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California Braces for First Trump Visit as President

President Donald Trump will make his first visit Tuesday to the State of California since taking office last year — and the state is bracing for his arrival, hot on the heels of the Department of Justice’s lawsuit against “sanctuary state” laws last week.

Border prototype protest (Backbone Campaign / Flickr / CC / Cropped)

Report: Santa Monica Fault Line Runs Through Rodeo Drive

The California Geological Survey’s has revealed that the Santa Monica fault zone runs through the heart of Beverly Hills’ Rodeo Drive and the famous shopping district that is home to world-renowned luxury brands like Chanel, Prada, Cartier, Gucci, Neiman Marcus, and Saks Fifth Avenue, among others.

Rodeo Drive (Sompop S / Flickr / CC / Cropped)

Black Lives Matter Protesters Rally in Beverly Hills

BEVERLY HILLS — Over a dozen young men and women supporting the Black Lives Matter movement took to the trendy streets of Beverly Hills on Saturday to protest the recent shooting deaths of African-American men by police officers.

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Hillary Clinton Raised $270,000 Per Hour During Celebrity Fundraising Blitz

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) — Hillary Clinton mingled with Hall of Fame basketball player Magic Johnson and Apple CEO Tim Cook, vamped in a photo booth with actor Justin Timberlake and dined with some of California’s richest families on what was likely the most lucrative fundraising swing of her presidential campaign.


Drought: CA Water Saving Dips; Still on Target

California failed to meet its monthly water conservation target in October for the first time since Gov. Jerry Brown’s mandatory regulations took effect in June, but the state remains on track to meet the 25 percent overall reduction target required to be reached by February.

Kern River Bakersfield Drought (David McNew / Getty)

City of Beverly Hills Fined for Wasting Water

Four water suppliers in California, including the city of Beverly Hills, have failed to chip in to statewide water conservation efforts and have been fined as a result.

Beverly Hills swimming pool (Alan Light / Flickr / CC / Cropped)

Saudi Royal Escapes Felony Sex Assault Charges in L.A.

On Monday, Los Angeles County prosecutors said they will not file felony charges against Saudi Prince Majed Abdulaziz Al-Saud, 29, who was arrested on suspicion of sexual assault last month at his rented $37 million Beverly Hills compound.

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Hillary Clinton’s Titanic Campaign Steams into California, Leaking Badly

Six weeks ago, the Huffington Post’s lead article was “Why Hillary Can’t Lose.” But the S.S. Clinton campaign that steams into southern California on Friday increasingly looks like the arrogant crew of the Titanic that continued to run full-throttle after hitting an iceberg, because their ship was “Practically Unsinkable.”

Hillary Clinton on ship (Saul Loeb / AFP / Getty)

Drought: Another Small California Town Runs Out of Water

The community of Outingdale in El Dorado County, California is in the middle of a Stage 4 water emergency, as the state enters an expectedly dry summer amidst the devastating four-year drought. Despite sitting on the banks of the Cosumnes

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California Lays Out Second Draft of Statewide Water Cutback Plan

California’s State Water Resources Control Board on Saturday unveiled the latest outline for the implementation of water cutbacks across the Golden State. The Board said the new rules would better take into account factors that the previous outline had not addressed.

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Beverly Hills Ordered to Reduce Water Use by 35%

Under the plan, 135 of the state’s biggest water-using communities–including Beverly Hills, Malibu, and Palos Verdes–will be forced to cut use by 35 percent to comply with Gov. Jerry Brown’s executive order to cut statewide use by 25 percent this year, according to the New York Times.

Wash Me Rolls (W. Marsh / Flickr / CC)

Compton Vaccination Rate: 93.80% Beverly Hills: 78.33%

Elementary schools in the inner-city Los Angeles neighborhood of Compton have a far higher vaccination rate than schools in wealthy Beverly Hills, state data show. The rate in Compton is 93.80%, near the 2013-14 national median of 94.7%, with one school at 100%. In Beverly Hills elementary schools, the rate is a mere 78.33%, creating the conditions for an outbreak.

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