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Refiners Continue to Get Rich on Inflated Gasoline Prices By Cutting Production To Reduce...

SANTA MONICA, CA, Nov. 29, 2016 - Advocates from Consumer Watchdog testified today at the California Energy Commission’s Petroleum Market Advisory Committee (PMAC) that...

Bill to Reduce Permanent Property Seizures by Law Enforcement Signed into Law

SACRAMENTO, CA, Sept. 30, 2016 — Under a new bill signed into law today, police will no longer be able to permanently forfeit property under...

New Report Finds Toxic Chemicals in Oil Wastewater Used on California Crops

Oakland, Calif. October 4, 2016 - A report released today analyzing chemicals used in California oilfields sheds new light on risks to food and...

Senator Boxer Delivers Farewell Speech After 24 Years in the U.S. Senate

Washington, D.C. December 7, 2016 - Today, U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) delivered her farewell speech after 24 years in the United States Senate. Senator...

Dan Bacher: Davis CA City Council passes resolution in solidarity with Standing Rock struggled

Oct. 16, 2016 - On October 4, the City of Davis, California passed a resolution declaring their solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s opposition...

Consumer Watchdog Files Suit To Require State Farm to Reduce Rates By Up To...

SANTA MONICA, CA, Aug. 2, 2016 - Consumer Watchdog filed a petition challenging State Farm’s proposed rates for its dwelling insurance, charging that California’s...

Klamath Dam Surrender Application Filed with Federal Agency

WASHINGTON, DC, Sept. 23, 2016 - Today, PacifiCorp and the newly formed non-profit Klamath River Renewal Corporation (KRRC), filed motions with the Federal Energy...

Sand Fire Local Assistance Center Set to Open

July 30, 2016 - A Local Assistance Center (LAC) is scheduled to open at the William S. Hart Park Hart Hall on Friday, August 5,...

BLM Announces Fire Restrictions for Public Lands along Central Coast

MARINA, CA, Aug. 9, 2016 - Effective Aug. 9, the Bureau of Land Management is implementing fire restrictions on public lands managed by the...

Governor Brown Proclaims November 11, 2016 as “Veterans Day”

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued a proclamation declaring November 11, 2016 as “Veterans Day”. The text of the proclamation is below:

Delta Tunnels: CA Legislature to Audit CA “WaterFix” Funding

SACRAMENTO, CA, Aug. 11, 2016 - Yesterday, the Joint Legislative Audit Committee voted to launch an audit into funding for the California WaterFix (Delta...

Transgender Law Center Backs CA Bill to Create New Gender Marker and Ease Process...

SACRAMENTO, Jan. 26, 2017 - Senators Toni G. Atkins (D-San Diego) and Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) today announced legislation to enable more transgender, intersex...

CAL FIRE Announces Over $15 million in New Grants

Sacramento December 2, 2016 - More than $15 million spread across 34 California counties will be used to remove dead and dying trees and...

Secretary of State Padilla Statement on “Ballot Selfie” Ruling

SACRAMENTO November 2, 2016 - Today, a federal court judge denied a request to allow “ballot selfies” for California’s November 8, 2016 General Election. “As...

Feinstein, Boxer Call on Defense Secretary to Forgive Repayment of National Guard Bonuses

Washington October 24, 2016 - Senators Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer (both D-Calif.) today called on Defense Secretary Ash Carter to halt the department’s...

Modoc National Forest teams with CalFire, Modoc County for fire safety

Alturas, Calif. October 18, 2016 - Each year, local, state and federal fire protection agencies visit local schools during National Fire Prevention Week to...

Water Board: Most of State Still Experiencing Drought Conditions

SACRAMENTO, Jan. 4, 2017 — The State Water Resources Control Board today announced that urban Californians’ monthly water conservation was 18.8 percent in November,...

PG&E Urges Caution as North State Reservoirs Spill and Rivers Run High

January 6, 2017 - Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is cautioning those going near rivers to take precautions and be aware of higher...

CAL FIRE Emphasizes the Importance of Trees in California with 2017 California Arbor Week...

Sacramento, Calif. December 22, 2016 - Trees are an essential part of California’s climate and are vital to improving air quality and conserving water....

Report: Banned for Decades, Dangerous Monsanto Chemical Remains in Thousands of Schools – including...

WASHINGTON October 5, 2016 - Up to 14 million students in 26,000 U.S. schools could be exposed to unsafe levels of a notorious class...