Could California be split into six separate states? One Silicon Valley venture capitalist hopes to put a plan before voters this year which would do just that. The California Secretary of State’s office has given approval to Silicon Valley venture capitalist Tim Draper to begin collecting petition signatures for a measure that would split California into six, new, separate states. The 2014 deadline to collect 807,615 signatures is July 18; he may instead put the measure on the 2016 ballot.
New details have emerged in the March 3 raids of both Pop-N-Cork locations in Turlock by the Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department as part of the investigation into the murder of Korey Kauffman. Along with the raids of the businesses, the homes of Pop-N-Cork owner Baljit Singh Athwal (Bobby) and his brother Daljit Singh Athwal (Dee) were searched the same morning. Law enforcement came in with guns pointed, scaring Baljit Athwal’s children, including his 8-year-old son who had to see a school counselor, he said.
Get ready for a drive-thru experience to beat all others. A Yogurt Mill and Little Caesar’s Pizza combination drive-thru will soon open near the intersection of Geer Road and Minnesota Avenue, inside the Save Mart Geer Gardens shopping center. The eateries are scheduled to open between late fall 2014 and early 2015.The location, which previously housed Carr’s Cleaners, will feature the two establishments side-by-side with Yogurt Mill on the south side. A wraparound drive-thru will allow customers the opportunity to get both pizza and yogurt, or just one of the two.
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