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The Domoto Legacy: Plants and Immigration

Such was the size of the nursery operation that the San Francisco Call Bulletin in 1913 called the Domoto Brothers Nursery the largest in the state. Photo Credit: https://50objects.org/object/the-domoto-maple-bonsai-part-i/ We are pleased to present Eric Hsu’s first Guest Rant. When I was growing up, the narrative of North American horticulture, especially ornamental horticulture, was through the prism of a Euro-centric, if not Anglophilic lens. It was not through the perspective of an immigr...
Tags: Europe, Gardening, Japan, UK, Colorado, California, Stanford, China, US, San Francisco, United States, Silicon Valley, San Jose, Oakland, East Bay, San Francisco Bay


$166M In Fines Recommended For PG&E Over Public Safety Power Shutoffs

SAN FRANCISCO (AP/CBS13) — California regulators are being asked to fine Pacific Gas & Electric nearly $166 million for failing to properly inform customers before it cut power to millions of people last year. The sweeping Public Safety Power Shutoffs without proper notifications were “a major public safety failure” that disrupted lives and posed a risk to medically vulnerable people who use electrical equipment such as wheelchairs, iron lungs and dialysis machines, according to a brief submitte...
Tags: California, Local, Syndicated Local, California News, San Francisco, Ap, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, Northern California, Pacific Gas Electric, PUC, Public Utilities Commission, Public Safety Power Shutoffs, Public Advocates Office The office, Public Advocates Office


Stockton Woman Indicted In Mail, Bank Fraud Schemes

STOCKTON (CBS13) – A federal grand jury returned a 17-count indictment to a Stockton woman accused of mail and bank fraud schemes targeting unemployment benefits and identity theft victims, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced on Friday. Rhiannon Ausk, 24, was charged with mail and bank fraud, aggravated identity theft, possession of stolen U.S. mail, unlawful possession of Postal Service keys and obstruction of justice, said Scott, with the U.S. Department of Justice Eastern District of Ca...
Tags: Crime, News, Local, Syndicated Local, Stockton, Postal Service, Department Of Justice, Northern California, Scott, Department of Labor, McGregor W Scott, Stockton News, Stockton Woman Indicted In Mail Bank Fraud Schemes, Rhiannon Ausk, Ausk


Just After Getting Foothold In California, Gray Wolf Dropped From Endangered-Species List

(CNN) — The Trump administration is dropping the gray wolf from the endangered species list under the assertion that the animal’s population has sufficiently recovered, a move conservation groups decry as shortsighted and promise to challenge in court. The move comes after the US Fish and Wildlife Service proposed last year to remove the gray wolf from being listed under the Endangered Species Act after the wolf population increased. According to the US Fish and Wildlife Service, there are more ...
Tags: Congress, California, US, California News, Sacramento, Joe Biden, Cnn, Esa, Canada, Wyoming, Endangered Species, Cbs, Great Lakes, Interior Department, Donald Trump, Pacific Northwest


Culture Clash In Nevada City Gets Attention Of Human Rights Watch Group

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Tags: News, Local, Seen On, Sacramento, United States, Amnesty International, Cbs, Black Lives Matter, Trump, Northern California, Nevada City, Nevada City News, Nevada City Police Department, James Steven Smith, Human Rights Watch Group, Tad Burnett


Jackie Lacey-George Gascon race for LA district attorney remains heated

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey is fighting to keep her seat for a third term despite an aggressive challenge by self-styled reformer, former LAPD officer and San Francisco DA George Gascon and some progressive groups that have long called for her resignation. Lacey garnered significantly more voter support than Gascon in the March primary election but was ultimately unable to claim the majority necessary to avoid a runoff, pulling in 48.6% of the vote to Gascon’s...
Tags: Politics, London, News, Minneapolis, La, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sport, Netflix, Soccer, Local News, Black Lives Matter, Lapd, District Attorney, Eric Garcetti, Los Angeles City Council


Field Election Deputies Expanding Duties To Keep Peace At Polls

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Tags: Politics, Elections, News, Local, Seen On, Sacramento, Sacramento County, Cbs, Nevada, Nevada County, Bell, Northern California, Robert Bell, Michael Harrison, Adona, 2020 Election


LIVE: PG&E Provides Update On Power Shutoffs

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Tags: News, Sacramento, Solano County, Electric, Pacific, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, Suisun City, Northern California, Placer County, Public Safety Power Shutoff, Public Safety Power Shutoffs, Scott Strenfel, Mark Quinlan


Should facial recognition software be banned on college campuses?

