California

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...

Brown administration applies for permit to take endangered species in Delta Tunnels

October 13, 2016 - Governor Jerry Brown and other state officials have constantly claimed the Delta Tunnels project will “restore” the Delta ecosystem, but they revealed their...

Klamath Irrigators’ Illegal Piggy Bank Broken Up

Washington, DC October 13, 2016 - A federal water agency misspent millions of dollars intended for fish and wildlife and drought relief in the...

Department of Justice Releases Assessment Report on San Francisco Police Department

SAN FRANCISCO – The Department of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) today released its initial assessment of the San Francisco...

Treasurer John Chiang’s Statement On Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf’s Resignation

SACRAMENTO – "Today’s announcement that Mr. Stumpf is stepping down is welcome news. Based on his duck, dodge, and deny performance in the wake...

$7.5 Million Worth of Illegal Marijuana Eradicated from Sequoia National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, Calif. October 12, 2016 - Nearly 3,000 illegal marijuana plants were eradicated from Sequoia National Park last month....

AG Kamala D. Harris Releases Firearms Sales Data On OpenJustice, Unprecedented Criminal Justice Open...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. October 12, 2016 - Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today announced the unprecedented release of firearms sales data in California on OpenJustice, the...

Bureau of Land Management Plans Burn Projects in Lassen, Modoc and Washoe Counties

ALTURAS, Calif. October 11, 2016 - Fire crews from the Bureau of Land Management will conduct several prescribed burning projects in Lassen and Modoc...

Study: Human-caused climate change has doubled western US forest fire area

MOSCOW, ID,  Oct. 10, 2016  -  Human-caused climate change has nearly doubled the amount of land burned in western U.S. forest fires over the...

AG Kamala D. Harris Announces California Cyber Crime Center Initiative in Fresno

FRESNO, Oct. 10, 2016 – Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today announced the creation of the California Cyber Crime Center (C4), a new initiative...

David Lennett: California Orders Changes to Thermostat Collection Program

Oct. 7, 2016 - Mercury is a powerful neurotoxin which, like lead, interferes with normal childhood development. The health concern it poses is well-known...

California Moms Whose Kids Depend On Mylan’s EpiPen Condemn Deceptive TV Ads Against Prop...

SANTA MONICA, CA, Oct. 10, 2016 - After news broke Friday that Mylan must pay $465 million for overcharging Medicaid for the EpiPen, mothers...

The 2016 Proposition Song – California Voter Foundation

October 7, 2016 - Learn about the 17 propositions on California's November 2016 ballot in less than 5 minutes! This sing-along song covers each...

Record Number of 18,251,826 Californians Now Registered to Vote

SACRAMENTO October 5, 2016 - A record 18,251,826 Californians are registered to vote Secretary of State Alex Padilla reported today. California’s record breaking 18.2...

New fault discovered in earthquake-prone Southern California region

October 5, 2016 - A swarm of nearly 200 small earthquakes that shook Southern California residents in the Salton Sea area last week raised...

Statewide Water Conservation Drops Below 18 Percent in August​

SACRAMENTO, Oct. 5, 2016 — The State Water Resources Control Board today announced that urban Californians’ monthly water conservation declined to 17.7 percent in...

Report: Banned for Decades, Dangerous Monsanto Chemical Remains in Thousands of Schools – including...

WASHINGTON October 5, 2016 - Up to 14 million students in 26,000 U.S. schools could be exposed to unsafe levels of a notorious class...

Plan to Restore Native Species to High Elevation Aquatic Ecosystems Approved

SEQUOIA AND KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARKS, Calif. October 5, 2016 - Work to restore endangered frogs to high elevation aquatic ecosystems will be continuing...

Bill to Reduce Permanent Property Seizures by Law Enforcement Signed into Law

SACRAMENTO, CA, Sept. 30, 2016 — Under a new bill signed into law today, police will no longer be able to permanently forfeit property under...

Ocean Plastic Pollution Worse Than Expected

MOFFETT AIRFIELD/MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA, Oct. 3, 2016 - The Ocean Cleanup, the Dutch foundation developing advanced technologies to rid the oceans of plastic, today...