ExxonMobil and Employees Donate More Than $1.4 Million to California Colleges and Universities

Dateline City: IRVING, Texas 38 institutions of higher learning in California receive funds from 3:1 Educational Matching Gift Program Recipient organizations encouraged to support math and science initiatives IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ExxonMobil and its employees are donating more than $ 1.4 million to higher Read more [...]


FERTILE GRAOUND PRESENTS THE CONFLUENCE OF PERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS AND HISTORICAL FORCES THAT CHANGED THE FACE OF 20th CENTURY ART Opening September 20, 2014 at OMCA Release date: May 8, 2014 The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) and the Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) combine their collections for the first time in Fertile Ground: Art and Community in California, an unprecedented exhibition that illuminates local Read more [...]

California students feel UC admission squeeze

Most campuses take a lesser number of state students even as more get in from elsewhere.

California high school seniors faced a tougher time winning a freshman spot at most of the UC campuses for the fall, with their chances at UCLA and UC Berkeley now fewer than one in five, according to a report released Friday.
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Alessandra Ambrosio Strikes a Pose in California

Soaking up plenty of sunshine in the process, Alessandra Ambrosio did a photoshoot in Lancaster, California on Friday (March 14). The Brazilian beauty posed in a variety of outfits, showing off her trim figure and fierceness in the bold choices. Earlier this week, the 32-year-old working mom donned her own line of clothing, debuting the new Alé by Alessandra collection for Planet Blue. Describing her collection as "Brazil meets Malibu," Alessandra shares, with E!, "As a working mom, I need something Read more [...]

California ballot measure on pot legalization delayed until 2016

A national drug reform coalition decides not to put an initiative before voters in November, saying it needs more money and time.SEATTLE — A coalition of investors and strategists, which played a key role in passing most of the legislation to reform drug laws nationwide since 1996, has decided not to put a pot initiative on the ballot in California this year but will wait to push for legalization until 2016. Nation - latimes.com Read more [...]

Firm seeks to harness Wyoming’s wind energy for California

Anschutz Corp., known for the Staples Center, looks to set up the largest wind generation facility in the nation — in a state that wouldn’t use a kilowatt of it.

RAWLINS, Wyo. — A relentless wind howls day after day across this high desert, pouring through a low gap on the Continental Divide.
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California House members lobby Boeing for 777X plant

Most members of the state's diverse delegation sign a letter urging Boeing to choose Long Beach for its 777X airliner plant. Six opt out for various reasons. WASHINGTON — California's congressional delegation has entered the fierce jockeying among states to land a Boeing Co. manufacturing plant. But even with the promise of jobs, it can be tough to unify the fractured group of lawmakers. Nation - latimes.com Read more [...]