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24 years of Caltrans well-drilling ignored laws; risked groundwater contamination

Sacramento County is threatening to fine Caltrans millions in taxpayer dollars for drilling hundreds of wells over a period of decades in violation of laws aimed at protecting groundwater, records show. The county set the possible fine at as much as

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Pot farm regulations keep advancing in Legislature

A Democratic lawmaker from rural Northern California is finding plenty of support in Sacramento for his push for new state regulations on the growing of medical marijuana. Sen. Mike McGuire of Healdsburg is author of SB643, “The Medical Marijuana Public

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Spectacular waste in redwood forests

JULY 11, 2011 As I took the nearly six-hour drive recently from the Sacramento area, past Ukiah and up to Eureka, through the heart of California’s redwood-forested North Coast, I was reminded of the spectacular beauty of California. Driving through

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