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Lawsuit Filed Over Feds’ Denial of Endangered Species Protection to Pacific Fishers

October 19, 2016 – EPIC and our allies filed suit today in U.S. District Court challenging the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s unexpected decision in April to deny Endangered Species Act protection to Pacific fishers. Closely related to minks, martens and wolverines, Pacific fishers are severely threatened by logging, use of toxic rodenticides by illegal […]

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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 to the Dakota Access Pipeline. Carol Standing Elk, Francisco Dominguez, Juliette Beck, Lynn Nettler, Becca Paine and Nick Buxton led the successful campaign to pressure the City Council to approve the resolution. Davis […]

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Brown administration applies for permit to take endangered species in Delta Tunnels

October 13, 2016 – Governor Jerry Brown and other state officials have constantly claimed the Delta Tunnels project will “restore” the Delta ecosystem, but they revealed their real plans on October 7 when the administration applied for a permit to kill winter-run Chinook salmon, Central Valley steelhead, Delta and longfin smelt and other endangered species with the project. The California […]

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Klamath Irrigators’ Illegal Piggy Bank Broken Up

Washington, DC October 13, 2016 – A federal water agency misspent millions of dollars intended for fish and wildlife and drought relief in the Klamath Basin on irrigator subsidies, according to new audit report which confirms charges leveled last year by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER).  The federal agency, the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, […]

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Department of Justice Releases Assessment Report on San Francisco Police Department

SAN FRANCISCO – The Department of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) today released its initial assessment of the San Francisco Police Department (SFPD) as part of its collaborative review process. In response to community outcry after several officer-involved shootings and other high-profile incidents, Mayor Ed Lee and former Police Chief Greg […]

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$7.5 Million Worth of Illegal Marijuana Eradicated from Sequoia National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, Calif. October 12, 2016 – Nearly 3,000 illegal marijuana plants were eradicated from Sequoia National Park last month. Law enforcement officers discovered a cultivation site in the Yucca Creek drainage west, which is in a designated wilderness area of Sequoia National Park, west of Generals Highway. The 2,986 plants […]

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AG Kamala D. Harris Releases Firearms Sales Data On OpenJustice, Unprecedented Criminal Justice Open Data Initiative

SACRAMENTO, Calif. October 12, 2016 – Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today announced the unprecedented release of firearms sales data in California on OpenJustice, the first-of-its-kind open data initiative she launched last September. The new firearms data section of OpenJustice shows how firearms sales have changed over the last two decades and includes a county-by-county breakdown.  […]

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AG Kamala D. Harris Announces California Cyber Crime Center Initiative in Fresno

FRESNO, Oct. 10, 2016 – Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today announced the creation of the California Cyber Crime Center (C4), a new initiative within the California Department of Justice to fight crime in the digital era by bringing state-of-the-art digital forensic capabilities and cyber security expertise to law enforcement across the state. “As the […]

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David Lennett: California Orders Changes to Thermostat Collection Program

Oct. 7, 2016 – Mercury is a powerful neurotoxin which, like lead, interferes with normal childhood development. The health concern it poses is well-known and severe. And yet a 2009 industry study estimated the number of mercury thermostats in California to be between 5.1 million and 10.5 million. At four grams of mercury per thermostat, […]

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California Moms Whose Kids Depend On Mylan’s EpiPen Condemn Deceptive TV Ads Against Prop 61

SANTA MONICA, CA, Oct. 10, 2016 – After news broke Friday that Mylan must pay $465 million for overcharging Medicaid for the EpiPen, mothers whose children rely on the life-saving allergy drug denounced drug company greed, and called on voters to pass Proposition 61 to stop drug company price-gouging and save lives. Consumer Watchdog released […]

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The 2016 Proposition Song – California Voter Foundation

October 7, 2016 – Learn about the 17 propositions on California’s November 2016 ballot in less than 5 minutes! This sing-along song covers each prop in an accurate, entertaining and nonpartisan way. Produced by the California Voter Foundation, a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization working to improve the voting process to better serve voters, online at […]

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Record Number of 18,251,826 Californians Now Registered to Vote

SACRAMENTO October 5, 2016 – A record 18,251,826 Californians are registered to vote Secretary of State Alex Padilla reported today. California’s record breaking 18.2 million registered voters is greater than the population of all but three other U.S. states—Texas, Florida, and New York. The report is a compilation of voter registration numbers reported by California’s […]

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