Opinion: How California can get on the right path and give Latinos a bigger voice in government

[ad_1] One of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s primary responsibilities is appointing individuals to fill vacancies within state boards and commissions. However, his office lacks a public system to check whether these appointees reflect the communities they are meant to serve. Regrettably, these seats often fail to mirror the diversity inherent to California, particularly when it comes … Read more

Your car wants to know about your sex life

[ad_1] Press play to listen to this article Voiced by artificial intelligence. Car manufacturers are collecting troves of data on drivers and passengers — some even tracking drivers’ sexual activity — according to a new report.  In a review of 25 car brands and 15 car companies published by Mozilla Foundation on Wednesday, researchers found … Read more

Rescue effort underway for American caver who fell ill in deep cave in Turkey

[ad_1] ISTANBUL — Rescue experts from across Europe converged on a cave in Turkey on Thursday, launching an operation to save an American researcher who became trapped around 1,000 meters (3,000 feet) below the surface after suffering gastrointestinal bleeding. Experienced caver Mark Dickey, 40, suddenly became ill during an expedition in the Morca cave in … Read more

Newsom sends more CalGuard members to border in effort to halt the flood of fentanyl

[ad_1] With the majority of fentanyl and other narcotics in the United States entering through California’s southern border, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Thursday he would be beefing up the California National Guard presence along the border immediately to try to stem the flow. “Fentanyl is a deadly poison ripping families and communities apart,” Newsom said … Read more