U.S. Forest Service To Require News Media Buy Pricey Permits Before Taking Photos, Videos On Federal Lands
The U.S. Forest Service is finalizing new regulations that could change the landscape of media coverage of issues dealing with federally maintained wild land, requiring expensive permits before photography is allowed, and imposing hefty fines for news organizations that violate the process.
Emergency workers are worried about glaciers on Mount Shasta’s North slope after U.S. Forest Service crews Monday dealt with mud flow from a melting glacier that covered two roads and a bridge in muck, logs and rocks and forced a mountain creek out of its banks.
Gov. Jerry Brown took his message on climate change to the world stage Tuesday addressing the United Nations Climate Summit as part of star-studded lineup urging action on global warming.
California air quality regulators are disputing the accuracy of a new ad campaign claiming a hidden gas tax is set to go in effect January 1st that could add up to 76 cents to a gallon of gas in the state.
As the stubborn Meadow fire continues to smolder in Yosemite National Park, new photos showing the harrowing helicopter rescue of some 75 hikers from atop Half Dome are emerging.
Environmental scientists at UC Berkeley are saying that there are too many trees in the California’s forests. Scientists say that less trees would leave more rain water available to meet the state’s demand.
Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law several bills designed to boost use of clean-air vehicles in California.
San Mateo County officials report a mountain lion sighting took place Sunday morning in La Honda near the southern end of the La Honda Creek Open Space Preserve.
A tentative agreement has been reached to settle a dispute over the city of Oakland’s garbage contract.
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation to prohibit homeowners associations from banning drought-resistant landscaping to save water.