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Acting Governor Torlakson Declares State of Emergency in Los Angeles and Monterey Counties

Jul 26, 2016

SACRAMENTO, Calif. July 26, 2016 - Acting Governor Tom Torlakson today issued emergency proclamations for Los Angeles and Monterey counties due to the effects of the Sand and Soberanes fires, which have burned tens of thousands of acres of land, threatened thousands of homes and other structures and caused the evacuation of residents.

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Soberanes Fire satellite image

Jul 25, 2016
Soberanes Fire satellite image

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Sand Fire Burn Scar (satellite imagery)

Jul 25, 2016
Sand Fire Burn Scar (satellite imagery)

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FEMA Fire Management Assistance Granted For Sand Fire

Jul 25, 2016

OAKLAND, Calif. July 25, 2016 - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to assist the state of California to combat the Sand Fire burning in Los Angeles County.

On July 23, 2016, the State of California submitted a request for a Fire Management...

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As California ages, demand soars for geriatricians

Jul 25, 2016

As California ages, demands soars for geriatricians. from California Health Report on Vimeo. The post As California ages, demand soars for geriatricians appeared first on California Health Report.

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Central Valley Heat Wave Means Extra Caution With Kids in Hot Cars

Jul 25, 2016

July 25, 2016 - Yesterday in Dallas, a three year old boy lost his life in a car during 100 degree heat. It will be much hotter than that in the Central Valley for the rest of the week, just the type of weather that can seriously injure or kill a child trapped...

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Commercial Fishing & Conservation Groups Join Native American Tribes’ Legal Action to Protect Klamath Salmon and Fishing Communities

Jul 25, 2016
Commercial Fishing & Conservation Groups Join Native American Tribes’ Legal Action to Protect Klamath Salmon and Fishing Communities

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Groups applaud proposal to cut methane pollution from California oil & gas facilities

Jul 25, 2016

SACRAMENTO, CA, July 25, 2016 - On July 21st, the California Air Resources Board first met to publicly consider its proposed rule to limit methane and associated toxic pollution from oil and gas facilities. While CARB still has the opportunity to strengthen the rule in a few key ways, environmental groups from around the...

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Retailers roll with new restriction on tobacco sales to minors

Jul 25, 2016
Retailers roll with new restriction on tobacco sales to minors

 

By Lisa Renner

At convenience stores and gas stations across the state, bright yellow signs are posted prominently on front doors: “Under 21/ No Tobacco.”

Libby Brown, a 16-year-old from Turlock, has no problem with the new state law, which went into effect in June, even though it raised the legal smoking age from 18.

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