19 hrs ago
House Dems to Senate: Pass our bills
Out of the 195 House-passed bills that are now stalled in the Senate, 31 were written by Democrats, and many have been awaiting Senate approval for close to a year.
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CDPH Provides Funding to West Goshen Drinking Water System to Address Drought Impacts
The California Department of Public Health Drinking Water Program today announced that the West Goshen water system, previously identified as being in immediate danger of acute drinking water shortages, is no longer at risk due to emergency funding to build an interconnection with a larger drinking water system and replace a failing well pump.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Americans overwhelmingly support building Keystone pipeline
Pipes for underground fuel transport for TransCanada Corp.'s Keystone XL pipeline lie in a field in Gascoyne, North Dakota April 23, 2013.
Economics Daily Digest: Holding banks to a higher standard
Roosevelt Institute Fellow Mike Konczal explains why banks need higher capital standards to prevent another collapse and discusses the economic reform issues that the Roosevelt Institute will be working on throughout 2014.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
'House of Cards' mind-set threatens young activist interest
Isabelle Gardner, 17, helps a student as she teaches violin to third-graders at Bahia Elementary School in San Rafael.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Monterey County Herald
Benjamin Jealous: From NAACP president to tech investment firm
Benjamin Jealous, the Pacific Grove native who at 35 became the youngest NAACP president in history, is taking on a new challenge.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
The Daily Republic
Garemendi goes to Cartagena in the Caribbean
Rep. John Garamendi began a five-day trip Tuesday to Cartagena, Columbia - travel paid for by the Aspen Institute Congressional Program.
Brown, Steinberg and P rez will announce emergency drought legislation today
As California suffers from a record drought, Governor Jerry Brown will join Assembly Speaker John A. Perez, Senate President pro Tem Darrell Steinberg and administration officials today in Mather to announce emergency drought legislation.
Lawmakers Head to Cartagena, Where 'The Only Risk Is Wanting to Stay'
Ah, beautiful Cartagena. A historic fishing village on Colombia's Caribbean Coast, known for its beaches, cobblestone streets, old-town colonial architecture, and a surrounding wall topped with cannon.
Sat Feb 15, 2014
Rep. Sam Farr: GOP continues to turn back on job-seekers
Last week's jobs report showed that our economic recovery has made some significant gains.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
The oceans demand our attention
The latest battle over the future of America's ocean frontier is being fought out in a seemingly unrelated bill in Congress.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
Monterey County Herald
Your Town: Carmel businesses told to take down holiday lights
Rep. Sam Farr, D-Carmel, takes the oath from Monterey County elections program manager Melissa Sesma as he files elections paperwork Thursday in Salinas.
Marijuana Legalization Progress: Members of Congress Call on...
February 13th, 2014 / Corona, CA / ACCESSWIRE / Extreme Biodiesel, Inc. today announced through its wholly owned subsidiary XTRM Cannabis Ventures that U.S. President Barack Obama has been asked by members of Congress to use his authority to reclassify marijuana stating in a letter that marijuana's current status "makes no sense".
Wed Feb 12, 2014
California informational sessions on drought resources for farmers,...
As California faces one of the driest years ever recorded, the California Department of Food and Agriculture and the U.S. Department of Agriculture will be holding informational sessions on drought resources for farmers, ranchers and farmworkers in several locations throughout the state in the coming weeks.
Anchorage Daily News
Marijuana gets a show of support on Capitol Hill
Dozens of marijuana plants sit underneath dim green lights at a growing operation in the mountains surrounding Soquel, Calif., on January 8, 2014.
Fri Feb 07, 2014
Contra Costa Times
editorial: Miller, Waxman retirements challenge California Democrats
All powerful California Democrats first elected to the House of Representatives in the 1970s or early 1980s.