California

Capitol Alert
Democratic super PAC reserves TV airtime in California

Apr 18, 2014
Democratic super PAC reserves TV airtime in California

In politics, it's never too early to plan. A Democratic super PAC announced Friday that it has reserved more than $800,000 in television time for the home stretch of the general election in California. House Majority PAC, which wades into conteste...

Tags: | |

Capitol Alert
FPPC investigating disclosure compliance by Tim Donnelly’s PAC

Apr 18, 2014
FPPC investigating disclosure compliance by Tim Donnelly’s PAC

The state agency overseeing campaign finance rules in California says Republican Tim Donnelly has failed for more than a year to file campaign finance statements for a political action committee he formed in 2012. The Fair Political Practices Commissi...

Tags: |

HealthyCal.org
Study: Nursing Homes Must Prepare for Influx of Alzheimer’s Patients

Apr 18, 2014

By Fran Kritz

A new study on Alzheimer’s disease by researchers at the University of Minnesota School of Public Health finds that a culture change is desperately needed for to help improve the quality of life for Alzheimer’s patients in nursing homes. Facilities also need help to prepare for the millions of patients expected to be...

Tags: | |

TechWire
Americans largely optimistic, but wary, about future technology

Apr 18, 2014
Americans largely optimistic, but wary, about future technology

Most Americans expect technology and science will one day bring about useful inventions like custom-grown human organs developed in labs. But their optimism comes with concern about the potential social... Read more »

The post Americans largely optimistic, but wary, about future technology appeared first on TechWire.net.


HealthyCal.org
What Else Do the Statistics From California’s Exchange Reveal?

Apr 18, 2014

By Hannah Guzik

Nearly 1.4 million people enrolled in a Covered California health plan, the state announced this week, after the open enrollment period ended Tuesday.

The big headline was that the enrollment total exceeded the state’s target. But included in the press release were statistics on who enrolled, how they enrolled and what health plan...

Tags: | |

Capitol Alert
Jerry Brown grants 63 pardons

Apr 18, 2014
Jerry Brown grants 63 pardons

Gov. Jerry Brown announced 63 pardons Friday, with the vast majority of the recipients convicted of long-ago drug crimes. The people pardoned, Brown wrote in the pardon messages, have "lived an honest and upright life, exhibited good moral character...

Tags: |

TechWire
CalCharge initiative may give battery makers energy synergy

Apr 18, 2014
CalCharge initiative may give battery makers energy synergy

David R. Baker, McClatchy News Service The Bay Area teems with startups focused on creating advanced batteries that can store enough energy to run phones, cars – even buildings. Now... Read more »

The post CalCharge initiative may give battery makers energy synergy appeared first on TechWire.net.


TechWire
L.A. faces three more years of deficits, budget official says

-
Apr 18, 2014
L.A. faces three more years of deficits, budget official says

David Zahniser, McClatchy News Service Los Angeles faces budget deficits through 2018 even if elected officials keep a lid on spending and secure new concessions from the workforce, the top... Read more »

The post L.A. faces three more years of deficits, budget official says appeared first on TechWire.net.


YubaNet.com
Free Environment-Based Curriculum Available for K-12 Students

Apr 18, 2014

SACRAMENTO, April 17, 2014 — As we celebrate National Environmental Education Week and look forward to Earth Day, CalRecycle is highlighting its efforts to increase environmental literacy in California K-12 classrooms through the state's landmark Education and the Environment Initiative curriculum.

"This first-in-the-nation curriculum helps students understand their relationship with the environment while building valuable...

Tags: |

YubaNet.com
Drought Relief Provides Food to California’s Hardest Hit Communities

Apr 18, 2014

Sacramento April 18, 2014 - As the hot, dry months approach and extreme drought grips much of the state, the California Department of Social Services' (CDSS) today announced that food banks in 24 drought-affected counties will be receiving shipments of food assistance. The first $5.1 million in food assistance will begin to hit food...

Tags: |


Newest Partners