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A newspaper ought to separate fact from fiction

Aug 1, 2016

When a small-business owner closes up shop, dumps six employees and blames the misfortune on minimum-wage increases, a newspaper ought to check out the story, especially this year. In April, Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law a measure that will … Continue reading

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Disparities in Who Receives a Flu Shot in California

Aug 1, 2016

By Hannah Guzik 

Most California adults don’t get a flu shot every year, but members of certain racial or ethnic groups are less likely to be immunized, according to a new study.

In California, black adults were 33 percent less likely than white adults to have received a flu shot in the past year, researchers...

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Governor Brown Issues Statement on Death of San Diego Police Officer

Jul 29, 2016

SACRAMENTO July 29, 2016 - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued the following statement regarding the death of San Diego Police Department Officer Jonathan DeGuzman:

“Anne and I were deeply saddened to learn of the tragic death of Officer Jonathan DeGuzman, who was shot and killed in the line of duty. Each day officers...

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SeaWorld Drops Lawsuit Against Coastal Commission Challenging Restrictions on Captive Orca Program

Jul 29, 2016

SAN DIEGO, July 28, 2016 - SeaWorld has requested dismissal of its lawsuit against the California Coastal Commission challenging conditions placed on its permit to expand tanks at the San Diego facility as part of their Blue World project. Those conditions required SeaWorld to end its captive breeding and transfer of orcas at the...

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Climate Change’s Fingerprints All Over California Wildfires

Jul 29, 2016
Climate Change’s Fingerprints All Over California Wildfires

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Watchdog Groups Settle First-Ever Prop 65 Lawsuit to Clean Up Polluting Oil and Gas Wastewater Pits

Jul 28, 2016

July 28, 2016 - A settlement agreement announced today between watchdog groups Association of Irritated Residents, Clean Water Fund and Center for Environmental Health, and oil and gas wastewater disposal company, Valley Water Management (Valley) will require the company to stop discharging toxic chemicals into groundwater at two of its facilities east of Bakersfield....

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Dan Bacher: Delta Tunnels: Restoring An Estuary by Diverting Its Water?

Jul 28, 2016

July 28, 2016 - After covering fish, water, and environmental justice issues in California and the West for over 30 years as an investigative journalist, I’ve concluded that the California Water Fix, the new name for the Delta Tunnels, is the most environmentally devastating public works project I've ever encountered.

I’ve published hundreds of articles...

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Legal Action Launched to Protect Western Snowy Plovers From California Beach Resort

Jul 28, 2016

July 28, 2016 - Environmental groups today sent a formal notice of intent to sue Security National Guarantee, the developer behind the Monterey Bay Shores Resort, a sprawling resort planned along the Monterey Bay that will bring thousands of visitors and harm a rare bird species, the western snowy plover. The U.S. Fish and...

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California Rice Commission
Heading for Harvest

Rice farmers like Michael Bosworth are watching fields progress heading towards harvest time.

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100% of vulnerable Tricolored Blackbird colonies on farmland saved

Jul 27, 2016
100% of vulnerable Tricolored Blackbird colonies on farmland saved

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