Surfing Declared To Be California’s Official State Sport

SACRAMENTO (AP) — Surf’s up in California, where it’s now the official state sport. Gov. Jerry Brown announced Monday that he has signed a bill making it so. The new law declares surfing to be “an iconic California sport” — though it acknowledges that surfing originated with the Polynesian people and was imported into California…

via Surfing Declared To Be California’s Official State Sport — CBS San Francisco

Bill Would Create Statewide Plan For Checking If Buildings Are Earthquake-Safe

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — California lawmakers are considering a bill that would develop a new tool to keep us earthquake-safe. Supporters say it’ll help Californians know whether their buildings may still be standing when a major earthquake strikes, but critics say the legislation is structurally flawed. If the big one hits tomorrow, Kit Miyamoto says thousands…

via Bill Would Create Statewide Plan For Checking If Buildings Are Earthquake-Safe — CBS Sacramento