- An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.0 rattled the California-Nevada border Thursday afternoon, with its impact reportedly felt hundreds of miles away. Its epicenter was four miles west-southwest of Walker, a California town of fewer than 900 residents. The tremor is the largest quake to hit a system of faults south of Lake Tahoe since 1994.
- The Governor's "Drought Declaration Expansion" is drawing tough criticism, that it's 'too little, too late.' Lawmakers and environmental groups remain critical of the state's response to a year that's drying up quickly. Restore the Delta Executive Director Barbara Barrigan-Parrilla points at the Department of Water Resources for mistakes they've made to land California in this predicament. Assemblymember Frank Bigelow is also critical, releasing a statement saying, "voters have been ignored, and we still have no new water storage," and while he thanks the Governor for finally acting, believes "it's too little too late."
- Californians are being asked to conserve energy between 4 p.m. and 9 p.m. today. The California Independent System Operator (ISO) issuing a statewide Flex Alert for Friday, July 9th, citing extreme temperatures across much of the state and a potential capacity shortfall on the state’s electric grid
- Governor Newsom is asking Californians to cut their water use by 15%. He says daily showers should be under five minutes, laundry appliances and dishwashers should operate a few days a week, and outdoor watering should be cut by one day a week. The water cuts are voluntary.
- Former President Trump is leading a class action lawsuit against Facebook, Twitter, and Google. One leading constitutional expert has called it the most important First Amendment case of our time. Professor Alan Dershowitz told this to Fox news.
- Journalist Glenn Greenwald says the US is really ran as a security state. He says officials in DC are petrified of the CIA, NSA, and other agencies that make up the security state. Here's what Greenwald told Fox News.
- Catching up on sleep can be a good fix, but not as a regular way of balancing sleep and awake hours.
- What is preventing recent grads from being hired? Recruiter Jackie Ducci takes a look behind the headline.