Monday, October 22 2018

California

Broad Coalition Praises Brown Administration’s Approach to Cannabis Regulation

SACRAMENTO, CA, April 25, 2017 - A broad coalition that includes cannabis farmers, manufacturers, workers, patients and law enforcement organizations today announced unified support...

AG Xavier Becerra: It’s Foolish To Roll Back Student Loan Serving Reforms

SACRAMENTO, April 24, 2017– California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today called out the U.S. Department of Education for abdicating its responsibility to millions of...

While Jeff Sessions Escalates the War on Drugs, Drug Policy Reform Surges Ahead in...

April 24, 2017 - The Drug Policy Alliance had another successful day in the California state legislature, with two more bills passing through the...

Coalition Backs 3 Bills to Stop California Charter School Waste, Fraud and Abuse

SACRAMENTO, April 24, 2017 – Lawmakers, educators, parents and a broad coalition of community supporters joined for a news conference today in the State...

Next 10: California’s rough roads need a new kind of funding for the 21st...

SAN FRANCISCO, April 24, 2017—As the nation’s climate leader, California should consider adjusting a system that pins transportation infrastructure funding to the sale of...

California Reservoirs Rise from Drought to Deluge (PHOTOS)

April 21, 2017 - A five-year drought in California ended spectacularly this winter, with the state emerging from one of its driest periods on...

State of the Air Report: California home to 6 of the top 10 most...

WASHINGTON, DC, April 19, 2017 - The American Lung Association's 2017 "State of the Air" report found continued improvement in air quality, but a...

Wet Year Spurs Proponents of Sites Dam But Project Must Prove Beneficial To Public...

April 21, 2017 - Those pushing to build Sites Reservoir hope funding designated for new water storage in Proposition 1 will help seal the...

AG Becerra Files Amicus Brief in Fourth Circuit Continuing to Challenge Unconstitutional Travel Ban

SACRAMENTO, April 20, 2017 - Attorney General Xavier Becerra today joined a coalition of 17 states filing an amicus brief urging the Fourth Circuit...

Secretary of State Padilla and Assemblymember Fletcher Announce Voting Modernization Bond Act of 2018

SACRAMENTO, CA, April 20, 2017 – California Secretary of State Alex Padilla and Assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher (D-San Diego) announced today Assembly Bill 668,...

ACLU Sues Dignity Health for Discrimination Against Transgender Patient

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. April 19, 2017— The ACLU of Northern California, the ACLU of Southern California, the ACLU LGBT & HIV Project, and the...

Bill to Move Up CA’s Presidential Primary Clears First Legislative Committee

SACRAMENTO, CA, April 18, 2017 – Legislation sponsored by California Secretary of State Alex Padilla and authored by State Senator Ricardo Lara (D-Bell Gardens) to...

State Agencies Pilot Wildlife Crossing Mitigation Credit System

April 19, 2017 - California's state wildlife and transportation departments signed a credit agreement on an innovative pilot project to create advanced mitigation credits for...

Possible Black Separatist Kori Ali Muhammad Kills Three in Fresno

April 19, 2017 - Kori Ali Muhammad, 39, who also goes by Kori MacSun McWallace, was taken into custody after allegedly shooting four people...

Californians for Population Stabilization Board Chair Ben Zuckerman Co-Edited Book with White Nationalist

April 19, 2017 - Ben Zuckerman, the president of the board of the anti-immigrant Californians for Population Stabilization (CAPS) co-edited a book with well-known...

Nurses to Rally in Sacramento April 26 for First Hearing on Bill to Guarantee...

April 18, 2017 - Hundreds of registered nurses and community activists will rally in Sacramento Wednesday, April 26 as the legislative journey begins with...

EFF to CA Supreme Court: Website Owners Have First Amendment Right to Defend Content...

April 18, 2017 - A bad review on Yelp is an anathema to a business. No one wants to get trashed online. But the...

DWR Announces Oroville Community Meetings

SACRAMENTO April 18, 2017 - The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) is hosting seven public meetings in multiple locations to update communities in...

Affordable Home Builders Praise Legislative Drive to Alleviate Cost Crisis for Families

SACRAMENTO, CA, April 17, 2017 - The California Housing Consortium (CHC) joined Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon and Asm. David Chiu (D-San Francisco) to build...

Op-Ed: Sinjin Eberle: Beware the Wet Year

April 17, 2017 - The stories are everywhere – record precipitation and snowpack in California, atmospheric rivers crashing across the Pacific Northwest, and lingering...