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Modoc National Forest July 3 Lightning Fire Update

Jul 3, 2015

Alturas, Calif. July 3, 2015 - Although the most intense areas of lighting seemed to once again miss the Modoc National Forest, the few strikes touching down on the Forest did cause two fires yesterday afternoon. The Yellow Fire was last reported at t...

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State Reduces Water Use by Nearly 29 Percent In Advance of June Conservation Mandates

Jul 2, 2015

SACRAMENTO, July 1, 2015 – As the State continues to experience near-record and record hot conditions, increasing the severity of the drought’s effects on communities, agriculture and the environment, California’s urban water suppliers reported the highest level of conservation achieved to date for the month of May.

The State Water Resources Control Board (State Water...

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TechWire
Top 10 State IT Contracts of Fiscal Year 2014-15

Jul 2, 2015

Looking back at the past fiscal year, here are the top 10 largest single state IT contracts as reported to the Department of General Services. For more data, visit our spending dashboard here: https://www.techwire.net/spending/

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TechWire 2015 Mid-Year in Review: 16 Stories at the Halfway Point

Jul 2, 2015

With the year half gone, now is a good time to look in the rear-view mirror at the noteworthy stories that have made headlines on TechWire in 2015.

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KPMG Awarded $1M Consulting Contract at Department of Child Support Services

Jul 2, 2015

Under the contract, which was procured last month through a Master Service Agreement, KPMG will develop and deliver a system modernization technology roadmap, including an actionable system maintenance plan, according to the department.

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New Insurance Rule for Rideshare Drivers and Companies Goes into Effect

Jul 2, 2015

The California Department of Insurance is reminding ride-share drivers and companies such as Uber, Lyft and Sidecar that a new law effective July 1 requires them to carry liability insurance coverage. Under ridesharing legislation AB

California Rice Commission
Expanding Horizons

Expanding Horizons

An eventful first week for Rice Commission Intern Lauren LaGrande, including a State Capitol visit. Read her blog

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Gov. Brown Faces Rough Road in Quest to Repair California’s Freeways

Jul 2, 2015

After years of neglect, state officials estimate it will cost $59 billion to fix the now-crumbling roads and freeways that Gov. Edmund G. “Pat” Brown championed more than five decades ago. And it’s up to his son, Gov. Jerry Brown, to find the money.

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Mendocino National Forest enters fire restrictions

Jul 1, 2015

WILLOWS, Calif. July 1, 2015 - The Mendocino National Forest is entering into fire restrictions beginning Thursday, July 2 due to dry conditions and increased risk of wildfires. The fire restrictions will continue through the end of fire season.

Under the restrictions, fires, campfires, charcoal fires or stoves are prohibited on the National Forest unless...

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Highest Threat from Oil Trains in California Aligned with Race and Income: New Environmental Justice Report Links Dangerous Rail Routes with Census Data

Jul 1, 2015

Oakland, CA July 1, 2015 - Public interest groups today released the Crude Injustice on the Rails report evaluating the disparate threat to people of color and low-income communities from explosions and pollution from crude oil trains in California.

The groups ForestEthics and Communities for a Better Environment evaluated oil train routes and US Census...

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