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Klamath Irrigators’ Illegal Piggy Bank Broken Up

Washington, DC October 13, 2016 - A federal water agency misspent millions of dollars intended for fish and wildlife and drought relief in the...

Nation’s First State-Funded Firearm Violence Research Center to Be Established at UC Davis

Aug. 29, 2016 - University of California President Janet Napolitano today announced her intent to establish the University of California Firearm Violence Research Center...

Statewide Poll Shows Strong Support For Proposition 61, the CA Drug Price Relief Act

SACRAMENTO, CA, Aug. 1, 2016 – Yes on Prop 61/Californians for Lower Drug Prices today released the results of a statewide survey that demonstrates...

Governor Brown Submits U.S. Congressman Xavier Becerra’s Nomination for California Attorney General to State...

SACRAMENTO January 3, 2017 - Following the resignation of California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. officially submitted U.S. Congressman...

Senators McGuire and Wiener Announce Presidential Tax Release Disclosure Legislation

SACRAMENTO, CA, Dec. 20, 2016 - California State Senators Scott Wiener and Mike McGuire announced that they will be co-authoring legislation to require that...

CDC awards $720,000 to Los Angeles County to fight Zika

September 2, 2016 - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has awarded $720,000 to Los Angeles County to establish, enhance, and maintain information-gathering...

Assemblymember Gomez Introduces Fake News Act of 2017

Jan. 13, 2017 - Assemblymember Jimmy Gomez, AD 51, introduced Assembly Bill (AB) 155 to address what has now been described as “fake news.” ...

New Report Finds Toxic Chemicals in Oil Wastewater Used on California Crops

Oakland, Calif. October 4, 2016 - A report released today analyzing chemicals used in California oilfields sheds new light on risks to food and...

Initiative “Calexit: The California Independence Plebiscite of 2019” received by AG

November 21, 2016 - A new initiative was received by the California Attorney General Office’s Initiative Program. INITIATIVE NUMBER: 16-0011 TITLE: “Calexit: The California...

Study finds more extreme storms ahead for California

Jan. 3, 2017 - On December 11, 2014, a freight train of a storm steamed through much of California, deluging the San Francisco Bay...

Water Board: Most of State Still Experiencing Drought Conditions

SACRAMENTO, Jan. 4, 2017 — The State Water Resources Control Board today announced that urban Californians’ monthly water conservation was 18.8 percent in November,...

California’s 17 ballot props: What you need to get up to speed

SACRAMENTO, CA, Sept. 25, 2016 - Ready to make your way through a thicket of 17 California propositions on the November ballot? CALmatters is...

Health insurance marketplace enrollment opened

SACRAMENTO, Calif. Nov. 2, 2016- While most Americans get health insurance through their employer or a family member's workplace, 20 million people now buy...

U.S. EPA requires Halliburton to reduce air pollution near schools

LOS ANGELES, Calif. October 27, 2016 - Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced a settlement valued at more than $400,000 with Halliburton Energy Services,...

Arrest made in connection with 2014 Bully Fire

Redding, Calif. September 28, 2016 - Hammond, Indiana Police Department SWAT team members along with other law enforcement officers in East Chicago, Indiana arrested...

Petition Seeks Ban on Import of Invasive Bullfrogs Into California

SACRAMENTO, Calif. December 7, 2016 - The Center for Biological Diversity and Save the Frogs today petitioned the California Fish and Game Commission to...

California Legislature Sends Landmark Election Reform Bill To Governor Brown

SACRAMENTO, Aug. 29, 2016 – Legislation that would provide Californians more options for when, where, and how they cast a ballot won final legislative approval...

Little Hoover Commission Issues Second Call to Strengthen Oversight of $2 Billion Annual Millionaire’s...

September 8, 2016 - The Little Hoover Commission, in a report sent Thursday to Governor Brown and the Legislature, again advised more vigorous accounting...

Studies: Changes In Marijuana’s Legal Status Not Associated With Increased Use By Young People

NEW YORK, NY, Nov. 3, 2016 - Changes in marijuana's legal status under state law is not associated with increased cannabis use or access...

Additional $10,000 Added to Reward in Case of Shooting Deaths of California Sea Otters

OAKLAND, Calif. Sept. 2, 2016 - The Center for Biological Diversity today added $10,000 to the reward for information leading to the arrest and...