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EPA to Surrender All Documents on California Waiver Decision
Dec 27, 2007

In response to congressional demands, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is assembling all documents relating to Administrator's Stephen Johnson's controversial December 19th announcement blocking California and 16 other states from controlling greenhouse gases, according to an all employee e-mail released today by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER). Johnson's own immediate staff will provide "any records presenting options, recommendations, 'pros and cons,' legal issues or risks, political implications or considerations, or any other record" to investigators.

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What World Proposition 92 Mean for California?
Dec 27, 2007

Proposition 92, which will appear on the February 5, 2008 ballot, would establish a guaranteed level of funding for California's community colleges in addition to the current funding guarantee for K-14 education. The measure also would reduce community college fees and limit the size of future fee increases as well as change the way community colleges are governed. A new CBP Budget Brief, "What Would Proposition 92 Mean for California?," examines policy issues raised by Proposition 92.

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Boxer Statement on EPA Admin. Johnson Refusal to Participate in EPW Field Briefing on CA Waiver
Dec 27, 2007

United States Senator Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.), Chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, released the following statement on EPA Administrator Stephen Johnson's declining a request for his participation in a field briefing on EPA's California waiver decision, scheduled for January 10 in Los Angeles.

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Did tiger victim dangle leg?
Full story: San Francisco Chronicle


Schwarzenegger pushes engineering, public-private partnerships
Full story: San Francisco Chronicle


Hunk of Bay Bridge debris from Cosco Busan spill washes up in Half Moon Bay
Full story: Contra Costa Times


CA Op-Ed: Dan Bacher: Assemblymember Wolk Demands Answers from Federal and State Agencies at Prospect Island Fish Kill Hearing
Full story: California Progress Report


GOP voters decry Republican candidates' uncompromising stances on immigration
Full story: Sacramento Bee


Folsom Dam flood control project under construction
Full story: Sacramento Bee


Escaped tiger shot after killing SF Zoo patron, injuring two others
Full story: San Francisco Chronicle


Court curbs insurers' ability to rescind medical policies
Full story: L.A. Times


Cigna stands by decision to deny liver transplant to teenager who died last week
Full story: L.A. Times


Health Requirements For Santa's Reindeer Waived By State Veterinarian - Reindeer Cleared To Land In California
Dec 24, 2007

California State Veterinarian Dr. Richard Breitmeyer has granted a 24-hour permit waiving all brand inspection and health requirements for nine reindeer slated to visit California on the evening of December 24 and the in early morning hours of December 25.

The permit application was filed this week by a rotund, jolly man with a red face and a white beard. He signed his name to the paperwork: "K. Kringle."

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As casinos have multiplied all over the state, so has the number of people who can't stop
Full story: San Francisco Chronicle


UC Davis database team preserving California's native languages
Full story: Mercury News


California bishop the impetus to get his Episcopal flock to align with conservative Anglican province in South America
Full story: L.A. Times


Analysis: Schwarzenegger budget faced realism deficit
Full story: Sacramento Bee


Police didn't follow procedures in Mel Gibson arrest: report
Full story: CBC Canada


Study focuses on visitor's impact on Natural Bridges' tide pools in Santa Cruz
Full story: Santa Cruz Sentinel


Program Growing for UC Davis Climate Change Teach-in on Jan. 30-31
Dec 23, 2007

The program just keeps getting hotter for Focus the Nation UC Davis, part of a national teach-in uniting the community to discuss global warming solutions in an intergenerational setting. All events are free and open to the public.

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News Headlines
EPA to Surrender All Documents on California Waiver Decision

What World Proposition 92 Mean for California?

Boxer Statement on EPA Admin. Johnson Refusal to Participate in EPW Field Briefing on CA Waiver

Did tiger victim dangle leg?

Schwarzenegger pushes engineering, public-private partnerships

Hunk of Bay Bridge debris from Cosco Busan spill washes up in Half Moon Bay

CA Op-Ed: Dan Bacher: Assemblymember Wolk Demands Answers from Federal and State Agencies at Prospect Island Fish Kill Hearing

GOP voters decry Republican candidates' uncompromising stances on immigration

Folsom Dam flood control project under construction

Escaped tiger shot after killing SF Zoo patron, injuring two others

Court curbs insurers' ability to rescind medical policies

Cigna stands by decision to deny liver transplant to teenager who died last week

Health Requirements For Santa's Reindeer Waived By State Veterinarian - Reindeer Cleared To Land In California

As casinos have multiplied all over the state, so has the number of people who can't stop

UC Davis database team preserving California's native languages

California bishop the impetus to get his Episcopal flock to align with conservative Anglican province in South America

Analysis: Schwarzenegger budget faced realism deficit

Police didn't follow procedures in Mel Gibson arrest: report

Study focuses on visitor's impact on Natural Bridges' tide pools in Santa Cruz

Program Growing for UC Davis Climate Change Teach-in on Jan. 30-31

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