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Califiornia Fish and Wildlife: Fish during ‘Hoot Owls’ Periods

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife is asking recreational anglers to begin practices to minimize stress and mortality among fish populations suffering from drought conditions. This means voluntarily changing how, when and where they fish.

(July 27, 2022) → Read the full Benito Link report
Organizers Hold Anti-Plastic Demonstration at TJ’s

350 Silicon Valley held a demonstration at Centennial Plaza in Mountain View on Saturday, calling on Trader Joe's to reduce its single-use plastic packaging.

(July 26, 2022) → Read the full Mountain View Voice report

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The 5 Greatest Threats to Lake Tahoe

Tahoe is majestic and awe inspiring with its jagged mountain peaks, thick forests, swift-running rivers and hundreds of glacial and alpine lakes.


Image caption: Artist's rendering of the Wallis Annenberg Wildlife Crossing, which will be the largest in the world.
The Bridge to Coexistence

The Wallis Annenberg Wildlife Crossing, which will help pumas in the Santa Monica Mountains cross 10 lanes of Highway 101, will be the largest in the world.


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Nuclear Power in California: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

California may soon shut down its last nuclear power plant, but Gov. Gavin Newsom who once championed the closure has had a change of heart. Federal funds may now keep the plant running.


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California Unveils Proposal to Ban New Gasoline-fueled Cars by 2035

If enacted this summer, California’s mandate — the first in the world — would increase sales of electric or other zero-emission cars to 35% in 2026, and prohibit new gasoline or diesel cars by 2035.


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Weather Experts Warn California Legislators to Prepare for Impact of Climate Change

From housing and health to transportation and education, the Legislative Analyst’s Office provides a litany of sobering climate change impacts for California legislators to address as they enact policies and set budgets.


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California Drought Worsens, Water Supply Prospects in San Jose ‘Worse than Dire’

After record-breaking snowfall in December, January and February were likely the driest on record, prolonging California’s drought. In Silicon Valley, the conditions could mean tightening restrictions and increasing rebates to reduce water use.

The post California Drought Worsens, Water Supply …


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East San Jose Pocket Park Among Projects on ‘Clean California’ List

Governor announced $311.7 million in grants to beautify and revitalize public spaces across the state.

The post East San Jose Pocket Park Among Projects on ‘Clean California' List appeared first on San Jose Inside.


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Climate plan targets gas emissions in Morgan Hill

The City of Morgan Hill has adopted a Climate Action Plan that aims to make it easier for residents to own electric vehicles and convert homes, businesses and public buildings to use cleaner energy over the coming decades. The city …


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Rising Seas, Rising Costs

San Jose Inside reports on Santa Clara County’s herculean efforts to protect the low-lying neighborhood of Alviso. But at what price?


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A Modern-Day Noah’s Ark

LA Times staff writer Louis Sahagun reports from the front lines of the battle to preserve California’s most endangered species.


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