Amtrak Train Stranded for Day-and-a-Half Arrives in Oregon

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — An Amtrak train traveling from Seattle to Los Angeles with 183 passengers got stranded in the snowy mountains of Oregon for at least 36 hours, putting a strain on passengers as food, patience and even diapers ran short.

Jordyn Hooper, right, and her four-year-old daughter Quinn Hooper, left, join other passengers as they disembark from an Amtrak train in Eugene, Ore, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019 after being stranded overnight in the mountains east of town. (AP Photo/Chris Pietsch)

Global Warming: Snow in Los Angeles

Los Angeles experienced a rare winter weather phenomenon on Thursday afternoon: snow. Several areas reported falling snowflakes — though without any real accumulation.

Snow Los Angeles (Mario Tama / Getty)

Gavin Newsom Struggles With Revenue Misses from SALT, Marijuana

California Gov. Gavin Newsom is facing lower-than-expected tax revenues, thanks to unexpectedly low sales tax revenues from legal marijuana, and the first implementation of the new federal cap on state on local tax (SALT) deductions.

Gavin Newsom (Rich Pedroncelli / Associated Press)

#RedforEd Campaign Continues with Oakland Teachers’ Strike Thursday

“Red for Ed,” a nationwide campaign of teachers’ strikes, will continue this Thursday in Oakland, California, as the Oakland Education Association (OEA) plans to strike against the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD). Bay Area public radio station KQED reported Saturday: “Teachers

RedforEd (Ralph Freso / Getty)

Fire at Tesla Plant Requires Hazmat Response

A recent fire at Tesla’s production plant in Fremont, California, required a hazmat unit to extinguish, but Elon Musk’s car company claims it will not affect production.

Hazmat team getting washed off by fire truck