and TikTok for up to $25,000 per violation, under a bill that passed the state Assembly Monday. In the bill, “addiction” is defined as children under the […]

Telecom groups end fight against California net neutrality

SACRAMENTO, California (AP) — Telecommunications industry groups ended proposals Wednesday to block California’s net neutrality law that prevents broadband providers from throttling service. In a federal court in Sacramento, the groups and California Attorney General Rob Bonta agreed to dismiss the case together. The move followed a January decision by the US 9th Circuit Court […]

Betting on Nebbiolo in California

Mr. Harvey’s Italian venture is completely different. He has his own name, weatherand Sonoma, he has two vineyards on Mount Etna where he grows grapes and makes wine together. salvo photoPlaying a very important role in the revival of traditional Etna viticulture and wine production in the last 25 years. Mr. Harvey has always devoted […]

US intelligence NROL-85 satellite launched from California

VANDENBERG SPACE FORCE BASE, California — A satellite classified for the US National Reconnaissance Office was launched from California on Sunday. The NROL-85 satellite took off at 06:13 am from Vandenberg Space Force Base aboard a two-stage SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. Vandenberg said in a statement that this is the NRO’s first mission to reuse […]

California Announces Plan to Retire New Gas-Powered Cars by 2035

WASHINGTON — California on Wednesday laid out an aggressive plan to drive steady growth in its sales to the public. electric and zero emission vehiclesIt’s the first step in enacting a nationwide target to ban new gasoline-powered cars by 2035. Under the proposed rule published by the California Air Resources Board, the state will require […]

California plan aims to triple electric car sales by 2026

SACRAMENTO, California (AP) — California wants electric vehicle sales to triple over the next four years to 35% of all new car purchases; This is an aggressive target set as part of the goal of phasing out gas-powered cars. The proposal, released Tuesday by the California Air Resources Board, puts the state on a roadmap […]

How California Is Building the Nation’s First Privacy Police

Tracy Rosenberg, executive director of the nonprofit Media Alliance, a Bay Area public interest group that also works with Oakland Privacy, a community group, said the agency would face “a certain amount of political pressure.” “We really don’t know how the governor and Legislature will react if there is a pullback due to the measures […]

Wolves and Misinformation About Them Make their way back to California

In contrast, California, a state with both extreme rural and extreme urban areas, has one of the strongest state endangered species in the nation. Killing a wolf is a crime in California. Where wolves roam, the state’s fish and wildlife agency collects and monitors where possible blood samples, DNA samples, weight statistics, and health information […]

California Returns as Climate Leader with Help from the White House

Under the Clean Air Act of 1970, the EPA granted California a waiver to set stricter exhaust pipe standards than federal limits to combat smoke problems. As the most populous state and the fifth largest economy in the world, California has managed to impress automakers and set the pace for the rest of the country. […]

California Sues Tesla Saying It Allows Racial Discrimination

A California state agency is suing Tesla in a lawsuit that became public on Thursday, accusing it of allowing racial discrimination and harassment to flourish at its San Francisco Bay Area factory. The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing said hundreds of Tesla employees reported being subjected to racist graffiti and widespread use of […]