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  • California regulators to host public forum on fracking

     
    California oil regulators will hold their final public meeting on hydraulic fracturing in Sacramento on Wednesday, capping a months-long series of workshops aimed at shaping rules for the controversial method of oil extraction. The meeting is set for 7...
  • Senate panel supports California 'fracking' moratorium

     
    A state Senate panel has approved legislation that would ban the use of hydraulic fracturing in California until regulators write rules governing the controversial procedure....
  • Sacramento to host California's final fracking workshop

     
    California environmental officials will host a public meeting on hydraulic fracturing in Sacramento next week, capping a months-long series of workshops aimed at shaping regulations for the controversial method of oil extraction. The meeting will take...
  • Imus, Cook in House race; counting in other squeakers goes on

     
    Republicans Gregg Imus and Paul Cook will compete in November for the 8th Congressional District seat. Los Angeles County elections officials still are counting ballots, leaving outcomes uncertain in some close races....
  • Fracking moratorium advances in California Legislature

     
    A key Senate panel on Tuesday supported legislation that would ban the use of hydraulic fracturing in California until regulators write rules governing the controversial procedure....
  • California state lawmaker wants fracking moratorium

     
    A state lawmaker has proposed legislation that would ban the use of hydraulic fracturing in California until regulators write rules governing the controversial procedure. The measure, introduced by Assemblywoman Betsy Butler (D-Marina del Rey), would...
  • Election day: Legislative races to watch

     
    This post has been corrected. See the note below for details. With independently drawn districts and new voting rules, much uncertainty surrounds the 80 Assembly seats and 20 state Senate seats up for grabs Tuesday. Below is a list of......
  • Primary election night: Winners and losers

     
    California’s electoral experiment, the first test of independently drawn district maps and new election rules, led to the most unpredictable state election in years. Below is a list of some of the winners and losers from Tuesday's contests....
  • Outcomes remain uncertain in some California primary contests

     
    Several California congressional and Assembly races remained too close to call. Local election officials are still counting some ballots....
  • Gov. Jerry Brown beefs up protection of domestic violence victims

     
    Gov. Jerry Brown signed bills to help protect domestic violence victims...
  • Primary Election Night: Winners and Losers at a Glance

    Primary Election Night: Winners and Losers at a Glance
    California’s electoral experiment, the first test of independently drawn district maps and new election rules, led to the most unpredictable state election in years. Below is a list of some of the winners and losers from Tuesday's contests. WINNERS...