Sierra Club CA In the News


Delta Tunnel Supporters, Opponents Respond to Newsom's Updated Water Plan (April 3, 2024)

Center for Biological Diversity Says California Bill Would Clamp Down on Dangerous Idle Oil, Gas Wells (March 18, 2024)

Coalition Asks Newsom to Amend Salmon Strategy to Add Flows Needed by Collapsing Salmon Populations (March 15, 2024)

How California is Fast-Tracking a $4.5 Billion Lake to Improve Water Storage (March 12, 2024)

Friedman Takes Aim at Oil Drilling Near Homes, Schools and Workplaces (February 22, 2024)

Letter: 100-Plus Organizations Call on Legislators, Governors to Keep CEQA Strong (January 31, 2024)

Biden Administration Awards Nearly Half A Billion Dollars for Northern California Offshore Wind Project (January 25, 2024)

Sierra Club California Files Suit Against Delta Tunnel (January 23, 2024)

Berkeley Earth Finds 2023 to be the Hottest Year Since 1850 (January 22, 2024)

Sacramento Judge Rules DWR Lacks Authority to Issue Revenue Bonds to Finance the Delta Tunnel (January 22, 2024)

Flawed Delta Tunnels Project Takes Big Financial and Legal Hit (January 18, 2024)

Zone 7 Mulls Reservoir Share (January 10, 2024)


Bills of 2023- Unraveling the Gold Rush: New Law Aims to Sort Out Water Rights (December 22, 2023)

California Approves Delta Tunnel Project Despite Strong Opposition from Environmentalists (December 22, 2023)

California Refines Water Diversion Tunnel Plan Amid Opposition (December 11, 2023)

Ideas & Opinions - George Boardman: Senator Dahle's Little Red Wagon That Could, and Gutting Out at the Movies (November 21, 2023)

Newsom Streamlines Sites Reservoir Project, Despite Opposition by Conservationists, Tribes (November 17, 2023)

Environmentalists Blast Newsom Again,  This Time for 'Streamlining' Sites Reservoir in the Sacramento Valley (November 15, 2023)

Column: It's About Time California Built the Sites Reservoir (November 13, 2023)

Governor Streamlines Sites Reservoir Project, Despite Opposition by Conservationists and Tribes (November 7, 2023)

How Gavin Newsom Became a Climate Change Crusader (October 23, 2023)

Newsom, Climate Guy (October 23, 2023)

Tribal, Fishing and Conservation Groups File Comments on 2023 California Water Plan Update (October 22, 2023)

Key Bills Gavin Newsom Signed Into New California Law (And Some He Rejected)  (October 14, 2023)

Public Comment Period for Sites Reservoir Infrastructure Streamlining Certification Ends October 23 (October 10, 2023)

Southern California Water Agreement Becomes 20 (October 7, 2023)

California Advances Corporate Climate Accountability Amid New Evidence Amid New Evidence of ExxonMobil's Deception (September 22, 2023)

Local Water District Floats Plan to Turn Ocean Water Into Drinking Water (September 19, 2023)

"This is a Big Big Deal": Climate Leaders Praise California's Lawsuit to Hold Big Oil Accountable (September 18, 2023)

California Sues Oil Companies Over Climate Change, Seeking Billions and Claiming Decades of Deception (September 18, 2023)

California Water Rights Verification Bill, SB 389, Passes Senate and Advances to Governor's Desk (September 15, 2023)

Commentary:  Are the YIMBYs Really Winning? Housing and Climate Change are a Duel Threat (September 15, 2023)

'Salton Sea Conservancy" Bill Stalls in California Legislature Amid Bureaucracy Concerns (September 14, 2023)

Coalition of Groups Submits Protest Against Water Rights Application for Sites Reservoir (September 5, 2023)

Climate and Health Organizations Call on PG&E to Leave American Gas Association Over Its Climate Obstruction (August 24, 2023)

California May Permanently Ban Grass Watering  for Businesses (August 23, 2023)

Environmentalists, Legislators Slam Plan to Expand Aliso Canyon Gas Storage Facility (August 21, 2023)

Newsom's Signature Move at the California Capitol: Jam the Legislature (July 25, 2023)

Organizations Demand D.A. Investigate West Basin's Gloria Gray for Incompatible Office (July 24, 2023)

Opinion: Delta Mega-Tunnel Is Not the Answer to State's Water Challenges (July 22, 2023)

California's Mismanaged Water Policy Comes at Cost to Tribal Communities, Coalition Warns (July 17, 2023)

Tribes, Fishermen, Environmentalists Criticize the "Dysfunctional" State Water Rights System (July 6, 2023)

Tribal Leaders, Environmental Groups Rally for a Better Water Rights System (July 6, 2023)

Tick Tock Goes the Budget Clock (June 26, 2023)

Column: California Used To Be Good at Building Things. What Happened? (June 26, 2023)

Takeaways for the California Budget Deal Between Newsom and Democratic Lawmakers (June 26, 2023)

Environmental Groups Join Forces to Stop Progress (June 20, 2023)

Ezra Klein: What Happened to the California of the '50s and '60s? (June 18, 2023)

The Legislative Process Exists for a Reason, and the Governor Shouldn't Introduce Exceptions at the Eleventh Hour (June 8, 2023)

Numerous Waste and Recycling Bills, Including Right-to-Repair and EPR for EV Batteries, Still in Play in California (June 7, 2023)

'A Victory for California's Coast.' Environmental Groups Hail SCOTUS Fracking Decision (June 6, 2023)

California's Rivers Are Drying Up, Here's Why Every Angler Should Care (June 2, 2023)

How a Bill Shouldn't Become a Law (June 1, 2023)

Governor's Plan to Gut Environmental Law to Expedite Delta Tunnel (May 28, 2023)

California Democrats Sideline Gavin Newsom's Plan to Build Big Things Faster (May 26, 2023)

'A Nothingburger': YIMBY Activists Frustrated by Gov. Gavin Newsom's Plan to Reform CEQA (May 23, 2023)

Gov. Newsom Looks to Spend $180 Billion on Infrastructure, Speed Through Lawsuits (May 22, 2023)

Gavin Newsom Wants to Make It Easier to Build Roads, Dams and More. What's in his Plan? (May 20, 2023)

Newsom Takes on the CEQA Beast, Proposes Expediting Transit, Climate Projects (May 19, 2023)

What You Need to Know About Newsom's Plan to Offset California's $31.5 Billion Deficit (May 12, 2023)

Calif Governor Wants More Spending on Flood Threats (May 12, 2023)

In a Reduced Climate Budget, Newsom Pivots to Flood Response and Cuts Drought (May 12, 2023)

7 Low-Effort Things You Can Do to Live Sustainability as a Student (April 27, 2023)

 EPA May Tighten Pollution Regulations for Oil and Gas Facilities (April 18, 2023)

CA Bill Introduced to Hold Oil Drillers Presumptively Liable for Harm in Drilling Safety Zones (April 18, 2023)

Bill to Hold Oil Drillers Presumptively Liable for Harms in Drilling Safety Zones Garners Support of 130+ Group Coalition Including Consumer Watchdog, That Powered Through Gasoline Price Gouging Penalty Bill (April 18, 2023)

EPA Agrees to Reconsider Oil and Gas Emission 'Loopholes' (April 18, 2023)

Zero-Emission Fleets in the Spotlight as EPA, California Propose New Rules (April 13, 2023)

Opinion: If Gavin Newsom Really Wanted to Go After Big Oil, Here's What He Would Do (April 7, 2023)

How Newsom Fell Short of the Oil Penalty He Wanted But Still Scored a Political Win (March 30, 2023)

California Governor Gavin Newsom Unveils Stronger Proposal to Hold Big Oil Accountable - Says Big Oil Made More Than $200 Billion in Profits Last Year (March 17, 2023)

Abandoning Big Oil Tax, Newsom Pushes for More Oversight (March 16, 2023)

Gov. Newsom's 'Stronger Proposal to Hold Big Oil Accountable' is Full of Organic Matter (March 16, 2023)

Governor Newsom Unveils Stronger Proposal to Hold Big Oil Accountable (March 16, 2023)

Sierra Club California is Trying to Safeguard the Sacramento-San Joaquin Bay Delta (March 12, 2023)

Sierra Club California is Gathering Support for the Cadiz Water Project in Mojave Desert (March 11, 2023)

California Lawmakers Consider Newsom's Oil Profit Penalty Plan (February 22, 2023)

This Orange County Coastal City Banned Balloons. Here's Why (February 22, 2023)

Laguna Beach Adopts Ordinance Restricting Sale, Public Use of Balloons (February 21, 2023)

Groups Lobby California Legislature to Pass Bill on Fuel "Price Gouging" (February 21, 2023)

Second Try at Killing 'A Zombie' -Rep. Josh Harder Swings the Axe Again, Trying to Bring Down the Delta Tunnel in Congress (February 14, 2023)

The Big Oil Wants to Drill in Your Backyard, so They're Running a Ballot Measure in CA (February 13, 2023)

Army Corps Virtual Hearing on Delta Tunnel Set on Jan 18 as Fish Populations Continue Collapsing (January 15, 2023)   

California Environmental Programs Face Cuts in Gov. Gavin Newsom's Proposed Budget (January 10, 2023)



A New State Law Seeks to Reduce Parking Minimums in High Transit Areas. Redwood City is  Already On Its Way (December 30, 2022)

Campaign Behind a California Oil and Gas Veto Referendum Submits Nearly 1 Million Signatures (December 14, 2022)

Super Coalition of Electeds, Non-Profits, and California Go Global; Make Monumental Commitment to Reverse the Biodiversity Crisis (December 13, 2022)

Industry Submits Signatures to Overturn Oil Drilling Ban (December 13, 2022)

Congress Must Act Quickly to Pass These Five Conservation Bills to Protect California (December 12, 2022)

He was called the "Darth Vader" of California Water. Farmers Now Want a Friendlier Face (December 7, 2022)

California: More Measures Needed to Tackle Pollution from Vessels (December 5, 2022)

Governor Newsom Calls Special Session to Crack Down on Oil Industry Price Gouging (December 5, 2022)

Oil and Gas Industry Has Spent Over $30 Million in 2021-22 Session Lobbying CA Legislators (December 3, 2022)

State of California Signals Need for Additional Measures to Tackle Toxic Pollution from Ocean-Going Vessels (December 2, 2022)

In-Person Public Comment Meeting in Hood, CA Focus on Delta Tunnel Project EIR (December 2, 2022)

Oil Producers Funding Referendum Against SB 1137 Received Permits for Drilling Near Communities (November 20, 2022)

Commissioner Lara and UN Announce "Sustainable Insurance Roadmap" to Combat Climate Change (November 17, 2022)

"I'm Fed Up": Bay Area Tesla Owners Respond to Elon Musk's Twitter Takeover (November 11, 2022)

CA Finally Said NO to Big Oil Drilling in Your Backyard. Now Big Oil Wants to Overturn that Law. (November 10, 2022)

Sierra Club California Announces Opposition to Big Oil-Backed Initiative to Repeal Setbacks Bill (November 7, 2022)

Investigative Report Finds Water Director Bullied Staff (November 4, 2022)

California Air Regulators to Consider Phase-Out of Diesel Big Rigs (October 30, 2022)

Tapped By Newsom, Calif. AG Rob Bonta Seeks Voters' OK (October 28, 2022)

How Proposition 30 Could Help California Tackle Climate Change (October 13, 2022)

California Passed a Landmark Law About Plastic Pollution. Why Are Some Environments Still Concerned? (October 12, 2022)

Big Decision Coming on Protected Joshua Trees (October 12, 2022)

California Wants to Ban Natural Gas Furnaces and Heaters by 2030 (September 27, 2022)

