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Congress Debates Reauthorization of Expired Violence Against Women Act

March 20, 2019 - The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), a landmark piece of legislation that was the first to offer clear protections for...

Monsanto Asks Trump EPA to OK Drift-prone Pesticide on 90 Million Acres of Corn

WASHINGTON, March 19, 2019 - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced it will consider allowing the highly drift-prone pesticide dicamba to be sprayed on...

WHO appeals for US$ 5.3 million to respond to trauma and emergency care needs...

Gaza, oPt, March 18, 2019 - The World Health Organization (WHO) is appealing for US$ 5.3 million to provide life- and limb-saving interventions to...

US government uses several clandestine shelters to detain immigrant children

March 18, 2019 - The federal government is relying on secret shelters to hold unaccompanied minors, in possible violation of the long-standing rules for...

Hina Shamsi: Keeping Civilian Drone Deaths Secret Keeps Them Going

March 18, 2019 - In an executive order last week, President Trump ended a requirement for the government to tell the public its official count of...

New global standard counts the cost of environmental damage

March 18, 2019 - Environmental damage costs society enormous amounts of money - and often leaves future generations to foot the bill. Now, a...

Truckee Town-Wide Snow Removal Operations

February 22, 2019 - As the Town works to keep the roads clear of snow, we request that you help by parking only in...

PCFFA comments on PG&E withdrawal notice for Potter Valley Project

San Francisco, Calif. — Jan. 27, 2019 On Friday the Pacific Gas and Electric Company sent a letter to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission...

Advocacy Groups Submit Comments Opposing Trump’s Asylum Ban

Jan. 11, 2019 - In November, President Trump took the unprecedented action of banning asylum for individuals who enter the United States between ports...

Melting ice sheets release tons of methane into the atmosphere, study finds

Jan. 4, 2019 - The Greenland Ice Sheet emits tons of methane according to a new study, showing that subglacial biological activity impacts the...

Updated elections results for Nevada County

NEVADA CITY, Calif. November 13, 2018 - The latest update from the Nevada County Elections Office adds 9,177 ballots to the previous...

UN General Assembly renews long-standing call for end to US embargo against Cuba

Nov. 1, 2018 - The United Nations General Assembly has overwhelmingly voted in favour of condemning the United States economic, commercial and financial embargo...

Conservation Organizations Seek Protection for California’s Endangered Bumble Bees

SACRAMENTO, Calif. October 16, 2018 - Today conservation and food safety groups filed a petition with the California Fish and Game Commission to list...

U.S. District Court Denies Motion to Dissolve Nationwide Injunction Blocking Transgender Military Ban in...

RIVERSIDE, Calif. Sept. 18, 2018 — The U.S. District Court for the Central District of California rejected the Trump-Pence Administration’s latest attempt to implement...

Carr and Mendocino Complex fire insurance claims top $845 million

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. Sept. 6, 2018 — Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones today announced that insured residential and commercial losses from the Carr and Mendocino Complex...

Mechanical issue possible cause of fatal RV accident on Hwy 20

August 7, 2018 - At approximately 5:01 PM yesterday (Monday) evening, Mr. Lukas Ross, a 32-year old resident of Nampa, Idaho,  was driving a...

Free Picnic Pops concert on Sunday on July 22

NEVADA CITY, Calif. July 12, 2018 - The Nevada County Concert Band continues its 47th season with the third of four Picnic Pops Concerts...

Listen to Children Who’ve Just Been Separated From Their Parents at the Border

June 18, 2018 - The desperate sobbing of 10 Central American children, separated from their parents one day last week by immigration authorities at...

California Lawmakers Move to Ensure Lead-Free Water in Child Care Centers

May 17, 2018 - California lawmakers are moving toward ensuring that lead-free drinking water is required in all child care centers, catching up with...

Caltrans Sierra Roadwork Schedule Sunday through Saturday, April 29 – May 5, 2018

April 29, 2018 - Sierra Roadwork Schedule Sunday through Saturday, April 29 – May 5, 2018   LONG-TERM PROJECTS Interstate 80 (Placer County) from Long Ravine underpass...