California must protect its coastline | The Sacramento Bee

Gov. Jerry Brown has requested that President Barack Obama permanently ban new oil and gas drilling off California’s coast. Our 1,100-mile coastline is more than just a pretty backdrop; it’s an economic powerhouse supporting a $44 billion economy and employing 500,000 people. That is why President-elect Donald Trump’s Cabinet nominations have our state on edge. […]
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Can a federal government scientist in California convince Trump that climate change is real? – LA Times

In the two decades since Ben Santer helped write a landmark international report linking global warming and human activity, he’s been criticized by politicians, accused of falsifying his data and rewarded with a dead rat on his doorstep. Source: Can a federal government scientist in California convince Trump that climate change is real? – LA […]
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New CA lobbyist rule reveals campaigns to influence Legislature | The Sacramento Bee

Due to new reporting requirements, state filings provide the first-ever snapshot of a multimillion-dollar advertising campaign and other efforts by special interests to influence legislation and state agencies. Source: New CA lobbyist rule reveals campaigns to influence Legislature | The Sacramento Bee
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