Cheech Marin shot a public service announcement encouraging fledgling marijuana businesses to register on the California secretary of state’s new website, Cannabizfile. Registering with his office should be the first step for any marijuana business, followed by getting proper state and local licenses, Alex Padilla said.
As he ends his first year in office, Trump is redefining what it means to be president. He sees the highest office in the land much as he did the night of his stunning victory over Hillary Clinton – as a prize he must fight to protect every waking moment, and Twitter is his Excalibur.
As Betsy DeVos sought confirmation as education secretary, the controversy surrounding her record was profound. Mick Zais, the nominee to be her deputy, has similar views — but so far none of the public backlash.
After the near collapse of the emergency spillway at Oroville Dam, a Sacramento Bee investigation found owners of some of California’s most important dams often allow deficiencies to linger for years. The Department of Water Resources ordered 93 dams to reexamine their own spillways after the Oroville crisis.
Democrat Doug Jones needs strong turnout from millennials, minorities and unmarried women - along with some GOP defections and apathy - to defeat accused pedophile Roy Moore in Tuesday’s special Senate race in Alabama. Stakeholders say strong Democratic turnout signals an energized base for 2018.
The Sacramento Bee analyzed five years of inspection reports at the 93 dams singled out for further review by state officials following the Oroville Dam crisis. The reports show problems can linger for years.
Coastal managers are enlisting people with cell phones to photograph impacts of “king tides.” The floods caused by these unusually high tides help people visualize impacts of climate change, including expected sea-level rise.