By Piper Weiss via:shine Halloween is a time to be thankful… that you don’t live in Walnut, California. Trick-or-treaters in that town need a permit to wear a mask. The code strictly states: “No person shall wear a mask or disguise on a public street without a permit from the […]


A pair of pilots flew the world's first manned commercial spacecraft over California's Mojave Desert on Sunday, though they were the only ones aboard.

First lady Michelle Obama is launching a national challenge for every American to find ways to make life easier for the families of U.S. troops. SOURCE: The Associated Press

VIA CNN: Mexican authorities dispatched engineers to check damaged houses and buildings Monday in Baja California state following a major earthquake Sunday that left two people dead. The Federal Electricity Commission was also working to restore power in the city of Mexicali, state-run news agency Notimex reported. The 7.2-magnitude quake struck northwest Baja California Sunday, […]

SAN FRANCISCO – The nation’s public schools are falling under severe financial stress as states slash education spending and drain federal stimulus money that staved off deep classroom cuts and widespread job losses. School districts have already suffered big budget cuts since the recession began two years ago, but experts say the cash crunch will get […]