Monday, October 22 2018

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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...

In Pompeo, Trump Taps First Known Climate Denier For Secretary of State

WASHINGTON, March 14, 2018 - If CIA Director Mike Pompeo becomes the next Secretary of State, he will be the first known climate denier...

Researchers issue first annual sea-level report cards for U.S. localities

March 14, 2018 - Researchers at William & Mary’s Virginia Institute of Marine Science are launching new web-based “report cards” to monitor and forecast...

Coalition of 23 AGs Files Suit to Block Illegal Rollback of Net Neutrality

NEW YORK, Feb. 22, 2018 – New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman led a coalition of 23 Attorneys General in filing a petition...

French Meadows project on the Tahoe National Forest is on course to accelerate forest...

January 30, 2018 - What improvements in water security do we receive as a side-benefit of accelerating the pace and scale of forest restoration? That...

How much can 252-million-year-old ecosystems tell us about modern Earth? A lot.

Dec. 11, 2017 - A whopping 252 million years ago, Earth was crawling with bizarre animals, including dinosaur cousins resembling Komodo dragons and bulky...

Placer County to assume snow removal duties in the Soda Springs area

December 1, 2017 - On August 8, 2017, the Board of Supervisors adopted a resolution approving a contract with Sugar Bowl Corporation for snow...

Cascade Fire Coroner’s Investigation – Douglas Way, Loma Rica

October 11, 2017 - The Yuba County Sheriff-Coroner’s Office is investigating the discovery of a body located at a burned residence in the 12000...

Stone Age child reveals that modern humans emerged more than 300,000 years ago

October 2, 2017 - South Africa is well-known for its hominin fossil record. But this time, results from a study of ancient DNA presented in the...

Bridgeport Fall Festival on Oct. 22

BRIDGEPORT-PENN VALLEY, CA, Sept. 21, 2017 - The South Yuba River Park Association (SYRPA) invites you to the Bridgeport Fall Festival on October 22....

Medical Students Not Trained to Prescribe Medical Marijuana

Sept. 18, 2017 - Although 29 states and the District of Columbia allow marijuana use for medical purposes, few medical students are being trained...

Trump Uses ‘Tired and Irrational’ Tactic of the Myth of Scarcity to Justify Transgender...

Aug. 25, 2017 - As the White House plans to produce guidelines in the coming days for the Pentagon regarding President Trump’s proposed transgender...

Heavily used pesticide linked to breathing problems in farmworkers’ children

Aug. 14, 2017 - Elemental sulfur, the most heavily used pesticide in California, may harm the respiratory health of children living near farms that...