California's 2030 Ban on Gas Heaters Opens a New Front in the War on Fossil Fuels (September 26, 2022)

5 Days for Newsom to Decide 550+ Bills (September 26, 2022)

Gas Furnaces Becoming Illegal? (September 26, 2022)

California Will Ban Gas Heaters by 2030 (September 24, 2022)

CARB Announces Ban on Sales of Gas Heaters, Furnaces, Water Heaters by 2030 (September 24, 2022)

California Plans to Phase Out New Gas Heaters by 2030 (September 23, 2022)

West Looks to Create Water as Drought Tests Limits of Conservation (September 23, 2022)

State Air Regulator Approves Detailed Plan to Meet Federal Ozone Standard by 2037 (September 22, 2022)

Public Asks to Extend Delta Conveyance EIR Review Period (September 21, 2022)

Governor Newsom Signs Critical Legislation to Protect Frontline Communities from Oil and Gas Operations (September 16, 2022)

The Divide Over Diablo (September 13, 2022)

Legislature Extends $1.4 Billion Lifeline to  California's Last Operating Nuclear Power Plant (September 6, 2022)

State Lawmakers Reject Bill to Curb Farm's Water Pumping (September 3, 2022)

California IOUs Stick to their Guns in Seeking Reforms to Rooftop Solar NEM Program (September 1, 2022)

California Air Resources Board Passes Advanced Clean Cars II Rule to Electrify Transportation Sector (August 26, 2022)

California to Ban Sales of Gas-Fueled Vehicles by 2035 in Effort to Combat Climate Change (August 25, 2022)

Newsom Drought Plan to Protect the Future (August 24, 2022)

State Unveils Latest Environmental Documents Meant to Push Controversial Delta Tunnel Ahead (August 23, 2022)

Gavin Newsom Clashes With California Environmentalists on Climate, Water (August 18, 2022)

Newsom Wants California Legislators to Pass the State's Most Aggressive Climate Package Ever. Is There Enough Time? (August 18, 2022)

California Department of Water Resources Releases Delta Conveyance Project Draft EIR (August 10, 2022)

How Bad Could It Be? CA Releases Environmental Impact Report for the Water-Stealing Delta Tunnel Project (July 30, 2022) 

Draft Impact Report Details Massive Calif. Water Diversion (July 28, 2022)

It's Here: Department of Water Resources Releases Draft EIR of Embattled Delta Tunnel Project (July 27, 2022)

Funding Allocated to Extend Life of Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant (July 11, 2022)

Is Nuclear Sustainable? Read the Label (July 8, 2022)

Indoor Air Quality for Health and Vertical Farming in California (July 7, 2022)

Deal Pulls California Plastic Trash Measure From Ballot (June 28, 2022)

What's The Best Way to Reduce Plastics? Not all California Environmentalists Agree (June 23, 2022)

Legislators, Newsom Negotiating Behind Closed Doors Over Energy Deal (June 23, 2022)

Assemblymember Cooper Blocks Fossil Divestment Bill from Being Heard in Committee (June 22, 2022)

Investigation into Silicon Valley Water Director Trudges Along (June 22, 2022)

Gas Rebates Likely 'Before October' (June 21, 2022)

Newsom Refuses to Mandate Strict Water Cuts. Why His "Bottom-Up" Drought Strategy is Not Working (June 17, 2022)

Sacramento Awash in 'Dirty Donations" from Big Oil? Watchdog Says It Is (June 14, 2022)

Environmental Groups Push More Aggressive Path to California's Goal of 100% Clean Car Sales by 2035 (June 10, 2022)

New Report Reveals California Pensions Calpers, Calstrs Vote No on Big Oil Shareholder Climate Resolutions (June 8, 2022)

An Environmental Win Regarding the Poseidon Ocean Desalination Plant Proposed for Huntington Beach (June 6, 2022)

California Needs More Water Infrastructure to Ease Shortage: Expert (June 5, 2022) 

Biofuels Remain Heavily Subsidized, Even as Environmentalists Turn Against Them (June 4, 2022)

California Drought Resurrects Decades-Old Plan for Controversial Sites Reservoir (June 2, 2022)

Even Amid Worsening Drought, Enviros Sharpen Knives for Calif's Lone Dam Prospect (June 1, 2022)

58 California Legislators Have Taken Over $10,000 in Dirty Donations (May 24, 2022)

California Gets More "Voluntary" Water Compliance (That Doesn't Actually Limit Water Use) (May 19, 2022)

Metropolitan Water District Votes to Participate in Big Ag-backed Voluntary Agreements in California (May 18, 2022)

Wildfires Eat Up $1.9B of Calif. Cap-And-Trade Revenue (May 13, 2022)

California Regulator Sets "Aggressive Pace for Phasing Out Natural Gas, Oil in Draft Update (May 12, 2022)

California Regulators Reject Governor's Pitch for Carbon Neutrality by 2035 (May 12, 2022)

Solar's Big Chill Boosts Coal (May 6, 2022)

Final Pathways to 30 x 30 Report Shows Ambitious Work Ahead for California (April 28, 2022) 

Opinion: Gas Tax Rebate Would Slow Transition to Zero-Emission Vehicles (April 27, 2022)

California Solar Bill Would Extend Access, Savings to Renters and Low-Income Families (April 26, 2022)

Metropolitan Water District Votes to Fund Embattled Sites Reservoir Project in Sacramento Valley (April 19, 2022) 

California Water Wars: Despite Controversy, the Sites Reservoir Water Storage Plan Moves Forward (April 15, 2022)

Newsom's Gas Rebate Would Stymie State's Climate Goals (April 13, 2022)

California Joshua Tree is Not Threatened, Regulators Say. It Could Bring More Development. (April 13, 2022)

Metropolitan Water District Board Votes to Fund Sites Reservoir (April 12, 2022) 

LA City Council unanimously backs CA Bill Divesting Public Pension Funds from Fossil Fuel Cos. (April 6, 2022)

Chumash Tribe Opposes Offshore Wind in Proposed Marine Sanctuary (March 24, 2022)

Oil and Gas Industry Heavily Outspends Environmental Groups On Lobbying in California (March 15, 2022) 

Oil and Gas Industry Spent Heavily on Clean Energy and Environmental Groups Lobbying in California (March 14, 2022)

Oil and Gas Industry Heavily Spends Clean Energy and Environmental Groups Lobbying in California (March 14, 2022)

The Move Will Affect Millions of Vehicles Nationwide and Restores California's Leadership Role In Setting Air Pollution Standards (March 10, 2022)

EPA Restores California's Ability to Set Own Emission Standards (March 10, 2022)

EPA Clears California to Set Its Own Car Emission Limits (March 9, 2022)

Biden Administration Allows California to Set Its Own Vehicle Pollution Rules Again, Overturning Trump Policy (March 9, 2022)

California Ballot Measure to Build More Reservoirs, Water Projects Dies Due to Lack of Signatures (February 1, 2022)

Questions About Lack of Diversity and Racial Bias Roil Major California Water Supplier (January 29, 2022)

California Energy Officials Plan to Slash Incentives for Rooftop Solar (January 18, 2022)

No Celebration in Sacramento: Environmental Groups Divided on Newsom's Big, Headline-Grabbing Budget (January 14, 2022)

Living Closer to Oil and Gas Drilling Linked to Higher Risk of Pregnancy Complications, New Study Finds (January 12, 2022) 

After Recent Wet Spell, Thoughts Turning Anew to Storage (January 11, 2022)

Newsom Budget Would Fund CSUB Energy Center, Well Abandonment Work (January 10, 2022)


Despite Massive Public Opposition and Global Pandemic, California Barrels Forward With Its Water-Stealing Delta Tunnel Plan (December 30, 2021)

Opposition Surfaces to Ballot Measure: "More Water Now" (December 28, 2021)

16 Environmental Justice, Tribal and Fishing Groups Announce Opposition to "More Water Now" (December 22, 2021)

Tribal Representatives Voice Opposition to Sites Reservoir, Lack of Consultation (December 18, 2021)

California Coastal Commission Approves Mouse Poison Drop on Farallon Islands (December 16, 2021)

How Big Oil Money Spreads Influence: 17 CA Assembly Members Got More Than $10K in Campaign Cash (December 1, 2021)

Where's the Resilience? California's Climate Strategy Found Lacking (November 26, 2021)

State Plans Action to Improve Ground Water Supply (November 26, 2021)

Update and Action Alert: California's Devastating Plans for the Water-Stealong Delta Tunnel (November 8, 2021)

Newsom Targets Oil Drilling Over Union Objections (October 27, 2021)

Sierra Club California Releases 2021 Legislative Report Card (October 27, 2021)

What They're Saying: Environmental and Health Advocates Support California's Move to Prevent New Oil Drilling Near Communities, Expand Health Protections (October 23, 2021)

Gavin Goes Big First, Worries About the Details Later (October 21, 2021)

New California Law Bans Use of Recycled Logo on Non-Recyclable Packages (October 5, 2021)

Litigation to Mitigate Impacts of Climate Change Along California Coast Signed Into Law (September 30, 2021)

California's Water Crisis is Real. What are the Solutions? (September 20, 2021)

Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Approves Motions to Phase Out Oil & Grass Drilling (September 20, 2021)

Can You Use A Leaf Blower and Be an Environmentalist? (September 18, 2021)

'A Major Victory': $33M Deal to Preserve 3K Acres in Tesla Park (September 13, 2021)

California Moves to Ban Sale of Gas-Powered Lawn Mowers and Leaf Blowers (September 9, 2021)

Legislators Reach Agreement with Governor to Preserve Tesla Park (September 8, 2021)

Thousands of Acres of East Bay WIlderness to be Preserved Under Agreement (September 7, 2021)

Tesla Park Protected in Perpetuity (September 6, 2021)

Legislation to Increase Marine Life Restoration Projects Moves Forward (September 3, 2021)

Historic Drought Slashes Hydropower Generation in California, Other Western States (August 24, 2021)

Big Donors Helping Newsom Fight California Recall Also Have a Big Wish List in Sacramento (August 24, 2021)

Big Oil Continues to Buy Off Your Elected Representatives (Spend Millions, Get Billions) (August 23, 2021)

Bill to Preserve Tesla Park Advances (July 14, 2021)

Offshore Wind Push Gains Momentum in California (July 13, 2021)

Lawmakers Okay $2.7 Billion for Zero-Emission Vehicles (July 12, 2021)

 Legislation to Increase Marine Life Restoration Projects Advances (July 1, 2021)

Plastic Bottles Are Lying About Recycling (June 25, 2021)

Change is Coming to the Mammoth Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (June 14, 2021)

California Offers $100 Million to Rescue its Struggling Legal Marijuana Industry (June 14, 2021)

Fishing and Environmental Groups Join Winnemem Wintu Tribe in Opposing Shasta Dam Rise (May 28, 2021)

Legislation to Protect Tesla Park Advances (May 26, 2021)

Newsom Allocates $200 Million for Oil and Gas Well Remediation (May 17, 2021)

Legislation to Preserve Tesla Parks Moves Ahead (May 6, 2021)

Trump-Era Water Rules Should Be Reversed (May 1, 2021)

Newsom Aims to Ban Fracking by 2024 (April 29, 2021)

Los Angeles Leaders Urged to Prioritize Wildlife Corridor Funding (April 28, 2021)

California Could Ban Sale of Gas-Powered Leaf Blowers Under Proposed Blowers Under Proposed Clean Air Law (April 29, 2021)

California Governor Seeks to Ban New Fracking in State by 2024 (April 26, 2021)

California to Ban Fracking Permits by 2024 (April 23, 2021)

California Lawmakers Vow to Hold DA Association Accountable for Misspent Funds (April 19, 2021)

Oakland Stadium Project Foes See Gentrification in Development (April 15, 2021)

