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Newsom scraps $16B plan for tunnels to deliver water to Southern California

Newsom scraps $16B plan for tunnels to deliver water to Southern California

Samuel Chamberlain | Fox News   California Gov. Gavin Newsom has formally abandoned a plan to build two giant tunnels to reroute the state’s water from north to south, an idea pushed by his predecessor, Jerry Brown. Newsom had signaled the move in his State of the State address in February but made it official Thursday by asking state agencies to […]

California Gov. Newsom facing new pressure from environmental groups to block drilling, fracking

California Gov. Newsom facing new pressure from environmental groups to block drilling, fracking

By Andrew O’Reilly | Fox News In the next few weeks, California Gov. Gavin Newsom is slated to announce his administration’s energy policy strategy – and many environmental groups there are hoping it will include plans to end oil and gas drilling in the nation’s most populous state and phase out all fossil fuel extraction. At the very least, green groups […]

Lecture and Book Signing with Shannon Bream | The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute

Lecture and Book Signing with Shannon Bream | The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute

Please join us for a lecture and book signing on May 30, 2019 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. with Fox News Anchor Shannon Bream on her brand-new book, Finding the Bright Side: The Art of Chasing What Matters (Publish Date: May 14, 2019). This event is free to attend; however, books must be purchased in the […]

California Gov. Gavin Newsom plans Central America trip to examine ‘root causes of migration’

California Gov. Gavin Newsom plans Central America trip to examine ‘root causes of migration’

By Louis Casiano | Fox News California Gov. Gavin Newsom will head to El Salvador this month to meet with lawmakers to get to the root cause of why Central American migrants make the arduous journey to the United States. Newsom, a Democrat, will travel to the capital city of San Salvador, just as President Trump and U.S. border officials are calling for tougher security measures amid […]

Water flows down California dam’s rebuilt spillway after 2017 collapse

Water flows down California dam’s rebuilt spillway after 2017 collapse

By Samuel Chamberlain | Fox News Officials in Northern California released water down the reconstructed spillway of the nation’s tallest dam on Tuesday, more than two years after it crumbled during heavy rains and forced thousands of homes to be evacuated over fears of catastrophic flooding. Water flowed down the spillway and into the Feather River; storms this week and melting snowpack […]

Report: Power lines sparked massive Southern California fire (Thomas Fire)

Report: Power lines sparked massive Southern California fire (Thomas Fire)

By CHRISTOPHER WEBER | Associated Press LOS ANGELES – One of the largest fires in California history was sparked by Southern California Edison power lines that came into contact during high winds, investigators said Wednesday. The resulting arc ignited dry brush on Dec. 4, 2017, starting the blaze in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties that resulted in two […]

DNC Won’t Allow Fox News To Host Any Democratic Presidential Debates

DNC Won’t Allow Fox News To Host Any Democratic Presidential Debates

Amber Athey | White House Correspondent   The Democratic National Committee announced Wednesday that they are not allowing Fox News to host any Democratic presidential debates this election cycle, citing the network’s alleged “inappropriate relationship” with President Donald Trump. DNC Chair Tom Perez released a statement indicating that he wants the Democratic message to reach as many […]

‘Absolute miracle:’ Rescuers find missing California sisters

‘Absolute miracle:’ Rescuers find missing California sisters

By AMANDA LEE MYERS | Associated Press LOS ANGELES – Armed with some outdoor survival training, granola bars and pink rubber boots, 5- and 8-year-old sisters survived 44 hours in rugged Northern California wilderness before they were found dehydrated and cold but in good spirits on Sunday, authorities said. A fire chief and firefighter from a local volunteer […]

California’s gun seizure program hits hurdles

California’s gun seizure program hits hurdles

By Andrew O’Reilly | Fox News Authorities in California are struggling to enforce a state law that permits officials to seize firearms from people with previous criminal convictions or mental health issues – running into staffing and budgetary issues that have contributed to a massive backlog of guns marked for confiscation. The law, which was passed in 2013 following the shooting […]

The Latest: Funeral held in California for slain officer

The Latest: Funeral held in California for slain officer

MODESTO, Calif. – The Latest on the funeral for slain California police officer (all times local): 10:20 a.m. A moment of silence, followed by Scottish bagpipes playing “Amazing Grace,” marked the beginning of funeral services Saturday for a slain police officer in central California. Cpl. Ronil (row-neel) Singh was shot and killed in the early hours […]