Assembly Looks To Stabilize Funding For Struggling CCSFWith City College of San Francisco facing reduced enrollment as it struggles to maintain its accreditation status, a state assemblyman has proposed legislation that could help stabilize the school’s funding.
Great White Sharks Nearing Endangered Species ProtectionThe most feared predator in the ocean received new protections Wednesday when a California commission decided the great white shark should be studied as a potential endangered species.
New Bill Would Force CPUC To Follow Pipeline Safety GuidelinesThe California Public Utilities Commission could soon be under more pressure to address pipeline safety issues in the wake of a number of natural gas explosions. A new bill introduced by Assemblymen Paul Fong and Jerry Hill would require mandatory implementation of NTSB safety recommendations.
Gov. Brown Signs Ban On Shark Fin TradeCalifornia’s governor has signed a bill banning the sale, trade or possession of shark fins, joining several other states in trying to protect the dwindling shark population.
California Assembly Votes To Ban Shark Fin SalesThe state Assembly has come to the defense of endangered sharks targeted by fishermen who amputate their fins and toss the live sharks back into the ocean.
Calif. Assembly Passes Bill For June 2012 Presidential PrimaryA bill to bump next year's presidential primary in California from February to June and save the state about $100 million in election costs has passed the state Assembly.
California Could Save Money By Moving Primary - AgainCalifornia lawmakers were poised this week to consider a bill that would return California's presidential primary to a later date - a move that could save the cash-strapped state millions of dollars.
California Legislation Would Ban Sale Of Shark FinLess than one week after Chinese New Year, California legislators have introduced a bill to ban the possession, sale and distribution of shark fins used in a traditional soup.
Silicon Valley Assemblyman: State Can't Keep Raising College Tuition A key legislative committee in Sacramento Tuesday will look at making huge cuts at the state's public universities, and one Silicon Valley Assemblyman said higher education will have to bite the bullet.