Composite of a lush Valley farm field with SB ! and Job Killers logol

Editorial: SB 1 Is the Same Bad Legislation in a New Dress

Bad legislation is bad legislation. It doesn't matter how many times you try to dress it up. Or bring it back with a new number. SB 1 is not only redundant, anti-science, and a barrier to environmental progress, it would put a brake on California's econo...

Maine is 1st State to Ban Single-Use Foam Containers

AUGUSTA, Maine — Maine has banned single-use food and drink containers made from polystyrene foam, commonly known as Styrofoam. Maine now becomes the first state to enact a prohibition, though dozens of communities across the country, including Berkeley and...
Photo of the Friant-Kern Canal in the San Joaquin Valley

Can the Valley Balance People, Water, Ag, and Environment?

The San Joaquin Valley can overcome big challenges facing agriculture, the environment, and rural public health if major stakeholders embrace creative solutions to relieve stress on its water system. However, forging agreement on these solutions won't be ea...

Latest: Newsom Elected, Gas Tax Repeal Trailing

Democrat Gavin Newsom has been elected governor of California, taking the helm of the state's strong resistance to Trump administration policies on health care, immigration and the environment. Newsom's victory Tuesday over Republican businessman John Cox m...