California

Klamath National Forest mourns the loss of Coulson Aviation Tanker 134 in Australia

Yreka, CA. January 24, 2020 - Every time a wildland firefighting tragedy occurs, the international wildland firefighting community is affected and deeply...

California unemployment holds at record low 3.9 percent in December

SACRAMENTO January 24, 2020 - California’s unemployment rate held steadfast at its record low of 3.9 percent in December as the state’s...

Covered California’s New Enrollment Surges Past Last Year’s Mark

SACRAMENTO, Calif. Jan. 23, 2020 — Covered California announced new enrollment data as it moved into the final week of open-enrollment and...

Statement from Governor Gavin Newsom and CAL FIRE Chief Thom Porter on C-130 Hercules...

SACRAMENTO January 23, 2020 - Governor Gavin Newsom issued the following statement today on the loss of American firefighters who were the crew on one of...

California Notices Emergency Cannabis Regulations Requiring QR Code Certificate

SACRAMENTO, Calif. January 23, 2020 - Today, the California Bureau of Cannabis Control (Bureau) provided notice to the public of proposed emergency...

AG Becerra Files Amicus Brief in Support of Judicial Review for Asylum Cases Subjected...

SACRAMENTO, Jan. 22, 2020– California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today joined a coalition of 20 attorneys general in filing an amicus brief...

First Wildfire Safety Advisory Board Meeting Held in Sacramento

SAN FRANCISCO, January 22, 2020 - The state’s Wildfire Safety Advisory Board held its inaugural meeting yesterday in Sacramento to discuss the...

AG Becerra Slams Proposal That Would Allow Predatory Lenders to Take Advantage of CA's...

SACRAMENTO, Jan. 22, 2020 – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, co-leading a bipartisan coalition of attorneys general with Illinois Attorney General Kwame...

Earthquake Catalog Shows Complex Rupturing During 2019 Ridgecrest Sequence

January 22, 2020 - The 2019 Ridgecrest earthquake sequence, which startled nearby California residents over the 4 July...

Restore the Delta Submits Comments on Delta Plan

STOCKTON, CA, Jan. 21, 2020 – Restore the Delta today filed comments today on the proposed Delta Plan ecosystem restoration amendments currently...

CPUC Further Expands Energy Programs in Advance of Next Wildfire Season

SAN FRANCISCO, January 16, 2020 - The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), in its ongoing efforts to strengthen community wildfire resiliency throughout...

AG Becerra, Governor Newsom, State Departments, File Lawsuit Challenging BLM Decision to Open Up...

SACRAMENTO January 17, 2020 - California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, Governor Gavin Newsom, the California Air Resources Board (CARB), the California Department of...

Yosemite National Park Reports Multiple Cases of Gastrointestinal Illness

January 16, 2020 - Yosemite National Park has received reports of approximately 170 people who have experienced a gastrointestinal illness. Affected individuals...

Lawsuit Challenges Trump Plan to Frack, Drill 1 Million Acres of California Public Lands,...

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 16, 2019 — Conservation groups sued the Trump administration challenging the last step in the administration’s plan to allow...

Delta Counties Assert that Single Delta Tunnel Project is No Better than Twin Tunnels...

January 15, 2020 - In response to the Notice of Preparation by the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) for review of...

Court rules California's foie gras ban will stand

A federal judge has just shut down the latest challenge to California’s foie gras ban, in an important ruling that reaffirms the...

Partnership encourages Native American students to pursue health care careers

SACRAMENTO, Calif. January 15, 2020 - The UC Davis School of Medicine has joined with two other universities and a regional health...

PG&E Alerts Customers: Have a Plan for Cold, Wet and Windy Weather

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. January 15, 2020 - With unsettled weather expected to return to its service area this week, PG&E is asking...

AG Becerra Files to Intervene in Lawsuit to Protect California’s Affordable Housing Laws

SACRAMENTO, Jan. 14, 2020 – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, in partnership with California Governor Gavin Newsom, today announced filing to intervene...