The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

This Afternoon

Hi82° Partly Sunny

Tonight

Lo59° Mostly Clear

Monday

Hi88° Sunny

Monday Night

Lo63° Mostly Clear

Tuesday

Hi86° Mostly Sunny

Tuesday Night

Lo62° Mostly Cloudy

Wednesday

Hi79° Chance Showers then Slight Chance T-storms

Wednesday Night

Lo57° Mostly Clear

Thursday

Hi75° Mostly Sunny

Thursday Night

Lo57° Slight Chance Showers

Advocates counting signatures to split up California into six states

Send to Kindle
Print This

LOS ANGELES — Proponents for a plan to split up California into a half-dozen separate states were working feverishly Monday to verify signatures gathered from across the state over the weekend in support of a petition to get the measure on the ballot, officials said.

The Six Californias idea needs 808,000 signatures by July 18 to qualify for the ballot in two years. The idea is the brainchild of Timothy Draper, a venture capitalist from Menlo Park — or as he hopes to someday call it, the state of Silicon Valley.

View my options or Sign in