The Left Wants More from Newsom, but Recall Shadow Looms Large (April 14, 2021)

California Proposes Plan for an Extensive Fracking Ban (April 5, 2021)

Newsom Asked for a Fracking Ban. He may get more than he Bargained for With Ambitious Plan (April 4, 2021)

Delta Conveyance Design and Construction Authority Executive Director Kathryn Mallon Steps Down (April 1, 2021)

Enviro Groups Oppose Recall + What to do with E-Commerce Waste + DA's Oppose Robbery Bill (March 30, 2021)

New Priorities Needed for California's Next Drought (March 25, 2021)

Despite Massive Public Opposition and Global Pandemic, California Barrels Forward With Its Water-Stealing Delta Plan (March 18, 2021)

Go-Ahead for More Oil Wells in Kern County Frustrates California's Climate Ambitions (March 11, 2021)

California Prosecutors' Association Reveals More Public Money May Have Been Misspent (March 5, 2021)

Environmentalists Push California to Cut Ties with Prosecutor Association Over Misspent Funds (March 1, 2021)

Delta Study Examines Climate Change Effect (February 18, 2021)

Bill Would Ban Fracking, Other Risky California Oil Production Techniques by 2027 (February 17, 2021)

Big Oil Invests Heavily in CA GOP State Legislators (February 16, 2021)

Environment Experts to Newsom: Now's Your Moment (January 26, 2021)

Newsom's Record on Climate and Wildfires (January 26, 2021)

Environment Experts to Newsom:  Now's Your Moment (January 26, 2021)

Newsom's $1.5 Billion Plan to Electric Cars Shifts Rebate Money to Equity Programs (January 23, 2021)

Judge Denies the EIR That Permits Off-Road Vehicles in Tesla Park (January 21, 2021)

State Habitat Restoration Project Breaks Ground at Southern End of Salton Sea (January 13, 2021)

Why Doesn't California's 2021 Budget Address the Fossil-Fueled Public Health and Climate Crises (January 11, 2021)

Governor Newsom Proposes a Budget; Let the Negotiations Begin (January 11, 2021) 



Climate Change Measures Top Environmentalists' 2021 State Priorities (December 29, 2020)

Planning for Delta Tunnel Moves Forward (December 29, 2020)

Amid Climate Crisis, California Approves Far More Drilling Permits (December 24, 2020)

California's Water-Stealing Delta Tunnel Barrels Forward Despite Popular Opposition (December 11, 2020)

Georgia On Your Mind? (December 10, 2020)

Oil Money Out: Sierra Club California Launches 'Tracking the Dirty Dollars' Project (December 1, 2020)

California Moves Toward All-Electric Home Appliances as Part of Decarbonization Effort (November 27, 2020)

California Regulators Didn't Follow Rules in Approving Hundreds of New Oil Well Permits, Audit Finds (November 27, 2020)

Zone 7 to Spend $2.8M on Delta Conveyance Project (November 26, 2020)

What Will a Biden Presidency Mean for California? A Lot Fewer Lawsuits, For One (November 9, 2020)

'Tail Winds':  California Prepares for Biden Presidency (November 9, 2020)

Why is Fracking in The News So Much? The Short Answer: Climate Change and People's Health (November 6, 2020)

Faulconer Pushes One Final Affordable Housing Plan (November 6, 2020)

Lawsuit Challenges California's Approval of $16 Billion to Fund Delta Tunnel Without CEQA Review (October 30, 2020)

Lawsuit Challenges California's $16 Billion Move to Fund Delta Tunnel Project (October 29, 2020)

Climate Change Draws Sierra Club Into Fight Against Proposition 22 (October 29, 2020)

Marin County Man Chosen to Lead New State Climate Change Corps (October 28, 2020)

If Passed, Proposition 22 Will Be Bad For Drivers, Air Quality and Climate, Say Science and Environmental Groups (October 28, 2020)

Environmentalists Oppose Uber, Lyft on California's Gig Worker Initiative. Here's Why (October 28, 2020)

Cash Blitz: Who's Spending The Most to Influence Your Vote for California Legislature? (October 27, 2020)

Mayor Garcetti Tells MWD to Focus on Affordability, Local Water Investment (October 21, 2020)

In Worrying Sign, California's Greenhouse Gas Emissions Rise in Latest Tally (October 19, 2020)

Why Trump Flip-Flopped on California Disaster Relief (October 17, 2020)

Leading National and State Advocacy Groups, Ben & Jerry's, and the Sacramento Bee Endorse Proposition 17 (October 15, 2020)

California Thought It Could Delay Climate Disaster. Now Millions of Acres Are Burning. (October 11, 2020)

As Oil Drilling Expands, CA Gov Newsom Pledges to Conserve 30% of Coastal Land by 2030 (October 8, 2020)

Gavin Newsom and Big Oil: It's Complicated (October 6, 2020)

Activists Criticize Newsom for Not Addressing Oil Drilling (October 3, 2020)

California Can Fix Its Wildfire Crisis -- If Politics Don't Get In The Way (October 2, 2020)

California Needs Bipartisan Action to End Wildfire Circle (October 2, 2020)

'It's Almost A Joke': In Rural California, Governor's Gas-Powered Car Ban is a Stretch (September 28, 2020)

Why Hasn't California Banned Fracking Yet? (September 28, 2020)

California's Gas-Fueled Car Ban: Can We Really All Drive Electric Cars? (September 27, 2020)

Gavin Newsom and Big Oil: It's Complicated (September 25, 2020)

NRDC Announces Support For California's Proposition 15 (September 24, 2020)

Governor Gavin Newsom Calls For California Ban on Gas-Fueled Cars By 2035, Local County Reopening Updates, Sound Advice With Jennifer Reason (September 24, 2020)

All New California Cars, Trucks Must Be Zero-Emission by 2035, Newsom Announces In Executive Order (September 23, 2020)

California Ban on Fracking by 2024 Criticized as Too Late (September 23, 2020)

Environmentalists: Newsom's Ban on Fracking By 2024 Too Late (September 23, 2020)

In Open Letter to California, Climate and Environmental Justice Groups Outline Key Climate Actions for Gov. Newsom (September 18, 2020)

A Greater Sense of Urgency Needed for Crises at the Salton Sea (September 15, 2020)

Massachusetts Urban Search and Rescue Task Force to Assist With Wildfires in Oregon (September 15, 2020)

Newsom Meets With Trump And Visits With North Complex Evacuees in Butte County (September 14, 2020)

Trump's Antagonistic Relationship With California Overshadows His Visit to Check on Wildfires (September 14, 2020)

California Governor Gently Confronts Trump on Climate (September 14, 2020)

California Gently Confronts Trump on Climate (September 14, 2020)

Newsom Meets With Trump And Visits With North Complex Evacuees With Butte County (September 14, 2020)

Plastic Waste Cuts Probably Headed to California Ballot As Advocates Give Up on Legislature (September 12, 2020)

Newsom Vows to Fast Track California's Green Goals 'In the Midst of a Climate Emergency' (September 11, 2020) 

Sierra Club: Bark Beetle, Dead Trees Don't Fan Wildfires, Problem is Too Much Fire Suppression (September 10, 2020)

Creek Fire: "We Didn't Use To Have These Kinds of Fires."  Logger Blames Poor Forest Management (September 8, 2020)

California and the Forest Service Have A Plan to Prevent Future Catastrophic Fires (August 27, 2020)

California Fires: State, Feds Agree to Thin Millions of Acres of Forests (August 23, 2020)

Bad Policy, Not Renewables, To Blame For California Blackouts (August 21, 2020)

Asm Cooper Calls Out Environmental Org's Racism (August 18, 2020)

Renewable Energy Corporations Fight Endangered Species Status for Joshua Trees (August 18, 2020)

California Has A New Plan to Protect Its Water Supply from Climate Change, But Some Say It's Based On Old Thinking (July 29, 2020)

Newsom Lays Out Big Dreams for California's Water Future (July 28, 2020)

Sierra Club Calls Out The Racism of Co-Founder John Muir (July 23, 2020)

Sierra Club Reflects On Its Racial Roots and Looks Toward A New Future (July 23, 2020) 

California Tunnel Vision Survives the Pandemic (July 20, 2020)

Environmental Justice: Oil Bankruptcies Require a Just Transition (Worker Retraining and Toxic Cleanups) (July 17, 2020)

As Oil Goes Bankrupt, California Governor Urged to Hold Industry Responsible for Well Clean Ups (July 16, 2020)

Environmentalists Seek a Full Repeal of Proposition 13 (July 2, 2020)

Commentary: The California Air Resources Board's Support of Electric Trucks is a Step in the Right Direction (July 1, 2020)

California Mandate: Commercial Trucks Go Electric Starting in 2024, all-EV by 2045 (June 26, 2020)

Water Agencies and Advocates Join in Seeking Federal Funds to Reduce Water Costs (June 25, 2020)

Electric Big Rigs? California Poised to Adopt Nation's First Rules Requiring Electric Trucks (June 25, 2020)

California Passes Nation's First Zero-Emission, Electric Truck Goal (June 24, 2020)

New Storytelling Initiative Elevates The Work of Diverse Sacramento Leaders (June 23, 2020)

EV's, Solar, Wind Sidelined as State Budgets Slashed (June 6, 2020)

Reimagine California's Big-Water Dreams (June 6, 2020)

Newsom's Environmental Budget Cuts Escalate Tensions With State Activists (June 1, 2020)

California's Budget Cuts Threaten Environmental Spending (May 25, 2020)

Labor and Green Groups Ask California to Protect People, Not Polluters (May 19, 2020)

California Environmental Projects on Hold as Coronavirus Guts State Budget (May 17, 2020)

Bob 'Sully' Sullivan: Reopening the San Diego Economy (May 16, 2020)

California's Budget Cuts Threaten Environmental Spending (May 16, 2020)

New State Park? Climate Catalyst Fund? On Hold in Newsom's Coronavirus-Afflicted Budget (May 14, 2020)

Poll: 40% of Readers Want Car-Free Streets to Last (May 13, 2020)

Coalitions Asks Congress to Fund State Drinking, Wastewater Districts Amid Pandemic (May 12, 2020) 

Lawsuits Fly Amid State, Federal Changes in California Water Delivery and Use (May 3, 2020)

Groups Sue California Over Failure to Analyze Water Project's Impact on Salmon, Other Fish (May 2, 2020)

California Electric Trucks Standards is First of its Kind; Pandemic Leads Trucking Industry to Question Its Viability (April 30, 2020)

Lawsuit Challenges California's Failure to Address State Water Project's Threat to Bay Delta, Salmon Runs (April 29, 2020) 

California Forges Ahead with Nation's First Electric Trucks Standard (April 28, 2020)

Water Advocates Advise Against Bottled Water Hoarding (April 16, 2020)

Can California Meet Its Electrical Truck Goals (March 17, 2020)

Trumping Pumping (March 5, 2020)

Community Shared Solar: Promising Option for Calif. Builders (March 3, 2020)

California is Taking Aim at Uber and Lyft's Outsized Climate Consequences (March 3, 2020)

California OKs First Community Solar Program Under New Building Standard, Troubling Rooftop Advocates (February 24, 2020)

Could Free Transit for Kids Help California Beat Climate Change (February 24, 2020)

Regulators Loosen California's Rule Requiring Solar Panels on New Homes (February 23, 2020)

Regulators Loosen California's Groundbreaking Rule to Require Residential Rooftop Solar (February 21, 2020)

California Backtracks on Solar Requirement for New Homes, Critics Say (February 20, 2020)

Western Water: Lawsuits Loom as Trump Opens Calif. Taps (February 20, 2020)

Trump's Visit to 'Occupied Territory:' President Earns Big Bucks, Some Voter Support - And Protester Ire (February 19, 2020)

