California Roads to Become a Source of Energy

Assemblyman Gatto Successfully Persuades the California Energy Commission to Install Piezoelectric Roads   Shortly after being elected, Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) had a conversation with a friend who had just returned from Israel. Expecting to hear emotional descriptions of religious sites, Gatto was surprised to hear his friend rave instead about a road that […]

Expansion of Health Care in CA Counties

New Health Access Report Details Dramatic Expansion in California’s County Health Care Safety-Net SACRAMENTO, Calif., (May 20, 2016) — Today, Health Access, the statewide health care consumer advocacy coalition, is released a new report detailing the dramatic changes to California’s health care safety net programs at the county level. As the Affordable Care Act implementation […]

Water Tunnel Plan Agreement Upsets DCC

DCC Supervisors Decry Lack Of Transparency In Governor’s Tunnel Plan Design And Construction Agreement                            Provided by Mary Nejedly Piepho; In response to an announcement yesterday by the California Department of Water Resources regarding a tentative agreement to begin construction of Governor Brown’s […]

AB 1664 to Close Assault Weapons Loophole

Assemblymembers Levine & Ting Introduce Legislation to Get Assault Weapons Off Our Streets AB 1664 (Levine & Ting) Closes the Bullet Button Loophole in Assault Weapon Ban AB 1664 by Assemblymembers Marc Levine (D-Marin County) and Phillip Ting (D-San Francisco) was introduced today to close a loophole in law that allows the gun industry to […]

AB 662 Signed into Law

Bonilla Bill Expanding Access for the Physically Disabled Signed by Governor Brown                                            SACRAMENTO – Assemblywoman Susan A. Bonilla (D-Concord) authored legislation this year ensuring that the basic human rights for individuals with physical disabilities are […]

AB 990 Signed into Law

Assemblywoman Bonilla’s Bill Increasing Campaign Transparency Signed by Governor Brown SACRAMENTO – Assemblywoman Bonilla’s AB 990, which increases campaign transparency and voter access to information, was signed into law over the weekend by the Governor.   This bill, sponsored by the Contra Costa County Registrar of Voters, will make it easier for voters to identify whether campaign […]

Cost of Delta Tunnels Doesn’t Add Up

By Jeffrey Michael;                                                  Special to The Sacramento Bee In Gov. Jerry Brown’s plan for twin tunnels through the Delta, water intakes would be located near Walnut Grove.  State’s optimistic estimates don’t […]

GOPRO Grand Prix Of Sonoma Preview

By Judy And David Colman;                                      The IndyCar race at Sonoma has a new date for 2015: August 28-30. Since the Indycars started coming to Sonoma in 2005, the race has taken place in mid-August as the penultimate […]

Help Stop Medicare Fraud

How You Can Help Stop Medicare Fraud By David Sayen;                                                               Most doctors, pharmacists, and other health care providers who work with Medicare are honest. Unfortunately, […]

New at CA Fire Safe Council

Jerry Davies new Chairman of California Fire Safe Council Glendora, CA—January 26, 2015. The California Fire Safe Council (CFSC) has elected Jerry Davies as the new Chairman, effective January 1. Davies replaces Pat Kidder who has served as Chairman the past four years. Kidder, a board member since the founding of CFSC, will remain on the […]