Shooting suspect in California officer’s death is captured after statewide manhunt

Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department via AP Gustavo Perez Arriaga, the suspected drunk driver accused of fatally shooting a California police officer, was captured. Perez Arriaga surrendered to authorities after he tried to flee back to Mexico. Perez Arriaga crossed the border in Arizona several years ago and had worked a variety of jobs as a […]

California’s ‘unending’ statewide drought has ended for now

Gene Kim A year ago, news outlets warned drier conditions brought on by global warming would make California’s six-year drought “permanent.” But one weekend of intense storms dumped 350 billion gallons of water into California reservoirs, effectively ending the statewide drought. After more weeks with rain and snow, eight of 10 major state reservoirs are well […]