SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown said Tuesday it's unlikely that changes he's seeking to the state's environmental protection law can be accomplished this year, although a top Senate Democrat says he's still pursuing...
Gov. Jerry Brown said Tuesday it's unlikely that changes he's seeking to the state's environmental protection law can be accomplished this year, although a top Senate Democrat says he's still pursuing reforms.
The criticism Thursday came a day after two of the nation's biggest oil and gas companies made peace with some national and regional environmental groups, agreeing to go through an independent review of their shale oil and gas drilling operations in the Northeast.
Hanford Republican Andy Vidak has support in Kern County for a run at the state Senate. The Kern County Republican Party said Thursday that its members voted unanimously to endorse Vidak, a Kings County cherry farmer, for election to the 16th Senate District.
Leticia Perez, who began her term as 5th District Kern County supervisor in January, has been endorsed by 18 senators, including Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, D-Sacramento, according to Capitol Television News Service.
A man who led authorities on a 25-mile chase through Marion County that ended with his capture in cave near the top of a 5,000-foot mountain had just been released from prison before his theft-spree on Friday afternoon, Marion County sheriff’s deputies said.
Fran Florez wants to be your next state senator. The veteran Kern County Democrat announced her candidacy Friday for the 16th District Senate seat vacated last month by Michael Rubio, who took a private-sector job with oil giant Chevron.