49.4 F
Nevada City,CA
Sunday, April 22 2018

California

Groups Rally for Public Lands, Protest Modesto ‘Range Rights’ Conference Featuring Ammon Bundy

MODESTO, Calif. April 20, 2018 - Anti-government militant Ammon Bundy and other proponents of seizing federal public land from public ownership are scheduled to...

California Protects Tricolored Blackbirds, Lassics Lupine Wildflower

VENTURA, Calif. April 20, 2018— The California Fish and Game Commission voted yesterday to protect tricolored blackbirds as a threatened species under the California...

California State University Will Not Increase Tuition in 2018

April 20, 2018 – The California State University (CSU) will not increase tuition for the 2018-19 academic year. Chancellor Timothy P. White has determined...

L.A. County Approves Wildlife-killing Sprawl Development

LOS ANGELES, April 18, 2018— Los Angeles County today approved a sprawling housing development that will pave over a pristine stream and destroy more...

California’s Human Right to Water Unrealized in Many Communities

FRESNO, April 19, 2018 — The ACLU Foundation of Northern California and the Pacific Institute today released a report detailing the lack of access to...

USGS Hayward Earthquake Scenario is Not a Justification for CA WaterFix

April 19, 2018 - The U.S. Geological Survey recently released a Hayward Earthquake Scenario that reminds Bay Area residents and businesses to prepare for...

CFS and State of CA Win Appeal Affirming Listing of Glyphosate Pesticide as Probable...

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, April 19, 2018 – Today, a California Appellate Court sided with the State of California and Center for Food Safety (CFS) affirming...

CA State Assembly Votes to Strengthen Protections for LGBTQ People Against So-Called “Conversion Therapy”

WASHINGTON, April 19, 2018 - Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights...

On 19th Anniversary of Columbine Massacre, CA’s Educators Stand with Students and Say NO...

BURLINGAME, April 19, 2018 – California Teachers Association members and leaders joined by elected officials and community supporters will take part in multiple statewide...

California’s Human Right to Water Unrealized in Many Communities

FRESNO, April 19, 2018 — The ACLU Foundation of Northern California and the Pacific Institute today released a report detailing the lack of access to...

HRC Endorses California Senator Dianne Feinstein for Re-Election

WASHINGTON, April 18, 2018 - Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization,...

Senator Hueso Denounces San Diego County BOS Decision to File Amicus Brief in Support...

San Diego, CA,  April 17, 2018 – Senator Ben Hueso (D-San Diego), Chair of the California Latino Legislative Caucus, today issued the following statement...

Feinstein: New Study Shows Extent of Damage Cadiz Project Would Cause

Washington April 16, 2018 - Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) released the following statement on a peer-reviewed scientific study by the Mojave Desert Land Trust...

Governor Brown Creates California Complete Count Committee

SACRAMENTO April 13, 2018 - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the creation of the California Complete Count Committee, a statewide panel of...

Wildfire Litigation Spotlights Civil Case Coordination

April 12, 2018 - In the wake of wildfires that devastated parts of California’s Wine Country last October, nearly 100 civil lawsuits were filed...

AG Becerra Announces Guilty Plea by Backpage.com CEO Carl Ferrer and Permanent Shutdown of...

SACRAMENTO April 12, 2018 - California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today announced that defendant Carl Ferrer, Chief Executive Officer of online sex advertising website Backpage.com, has pled...

Facebook Withdraws Opposition to California Consumer Privacy Act

SACRAMENTO, CA, April 12, 2018 - Yesterday, Facebook announced that it was dropping its opposition to the California Consumer Privacy Act, a November ballot...

Yurok Tribe aims to protect salmon from lethal infection

April 11, 2018 - The Yurok Tribe is sending a contingent of Klamath River salmon supporters to sit in on an April 11 hearing...

Gov. Brown Responds to Federal Request for National Guard Personnel

SACRAMENTO, April 11, 2018 – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today responded to the federal government’s request for additional California National Guard personnel with the...

California to Appeal Ruling in Ongoing Border Wall Lawsuit

SACRAMENTO April 9, 2018 - California Attorney General Xavier Becerra issued the following statement after appealing portions of the district court’s order in The People of...