Looking to avoid power blackouts, California may turn to the one energy source it’s otherwise desperate to get rid of: fossil fuels.
Newsom signed the $307.9 billion budget that pledges to make all low-income adults eligible for the state’s Medicaid program by 2024 regardless of their immigration status.
Democrats who control California’s government chose to send cash to taxpayers instead of suspending the gas tax as Republicans wanted.
The spending plan includes expanded health care for immigrants and low-income residents, giving taxpayers an inflation refund, and helping more women access abortion care.
Statewide, hate crimes against Black people were again the most prevalent in 2021, and there were large increases in crimes targeting Asian and LGBTQ people.
The court’s ruling on Friday lets states decide for themselves whether to allow abortion. California is controlled by Democrats who support abortion rights, so access to the procedure won’t be threatened anytime soon.
Organizers of the story hours say that social media accounts are fueling the backlash and that opponents claiming they want to protect children are actually scaring and endangering them.
If the tree is listed as a threatened species, killing one would require special approval from the state.
Sheriff’s officials said they are still investigating the circumstances of the crash but indicated it happened during a street takeover at the Compton intersection.
Vandals used white and blue spray paint to draw on boulders and other sites along the Yosemite Falls Trail, park officials said.