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Carbon Monoxide from California Wildfires Drifts East (Animation)

Aug. 15, 2018 - California is being plagued by massive wildfires, and the effects on air quality from those fires can extend far beyond...

AG Becerra, Controller Yee: Trump Administration’s Malicious Attack on CA’s Unionized Homecare Workers is...

SACRAMENTO, Aug. 14, 2018 — California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and Controller Betty Yee today sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Health...

Governor Brown Issues Statement on Death of Utah Fire Battalion Chief Working on California...

SACRAMENTO August 14, 2018 - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued the following statement regarding the death of Draper City Fire Department Battalion...

Starving Seabirds Filling Local Wildlife Center

Fairfield, CA August 14, 2018 - It’s another tough year for seabirds along the Northern California coast. From Brown Pelicans unexpectedly falling from the...

Animation Based on Satellite Data Shows SoCal “Breathing” Water

August 14, 2018 - Using an unprecedented number of satellite radar images, geophysicists at Caltech have tracked how the ground in Southern California rises...

Peter Gleick: No matter what Trump tweets say, there is enough water to fight...

Aug. 12, 2018 - As if water and wildfire policies in the West weren’t contentious enough, President Trump decided to toss confused and ill-conceived...

65 California Cities, Counties Oppose Trump’s Offshore Drilling Plan

SACRAMENTO, Calif. Aug. 14, 2018— At least 65 California cities and counties have taken action opposing new fossil fuel leasing in the Pacific Ocean...

California Water Managers Vary in Use of Climate Science, UC Davis Study Finds

Aug. 14, 2018 - Historically, water managers throughout the thirsty state of California have relied on hydrology and water engineering — both technical necessities...

Dani Burlison: What Wildfires Do to Our Minds

Aug. 7, 2018 - It’s late spring, and I’m hiking Sugarloaf Ridge State Park in Sonoma County with therapist, ecopsychologist, and California naturalist Mary...

Governor Brown Issues Executive Order to Streamline Cleanup and Recovery in Communities Impacted by...

SACRAMENTO, Aug. 9, 2018 – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued an executive order to cut red tape and help streamline recovery efforts in...

Breathing ‘A Chore’: California Wildfires Threaten The Health Of Young And Old

Anna Gorman, Kaiser Health News and Ana B. Ibarra, Kaiser Health News August 10, 2018 - Debbie Dobrosky noticed a peculiar hue in the sky...

San Luis Reservoir Algal Bloom at “Danger” Level

SACRAMENTO – Today, the Department of Water Resources (DWR) urged people to avoid physical contact with the water at San Luis Reservoir in Merced...

FEMA Fire Management Assistance Granted For Holy Fire

OAKLAND, Calif. August 9, 2018 - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds...

Governor Brown Issues Statement on Death of CAL FIRE Employee

SACRAMENTO August 9, 2018 - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued the following statement regarding the death of California Department of Forestry and...

Feinstein: President Trump’s False Attacks on California are Inappropriate During Deadly Wildfires

Washington August 9, 2018 - Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) today released the following statement on the Trump administration’s repeated false assertion that California’s wildfires...

Nunes on secret tape: Kavanaugh vote, then Rosenstein impeachment (VIDEO)

Aug. 9, 2018 - In a secret audio recording obtained exclusively by The Rachel Maddow Show, Rep. Devin Nunes is heard at a private...

After Dam Removal, What the Klamath Basin Needs Next

August 9, 2018 - If all goes according to the latest plan, four hydroelectric dams on the Klamath River, which runs from southern Oregon...

AG Becerra: SEC’s Proposed Rules Leave Hardworking Americans Saving for Retirement Out in the...

SACRAMENTO, Aug. 8, 2018 — California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today joined a 17-state coalition criticizing proposed rules issued by the Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) which falsely...

Los Padres officials announce additional fire restrictions

GOLETA, Calif. Aug. 8, 2018– Due to extremely dry vegetation and an increasing fire danger, Los Padres National Forest officials today announced that additional...

California moves to ensure vehicles meet existing state greenhouse gas emissions standards

SACRAMENTO August 7, 2018 - In response to the Trump Administration’s effort to weaken vehicle greenhouse gas emission standards, the California Air Resources Board...