Tuesday, October 23 2018

California

CHP focuses on reducing teen distracted driving

SACRAMENTO, Calif. October 22, 2018 - Collisions are the number one killer of teens in the United States and distracted driving is often the...

Treasurer Chiang Unveils New CalSavers Website, Program to Open Pilot in November

SACRAMENTO, CA October 22, 2018 - In recognition of National Retirement Security Week, California State Treasurer John Chiang today announced the launch of the...

Midnight Deadline to Register to Vote for November 6, 2018 General Election

SACRAMENTO, CAlif. October 22, 2018 - Today, October 22 is the deadline for Californians to register to vote or update their voter registration information for...

Advocacy Groups File Lawsuit to Block Slaughter of California Wild Horses

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, Oct. 22, 2018 - Late Friday, two California-based national advocacy organizations filed a federal lawsuit to block the U.S. Forest Service...

Feinstein Statement on Republican Plans to Take Away Health Care

Washington October 19, 2018 - Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) today released the following statement on Republicans’ continued efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act: “The...

Hate Crimes in Los Angeles County Continue to Climb

Oct. 18, 2018 - The Los Angeles County Commission on Human Relations (LACCHR) today released its annual account of hate crimes reported throughout Los...

California’s 5 Statewide Teachers of the Year for 2018 Endorse Tony Thurmond for State...

BURLINGAME, Oct. 17, 2018 – Saying he is a “genuine leader” and the best candidate by far for students, educators and the future of...

477 Schools Participate in California Student Mock Election

SACRAMENTO October 17, 2018 - 477 schools cast 55,084 ballots in California’s Student Mock Election. Last week, California students participating in the statewide Mock Election...

California Public Utility Commission Urged To Investigate PG&E and Other Utilities For Blackouts

Los Angeles, CA, Oct. 17, 2018 — Consumer Watchdog urged the President of the California Public Utilities Commission, Michael Picker, to launch a public...

AG Becerra: Court Reinstates Borrower Defense Rule

SACRAMENTO October 16, 2018 - Attorney General Becerra today issued the following statement in response to the U.S. District Court ruling reinstating the Borrower...

Jerry Meral: In California, Prop. 3 Is a Billion-Dollar Fix for Stubborn Water Woes

October 16, 2018 - In 2012, the California Legislature passed a law stating that it is a human right to have safe drinking water....

Homeland Security Kicks the Ladder from Under Immigrants Seeking Green Cards

Oct. 12, 2018 - “Self-sufficiency has been a basic principle of United States immigration law since this country’s earliest immigration statutes,” DHS tells would-be...

Senator Feinstein to Forest Service: Don’t Sell Horses for Slaughter

Washington October 10, 2018 - Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) yesterday called on the Forest Service to halt the sale of wild horses in California...

State Schools Chief Tom Torlakson Announces 2019 California Teachers of the Year

SACRAMENTO October 10, 2018 - State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson named five extraordinary educators as the 2019 California Teachers of the Year. Torlakson,...

Smoke from wildfires has cooling effect on water temperatures

ALBANY, Calif. October 10, 2018 - Smoke generated by wildfires can cool river and stream water temperatures by reducing solar radiation and cooling air...

Secretary of State Announces Opening of Ballot Dropboxes in Voter’s Choice Act Counties

SACRAMENTO, Oct. 9, 2018 – Ballot dropboxes are opening today in Madera, Napa, Nevada, Sacramento, and San Mateo counties—the five counties that have adopted...

Congressman Devin Nunes attacks Fresno Newspaper in mailer to constituents

Oct. 9, 2018 - California Congressman Devin Nunes sent a 38-page magazine, titled The Fresno Bees: The dirty little secrets of the Valley’s propaganda machine,...

Fish Advisory for Humboldt Bay Offers Safe Eating Advice for Eight Fish Species

SACRAMENTO October 9, 2018 - A state fish advisory issued today for Humboldt Bay in Humboldt County provides safe eating advice for Leopard Shark, Lingcod, Pile...

Top 10 US Insurance Companies Invest $51 Billion In Fossil Fuels

LOS ANGELES, CA, Oct. 9, 2018 - As a U.N. panel finds the world is losing the war with global warming and urgent action...

Unclaimed Property? Controller Yee Encourages Californians to Search Millions of Listings

SACRAMENTO October 9, 2018 - State Controller Betty T. Yee today announced nearly $770 million in cash recently was transferred to the State of...