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California battle over water and fish lands in court

California battle over water and fish lands in court

State and federal regulators have failed to protect Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta fish and the environment during the drought by repeatedly relaxing water-quality standards to keep water flowing to California cities and farms, medicine three conservation groups argued in a federal lawsuit filed Friday. The complaint against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency mirrors a persistent […]

High demand and thin housing supply crimp March California pending home sales, C.A.R. reports

High demand and thin housing supply crimp March California pending home sales, C.A.R. reports

LOS ANGELES, help April 25, pharmacy 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Statewide pending home sales in California decreased in March on an annual basis for the third straight month, salve reflecting high demand for a dearth of homes available for sale on the market, the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) said today. Pending home sales data: Statewide […]

Lawmaker accused of domestic violence to stay in Assembly leadership

Lawmaker accused of domestic violence to stay in Assembly leadership

Assemblyman Roger Hernández, who last week was placed under a temporary restraining order from his wife, will not be stripped of his committee chairmanship, Speaker Anthony Rendon said on Friday, despite pressure from the influential leaders of the women’s caucus. In a statement to CalWatchdog, Rendon, a Paramount Democrat, condemned domestic violence, but said he will not seek action at this […]

Uber Drivers In California Seek To Form Association With Teamsters

Uber Drivers In California Seek To Form Association With Teamsters

California Uber Drivers Begin Push to Affiliate with Teamsters Joint Council 7 SAN FRANCISCO, April 22, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — After receiving overwhelming outreach from Uber drivers, representatives of Teamsters Joint Council 7 have announced plans to form an association for workers in California’s rideshare industry. The drivers approached the Teamsters seeking benefits, a dispute resolution […]

California wage hike shock waves begin

California wage hike shock waves begin

Confronted with an impending hike to $15 in the California minimum wage, businesses, labor advocates and political analysts have all begun to shift strategies and tactics. Given current trends, the combined impact could be a smaller, more unionized workforce — that doesn’t always see the benefits wage activists have promised. The consequences will be quick and could […]

Following Massive Aliso Canyon Gas Leak, California Legislature Takes Smart Look at Energy Storage Bills

Following Massive Aliso Canyon Gas Leak, California Legislature Takes Smart Look at Energy Storage Bills

CESA Supports Four Bills That Will Advance Energy Storage Solutions in California SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 20, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — In light of the massive recent gas leak at Aliso Canyon, the role of energy storage solutions in diversifying the grid’s power resources and increasing electricity reliability has magnified and become more urgent. Four complementary energy […]

Treasurer Sells Nearly $1.5 billion In Bonds

Treasurer Sells Nearly $1.5 billion In Bonds

California sold $1.468 billion in tax exempt and taxable general obligation bonds, state Treasurer John Chiang announced today. It was the largest competitive sale of long-term municipal bonds issued in the United States in a single day in more than 25 years. “The market’s clamor for California bonds provides solid evidence that the market is […]

Trump surges in key CA primary

Trump surges in key CA primary

. Fulfilling analysts’ growing expectations and leaving some Golden Staters in disbelief, California has emerged as perhaps the most decisive contest in the contest for the Republican nomination. The June 7 primary looms at a moment when Donald Trump, battered and flustered by a Ted Cruz ground game that has netted big delegate wins for the […]

Earth Day 2016: The Overriding Issue of Overpopulation in California!

Earth Day 2016: The Overriding Issue of Overpopulation in California!

SANTA BARBARA, erectile Calif., buy April 15, thumb 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — As we celebrate another Earth Day, a California nonprofit organization reminds us that population growth is still the fundamental environmental problem. “Overpopulation is the root cause of so much environmental destruction. Human activity devours open space, destroys wildlife habitat, and drives species extinct,” said […]

Odds of La Nina increase for next winter, bringing concerns the drought may drag on

Odds of La Nina increase for next winter, bringing concerns the drought may drag on

In what may be an ominous sign for the end of the drought, hospital the El Nino that brought Northern California its wettest winter in five years is continuing to weaken and appears to be giving way to its atmospheric sibling — La Nina. The shift in Pacific Ocean temperatures could mean a drier-than-normal winter […]