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AG Xavier Becerra Issues Consumer Alert Concerning Price Gouging in Wake of Oroville Dam...

SACRAMENTO February 13, 2017 - California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today issued a consumer alert concerning price gouging in the wake of the Oroville...

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...

New Online Exhibit and Collection Explores Japanese Internment in California During World War II

SACRAMENTO, June 29, 2018 – Today, the California State Archives released its latest online exhibit, “California State Government and Incarceration of Japanese Americans During World...

Bill to Halt CA Polluters Signed by Governor

SACRAMENTO, CA, Aug. 7, 2017 - Legislation allowing Air Quality Management District's (AQMD's) to immediately cease operations at facilities endangering the public today was...

Conservation Groups Oppose Effort to Remove Wolf Protections in California

SAN FRANCISCO, March 14, 2017— Four conservation groups filed a motion today to intervene in a lawsuit seeking to remove California Endangered Species Act...

New Guide Documents that Over Half of Girls in California’s Juvenile Justice Facilities Are...

San Francisco, CA, February 13, 2017 - Today, the National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) and Impact Justice announce the release of a trailblazing...

Secretary of State Urges Californians to Register to Vote in Recognition of National Voter...

SACRAMENTO, Sept. 1, 2017 –  California Secretary of State Alex Padilla today recognizes September 2017 as National Voter Registration Month and urges all eligible citizens to register...

Feinstein Statement on DACA Termination

Washington September 5, 2017 - Ranking Member of the Senate Judiciary Committee Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) today released the following statement on the termination of...

CA Controller Opposes Federal Tax Reform Proposal

SACRAMENTO September 27, 2017 - State Controller Betty T. Yee, today released the following statement denouncing President Trump’s tax overhaul as deeply flawed and...

Governor Brown Submits U.S. Congressman Xavier Becerra’s Nomination for California Attorney General to State...

SACRAMENTO January 3, 2017 - Following the resignation of California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. officially submitted U.S. Congressman...

Rain or Shine, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Biologists Work Through Some Tough...

January 19, 2017 - The rains came, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service got to work. Whether it was to release more than a...

California Auctioneer Charged in Rhinoceros Horn Smuggling Conspiracy

Feb. 22, 2017 - Jacob Chait, 34, the head of acquisitions and auctioneer of a Beverley Hills, California gallery and auction house (“Auction House...

PPIC: High Rates of Child Poverty Found Even in State’s Most Prosperous Regions

SAN FRANCISCO, February 22, 2017—Nearly every region in California includes areas with very high rates of poverty among young children, according to a report...

ACLU of Northern California Statement on Increased ICE Activity

Feb. 27, 2018 - Increased ICE activity has been reported throughout the Bay Area, the Central Coast, and in the Central Valley. Local rapid...

Cal OES Director Secures Fire Management Assistance Grant from FEMA to Assist Response Agencies...

July 9, 2017  - California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services Director Mark Ghilarducci today secured a Fire Management Assistance Grant (FMAG) from the Federal...

California Law Enforcement Steps Up Efforts to Reduce Buzzed Boating

SACRAMENTO, Calif. June 28, 2017 - More than 30 marine law enforcement entities across California will be out in force June 30 - July...

Legislation to Establish the Lower American River Conservancy Signed by the Governor

SACRAMENTO, CA, Sept. 16, 2016 - Today, Assemblymember Kevin McCarty (D-Sacramento) and Assemblymember Ken Cooley (D-Rancho Cordova) announced the Governor signed Assembly Bill (AB)...

CTA: Supreme Court Sides with Corporations and Billionaires Against Working People

BURLINGAME, June 27, 2018 – The U.S. Supreme Court today issued a 5-4 decision in a case that had been bankrolled by corporate interests...

California Moms Whose Kids Depend On Mylan’s EpiPen Condemn Deceptive TV Ads Against Prop...

SANTA MONICA, CA, Oct. 10, 2016 - After news broke Friday that Mylan must pay $465 million for overcharging Medicaid for the EpiPen, mothers...

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...