One Tunnel, Same Distrust (February 12, 2020)

District Makes Case for Measure L (February 10, 2020)

State Lands Commission Reviews Strategic Plan (February 4, 2020)

Is California's Water-Stealing Delta Tunnel in Trouble? Public Meeting Cancelled for 4th Time (February 1, 2020)

San Ysidro School District Commits to Rolling Out Zero-Emission Buses (January 28, 2020)

California Voters to Decide Costly  Bond Issues for 'Climate Resiliency' (January 26, 2020)

Child Care Accelerator Hopes to Help Central Oregon Create 1,000 Day Care Spots by 2022 (January 25, 2020)

Proposed Bill Would Include Large Hydro, Nuclear in California's Renewable Portfolio Standard (January 23, 2020)

Bonds on the Ballot: Will Billions of Dollars Help California Cope With Climate Change? (January 22, 2020)

Newsom Dives Into Decades-Long California Water Fight (January 22, 2020)

Newsom Wades Into Decades-Long Bid to Wring More Water in California (January 21, 2020) 

Electric Car Owners Get a Break on the Gas Tax. It's Costing California $32 Million (January 19, 2020)

Electric Cars Receive a California Gas Tax That Costs Millions (January 19, 2020)

Owners of Electric Cars Get A Break on the Gas Tax. It's Costing California $32 Million (January 19, 2020)

It's Official: Delta Tunnel Planning Begins in California (January 17, 2020)

Gavin Newsom Starts California's Gigantic Water Tunnel Project Again (January 16, 2020)

Newsom Moves Ahead With Plan for Single Delta Water Tunnel (January 16, 2020)

Gov. Gavin Newsom's Administration Seeks Input on Water Plan (January 16, 2020)

Newsom Administration Officially Begins Delta Tunnel Planning With 'Notice of Preparation' (January 15, 2020)

California Governor Restarts Giant Water Tunnel Project (January 15, 2020)

California Looks to Boost Hydrogen Use (January 14, 2020)

California Barrels Forward on its Reckless Fish-Killing Delta Tunnels Plan (January 13, 2020)

California Budget Proposal Includes $1 Billion 'Green Loan Fund' (January 11, 2020)

California's 'Hydrogen Highway' Never Happened. Could 2020 Change That? (January 11, 2020)

California Has Protections Against Trump Rollback of Environmental Rules (January 9, 2020)

This Bill Would Let New Homeless Shelters and Affordable Housing Bypass Environmental Law (January 8, 2020)

Assemblymember Bonta Launches California Green New Deal (January 6, 2020)

California Could Get a Green New Deal Of its Own as Lawmakers Aim to Address Climate Change and Inequality (January 6, 2020)

Gavin Newsom's Ambitious and Uneven First Year as California Governor (January 5, 2020) 


California's Gov. Newsom had 'Baptism by Fire' in 1st Year (December 30, 2019)

Central Valley Water Board Approves Grasslands Water District Permit (December 13, 2019)

CARB Leaves Door Open for Stronger Zero-Emissions Truck Regulation (December 13, 2019)

California Faces A Crossroads on the Path to 100% Clean Energy (December 12, 2019)

California Weighs Controversial Anti-Pollution Rule for Truck Exhaust Pipes (December 12, 2019)

California Considers Controversial Rule to Address Truck Exhaust Pipe Contamination (December 12, 2019)

California Weighs Controversial Rule to Tackle Truck Tailpipe Pollution (December 11, 2019)

How to Get Young People to Vote (December 9, 2019)

California Ends New Fracking Pending Results of Scientific Study (December 7, 2019)

Eliminating Natural Gas Will Impose Significant Costs on People and Businesses (November 25, 2019)

SF Bay Area County Approves Premier Low-Carbon Concrete Code (November 22, 2019)

California Needs to Take These Three Actions Needed to Improve Our Energy System -- and the Environment (November 21, 2019)

California Ready to Fight Feds Over Plan to Put Farms Over Fish in Water War (November 21, 2019)

Newsom Blocks New California Fracking Pending Scientific Review (November 19, 2019)

Why is California Approving So Many New Oil Wells? (November 18, 2019)

Save Earth's Little Things and You Save Us All, Including the Joshua Tree (November 15, 2019)

Fishing Groups, Winnemen Condemn Water Board Plan to Continue Toxic Discharges into Delta (November 7, 2019)

California is On Fire. This Republican Solution Will Only Stoke The Flames (October 29, 2019)

Shoreline Park on Peninsula Would Provide Natural Climate-Change Buffer (October 22, 2019)

California Fights Trump on Everything --- Except Water (October 21, 2019)

Thousands of Californians Demand A Stronger Electric Truck Standard (October 17, 2019)

Groups Push for Stronger Electric Truck Standard in California (October 17, 2019)

Penske Adds New Dance Partner to Electric Fleet Boogaloo (October 17, 2019)

California Water Board OKs 35-Year Plan to Tackle Farm Pollution (October 16, 2019)

Smoking Banned on All California State Beaches and State Parks (October 14, 2019)

Governor Vetoes Local Bill on Alameda-Tesla Expansion Area (October 14, 2019)

New California Law Protects Workers From Toxic Lead Poisoning (October 11, 2019) 

'A Victim of Their Own Failure': Why PG&E's Massive Power Shutdown in California was Inevitable (October 9, 2019)

Trump Forcibly Expands Oil and Gas Drilling in California. Will Newsom Fight Back? (October 9, 2019)

Environmental Bill's Veto Sparked Surprise (October 3, 2019)

California Tests New Strategies to Prevent Deadly Wildfires (September 30, 2019)

Governor Signs Senator Leyva's Legislation Requiring Smog Checks for Big Rig Trucks (September 30, 2019)

Gov. Newsom Vetoes Bill That Countered Trump Rollbacks of State Environment Laws (September 28, 2019)

California Governor Vetoes Bill Stopping Trump Environment Rollbacks: Special Interests Threatened and Won (September 28, 2019)

Gov. Newsom Vetoes Bill Aimed at Blunting Trump Environment Policy (September 27, 2019)

Newsom Vetoes SB 1 Environmental Bill Criticized as "Job Killer" (September 27, 2019)

Bill to Blunt Trump Environment Policy Vetoed in California (September 27, 2019)

Defying Environmentalists, Newsom Vetoes Bill to Block Trump's Endangered Species Act Rollback (September 27, 2019)

California Gov. Newsom Signals Veto of Environmental Bill (September 26, 2019)

Smog Check Required for Big Trucks in California (September 23, 2019)

Calif. Now Requires Regular Smog Checks for Big Trucks (September 21, 2019)

Governor Signs Senator Leyva's Legislation Requiring Smog Checks for Big Rig Trucks (September 21, 2019)

Fire Power: What if the Answer to California's Wildfire Woes is More Fire? (September 19, 2019)

Demise of Key Environment Bill Could Escalate California's Water Wars (September 19, 2019)

Californians are Buying Up Electric Cars. But Where Will They Plug In? (September 18, 2019)

Alameda-Tesla Expansion Area Bill Reaches Governor's Desk (September 17, 2019)

Governor Newsom Says He Will Veto Bill Blocking Trump Rollback of Endangered Fish Species Protection (September 17, 2019)

Legislation to Curb Plastic Trash Stall Before Session's End (September 16, 2019)

SB 1 Coalition Responds to Governor Newsom's Announcement (September 15, 2019)

Newsom Plans to Veto Bill That Would Have Blocked Trump's Rollback of Endangered Species Protection (September 15, 2019)

California Lawmakers Vote to Block Trump's Environmental Rollbacks, Defying Newsom (September 14, 2019)

California Lawmakers Stall on Landmark Legislation to Curb Plastic Trash (September 14, 2019)

Bill to Lower Voting Age in California to 17 Delayed Until 2020 (September 13, 2019)

Trump EPA Weakens Clean Water Protections (September 13, 2019)

On Bill to Blunt Trump 's Environment Aims, It's Farms or Endangered Species  -- And Newsom Must Choose (September 11, 2019)

Feinstein, Costa Support Weakening of CA Bill Blocking Trump Rollbacks of Environmental Regulations (September 10, 2019)

California Lawmakers Challenge Trump's Bid to Expand Oil Drilling and Fracking Statewide (September 9, 2019)

California Bill Puts Recycling Onus on Plastic Manufacturers. They're Not Happy About It (September 9, 2019)

Seize the Means of Debate (August 24, 2019)

Coastal Resilience and Adaptation Program Bill Amended in Committee (August 22, 2019)

Massive Hemp Farm - Up to 1,280 Acres - Could Rise in San Bernardino County's Mojave Desert (August 19, 2019)

Surviving the Next Drought: It's Political in California's Central Valley (August 16, 2019)

California Grabs Oversight of Mojave Water Pipeline Project (August 7, 2019)

Climate Change Could Kill Off Southern California's Joshua Trees (August 7, 2019)

Inland Leaders Defend Natural Gas in Homes, Businesses (August 5, 2019)

California's Biggest Oil Spill in Decades Brings More Defiance Than Anger From Locals (August 5, 2019)

Why Joshua Tree National Park May Be Saying Goodbye to Most of its Iconic Trees in the Next 81 Years (August 5, 2019) 

California Grabs Oversight of Mojave Water Pipeline Project (August 2, 2019) 

How California Keeps Blocking Trump's Environmental Rollbacks (July 29, 2019)

California's Biggest Oil Spill in Decades Brings More Defiance than Anger from Locals (July 28, 2019)

Chevron Appeals State Order on Oil Leak Near McKittrick (July 26, 2019)

All Californians Should Have Safe, Clean Water. But How Do We Make It Happen? (July 21, 2019)

Dozens of Environmental Groups Want to Contribute to Newsom's Water Portfolio Plan (July 18, 2019)

Is California Clamping Down on Oil and Gas At Last? (July 15, 2019)

California Governor Criticizes Increase in Fracking Permits (July 12, 2019)

California's Ban on Alligator Imports Could Be Delayed Despite Animal Rights Appeal (July 11, 2019)

Conservation Coalition Outlines Goals for Governor Newsom's "Water Portfolio" Plan (July 8, 2019)

Gov. Gavin Newsom Must Act on His First California Budget by Midnight Tonight. Here's What's In It. (June 26, 2019)

Newsom Catches Heat for Using Climate Funds on Drinking Water Plan (June 19, 2019)

Why Fighting For Clean Water With Climate Change Money Worries Some California Lawmakers (June 17, 2019)

California Idea to Study Phasing Out Gas -Powered Cars Wins New Life (June 15, 2019)

Apparently the Flatulence of 1.8 Million Dairy Cows Isn't All That Deadly After All (June 12, 2019) 

California Lawmakers Agree to Tap $130M of Clean Air Funding to Pay for Drinking Water (June 10, 2019)

Climate Changed: In Quest for Bigger Batteries, California Mulls Century-Old Idea (June 6, 2019)

How Effective is Governor Newsom's Wildfire Plan? (June 4, 2019)

These California Environmental Bills Made It To The Next Round (June 3, 2019)

Labor Anger Over Green New Deal Greets 2020 Contenders in California (June 1, 2019)

No, We Shouldn't Pump Desert Groundwater Near Joshua Tree To Help Store Electricity (May 29, 2019)

Gov. Newsom to Waive Environmental Rules for Fire Season Prep (May 29, 2019)

Should Big Dams Be Counted As  Renewable Energy? California Democrats Divided (May 26, 2019)

New Air District Appointee Should Put Public Health First (May 24, 2019)

CA Rescinds Delta Tunnels Bond Resolutions, Feds Withdraw Permit (May 12, 2019)

CalFire Considers Environment While Acting Fast on Fire Prevention (May 6, 2019)

Keep It Clean (May 2, 2019)

