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California is deluged by record rain with more storms coming

US Sacramento Sacramento and American rivers

Mendocino, California, USReuters The seventh consecutive atmospheric river since Christmas dumped more rain on Northern California on Wednesday, offering little relief for a state already battered by floods, gale force winds, power outages and evacuations of entire towns. While Wednesday’s deluge was relatively minor, with less rainfall and mostly contained to north-western California, another atmospheric […]

California to replace toppled statue with memorial to tribes

US Sacremento Father Junipero Serra statue 2020

Sacramento, California, US AP More than a year after protesters toppled a statue of a Spanish missionary on the grounds of the California Capitol, Governor Gavin Newsom signed a law on Friday to replace it with a memorial for the state’s Native Americans. A statue of Father Junipero Serra had stood in Capitol Park since […]