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In landmark ruling, court orders paint companies to pay to clean lead paint out of California homes

In landmark ruling, court orders paint companies to pay to clean lead paint out of California homes

In a ruling that could set a precedent for lawsuits over the effects of climate change, a panel of appeals judges on Tuesday found three paint manufacturers responsible for the health hazards of lead paint in California homes and upheld an order that they pay to abate the dangers. … paint in California homes and […]

California regulators issue recreational marijuana rules with weeks to go until legalization

California regulators issue recreational marijuana rules with weeks to go until legalization

California regulators have issued temporary rules governing the state’s voter-approved recreational marijuana marketplace in anticipation of retail weed sales becoming legal in less than two months. The California Bureau of Cannabis Control, Department of Food and Agriculture and Department of Public Health unveiled the emergency regulations Thursday, establishing guidelines for growers, distributors, testers and retailers […]

San Andreas Fault Hit By Earthquake Swarm

San Andreas Fault Hit By Earthquake Swarm

A 4.6-magnitude earthquake hit Monterey County in California on Monday morning—and it was felt as far as 90 miles away in San Francisco. The earthquake occurred near the San Andreas Fault at a depth …

California NAACP calls for removing ‘Star-Spangled Banner’ as national anthem

California NAACP calls for removing ‘Star-Spangled Banner’ as national anthem

The NAACP’s California chapter is calling on Congress to remove “The Star-Spangled Banner” as the country’s official anthem, deeming it “racist.” Resolutions passed at the NAACP state convention …

Tom Steyer to spend more on anti-Trump ads, remains undecided about running for office

Tom Steyer to spend more on anti-Trump ads, remains undecided about running for office

LOS ANGELES – Billionaire Democratic donor Tom Steyer said Thursday that he planned to double his spending on his impeachment campaign against President Donald Trump to $20 million. … recognition among voters. Feinstein has also faced criticism from California liberals for refusing to publicly back the idea of impeaching of Trump. Steyer said he had […]

CA Controller Reports Strong Sales Tax Keep October Revenues in Line with Estimates

CA Controller Reports Strong Sales Tax Keep October Revenues in Line with Estimates

State Controller Betty T. Yee reported today California’s total revenues of $6.74 billion for October were just $38.7 million shy of expectations, even with two of the state’s biggest revenue sources missing the mark. A strong month for retail sales made up for most of the shortfall. For the first four months of the 2017-18 […]

Political Corruption Is Deep: Candidate for Governor Speaks Out Against GOP

Political Corruption Is Deep:  Candidate for Governor Speaks Out Against GOP

By Stasyi Barth We all know this, right? I mean, we’re told this, on a daily basis and we should know this. So, why does it still exist? After all, WE are The People who are responsible in securing this beautiful nation and all of it’s Freedoms, to ensure our future generations have the same […]

California pension funds pushed by politicians to divest from gun industry

California pension funds pushed by politicians to divest from gun industry

By Steven Greenhut SACRAMENTO – California’s two major pension funds, the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) and the California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS), control more than $500 billion in total assets, making them two of Wall Street’s most influential investors. They also are government entities, and some California leaders want to use their investment […]

Treasurer Chiang Helps Communities Impacted by California’s Recent Wildfires Gain Access to Recovery Financing

Treasurer Chiang Helps Communities Impacted by California’s Recent Wildfires Gain Access to Recovery Financing

SACRAMENTO – State Treasurer John Chiang announced today that his office is introducing new financing programs and making current programs more accessible to residents, small businesses, advanced and green manufacturers, and community health clinics damaged by recent devastating wildfires. The State Treasurer’s Office offers low-cost financing and tax incentives for construction, manufacturing equipment, waste hauling, recycling […]

California treasurer wants state to study public bank option for pot businesses

California treasurer wants state to study public bank option for pot businesses

LOS ANGELES — California Treasurer John Chiang wants the state to consider creating a government-owned bank that could serve cannabis businesses, one of several recommendations aimed at helping bring …

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