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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.

Videos

New look at Oroville Dam spillway after reopening

New video shows water coming down Oroville Dam's main spillway on March 21, 2017. The dam’s main spillway fractured Feb. 7, 2017, prompting a temporary shutdown of the structure as a big storm rolled in. On Wednesday, more than a month after a near-catastrophe at Oroville Dam sparked mass evacuations, Butte County’s sheriff Wednesday lifted an evacuation warning that had been in place for thousands of downstream residents.
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New look at Oroville Dam spillway after reopening 0:53

New look at Oroville Dam spillway after reopening

Crews untangle trucks after collision 0:07

Crews untangle trucks after collision

Sedan crashes into parked Sacramento police and sheriff vehicles 0:45

Sedan crashes into parked Sacramento police and sheriff vehicles

Sacramento Kings head coach Dave Joerger postgame conference after loss to Milwaukee Bucks 2:14

Sacramento Kings head coach Dave Joerger postgame conference after loss to Milwaukee Bucks