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  • Robert Hertzberg opts out of state Senate race

     
    Former Assembly Speaker Robert Hertzberg announced that he would not run for the state Senate, averting a showdown with fellow Democrat Fran Pavley....
  • California Senate rejects 'fracking' legislation

     
    The California Senate on Wednesday rejected a bill that would have required energy firms to notify property owners before using hydraulic fracturing to tap oil deposits on or near their land. The legislation, SB 1054, was pushed by state Sen.......
  • Fracking moratorium advances in California Legislature

     
    A key Senate panel on Tuesday supported legislation that would ban the use of hydraulic fracturing in California until regulators write rules governing the controversial procedure....
  • Will the state Senate vote to stop bullet train in its tracks?

     
    After nearly two decades of debate, the decision to move ahead on the California high-speed rail project will come down to a state Senate vote on Friday afternoon that could be decided by one or two members....
  • Sen. Pavley leads in fundraising against GOP contender Todd Zink

     
    Sen. Pavley, a Democrat, leads in fundraising over Republican Zink in the election for the 27th Senate District contest....
  • California film tax credit extension moves forward in Legislature

     
    The California Senate on Tuesday approved a two-year extension of tax credits for the film and television industry, providing $100 million annually through July 2017. "The film and television industry is critically important to the economic vitality of...
  • Fracking bill moves forward in California Legislature

     
    With oil companies touting the potential of hydraulic fracturing in California, state lawmakers considered the first of several bills Tuesday to address the controversial oil extraction method commonly known as "fracking."...
  • Sen. Harman wants to veto senior rights bill

    In late August, state Sen. Tom Harman (R-Costa Mesa) missed a vote on a bill that would stiffen penalties against people who defraud senior citizens and tighten banking regulations. Harman's absence had no bearing on the outcome, as Senate Democrats...
  • California's EPA waiver

    California's EPA waiver
    Fran Pavley was one week into her term in the California Assembly in 2001 when she took up the cause of two environmental organizations -- the Bluewater Network and the Sierra Club -- and pioneered a landmark law to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases...
  • Construction begins on Malibu's 'environmental cleaning machine'

     
    Veteran surfers joined forces with the Malibu City Council today to launch construction of Legacy Park, the centerpiece of the city???s $50-million-plus plan to clean up polluted water in Malibu Creek, Malibu Lagoon and famed Surfrider Beach. ???Legacy...
  • Gov. Schwarzenegger signs mortgage overhaul bills

     
    In a flurry of end-of-session bill signings, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger approved seven new laws that provide a range of consumer protections to home-mortgage holders. AB 260 by Assemblyman Ted Lieu (D-Torrance) tightens restrictions on mortgage brokers so...
  • Schwarzenegger approves mortgage laws

     
    If you've got a mortgage, there are several new laws designed to protect you in one way or another. In a flurry of end-of-session bill signings, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger approved new laws that, among other things, tighten restrictions on mortgage......