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Don Pedro Controlled Spillway Gates To Open As Early As Monday Afternoon

Stanislaus County February 20, 2017 - Due to volatile changes in forecasts for upcoming storms, Turlock Irrigation District is making preparations to open the...

The economic costs of alcohol abuse far exceed those related to illegal drug use

Feb. 17, 2017 - The average news consumer might be surprised to learn that the economic costs of alcohol abuse far exceed those related...

Trump Administration Waives Water-protection Rule for Three California Oilfields

SACRAMENTO, Calif. Feb. 15, 2017— The Trump administration this week granted requests from Gov. Jerry Brown’s regulators to exempt three aquifers near the Fruitvale,...

State Water Board Launches Human Right to Water Web Portal

SACRAMENTO, Feb. 14, 2017 – Today the State Water Resources Control Board announced the launch of its Human Right to Water Portal, a new...

Dan Bacher: Delta Legislators and Advocates Respond to ‘Alarming’ Oroville Dam Fiasco

Feb. 13, 2017 - A day after state officials ordered the evacuation of over 188,000 people from Butte, Yuba and Sutter Counties,  members of the...

AG Xavier Becerra Issues Consumer Alert Concerning Price Gouging in Wake of Oroville Dam...

SACRAMENTO February 13, 2017 - California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today issued a consumer alert concerning price gouging in the wake of the Oroville...

California Reports Thousands Of Workers Exposed To Elevated Lead Levels

Feb. 13, 2017 - More than 6,000 California workers in munitions, manufacturing and other industries have elevated levels of lead in their blood that...

FEMA Activates To Support California with Potential Oroville Auxiliary Spillway Failure

OAKLAND, Calif. February 13, 2017 - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), through its Regional Response Coordination Center (RRCC)...

Senators Call for Disaster Declaration After California Storms

Washington February 13, 2017 - Senators Dianne Feinstein and Kamala Harris (both D-Calif.) today called on President Trump to approve a major disaster declaration for...

State water officials were warned of Oroville Dam weakness a dozen years ago

February 13, 2017 - As California officials rushed Monday to stabilize conditions at Oroville Dam, the state’s top water official brushed aside questions about...

New Guide Documents that Over Half of Girls in California’s Juvenile Justice Facilities Are...

San Francisco, CA, February 13, 2017 - Today, the National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) and Impact Justice announce the release of a trailblazing...

Governor Brown Issues Emergency Order to Help Response to Situation at Oroville Dam

SACRAMENTO February 12, 2017 - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. issued an emergency order tonight to bolster the state’s response to the situation at...

USGS: Flooding expected for CA this week as ARs bring more rain

February 11, 2017 - Flooding continues from multiple atmospheric rivers that brought rainfall and snow to parts of California. Today, light showers are expected for...

Governor Brown Requests Presidential Major Disaster Declaration Due to January Storms

SACRAMENTO February 10, 2017 - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today requested a Presidential Major Disaster Declaration for the state to bolster ongoing state...

Attorney General Xavier Becerra: The Constitution Still Trumps Rhetoric

SACRAMENTO, Feb. 9, 2017 - Attorney General Xavier Becerra issued the following statement on the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals decision to uphold...

Trump suggests yanking fed dollars if California’s a ‘sanctuary’ — can he do that?

February 9, 2017 - The burgeoning political standoff between California and the Trump administration took another step into unprecedented terrain this week when, on...

Rohrabacher Introduces Bill to Resolve Conflict Between State and Federal Marijuana Laws

WASHINGTON, Feb. 8, 2017 — Republican Congressman Dana Rohrabacher of California introduced legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday that would resolve the...

Treasurer John Chiang Responds to Congressional Threat to California’s Secure Choice Retirement Plan

SACRAMENTO February 8, 2017 - “For the past four years, California has been striving to provide a comfortable and dignified retirement to 6.8 million...

Federal Court Protects Klamath Salmon, Tribal and Fishing Communities

SAN FRANCISCO—Today, a U.S. District Court judge ordered federal agencies to immediately take steps to protect juvenile coho salmon after several years of deadly...

NASA Report: San Joaquin Valley Land Continues to Sink

SACRAMENTO February 8, 2017 - New NASA radar satellite maps prepared for the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) show that land continues to...