California Governor Makes Big Change to Giant Water Project (May 2, 2019)

California Water Board Faces Lawsuit Over New Wetland Rules (May 1, 2019)

Hydropower Bill Would Sabotage California's Clean Energy Mandate, Critics Say (April 30, 2019)

A Tumultuous Time in the Split-Screen Era of American Politics (April 29, 2019)

California Gov. Newsom Facing New Pressure from Environmental Groups to Block Drilling, Fracking (April 29, 2019)

On Earth Day, California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara Refuses to Lead on Global Warming; Denies Petition to Require Insurers to Disclose the Fossil Fuel Projects They Insure, Says Consumer Watchdog (April 23, 2019)

James Gallagher's Housing Bill Moves Forward; Randall Stones' Opposition Tempered by Amendments (April 23, 2019)

Will Newsom End Oil Drilling in California? Many Environmentalists Are Betting Yes (April 23, 2019)

State's Forest Management Effort Sparks Concern Among Local South Bay Environmentalists  (April 21, 2019)

Umberg's Climate Plan Passes Committee on Natural Resources (April 10, 2019)

Progressive Organizations Unite Behind Bold Agenda to Achieve a "California for All" (April 8, 2019)

Bernhardt Advances to Full Senate Vote Despite Questions of Blatant Corruption (April 5, 2019)

California Could Crack Down on Vaping. But Could It Help Teens Quit Smoking? (March 27, 2019)

California to Waive Environmental Rules to Prep for Wildfire Season (March 26, 2019)

Nearly 1,000 Acres of Redwood Forests in the Santa Cruz Mountains Preserved in $11.7 Million Deal (March 26, 2019)

Trump's Nominee for Interior Secretary Comes With a Ton of Ethical Baggage (March 25, 2019)

Dead Oaks in Huddart Park to be Removed as Part of Newsom's Emergency Declaration (March 23, 2019) 

Gov Newsom Declares Wildfire Emergency, Waives Environmental Rules To Expedite Projects (March 22, 2019)

Gov Newsom Declares State of Emergency On Wildfires Before This Season Begins (March 22, 2019)

California Gov. Gavin Newsom Declares State of Emergency Due to Increased Wildfire Risk (March 22, 2019)

CA Gov Declares Fire Emergency , Speeds Up Forest Management Rules (March 22, 2019)

Gov. Newsom Declares 'Statewide Emergency'  On Wildfires, Waives Environmental Reviews On Forest Management Projects (March 22, 2019) 

California Gov. Gavin Newsom to Waive Environmental Rules for Fire Season Prep (March 22, 2019)

Climate Activists Petition for Carriers in California to Reveal Fossel Fuel Insureds (March 21, 2019)

Tell Your Senators: Vote NO on Bernhardt for Interior Secretary (We Don't Need Another Lobbyist) (March 11, 2019)

Bill to Reduce Carbon Emissions Targets Trucking Industry (March 11, 2019)

Diesel Trucks Would Be Nearly Eliminated in California Under Proposed Law (March 8, 2019)

Gas Cars May Soon Become As Obsolete As Horse-Drawn Buggies (March 6, 2019)

California Officials Focus on Forest Management After Fires (March 5, 2019)

"A Hell of a Lot of Money:" Oil Coalition Spends Big to Boost Long Beach Councilwoman's Senate Campaign (March 4, 2019)

Finding a Campsite on is a Mess. Here's the Solution. (March 1, 2019)

What Oregon's Cap-And-Trade Legislation Can't Buy (March 1, 2019)

Californians Drive Energy and Environment Debate (February 26, 2019)

Sierra Club Opposes Proposed Cement Plant. Period. (February 24, 2019)

California Gov. Gavin Newsom Downsizes Delta Water Project: One Tunnel, Not Two (February 12, 2019)

Do California Cement Factories Pollute More Than Those in China or India? Study Suggests Time to Further Reduce Carbon Emissions (February 7, 2019)

Report Highlights Cement Pollution in California (February 5, 2019)

California Seeks Faster Forestry Approvals in Wildfire Fight (Jan 29, 2019)

Fifty Years After Santa Barbara Spill, Oil Drilling Fight Goes On (Jan 28, 2019)

Turning Wood Into Electrons: Biomass Facilities Transform Burnt Forests Into Renewable Energy, But Some Argue It's Not An Eco-Friendly Solution (January 22, 2019)

Key California Ag Region Ponders What's Next After Voters Spurns Bond to Fix Sinking Friant-Kern Canal (January 17, 2019)

Cities are Tucking Climate Change Fixes Into New Laws (January 15, 2019)

Newsom Budget Proposal Links Housing to Transportation Money (January 11, 2019)

California Governor Links Housing, Transportation Money (January 10, 2019)

Five Big Things Governor Brown Did on Climate Change  (January 3, 2019)


Opponents Vow to Fight Development Between Stockton, Lodi (December 28, 2018)

From The 1970s to Today, Jerry Brown Defined Modern California. What His Legacy Means Depends On Whom You Ask (December 27, 2018)

California Becomes First State to Commit to All-Electric Bus Fleet (December 25, 2018)

California Approves a Ruling For 100 Percent Electric City Buses by 2029 (December 17, 2018)

California Bus Agencies Ordered to Make Fleets Emission-Free (December 17, 2018)

California Switching to Zero-Emission Transit Buses by 2040 (December 17, 2018)

California Pushes for 100 Percent Zero-Emission Buses by 2040 (December 16, 2018)

California Pledged No-Emission Buses by 2040 (December 14, 2018)

California to Phase In Electric, Fuel-cell Transit Buses: Regulators (December 14, 2018)

Update1- California to Phase in Electric, Fuel-cell Transit Buses - Regulators (December 14, 2018)

California's Campaign Watchdog Agency Could Soon Lower Fines For Many Violations (December 14, 2018)

California Today:  A Second Run at a Controversial Housing Fix (December 10, 2018)

Contentious California Plan To Expand Housing Near Transit Gets New Life (December 6, 2018)

Can Newsom Make a Dent in California's Affordable Housing Crisis? (December 4, 2018)

To Develop or Not Develop? Stockton City Council Considers Fate of Empty Lot (December 4, 2018) 

California is Managing Its Forests -- but is the President Managing its Federal Lands? (December 2, 2018)

General Plan To Be Discussed at Tuesday's Stockton City Council Meeting (December 1, 2018)

Voters Defeat Proposition 3, Big Ag's Water Bond (November 29, 2018)

Even California Cannot Defy Nature Forever (November 21, 2018)

The Jim Acosta Liberation Struggle Comes to a Decisive End... Assange Who? (November 17, 2018)

Stockton General Plan Approved by Commission, Headed to City Council (November 16, 2018)

Approved By Water Agencies, Killed By Voters: Cali Water Bond (November 12, 2018)

Watch the California Priorities Summit -- and Share Your #Advice4Gavin (November 9, 2018)

Breaking: Delta Stewardship Council Staff Finds California Water Fix Inconsistent With Delta Plan! (November 8, 2018)

This Victorious California Ballot Measure Could Improve the Lives of Farm Animals Nationwide (November 8, 2018)

California Voters Defeat Proposition 3, the Big Ag-Backed Water Bond (November 8, 2018)

California Voters Hand Big Agriculture a Defeat  - Water Bond Prop 3 Fails (November 8, 2018)

Prop. 3: California Water Projects Bond Measure Goes Down to Defeat (November 7, 2018)

Environment: Making A Global Climate Agenda Work (November 7, 2018) 

Californians Pass Prop 12: Farm Animal Confinement Initiative (November 7, 2018)

$9 Billion California Water Bond Trailing in Early Returns (November 7, 2018)

Proposition 3: Water Bond Measure Appears Headed for Defeat (November 6, 2018)

California Makes Cage-Free Hens A State Law (November 6, 2018)

California Banishes Cages for Egg-Laying Hens (November 6, 2018)

'Sacred Cows are Going to Have to be Slain.' What Should California's Next Governor Prioritize? (November 5, 2018)

'Think Big, Spend Conservatively.' California Leaders Offer Advice for the Next Governor (November 5, 2018)

Proposition 3 Pours Money on Central Valley Water Projects, Faces Opposition (November 5, 2018)

Prop. 12 Helps Animals, Consumers, Environment (November 4, 2018)

Local Partisans Sound Off On Ballot Measures, Races as Election Day Draws Near (November 1, 2018)

Will California Elections Stop "An Unhinged President? Put Us on "A Path to Gridlock"? (October 29, 2018)

Katie Hill v. Steve Knight + Addressing Affordability (October 29, 2018)

OPINION: Vote No on Prop 6 to Maintain Infrastructure and Safety (October 28, 2018)

Vote on Stockton's General Plan Put Off Amid Concerns (October 26, 2018)

Diverse Coalition of Leaders Unite in Support of Proposition 10 & Share Vision of California that Works for All (October 26, 2018)

Brown's Successor Can Do Better  On the Environment. Here's How.  (October 25, 2018)

Water Bond Would Spread Money Across the State -- But Pour It On The Central Valley (October 23, 2018)

Influencers List Jerry Brown's Greatest Successes, Failures (October 22, 2018)

Letter: Too Many Problems With Yet Another Water Bond (October 21, 2018)

Trump Delivers on Water for Valley, Gives Lift to GOP Congressmen (October 19, 2018)

A Big YES on 10! (October 19, 2018)

Tackling the State Props: Part II (October 18, 2018)

2 Visions for California Criminal Justice: Xavier Becerra, Steven Bailey Contend for State Attorney General (October 18, 2018)

Proposition 6: California's Gas Tax Repeal, Explained (October 18, 2018)

Why Animal Rights Groups Are Divided Over November's Meat-Sales Vote (October 18, 2018)

Cities on the World Stage: In California, Creating A More Climate-Friendly Future (October 17, 2018)

Skelton: No State Oversight on Spending $8.9B in Prop 3 -- the Largest Water Bond in California History (October 15, 2018)

Yes on 12 (October 15, 2018)

How To Get Young People To Vote?  (October 11, 2018)

Proposition 3: Smart Water Plan or Costly Gift to Farmers?  (October 10, 2018)

Can California Go All Green Without A Western RTO? (October 7, 2018)

California Water Woes: Ballot Measure Aims at Solutions, But A Steep Cost (October 5, 2018)

Vote 2018: Ballot Initiatives (October 4, 2018)

CA Election: Proposition 12 is the Humane Thing to Do (October 3, 2018)

Local, Region, and State Oct 2 (October 2, 2018)

Proposition 3 Mostly Benefits Billionaire Investors (October 1, 2018)

'Hell Hath No Fury Like A Woman Wronged.' Will California Voters Send A Message This Year? (October 1, 2018)  

Bill Protecting Children From Dangerous Lead Exposure Approved by Governor (September 25, 2018)

Tired of Traffic and Bumpy Roads? California Leaders Have Some Ideas (September 24, 2018)

Can Insurance Help Californians Recover From Natural Disasters (September 20, 2018)

Your Call Election Special: CA Prop 3 Debate & Voter Information Guide (September 19, 2018)

Editorial: Vote "No" on Water-Bond Prop. 3; "Yes" on Prop. 4, Children's Hospital (September 18, 2018)

Is California Taking Things Too Far... Or Not Far Enough? (September 17, 2018)

California Gets Real About Clean Energy (September 13, 2018)

California Will Completely Shift to Clean Energy by 2045 (September 10, 2018)

California To Go 100% Carbon-Neutral (September 10, 2018)

California Lawmakers Pass PG&E Wildfire Relief Bill, Let Grid Regionalization Expire (September 4, 2018)

CA Pols Voting on $1B for Wildfire Prevention (August 31, 2018)

California Legislature Passes Historic Bill to Achieve 100% Clean Energy (August 30, 2018)

