Saturday, October 20 2018

California

Group Urges Calif. AG to File Immediate Appeal to Suspend Judgment Invalidating Medical Aid-in-Dying...

Riverside, Calif. May 25, 2018 -  Compassion & Choices urges the California attorney general to immediately file an appeal with a state appellate court...

SEIU Calif. Joins State of Calif. to Stop Trump Administration from Overturning Immigrant Worker...

SACRAMENTO, May 18, 2018 – SEIU California, along with a coalition of workers, community advocates and Sacramento City Council Member Eric Guerra, gathered Friday...

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...

Statewide Water Savings Exceed 25 Percent in February

SACRAMENTO, April 4, 2017 — The State Water Resources Control Board today announced that urban Californians’ monthly water conservation was 25.1 percent in February,...

L.A. County Approves Wildlife-killing Sprawl Development

LOS ANGELES, April 18, 2018— Los Angeles County today approved a sprawling housing development that will pave over a pristine stream and destroy more...

Attorney General Becerra Calls on Trump Administration to Enforce Rule That Prevents Dangerous Waste...

SACRAMENTO November 6, 2017 - California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas today called on the Trump Administration to...

First Amendment Coalition Sues Bakersfield For Open Meetings, Records Violations

Dec. 27, 2017 - The First Amendment Coalition (FAC) filed suit against the city of Bakersfield over the city council’s repeated practice of holding...

Senate Leader de León’s California Values Act Clears Legislature

SACRAMENTO, Sept. 16, 2017 – The California Senate today gave final approval to Senate Bill 54, the California Values Act, sending this closely-watched measure by Senate...

California Legislature Takes Immediate Action to Protect Immigrant Communities

SACRAMENTO, Dec. 5, 2016 – During today’s start of the 2017-2018 legislative session, the California State Assembly and California State Senate joined together to...

Caltrans and Fish and Wildlife Urge Motorists to Be Alert During Watch Out for...

September 16, 2016 - Caltrans and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) remind motorists to remain alert for wildlife on roadways during...

California State University Will Not Increase Tuition in 2018

April 20, 2018 – The California State University (CSU) will not increase tuition for the 2018-19 academic year. Chancellor Timothy P. White has determined...

Assemblymember Raul Bocanegra announces resignation, effective immediately

November 27, 2017 - In announcing my resignation last week, I had initially wanted to resign from office immediately. But in speaking with community leaders...

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...

5 Things You Might Not Know About Studying Online at CSU

Aug. 20, 2018 - More than 118,000 CSU students are currently enrolled in at least one online class, yet misconceptions persist about online education....

UC releasing new Climate Lab videos after first six episodes hit 12 million views

November 17, 2017 - The University of California announced today (Nov. 17) that it is releasing three more episodes of its innovative new video...

Who’s Behind The Props? New Voter PSA Makes Sense of California’s 17 Ballot Propositions

SANTA MONICA, CA — With Election Day rapidly approaching, a new animated short can help Californians make informed decisions when they vote on the...

Eric Heins: California’s Educators Oppose Dangerous Idea of Arming Teachers

BURLINGAME, Feb. 23, 2018 – In response to President Trump’s misguided ideas about arming educators to prevent mass shootings, CTA President Eric Heins issued...

CHP: Seat Belt Safety Never Takes A Holiday – Buckle Up!

SACRAMENTO, Calif. May 23, 2017 - Memorial Day weekend is the traditional start of summer and a time when many families and travelers will...

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...

Cayucos Council Passes Resolution Against Offshore Fracking, Drilling

CAYUCOS, Calif. Aug. 3, 2017 - The Cayucos Citizens Advisory Council last night approved a resolution opposing new drilling off the California coast and...