Tuesday, October 23 2018

California

New Report Card Grades State Legislators’ Voting Records, Lists 9 Legislators in Hall of...

CALIFORNIA May 4, 2017 - Today, the California-based Courage Campaign, in partnership with the Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment (ACCE) Action, released its...

State Water Board Adopts Mercury Limits for Water Bodies

SACRAMENTO, May 3, 2017 — Yesterday, the State Water Resources Control Board adopted rules to protect people and wildlife consuming fish from freshwater streams,...

Take It Outside CA! Events This Weekend, May 6-7

May 3, 2017 - California Council of Lands Trusts has come together with their many partners for the second annual Take It Outside California!...

Roadway Improvements Are Key to Reducing Injuries and Fatalities

Walnut Creek, CA May 3, 2017 – Studies have shown that more than 90 percent of vehicle crashes are caused by human error. However,...

Older, denser neighborhoods offer better access to everyday destinations, UCI study finds

Irvine, Calif., May 3, 2017 – Residents of older, denser, lower-income neighborhoods and smaller, multifamily homes in Southern California can more easily access commonly...

AG Becerra Files Brief Defending Women’s Access to Constitutionally-Protected Health Care

SACRAMENTO, May 2, 2017  – Attorney General Xavier Becerra, leading a coalition of states, filed an amicus brief yesterday afternoon in West Alabama Women’s...

Ocean Protection Council Adopts Resolution Incorporating Latest Sea-Level Rise Projections

SACRAMENTO, Calif. April 26, 2017 – Today, the Ocean Protection Council (OPC) adopted a resolution acknowledging a recent science report as a foundational piece for updating the...

When single-family homes killed L.A.’s urban forest

May 1, 2017 - Maybe, but preventing the chopping down of trees for single-family home add-ons or the paving of shrubbery for driveways and...

Plaintiff Seeks to Unseal Video of Historic California ‘Prop 8’ Marriage Equality Trial

WASHINGTON, April 28, 2017 - Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization,...

CDPH Confirms First Human West Nile Virus Illness of 2017

SACRAMENTO April 28, 2017 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) announced the first confirmed illness in California due to West Nile virus...

Governor Brown Signs Landmark Transportation Funding Package

SACRAMENTO April 28, 2017 - Moving to fill potholes, smooth thousands of miles of pavement, repair bridges and strengthen public transportation, Governor Edmund G....

Commissioner Jones authorizes health insurers to file two sets of rates: “Trump Rates” and...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. April 28, 2017- Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones announced today that he has authorized health insurers filing rates with the Department of Insurance...

World Meteorological Organization: 50-60% chance of El Niño later this year

April 28, 2017 - There is a 50-60% chance of an El Niño event forming in middle to late 2017, according to a new...

Attorney General Becerra: We Will Vigorously Oppose Drilling Off of California’s Coast

SACRAMENTO April 28, 2017 - Attorney General Xavier Becerra today issued the following statement after President Trump directed the U.S. Department of the Interior...

California Single Payer Bill SB 562 Clears First Hurdle

April 28, 2017 - Registered nurses and other healthcare advocates are heralding the California Senate Health Committee's passage of SB 562, the Healthy California...

AG Becerra: Federal Legislation Is A Giant Step Backward For Clean Air And Public...

SACRAMENTO, April 26, 2017 – Attorney General Xavier Becerra today joined a coalition of 16 Attorneys General in urging Congress to protect critical ozone air...

ACLU Statement on Ann Coulter Speech

NEW YORK April 26, 2017 - Following news that Ann Coulter cancelled her appearance at the University of California, Berkeley, American Civil Liberties Union...

CPUC Issues Staff Citations Totaling $8.3 Million To PG&E For Butte Fire

SAN FRANCISCO, April 25, 2017 - The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) today issued two staff Citations totaling $8.3 million to Pacific Gas and...

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...

Op-Ed: Lynn Cullens: CA Department of Fish & Wildlife to Consider Alternatives to Killing...

April 25, 2017 - As most of you know, Assemblymember Richard Bloom is championing mountain lions with Assembly Bill 8, that seeks greater flexibility...