California Lawmakers to Trump Administration: Federal Offshore Drilling? Not On Our Watch (August 30, 2018)

California Assembly Passes 100% Renewable Energy Bill (August 29, 2018)

California Commits to 100% Carbon Free Electricity by 2045 (August 29, 2018)

California Assembly Advances 100% Clean Energy Bill (August 28, 2018)

Fisherman, Tribal Members, and Enviros Band Together to Advocate More Water Flow (August 22, 2018)

Other Woes May Distract California Voters on Environment (August 17, 2018)

Tesla Area Conservation Bill Moving Ahead (August 16, 2018)

California Supreme Court Denies Hearing for Monsanto Challenge to Prop 65 (August 16, 2018)

A Zone for Stockton's Dreams? Or Sprawl? (August 14, 2018)

Before Visit to Carr Fire, Interior Chief Says Environmentalists Partially to Blame for Wildfires (August 13, 2018)

Ryan Zinke Tells California How to Stop Wildfires: Cut Down Trees (August 13, 2018)

Ryan Zinke Suggested Cutting Trees to Stop California Fires (August 13, 2018)

Trump Administration Taking the Fight to California Over Bad Environmental Laws (August 13, 2018)

Environmentalists Partially to Blame for Severity of CA's Wildfires, Interior Chief Says (August 13, 2018)

The President's Right': Interior Chief Pushes Thinning Forest To Cut Fire Risk (August 12, 2018)

California Burns; White Supremicists Plan to Rally in DC (August 11, 2018)

Climate Change, Drought Set the Stage for Devastating California Fire-Activist (August 11, 2018)

Residents, Activists Question Proposed Development in Stockton's General Plan (August 4, 2018)

General Plan has Stockton Creeping North (August 3, 2018)

California Timber Industry may be a 'Piece of the Puzzle' to Help Reduce State's Raging Wildfires (August 3, 2018)

Stockton's 'Smart Growth" Plan for 8 Mile Road Met With Concern (August 1, 2018)

Sierra Club Blasts Sockton' Proposal for Housing North of Eight Mile Road (July 31, 2018)

As California Grid Expansion Nears Finish Line, Hurdles Only Get Higher (July 24, 2018)

Deadline for Funding of California Water Projects (July 23, 2018)

Dead Dolphins, Whales and Sea Turtles Aren't Acceptable Collateral Damage for Swordfishing (July 23, 2018)

Letters: Sacramento Family is Out of Options Over the Housing Crisis (July 20, 2018)

Country Fire Chief Calls For More Fuel Breaks Following Goleta-Area Holiday (July 16, 2018)

The Fire Next Time (July 16, 2018) 

Delta Tunnels: MWD Puts LA Ratepayers on the Hook for $10.8 Billion of $17 Billion Cost (July 10, 2018)

Clean Energy Coalition Delivers 38,000 Signatures Supporting 100% Clean Energy to California Legislature (July 3, 2018)

EPA Bill Rider Would Bar Lawsuits Against WaterFix (June 28, 2018)

Oakland A's Ask Lawmakers for Legal Protection (June 26, 2018)

Senate Committee Passes Bill That Would Make State More Dependent on Dirty Energy (June 23, 2018)

Suit Says State Council Favored Twin Tunnels Over Restoring Delta (June 14, 2018)

New Law Bans Shower, Laundry on Same Day (June 5, 2018)

New Water Conservation Laws May Limit How Much Water Cities Can Use (June 1, 2018)

Drought or No Drought: Permanent Water Saving Rules Set for Californians (May 31, 2018)

Calilfornia's Prop 68 Pledges to Revitalize and Create Urban Parks (May 30, 2018)

Enviros Sue Calif. Agency Over Water Management Plan (May 29, 2018)

Another California City Switches to Renewable Diesel, Ahead of Key Proposition 70 Vote (May 29, 2018) 

Gavin Newsom Makes Stop in Monterey (May 29, 2018)

Lawsuit Challenges Delta Plan's Water Exports to Southern California (May 25, 2018)

CA Gets More Than $1-Billion in Volkswagen Settlements. Where Should The Money Go? (May 25, 2018) 

Proposition 70: High-Speed Rail or Electric Cars? How Should California Spend Billions From Its Climate Program? (May 25, 2018)

California Moves Toward Crafting Specific Water Caps for Urban Districts (May 24, 2018)

Who's Afraid of Litigation Challenging the Delta Tunnels? (May 15, 2018)

Heating Up a Housing Crisis (May 15, 2018)

California Governor Signs Order to Reduce Wildfire Danger, Accelerate Forest Management (May 11, 2018)

To Save the Forest, Gov. Brown Wants to Burn More Trees (May 11, 2018)

California Governor Signs Order to Reduce Wildfire Danger (May 10, 2018)

City Week: A Visit from Sessions, Prop 68 and Accessing Accessor Dronenburg (May 9, 2018)

Solar Homes to Skyrocket Under California's New Energy Rules (May 9, 2018)

California to Become the First US State to Require Solar Panels on New Homes (May 8, 2018)

2018 Election: Your Guide to the State Primary Ballot Measures (May 7, 2018)

California Proposal May Require New Homes to Come with Solar Pannels (May 7, 2018)

California Expected to Mandate Solar Panels for New Homes (May 6, 2018)

Top News: California Anticipated to Mandate Photo Voltaic Panels for Brand Spanking New Properties (May 5, 2018)

California to Become First U.S. State Mandating Solar on New Homes (May 5, 2018)

California Sen. Mike McGuire's SB 1453 Bill Passes Senate Committee (May 3, 2018)

Legislation Extending Time for Prosecuting Cannabis Grows on Illegal Timberland Conversions Passed Senate Committee (May 2, 2018)

State's Drought Fueled Rise in Utility Bills (April 26, 2018)

Secrets, and Seals of Approval, in the California Governor's Race (April 26, 2018)

Giving Common Sense A Chance in California (April 26, 2018)

Jane Kim Promises More Housing After Transit-Housing Bill Failure (April 25, 2018)

SB 827 Postmortem: Let's Build More Housing the Right Way (April 23, 2018)

Transit Housing Bill Fails as California YIMBS Search for Radical Solutions (April 23, 2018)

Sierra Club Backs Gavin Newsom for California Governor (April 20, 2018)

Californians Definitely Want A Housing Bill. Just Not This One (April 19, 2018)

California Lawmakers Kill Housing Bill After Fierce Debate (April 18, 2018)

Major California Housing Bill Dies in First Hearing (April 18, 2018)

Bill Pushing Apartments and Condos Near Public Transit Loses Crucial Vote (April 17, 2018)

California Lawmakers Kill Housing Bill After Fierce Debate (April 17, 2018)

A Green House Divided (April 17, 2018)

California Housing Showdown Draws Key Interest Groups (April 17, 2018)

Legislative Update: Tracking Some of California's Housing Bills (April 16, 2018)

Construction of Massive Water Tunnels Win Approval in California (April 11, 2018)

Water Agency Approves $11B for California Twin Tunnels Plan (April 11, 2018) 

Terry McLaughlin: Efforts at Alleviating Affordable Housing Crisis Gone Awry? (April 11, 2018)

The Legislation Aims to Fix California Housing Crisis (April 10, 2018)

Water Agency Approves $11B for California Twin Tunnels Plan (April 10, 2018)

Metropolitan Water District Reverses Course on Delta Tunnels Again (April 7, 2018)

'Me too' movement is shrinking the number of green lawmakers (April 4, 2018)

California Has a Controversial Plan to Solve Its Housing Crisis. Drivers Aren't Going to Like It. (March 30, 2018)

California's 100% Renewable Energy Initiative Gains Steam (March 27, 2018)

What to Know About the Housing Bill that has People Freaking Out from Marin to Compton (March 22, 2018)

Push Toward Transit-Oriented Housing Proves Divisive in California (March 21, 2018)

Land Use Showdown: Battle Lines are Drawn in SB 827 Housing Density and Height Debate (March 20, 2018)

In California, Push for Denser Housing Splits Environmentalists (March 16, 2018)

In California, Momentum Builds for Radical Action on Housing (March 5, 2018)

California Gears Up for a Battle Over Single-Family Zoning Near Transit (March 5, 2018)

Senate Bill 827: A Primer (February 26, 2018)

Local Zoning is Getting In the Way of Housing (February 21, 2018)

California Drought: State Considering $500 for Wasting Water (February 21, 2018)

California Watchdog Delays Making Water-Wasting Rules Permanent (February 20, 2018)

Climate Conference Examines Need for Resilient Forests (February 19, 2018)

Changes to California WaterFix Have Opponents Requesting New Permit Approval (February 16, 2018)

Update I- Trump Offshore Oil Drilling Plan Draws Protest in California (February 8, 2018)

Californians Flood State Capitol to Oppose Offshore Drilling (February 8, 2018)

Trump Offshore Oil Drilling Plan Draws Protest in California (February 8, 2018)

California is Considering  a 'Radical' Statewide Upzone (February 8, 2018)

Gov. Jerry Brown Trims Giant Water-Tunnels Project (February 7, 2018)

State Plans Just One Delta Tunnel, For Now (February 7, 2018)

Sierra Club California Endorses the Parks and Environment Bond (February 6, 2018)

New California Legislation Would Make It Easier To Build Projects That Would Meet Climate Goals. But Environmentalists Don't Like It (February 1, 2018)

California Housing Crisis Podcast: The Complicated Relationship Between Environmentalists and Housing (February 1, 2018)

Plans for New Dams, Reservoirs in California Hit Big Hurdle (January 18, 2018)

California Needs Smart Solutions to Dead Trees (January 17, 2018)

California Environmental, Political Leaders Fire Back at Trump Administration Plan to Expand Offshore Oil Drilling (January 5, 2018)


Brown's Environmental Mixed Bag (December 5, 2017)

Letters: Environmental Movement's Focus Puts Everyday Americans in Peril (December 5, 2017)

A First Among States, California Plugs the "Carbon Loophole" (November 30, 2017)

California Court Confirms San Diego Governments Violated Law with Sprawl-promoting Transportation Plan (November 16, 2017)

Born in Original Sin (October 30, 2017)

Central Valley Legislators Get Poor Grades on Environmental Green Card (October 30, 2017)

The Budding Romance Between Developers and Environmentalists (October 30, 2017)

Want the Sierra Club's Endorsement? Here are its Standards. (October 23, 2017)

Big Oils Pull Democratic Lawmakers through the Revolving Door (October 9, 2017) 

PACENation Thanks Governor Brown for Signing into Law Model PACE Legislation (October 6, 2017)

California Bill Would Bring Climate Change Battle to State Construction Projects (September 29, 2017)

Progressives Felt in Deep-Blue California (September 29, 2017)

WSJ: Unions Are Successfully Pushing California Dems Away From Tesla (September 20, 2017)

From Oil Refineries To Solar Plants , Unions Bend California Climate Change Policies In Their Favor (September 20, 2017)

Gov. Brown's Grand Water-Tunnel Project Runs Into Money Uncertainty (September 18, 2017)

California Legislature Wavers On Internet Privacy (September 18, 2017)

No-Go For California's 100% Clean Energy Bill (September 18, 2017)

California's Anti-Trump 'Resistance' Bills: What Passed, What Didn't (September 18, 2017)

California Lawmakers Fail To Approve 100 Percent Renewable Energy Goal (September 16, 2017)

Supporters Unable To Resurrect California Clean-Energy Proposal On Final Day Of Legislative Session (September 16, 2017)

Legislative Logjam: California's Clean-Energy Bill Stuck In Committee (September 15, 2017)

Follow The Money - Delta Tunnel Foes Try New Strategy (September 15, 2017)

California's 100% Clean Energy Bill Is Dead, Protesters Take To The Streets (September 14, 2017)

