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CARB, NOAA, NASA and San Jose State University scientists team up to study ozone transported across Pacific

Jun 17, 2016
CARB, NOAA, NASA and San Jose State University scientists team up to study ozone transported across Pacific

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YubaNet.com
Lawmakers OK Plan for Pioneering Gun Violence Research Center in California

Jun 17, 2016

June 17, 2016 - California lawmakers have agreed to spend $5 million to open a first-in-the-nation gun violence research center, a move intended to circumvent a ban on federal firearm studies.

The research center, which would be based at a campus in the University of California system, would take over a job the federal government...

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New Motor Voter Act Could Diversify Electorate, Expand It 10 Percent in First Year

Jun 17, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, June 17, 2016 - The New Motor Voter Act could make California’s electorate significantly more representative of the state as a whole and could add more than 2 million people to the voter rolls in the first year—an increase of more than 10 percent. However, key implementation issues will determine whether...

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Interactive map shows 12 million+ Americans nationwide live in the oil & gas threat zone, including California

Jun 16, 2016
Interactive map shows 12 million+ Americans nationwide live in the oil & gas threat zone, including California

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HealthyCal.org
Confronted with Evidence on Teenage Sleep, Some California Schools Move to Start Later

Jun 16, 2016
Confronted with Evidence on Teenage Sleep, Some California Schools Move to Start Later

Teenagers need more sleep than adults, and early start times for school aren’t helping. The American Academy of Pediatrics recently began to advocate for starting high school at 8:30 a.m. in hopes of better meeting students’ sleep needs. This could also help combat depression, reduce car accidents and help with other health problems that can...

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CA Legal Orgs Bring First-of-its-kind Lawsuit Challenging Harmful Driver’s License Suspension Policies in Solano County

Jun 16, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, June 15, 2016 - A lawsuit was filed today against Solano County Superior Court, challenging the court’s practice of suspending the driver’s licenses of people who are too poor to pay exorbitant traffic fines. In 2015, over 11,000 driver’s licenses were suspended in Solano County for failure to pay alone. In...

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UCLA scientists discover protective strategy against pesticide-linked Parkinson’s disease

Jun 16, 2016

June 16, 2016 - Exposure to a group of common pesticides, called dithiocarbamates, has long been associated with an increased risk of Parkinson's disease, although the mechanism by which the compounds exert their toxicity on the brain has not been completely understood. A new UCLA study sheds light on the toxicity of the compounds...

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YubaNet.com
California ‘street tree’ benefits valued at $1 billion

Jun 15, 2016
California ‘street tree’ benefits valued at $1 billion

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California Rice Commission
Farming is Teamwork

Farming is Teamwork

So many people make rice farming a success from farmers to marketers.Read more on Katie Moos' blog

Davis Vanguard
It’s Time for California to Legalize Marijuana

It’s Time for California to Legalize Marijuana

by Margaret Dooley-Sammuli California voters will be asked to legalize marijuana in November – and we couldn’t be happier that our state might finally end this chapter of the failed war on drugs. The last time Californians were given the option to legalize marijuana – Prop 19 in 2010 – it prompted then Governor...

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