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Op-Ed: Miriam Rotkin-Ellman: Burden of the Boom: Who Will Pay the Price for Fracking in California?

Oct 24, 2014

Oct. 22, 2014 - From polluted skies to contaminated drinking water and hazardous waste, communities of color in California get way more than their fair share. If the oil and gas industry gets their way, drilling – and the environmental and health threats from fracking, acidizing, and other technologies – will be piled...

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State Task Force Takes Aim at Criminal Tax Evasion

Oct 24, 2014

Sacramento October 24, 2014 - Tax evasion robs California of roughly $8.5 billion every year—funds which are vital to public services such as education, healthcare, and public safety. As a partner of the Tax Recovery and Criminal Enforcement (TRaCE) Task Force, the Board of Equalization recently introduced and is host to the new

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Tahoe Snow Creek Restoration Project Earns Award

Oct 24, 2014

October 24, 2014 - Placer County’s restoration of a once-contaminated and environmentally damaged site in Tahoe Vista on Lake Tahoe’s North Shore was recently awarded the Envision Platinum award. The Snow Creek Stream Environment Zone Restoration Project was a cooperative effort led by the Department of Public Works’ Tahoe Engineering Division office.

The site was...

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Wood Stove Replacement Program Now Open for Lake Tahoe Residents

Oct 24, 2014

Auburn, Calif., October 24, 2014 - The Placer County Air Pollution Control District (PCAPCD) today launched their Burn Bright Burn Right Wood Stove Replacement Program. The replacement program provides financial incentives to encourage Lake Tahoe property owners to replace older non-certified wood burning appliances, such as fireplaces and wood stoves, with newer cleaner-burning units.

The...

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California’s State Budget – Infographic

Oct 24, 2014
California’s State Budget – Infographic

October 24, 2014 - This infographic presents information about the current state budget (2014-15) and compares the level of spending and revenues assumed in the current budget to historical levels since 1950-51. As a share of personal income—one broad measure of the size of the California economy—state spending has been relatively flat since the...

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Sacramento County Deputy Shot in Arden Area; Suspects in Red F-150 Truck

Oct 24, 2014
Sacramento County Deputy Shot in Arden Area; Suspects in Red F-150 Truck

SACRAMENTO- Officers are looking for a red Ford F-150, California license plate# 8J34411 in connection with the shooting of a deputy in the Arden area. A Sacramento County Sheriff’s deputy has been shot in the Arden Arcade area. Their condition is not known at this time. There are also reports another person has been...

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Film with anti-semitic producer that challenges Copernican revelation that Earth is not at center of the universe premieres in Illinois

Oct 24, 2014

October 24, 2014 - A major “documentary” whose executive producer is a radical anti-Semite is set to premiere this Friday in an Illinois cinema complex owned by a firm that was started by a Polish-Jewish immigrant and is still run by his son and grandson.

The film, “The Principle,” has not yet been...

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A 3D Map of the Adolescent Universe

Oct 24, 2014
A 3D Map of the Adolescent Universe

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Nation’s “personality” influences its environmental stewardship, shows new study

Oct 24, 2014

TORONTO, Canada, Oct. 23, 2014 - Countries with higher levels of compassion and openness score better when it comes to environmental sustainability, says research from the University of Toronto.

A new study by Jacob Hirsh, an Assistant Professor of Organizational Behaviour & Human Resource Management at the University of Toronto Mississauga's Institute for Management &...

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Domestic Violence Prosecutor Makes Positive Impact on Young Victims

Oct 24, 2014
Domestic Violence Prosecutor Makes Positive Impact on Young Victims

SACRAMENTO- Sitting casually at his desk inside the Sacramento County District Attorney’s Office downtown, Paul Durenberger’s eyes are fixed on his computer monitor, showcasing a smile that just won’t go away. “It’s interesting to see these kids come together and realize they have a lot of stuff in common,” Durenberger notes without taking his...

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