Jocelyn’s Recent Stories
Nation Oct 04Record-breaking California wildfires surpass 4 million acres
Deadly wildfires in California have burned more than 4 million acres (6,250 square miles) this year — more than double the previous record for the most land burned in a single year in the state.
Education Sep 22State auditor says University of California wrongly admitted well-connected students
A California state audit finds that the University of California wrongly admitted at least 64 wealthy students over the past six years as "favors to donors, family, and friends."…
Education Jul 17WATCH: California Gov. Gavin Newsom outlines strict guidelines for schools
The rules announced Friday include a mandate that students above 2nd grade and all staff wear masks in school. Newsom's new guidance mandates that public schools in California counties that are on a monitoring list for rising coronavirus infections cannot…
Arts Mar 20Placido Domingo resigns from opera union, donates $500,000
Superstar Plácido Domingo has resigned from the U.S. union that represents opera singers after two investigations found sexual harassment allegations against him to be credible.
Education Mar 14Americans brace for new life of no school and growing dread
Millions of Americans braced for the week ahead with no school for their children for weeks to come, no clue how to effectively do their jobs without child care, and a growing sense of dread about how to stay safe…
Arts Dec 03Domingo accusers refute his claims that he never behaved improperly toward women
Two opera singers who accused Placido Domingo of sexual misconduct said Tuesday that it was disappointing and disturbing that the opera legend recently claimed he has always behaved like a gentleman and never acted improperly toward women.
Nation Nov 25Amid climate change, above-ground power lines grow in risk
Utilities say there’s no one best way to safeguard the millions of miles of U.S. power lines and that doing so would cost many billions of dollars.
Nation Oct 30Latest California blackout hits 1.5 million people
Frustration and anger mounted across Northern California as Pacific Gas & Electric, the state's largest utility, began its third round of sweeping blackouts in a week.
Nation Oct 29Frustration with California utility rises as blackouts endure
Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. said its latest blackout will start early Tuesday and affect 605,000 customers.
Nation Oct 25PG&E admits it may have been responsible for igniting California fire
California's biggest utility admitted its electrical equipment may have ignited a ruinous wildfire spreading over the state's wine country Friday, despite blackouts imposed across the region to prevent blazes.