Oakland Recycler Schnitzer Steel To Pay $4.1 Million To Settle Environmental Violation ClaimsAn Oakland scrap metal recycler will pay $4.1 million to settle a lawsuit by Alameda County and the State of California alleging the company has allowed hazardous waste to pollute surrounding areas of West Oakland and the Oakland Estuary.
1,000 New California Laws Take Effect Tuesday, Many Counter Trump PoliciesGov. Jerry Brown is leaving office Jan. 7 after signing more than 1,000 laws in his last year, further positioning California as a bastion of liberal activism and goad to President Trump.
Cal Fire Chief Calls President Trump's Wildfire Claims 'Uninformed'The head of Cal Fire spoke to KPIX 5 Friday during an exclusive sit-down interview, giving him a chance to discount President Trump's recent claims that California's destructive wildfires are a result of "incompetence" by state officials.
Trump Blames California Wildfires On 'Bad Environmental Laws'President Trump weighed in on the growing number of fires burning out of control in California Sunday, blaming state legislators for laws he claimed were reducing the amount of water available to fire crews.