Los Angeles joins movement to ban new natural gas hookups to fight climate change

Los Angeles joins movement to ban new natural gas hookups to fight climate change

This post was originally published on this siteClimate change experts say the shift away from natural gas as a home fuel source is a necessary part of the nation’s energy transformation.     

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California’s minimum wage is expected to rise to $ 15.50 below inflation

California’s minimum wage is expected to rise to $ 15.50 below inflation

This post was originally published on this site LOS ANGELES – California’s minimum wage will rise to $ 15.50 an hour for employees in all companies, large and small, on January 1, 2023, under an automatic inflation trigger built into state law and never before activated, the governor’s office predicted...

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California ban on selling semi-automatic guns to young adults overturned

California ban on selling semi-automatic guns to young adults overturned

This post was originally published on this site California’s ban on the sale of semi-automatic weapons to adults under the age of 21 violates the country’s constitution, a US federal appeals court ruled Wednesday. California has in recent years passed several laws tightening the regulation of firearms, which, according to...

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Former GOP state lawmaker leads early returns in race for Devin Nunes’ old House seat

Former GOP state lawmaker leads early returns in race for Devin Nunes’ old House seat

This post was originally published on this siteSix candidates were vying to replace former Republican Rep. Devin Nunes, who resigned to work for former President Donald Trump’s new media and technology group. But county officials were still tallying the ballots from the district that covers portions of Fresno and Tulare...

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America is finally cleaning up its abandoned, leaking oil wells

America is finally cleaning up its abandoned, leaking oil wells

This post was originally published on this site Bill Suan bought his family’s cattle farm in the mountains of West Virginia a decade-and-a-half ago with little thought for the two gas wells drilled on the property — but then they started leaking oil onto his fields and sickening his cows....

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Will California become the first state to pay Black people reparations?

Will California become the first state to pay Black people reparations?

This post was originally published on this siteCalifornia is the first state in the nation to seriously consider some form of reparations for Black Americans.     

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Nancy Pelosi is running for reelection

Nancy Pelosi is running for reelection

This post was originally published on this site  Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi of Calif., speaks during her weekly press conference, Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022 at the Capitol in Washington. Pelosi announced that she is running for reelection on Jan. 25, 2020, via Twitter. | Associated Press Speaker of...

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