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California

Secretary of State Alex Padilla Notified by DHS of Unsuccessful Russian Attempt to Target...

SACRAMENTO September 22, 2017 - California Secretary of State Alex Padilla was informed today by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security of Russian “scanning”...

Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks and Sequoia National Forest Announce First Interagency Prescribed...

Kings Canyon National Park & Sequoia National Forest, Calif. September 22, 2017 – The USDA Forest Service and the National Park Service are planning...

California Poised to Become First State to Ban the Sale of Puppy Mill Dogs...

Sept. 21, 2017 - Local and national animal protection organizations commended California lawmakers for passing legislation that will prevent the sale of commercially raised...

Westlands Votes No on Delta Tunnels Plan Participation

FRESNO, Calif. Sept. 19, 2017— Restore the Delta issued an official statement on Westlands Water District’s vote on the California WaterFix. Executive Director of Restore...

Attorney General Becerra: Constitution, Rule of Law Barriers to Trump Border Wall

SAN DIEGO September 20, 2017 - California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today challenged the Trump Administration over its plan to begin construction of border...

CA Controller Publishes 2016 Salary Data for Special Districts

SACRAMENTO, Sept. 19, 2017 — What is special about today’s update to State Controller Betty T. Yee’s Government Compensation in California website? The website...

Poll: California voters worry about housing costs, consider packing up

Sept. 19, 2017 - A whopping 56 percent of California voters surveyed for the latest Berkeley IGS Poll say they have considered moving because...

Ahead of Supreme Court Hearing, AG Becerra Files Opposition to Trump’s Muslim Travel Ban

SACRAMENTO, Sept. 19, 2017 – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, along with 17 States, today filed an amicus brief with the United States Supreme Court...

Op-Ed: Angelica Salas: Clock is Ticking for Congress to do the Right Thing and...

LOS ANGELES, CA, Sept. 19, 2017 - The Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights (CHIRLA), the largest immigrant rights organization in California, reiterated its support...

California Indian Water Commission and three environmental groups challenge Delta Tunnels’ financing

September 18, 2017 - A legal challenge to the financing of the WaterFix Twin Tunnels has been filed by three environmental organizations joined by...

Senate Leader de León’s California Values Act Clears Legislature

SACRAMENTO, Sept. 16, 2017 – The California Senate today gave final approval to Senate Bill 54, the California Values Act, sending this closely-watched measure by Senate...

Watch Out for Wildlife Week Reminds Motorists to Slow Down & Be Alert

September 18, 2017 - Caltrans and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) remind motorists to remain alert for wildlife on roadways during...

Seeing is Believing: Stanford researchers visualize California’s drought

September 18, 2017 - After the wettest winter on record in 122 years, California’s waterways and reservoirs are finally replenishing to reverse the previous...

First-in-nation campaign disclosure legislation, California DISCLOSE Act, on way to Gov. Brown’s desk

SACRAMENTO, CA, Sept. 18, 2017 — With an overwhelming bipartisan vote in the State Assembly, California's legislature sent the nation’s most comprehensive election disclosure...

Legislature Pulls Brown’s Electric Deregulation Plan Ramrod After Public Backlash

SACRAMENTO, CA, Sept. 13, 2017 - A public backlash against Governor Brown’s eleventh hour attempt to give Western energy barons and Trump officials power...

Lawsuit Challenges California’s Mismanagement of Commercial Trapping Program

SACRAMENTO, Calif. Sept. 13, 2017— The Center for Biological Diversity and Project Coyote sued the California Fish and Game Commission and Department of Fish...

U.S. Bureau of Reclamation Now Beyond Reclamation

Washington, DC September 11, 2017 - Three recent federal audits have found the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation misspending more than $100 million in funds...

University of California sues Trump administration on unlawful repeal of DACA program

September 8, 2017 - The University of California today (Sept. 8) filed suit in federal court against the Trump administration for wrongly and unconstitutionally...

Oceana Releases Expedition Findings for Previously Unexplored Seafloor Areas off Southern California

September 7, 2017 - Today, Oceana released the findings of a scientific expedition it conducted in some never before explored waters off Southern California....

Oil Spill Highlights Risks of Phillips 66’s Plan to Double Tanker Traffic in San...

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 6, 2017— An oil spill reported this week in San Pablo Bay near a Phillips 66 refinery is raising new questions...