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Legislature approves $50-per-month diaper benefit

Legislature approves $50-per-month diaper benefit

Going Solar Could Replace Your Electric Bill

Going Solar Could Replace Your Electric Bill

Gilmore Heating, Air, Solar recommends environmentally friendly and cost-effective, renewable energy source for Sacramento homeowners PLACERVILLE, Calif., Aug. 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Smart, instantaneous, and renewable. That’s the solar energy of today, and it’s becoming the option of choice for environmentally-conscious consumers. California is leading the way to solar energy, and Gilmore Heating, Air, Solar […]

New service to secure, ease and modernize how 2,450 California agencies invest Millions each day

New service to secure, ease and modernize how 2,450 California agencies invest Millions each day

State Treasurer John Chiang announced today a new service that will secure, ease and modernize how 2,450 California agencies invest hundreds of millions of dollars each day. LAIF Online will bring the antiquated investment system into alignment with 21st Century banking technology. LAIF, which stands for Local Agency Investment Fund, was first created in 1977 to […]

Assembly OKs CARB accountability measure, climate agenda headed to governor

Assembly OKs CARB accountability measure, climate agenda headed to governor

Lawmakers on Wednesday sent a measure to Gov. Jerry Brown creating legislative oversight of the California Air Resources Board — a vital piece in the state’s climate agenda. Assembly Bill 197’s companion legislation, SB32, which expands CARB’s authority to create and implement programs to meet reduced greenhouse gas emission targets, can only become law if the […]

3 Reasons This Bill to Protect Planned Parenthood Should Fail

3 Reasons This Bill to Protect Planned Parenthood Should Fail

After David Daleiden secretly filmed Planned Parenthood employees discussing the dismemberment and sale of parts of aborted human babies, medications you may recall, dosage a Texas grand jury indicted him, but not Planned Parenthood, for trafficking human organs. Daleiden is the head of the pro-life Centers for Medical Progress, which last year released the series […]

Bill to allow more felons to vote heads to Jerry Brown

Bill to allow more felons to vote heads to Jerry Brown

Assembly approves bill establishing state-run retirement accounts for all

Assembly approves bill establishing state-run retirement accounts for all

A savings-for-all plan passed the Assembly on Thursday that, if signed into law, will automatically enroll many employees into a state-run individual retirement system. Secure Choice, if implemented, would require employers of five or more people to automatically enroll employees into portable retirement accounts, with an opt-out clause for the individual. Proponents of the measure […]

A Tax On Soda Slashes Soda Consumption In California

A Tax On Soda Slashes Soda Consumption In California

A new study shows that the tax on soda and sugary beverages has dropped consumption on said drinks by a fifth in low-income neighborhoods of Berkley, unhealthy Calif. California was the first state in the nation to pass a tax on sugary drinks in March of 2015, generic in efforts to encourage more healthy behavior. […]

SoCalGas Releases New Video Demonstrating Aliso Canyon Storage Facility Operational Enhancements

SoCalGas Releases New Video Demonstrating Aliso Canyon Storage Facility Operational Enhancements

Ongoing testing and continuous monitoring provides additional assurance that facility critical to region’s energy reliability will operate safely LOS ANGELES, Aug. 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) today released a new video demonstrating several operational enhancements and tools to monitor field operations at the Aliso Canyon natural gas storage facility, including daily […]

California’s drought and wildfires threaten endangered frog

California’s drought and wildfires threaten endangered frog

   A half-century ago, buy hundreds of streams cascading down the San Gabriel, San Bernardino and San Jacinto mountains in California were packed with fist-size mountain yellow-legged frogs competing for mating rights. Today, fewer than 400 of the endangered frogs are holed up in five hard-to-reach streams, all of them reduced to ribbons of shrinking […]