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Los Angeles Gears Up for Extreme Heat

Los Angeles’ Climate Emergency Mobilization Office is spearheading a series of efforts aimed at mitigating extreme heat, a key health risk for the city's most vulnerable communities.

Governor Explains Death Penalty Moratorium: ‘I Cannot Do This’

CA Governor Newsom described the reasoning behind his recent decision to impose a moratorium on the death penalty during his tenure.

San Jose Makes its Plans for Coyote Valley – Voters OK’d Millions for Green Space, Water Quality

Under the watchful eyes of dozens of community activists, San Jose’s City Council held a study session Jan. 22 to discuss plans for Coyote Valley.

Camp Fire’s Toxin Runoff Poses Threat to Prized Salmon

During a particularly vulnerable time in their lifecycle, the Chinook Salmon now will confront toxic runoff from the Camp Fire.

Midterms Spotlight Rising Latino Power

The full tally of the Latino vote on the mid-term election is not in yet, but the available information makes one thing clear: Latino power is rising.

Watershed and Community Restoration Go Hand in Hand in North Richmond

If watersheds are not a community resource, people are less inclined to protect it.

Trump Effect — Mid-terms a Turning Point for Asian American Voters

With a history of low voter engagement, Asian Americans have not been seen as an influential voting bloc. What is known as the Trump Effect appears to be changing that.

Mississippi Senate Race May Be Defining Moment for Black Voters

Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith’s remark to a colleague that, “If he invited me to a public hanging, I’d be on the front row” puts the Magnolia State at center stage for black voters in the 2018 mid-term elections.

LA County Getting Ready to Deal with a Wet Winter, as Measure W Goes to the Voters

Measure W — the Safe Clean Water Parcel Tax — is a November ballot measure that could provide the funding to implement modern solutions to LA’s water problems.

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