California

CAL FIRE Investigators Determine Cause of the Ranch Fire

Sacramento, June 6, 2019 – The Ranch Fire that burned through Colusa, Glenn, Lake and Mendocino counties, started July 27, 2018, and burned a...

Harris, Murphy Reintroduce Legislation to Help Communities Protect Their Coasts

WASHINGTON, D.C. June 4, 2019— U.S. Senators Kamala D. Harris (D-CA) and Chris Murphy (D-CT) on Tuesday reintroduced the Living Shorelines Act, legislation that...

With sweeping package of Care4All California bills, California comes closer to affordable health care...

Sacramento, CA June 4, 2019 - A sweeping package of legislation that would move California closer to universal and affordable coverage has advanced through...

Feinstein: Californians will be eligible for $12.6 billion in relief funding

Washington June 4, 2019 - Senator Dianne Feinstein released the following statement after the House passed the Senate-approved disaster funding bill: “I’m pleased the House...

New Catch Limits Issued for Northern Anchovy Still Violate the Law

Monterey, Calif. May 31, 2019 —Today, the federal government issued a final rule establishing catch limits for the central sub-population of northern anchovy in...

Governor, Sen. Pres. pro Tem and Speaker of the Assembly Statement on SB 901...

SACRAMENTO May 30, 2019 - Governor Gavin Newsom, Senate President pro Tem Toni Atkins and Speaker of the Assembly Anthony Rendon issued the following...

Fish Advisory for Russian River Offers Safe Eating Advice for 7 Fish Species Due...

SACRAMENTO, May 28, 2019 – A state fish advisory issued today for the Russian River in Sonoma and Mendocino counties provides safe eating advice for black...

Interior’s Sage Grouse Plan Hits Big Pothole

Washington, DC, May 28, 2019 — The Department of Interior committed major violations when it approved significant Management Plan changes weakening protections for the...

AG Becerra Warns EPA: State Oversight Is Required by Law Under the Clean Water...

SACRAMENTO, May 28, 2019 – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, as part of a coalition of 16 states and four state environmental agencies, filed...

Feinstein Renews Call for Racing Moratorium at Santa Anita

Washington May 28, 2019 - Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) today renewed her call for a moratorium on horse racing at Santa Anita Race Track...

Tourism to Yosemite National Park Creates $624,129,000 in Economic Benefits

May 24, 2019 - A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 4,009,438 visitors to Yosemite National Park in 2018 spent $495,245,000 in...

Recreate Safely and Responsibly this Memorial Day Weekend

SACRAMENTO, Calif. May 24, 2019 - Memorial Day weekend kicks off California’s busiest season for outdoor recreation. California State Parks encourages outdoor enthusiasts to recreate...

CA Department of Tax and Fee Administration Reports Cannabis Tax Revenues for 1st Quarter...

Sacramento, May 23, 2019 – The California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA) reported revenue numbers today for cannabis sales for the 1st...

California State Parks Extends Application Deadline for Ranger and Lifeguard Cadet Academy

SACRAMENTO, Calif. May 23, 2019— California State Parks is extending its application deadline for the 2020 State Park Peace Officer (SPPO) Cadet Academy for two...

AG Becerra Leads Coalition of 21 Attorneys General Objecting Plaintiffs’ Lack of Standing in...

SACRAMENTO, May 22, 2019 - California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, leading a coalition of 20 states and the District of Columbia, today filed a response...

Boaters Can Help Fight Spread of Invasive Mussels Over Memorial Day Weekend

May 22, 2019 -California agencies combatting the spread of invasive quagga and zebra mussels remind boaters to remain cautious over the three-day Memorial Day...

“Jump Start” winter-run Chinook salmon return to Battle Creek

RED BLUFF, California May 22, 2019 - Wildlife and water management officials are heralding the early returns of a special group of winter-run Chinook...

Governor Gavin Newsom Announces the Formation of the Homeless and Supportive Housing Advisory Task...

OAKLAND May 21, 2019 - Just days after Bay Area counties released their homeless point-in-time figures showing significant increases in their homeless populations, Governor...

Amador County Becomes 12th County to Adopt Voter’s Choice Act for 2020 Elections

AMADOR COUNTY, CA, May 21, 2019 – The Amador County Board of Supervisors voted to adopt the Voter’s Choice Act for the 2020 elections. Under this modern...
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Man Who Stole Critically Endangered Ring-Tailed Lemur from Santa Ana Zoo Agrees to Plead...

SANTA ANA, California May 20, 2019 - A man who broke into the Santa Ana Zoo after hours and stole North America’s oldest-living ring-tailed...