Articles Tagged With ‘California’




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SLO County coalition rallies against state gas tax

A coalition of conservative-leaning San Luis Obispo County groups rallied in downtown SLO on Monday against the state of California’s new gas tax law. The rally held outside the county courthouse launched a local effort... (Continue reading)

California Republicans battle one another over cap-and-trade

After months of quarreling between establishment and progressive Democrats, the California Republican Party now has an internal struggle over the recent extension of the state’s cap-and-trade program. [LA Times] On July 17, eight Republican legislators,... (Continue reading)

Marijuana company purchases California town

A marijuana technology company has purchased an entire California town with the plan to transform it into a tourist destination for cannabis consumers. [CNN] On Thursday, Arizona-based American Green bought the Mojave Desert town of... (Continue reading)

California progressives may take battle over Democratic chair to court

The California Democratic Party has certified the results of its state chairmanship election in which the establishment candidate narrowly edged the leader of the statewide progressive movement. Progressive leaders are still not content, though, and... (Continue reading)

California growers trying to replace diminishing farm workers with robots

Faced with a shrinking population of immigrant farm workers, California growers are racing to adopt technological innovations that will mechanically pick crops. [LA Times] Over much of the past decade, Mexican immigrants have been returning... (Continue reading)

California and feds clash over firefighting bill

The state of California is threatening to stop sending firefighters to fires in national forests if the federal government does not reimburse local agencies for the costs of battling blazes. [Mercury News] California Emergency Services... (Continue reading)

Judge temporarily stops California from confiscating high-capacity magazines

Thousands of Californians who own large-capacity magazines were due to turn them in on Saturday in accordance with a new state law. However, shortly before the deadline, a federal judge issued an injunction temporarily putting... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly student crowned Miss California

A Cal Poly student now holds the crown of Miss California after winning the state pageant held in Fresno on Saturday. Jillian Smith, 22, is a broadcast journalism senior at Cal Poly who comes from... (Continue reading)

Anger erupts after California speaker dumps single-payer bill

California progressives are furious with Democratic Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon, who last week halted the the single-payer health care bill that had passed the state Senate. Rendon and his critics are now trading blows as... (Continue reading)

More than 100 people exercise California’s new right to die

A total of 111 people took life-ending pills over the last seven months of 2016 under California right-to-die law. [USA Today] The law took effect on June 9, 2016. A newly released report by the... (Continue reading)



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