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Controller John Chiang Says IT Procurement Task Force Recommendations Expected Soon

May 15, 2013
Controller John Chiang Says IT Procurement Task Force Recommendations Expected Soon

A high-profile group called the “Task Force on Reengineering IT Procurement for Success” announced by the State Controller’s Office (SCO) earlier this year may soon have recommendations on how to... Read more »

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Caltrans Sued Over Destructive Highway-widening Project in Remote Del Norte County

May 15, 2013

CRESCENT CITY, Calif. May 15, 2013 — Conservation groups filed a lawsuit today challenging a California Department of Transportation highway-widening project that threatens ancient redwoods, endangered salmon runs and public safety along the wild and...

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Brown, Legislature remain at odds on school finance overhaul

May 15, 2013
Brown, Legislature remain at odds on school finance overhaul

Gov. Jerry Brown reiterated his resolve to remake how California finances public schools by giving districts with large numbers of poor and/or English-learner students more money when he presented a revised state budget this week. "I think it's fair. ...

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Frogs in California harbor deadly amphibian pathogen, Stanford researchers find

May 15, 2013
Frogs in California harbor deadly amphibian pathogen, Stanford researchers find

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Senate approves Barbara Boxer’s bill for Sacramento levees

May 15, 2013
Senate approves Barbara Boxer’s bill for Sacramento levees

In a rare display of bipartisanship on major legislation, the U.S. Senate passed Sen. Barbara Boxer's water resources bill Wednesday. The $12.5 billion bill, which includes a long-sought authorization for levee improvements in Sacramento, drew overwhe...

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In May Revise, Gov. Brown Raids Fund to Tackle Climate Change

May 15, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO, May 15, 2013 - For months, hundreds of community members and advocates participated in workshops throughout California to figure out how to spend millions generated through the state's cap-and-trade program. Just when the groups finally...

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Modoc NF Officials Announce the Start of Fire Season

May 15, 2013

ALTURAS, Calif. May 15, 2013 – Modoc National Forest fire managers announce the 2013 Fire Season will officially begin Friday, May 17 at midnight. This means stations and the Modoc Interagency Communications Center will be staffed seven days a week w...

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Police arrest 13 union protesters at UC regents meeting

May 15, 2013
Police arrest 13 union protesters at UC regents meeting

By Laurel Rosenhall lrosenhall@sacbee.com University of California police arrested 13 people this morning who staged a noisy but orderly protest during the governing board of regents' meeting at the Sacramento Convention Center. Hospital workers wh...

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NRA Admits Ignorance of Basic Facts About Lead Ammo’s Lethal Toll on Endangered Condors

May 15, 2013

WASHINGTON, May 14, 2013 - The Center for Biological Diversity sent a letter today to NRA head Wayne LaPierre in response to an unusual request from the gun group seeking information about how lead ammunition poisons endangered California condors. The ...

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Former California Deputy CIO Michael Locatis Leaves Federal Post for Private Sector

May 15, 2013
Former California Deputy CIO Michael Locatis Leaves Federal Post for Private Sector

After serving in the public sector for nine years — at all three levels of government — Michael Locatis is heading back to the private sector. Most recently, Locatis served... Read more »

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