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CACEO: Vote count continues post-election throughout the state

NORWALK, Calif. November 23, 2016 - California election administrators continue the detailed and tedious process of vote counting and election canvassing as the...

California Senate Approves Prime Time Primary Bill to Move Presidential Vote from Near Last...

SACRAMENTO, CA May 4, 2017 - Today the California State Senate overwhelmingly approved the Prime Time Primary Act, authored by Senator Ricardo Lara (D-Bell...

Millions more voters legalizing marijuana won’t clear up regulatory haze

October 28, 2016 - Congress continues to resist decriminalizing marijuana even as a popular crusade to legalize its use state by state may soon...

Attorney General Becerra Opposes Trump Administration’s “Review” of Marine Sanctuaries

SACRAMENTO, Calif. July 27, 2017 -  Attorney General Xavier Becerra expressed his strong opposition to the Trump administration’s “review” of four national marine sanctuaries located...

California Governor Brown and New York Governor Cuomo Reaffirm Commitment to Exceeding Targets of...

SACRAMENTO March 28, 2017 - With the announcement that the United States will begin to dismantle the Clean Power Plan, California Governor Edmund G....

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...

Herrera wins court ruling halting Trump’s sanctuary city order nationwide

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. Apr. 25, 2017 - City Attorney Dennis Herrera today issued the following statement after a federal district court ruling put a...

Attorney General Xavier Becerra Issues Statement on President Donald Trump Signing Executive Orders Regarding...

SACRAMENTO January 25, 2017 - Attorney General Xavier Becerra issued the following statement, in response to President Donald Trump signing executive orders regarding border...

Op-Ed: Sinjin Eberle: Beware the Wet Year

April 17, 2017 - The stories are everywhere – record precipitation and snowpack in California, atmospheric rivers crashing across the Pacific Northwest, and lingering...

PG&E Flying Low in Shasta County to Inspect for Dead Trees

REDDING, Calif. December 4, 2017 - As part of its response to California’s tree mortality crisis, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) will conduct...

California Academy of Sciences assembles genome of threatened northern spotted owl

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.  September 5, 2017 - A charismatic owl iconic to Pacific Coast forests is no longer ruling the roost, and scientists now...

USGS: Flooding expected for CA this week as ARs bring more rain

February 11, 2017 - Flooding continues from multiple atmospheric rivers that brought rainfall and snow to parts of California. Today, light showers are expected for...

Blue Cut Fire in California spreads quickly (NASA sat photo)

August 18, 2016 - On Aug. 16, 2016, at around 10:30 a.m., a brush fire ignited in the Cajon Pass east of Los Angeles,...

California votes to ban plastic shopping bags

SACRAMENTO November 10, 2016 - Californians have voted to enact a state law to ban plastic shopping bags, the first state in the nation...

Happy Winter Solstice 2017

December 21, 2017 - Welcome to December's solstice, first day of winter in the north and summer for the southern hemisphere. Astronomical markers of...

National Conference of State Legislatures Urges De-Scheduling Marijuana

BOSTON, MA, Aug. 7, 2017 - The National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) approved a resolution Monday urging that the Controlled Substances Act should...

On Father’s Day, new dads can be there for the moments that matter with...

SACRAMENTO June 16, 2017 - As we celebrate Father’s Day this Sunday, dads are reminded that there’s an important financial option available to them...

California Black Leaders Speak out Against Trump’s Policies

SACRAMENTO, Calif. March 23, 2017 - The California Legislative Black Caucus joined state, labor and community leaders at a Capitol press conference on Wednesday...

Sacramento County Adopts Major Election Reforms Enabled by the Voters Choice Act

SACRAMENTO, Calif. June 7, 2017 - The Sacramento County Board of Supervisors voted to adopt the election model created by the Voters Choice Act. Beginning...

Public meetings announced for Sites dam project and to submit comments on draft environmental...

MAXWELL, Calif. Aug. 14, 2017—The Sites Project Authority (Authority) today has submitted its application to the California Water Commission for Proposition 1 Water Storage...