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1. Fire Resources South VO/SOT
Cal Fire is moving firefighters and engines to Southern California during the next 24 hours due to expected 100 mile per hour winds in the region expected later this week. Efforting soundbites and video.
2. Mortgage Mitigation VO/SOT
The New America Foundation s hosting policy forum at the capitol today titled: The Mortgage Crisis in California. Speakers will discuss the current subprime mortgage crisis, including its causes, impact on home ownership rates and the state's economy, and possible solutions. Efforting soundbites and video.
3. Green Building Workshop VO/SOT
The State and Consumer Services Agency and the Department of General Services is conducting a workshop on Green (low environmental impact) Building construction standards. Information will be presented on Governor Schwarzenegger's Green Building Initiative, and the economic implications of Green Building. Efforting soundbites and video.
4. CHP Bell Ringing VO/SOT
The California Highway Patrol will hold a brief memorial bell-ringing ceremony this morning to mark the death of 32 year old rookie CHP Officer John Paul Miller, who killed in the line of duty during Friday night. His patrol car crashed into a tree in or near Livermore during a search for a suspected intoxicated driver. Efforting soundbites and video.
5. Ski Safety 10 AM VO/SOT
Assemblyman Dave Jones (D-sacramento) is announcing a new statewide organization, The California Ski and Snowboard Safety Organization, intended to improve skiing and snowboarding safety. Efforting soundbites and video.
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Water Resources Board-is holding a public hearing on a proposal to measure the levels of toxic contaminants in effluvium that flows into the state's bays and estuaries.
Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is in Sacramento today. He has no public events scheduled.
The Senate and Assembly have adjourned for the regular 2007 session. The special session for health care and water are ongoing. The 2008 session convenes January 7th.
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