Post Tagged with: "California"

The Lexington Reservoir, seen here during the summer of 2008, is well below capacity for this time of year. Image by Simon Davison.

Parched California: The Golden State’s Severe Drought

President Obama visited Fresno back in February to talk to farmers struggling to make ends meet during this past winter, which was one of the driest on record in California. With countless frightening statistics being released daily, it’s hard not to be scared about the forthcoming consequences of this inevitable […]

by · May 1, 2014 · California
A map of venture capitalist Tim Draper's proposed split of California into six states. Copyrighted Image by Mickey Mellen of Google Earth Blog.

One Man, Six Californias: Tim Draper’s Bold Proposal to Split the Golden State

In 1850, California finally gained its statehood.  A little over 160 years later, this American desire for creating new states has not yet been quenched. In an effort to send more Californian senators to Washington D.C., unconventional technology investor Tim Draper is attempting to gain support for a 2014 ballot […]

by · February 4, 2014 · California, Features and Opinion