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4 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee
One month after splitting with his campaign manager in his run for governor, Republican Tim Donnelly fired Alex Vassar, his legislative chief of staff, sources said.
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8 hrs ago | KTVN Reno
Caltrans is asking cities and counties throughout California to submit applications for projects that promote biking and walking that will vie for a share of $360 million in federal and state funding from the state's new Active Transportation Program the nation's largest.
12 hrs ago | Santa Barbara Independent
The latter is running second to Democratic incumbent and prohibitive favorite Jerry Brown in the latest Field Poll and also trouncing his rival among likely Mainstream party leaders privately are aghast at the possibility that Donnelly, whose views include fierce opposition to abortion rights, gay marriage, and any form of gun control, will emerge ... (more)
16 hrs ago | National Journal
The state is putting $1 billion behind water-recyling efforts. But will people drink it? Do they even have a choice? With a record-setting, once-in-500-years drought still underway, it may be time for California to embrace toilet water.
20 hrs ago | Visalia Times-Delta
Visalians, it's time to adopt a new habit. One of our most important resources is in trouble, and we need to do everything we can to protect it today and into the future.
A state appeals court has denied a petition by the California High-Speed Rail Authority seeking to head off a trial over whether its bullet-train plans comply with state law.
Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today called a special session of the Legislature to replace the Rainy Day Fund on the November ballot with a dedicated reserve that would allow the state to pay down its debts and unfunded liabilities.
Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday called a special session of the Legislature for next week to address his effort to put a rainy-day fund constitutional amendment on the November ballot.
The latest Field Poll just released this morning confirms that we have established a commanding lead in the race to become the Republican nominee for Governor.
Marin County is one of California's most liberal regions and, with its iconic redwoods and stunning coastline, it is also a power center for environmental activism.
The Oakland Visitor and Convention Bureau is no more, having been replaced by Visit Oakland, a new nonprofit group formed to encourage tourism and promote Oakland.
Three environmental organizations today asked the big, unanswered question of the state and federal officials behind the Bay Delta Conservation Plan to build the twin tunnels: Who will pay? "With just 60 days remaining for public examination and comment, the parties involved in the creation, planning and implementation of the Bay Delta Conservation ... (more)
Gov. Jerry Brown's Local Control Funding Formula, designed to funnel more money to school districts with large percentages of economically disadvantaged students, seems like a sound idea.
A move is afoot in the Capitol to bring back a higher education watchdog and restore a data trove of 1.7 billion records on public colleges and universities that were placed in limbo by Gov. Jerry Brown.
The state Senate leader is backing off a proposal for a so-called carbon tax and instead wants to dedicate billions generated by California's greenhouse gas reduction law to affordable housing, mass transit and high-speed rail.
A top Democratic lawmaker in California on Monday backed off an unpopular plan to tax gasoline and diesel fuels and instead proposed a less controversial plan to spend up to $5 billion a year from the state's fledgling carbon program on affordable housing and mass transit.
At two treatment plants in El Dorado Hills, millions of gallons of brown wastewater pour in every week, and millions of gallons of clean water pour out through purple pipes that irrigate the lawns of 4,000 homes.