Jerry Brown's Western Grid Plan Is Dead In Sacramento, At Least For Now (September 13, 2017)

Supervisors Back State Bill Easing Review Process For New Clippers Arena In Inglewood (September 12, 2017)

This is California's Next Step To Lead On Climate Change (September 12, 2017)

California Should Go All In On Clean Energy (September 12, 2017)

California Lawmakers Consider Plan For Regional Power Grid (September 11, 2017)

Proposal For 100% Clean Energy Faces New Challenges As It Nears The Finish Line (September 8, 2017)

Housing Bills Could Hamper Local (September 7, 2017)

Big Oil Defeats California Bill to Ban New Offshore Oil Drilling (September 6, 2017)

How States Will Hit 100 Percent Clean Energy (September 5, 2017)

Letter: Lawsuits Against Twin Tunnels Bear Watching (August 27, 2017)

California Lawmakers Begin Push for 100% Clean Energy by 2045 (August 23, 2017)

Lawsuits Challenge Delta "Twin Tunnels" (August 22, 2017)

Delta Tunnels Project Slammed by an Avalanche of Lawsuits (August 22, 2017)

Lawsuit Filed Against Twin Tunnels (aka Water Fix) (August 21, 2017)

Restore The Delta Joins Lawsuit on Delta Tunnels Project (August 21, 2017)

Fitch Ratings Concludes Delta Tunnels Project Would Further Increase Water Rates (August 18, 2017)

Assembly Bill 805 Would Give Power Back To The People (August 18, 2017)

California's Push for Affordable Could Weaken Environmental Law (July 25, 2017)

California Shows How States Can Lead on Climate Change (July 24, 2017)

California Lawmakers Passed A Landmark Climate Change Bill  --- And Environmental Groups Are Not Happy About It (July 19, 2017)

In California, A Bipartisan Win For Cap And Trade (July 18, 2017)

California Votes To Extend Its Signature Climate Policy (July 18, 2017)

Bill To Establish 100% RPS Advances in California (July 14, 2017)

Governor Jerry Brown Likely To Face Decision on 100 Percent Clean Electricity (July 14, 2017)

Jerry Brown's Cap-and-Trade Bill Passes Senate Environmental Quality Committee (July 13, 2017)

100% Renewables Bill Takes Another Step Forward in California (July 13, 2017)

California Cap-And-Trade Deal Hasn't Wooed The Group It Intended (July 12, 2017)

State Sen. Scott Wiener Wants To Speed Affordable Housing Approval (June 30, 2017)

California Seeks To Lead On Emissions With Programs That Will Boost U.S. Steel (June 21, 2017)

Close to Home: State Can Show The Way on Climate Policy (June 8, 2017)

California Senate Passes Bill Mandating 100% RPS (June 1, 2017)

California Fights Against Trump Decision To Ditch Paris Accord (June 1, 2017)

California Moves A Step Closer To 100% Renewables Mandate (June 1, 2017)

2045 Deadline for 100 Percent Green Energy Clears California Senate (May 31, 2017)

Aliso Canyon Bill Stalled in Senate, Another Vote Expected (May 31, 2017)

San Diego Will Recycle Sewage Into Drinking Water, Mayor Declares (May 10, 2017)

Republicans in California say they're ready to work on climate change. Should Democrats take them seriously? (May 5, 2017)

Warm California temperatures expected to accelerate snowmelt (May 1, 2017)

State's drought fueled rise in utility bills (April 26, 2017)

New study: California drought increased electricity bills and air pollution (April 26, 2017)

Limón Bill Will Require Chemical Transparency (April 25, 2017)

Governor Holds Rally for Controversial Transporation Bill (April 7, 2017)

Gov. Brown's Big Transportation Package Face Staunch Opposition (April 4, 2017)

California's "New" Environmentalism: Toxic Air, Tainted Water Driving Climate-Change Debate (April 1, 2017)

Environmentalists Oppose Gov. Brown's Transportation Plan for Giving Trucker's a Break on Future Pollution Rules (March 31, 2017)

Trucking Industry Provision in Transportation Deal Draws Fury From Environmentalists (March 30, 2017)

The Fight for Clean Air and a Healthy Planet Has Just Begun: Environmental Groups Slam Trump's Latest Executive Order (March 29, 2017)

Trump Wants To Kill Obama's Climate Plan. What Does That Mean for Renewable Energy in the West? (March 28, 2017)

Despite Threat of Legal Battle with Trump, California Stays the Course on Vehicle Emission Rules (March 24, 2017)

Sierra Club: California Air Resources Board Adopts Resolution Reaffirming Zero-Emission Vehicle Rule (March 24, 2017)

Action Alert: California SB 249, Threat to OHV Recreation, Passes Committee (March 17, 2017)

After Storms, Oroville, Brown Proposes Almost $500M In Flood Upgrades (February 24, 2017)

A Winter's Worth of Storms Prompts Gov. Jerry Brown to Ask for $437 Million in Flood and Emergency Relief (February 24, 2017)

The Lessons of Oroville: Time to Unpack Climate Change from Water Provision (February 21, 2017)

Lessons California Should Learn From Oroville Dam Debacle (February 15, 2017)

Oroville Dam Update: State Said Emergency Spillway was 'Safe and Stable' (February 13, 2017)

Oroville Dam Spillway Critics Were Shushed By State Officials (February 13, 2017)

Sierra Club Says State's Water Policies are Contradictory (February 10, 2017)

Proposal to Drill Off Santa Barbara (Apparently) Squashed (February 9, 2017)

Green Yardstick Proposed for State Infrastructure Program (February 2, 2017)

Art Rosenfeld, California's Godfather of Energy Efficiency, Dies (January 27, 2017)

Trumps Orders Feds to Start Building Wall Along Mexican Border (January 25, 2017)

Can California Winegrowers Refill Underground Acquifers? (January 25, 2017)

Trump Admin Orders EPA Contract Freeze and Media Blackout (January 24, 2017)

Wasted Opportunity? Farmers Frustrated as Water from Recent Rains Released (January 20, 2017)

Obama Administration Orders Speedy Completion of Delta Tunnels Plan (January 5, 2017)


Moreno: Computer Efficiency Standards Will Save Money and Help Save the Planet (December 15, 2016)

Compromise Urged on Water Fix; Others Ask Feds to End Project (December 8, 2016)

Environmentalists Look to Safeguard Healthcare from Trump Administration Changes (December 8, 2016)

Speakers Say River-Flow Plan Should Be Revised (December 7, 2016)

Environmentalists Offer to Help Protect Health Care Under Trump (November 29, 2016)

California Healthline: Environmentalists Offer to Help Protect Health Care Under Trump (November 29, 2016)

Hilmar FFA Members Argue to State Panel Against Raising River Flows (November 29, 2016)

Who Likes State's Plan to Keep More Water for Fish in California Rivers? Practically Nobody (November 29, 2016)

Environmentalists Offer To Help Protect Health Care Under Trump (November 29, 2016)

California Climate Champion Fran Pavley Has Host of Achievements (November 28, 2016)

Will Donald Trump Support High-Speed Rail in California?  (November 10, 2016)

Sierra Club Applauds Kamala Harris Victory (November 9, 2016)

Yes on 67 (November 6, 2016)

What is Proposition 65? Voter Guide for 2016 California Measures (November 6, 2016)

US Judge Signs Off on VW Deal (October 28, 2016)

Judge OKs $14.7B Settlement in VW Scandal (October 26, 2016)

The Biggest Auto-Scandal Settlement in U.S. History was Just Approved. VW Buybacks Start Soon (October 25, 2016)


California Water Wasters to Face New Penalties, Possible Public Disclosure of their Names (September 27, 2016)

Time Is Running Out to Save the Salton Sea (September 27, 2016)

The 'Torturous and Sordid History' of a State Incentive for a Powerful Energy Upstart (September 19, 2016)

California Governor Pushes Plan For Western Power Grid (September 18, 2016)

California Takes An Unprecedented Stand Against Climate Change (September 14, 2016)

Capitol Roundup: California Legislature's Final Day (and Night) Session (August 31, 2016)

Capitol Roundup: More Than 100 Bills Remain on Legislature's Last Day of Session (August 31, 2016)

CEQA: This Law Has Done A Good Job (August 30, 2016)

Call for New Delta Tunnels EIR (August 18, 2016)

Bill Updating BUI Language Signed Into Law (August 17, 2016)

California Desperately Needs Affordable Housing  -- But Also A New Blueprint For Building It (August 12, 2016)

California's Regional Electricity Grid Plan On Hold (August 11, 2016)

California Gov. Brown Puts CAISO Expansion On Hold (August 9, 2016)

California's Regional Electricity Grid Plan (August 9, 2016)

Wolk Climate-Change Bill Gets Fiscal Approval (August 5, 2016)

Why is California's Governor Turning Into a Bay Boy? (July 28, 2016)

East Bay Times Editorial: Make California Bag Ban Permanent (July 20, 2016)

Make California Bag Ban Permanent (July 20, 2016)

Study Says Expansion of California's Electric Grid Would Save Consumers $1.5 Billion (July 12, 2016)

Energy Dispute (July 11, 2016)

PacifiCorp Entry to Western EIM Could Boost Carbon Emissions, Critics Say (July 7, 2016)

Governor Brown Launches Attack on CA Environmental Quality Act, Coastal Act (July 7, 2016)

State Electric Grid Expansion Would Add Coal-Heavy Utility (July 6, 2016)

66 Million Dead Trees in California Increases Wild Fire Risk (July 4, 2016)

How to Solve Southern California's Housing Crisis (July 2, 2016)

Sierra Club Statement on Volkwagen's Emissions Scandal Statement (June 30, 2016)

VW's $15B Diesel Apology Could Finally Push EVS Mainstream (June 30, 2016)

Assembly Committee Approves Wolk Climate Change Bill (June 30, 2016)

Groups Expose The Big Lie: "There's No Plan B to Delta Tunnels (June 29, 2016)

Volkswagen's $15 Billion Lesson on the Stakes of Sustainability (June 29, 2016)

VW Will Pay Up To $10Billion To Resolve Emissions Cheating In US (June 25, 2016)

Negotiators Press On With FAA Extension Package (June 24, 2016)

Ventura Oil Spill Highlights Big Oil Regulatory Capture (June 24, 2016)

Volkswagen Agrees To Pay Billions To Drivers Over Emissions Scandal (June 23, 2016)

Breaking: Reportedly Up to 210,000 Gallons of Crude Oil Spilled in California (June 23, 2016)

Volkswagen to Pay $10 Billion to Resolve Diesel Cheating Scandal in US (June 23, 2016)

VW to Pay Nearly $10.2 Billion to Settle Emissions Claim (June 23, 2016)

Volkswagen Agrees to Pay Billions to Drivers Over Emissions Scandal (June 23, 2016)

Sierra Club Breaking News: Over 29,000 Gallons of Crude Oil Spilled in California (June 23, 2016)

Drought Killed 66 Million Trees in California (June 22, 2016)

Drought Kills 66M Trees in Sierra Forests (June 22, 2016)

Feds: Drought Kills 66 Million Trees in California's Sierra (June 22, 2016)

Should California Limit The Number of Small, New Water Systems (June 20, 2016)

Should State Limit Small Water Agencies (June 19, 2016)

Water Tunnel Opponents Given More Time to React (June 13, 2016)

Capitol Voice June 2016 (June 7, 2016)

Nuclear Power's Last Chance in California (June 4, 2016)

Bill to Ban Smoking in Parks, Beaches Passes California Senate (June 2, 2016)

The Head of California's ISO is on a Mission to Regionalize and Decarbonize (June 1, 2016)

No Smoking or Vaping at California Beaches or Parks Under this Bill (May 31, 2016)

