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California plans to eliminate a healthful-food program that has served both farmers and low-income residents

The state has matched fruit and vegetable purchases at farmers markets for low-income residents for seven years. That may soon end. By George B. Sánchez-Tello,...

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California State Parks releases plan to further strengthen the State Park System and Recreational Programs

SACRAMENTO, Calif. The California Department of Parks and Recreation (State Parks) has developed a five-year strategic plan to help shape the future direction of the state park system and the many recreational and conservation programs that serve California's communities.

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California State Parks to Temporarily Close Main Trails to Popular Burney Falls for 2024 Season

BURNEY, Calif.— California State Parks today announced the temporary closure of the main trails that provide access to the highly-visited falls at McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park. The $835,000 project and trail closures are estimated to begin on April 1, pending weather …

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New Big Basin Redwoods State Park Plan Incorporates Public Input

Following the devastation of the CZU Fire, you have an opportunity to join the historic process of shaping the future of the oldest State Park in California.

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Storm Season Safety: Evacuation Warning vs. Evacuation Order

California Governor's Office of Emergency Services Reminds Californians About Being PreparedOriginal article published at West Sacramento Sun

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Regional Tribal Environmental Coalition challenges State Water Board on Bay-Delta Plan

By Dan Bacher As the Delta Smelt has become virtually extinct in the wild – and as spring-run, winter-run and fall-run Chinook salmon populations on the...

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Water Commission presents statewide strategies for protecting communities, fish and wildlife during drought

The California Water Commission today approved a white paper that contains potential strategies to protect communities and fish and wildlife in the event of drought. The white paper is in support of Water Resilience Portfolio Action 26.3, and will be …

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Senator Marie Alvarado-Gil introduces new bill targeting health, economic impacts of wildfire smoke across California

LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev. – Over the past five years, California has experienced unprecedented wildfire activity that has devastated nearly ten million acres across the state. Wildfire smoke has poured in from hundreds of miles away, severely impacting air quality around …

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Down Payment for First-time CA Homebuyers Relaunches with New Lottery

State officials hope the Dream for All lottery and an emphasis on first-generation homebuyers will make California’s most generous down payment assistance program more equitable.

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State, Lenders Seek to Recover $170 Million from Homekey Housing Developers

Shangri-La Construction took loans against state-funded housing projects, moved money into other bank accounts and left projects unfinished.

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Sacramento solidarity: Legislative employees in the Capital City will finally have a voice through unions

By Lucas McMaster and Jacob Peterson After a years-long fight, legislative employees at the State Capitol and throughout California will have the right to unionize...

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New ‘body-shaming’ bill to take effect in schools

By Samin Vafaee and Idaly Valencia Shannon Condie raised her children in a story book setting complete with a cul-de-sac and a picture-perfect home. But...

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Newsom Administration Makes Progress on Tiny Home Promise

The state has chosen who will build the 1,200 tiny homes Gov. Gavin Newsom promised the state’s homeless residents. But it remains to be seen when they will be built. Nearly a year ago, Gov. Gavin Newsom promised to deploy …

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