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Amazon settles claims it concealed Covid-19 cases from workers

Amazon fulfilment center warehouse Getty Images AmazonOn Monday reached a settlementCalifornia’s attorney General intervened in a dispute regarding claims that Covid-19 cases numbers were not disclosed to warehouse workers. According to a statement by California State Attorney General Rob Bonta, the company agreed to inform warehouse workers about new Covid cases within one working day […]

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California storm could bring ‘historic’ rain, forecasters warn

As forecasters predicted record-breaking rains, a powerful storm struck Northern California Sunday. It flooded roads, toppled trees, and caused mudflows in burned areas. Drenching rain and strong winds accompanied the arrival of an atmospheric river — a long and wide plume of moisture pulled in from the Pacific Ocean that was predicted to move south […]

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Why is California closing Diablo Canyon nuclear plant?

Aerial view showing the Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant. It is situated at Avila Beach, San Luis Obispo County in California. Mark Ralston | AFP | Getty Images California’s energy needs are not being met. The August 2020 election will be held hundreds of thousandsThis is California residents experienced rolling electricity blackoutsIn the midst of […]

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This map shows the best U.S. states to mine for bitcoin

2021 has been a great year for bitcoin mining in America as new talent — and equipment — flood the market, but some states are definitely more appealing destinations than others. According to the Global Energy Institute, the average electricity price in the United States is lower than those of Washington and Texas. This is […]

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What it’s like to move to Mexico, Greece and Costa Rica

For many, 2020 will be remembered as a year they spent at home. Some chose a completely different route. Others chose a different path. They moved to exotic places many people only dream about. In their own words, here’s what they think about the decision after a year. From Boston to Napa Valley, California Name: […]

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Gavin Newsom wins California recall election

Gavin Newsom survived a Republican attempt to remove him from office as California’s governor, ensuring that the Democrat can serve out the rest of his term as the top official in the nation’s most populous state, according to an NBC News projection. With 70% of the expected vote counted Wednesday, Newsom led with 5.8 million, or […]