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At an Earth Day press conference at the State Capitol, Senator Mike McGuire (D-Healdsburg) announced the introduction of legislation, Senate Bill 788, to forever protect the coast of California from ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Apr 22, 2015 at 05:46 PM PDT with 26 Recommends
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) is currently performing what we in the Jewish faith call a mitzvah. Despite the Administration's shameful continued appeasement of glorified Holocaust denial from the Turkish ...
by Red Sox
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Apr 22, 2015 at 02:42 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
On March 25 I introduced legislation that would recognize the disparate impact that global warming will have on women. Specifically, I cited women with limited socioeconomic resources who might be ...
by Barbara Lee
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Apr 22, 2015 at 07:25 AM PDT with 31 Recommends
The US Congress is just full of GOP macho men, it seems. Among them is California Representative Steve Knight of CA's 25th District. From ...
by librarisingnsf
Comment Count 36 comments on Tue Apr 21, 2015 at 05:19 PM PDT with 45 Recommends
San Bernardino County Sheriff's deputies were caught by a camera on a news helicopter severely beating Francis Jared Pusok after ...
by Jen Hayden
Comment Count 73 comments on Tue Apr 21, 2015 at 12:42 PM PDT with 143 Recommends
A group calling itself the Privacy for All coalition has filed what they call the Personal Privacy Protection Act for consideration as a ballot initiative in California. The PPPA is indeed all ...
by rserven
Comment Count 48 comments on Mon Apr 20, 2015 at 04:00 PM PDT with 82 Recommends
Sacramento, CA- Restore the Delta (RTD), opponents of Gov. Brown’s rush to build massive underground water tunnels that would drain the Delta and doom sustainable farms, salmon and other Pacific ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Apr 20, 2015 at 10:18 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
Karen England of the Capitol Resource Institute wants to be certain everyone is peeing in the right place. California's most paranoid citizens have now come up with a ballot initiative ...
by Kerry Eleveld
Comment Count 150 comments on Mon Apr 20, 2015 at 09:36 AM PDT with 65 Recommends
Gerrymandering isn't the only thing giving Republicans a guaranteed majority in the US House and a bunch of state legislatures, but it is most of it. Clearly, what Democrats have been doing to ...
by ericf
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Apr 20, 2015 at 07:51 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Is it the attraction to make the entire area of CE 750 West Asia / North Africa like the libertarian paradise of Somalia or are there simply existential and generational reasons no different than ...
by annieli
Comment Count 16 comments on Mon Apr 20, 2015 at 01:25 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
The Earth’s climate changes naturally and gradually over long periods of time due to geological forces. The climate can also change abruptly. These abrupt changes can be due to geological forces ...
by GregWright
Comment Count 11 comments on Sun Apr 19, 2015 at 12:50 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
I went out on my front porch just about fifteen minutes ago to sit in the shade and do some grading but the air was so smoky I had to retreat back inside. I live in Claremont, about 25 miles north ...
by Doctor Jazz
Comment Count 19 comments on Sun Apr 19, 2015 at 12:07 PM PDT with 67 Recommends
The California Fish and Game Commission today unanimously approved a controversial emergency regulation by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) to close 5.5 miles of spawning ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Apr 17, 2015 at 08:48 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
Yes, you read that headline correctly. As Capital & Main explained : "It happens every spring: The start of baseball season and the Chamber of Commerce’s ...
by Kstein1
Comment Count 15 comments on Sat Apr 18, 2015 at 05:45 AM PDT with 38 Recommends
After convening agribusiness, urban water agency and corporate "environmental" NGO leaders to discuss the drought last week, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. will hold another closed door meeting in ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Apr 16, 2015 at 11:41 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
Steps 1 through 3 After approving and getting permits and buying land and making deals over the past six years, the $1 billion Carlsbad, California desalination facility's construction is close to ...
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 19 comments on Thu Apr 16, 2015 at 10:15 AM PDT with 25 Recommends
George Lucas first purchased a large plot of land in Marin County in 1978. He built Skywalker Ranch and began movie production shortly thereafter. In 1996, Marin County executives agreed to Lucas' ...
by Jen Hayden
Comment Count 360 comments on Thu Apr 16, 2015 at 09:49 AM PDT with 158 Recommends
The anti vaccine cult has hit another low, sending out violent death threats against California Senator Richard Pan , who introduced 
by SkepticalRaptor
Comment Count 81 comments on Wed Apr 15, 2015 at 02:13 PM PDT with 37 Recommends
While states and cities ...
by Shaun King
Comment Count 126 comments on Tue Apr 14, 2015 at 12:39 PM PDT with 303 Recommends
This post wraps up my water supply topic. My last post covered harmful industrial pollution polices and some ways to reduce their impact. This post will cover the problems associated with ...
by GregWright
Comment Count 36 comments on Tue Apr 14, 2015 at 11:05 AM PDT with 45 Recommends