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  1. Companies make big electric vehicle promises in CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | The York Daily Record

    Corporate and government leaders gathered Thursday in Los Angeles to announce that hundreds more electric vehicles will be coming to California roads - and they'll have hundreds more places to charge up. Navy and Marine Corps bases in the state will get 450 of the zero-pollution vehicles, while several major utilities will add hundreds more vehicles or charging stations.


  2. California governor to sign aggressive climate change billRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 | The York Daily Record

    Gov. Jerry Brown is expected on Wednesday to sign an ambitious climate change measure to increase California's renewable electricity use to 50 percent and double energy efficiency in existing buildings by 2030. "We have the technological means and now we have the legal mandate to reduce carbon pollution," Brown said in a statement after the Legislature approved the bill, SB350, last month.


  3. Officials: California meeting water conservation targetRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2015 | The York Daily Record

    A state water official said Californians have met a mandate to save water for a third consecutive month during the grinding drought. Max Gomberg, a senior climate scientist for the board, declined to provide specific figures ahead of the announcement but said he expects the results to meet the 25 percent savings goal set by Gov. Jerry Brown.


  4. NTSB: Pilots in plane crash that killed 4 weren't qualifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2015 | The York Daily Record

    Investigators say the two pilots of a twin-engine plane that crashed in southwest Colorado, killing all four people aboard, were not qualified to fly the aircraft. The National Transportation Safety Board says in a preliminary report the pilots were not rated to use the plane's instruments, which were needed Sept.


  5. Lawmakers call for oversight hearings on green jobs measureRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2012 | The York Daily Record

    California lawmakers from both parties are calling for more stringent oversight of a clean jobs initiative after an Associated Press report found that a fraction of the promised jobs have been created. The report also found that the state has no comprehensive list to show much work has been done or energy saved, three years after voters approved a ballot measure to raise taxes on corporations and generate clean-energy jobs.


  6. California zeroes in on conservation stragglers amid droughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2014 | The York Daily Record

    California residents heeded the call to turn off sprinklers in the first month of mandated water conservation, leading to a 27 percent plunge in June. Nearly two-thirds of the 411 local agencies in the state hit or nearly reached savings targets, according to data released Thursday by the State Water Resources Control Board.


  7. California judge to rule on right-to-die lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | The York Daily Record

    A single mom given only months to live hopes that a court will do what the Legislature did not: allow doctors to prescribe fatal medication for terminally ill people who want it. A San Diego Superior Court judge is expected Friday to hear a motion to dismiss a lawsuit against the state by Christy O'Donnell, two other terminally ill Californians and a San Diego doctor seeking such a right.


  8. California cities show biggest water savings yet in droughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | The York Daily Record

    California's drought-stricken cities set a record for water conservation, reducing usage 29 percent in May, according to data released by a state agency Wednesday. Regulators hope the savings will last through summer as California communities are under order to cut water use by 25 percent compared to 2013 levels.


  9. Critics want delay of $500 million for California jailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2012 | The York Daily Record

    Californians voted last fall to reduce penalties for certain crimes, a decision that abruptly lowered jail populations and promised more money for jail alternative programs starting next year. But the state is now poised to spend $500 million for new county jail construction this year, on top of $2 billion spent for new jails over the last eight years.


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