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California Legislature Approves Historic Legislation to End Orca Captivity

WASHINGTON, DC, Aug. 26, 2016 - The California legislature today sent historic legislation to Governor Jerry Brown that would prohibit the breeding and theatrical...

California’s New Climate Rules, Explained

Aug. 26, 2016 - Following more than a year of legislative toing and froing, California’s leaders agreed this week on how ambitious the state...

Poll: Two-Thirds Of Californians Support Legalizing Retail Sales Of Marijuana To Adults

BERKELEY, CA, Aug. 25, 2016 - Nearly two in three California voters support the establishment of a state-regulated retail market for the sale of...

California Climate-Safe Infrastructure Bill Passes Legislature, Awaits Governor’s Signature

OAKLAND, Calif. August 25, 2016—The California Legislature today passed Assembly Bill 2800 (Quirk, D-Hayward), a bill requiring the creation of a climate-safe infrastructure working...

CDPH Urges Caution Related to Seasonal Blue-green Algae Blooms

SACRAMENTO August 24, 2016 - California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Director and State Public Health Officer Dr. Karen Smith urges recreational water users...

Lawsuit Launched Over California Cities’ Killing of Threatened Santa Ana Suckers

SAN BERNARDINO, CA, Aug. 22, 2016 -  Three conservation groups filed a notice of intent today to sue the cities of Colton and San...

Marijuana Gardens Removed in Path of the Soberanes Fire

GOLETA, California, August 19, 2016 – Last week US Forest Service Law Enforcement & Investigations, Monterey County Sheriff’s Department, CA Department of Fish &...

End of Summer Travelers Urged to Take Precautions to Prevent Zika

SACRAMENTO, Calif. August 19, 2016 - Travelers coming back from the Olympic Games in Rio and other vacation spots where the Zika virus is...

California Bill to Protect Youth Miranda Rights

LOS ANGELES, CA, Aug. 18, 2016 - The California state assembly is considering a bill that would require a consultation with a lawyer for...

Legal Doubts Over California’s Cap-and-Trade Program

Aug. 18, 2016 - The opinion of lawyers working for California’s lawmakers became clear in the spring. Without new laws, the state’s prominent cap-and-trade...

Blue Cut Fire in California spreads quickly (NASA sat photo)

August 18, 2016 - On Aug. 16, 2016, at around 10:30 a.m., a brush fire ignited in the Cajon Pass east of Los Angeles,...

State Water Board Releases Statewide ‘Stress Test’ Data

SACRAMENTO, Aug. 16, 2016 – The State Water Resources Control Board today posted “stress tests” submitted by water suppliers to demonstrate whether they have...

Mammoth Lakes Doctor Pleads Guilty to Removing Archeological Resources

FRESNO, Calif. August 15, 2016 - Jonathan Cornelius Bourne, 59, of Mammoth Lakes, pleaded guilty today to unauthorized transportation of archeological resources and unauthorized...

Investigators Arrest Suspected arsonist related to the Clayton Fire

Lower Lake August 15, 2016 - CAL FIRE law enforcement officers, in cooperation with the Lake County Sheriff’s Office and the Lake County District...

Republican & Democratic Conventions Trigger Another Significant Spike in California Online Registration Activity

SACRAMENTO, Calif. August 15, 2016 - Do political conventions motivate people to register to vote? In a word: Yes.  During both the Republican and...

Wildfire Relief Fund re-opened in response to Clayton Fire

August 15, 2016 - North Coast Opportunities (NCO) and MendoLake Credit Union have re-opened the Lake County Wildfire Relief Fund in response to the...

FEMA Fire Management Assistance Granted For Chimney Fire

OAKLAND, Calif. August 15, 2016 - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds...

FEMA Fire Management Assistance Granted For Clayton Fire

OAKLAND, Calif. August 15, 2016 - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds...

Excess nitrogen in California comes mostly from agriculture and fuel combustion

August 15, 2016 - Nitrogen is essential for agriculture but also has health and environmental impacts. The California Nitrogen Assessment, a new report from...

Man Indicted for Growing Marijuana on National Forest Land in Trinity County and Stabbing...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. August 12, 2016 - A federal grand jury returned a four-count indictment today against Francisco Barcellos-Ramirez, 34, of Mexico, charging him with...