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Drugmakers Pour $22 Million More Into Campaign To Defeat Initiative to Lower Drug Prices...

SANTA MONICA, CA, Oct. 20, 2016 - Drug companies poured $22 million more into their campaign to stop drug pricing reform Proposition 61 after...

Feinstein, Boxer Call on Defense Secretary to Forgive Repayment of National Guard Bonuses

Washington October 24, 2016 - Senators Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer (both D-Calif.) today called on Defense Secretary Ash Carter to halt the department’s...

Garamendi Takes Immediate Action to Allow California National Guardsmen to Keep Recruitment Incentives

October 24, 2016 - Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, announced a series...

PCL Endorses Prop 64 as a “Major Victory for California’s Environment”

SACRAMENTO, Oct. 24, 2016 —Today, the Planning and Conservation League (PCL) – a leading environmental organization in California for 51 years-- announced its endorsement...

Final Day for Californians to Register to Vote in November 8 General Election

SACRAMENTO, Calif. October 24, 2016 -  Today, October 24 is the deadline for eligible California citizens to register to vote for the first time or to...

California Smokejumpers hiring seasonal workforce for 2017 season

Redding, Calif. – Anyone interested in becoming a smokejumper or applying for a summer job as a smokejumper should know 2017 seasonal positions will...

Aliso Canyon leak emitted 109,000 metric tons of methane

SACRAMENTO, Calif. October 22, 2016 - The Aliso Canyon natural gas leak emitted 109,000 metric tons of methane into the atmosphere from late October...

Largest national disaster drill aims to prompt Californians to prepare

SACRAMENTO, Calif. Oct. 20, 2016 - More than 10 million Californians will drop, cover and hold on today in the nation's largest disaster drill,...

California Forests, Air, Wildlife and More Benefit from $88 Million EQIP Investment

DAVIS, Calif., Oct. 20, 2016 - California’s agricultural landscape received a healthy boost of conservation in fiscal year 2016. Over 1,900 farmers and ranchers...

Secretary of State Alex Padilla Encourages California Citizens to Register to Vote by October...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. October 20, 2016 - October 24 is the deadline for eligible California citizens to register to vote for the first time or...

Governor Brown Issues Statement on Death of Modoc County Sheriff’s Deputy

SACRAMENTO October 19, 2016 - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued the following statement regarding the death of Modoc County Sheriff's Office Deputy Jack...

Breast Cancer Action Demands Agricultural Companies Stop Selling Pink Ribbon Citrus While Irrigating Food...

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, Oct. 17, 2016  – Breast Cancer Action (BCAction), the respected watchdog for the breast cancer movement, expressed outrage over California agribusinesses...

New Gallup Poll Finds Support for Making Marijuana Legal in U.S. Has Reached Record...

WASHINGTON Oct. 19, 2016 - A new Gallup poll released Wednesday shows support for making marijuana legal in the U.S. has reached a record...

Lawsuit Filed Over Feds’ Denial of Endangered Species Protection to Pacific Fishers

October 19, 2016 - EPIC and our allies filed suit today in U.S. District Court challenging the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s unexpected decision...

Modoc National Forest teams with CalFire, Modoc County for fire safety

Alturas, Calif. October 18, 2016 - Each year, local, state and federal fire protection agencies visit local schools during National Fire Prevention Week to...

Reds Meadow Valley Road Closed due to Mudslides

October 17, 2016 - The Reds Meadow Valley Road is closed due to two mudslides, one substantial, which occurred late yesterday afternoon. The area...

Ancient Sand Dunes Under Threat from Development in Bay Area

Oct. 17, 2016 - Fifty years ago, the Committee to Save San Bruno Mountain stopped a plan to lop off half of San Bruno...

SeaWorld and The Humane Society of the United States team up to urge “Yes”...

SAN DIEGO (October 17, 2016) – The Humane Society of the United States and SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment have announced they are joining together...

Bernie Sanders in Los Angeles Urges Yes Vote on Prop. 61

LOS ANGELES, CA, Oct. 14, 2016 - Sen. Bernie Sanders told a roaring crowd of 700 in Hollywood Friday that Proposition 61 is the...

Dan Bacher: Davis CA City Council passes resolution in solidarity with Standing Rock struggled

Oct. 16, 2016 - On October 4, the City of Davis, California passed a resolution declaring their solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s opposition...