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CA Controller Publishes 2017 Salary Data for University of California and Community Colleges

CA Controller Publishes 2017 Salary Data for University of California and Community Colleges

SACRAMENTO — State Controller Betty T. Yee today updated her Government Compensation in California website to include 2017 self-reported data for the University of California and California Community College districts – a total of 428,661 positions and more than $19.21 billion in wages.  Users of the site can: View compensation levels on maps and search […]

Gas Tax Replacement Ballot Measure to Be Filed, Creates “Citizen Lockbox” to Fix Roads Without Tax Hikes

Gas Tax Replacement Ballot Measure to Be Filed, Creates “Citizen Lockbox” to Fix Roads Without Tax Hikes

WHAT: Leaders of the Yes on Prop 6 – Gas Tax Repeal Campaign will reveal a bold plan to fix California’s roads and improve infrastructure – all without a tax hike – when they officially file a statewide Ballot Measure with the California Attorney General on Tuesday. The Yes on Prop 6 campaign will release the […]

Kindergartner Allowed to Use Cannabis-Based Medicine in School to Treat Seizures

Kindergartner Allowed to Use Cannabis-Based Medicine in School to Treat Seizures

Neetu Chandak | Contributor A California judge ruled that a kindergartner can use a cannabis-based medicine in her school. Brooke Adams suffers from a rare form of epilepsy called Dravet Syndrome. The judge previously gave a temporary order to let Adams to attend school while allowing a school nurse to administer the cannabis-based medicine. A […]

Farmers thought they had 20 years to use groundwater as they wished — maybe not anymore

Farmers thought they had 20 years to use groundwater as they wished — maybe not anymore

BY DALE KASLER dkasler@sacbee.com California farmers are laboring under a daunting edict: They must stop over-pumping groundwater from beneath their ranches. The saving grace is that state law gives them more than 20 years to do it. Now, however, a landmark court ruling could force many farmers to curb their groundwater consumption much sooner than that, landing like […]

California Gov Jerry Brown Signs Law Allowing People to Kill Their Family in Assisted Suicides

California Gov Jerry Brown Signs Law Allowing People to Kill Their Family in Assisted Suicides

By  ALEXANDRA SNYDER   California governor Jerry Brown signed into law yesterday a bill (AB 282) that allows any person to “aid, advise, and encourage” suicide under the state’s assisted suicide law. Until now, these actions were felonies, as the state had a longstanding policy to protect people from self-harm. The bill was introduced in the […]

California High-Speed Rail Proposes Controversial Burbank-to-Palmdale Route

California High-Speed Rail Proposes Controversial Burbank-to-Palmdale Route

By Chriss Street The California High Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) surprised local communities on Wednesday by proposing a controversial Burbank-to-Palmdale route featuring above-ground tracks. The Los Angeles Times reported that the proposed 38-mile track alignment will cross the San Gabriel Mountains via a series of at grade sections and five separate tunnels. The bullet train’s original route, offered in […]

Governor Brown Endangers Public Health By Signing Street Vendor Legislation

Governor Brown Endangers Public Health By Signing Street Vendor Legislation

    Governor Brown signed into law Senator Ricardo Lara’s legislation, SB 946, Sidewalk Vendors. “It was a great disappointment when Governor Brown signed a bill to, essentially, legalize street vending on California public sidewalks,” Robin Hvidston, Executive Director of We The People Rising and CA State Coordinator for The Remembrance Project, said. “Members of […]

Gov Jerry Brown | ‘Something’s Got to Happen to Trump, People Must ‘GET RID OF HIM’

Gov Jerry Brown | ‘Something’s Got to Happen to Trump, People Must ‘GET RID OF HIM’

Joshua Gill | Religion Reporter   Democratic California Gov. Jerry Brown called President Donald Trump a “saboteur” and claimed Trump would undermine America “if we don’t get rid of him.” Brown made the appeal to rid America of Trump in an interview with MSNBC at a climate change summit in San Francisco earlier in September in which he […]

‘Truth in Accounting’ Awards 10 States “F” Grades

‘Truth in Accounting’ Awards 10 States “F” Grades

By Chriss Street A new financial review awarded “F” grades to 10 states that did not have balanced budgets and have taxpayer burdens of over $20,000 per year. The bi-partisan Truth in Accounting (TIA) review plows through the voluminous comprehensive annual financial reports (CAFRs) for each of the 50 states to determine their solvency and burden […]

California Highway Patrol (CAHP) Credit Union Establishes Memorial Fund for Fallen Deputy Mark Stasyuk

California Highway Patrol (CAHP) Credit Union Establishes Memorial Fund for Fallen Deputy Mark Stasyuk

Rancho Cordova, CA — The CAHP Credit Union has established a memorial fund in honor of fallen Deputy Mark Stasyuk.  One hundred percent of all donations received will go directly to Deputy Stasyuk’s wife.  The CAHP Credit Union is covering all processing fees and administrative responsibilities. On September 17, 2018, at approximately 1:44PM, a member […]