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Op-Ed: Adam Scow: CA Water Bond Won’t Create New Water

Aug 15, 2014

OAKLAND, CA, Aug. 15, 2014 - Statement by Adam Scow, California Director, Food & Water Watch

Food & Water Watch is disappointed with the $7.5 billion water bond passed by the State Legislature and Governor Brown, now slated for the November ballot. While this bond will not solve California's water problems, it will stick taxpayers...

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New York Outpaces California in Reducing Black/White Life Expectancy Gap

Aug 15, 2014

By Fran Kritz A new study by researchers at McGill University finds that more needs to be done to reduce the wide variability among U.S. states in life expectancy between blacks and whites. While racial differences in longevity have dropped across the ...

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State and Federal Wildlife Managers Preparing Habitat for Migrating Birds

Aug 15, 2014

Aug. 14, 2014 - Each year millions of birds migrate along the Pacific Flyway relying on a diverse string of habitats that stretch from Alaska and Canada to Central and South America. While the wetlands of the Central Valley provide less than 5 percent of the habitat historically available, they are critical as a...

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Resource Agency Officers Arrest Pot Growers in Austin Creek State Recreation Area in Sonoma County

Aug 15, 2014

Aug. 14, 2014 - Law enforcement officers from the California Natural Resources Agency arrested four men for cultivating marijuana in a remote area of Austin Creek State Recreation Area in Sonoma County over the weekend. California State Park Rangers h...

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Fields of Fear

Aug 15, 2014

By Lily Dayton When Maricruz Ladino started a job at a Salinas lettuce packing plant in 2005, her supervisor began making sexual advances, insinuating that if she didn’t succumb to his sexual demands he would fire her. Then, one day the supervisor drove her to an isolated field—supposedly to inspect the crops. Instead, Ladino says,...

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CHP Vehicle Impoundments Disproportionately Impacted Latinos

Aug 15, 2014

FRESNO, Aug. 14, 2014 - Today the ACLU of California (ACLU) and the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) released a report confirming the Latino community's experience of being targeted for suspected unlicensed driving by California Highway Patrol (CHP) officers in Fresno County, with two officers being largely responsible for the racially disparate impact. ...

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546,335 Acres in 9 Western States Proposed as Protected Critical Habitat for Yellow-billed Cuckoos

Aug 15, 2014
546,335 Acres in 9 Western States Proposed as Protected Critical Habitat for Yellow-billed Cuckoos

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Lawsuit Launched to Protect San Diego’s Vanishing Wetlands From Airport Runway Project

Aug 15, 2014

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 14, 2014 — Conservation groups today formally notified the Federal Aviation Administration of plans to file a lawsuit to protect sensitive wetlands and endangered species at the Brown Field Municipal Airport near the San Diego border with Mexico. The FAA is funding a runway reconstruction project and failed to include protections...

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TechWire
How San Francisco Plans to Reinvigorate Its Open Data Program

Aug 15, 2014

Joy Bonaguro, who was named San Francisco's first chief data officer in February, has been tasked with taking San Francisco’s open data program to the next level.

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Report: Auto Industry on Cusp of Hydrogen Revolution

Aug 15, 2014

UC Davis transit experts say the key to rollout is building clusters of hydrogen stations in urban and regional markets.

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