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She Shares with Ambassador Eleni Tsakopoulos Kounalakis

She Shares with Ambassador Eleni Tsakopoulos Kounalakis

September 12, 2014

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 [...]

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 [...]

The California Debate: Race for Governor 2014

The California Debate: Race for Governor 2014

August 20, 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 [...]

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 [...]

New database details pay of California public school employees

New database details pay of California public school employees

July 29, 2014

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

Drought Starting to Kill Salmon in Klamath Basin

Drought Starting to Kill Salmon in Klamath Basin

July 25, 2014

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. [...]