Students say they were identified with facial recognition technology after a protest at the University of Miami; campus police claim this isn't true. Over 60 universities nationwide have banned facial recognition; a few colleges, such as USC, regularly use it. Civil rights groups in Miami have called for the University of Miami to have talks on this topic. Silicon Valley has led the technological revolution since the early seventies. Journalist Don Hoefler coined the term "Silicon Valley USA...
Tags: Facebook, Florida, Government, China, Trust, America, Surveillance, Artificial Intelligence, Aclu, Innovation, Miami, Silicon Valley, Ai, Usc, Ucla, Derek


California Braces For More Fire Danger From Fierce Winds; PG&E Restores Power To 156k Customers

LOS ANGELES (AP/CBS13) — California prepared for another round of dangerous fire weather Tuesday even as crews fought a pair of fast-moving blazes in the south that critically injured two firefighters and left more than 100,000 under evacuation orders. Some of the fiercest winds of the fire season drove fires up and down the state Sunday night and Monday before easing but they were expected to resume overnight and continue into Tuesday morning, although not to the earlier extremes, according to ...
Tags: News, California, Local, California News, Los Angeles, Southern California Edison, Ap, Solano County, West Coast, Lake Tahoe, Orange County, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, Suisun City, Los Angeles Times, Mcgrath, Southern California


Elk Grove Unified In-Person Learning Plan Contingent On Sacramento County Moving To Orange Tier

ELK GROVE (CBS13) — Northern California’s largest school district has announced a plan to return to the classroom. Elk Grove Unified School District says its in-person learning proposal is contingent on Sacramento County moving into the orange tier by next week. If that happens, pre-kindergarten through third grade will come back on November 17, followed by fourth through sixth-graders on December 8, and seventh grade through high schoolers on January 7. If the county does not progress into the ...
Tags: News, Local, Sacramento County, San Juan, Northern California, Elk Grove Unified School District, Learning Curve, Coronavirus, Coronavirus Education, Twin Rivers Unified School


Shutoff Fatigue: Some El Dorado County Residents Enduring Third Blackout In 2 Months

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Tags: News, Local, Seen On, Sacramento, Cbs, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, Northern California, Ann Martin, Barnes, Pacific Gas Electric, Placerville, Kevin Barnes, El Dorado High, Public Safety Power Shutoff, Public Safety Power Shutoffs, Placerville News


LIVE: PG&E Provides Update On Power Shutoffs

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Tags: News, California, Sacramento, Electric, Pacific, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, Northern California, CBS13 AP, Public Safety Power Shutoff, Public Safety Power Shutoffs


Power Shut Off In Parts Of California As Winds, Fire Danger Increase

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Tags: Weather, National Weather Service, News, California, California News, San Francisco, Ap, Wind, Sonoma, PG&E, Shasta, Southern California, San Francisco Bay Area, Northern California, Los Angeles County, Sonoma County


Hundreds of thousands lose power as Northern California braces for more wildfires

"This is the fire weather forecast I was hoping wouldn't come to pass," a climate scientist said.
Tags: Northern California


Fierce Diablo winds and strongest fire weather this season force power cuts to some 361,000 customers in Northern California

Northern California is preparing for weekend weather conditions that threaten to extend an already devastating 2020 wildfire season.
Tags: Cnn, Northern California


Cal OES Activates Strike Teams Amid Dangerous Fire Weather Conditions

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Tags: California News, Sacramento, Cbs, Carmichael, Northern California, Cal, Office of Emergency Services, Brian Ferguson, Pacific Gas and Electric, Cal OES, Fire Watch, Governor's Office of Emergency Services, Wildfire Season, Customers Across 36 Counties Cal OES


PG&E Initiates Shutoffs Expected To Impact Over 360,000 Customers Across 36 Counties

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Tags: National Weather Service, News, Sacramento, Pacific, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, Sierra, Northern California, Valley, Yuba, Public Safety Power Shutoff, Public Safety Power Shutoffs, CBS Sacramento News


Fierce winds and fire weather force power cuts to nearly 400,000 customers in Northern California

With the strongest Diablo winds and fire weather of the season predicted for Sunday, Pacific Gas & Electric says it will shut off power for at least 386,000 customers in Northern California.
Tags: News, Stories, Northern California, Sunday Pacific Gas Electric


Fierce Diablo winds and strongest fire weather this season force power cuts to nearly 400,000 customers in Northern California

