California life sciences industry makes $376 billion a year: report – Commercial Observer

Money is flowing in and out of life science facilities that are expanding across California. The state’s laboratory and biotechnology industries provide 435,693 jobs that generate $376 billion in total economic output, according to a new report Biocom Californiaan association representing life science companies and research institutes. Joe Panetta, The Association’s President and CEO said … Read more

The study shows that the majority of California’s coastal airports are vulnerable to increased flooding from climate change

Coastal airports basemap. Source: https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=4191058 Most of California’s population and its largest airports are located along the Pacific coast, which is increasingly affected by storm surges, sea level rise and erosion due to climate change. Over the next 30 years, sea levels along the coast are expected to rise by as much as 8 inches. … Read more

The California group fights an important domain, racism

Beverly Moore recalls feeling a sense of relief when her family rented a home in Richmond, California after their previous home burned down in the late 1950s. The one story frame home at 502 Enterprise Ave. soon became part of a tight-knit black community. There was a porch and a den filled with books. Moore … Read more

A California college worker accused of killing a former colleague posted on Facebook about issues at work

A 38-year-old man accused of intentionally hitting his car and killing a former colleague at Mt. San Antonio College named the victim in an October 2021 social media post, in which he claimed he was treated unfairly while working at the university. A Facebook page matching the suspect’s name, James Milliken, features a post with … Read more

Kaiser Permanente Southern California Accepts ENA Emergency Nurse Residency Program

Listen to this article. The Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) and Kaiser Permanente Southern California are partnering to bring the association’s rapidly growing Emergency Nurse Residency Program to 15 emergency departments across the health system. Introduced in April, ENRP offers a dynamic new approach for ED leaders looking to develop the critical thinking, problem-solving and communication … Read more

California seniors have been hit hard by COVID-19 this winter

dr Los Angeles County Department of Health Chief Physician Janina Lord Morrison visits a home to administer COVID-19 boosters. The department runs a program that provides vaccines to those who are housebound. (Mel Melcon/Los Angeles Times) There has been a worrying spike in coronavirus-positive hospitalizations among seniors in California, which has risen to levels not … Read more

California is investigating Big Oil over taxing profits

California lawmakers are once again poised to introduce legislation taxing Big Oil, despite public backlash over a similar move earlier this year. Gov. Gavin Newsom is calling a special session Monday to debate penalties for oil companies over record profits, which he blames for escalating gas prices. Both Newsom and lawmakers have refused to impose … Read more

A California college worker accused of killing a former colleague posted on Facebook about issues at work

A 38-year-old man accused of intentionally hitting his car and killing a former colleague at Mt. San Antonio College named the victim in an October 2021 social media post, in which he claimed he was treated unfairly while working at the university. A Facebook page matching the suspect’s name, James Milliken, features a post with … Read more