Clean Drinking Water Bill Advances (May 25, 2016)

Charges Filed in 2015 Santa Barbara Oil Spill Incident (May 24, 2016)

Oil Industry Money Flowing Into San Jose State Senate Race (May 20, 2016)

Oil Industry Money Flowing Into Silicon Valley State Senate Race (May 20, 2016)

In This Glendale Assembly District, Armenian Americans Could Be Key (May 20, 2016)

There's No Place for Closed-Door Lobbying of the Coastal Commission (May 19, 2016)

Plains All American Pipeline Faces 46 Criminal Charges in Refugio Oil Spill (May 19, 2016)

Pipeline Company Faces Criminal Charges Over Santa Barbara Oil Spill (May 17, 2016)

Company Responsible For Last Year's Oil Spill near Santa Barbara, California Hit With Criminal Charges (May 17, 2016)

One Year After Santa Barbara Oil Spill, California Presses Criminal Charges (May 17, 2016)

Pipeline Company Indicted in Santa Barbara County Oil Spill (May 17, 2016)

Oil Industry Deceives Voters as it Targets Supporters of SB370 (May 15, 2016)

California Budget: Slight Slump Leads Gov. Jerry Brown To Shrink Spending Plan (May 13, 2016)

State Senate OKs Wolk's Climate-Change Measure (May 11, 2016)

Climate Change Measure Passes Out of State Senate (May 10, 2016)

Sierra Club Picks a Favorite in CA's US Senate Race (May 10, 2016)

California Politics Updates: Trump Rolls Out List of State GOP Delegates, Riverside Congressman's Plea to Obama Pays Off (May 10, 2016)

Former Waxman Aide Vying to Succeed California Climate Luminary (May 2, 2016)

Save Valley Village Coalition Files Unprecedented Suit Against  All 15 City Councilmembers (April 29, 2016)

Can Volkswagen Reinvent Itself (April 26, 2016)

State Water Board Denies Dismissal Request for Delta Tunnels Petition (April 25, 2016)

What Has Been the Environmental Impact of the Volkswage Emissions Cheating Scandal (April 24, 2016)

VW to Buy Back Car or Fix It, Judge Says (April 23, 2016)

Sierra Club Takes EPA and CARB to Task for Volkswagen Settlement (April 22, 2016)

VW Agrees Huge US Settlement in "Dieselgate" (April 22, 2016)

When Growing Marijuana Isn't Green (April 21, 2016)

VW Forges U.S. Deal Arising From Diesel Emissions Scandal (April 21, 2016)

Owners of Emissions-Cheating Volkswagens Can Choose Buybacks or Repairs, Judge says (April 21, 2016)

Volkwagen Agrees With US Regulators To Offer "Substantial Compensation" to Dieselgate Owners (April 21, 2016)  

VW Expected To Buy Back 500,000 Cars To Settle Dirty Diesel Scandal (April 21, 2016)

FTC Sues Volkswagen, Charging False Claims Made in Diesel Ads (April 10, 2016)

Your March Pre-Trip: Delivery Drone Concerns Abound (March 30, 2016)

FTC Sues Volkswagen Over "Clean Diesel" Campaign (March 30, 2016)

FTC Lawsuit May Hasten Deal With VW (March 30, 2016)

Groups Ask Water Board to Dismiss Delta Tunnel's Petition (March 29, 2016)

Senate Natural Resources, Water Committee Approves Gas Storage Reform Bill (March 29, 2016)

US Judge Gives Volkswagen Four Weeks to Agree Diesel Fix (March 25, 2016)

US Judge Sets April 21 Deadline for VW, EPA to Reach Diesel Fix (March 24, 2016)

US Judge Sets April 21 Deadline for VW Diesel Fix (March 24, 2016)

Judge Stretches Deadline For Dieselgate Fix to April 21 (March 24, 2016)

Judge Gives Volkwagen One Month to Plan Diesel-Emissions Fix (March 24, 2016)

California's World-Class Coastline Could Be Ravaged by Greedy Developers Because One Man Was Unjustly Fired (March 19, 2016)

Political Infighting Clouds Quest for Clean Air (March 12, 2016)

The Paso Water District is Dead. Now How About Something That Can Work? (March 11, 2016)

Offshore Oil Rigs in California are Gushing with Marine Life (March 8, 2016) 

Marine Life Thrives in Unlikely Places: Offshore Oil Rigs (March 7, 2016)

Reduce Petroleum Use (March 3, 2016)

Naysayers Force California's Bullet Train To Change Tack (February 23, 2016)

Waxman Successor Follows in his Footseps on Climate Advocacy (February 23, 2016)

Sacred be Damned (February 18, 2016)

DA Files Criminal Charges Against SoCal Gas Over Aliso Canyon Gas Leak (February 17, 2016)

Assembly  Speaker Introduces Legislation to Boost California Coastal Commission Transparency (February 17, 2016)

SoCalGas Facing Charges Over Massive Methane Leak Near Los Angeles (February 16, 2016)

War of Words, Battle for Power After Coastal Commission Firing (February 13, 2016)

Los Angeles Prosecutors Filed Lawsuit Against Gas Company Over Methane Leak (February 13, 2016)

Jerry Brown Inserts Fuel Provision into Budget Bill  (February 12, 2016)

A Day After A Marathon Meeting Ended with his Controversial Dismissal, Charles Lester Suggested He was Vanquished in a Power Struggle when He was Fired from His Post (February 12, 2016)

Prosecutor Smells Crime, Charges Utility for Huge Gas Leak (February 11, 2016)

Criminal Charges Filed Over Massive Methane Leak in California (February 11, 2016)

Greens Call Removal of Coastal Commission Director a Betrayal (February 11, 2016)

Feinstein's Drought Relief Bill Introduced in Senate (February 10, 2016)

California Gas Company Faces Criminal Charges Over Leak (February 9, 2016)

Utility Faces Criminal Charges After Massive Gas Leak Prompts State of Emergency (February 8, 2016)

US Regulators to Propose Rules After Gas Leak (February 5, 2016)

Sierra Club: Statement (Study Links CA Earthquakes to Oilfield Waste Water Injection (February 5, 2016)

California Snowpack Brings Good Start to Winter (February 4, 2016)

California Refuses Pleas for Major Weakening of Water Conservation Rules (February 3, 2016)

California Extends Mandatory Water Cuts Despite Growing Snowpack (February 2, 2016)

Californians Let Their Guard Down as El Niño Rains Drenched State (February 2, 2016)

Top Environmentalists Oppose Shakeup at California Coastal Commission (January 26, 2016)

Democrats vs. Democrats: Assembly Moderates Face Challenges (January 12, 2016)

Governor's Tunnels Opponents File Legal Actions (January 5, 2016)

The Conversation Sites Reservoir  (January 2, 2016)


Who Gets The Money? (December 11, 2015)

Climate Change: California Gov Jerry Brown isn't President, but he heads to Paris Ready to Deal (December 4, 2015)

Critics Question Jerry Brown, California's Self-Styled Climate Champion (November 19, 2015)

After Attacks, Paris Prepares For Climate Change Talks (November 16, 2015)

Jerry Brown Takes Heat for Using State Agency As Personal Oil and Gas Mapping Service (November 6, 2015)

Gov Brown Takes Heat for Asking State Officials to Research Oil and Gas on Family Ranch (November 5, 2015)

Plastic Bag Makers Look to Repeal Law (November 3, 2015)

Next California Plastic Bag Initiative is Tricky Strategy by Out-of-State Interests (November 2, 2015)

Gov. Brown Signs California Climate Change Bill (October 18, 2015)

California Raises the Bar on its Ambitious Clean Energy Goals (October 7, 2015)

California's Landmark Renewable Energy Law to be signed on Wednesday (October 7, 2015)

Here's How to Beat the Heat -- Fight Forest Fires with Fire (September 23, 2015)

CALIFORNIA: Marijuana's Environmental Damage and Illegal Water Use Begin to Rouse a Drought-Stricken State (September 16, 2015)

California Legislature Advances Medical Marijuana, Family Leaves Bills (September 14, 2015)

Speaker Atkins' Bill to Increase Diversity on ARB Passes Legislature (September 14, 2015)

Marijuana Cultivation to Face Environmental Regulation: Thanks to AB 243 (September 14, 2015)

California Lawmakers Approve Medical Pot Regulations Plan (September 11, 2015)

California Legislature: "Right To Die" Climate Change Bills Sent To Governor (September 11, 2015)

California Climate Change Coalition Collapses, Legislation to Cut Gas Consumption by 50% Fails (September 11, 2015)

California Local Weather Change Invoice: Jerry Brown, Democrats Drop Oil-Reduction Goal; Talks on Taxes Stall (September 10, 2015) 

California Folds On Climate Change (September 10, 2015)

Gas Reduction Dropped From California Climate Change Bill (September 10, 2015)

California Climate Change Bill: Jerry Brown, Democrats Drop Oil-Reduction Target; Talks on Taxes Stall (September 9, 2015)

Jerry Brown, Kevin de Leon Abandon Legislative Push To Require 50% Cut In Gasoline Use (September 9, 2015)

State lawmakers challenge Air Resources Board's power over climate change rules (September 5, 2015)

Drought preparedness bill improves water management (September 4, 2015)

Pot Farms, City Parks, Firefighters and Paramedics, Aid In Dying, Charter Schools (August 31, 2015)

Historic climate-change bills In California Legislature go down to the wire (August 29, 2015)

Jerry Brown, Senate Democrats find unlikely fight on climate bills (August 28, 2015)

Lobbyists pile on greenhouse-gas reduction bill (August 28, 2015)

$2.2B in cap-and-trade funds begins flowing, boosting rail, housing, clean cars (August 25, 2015)

A Local Operative In The Water Wars (August 22, 2015)

Brown Signs Bill For Colusa County Hydropower (August 7, 2015)

Climate Change: California Poll Finds Republicans Don't See Global Warming As Serious Threat (July 30, 2015)

Thursday: Atherton's Mayor To Moderate Water Crisis Panel (July 29, 2015)

Palo Alto: Coping With The Drought Will Be Subject Of Panel Discussion Thursday (July 24, 2015)

Tackling Drought With Desalination Plants (July 19, 2015)

Drought Preparedness Water Bills Receive Support From Wildlife Panel (July 14, 2015)

Sierra Club Praises Designation of Berryessa Snow Mountain as National Monument (July 10, 2015)

How The Oil Industry Got Two Regulators Fired For Doing Their Jobs (July 2, 2015)

Pope Blasts California's Cap-And-Trade System (June 18, 2015)

Development Deals Tied To State Budget Sidestep 'Green' Rules (June 18, 2015)

CEQA Exemptions For Water Projects Inserted Into Budget Bill (June 18, 2015)

Edward Moreno: Appliance Swaps Sharply Cut Water Use (June 6, 2015)

Environmentalists Protest Brown's Coastal Act Suspension After Santa Barbara Oil Spill (June 4, 2015)

CEQA Exemptions Are Needed During Drought (June 4, 2015)

POLICY: Calif. Senate Passes Climate Package Aiming For 50% Renewable Power, Halving Petroleum Use (June 4, 2015)

California Won't Identify Who's Draining The State's Groundwater (June 2, 2015)

Environmental Group Lauds Farms' Water Conservation , Urges More (May 27, 2015)

CPUC Approves Controversial NRG Plant To Replace SONGS (May 27, 2015)

The Battle For Carlsbad's Power Continues (May 25, 2015)

California Governor Declares Emergency As Clean-Up Crews Battle Devastating Oil Spill (May 22, 2015)

Water Shutoffs, Shortages Imperil AG in San Joaquin Valley (May 21, 2015)

New Santa Barbara Oil Spill Illustrates Unpredictability Of Oil Infrastructure&nbsp