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Tag: Al Jazeera

January 4, 2013 | 8:04 am

A.M. Splash: Climate Change Threatens Tahoe Clarity; Firefighters May Have Gouged Chevron Pipe; Court Summons Romo in Altercation

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Climate change threatens Tahoe’s snow levels, lake clarity (Santa Cruz Sentinel) Lake Tahoe is “the fairest picture the whole earth affords,” Mark Twain once wrote. Its crystal blue waters, surrounded by stunning snowy mountains, define one of California’s crown jewels as an American landmark. It attracts 3 million skiers, boaters, campers, hikers and other visitors […]

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Newsom, Current TV Part Ways In Wake of Al Jazeera Purchase

January 3, 2013 | 12:34 pm

Newsom, Current TV Part Ways In Wake of Al Jazeera Purchase

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California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom and Current TV are parting ways in the wake of the television production company’s purchase by Al Jazeera, according to a report in the Sacramento Bee. Current TV confirmed in a statement today that it had been purchased by the controversial media company owned by the government of Qatar. So […]

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Reports: Al Jazeera Has Acquired SF-Based Current TV

January 2, 2013 | 2:15 pm

Reports: Al Jazeera Has Acquired SF-Based Current TV

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Update at 3:50 p.m. Wednesday: Citing a Current TV memo, Stelter reports that the deal has now been completed. Al Jazeera is finalizing a deal to acquire Current TV, the San Francisco-based television production company co-founded by former Vice President Al Gore, according to newspaper reports. New York Times blogger Brian Stelter writes that Al […]

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