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After 20 years, California’s whale tail license plates remain one of state’s most successful environmental programs ever

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Tue, 09/26/2017 - 10:32pm

What started as a simple picture of a whale’s tail emblazoned on a specialized California license plate decades ago has morphed into one of the most successful environmental programs in the state.

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Nonprofit Helps California's Asian-American Farmers Grow Their Businesses

Published: 
Mon, 07/17/2017 (All day)

Growing up, Youa Yang did not envision himself taking over his family's business. 

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Here's what to watch for in the vote to extend California's cap-and-trade program

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Mon, 07/17/2017 (All day)

Gov. Jerry Brown dusted off his little-used political mailing list on Friday to send an urgent message to his supporters: The time to rally around cap-and-trade is now.

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Gov. Brown and lawmakers unveil proposal to extend California climate program

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Wed, 07/12/2017 (All day)

After weeks of back-and-forth between environmentalists and business interests, Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative leaders introduced a proposal Monday to reauthorize California's cap and trade program, the centerpiece of the state's efforts to battle climate change.

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California invested heavily in solar power. Now there's so much that other states are sometimes paid to take it

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Wed, 06/28/2017 (All day)

On 14 days during March, Arizona utilities got a gift from California: free solar power.