Thursday, April 9, 2020

Tag: California

Former LA City Councilman agrees to plead guilty to obstructing corruption...

According to the indictment, Mitchell Englander was soliciting bribes from a local businessman in exchange for political favors.

Former California Congressman sentenced to prison for stealing campaign funds

“The FBI is committed to investigate public officials who abuse the public trust and use their office to commit illegal acts.”

‘Absolutely remarkable’: Poll shows democratic voters in Texas and California view...

“Did not see those Texas numbers on socialism coming,” tweeted HillTV’s Krystal Ball.

Could a California law help save America’s public lands throughout the...

The state used an innovative new law to fight back against the Trump administration’s expansion of oil and gas drilling—and that could provide a model for the rest of the country.

California lagged in capping century-old oil wells leaking under homes of...

On November 28, 2015, Roger Majano, plagued by a noxious smell overwhelming his Los Angeles neighborhood, heaved a jackhammer onto the walkway...

California’s multibillion-dollar problem: The toxic legacy of old oil wells

Thousands of wells across the state, including near residential areas, have been left inactive for years and are in need of cleanup.

Courts to decide fate of climate lawsuits brought against fossil fuel...

“Fossil fuel companies knew 40 years ago that their products would lead to stronger storms, rising seas, larger wildfires, and other climate disasters."

Environmental groups sue Trump administration calling plan to open millions of...

"Trump's illegal, deeply unjust fracking plan would be a disaster for Central Valley communities, as well as our climate, wildlife and water."

Eight states and DC commit to electrifying trucks and buses to...

"Zero-emission trucks and buses are better for the environment and health, while reducing fueling and maintenance costs."

Bernie Sanders tops new California poll—but you wouldn’t have known it...

In latest #BernieBlackout example, Sanders’ deputy campaign manager notes it took major newspaper “three paragraphs to mention who is leading.”

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Monsanto documents predicted damage to US farms

Dozens of U.S. farms have joined together to sue Monsanto (now Bayer) and BASF in order to hold them accountable for the damage of millions of acres of farmland and crops.

Elizabeth Warren introduces plan to protect elections during coronavirus pandemic

"Congress must act to protect our upcoming elections, keep voters and poll workers safe, and safeguard our electoral institutions for the long haul."

Travesty averted: An uplifting poem for the pandemic

There are times when well-meaning "message poetry" captures the moment and touches heart strings.

A nurse bought protective supplies for her colleagues using GoFundMe. The hospital suspended her.

How a confrontation in one of the nation’s coronavirus hotspots illustrates a troubling national trend.

Trump’s COVID-19 power grab

In his mind, the coronavirus crisis is just another opportunity.