Record-Breaking Heat Wave In Southwest Reportedly Claims 4 Lives

June 22, 2017

The first two fatalities recorded in the three-day heatwave took place on Monday in Santa Clara County, California, south of San Francisco, and included a homeless person found in a car, the San Jose Mercury News reported. It is tragic when someone dies of hyperthermia since in most every case it could have been prevented, Dr. Michelle Jorden of the Santa Clara County Coroners Office told the newspaper. A Phoenix area cement truck operator uses a water hose to cool down. Temperatures …

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How hot is it in the West? Let us count the ways

June 20, 2017

San Francisco, California (CNN)It’s so hot in the West that the scorching heat is breaking records, causing massive power outages and prompting flight cancellations. Las Vegas could also see peaks on Tuesday and Wednesday. The city could gamble with its highest temperature ever observed, which was 117 degrees Fahrenheit in 2013. What NOT to do in a heat wave …

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Hospital designs that are changing the way you’re cared for

June 19, 2017

… again the same way.’” A balancing act? Design firms must also balance the technical needs of doctors and staff with the comfort of patients. This is where innovative solutions come into play. At the Jacobs Medical Center in La Jolla, California, the design director of CannonDesign’s Yazdani Studio, Mehrdad Yazdani, created sculptural walls behind patients’ beds to house medical equipment that is usually left out in the open. “You see [headwalls] in most hospitals. But …

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Patagonia’s CEO Is Ready To Lead The Corporate Resistance To Trump

June 19, 2017

… revenue and stores in 16 states plus D.C. provides her a much bigger platform to influence their lives than anyone in her family had two generations ago. Its also why shes decided to take on the president of the United States to stop him from rolling back decades of public land protections. We have to fight like hell to keep every inch of public land, Marcario, 52, told HuffPost last month. I dont have a lot of faith in politics and politicians right now. Ventura, California-based …

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Still-Blinking Beached Humpback Whale Euthanized After Failed Rescue

June 11, 2017

… Related Coverage Blue Whale Found Dead On Northern California Beach Likely Struck By Ship Drone Captures Rare Glimpse Of Blue Whale Mother And Her Calf In British Columbia, a strange pattern in humpback whale behaviour raises the stakes for conservation NOAA Probes Mystery Deaths Of 41 Humpback Whales Along U.S. Coast More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsLiveSuitePro Yearly FE World’s First and Only All In One Facebook Live Marketing Suite. Facebook Live Suite Pro …

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Key Witnesses In A California Jailhouse Snitch Scandal Refuse to Testify

June 4, 2017

… answer questions from Sanders last week about previous testimony in which they deniedthat a snitch program existed in the countys . In 2015, an increasingly impatient Goethals rebuked Tunstall and Garcia, saying they had . Two Orange County Sheriffs Department supervisors, Lt. Dave Johnson and Sgt. Raymond Wert, invoked their right not to testify this week as well, but then later talked when granted immunity by California Deputy Attorney General Mike Murphy, who is now the lead prosecutor in …

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Huge Landslide Buries Already Damaged California Highway

A massive landslide covered a section of Californias famous Highway 1 last weekend thats been beset by falling rocks and debris this year. Mother nature hard at work, said a tweet from Caltrans, the states transportation department. We were fearful that something could happen, Shivers told HuffPost.We didnt think it would be anything like this. The highway hugs the California coast for about 655 miles and normally is a popular scenic route for motorists. The slide went from bad to …

May 24, 2017
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Report: Sheriff Clarke Plagiarized Parts Of Thesis On Homeland Security

The sheriff used nearly identical language from sources without properly attributing passages 47 timesin his thesis on security, CNNs investigative KFile reported Saturday. Clarke earned a masters degree in security studies at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California, in 2013. His thesis was titled, Making U.S. Security and Privacy Rights Compatible. Clarke reportedly used language from sources including the American Civil Liberties Union, the Pew Research Center, the 9/11 …

May 21, 2017
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