California

Fear and Respect the Flash Flood, Play it Safe and Live

April 4, 2018 - Another surge of tropical moisture will arrive in Central California by late week, and could last into the weekend. This...

El Portal Road (Highway 140) and Big Oak Flat Road (Highway 120) Closed Due...

January 12, 2017 - The El Portal Road (Highway 140) and the Big Oak Flat Road (HIghway 120) are currently closed due to a...

DPR Announces $2.6 Million for Local Park Projects

Sacramento, Calif. June 8, 2017 - The California Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) today announced selections for $2.6M in funding for 19 local...

Six Rivers National Forest mourns the death of firefighter William “Bill” Jaros

EUREKA, California, July 10, 2017 – Acting Six Rivers National Forest Supervisor Michael Green announced today the loss of firefighter William “Bill” Jaros. Bill had...

Feinstein, Harris Oppose House Water Bill

WASHINGTON, DC, July 10, 2017 - Senators Dianne Feinstein and Kamala Harris (both D-Calif.) today released the following statement in opposition to H.R. 23,...

ACLU Statement on Ann Coulter Speech

NEW YORK April 26, 2017 - Following news that Ann Coulter cancelled her appearance at the University of California, Berkeley, American Civil Liberties Union...

Secretary of State Alex Padilla: “Why on earth would Trump ever share our cyber...

SACRAMENTO, CA, July 9, 2017 - California Secretary of State Alex Padilla released the following statement in response to a tweet by President Donald...

CPUC Adopts Solar Programs to Invest in Disadvantaged Communities

SAN FRANCISCO, June 21, 2018 - The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), in its ongoing efforts to help improve air quality and economic conditions...

Governor Newsom Announces Office of the First Partner

SACRAMENTO January 18, 2019 - Governor Gavin Newsom and First Partner Jennifer Siebel Newsom today announced the creation of the Office of the First...

California Governor Jerry Brown and Michael Bloomberg Launch “America’s Pledge”

SACRAMENTO July 12, 2017 - Today, California Governor Jerry Brown and Michael Bloomberg launched America’s Pledge on climate change, a new initiative to compile...

California Secures Presidential Declaration Providing Direct Federal Assistance for Southern California Wildfires

SACRAMENTO December 8, 2017 - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced that the White House has approved California’s request for direct federal assistance...

18,000 Kaiser RNs Vote to Authorize Possible Strike at Kaiser Medical Facilities throughout California

March 5, 2018 - The California Nurses Association, representing 18,000 registered nurses at 21 Kaiser Permanente medical centers and dozens of medical clinics and...

CA Senate Bucks Medical Lobby, Passes Bill to Lift Secrecy About Physician Sexual Assault...

Sacramento, CA, May 30, 2018 – The California State Senate rejected secrecy about physician sexual assault and other doctor misconduct today when it voted...

AG Becerra: How Focusing Local Law Enforcement Resources On Combatting Serious Crimes Rather Than...

SACRAMENTO, May 17, 2017 – Attorney General Xavier Becerra, in collaboration with the Attorneys General of New York, the District of Columbia, Rhode Island,...

CDPH: Influenza Cases are Increasing in California

SACRAMENTO, Jan. 10, 2018 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) yesterday announced that flu activity in California is widespread and at levels...

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...

CDPH Encourages Consumers to Participate in Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, April 27

SACRAMENTO, April 24, 2019 -  The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) announced that consumers who have prescription drugs that are no longer needed...

State Investigation into Illegal Hazardous Waste Disposal by Water District Leads to Arrests

SACRAMENTO, Calif. February 22, 2018 - A year-long Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) investigation has led to the arrest of three former employees...

AG Becerra Urges Congress to Support Asbestos Ban, Blasts EPA’s Flawed Process

SACRAMENTO, July 12, 2019 – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, leading a multistate coalition, today announced his support for the “Alan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now Act of...

Report: Work-Load Requirements Keep Students From Getting Food Assistance

August 2, 2016 - College students face significant barriers when it comes to accessing federal food assistance programs because of outdated state and federal...