Saturday, December 15 2018

California

Covered California Executive Director Peter V. Lee on the Texas District Court ACA Ruling

SACRAMENTO, Calif. December 15, 2018 - In response to a ruling Friday by U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor in Texas v. United States of...

AG Becerra Denounces Court Ruling Declaring the ACA Unconstitutional, Vows to Continue the Fight

SACRAMENTO December 14, 2018 - Attorney General Becerra today issued the following statement regarding Judge Reed O’Connor’s decision in Texas v. U.S., declaring the...

CAL FIRE Director Ken Pimlott Set to Retire

Sacramento December 14, 2018 - CAL FIRE Director, Chief Ken Pimlott has announced his retirement, effective December 14, 2018. Chief Pimlott was appointed to...

California State Parks Invites the Public to Kick-Off the New Year with a First...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. December 14, 2018 - California State Parks invites Californians and visitors from around the world to usher in 2019 in a fun...

State Lands Commission Granted Intervenor Status in Tijuana River Litigation

Sacramento, CA, Dec. 13, 2018 – A District Court has granted the California State Lands Commission’s request to join in the state’s litigation to...

Governor Brown Issues Statement on Passing of William Alfred Newsom III

SACRAMENTO December 12, 2018 - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. issued the following statement today on the passing of retired Justice William Alfred Newsom...

Insurance Commissioner reports over $9 billion insured losses from deadly 2018 wildfires

SACRAMENTO, Dec. 12, 2018 - With nearly 20,000 homes and structures damaged or destroyed by the Camp, Woolsey and Hill fires, residents in counties...

Visit California launches “Power of Love” PSA (VIDEO)

Dec. 11, 2018 - In Visit California’s The Power of Love, a Public Service Announcement, California Governor Jerry Brown, Governor-elect Gavin Newsom, and a...

Lake Oroville State Recreation Area Opens Temporary Low Water Launch Ramp at Bidwell Canyon

SACRAMENTO, Calif. December 11, 2018 - Today, California State Parks and the Department of Water Resources (DWR) announced the opening of a temporary low...

AG Becerra Urges Social Security Administration to Prioritize Updates Preventing Identity Fraud

SACRAMENTO, Dec. 10, 2018 – California Attorney General Becerra today joined a bipartisan multistate coalition of 43 attorneys general in a letter urging the prioritization of updates...

Social Justice Organizations Challenge Retention of DNA Collected from Hundreds of Thousands of Innocent...

San Francisco, Dec. 10, 2018 - Two social justice organizations—the Center for Genetics and Society and the Equal Justice Society—and an individual plaintiff, Pete...

Harris, Barragán Submit Comment to DHS Opposing Proposed Public Charge Rule Threatening CA’s Health,...

WASHINGTON, D.C. Dec. 10, 2018 — On Friday, Senator Kamala D. Harris (D-CA) and Representative Nanette Diaz Barragán (D-CA) submitted a comment to the...

Judge Orders Kern County to Rescind Approvals for Grapevine Development

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. Dec. 7, 2018 - A judge today ruled that Kern County must rescind its approvals for Tejon Ranch Company’s proposed 8,000-acre Grapevine development,...

Los Padres to host 5th Annual Women in Wildfire Training Camp

GOLETA, Calif. Dec. 5, 2018 - Los Padres National Forest is seeking highly motivated people to attend an introductory fire career awareness camp which...

NARAL Pro-Choice California Joins Campaign to Expand Abortion Care at CA’s Public Universities

Sacramento, Dec. 5, 2018 - On the first day of session, Senator Connie Leyva (D-Chino) reintroduced the College Student Right to Access Act to...

Initial State Water Project Allocation at 10 Percent

SACRAMENTO, Calif. November 30, 2018 - The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) today announced an initial water allocation of 10 percent for the...

PUC Orders PG&E to Implement Recommendations to Improve its Safety Culture and Operations

SAN FRANCISCO, November 29, 2018 - The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) today ordered Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) to implement the safety...

Senators Feinstein, Harris Call for $9 Billion in California Wildfire Relief

Washington November 29, 2018 - Senators Dianne Feinstein and Kamala Harris (both D-Calif.) today called on Senate leaders to support Governor’s Brown’s request to...

AG Becerra Takes Action to Block the Trump Administration from Withholding Public Safety Grant

SACRAMENTO, Nov. 29, 2018 – California Attorney General Becerra filed an expedited motion seeking to block the Trump Administration’s attempt to withhold the Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN)...

CA Secretary of State Alex Padilla: It is bizarre that Paul Ryan cannot grasp...

SACRAMENTO, Nov. 29, 2018 – California Secretary of State Alex Padilla issued the following response after Speaker Paul Ryan's comments calling California elections "bizarre". It...