The California Institute of Technology in Pasadena has been awarded a $12.6 million federal grant to set up a new center to study physics.
More than 51,000 people in Los Angeles County are homeless, a slight dip from 2009, despite the poor economy and a wave of foreclosures, according to a survey released Tuesday.
The current state plan to close 70 of California’s 278 state parks because of budget cuts has hit a snag.
Federal lawmakers say the state of California is getting another $902 million in federal funding to advance the design and construction of a high-speed rail system initially running from San Francisco to Los Angeles.
Officials say the federal grants will help “reverse the effects” of widespread foreclosures on Inland Empire communities.