Friday, December 14 2018

California

Californians Deliver 350,000 Signatures Calling on State, Gov. Brown to Stop Irrigation of Crops...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. Aug. 9 2016— Pushing a wheelbarrow filled with 350,000 petition signatures, concerned Californians gathered outside the capitol today to urge Gov. Jerry...

BLM Announces Fire Restrictions for Public Lands along Central Coast

MARINA, CA, Aug. 9, 2016 - Effective Aug. 9, the Bureau of Land Management is implementing fire restrictions on public lands managed by the...

Mandatory Detention Struck Down in California and Other Western States; Thousands of Families Now...

August 9, 2016 - On August 4, 2016, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed the ruling in Mony Preap et...

Lightning Sparks Siskiyou County Wildfires

Yreka, Calif. August 6, 2016 - Yesterday afternoon and evening a thunderstorm moved across Siskiyou County with 165 lightning strikes recorded. As of this...

Hoopa Valley Tribe Files ESA Lawsuit to Protect Salmon

August 7, 2016 - On July 29, the Hoopa Valley Tribe filed a lawsuit against the federal government for violations of the Endangered Species Act...

CDPH Confirms First Human West Nile Virus Death of 2016

SACRAMENTO August 5, 2016 - California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Director and State Health Officer Dr. Karen Smith today announced the first confirmed...

CA Oil Refiners Pump Up Profits Through Lowest Wholesale Gasoline Price in USA And...

SANTA MONICA, CA, Aug. 4, 2016 - Consumer Watchdog pointed today to big new California oil profit reports, gasoline pricing data and a candid...

California Water Impact Network Sues to Block Excessive Groundwater Pumping

August 3, 2016 - The California Water Impact Network (C-WIN) has filed a lawsuit against San Luis Obispo County for issuing three well-drilling permits...

Whitehorn woman sentenced to 12 months’ imprisonment for environmental damage from marijuana grow on...

SAN FRANCISCO August 2, 2016 - Melinda Van Horne was sentenced today to 12 months and a day in prison for damaging national conservation...

Consumer Watchdog Files Suit To Require State Farm to Reduce Rates By Up To...

SANTA MONICA, CA, Aug. 2, 2016 - Consumer Watchdog filed a petition challenging State Farm’s proposed rates for its dwelling insurance, charging that California’s...

Statewide Water Conservation Declines to 21.5 Percent in June; Water supplier “Stress Tests” still...

SACRAMENTO, Aug. 2, 2016 — With water conservation falling to 21.5 percent savings in June 2016—down from 27.5 percent a year ago—the State Water...

Report: Work-Load Requirements Keep Students From Getting Food Assistance

August 2, 2016 - College students face significant barriers when it comes to accessing federal food assistance programs because of outdated state and federal...

AG Kamala Harris, 16 states, and D.C. Call for More Student Loan Debt Relief...

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 1, 2016 - Attorney General Kamala D. Harris, along Attorneys General from 16 states and the District of Columbia today submitted...

Statewide Poll Shows Strong Support For Proposition 61, the CA Drug Price Relief Act

SACRAMENTO, CA, Aug. 1, 2016 – Yes on Prop 61/Californians for Lower Drug Prices today released the results of a statewide survey that demonstrates...

As of July 1st CA schoolchildren required to have vaccinations prior to enrolling in...

Aug. 1, 2016 - August marks National Immunization Awareness Month, a national effort to promote vaccinations to protect children and adults from serious, and...

New Report Reveals Illegal Admissions Polices at Charter Schools

LOS ANGELES August 1, 2016 - Over 20 percent of all charter schools in California have enrollment policies in place that violate state and federal...

Field Poll | Big Disparities Persist in Californians’ Access to Broadband Internet at Home,...

August 1, 2016 - According to a new statewide Field Poll, 84% of California households now have access to highspeed Internet at home. This...

Sand Fire Local Assistance Center Set to Open

July 30, 2016 - A Local Assistance Center (LAC) is scheduled to open at the William S. Hart Park Hart Hall on Friday, August 5,...

Governor Brown Issues Statement on Death of San Diego Police Officer

SACRAMENTO July 29, 2016 - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued the following statement regarding the death of San Diego Police Department Officer...

Fire Restrictions Go into Effect on Lassen National Forest on August 1, 2016

Susanville, Calif., July 29, 2016 – Forest officials have announced that fire restrictions will go into effect on the Lassen National Forest beginning Monday,...