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  • BEIJING, June 6- The government of California said on Tuesday it will work with China's science ministry to develop clean energy technologies, cooperate on emissions trading and explore other "climate-positive" trade and investment opportunities. President Donald Trump announced last week that he would pull the United States out of the 2015 Paris agreement...

  • BEIJING, June 6- The government of California said on Tuesday it will work with China's science ministry to develop clean energy technologies, cooperate on emissions trading and explore other "climate-positive" trade and investment opportunities. President Donald Trump announced last week that he would pull the United States out of the 2015 Paris agreement...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, June 1- State governors and city mayors were quick to claim the mantle of U.S. leadership in fighting climate change after President Donald Trump said on Thursday the country will pull out of the Paris climate agreement. There is a pathway here where the rest of America in reaction to, really, what is an insane decision by president Trump, takes the...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, June 1- State governors and city mayors were quick to claim the mantle of U.S. leadership in fighting climate change after President Donald Trump said on Thursday the country will pull out of the Paris climate agreement. There is a pathway here where the rest of America in reaction to, really, what is an insane decision by president Trump, takes the...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, June 1- California Governor Jerry Brown said on Thursday he will discuss merging carbon trading markets in his state and China when he travels to Asia later this week, a sign of the governor's ambition to influence global climate change policy. The governor heads to China on Friday for meetings focused on climate change. California has the largest...

  • WASHINGTON, May 22- The U.S. Transportation Department said on Monday it will release grant funds for a project to electrify a northern California commuter rail system. In February, the Transportation Department withheld a $647 million grant for the San Carlos Peninsula Corridor Electrification, or Caltrain, project, from San Francisco to San Jose to allow a...

  • A gun store sales associate looks on as a customer tries out a semi-automatic pistol in Las Vegas, Nevada.

    Gun sales are holding up better nationally than in California, where some see a slump from tough state regulations and predict closings.

  • SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 11- California Governor Jerry Brown on Thursday revised his proposed budget for the upcoming fiscal year, raising total spending by 2.2 percent and increasing funding for schools and transportation, even as he warned that the state's economy likely cannot sustain the growth of recent years. Still, Brown said the budget was considerably...

  • SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 11- California Governor Jerry Brown is set to revise his proposed budget on Thursday, as the most populous U.S. state faces slumping tax collections and uncertainty over whether the federal government will cut health care funding for the poor. The budget Brown proposed in January already required the first belt-tightening in years for...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, May 10- California's state tax collections in April fell short of expectations, a sign that the state may be headed toward an economic downturn, State Controller Betty Yee warned on Wednesday. California has collected $96.88 billion during the first 10 months of fiscal 2017, which ends June 30. For the month of April, during which California tends...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, May 10- California's state tax collections in April fell short of expectations, a sign that the state may be headed toward an economic downturn, State Controller Betty Yee warned on Wednesday. California has collected $96.88 billion during the first 10 months of fiscal 2017, which ends June 30. For the month of April, during which California tends...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, May 10- California's state tax collections in April fell short of expectations, a sign that the state may be headed toward an economic downturn, State Controller Betty Yee warned on Wednesday. California has collected $96.88 billion during the first 10 months of fiscal 2017, which ends June 30. For the month of April, during which California tends...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, May 10- California's state tax collections in April fell short of expectations, a sign that the state may be headed toward an economic downturn, State Controller Betty Yee warned on Wednesday. California has collected $96.88 billion during the first 10 months of fiscal 2017, which ends June 30. For the month of April, during which California tends...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, May 10- California's state tax collections in April fell short of expectations, a sign that the state may be headed toward an economic downturn, State Controller Betty Yee warned on Wednesday. California has collected $96.88 billion during the first 10 months of fiscal 2017, which ends June 30. For the month of April, during which California tends...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, May 10- California's state tax collections in April fell short of expectations, a sign that the state may be headed toward an economic downturn, State Controller Betty Yee warned on Wednesday. California has collected $96.88 billion during the first 10 months of fiscal 2017, which ends June 30. For the month of April, during which California tends...

  • LOS ANGELES, April 28- California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law on Friday a bill to raise gasoline taxes and other transportation-related fees for the first time in decades in an ambitious $52 billion plan to repair the state's long-neglected roads and bridges. The measure will increase excise taxes on gasoline by 12 cents per gallon, from the current...

  • LOS ANGELES, April 28- California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law on Friday a bill to raise gasoline taxes and other transportation-related fees for the first time in decades in an ambitious $52 billion plan to repair the state's long-neglected roads and bridges. The measure, increasing excise taxes on gasoline by 12 cents per gallon, from the current rate...

  • LOS ANGELES, April 7- One of the worst droughts in California history has officially ended, Governor Jerry Brown declared on Friday, but not before it strained the state's farm economy and threatened water supplies for millions of residents. That allowed Brown to lift most stipulations of an emergency order he implemented in January 2014, about two years after...

  • LOS ANGELES, April 7- One of the worst droughts in California history has officially ended, Governor Jerry Brown declared on Friday, but not before it strained the state's farm economy and threatened water supplies for millions of residents. That allowed Brown to lift most stipulations of an emergency order he implemented in January 2014, about two years after...

  • LOS ANGELES, April 7- One of the worst droughts in California history has officially ended, Governor Jerry Brown declared on Friday, but not before it strained the state's farm economy and threatened water supplies for millions of residents. That allowed Brown to lift most stipulations of an emergency order he implemented in January 2014, about two years after...