Earthquakes and climate change threaten California dams

EMMA ISABELLA

It was a harrowing vision of the vulnerability of aging California dams — crews laboring feverishly to sandbag and drain the lower San Fernando Reservoir, as billions of gallons of Los Angeles drinking water lapped at the edge of a crumbling, earthquake-damaged embankment that threatened catastrophe on the neighborhoods below. […]

Prop 22 legal challenge thrown out by California Supreme Court

EMMA ISABELLA

The California Supreme Court docket threw out a constitutional challenge to Proposition 22, clearing the path for the voter-approved legislation letting gig providers to preserve treating their employees as independent contractors. The lawsuit that the condition Supreme Court declined to listen to was filed very last thirty day period by […]