Almost one-third of the 17-member police force in Monterey County town is facing various charges.
Update: A bill regulating fracking in California passed Tuesday in the state Senate’s Natural Resources and Water Committee. Los Angeles County Democrat Fran Pavley’s measure requires drillers to apply for permits before they use pressurized water to extract oil from shale rock, and to inform the state how much water they use and what chemicals […]
Growing up in Berkeley, I never had any doubt about which direction to head for the wine country: North. I went either to Sonoma County, where years ago I helped my family put in 35 acres of Sauvignon Blanc, or to Napa County, where some wineries have long made tastings into an adult theme park […]