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January 31, 2017 | Amy Quinton
A farmworker and two environmental justice groups have sued the California Department of Pesticide Regulation over rules on the application of a widely used fumigant.
December 27, 2016 | Ja'Nel Johnson
Plumas County Sheriff's deputies will soon be better equipped to save lives thanks to a donation.
December 22, 2016 | Chris Nichols
Children younger than 2 will be required to sit in a rear-facing car seat under a new California law that goes into effect January 1st.
August 9, 2016 | Ed Joyce
A new study shows fire-fighting foam containing highly fluorinated chemicals is contaminating drinking water supplies around many of the nation's military bases, airports and industrial sites.
July 29, 2016
Officials say they've found the first indication that mosquitoes are transmitting Zika virus in the U.S. Four people in South Florida are infected; travel or sexual transmission has been ruled out.
July 20, 2016 | Ed Joyce
A UC Davis researcher has used pigeons to track lead pollution in New York City and plans to do the same in California cities and agricultural areas.
July 18, 2016 | Ed Joyce
Drug and alcohol use dropped among students in California and school safety increased, according to the results of a statewide survey. But the report shows two indicators of depression risk are "at disturbingly high levels."
July 12, 2016 | Steve Milne
Several Sacramento area hospitals appear on a recent Consumer Reports list of U.S. hospitals with low cesarean section births. Medical experts attribute a rise in the maternal mortality rate partly to an increase in C-sections.
June 10, 2016 | Ja'Nel Johnson
Many Californians favor the Affordable Care Act, but many wouldn't say it has improved their health care, according to a new poll.