• She Shares with Ambassador Eleni Tsakopoulos Kounalakis

    She Shares with Ambassador Eleni Tsakopoulos Kounalakis

    Ambassador Eleni Tsakopoulos Kounalakis was sworn in to office by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on January 7, 2010. She presented her credentials to the President of Hungary, László Sólyom on January 11, 2010.  Before accepting President Obama’s nomination to serve as U.S. Ambassador to Hungary, Eleni Tsakopoulos Kounalakis was president of AKT Development Corporation, one [...]

    September 12, 2014
  • The California Debate: Race for Governor 2014

    The California Debate: Race for Governor 2014

    KQED, Los Angeles Times, Telemundo52 and The California Channel will organize and broadcast the debate between Democrat Governor Jerry Brown and Republican challenger Neel Kashkari August 20, 2014, San Francisco, CA — KQED, the Los Angeles Times, Telemundo52 and The California Channel are proud to announce the only confirmed California gubernatorial debate for the 2014 election, which [...]

    August 20, 2014
  • New database details pay of California public school employees

    New database details pay of California public school employees

    The figures were added to Transparent California, which compiles compensation data for a variety of public sector employees. The education section of the website is composed of more than 581,000 individual compensation records from last year for about two-thirds of districts statewide. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

    July 29, 2014
  • Drought Starting to Kill Salmon in Klamath Basin

    Drought Starting to Kill Salmon in Klamath Basin

    A recent survey of 90 miles of the Salmon River on found 55 dead adult salmon and more dead juveniles than would be expected this time of year, Sara Borok, an environmental scientist for the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, said Thursday. About 700 live fish were counted in cool pools fed by springs. [...]

    July 25, 2014
  • The State Budget and Education Funding: 2014-15 and Beyond

    The State Budget and Education Funding: 2014-15 and Beyond

    Policy Analysis for California Education (PACE), in partnership with EdSource, presents California’s Legislative Analyst Mac Taylor on Governor Brown’s May Revision of the 2014-15 state budget, what it means for schools and the fiscal outlook for education funding generally. The Legislative Analyst’s Office has built an outstanding reputation for objective and useful analysis of complex [...]

    June 25, 2014

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Commission on Judicial Appointments for The California Supreme Court

Commission on Judicial Appointments for The California Supreme Court

August 27, 2014

Thursday August 28th, 2014, The California Channel will provide LIVE coverage of The Commission on Judicial Appointments as they consider confirmation of Professor Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar for Associate Justice of The California Supreme Court. For over 13 years, The California Channel and the California Cable and Telecommunications Industry have provided LIVE coverage of the California Supreme Court, and [...]

Arts + Prison: Transforming Lives Behind Bars Through The Arts

Arts + Prison: Transforming Lives Behind Bars Through The Arts

August 18, 2014

The California Arts Council received quite the Valentine’s Day surprise from one of its fellow state agencies last February. The head of rehabilitation programs for the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) called with a proposal: help coordinate an 18-month, $2.5 million Arts-in-Corrections pilot program in California state prisons. CDCR would provide the funding, and the [...]

Slimmed-down California water bond heading to voters

Slimmed-down California water bond heading to voters

August 14, 2014

California lawmakers voted Wednesday night to swap out an unpopular $11 billion water bond with one they hope voters will find more palatable: a scaled-back $7 billion version that earned widespread bipartisan support. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

Editorial: State parks system needs to be open to new ideas

Editorial: State parks system needs to be open to new ideas

August 14, 2014

The system was plagued by financial problems two years ago, to the point where community groups were forced to raise money to keep the gates and doors to state parks and historical areas open. Things are better now from a financial standpoint, but other than a needed change at the top when Ruth Coleman resigned [...]

Department of Finance Discusses the 2014-15 California Budget

Department of Finance Discusses the 2014-15 California Budget

June 23, 2014

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She Shares with the Honorable Toni Atkins, Speaker of the California State Assembly

She Shares with the Honorable Toni Atkins, Speaker of the California State Assembly

June 17, 2014

She Shares, launched in March 2012, is a 501(c)3 in partnership with the California Center for Civic Participation.  Produced by the Dewey Square Group, She Shares is a unique conversation series featuring trailblazing women leaders who have created a lasting impact for women in California and beyond. Assembly Speaker Toni G. Atkins has served in the California [...]

Giannini Foundation Climate Change Forum: Challenges to California’s Agriculture and Natural Resources

Giannini Foundation Climate Change Forum: Challenges to California’s Agriculture and Natural Resources

June 5, 2014

California is the nation’s largest agricultural producer, with an output of $44.7 billion last year. The agricultural industry is a critical component of the Californian economy and it is the “canary in the coal mine” when it comes to climate change. Agricultural production is directly linked to climate and therefore will likely be affected by [...]

Press Conference: Immigration Reform Legislation & Ballot Initiative Announcement

Press Conference: Immigration Reform Legislation & Ballot Initiative Announcement

June 3, 2014

Senate Bill 396 will erase Proposition 187 from the code books. Senate Bill 1402 and Assembly Bill 692 will place an advisory question on November’s ballot asking California voters if Congress should immediately enact comprehensive immigration reform with a pathway to citizenship, and if the Federal Government should halt the deportations of noncriminal mothers and fathers of [...]