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Advocacy Group Applies for Google Project

Oct 28, 2014

Environmental advocacy groups that are keeping tabs on mountaintop removal mining operations in West Virginia may soon have a new set of watchful eyes more than 200 miles above Earth.

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PG&E Prepares to Open New Power Grid Command Center in Fresno

Oct 28, 2014

The Fresno center will be responsible for managing the electrical distribution grid for an area that ranges from Stockton to Bakersfield and includes between 16 million and 18 million power customers.

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Fall color in California’s Eastern Sierra

Fall color in California’s Eastern Sierra

In early October I spent a long weekend in one of my favorite places on earth: California’s Eastern Sierra. If you don’t quite know where that is, don’t feel bad. Many Californians aren’t sure either.

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Fall-flowering rabbitbrush (Ericameria parryi) on Monitor Pass,...

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California Stem Cell Report
Correction

The item Oct. 26, 2014, dealing with news coverage of theAlpha stem cell clinic plan misidentified the person directing the UCLA/UC Irvine effort. The principal investigator on the project is John Adams, a member of the UCLA Broad Stem Cell Research Ce...

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California Dungeness Crab Season to Open Nov. 1, 2014

Oct 27, 2014
California Dungeness Crab Season to Open Nov. 1, 2014

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Rep. Garamendi Urges Action on Wildfire Funding in Letter to House Leaders

Oct 27, 2014

YUBA CITY, Calif. October 27, 2014 - Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA-03), a former Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior, sent a letter to Speaker John Boehner and Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi urging an immediate vote on wildfire funding when Congress returns to Washington during the November-December “lame duck” session.

“The U.S....

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Forest Service Agrees to Reconsider Wilderness Protection in Los Padres National Forest

Oct 27, 2014

GOLETA, CA, Oct. 24, 2014 — Conservation groups today praised a decision by the U.S. Forest Service to consider stronger protections for wildlife and wildlands across 221,579 acres throughout the Los Padres National Forest in the remote backcountry of Santa Barbara, Ventura and Kern counties.

The decision directs forest officials with the Los Padres...

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CHP ‘Shifts Gears’ with new, revised teen driver program

Oct 27, 2014

SACRAMENTO, Calif. October 27, 2014 - Collisions remain the number one killer of American teenagers, killing almost as many drivers as passengers, and killing more kids than homicide or suicide. The same holds true in California. Saving teen lives through education is a mission of the California Highway Patrol (CHP), which is...

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Franchise Tax Board Accepting Bids for Security Monitoring System

Oct 27, 2014

Final bids are due Oct. 29 for a Franchise Tax Board project that is seeking to procure and install a commercial- off-the-shelf system for security monitoring and auditing the organization’s data.

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Bentley Systems Awarded $6.9 Million Caltrans Contract

Oct 27, 2014

The Exton, Penn.-based company has worked with Caltrans for more than two decades.

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