Northern California is preparing for weekend weather conditions that threaten to extend an already devastating 2020 wildfire season.
Tags: Cnn, Northern California


Widespread PG&E Shutoffs To Begin As Early As Sunday Morning Due To Dangerous Fire Weather

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Tags: National Weather Service, News, Sacramento, Electric, Pacific, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, Sierra, Northern California, Valley, Yuba, Public Safety Power Shutoffs, CBS Sacramento News


Widespread PG&E Shutoffs May Begin As Early As Sunday Morning Due To Dangerous Fire Weather

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Tags: National Weather Service, News, Sacramento, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, Sierra, Northern California, Valley, Yuba, Pacific Gas and Electric, PG E, Public Safety Power Shutoff, Public Safety Power Shutoffs, CBS Sacramento News


Authorities worry high winds, dry conditions will spread Northern California wildfires this weekend

Northern California is preparing for weekend weather conditions that threaten to extend an already devastating 2020 wildfire season.
Tags: Cnn, Northern California


The National Weather Service issues a Red Flag warning for much of Northern California

Northern California is preparing for weekend weather conditions that threaten to extend an already devastating 2020 wildfire season.
Tags: National Weather Service, News, Stories, Northern California


PG&E to shut off power to over 1 million people in Northern California

Pacific Gas & Electric says it will cut power to over 1 million people Sunday to avoid sparking wildfires
Tags: Northern California, Pacific Gas Electric


Elon Musk's manufacturing obsession could make Tesla into an industry — and make him a 21st century Henry Ford

Elon Musk is preoccupied with machines that build machines. Tesla Tesla just reported its fifth-consecutive profitable quarter, setting itself up for its first-ever full-year profit.  On a call with analysts and investors to discuss the Q3 results, CEO Elon Musk returned to a preoccupation with manufacturing, an area that he believes could be Tesla's greatest achievement. Musk wants Tesla to do things very differently from the rest of the car business, in order to go beyond building cars t...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Elon Musk, Texas, California, China, Germany, Berlin, US, Trends, General Motors, Tesla, Canada, Ford, Gm, Toyota


Widespread PG&E Power Shutoffs Likely This Weekend Due To Dangerous Fire Weather

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — As crews finish restoring power to Pacific Gas & Electric customers impacted by the latest Public Safety Power Shutoff, more than 466,000 customers are being warned of another potential PSPS event on Sunday. According to PG&E’s website, another PSPS is likely due to severe weather as most of Northern California is set to be under a Red Flag Warning from Sunday morning through Tuesday. The National Weather Service is forecasting wind gusts up to 70 moh in the Sierra and 50 mp...
Tags: National Weather Service, News, Sacramento, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, Sierra, Northern California, Valley, Pacific Gas Electric, Yuba, Public Safety Power Shutoff, Public Safety Power Shutoffs, CBS Sacramento News


‘Kindred Spirits’ host Amy Bruni explains how to talk to ghosts, and shares a Queen Mary scare in new book

Amy Bruni said she has learned plenty about ghosts through decades of paranormal investigation. The now 44-year-old former star of the reality television series “Ghost Hunters” and current co-host and producer of Travel Channel’s “Kindred Spirits” grew up in a haunted house in Alameda, Calif. and says she had her first encounter with the spirit world at the age of six. Since then, she said she’s been to hundreds of haunted locations around the world and has experienced countless paranormal activ...
Tags: Halloween, Books, California, Massachusetts, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Vw, Long Beach, Northern California, Henry, Mary, Borden, Alameda Calif, Lizzie Borden, Bruni


Gourmet sandwich chain Mendocino Farms will open in Long Beach

Gourmet sandwich spot Mendocino Farms is heading to Long Beach. The Los Angeles-based chain, which is known for is seasonal menus and staples such as the “Not So Fried,” a shaved, roasted chicken breast sandwich served with chipotle barbecue sauce, a pork belly banh mi and Peruvian steak sandwiches, will open its first Long Beach location at 11 a.m. on Nov. 13. According to the restaurant’s website, the new spot will open at 1388 Daisy Ave., near Cambodia Town, and it will be the chain’s first p...
Tags: Restaurants, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Long Beach, Southern California, Northern California, Sestina, Matthew Kenney, Mendocino Farms, Top Stories LBPT, Cambodia Town, Restaurants Food and Drink, Long Beach The Los Angeles, Texas The Long Beach


Glass Fire Incident In NorCal’s Wine Country Now Fully Contained

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