California

Feinstein Applauds Governor, Legislature for Protecting California Racehorses

Washington June 14, 2019 - Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) released the following statement on recent actions by California Governor Gavin Newsom and the state...

State Agencies Seek Input on Creating Climate-Resilient Water System

SACRAMENTO June 14, 2019 - State agencies are asking Californians to help shape a roadmap for meeting future water needs and ensuring environmental and...

AG Becerra Files Lawsuit to Block Merger of T-Mobile and Sprint

SACRAMENTO, June 11, 2019 - California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, co-leading with New York a coalition of 10 attorneys general, today filed a lawsuit to...

Flex Alert – a call for energy conservation – in effect today

FOLSOM, Calif. June 11, 2019 - Due to high temperatures and high energy demand, the California Independent System Operator Corporation (ISO) has issued a...

Models Suggest Faults are Linked Through California’s Imperial Valley

June 11, 2019 - New mechanical modeling of a network of active strike-slip faults in California’s Imperial Valley suggests the faults are continuously linked,...

AG Becerra Condemns BLM’s Rushed Environmental Review of Federal Coal Leasing Program

SACRAMENTO, June 11, 2019 – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, along with the Attorneys General of New Mexico, New York, and Washington, filed a...

CAL FIRE Captain Killed in Vehicle Accident

Sacramento June 8, 2019 - CAL FIRE Captain, Stacy Hamilton, from the CAL FIRE Tuolumne-Calaveras Unit, was killed in an early morning vehicle accident...

Governor Newsom Statement on Death of CAL FIRE Captain Stacy Hamilton

SACRAMENTO June 8, 2019 - Governor Gavin Newsom today issued the following statement regarding the death of CAL FIRE Captain Stacy Hamilton: “On behalf of...

PG&E confirms power shut off at 6:00 AM in Eastern Napa County

June 7, 2019 - PG&E has confirmed plans to shut off power to approximately 1300 customers in Eastern Napa County in and around Lake...

New Study Finds Microplastic Throughout Monterey Bay

June 7, 2019 - Many people have heard of the “Great Pacific Garbage Patch,” a vast area of ocean between California and Hawaii where...

AG Becerra Denounces SEC Plan that Would Endanger Retirement Savings of Hardworking Americans

SACRAMENTO, June 7, 2019 – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra issued a statement denouncing the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) vote approving new rules...

CAL FIRE TCU Suspends Burning in Zone 1 (Below 3,500 foot elevation)

San Andreas June 7, 2019 - Effective Monday, June 10, 2019 at 8 a.m. burning will be suspended in Zone 1, which is the...

Aryan Brotherhood Charged with Racketeering for Directing Murders, Crimes in CA Prisons

SACRAMENTO, Calif. June 6, 2019 — Sixteen members and associates of a prison-based gang have been charged after a long-running investigation into drug trafficking...

CAL FIRE Investigators Determine Cause of the Ranch Fire

Sacramento, June 6, 2019 – The Ranch Fire that burned through Colusa, Glenn, Lake and Mendocino counties, started July 27, 2018, and burned a...

Harris, Murphy Reintroduce Legislation to Help Communities Protect Their Coasts

WASHINGTON, D.C. June 4, 2019— U.S. Senators Kamala D. Harris (D-CA) and Chris Murphy (D-CT) on Tuesday reintroduced the Living Shorelines Act, legislation that...

With sweeping package of Care4All California bills, California comes closer to affordable health care...

Sacramento, CA June 4, 2019 - A sweeping package of legislation that would move California closer to universal and affordable coverage has advanced through...

Feinstein: Californians will be eligible for $12.6 billion in relief funding

Washington June 4, 2019 - Senator Dianne Feinstein released the following statement after the House passed the Senate-approved disaster funding bill: “I’m pleased the House...

New Catch Limits Issued for Northern Anchovy Still Violate the Law

Monterey, Calif. May 31, 2019 —Today, the federal government issued a final rule establishing catch limits for the central sub-population of northern anchovy in...

Governor, Sen. Pres. pro Tem and Speaker of the Assembly Statement on SB 901...

SACRAMENTO May 30, 2019 - Governor Gavin Newsom, Senate President pro Tem Toni Atkins and Speaker of the Assembly Anthony Rendon issued the following...

Fish Advisory for Russian River Offers Safe Eating Advice for 7 Fish Species Due...

SACRAMENTO, May 28, 2019 – A state fish advisory issued today for the Russian River in Sonoma and Mendocino counties provides safe eating advice for black...