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California lawmakers shelve single-payer healthcare proposal

On Friday, February 17, 2017, California State Senators Ricardo Lara (D-33rd District) and Toni Atkins (D-39th District) introduced Senate Bill 562, also known as...

No human being is “illegal”

On April 3, 2017, the California State Senate passed a bill (SB54) that started the process of making California a statewide sanctuary for the...

News In Brief

ASUCR The second-to-last senate meeting of winter quarter commenced at 6:16 p.m. on Wednesday, March 1. During the Green Campus Action Plan’s (GCAP) report, Undergraduate...

Mark Ibele discusses potential California tax system reform

Public policy is constantly being updated, changed and reformed to reflect current economic and social trends, however, California’s current state and local tax policy...

Gov. Brown signs controversial climate change bill

On Thursday, Sept. 8, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation SB 32 into law as an effort to reduce California’s carbon footprint. With the...

Behrooz Mortazavi discusses groundwater as resource for California drought

On Thursday, May 19, Principal of Water Resources Engineers Inc., Behrooz Mortazavi, spoke to Riverside residents about the valuable resource that groundwater can be...

Susan J. Mazer talks California plants and climate change

Susan J. Mazer, professor of ecology and evolutionary biology from UC Santa Barbara, gave a talk on Wednesday, April 13 about her work with...

BOOM Journal Hosts “Getting Religion” Forum

On Friday, Jan. 22, BOOM: A Journal of California hosted an evening at the Alumni and Visitors Center celebrating the release of the journal’s...

California legislators should be hungry for leftover laws

As Sacramento became abuzz with business concerning the new legislative year on Jan. 4, lawmakers will still have to tackle last year’s leftover legislation...

“What Can California do to Minimize Wildfires?”

  Recently, Lake County in Northern California experienced one of the worst wildfires in the state's history. It all started with a spark. Local fire...