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Field Poll: Most Democrats want Sanders to step aside and throw support to Clinton. Clinton holds huge lead over Trump among all California voters.

Jul 7, 2016

July 7, 2016 - Most California Democrats (53%) want Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders to step aside and throw his support to presumptive nominee Hillary Clinton. However, a sizeable segment of this state's Democrats (38%) feel Sanders should continue his ...

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California Rice Commission
California Ricelands Waterbird Foundation off to a Good Start

California Ricelands Waterbird Foundation off to a Good Start

Working to enhance ricelands as waterbird habitat, the foundation is starting out strong.Read more on Paul Buttner's blog

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Statewide Water Conservation Grows to 28 Percent in May

Jul 6, 2016
Statewide Water Conservation Grows to 28 Percent in May

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California Stem Cell Report
Influential Scientific Journal Rips Effort to Loosen Stem Cell Research Rules

The prestigious journal Nature today editorialized against easing federal regulation of stem cell treatments, a major blow to the campaign by the California stem cell agency to speed such therapies to the marketplace.

The headline on the piece said,

"FDA should stand firm on stem cell treatments."
The unsigned editorial declared that those who contend...

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State Protection Sought for Rare Alpine Flower in Northwest California

Jul 5, 2016

EUREKA, Calif. July 5, 2016— The Center for Biological Diversity and an independent expert filed a state petition today to protect the Lassics lupine, a rare mountain wildflower that is now restricted to fewer than four acres in Humboldt and Trinity counties. The petition to protect the lupine under the California Endangered Species Act...

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HealthyCal.org
Transgender Patients Find Medical Home in L.A.

Jul 4, 2016
Transgender Patients Find Medical Home in L.A.

Diana Feliz Oliva, the Transgender Health Program’s Coordinator. Photo: Jessica Portner

By Jessica Portner

When Mikki del Monico, a 49-year-old filmmaker, walked into the just-opened Transgender Health Program more than two years ago, he knew exactly what he wanted because he’d been waiting for it his whole life—hormone replacement therapy, surgical referrals and a welcoming...

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Cal OES Activates Cal Guard Helicopters in Support of Cal Fire Operations at Deer and Curry Fires

Jul 4, 2016

SACRAMENTO, Calif. July 4, 2016 - At the request of the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services, the California National Guard deployed four of its helicopters and aircrews Sunday morning to assist California Department of Fire and Forestry Protection (CAL FIRE) firefighting operations at the Deer and Curry Fires. The request came Friday through...

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HealthyCal.org
The debate over marijuana legalization and kids

The debate over marijuana legalization and kids

By Lisa Renner

The pending ballot battle over a proposal to legalize recreational marijuana in California raises a crucial question: would the change expose more children to pot or protect youth from access to the drug by tightening regulations?

Opinion from public officials and advocates is sharply divided as the “Adult Use of Marijuana Act”...

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HealthyCal.org
Useful Design, Useful Aging: Exploring the Tech Galaxy With Longevity Explorer

Useful Design, Useful Aging: Exploring the Tech Galaxy With Longevity Explorer

By Matt Perry

Richard Caro is a tightrope walker.

A successful entrepreneur with decades of experience in bringing high-tech products to market, he’s most recently turned his attention to aging and product design. On the surface, his Longevity Explorers assess the quality of products and technology. Yet Caro knows his work is about something...

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California Cities Struggle With Water Quality, and Poor Areas Suffer Most

California Cities Struggle With Water Quality, and Poor Areas Suffer Most

In pockets of the Central Valley, residents are fighting for clean drinking water, and those in low-income areas have been impacted the most.

The post California Cities Struggle With Water Quality, and Poor Areas Suffer Most appeared first on California Health Report.


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