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California Bans Insurers From Cancelling Fire Policies In Wildfire Zones

California passed temporary restrictions on Thursday banning insurers from declining or refusing to renew home-insurance policies for homeowners in certain wildfire-prone parts...
State Seal- Everystockphoto: Photographer Hey Paul

Governor Newsom Launches 100-Day Challenge Initiative For California Cities & Counties To Fight Homelessness

SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom today announced that California will begin launching 100-day challenges for California cities and counties, replicating a successful national model to jumpstart action to fight homelessness. Following yesterday’s announcement that California cities and counties can start applying for hundreds of millions of dollars in Emergency Homelessness Aid provided through the 2019-2020 [...]
DMV

California DMV Report: Wait Times Drop

A new report from the Sacramento Bee states that the California Department of Motor Vehicles (CA DMV) has cut the average wait...
PG&E Pacific Gas and Electric

PG&E Found Responsible For Lack Of Powerline Maintenance.

The Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E Corp.) has been found responsible for a lack of inspection and maintenance on transmission lies...
Golden Gate Bridge - Everystockphoto: Photographer Leonardo Pallotta

Mayor London Breed Announces $2.2 Million in Grants for Nonprofit Organizations

Mayor London Breed Announces $2.2 Million in Grants for Nonprofit Organizations Tuesday, December 03, 2019 Twelve neighborhood-serving organizations to receive Nonprofit Sustainability Initiative funding for the acquisition of new spaces and long-term leases to continue providing health care, access to arts and culture, and economic services San Francisco, CA — Mayor London N. Breed, the [...]
Agricultural farm land is shown near the Salton Sea and the town of Calipatria in California

Trading Water: Can Water Shares Help Save California’s Aquifers?

By Carey L. Biron WASHINGTON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - California is by far the United States' most populous...
Mountain Lion 006 - Everystockphoto: Photographer contemplicity

Coastal Fog Linked To High Levels Of Mercury Found In Mountain Lions, Study Finds

Marine fog brings more than cooler temperatures to coastal areas. Researchers at UC Santa Cruz have discovered elevated levels of mercury in mountain lions, the latest indication that the neurotoxin is being carried in fog, deposited on the land, and making its way up the food chain. Concentrations of mercury in pumas in the Santa [...]
San Francisco Office of the Mayor

San Francisco Mayor Launches “Shop And Dine In The 49” To Support Local Businesses

Mayor London Breed Launches "Shop and Dine in the 49" to Support Local Busineses Monday, December 02, 2019 As holiday season begins, Mayor Breed encourages people to shop locally and “Park Smart,” and delivers disaster relief to businesses impacted by recent fire in the Castro San Francisco, CA — On Wednesday, November 27, Mayor London [...]
PG& Pacific Gas & Electric

Can Pacific G&E Follow San Diego G&E Approach to Wildfire Challenge?

PG&E’s role in the recent spate of wildfires is an issue being vigorously debated across the state. What the utility has done wrong and...
Moving

Another Major Company Leaves California – Charles Schwab Moving Headquarters To Texas

Buried at the bottom of a press release issued Thanksgiving week Charles Schwab announced they are moving their San Francisco Headquarters to...

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