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In wealthy LA enclave, harsher penalties for wasting water

In a wealthy enclave along the Santa Monica Mountains that is a haven for celebrities, residents are now facing more aggressive consequences for wasting water. The Las Virgenes Munic...

Governors turn to budgets to guard against climate change

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Their state budgets flush with cash, Democratic and Republican governors alike want to spend some of the windfall on projects aimed at slowing climate change and guarding aga...

California adopts water restrictions as drought drags on

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — For the second time in a decade, Californians will face mandatory restrictions governing their outdoor water use as the state endures another drought and voluntary conservati...

California may cut rooftop solar incentives as market booms

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s 26-year-old program to get more people to put solar panels on their homes has been wildly successful, but state regulators may lower the incentives for people to...

Food waste becomes California's newest climate change target

DAVIS, Calif. (AP) — Banana peels, chicken bones and leftover veggies won't have a place in California trashcans under the nation's largest mandatory residential food waste recycling program that's se...

California water districts to get 0% of requested supplies

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Water agencies in drought-stricken California that serve 27 million residents and 750,000 acres of farmland won’t get any of the water they've requested from the state headin...

Newsom names energy adviser as state's top utility regulator

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom has named his senior adviser on energy policy as the next president of the powerful state body that regulates utilities. Alice...

Settlement bans coal storage in California city by 2027

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A private port operator in the San Francisco Bay Area that stores coal from Utah before it's shipped to Asia has been given until 2027 to continue those operations under term...

Jerry Brown focuses on saving California forests from fires

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — As smoke lingered in the air amid another destructive California wildfire season, former Gov. Jerry Brown invited a group to his ranch for an urgent conversation: What more c...

California governor abruptly skips UN climate conference

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom says unspecified “family obligations" are responsible for his abrupt decision to cancel a trip to next week's United Nations Cllimate Change Conf...

US Democratic governors to participate in U.N. climate talks

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — U.S. governors want a seat at the table as international leaders prepare to gather in Scotland at a critical moment for global efforts to reduce fossil fuel emissions and slo...

Newson suddenly pulls out of trip to UN climate conference

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Unspecified “family obligations" prompted California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday to suddenly cancel his trip to Scotland for the annual United Nations Climate Change Conferen...

Judge won't validate water deal for California farm supplier

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A California judge has declined to validate a contract granting permanent access to federally controlled water for the nation's largest agricultural water supplier, a move th...

EXPLAINER: California proposes limits on community drilling

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — An ambitious plan by California regulators to block new oil and gas wells within 3,200 feet (975 meters) of schools and homes is drawing protests from the oil industry and pl...

California plan to ban community oil drilling far from final

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Environmental groups were cautiously optimistic about California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s proposal to ban new oil and gas wells within 3,200 feet of schools and homes, but the oil...