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Governor Brown Signs Historic Groundwater Legislation

Governor Brown Signs Historic Groundwater Legislation

September 19, 2014

Ensuring a sustainable supply of California groundwater is the goal of legislation signed into law on September 16, 2014 by Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. The three-year drought has increased groundwater extraction in many regions of the state and led to over-drafting and water shortages in some communities. The new law mandates the creation of local [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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