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Don’t let wind energy stall

Many of California’s pioneer wind projects are in danger of shutting down. Instead, California should promote the revival of these projects with state-of-the-art technology.

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Reversing course on fuel standards is bad for America

Ford and other automakers are aggressively pushing President Donald Trump to weaken fuel efficiency standards. To ensure clean air and a healthy climate for our families – not to mention creating more high-paying jobs for the next great generation – we need to put vehicle emissions safeguards in the fast lane, not shift to reverse.

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Delta plan aims to store more water in Valley aquifers

We need to extract more water from the river system during periods of higher river flows and store it primarily as groundwater in the depleted aquifers under the San Joaquin Valley. The Western Delta Intakes Concept calls for using existing pumps and new pumps at Sherman Island.

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Deportation force will hurt national security

An early White House budget proposal would increase immigration agents at the expense of Coast Guard, TSA and FEMA. This budget plan also enshrines and empowers a corporate for-profit prison agenda by building and staffing new border detention camps and expanding prisons.

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Sunshine Week celebrates your right to know

Access to government information helps citizen’s groups hold public officials accountable through firsthand observation of their actions, enables historians to accurately describe past events, and gives people critical information on public safety in their neighborhoods.

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See what The Bee found when it visited Camp Roberts in 2011

Maj. Joseph Lovelace called public attention to severely dilapidated conditions at Camp Roberts, an Army post near Paso Robles, where sewage bubbled up from showers, old buildings decayed and materials bought for repairs were left out in the open until they, too, deteriorated. He now believes he was punished by the California National Guard for talking to The Sacramento Bee for stories published in 2011.
Nathaniel Levine nlevine@sacbee.com
See what The Bee found when it visited Camp Roberts in 2011 1:16

See what The Bee found when it visited Camp Roberts in 2011

Postgame: North Carolina clinches Final Four spot in 'ugly game' 18:37

Postgame: North Carolina clinches Final Four spot in 'ugly game'

Darren Collison: Kings never lost hope in comeback win over Clippers 1:58

Darren Collison: Kings never lost hope in comeback win over Clippers

South Land Park residents mourn four killed 1:06

South Land Park residents mourn four killed