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The Latest: California Reviews Dam Safety After Tough Report

U.S. News

An independent panel of dam-safety experts looked at the causes of February's near-disaster at the nation's tallest dam in Oroville, California. Both spillways at the dam failed that month, prompting evacuation orders for nearly 200,000 people downstream.


USC leads California, 14-0, in the first quarter

Los Angeles Times

Stay tuned for updates from Times reporters Lindsey Thiry and Zach Helfand throughout the game. Ronald Jones II has already rushed for a season-high 96 yards against California, and there's still 4:34 remaining in the first quarter. Sam Darnold completed a 16-yard pass to Jones for a touchdown and USC leads California, 14-0. The scoring drive covered 95 yards in nine plays and took 4:13. California's defense has stood no chance against the Trojans.


Exactly how much rain should California expect?

Los Angeles Times

A string of winter storms is expected to bring up to 20 feet of fresh snow to Mammoth Mountain in the next 10 days. The winter weather will also bring some more much-needed rain to other parts of California. Another powerful storm from the Pacific Ocean, spawned by an atmospheric "river" bringing moisture from the subtropics, is expected to move through Central and Southern California between late Saturday and Monday. Officials say that if these wet conditions extend into the spring, 2017 could prove a turning point for the epic, years-long drought in the state. Exactly how much rain should California expect?


How much rain will Northern California get?

Los Angeles Times

A string of winter storms is expected to bring up to 20 feet of fresh snow to Mammoth Mountain in the next week. The winter weather will also bring some more much-needed rain to other parts of California. Another powerful storm from the Pacific Ocean, spawned by an atmospheric "river" bringing moisture from the subtropics, is expected to move through Central and Southern California between late Saturday and Monday. Officials say that if these wet conditions extend into the spring, 2017 could prove a turning point for the epic, years-long drought in the state. How much rain will Northern California get?


Go Big, Go Small? the Fight to Survive in California Pot

U.S. News

California began issuing business licenses for the legal marketplace earlier this month. They show others intend to get a foothold in various sectors of the market, picking off multiple permits for transportation, manufacturing and retailing.