California

CA Department of Tax and Fee Administration Reports Cannabis Tax Revenues for 1st Quarter...

Sacramento, May 23, 2019 – The California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA) reported revenue numbers today for cannabis sales for the 1st...

California State Parks Extends Application Deadline for Ranger and Lifeguard Cadet Academy

SACRAMENTO, Calif. May 23, 2019— California State Parks is extending its application deadline for the 2020 State Park Peace Officer (SPPO) Cadet Academy for two...

AG Becerra Leads Coalition of 21 Attorneys General Objecting Plaintiffs’ Lack of Standing in...

SACRAMENTO, May 22, 2019 - California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, leading a coalition of 20 states and the District of Columbia, today filed a response...

Boaters Can Help Fight Spread of Invasive Mussels Over Memorial Day Weekend

May 22, 2019 -California agencies combatting the spread of invasive quagga and zebra mussels remind boaters to remain cautious over the three-day Memorial Day...

“Jump Start” winter-run Chinook salmon return to Battle Creek

RED BLUFF, California May 22, 2019 - Wildlife and water management officials are heralding the early returns of a special group of winter-run Chinook...

Governor Gavin Newsom Announces the Formation of the Homeless and Supportive Housing Advisory Task...

OAKLAND May 21, 2019 - Just days after Bay Area counties released their homeless point-in-time figures showing significant increases in their homeless populations, Governor...

Amador County Becomes 12th County to Adopt Voter’s Choice Act for 2020 Elections

AMADOR COUNTY, CA, May 21, 2019 – The Amador County Board of Supervisors voted to adopt the Voter’s Choice Act for the 2020 elections. Under this modern...
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Man Who Stole Critically Endangered Ring-Tailed Lemur from Santa Ana Zoo Agrees to Plead...

SANTA ANA, California May 20, 2019 - A man who broke into the Santa Ana Zoo after hours and stole North America’s oldest-living ring-tailed...

Governor and First Partner Rally in Support of Reproductive Health and Freedom in San...

SAN DIEGO, May 18, 2019 – On the final stop of his statewide “California for All” health care tour, Governor Gavin Newsom and First...

Corps changes Prado Dam’s risk characterization from moderate urgency to high urgency

LOS ANGELES, CA, May 17, 2019 - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has changed Prado Dam’s risk characterization from moderate urgency to high...

Harris on Trump’s Ninth Circuit Nominee: Daniel Bress Is Not a California Lawyer

WASHINGTON, D.C. May 17, 2019– U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris (D-CA) on Friday issued the following statement on President Trump’s nomination of Daniel Bress to...

Press Club Seeks Investigation into Raid of Freelance Journalist’s Home and Office

May 16, 2019 - San Francisco Press Club strongly condemns the San Francisco Police Department raid of the home and office of freelance journalist...

AG Becerra Announces Sentencings in $2 Million Mortgage Fraud Scheme in Southern California

SAN DIEGO, May 16, 2019 – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today announced the sentencing of Andrew Valles for operating a $2 million mortgage...

Four Years After the Refugio Oil Spill and the Fight Continues

Santa Barbara, CA, May 16, 2019 – May 19 marks the four-year anniversary of the 2015 Plains All American Pipeline Refugio Oil Spill that...

Food & Water Watch Applauds UC President and Regents for Temporary Halt on Use...

Oakland, May 16, 2019  - University of California President Janet Napolitano has issued a temporary end to the use of glyphosate, the active ingredient...

AG Becerra Leads Coalition in Brief Defending Rights of Gender Non-Binary Individuals

SACRAMENTO, May 15, 2019 – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser, and Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum today led a...

San Francisco Board of Supervisors Approves Historic Face Surveillance Ban and Oversight Law

SAN FRANCISCO May 14, 2019 - Today, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors passed the Stop Secret Surveillance Ordinance, a historic law that brings...

American Society of Civil Engineers Gives California Infrastructure a C-

May 14, 2019 - The 2019 Report Card for California’s Infrastructure, released last week, gave the golden state an overall grade of a “C-.” The...

XPRIZE and Gov. Gavin Newsom Partner To Design an Incentive Prize For Innovation To...

LOS ANGELES, May 14, 2019 - XPRIZE, the global leader in designing and operating incentive competitions to solve humanity’s grand challenges, has announced a...

CDFW Awards $48.5 Million for Ecosystem and Watershed Restoration, Protection and Scientific Study Projects

May 14, 2019 - The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) today announced the selection of 38 projects to receive funding for multi-benefit...