Students vote to keep controversial ‘Colonist’ mascot at California high school

Students at Anaheim High School in Anaheim, California voted this week to keep the controversial “Colonist” mascot and image. Anaheim High School Facebook page Students at a California high school voted this week to keep their school’s controversial mascot — the Colonist. Students chose among three options: keeping the Colonist name; keeping the name but … Read more

Kia prepares to debut its next big thing

The popular brand is ready to debut the follow up act to its headline grabbing new car. And it’s only the start of the brand’s revolution. Kia has revealed its next big thing. The South Korean brand has previewed its second next-generation all-electric vehicle concept ahead of the Los Angeles motor show next week. Dubbed … Read more

Flooding on Disneyland’s iconic It’s a Small World ride delays holiday reopening

Flooding on Disneyland’s It’s a Small World ride early Wednesday morning led to a delay in the iconic boat ride’s holiday reopening. The flooding happened while workers were refilling the flume on the ride early in the morning while the theme park was still closed. The flooding affected the machinery that operates the ride, according … Read more

Suspect arrested in Monterey County, Bay Area bank robberies

SOLEDAD – Authorities on Wednesday morning arrested a 24-year-old Soledad man in connection with recent bank robberies in Monterey County and the Bay Area. The Monterey County Sheriff’s Office SWAT Team and the San Jose Police Department served a search warrant at the man’s home on the 500 block of Viejo Gabriel, the sheriff’s office … Read more

‘Winter is coming’: State leaders work to avoid repeat of last winter’s surge in COVID-19 cases

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) – Gov. Gavin Newsom and Health and Human Services Secretary Dr. Mark Ghaly said Wednesday they want to do everything they can to avoid what happened last winter when hospital and intensive care unit space dwindled as COVID-19 cases climbed. “Winter is coming,” the governor said as he and other state leaders … Read more

California Prepares for Possible Winter Pandemic Surge

California has begun positioning equipment and locking in contracts with temporary health care workers in preparation for another possible winter surge of coronavirus cases, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Wednesday. The most populous state in the country still is doing comparatively well with the rest of the U.S. in terms of cases and hospitalizations. But Newsom … Read more

California Governor Puzzled by Reaction to His Absence

California Gov. Gavin Newsom, absent from public life for nearly two weeks with little word from his office on his whereabouts, defended his handling of the situation and said Wednesday he was puzzled by those who took to social media to criticize and spread falsehoods about him. To encourage others to get coronavirus booster shots, … Read more

Back In Public Eye: Governor Gavin Newsom Makes First Public Appearance In Two Weeks

MONTEREY (CBSLA) – After two weeks of near radio silence, California Gov. Gavin Newsom is back in the public eye. Speaking at a economic summit Monday in Monterey, Newsom was back in front of a camera. READ MORE: Exclusive: Is In-N-Out Burger Following Local Proof Of Vaccine Rules After Facing Fines In NorCal? After backing … Read more

Ex-Broadcom engineer charged with stealing trade secrets

SAN JOSE – A 50-year-old Ben Lomond man has been charged with stealing trade secrets from his previous employer, San Jose-based Broadcom Inc., according to federal prosecutors. Peter Kisang Kim is charged with 18 counts of trade secret theft, according to an indictment filed Nov. 4 and unsealed Tuesday. If convicted, Kim faces up to … Read more

San Mateo County sheriff ends inmate transfers to ICE

REDWOOD CITY – San Mateo County Sheriff Carlos Bolanos on Tuesday said his agency will no longer respond to requests from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement for notification of an inmate’s release or transfer any inmate to ICE’s custody. The decision follows last week’s TRUTH Act Forum, a special meeting required when local law enforcement … Read more