Photo of a big-rig on the road near Mount Shasta

Will California Require Zero Emission Truck Sales?

SACRAMENTO — California could become the first state to require that a portion of new truck sales be electric or “zero emission” as it grapples with the nation's worst air. Home to the two largest ports in the country in Los Angeles and Long Bea...

Walters: Californians Want to Overturn Gas Tax Hikes

In today’s CALmatters column, Dan Walters evaluates the meaning of recent USC/LA Times poll numbers reflecting disapproval for the newly-passed “gas tax” among a majority of Californians. 54.2% responded that they would like to do away with the tax, which w...

Marijuana in Fresno? Debate is Just Warming Up

The Fresno City Council took a puff, puff, pass on setting a limit on the number of marijuana plants an individual could grow Thursday. In a procedural move, Council President Clint Olivier removed the vote fro...

Fresno Council: Marijuana Regs, Carbon Credits

Council Tackles Marijuana Plant Limits Again Here are the items that are grabbing my attention from the Thursday, Aug. 24, Fresno City Council meeting: Will the third time be a charm for the city to adopt...