California

Governor and First Partner Rally in Support of Reproductive Health and Freedom in San...

SAN DIEGO, May 18, 2019 – On the final stop of his statewide “California for All” health care tour, Governor Gavin Newsom and First...

Corps changes Prado Dam’s risk characterization from moderate urgency to high urgency

LOS ANGELES, CA, May 17, 2019 - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has changed Prado Dam’s risk characterization from moderate urgency to high...

Harris on Trump’s Ninth Circuit Nominee: Daniel Bress Is Not a California Lawyer

WASHINGTON, D.C. May 17, 2019– U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris (D-CA) on Friday issued the following statement on President Trump’s nomination of Daniel Bress to...

Press Club Seeks Investigation into Raid of Freelance Journalist’s Home and Office

May 16, 2019 - San Francisco Press Club strongly condemns the San Francisco Police Department raid of the home and office of freelance journalist...

AG Becerra Announces Sentencings in $2 Million Mortgage Fraud Scheme in Southern California

SAN DIEGO, May 16, 2019 – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today announced the sentencing of Andrew Valles for operating a $2 million mortgage...

Four Years After the Refugio Oil Spill and the Fight Continues

Santa Barbara, CA, May 16, 2019 – May 19 marks the four-year anniversary of the 2015 Plains All American Pipeline Refugio Oil Spill that...

Food & Water Watch Applauds UC President and Regents for Temporary Halt on Use...

Oakland, May 16, 2019  - University of California President Janet Napolitano has issued a temporary end to the use of glyphosate, the active ingredient...

AG Becerra Leads Coalition in Brief Defending Rights of Gender Non-Binary Individuals

SACRAMENTO, May 15, 2019 – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser, and Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum today led a...

San Francisco Board of Supervisors Approves Historic Face Surveillance Ban and Oversight Law

SAN FRANCISCO May 14, 2019 - Today, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors passed the Stop Secret Surveillance Ordinance, a historic law that brings...

American Society of Civil Engineers Gives California Infrastructure a C-

May 14, 2019 - The 2019 Report Card for California’s Infrastructure, released last week, gave the golden state an overall grade of a “C-.” The...

XPRIZE and Gov. Gavin Newsom Partner To Design an Incentive Prize For Innovation To...

LOS ANGELES, May 14, 2019 - XPRIZE, the global leader in designing and operating incentive competitions to solve humanity’s grand challenges, has announced a...

CDFW Awards $48.5 Million for Ecosystem and Watershed Restoration, Protection and Scientific Study Projects

May 14, 2019 - The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) today announced the selection of 38 projects to receive funding for multi-benefit...

UC IPM director issues statement regarding the California ban on chlorpyrifos

May 14, 2019 - Following is a statement from Jim Farrar, director of the UC Statewide Integrated Pest Management Program "On Wednesday, May 8, 2019, the State...

Why Are 96,000,000 Black Balls on This Los Angeles Reservoir? (VIDEO)

May 14, 2019 - I took a boat through 96 million black plastic balls on the Los Angeles reservoir to find out why they're...

State Auditor Report: San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission

May 14, 2019  Results in Brief The San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission (commission) has neglected its responsibility to protect the San Francisco Bay (Bay) and the...

Homophobic Bullying Associated With Prop 8 Referendum Restricting Marriage to Heterosexuals

May 13, 2019 - Homophobic bullying peaked in California schools during the time of the Proposition 8 referendum in November 2008 that called for...

AG Becerra Files Lawsuit Defending California’s Medicaid In-Home Supportive Services Workers

SACRAMENTO May 13, 2019 - California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today led a multistate lawsuit opposing the Trump Administration’s final rule that undermines more...

Census Citizenship Questions Threaten California

May 10, 2019 - If all goes according to the Trump administration’s plan, the U.S. Census form in 2020 will ask people to state...

Governor Newsom Releases Revised “California for All” State Budget

SACRAMENTO May 9, 2019 - Governor Gavin Newsom today released a revised state budget proposal that prioritizes saving for a rainy day ­– putting...

Levine Measure to Prevent Data Throttling of First Responders Approved by State Assembly

SACRAMENTO May 9, 2019 - Legislation by Assemblymember Marc Levine (D-Marin County) to prohibit mobile data service providers from limiting internet traffic to first...