Ukiah Daily Journal
Area lawmakers request tougher penalties for trespass grows
Several California lawmakers, including Congressmen Jared Huffman and Mike Thompson, sent a letter last month to the U.S. Sentencing Commission requesting tougher penalties for marijuana growing on federal and some private lands.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Editorial: Interior Secretary Sally Jewell should visit Berryessa
This session of Congress is the first since World II that has failed to protect a single new acre of public land.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
The Daily Republic
County backs effort to boost areas hit by military base closures
The Board of Supervisors on Tuesday decided to support a federal bill introduced last month by Rep. Mike Thompson, D-St.
Friends of The Earth: Court Sets August 2014 Deadline to Protect...
November 27 - The National Marine Fisheries Service has eight months to issue a new plan to protect thousands of whales, dolphins, porpoises, seals, and sea lions from U.S. Navy warfare training exercises ranging from Northern California to Canada.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
The Campbell Reporter
Mercury News editorial: Why California water debate is going nowhere fast
California is having the wrong debate about the future of one of its most valuable assets, the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta, which produces water for much of the state and about half of Silicon Valley.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
House turf battle over NSA reforms
A turf battle is brewing in the House over which committee will get a first crack at NSA reform - and the outcome could determine the extent to which lawmakers try to reshape U.S. surveillance practices.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Rep. Mike Thompson Holding Town Hall Meeting in Martinez
U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson will hold an open town hall meeting in Martinez on Tuesday, Nov. 26. Thompson is hosting the event, scheduled from 6-7:30 p.m., in conjunction with the Martinez Chamber of Commerce.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
The Press Democrat
North Coast policyholders hope to keep health insurance with Obamacare change
Facing a big jump in the cost of her health insurance, Ellyn Moscowitz of Jenner said she was heartened by President Barack Obama's decision Thursday, to allow some people to keep their health plans for one more year, but she worried about how it will play out.
Legislative Wrap-Up: Care Facilities, Pre-School Programs, Energy Neutrality
State Sen. Ellen Corbett announced she will introduce legislation that will strengthen the inspection and complaint investigation process for assisted living facilities.
The People Can Defeat the Trans-Pacific Partnership
Momentum is growing in the campaign to stop the Trans-Pacific Partnership . Yesterday, the TPP was dealt two blows.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
151 House Dems Tell Obama "We Won't Fast-Track TPP"
Earlier today, Rosa DeLauro and George Miller led a group of 151 Democrats, 3/4 of the caucus, in expressing their concern with the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiation process and opposing the fast-track authority that the president wants for the final deal.
Capital Thinking: International
Secretary of State John Kerry joined the P5+1 Talks last Friday in Geneva, Switzerland.
Anti-gunners observe 20th anniversary of Brady Law, but demand more
Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi joined other anti-gunners to observe the 20th anniversary of the Brady Law, and ask for more gun control..
Thu Nov 07, 2013
Best in shoe: Wine Women & Shoes returns to Charles Krug
Wine Women & Shoes celebrated another poignant year at Charles Krug Winery with Napa Emergency Women's Services , for domestic violence and sexual assault victims.
Wed Nov 06, 2013
Lake County Record-Bee
Congressman fields questions at Middletown town hall meeting
"Government shutdown or not, I've been really busy," Congressman Mike Thompson said Monday night at the Middletown Area Town Hall meeting.
Lake County Record-Bee
Stars to shine at Soper Reese
The Lake County Chamber of Commerce announced 94 nominations in 21 categories for the 16th annual Stars of Lake County community awards program.
Tue Nov 05, 2013
And the Winner Is ... Julia Pemberton
A crowd gathered inside the Redding Community Center lobby and the hum of calculators could be heard in the auditorium as election workers tallied the results for the 2013 municipal election.